General Manager – Kareela Golf & Social Club Ltd

Kareela Golf and Social Club Ltd/ Kareela Golf Course Operations PL is a busy golf and social club, with 700 golfing members and 5000 social members, located in the Sutherland Shire.  With our picturesque but challenging course, the Club offers a great day out followed by a visit to our friendly and relaxing ‘state of the art’ clubhouse which boasts 3 lounge areas, restaurant, coffee shop, kid’s club, function centre and a conference room for 20 as well as regular functions and events, operated by our external caterers.

Now looking for an experienced General Manager to take the reins of the Club, lead our 60 dedicated staff and accept this challenging role, which will require a self-starter who is motivated to succeed!

The Club is about to embark on a joint venture, with a view to developing our premises, therefore, the successful applicant will need to have the ability to liaise with relevant stakeholders including Council and Builders etc. and experience in Project Management will be a distinct advantage. It’s an exciting time to take the lead of the Club and get involved in this fantastic project!

The successful candidate will be:

  • A passionate, dedicated and professional person holding all the necessary prerequisite experience and certifications that are required within the industry
  • Fully conversant with modern trends in operating an 80 machine gaming installation
  • Fully conversant with the mainstream systems operated within the club and hospitality industry
  • Able to manager cashflow
  • Previous experience at a Golf Club would be highly regarded but is not essential

Duties will include:

  • Overall responsibility for managing the club and course operations including the Pro Shop.
  • Presentation of monthly accounts
  • Computer literacy essential with experience in MYOB, WageEasy, eBET & Generate an advantage
  • Development and implementation of club strategies
  • Development of policies and procedures
  • Be an active member of various Board sub committees
  • Revenue enhancement through marketing initiatives and cost control
  • Be proactive in change implementation
  • Support and guidance to the Board
  • Negotiations with internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will also:

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to multi task and
  • Have experience managing all facets of a licensed club operations

Remunerations will be negotiated commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here:

Director of Golf – New South Wales GC

This is an opportunity to be part of one of the preeminent golf clubs in the world and one of the highest calibre golf club management teams in the industry. 

The New South Wales Golf Club at La Perouse is the top ranked golf club in New South Wales, top 3 in Australia and within the top 30 worldwide (Golf Digest Magazine 2016). This ranking, profile and spectacular location attract a steady stream of international and often high profile visitors, bringing a whole other dimension to this role.    

The Director of Golf is a key member of the management team reporting into the General Manager. There will be a transitional phase in this role as the club assumes responsibility for the existing Golf Shop operation and the successful candidate will be integrally involved in working through this transition.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Management of overall golf operations including golf shop retail operations, tuition, driving range, golf cart facility and Caddies to standards expected at a golf club of this standing.
  • Planning, execution and administration of all elements of all golf competitions, tournaments and corporate events and liaison with the House Manager to facilitate all related F&B.
  • Course player management in conjunction with the Match Committee, to include speed of play and course usage analysis and management of all conduct, dress and etiquette standards.
  • Liaison with the Course Superintendent to manage the impact of course work on competitions and communication of local and temporary rules.
  • Management of the clubs social media and website and preparation of the annual programme.
  • Co-ordination/administration of all Men’s and Ladies Representative teams and matches.
  • Effective liaison with the House Manager to ensure there is pre-planning and smooth facilitation of all golf events on the day/night of functions.

You will be an experienced golf management professional who has most likely come up through the PGA ranks to a similar role in another high calibre golf club. Experienced across the full spectrum of golf operations, your depth of knowledge of golf will combine with strong administration skills and team leadership and management capabilities. Candidates based both in Australia and offshore will be considered but a strong long term commitment to a Sydney base will be essential. 

Applications will be managed by Ellington Savage.  Please register your interest in this role by emailing your application to quoting reference number 9994 with any correspondence.

Food and Beverage Manager – The National Golf Club

The National Golf Club is seeking a full time Food & Beverage Manager to join their team at Cape Schanck on the Mornington Peninsula. Reporting directly to the General Manager, the role is responsible for overseeing the coordination of the restaurant, bar service, functions and conferencing in the Club including managing the service standard of food and beverage within these areas.

The successful candidate will display

  • Strong organisational skills, and be able to deliver high levels of outstanding member experiences.
  • Manage all F&B and day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards
  • A proactive and pleasant personality.
  • Demonstrate a “Can Do” attitude at all times.
  • Exceptionally strong communication and facilitation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Lead F&B team by supervising, training and recruiting talented personnel.
  • Ensure excellent presentation of clubhouse facilities.  
  • Ensure compliance with all matters pertaining to Health & Safety.
  • Attend and actively participate in Head of Department meetings.

In this role you will also have the opportunity to;

  • Put forward new ideas and processes to improve overall operations.
  • Work with a dynamic team that has a passion for hospitality and providing outstanding service.
  • Work in an environment that allows you to gain a whole experience, not just a job.

