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General Manager

Salary: £57200.00
  1. Established
  2. Park Management
  3. Tummel Valley

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Job description



General Manager £57,200 - accommodation available.

Tummel Valley Holiday Park

Your career, your way. We’re recruiting for an experienced General Manager to drive Parkdean Resorts forward in the thriving holiday park industry. 

Reporting into the Regional Director, you’ll play the leading role in the smooth and seamless running of your park, while providing excellent hands-on leadership and support to all departments.  
 

So, why Parkdean Resorts? 
 

Well, besides the one-of-a-kind team culture, stunning locations across the UK, and the security that comes with being a part of the UK’s largest holiday park organisation, we can offer: 

  • Annual management bonus scheme 
  • The opportunity to gain professional qualifications    
  • Clear career progression pathways  
  • Up to 50% off holidays with us 
  • 25% off holidays for friends and family 
  • 30% off park activities, food and drink 

 
We want to be a force for good for our parks, people, and planet. Our passion is to secure the sustainability of our business, create positive change, and leave a green footprint for future generations to enjoy.  
                                                                                                                                      

What you will be doing... 
 

As our new Head Honcho, you’ll be an experienced operator and enthusiastic and engaging leader that enjoys successfully supporting and leading a team. This means... 

  • Managing, organising, controlling, and supervising efficiently all elements of the park in line with current company policies and procedures ensuring delivery of the financial target of the parks EBITDA 
  • Recruiting, retaining, motivating, training and consistently developing the department heads along with their direct reports to ensure we get the best from our people and deliver/exceed our guest expectations 
  • Taking full responsibility of all revenue streams including Holiday Home Sales and Owners, Holiday Hire, on park spend and all park overheads whilst being directly accountable for the operation of all areas of the park in accordance with company standards of product, presentation, and service 
  • Managing, organising, controlling, and supervising the process of any specified capital expenditure as directed by the Regional Director ensuring financial, conceptual, and phasing objectives are achieved in line with company policy 
  • Managing agreed budgets of controllable expenses and wage costs, alongside determining, and implementing strategies to increase year on year sales and to achieve agreed gross profit margins throughout all units/departments 
  • Regularly exploring competitor activity, market trends and new initiatives 
  • A key focus area is agreeing with department managers their business plans and performance targets and monitoring these to take the necessary corrective action. In addition, you will plan with the management team their strategies to meet the seasonal demands of the business. 
     

Some of the skills we’re looking for: 
 

  • Significant experience managing large teams across multiple different departments 
  • Strong business and financial acumen 
  • A leadership style that focuses on positive culture, engagement, and development 
  • An ability to influence and negotiate 
  • Experience of planning and organising projects 

 

Whatever you do, please don’t filter yourself out! We are often flexible when considering an applicant’s skills and experience for a role. So, don’t be put off if you don’t tick all the boxes. 

 

Are we the right fit for you? 

 

At Parkdean Resorts we don’t leave unforgettable moments to chance.  

We pitch in, we have fun, and we grow, challenging and inspiring each other to make great things happen every, single, day. We’re the people people, Parkdean people - we’re family, ensuring holiday happy is never far away.  

 

PDR is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Adults at Risk. Background checks including DBS (or equivalent) will be carried out if appropriate.  

We want to do all we can to create an environment and recruitment process where people feel safe and comfortable to talk about disability. For any reasonable adjustment requests, please contact Stephanie Wood at Stephanie.Wood@parkdean-resorts.com.

                                                                                                          


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