Are you energetic, motivated and a people person? Do you love creating memorable experiences out of everyday moments? You might be the perfect fit for a dynamic career at Royal Nairobi Golf Club. Join a team that is dynamic, innovative and committed to achieving the best.
POSITION: GOLF PRO
Overall Purpose: The main objective of this role is to offer Golf lessons to members, junior clinics and third parties to include guests at Club and also to provide operational support of the Golf course.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/SPECIFIC DUTIES
Events & Competition Management
Plan, promote and direct all golf activities- Oversee club tournaments and related events including day to day management of all aspects of Golfing that include Green-keeping, Golf instruction, Course rating and competitions.
• Under the direction of the Golf Committee, implement and administer a system governing the start of play and the handicap system.
Golf Course Advisory:
Working with the Captain and any other external consultants in developing coaching program, course rating and equipment selection for the club.
Cooperate with the Course Superintendent on maintenance issues that affect the playability of the golf course.
Enthusiastically promote golf and golfing activities with a high level of service; play golf with members of all skill-levels to generate enthusiasm.
Be open and interested in members’ suggestions, resolving issues as they arise, including presentation of more difficult issues and possible solutions to the General Manager.
Club Financial & Compliance:
Overseeing the range operations and ensure maximization of revenue collection.
Administer, interpret and enforce all club rules and policies that govern the use of the course, golf carts, and other golf-related facilities. Golf Office Administration:
Participate in the Golf and course Committee meeting and competition committees.
Organize course marshalling including monitoring pace of players. Supervisory Role:
Organizing caddy training including assessing and inducting new caddies
Supervising and training caddy masters, range attendants and starters and any other golf professionals attached to the club.
ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
High school diploma and Golf college/Professional Golf Association Degree
Five (5) years’ minimum experience in a commercial environment.
Knowledge of the World Golf Handicap system.
Knowledge on golf rules and regulations.
Golf administration experience will be an added advantage.
Must have two years’ experience in golf management in a reputable Club
Expertise in golfing rules and regulations.
Knowledge and understanding of typical golf course procedures.
Good communications skills
Adaptable to changes
Customer service skills and Attention to details
Organized, accurate and reliable
Professional attitude and expectations
Recognizes and resolves problems quickly and efficiently
Physically capable and energetic and Fast and efficient Team player
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org including cover letter, current and expected remuneration and detailed resume. Deadline for application is Friday, 12th November, 2021 at 6.00 pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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