Salary Package

  • A salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.
  • Excellent working conditions based at one of Australia’s premier golfing facilities.

Please email your resume in the first instance to:

Applications close Monday 27th June 2016

General Manager – Wyong Golf Club

Wyong Golf Club is ideally situated on the Central Coast of NSW, 75 kms from the northern suburbs of Sydney and 70kms from Newcastle.  The area is undergoing a rapid population growth, which will provide many opportunities for the Club, and is a popular holiday destination.

The Club has over 3,300 members, 25 staff and facilities include:  an outstanding 18 hole golf course, a large auditorium, Restaurant, Gaming (47 machines and entitlements), TAB and Keno.  There are about 50,000 rounds of golf played on the course annually, but we are “not just a golf club” with social activities in the Club on most days. The Club also has a strong culture of cooperation and a focus on customer satisfaction.

The Board of Directors of Wyong Golf Club is seeking applications for the role of General Manager. 

The successful applicant will report to the President and the Club’s Board of Directors and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Club, ensuring that all areas of the Club operate at maximum potential. You will be an experienced GM with an understanding & knowledge of Golf Club management. The Club is currently operating successfully, however will welcome a fresh perspective and a focus on developing the Functions aspect of the business.

Responsibilities of the General Manager will include, but not limited to:

  • Financial, Administration and project management.
  • Gaming and beverage management.
  • Cost effective marketing of the club.
  • Promoting the game of golf.
  • Liaising with contract caterers to ensure high quality of product and service.
  • Provide strong leadership with a focus on delivering quality customer service.
  • A strategic focus, with successful development and execution of strategic and annual business plans.

The successful applicant must demonstrate that they possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Proven experience in a senior management role.
  • Proven financial management skills.
  • Experience in the management and quality delivery of hospitality, golf and/or leisure facilities and services.
  • Highly developed communication and reporting skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and an understanding of the benefits of social media in the industry.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure. 
  • A friendly, independent and motivated person who will market and promote the club using innovative ideas.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated, directly relating to your qualifications, experience and skills.

This is the first time this role has been offered in 16 years – so don’t miss out on this opportunity! 

Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here:

General Manager – The Island Golf Club Nambucca Heads

General Manager – The Island Golf Club Nambucca Heads 

The Island Golf Club is situated on Stuart Island in the Nambucca River, enjoying an idyllic climate – it is one of two golf courses taking up a whole island in Australia. Situated half way between Sydney and Brisbane, about 35 minutes south of Coffs Harbour. 

The Club’s activities include a challenging 18 hole par 69 course with arguably the best greens on the North Coast and 2 squash courts. The Clubhouse has facilities including Bar and Gaming, with the popular “Island Restaurant” featuring fabulous river views. The setting is ideal for all types of functions, including weddings, party celebrations and corporate golf days. Our golf and social membership is currently 375 golfing members and 1875 social members.

We are looking to attract a motivated and hands on management professional, whose challenge will be to continue to grow the golfing and social membership of the Club in a highly competitive environment, and oversee the day to day operations of the Club in the role of General Manager

The successful applicant will have;

  • Previous management experience in the Club/Hospitality industry
  • Ability to lead and motivate a diversified team of employees in the Clubhouse and Green Shed
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to prepare monthly Board papers including monthly financial reports
  • Superior communication skills both written and oral
  • The ability to market and promote the Club
  • Be prepared to work flexible hours
  • The ability to meet all OLGR requirements
  • Hold current RSA and RCG certification

An interest in golf would be considered desirable but not essential.

Being a small Club, this position is “hands on” and represents an outstanding opportunity for the right person seeking to grow their management skills, and work with the Board to take the Club into the future. An Annual Salary will be negotiated subject to qualifications and experience.

Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here:

Sarah Watts

RAM, (Recruitment Administration Manager) White Now

P:  02 9807 1806  M:  0438 800 807  PO:  Box 458, Ryde NSW 1680


Golf Operations Manager – Catalina Country Club


Catalina Country Club is an impressive 27 Hole Championship Golf Course located in Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast.

The role of Golf Operations Manager is to oversee and administrate Golf Operations at the Club.

Objective of the position:

  • To promote golf club membership
  • Overseeing the Club’s golfing competitions and social/charity golf fixtures
  • To maximise course usage

What you will bring to this role:

  • Strong previous golf operations experience of member competition golf.
  • An exceptional customer service focus
  • Capacity to understand and resolve concerns held by members
  • Previous experience in developing and implementing policy and procedure
  • An eye for detail
  • Flexibility to work across 7 days

Essential skills:

  • Previous MiClub golf program experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience to ensure operational excellence
  • Exceptional organisation skills

Remuneration will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Written applications should be received by close of business 29 June 2016, and addressed to:

Cushla Hands

Business Development Manager


154 Beach Road

Batemans Bay  NSW 2536                  

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.