Job Alert: Development Centre Manager

An exciting new vacancy has arisen within ClubGolf, the national junior golf development programme. Born out of Scotland’s successful bid to host Ryder Cup 2014, ClubGolf continues to strive to provide opportunities to help aspiring young golfers reach their potential. The rollout of 50 Development Centres over the next 3 years will accelerate achieving this aim. Applications are now being sought for the role of Scottish Golf Development Centre Project Manager to oversee this project.

Salary circa £35,000
The post offers a company vehicle, pension scheme and other benefits

Candidates for the position must have a minimum of two years experience working in a sports development environment with a robust knowledge and understanding of the ClubGolf programme and the Scottish Golf player pathway.  You must be capable of working in a fast-moving and dynamic environment with strong project management and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

The postholder will be expected to work remotely from a home office base but with access to a network of regional offices.  The role will involve some work at weekends and evenings and will require significant travel around the country.  The Scottish Golf Development Centre Project Manager will be line managed by the ClubGolf Manager and will lead on the following key areas:


  • To lead the ongoing implementation and rollout of Scottish Golf's Development Centres, supported by ClubGolf
  • To develop and maintain the online coaching resource for coaches and players within the Development Centre programme
  • To guide and support facility development planning and funding applications for proposed  Development Centre facilities
  • To maintain and manage relationships with clubs, facilities, coaches, parents and players
  • To work alongside the Performance Development Manager in maintaining and building relationships with  Area and County representatives
  • To manage the Development Centre budget and related financial management
  • To monitor and evaluate the Development Centre programme

This is a key role within the ClubGolf team and provides an exciting opportunity for someone looking to advance their career within sports development.  The position will involve working closely with the ClubGolf Regional Managers, Scottish Golf Performance Development Manager and the PGA's Coach Education and Development Manager as well as other teams within Scottish Golf.

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Applications, CV with accompanying cover letter and details of current remuneration should be emailed to Ruth Hughes:

The closing date for applications is Friday, 30 November 2012 at 12 noon and it is anticipated interviews will be held on Friday 7 December 2012

ClubGolf is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the principles of equality.


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