Managing Director

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  • Title: Managing Director
  • Type: Advertised selection
  • Salary: Highly Attractive Salary & Benefits
  • Location: Norfolk
  • Contact: Peter Fenton / Richard Langton
  • Reference: B800

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Exceptional opportunity to take leadership of the Holkham Estate with one of Britain’s most important stately homes at its heart.  A diversified multi-million pound business comprising a range of profitable rural enterprises.  (

The Position 

  • Deliver against the current strategy to ensure sustainable business growth and profit enhancement.  Develop compelling proposals for investment both on and off the Estate.
  • Ensure the values, behaviours and operations of all parts of the Estate support its ambition to be an exemplar business within the sector.
  • Promote a culture of capability development and inclusiveness to ensure the Estate’s position as a regional employer of choice.

The Candidate

  • Commercially-focussed general manager with an inclusive but clear management style.  Experienced business leader with an affinity for the countryside and a business’s place within the community.
  • Accomplished commercial skills and a track record of operational delivery, including within consumer-facing businesses.  Ability to reconcile the competing demands of visitor delight and historical preservation.
  • Diplomat with the gravitas befitting an ambassador for the Estate.  Character and personality to deal with responsibilities effectively with grace, patience and humour.

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