Head Greenkeeper

  • Full-time
  • Department: Golf

Company Description

Velaa Private Island is one of the leading resorts in the world. The combination of innovative and unique architectural design and the bespoke private service offered from our expert and experienced team ensures the perfect environment to create the most memorable and unforgettable moments for each and every one of our valued guests. 

Located north from Malé, within the constellation of islands that form the Noonu Atoll, Velaa Private Island brings a new meaning to “private moments” in the Maldives. Here the essence of Maldivian culture, lifestyle and landscape meets limitless opportunities, where no request is too much, and each guest will ultimately feel that this is their own private Island.

Job Description


•Assist in managing the daily operations of the Golf Department,  supporting the team in achieving departmental objectives.

•Lead the Golf colleagues by ensuring proper training and coaching.

•Responsible for maintaining the golf course in line with Troon standards.

•Work with Troon and prepare the annual golf course maintenance budget and agronomy planner.

•Responsible for growing and managing the Agronomy Department.

•Supervise colleagues within the department to ensure that standards and policies of service are maintained.

•Build strong relations with partners and key agents.

•Demonstrate a high degree of Velaa’s culture and service standards awareness.


•3 - 5 years working experience in a top 5* luxury Resort will be an advantage, including remote location exposure.

•Relevant turf certified qualifications.

•Strong understanding on all areas of a Golf Course Agronomy Department.

•Excellent command of written & spoken English, fluency in additional language will be an advantage.

•Strong communication skills.

•Excellent organizational and multitasking skills & confident to anticipate and manage processes.

•Ability to lead initiatives, negotiate, multi-tasking and accountability for team actions.

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