Sports Turf Manager – FEATURED JOB

Client Details

Sports Turf Manager - FEATURED JOB

County Turf grow over 2000 acres of high quality turf and supply sports stadiums, golf courses, architects, landscapers and wholesalers.  They grow and supply the best quality natural turf for the sports industry.

County Turf are also a world leader in the Hybrid market due to years of research and experience dealing with Hybrid systems for sports use.  They have built up an excellent reputation after installing Hybrid Systems at several Premiership Rugby and Football clubs and continue to maintain longstanding relationships with these clients.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate’s main responsibilities will be for all aspects of growing and maintaining the Hybrid sports pitches as well as managing a small operational team to help with production.

In addition, the successful candidate will be a key member in the stadium installation projects throughout the UK, and possibly Europe.  You will be in charge of running the project on site by managing all installation personnel.  Furthermore, you will be required to offer support to the Grounds Team, of each venue, post installation (both on site and remotely).

Other specific duties include:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, colleagues and customers
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Meeting both existing and potential customers to explore/advise on their requirements to deliver sales
  • Representing the company at various trade shows to promote the brand and products

Due to the nature of this role, you need to have a flexible approach to working hours.  There will be a requirement to work weekends and work away from home, as and when necessary.

Essential requirements

  • Experience of Grounds Management, working in sports turf, including the maintenance of sports pitches
  • Proven experience of leading and managing staff
  • Knowledge of Hybrid systems would be advantageous for this role.

Salary

Competitive, depending on experience.

Accommodation can be arranged if required

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements in the job description and personal specification to info@countyturf.co.uk