General Manager

  • Banbury United FC
  • Banbury United Football Club, The Banbury Plant Hire Community Stadium, Station Approach, Banbury OX16 5AB, UK
  • 08 May, 2024
Part time Leadership & Management

Job Description

Role Summary
 
To provide leadership and exemplary professional standards in facilities, safety and events
management, that will enhance the delivery of the future vision for Banbury United Football
Club.
 
To direct and control specific club operations in accordance with the strategy and business
plans agreed and implemented by the Board, to ensure that overall organisational goals and
objectives are met.
This new General Manager position will be the most senior employed position within the
Club. The General Manager will apply a new layer of order and professionalism within the
unique working environment of a community-owned football club that is predominantly
staffed by volunteers.
 
Key Duties
 
Football and Events Operations
 
Manage the operational delivery of the Banbury United First Team and other match days
and outdoor events at the Banbury Plant Hire Community Stadium, and, where required, for
away matches.
 
Provide (non-coaching) organisational support to the football staff and coaching team, to
include the U18 Development, Women and Girls’ teams, to enable them to compete at the
highest level.
 
Stadium and Facilities Management
 
Day-to-day venue operations and facilities management at the Banbury Plant Hire
Community Stadium.
 
Oversee unexpected maintenance issues, to include addressing repairs and overseeing
effective maintenance delivery.
 

Banbury United is a Community Benefit Society. It is registered under the Co-operative and
Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, Registration Number 7135, as Banbury United Community

Football Club Ltd

Ensure proactive engagement with internal staff or external contractors to ensure that
maintenance responsibilities are undertaken in a timely, cost effect and competent manner.
 
Lead monthly team meetings.
 
Take an active role in the compliant documentation of Health and Safety matters, to
include:
 
Health & Safety policy
Safe systems of work
Recording of risk assessments
Preventative maintenance and safety schedules
Fire safety compliance
Alarm and detection systems
SAG
 
Business Delivery
 
Contribute to the development of the Club’s strategy, and lead development in key
operations to ensure that the Club achieves its objectives, vision and annual business plan.
 
Working with functional leads, where they exist, deliver the stadium facility operational
strategic objectives across all relevant functional areas including:
 
Matchday management
Finance
Food & beverage operations
Events and functions
Communications and media
People management and HR
Administration
Risk and compliance
 
Oversee all necessary policies and procedures to facilitate Club and stadium management
control, and to ensure that all internal operations achieve their business objectives.
 
Assist the Board lead on major project / change management initiatives ensuring, where
applicable, robust business cases are submitted to the wider Board for approval.
 
Manage accountable operational budgets to ensure that the club has the resources required
to meet its objectives within agreed financial parameters, to enhance the financial strength
of the club.
 
Ensures compliance with grant funding partnership KPIs and conditions.