Parkdean Resorts

General Manager - Holiday Park

Location
Clacton-on-Sea
Salary
63000
Posted
23 Jun 2022
Closes
21 Jul 2022
Ref
DF1937
Job Type
Full Time
Are you addicted to the holiday park buzz like us? We’re recruiting for an experienced and inspirational General Manager to drive Parkdean Resorts forward in this thriving industry.

Reporting into the Regional Director, we are looking for an experienced operator to successfully lead the team who is also an enthusiastic and engaging leader. If you would like to be considered for this position, we welcome your application.


Your Parkdean Perks:

•50% off holidays at Parkdean Resorts

•30% off on park spend

•30% off food and drink

•Stand-by holidays at a discounted rate

•Incentives and competitions

•Development and progression

•Apprenticeships


In your role, you’ll be…

•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 such as Bank Holidays, School Holidays, and other seasonal events as they occur.

The idea person will have:

•Strong business and financial acumen, with a passion for customer focus

•An honest, professional and a respectful approach

•An ability to influence and negotiate

•Experience of planning and organising projects

•Previous experience in the holiday parks industry and senior level management of a similar size and scope will be hugely advantageous.

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


We pitch in, we work hard, 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, creating amazing memories together.


What we live by & what we look for:

Care | we care about our guests, our people and our communities.

Pace | we make great things happen, making the most of every minute.

Difference | we celebrate difference and encourage each other to be ourselves.

Belonging | we’re family, offering a home away from home where people feel safe.

Value | we value all.

Creating amazing memories is in our DNA – is it in yours?

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

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