General Manager – Bairnsdale Golf Club

Bairnsdale Golf Club situated on Paynesville Road Eagle Point in Victoria has over 600 members and comprises a superbly maintained 18 Hole Golf Course with two excellent Bowling Greens. The club has all golf practice facilities, Pro-Shop and Golf Professional together with a driving range and on site cart storage.

Our club has recently won the Golf Club of the Year Award for 2017 which follows 2015 & 2016 awards for Golf Facility of the Year together with the award for Best Country Pro-Am in 2015. Our lawn bowls greens are rated as one of the best in East Gippsland. The club employs 3 course staff together with a bar supervisor and 2 part time administration staff. Volunteers support the staff team and are an important part of our club culture.

The Club, located in East Gippsland wishes to appoint a suitably qualified, professional Club Manager to drive the business to new levels. Reporting to the Club President, responsibilities will include:

  • Financial and Material Management of Club resources
  • Administration of all club operations
  • Leadership and innovation in driving the Strategic and Operational business plans of the Club.
  • Legislative compliance with Liquor activities.
  • Ensuring high levels of staff performance and customer service.
  • Ensuring excellent communication is achieved with members, sponsors and the Golf Professional
  • Liaison with Golf Vic, Golf Australia, and other appropriate bodies.

The successful candidate will preferably possess the following attributes:

  • Experience of Golf and / or Community Club management, within a team environment.
  • Ability to set budgets and manage and understand financial matters.
  • Proven communication skills, knowledge of technology and office systems.
  • Commitment to the creation and delivery of innovative sales/marketing strategies and revenue streams
  • Sound knowledge of OH&S regulations.
  • Possess or willing to gain a Responsible Serving of Alcohol certificate (RSA).
  • Be an obvious leader who can impart their personality upon the staff and Club activities.
  • Member/visitor focussed with a passion for customer service
  • Managing and developing relationships with stakeholders, suppliers, guests, members and the local community

An attractive employment package will be negotiated with the successful candidate. Previous experience in the club or hospitality industry will be an advantage.

To obtain a copy of the Position Description and KPIs please email club@bairnsdalegolf.com.au

All applications must be received by email and are to include your CV and Cover Letter sent to club@bairnsdalegolf.com.au

Interviews will be held at Bairnsdale Golf Club.

Applications will be closing 31st October, 2017

Finance Manager – The Australian Golf Club

The Australian Golf Club is recognised as one of Australia’s pre-eminent golf clubs with a proud history of having hosted 19 Australian Open tournaments to date, and scheduled to host again this year, in 2019, 2021 and 2023.

Beyond its world-class golf course and tournament hosting track record, The Australian Golf Club has outstanding clubhouse facilities for members and guests. With a strong membership and forward thinking Board, this role becomes available at a very attractive time in the Club’s development. 

Reporting to the CEO you will have overall responsibility for the Club’s finance function. You will lead the finance team to manage the organization’s financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with investment/lending institutions and the financial community. This will involve providing the CEO, management team and Board with timely and accurate financial data to ensure the management, oversight and governance of the organisation is to the highest standards.

Strong commercial acumen will combine with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of business practices including; financial monitoring and management, strategic planning, performance management, and corporate governance principles. This will combine with experience in managing the finance function of a similar sized organisation with membership-based or club organisation exposure beneficial. However, a background in other sectors such as hospitality or tourism would also be considered. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline as well as CA or CPA membership would be expected.
This role is the perfect platform to build out your broader stakeholder engagement capabilities as a key member of a front-facing management team. Very much a golfers’ club, an interest in golf and an appreciation for the history, traditions, standing and culture of The Australian Golf Club would be desirable.

 Ellington Savage has been appointed by The Australian Golf Club to handle the recruitment of this role. If you would like to find out more please contact Mark Matehaere or Alexandra L’Estrange on +61 2 8234 0200 or email your CV and Cover Letter to alexandra.lestrange@ellingtonsavage.com.au

Operations Manager – Nelson Bay GC

With the recent opening of a new clubhouse situated in the heart of Nelson Bay, an opportunity is available for the exciting role of Operations Manager.

This senior role is responsible for the management of the Club’s business operations in an effective and sustainable manner. This will enable the Board & Management team to achieve its strategic goals and improve customer satisfaction.  

This will be done through the establishment of systems and processes which deliver quality service and Club products for Club members, guests and the community.

This position reports directly to the General Manager and is an active role in a progressive management team.

A full position description is available on request.

A minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

If you are interested in the position please apply to the General Manager gm@nelsonbaygolf.com.au

General Manager – Spring Valley GC

  • Permanent Full-time role with a prestigious and respected Melbourne sand belt club
  • Build on the outstanding facilities, strong membership base and sound financial position
  • Manage operations, capitalise on commercial opportunities and lead change and growth

This is a unique opportunity for a charismatic and innovative General Manager to oversee the operations of the Club and deliver an exceptional experience for Members.

Reporting to the Board, the primary goal of the General Manager is to ensure a sustainable and vibrant Club into the future – delivering an engaging customer experience, building on its financial strength and continuing to build the existing membership.

This will require a good understanding of the industry, its opportunities and challenges, and the experience and business acumen to drive the Club forward – identifying and capitalising on opportunities to further enhance the Club’s position.

The scope of the role includes responsibility for:

  • Customer experience – ensuring the club’s mission, brand, programs, products and services reflect the needs of members and are consistently presented in strong, positive images
  • Strategy, governance and leadership – effective business processes, policies and information systems, compliance, risk and asset management
  • Performance management and improvement – operational and financial plans, budgets, marketing and membership activities
  • People and culture – attracting and developing key talent and driving a culture of continuous improvement, opportunity and accountability

You will have a track record of success in a commercial, hospitality or sport related business environment, effective and engaging leadership, stakeholder management, and interpersonal skills combined with strong business acumen and high level operational and financial management competencies.

An effective communicator with strong conceptual, analytical, strategic thinking skills and sound judgement, you are also energetic and highly motivated to grow the organisation’s reputation and service offering.

Tertiary qualifications in business, commerce or sports management, an understanding of the club sporting culture and an appreciation of the needs and expectations of a member based organisation will be highly regarded.

Specific questions, requests for the position description and applications are to be forwarded to Mark Dalton, Independent Recruitment Consultant, via mark@recruitmentchap.com

Applications must include your current resume and a brief application letter outlining your claims to the position. Please note that resumes without an application letter will not be acknowledged or considered.

 

Golf Operations Manager/Administrator-Avondale Golf Club

Avondale Golf Club is a prestigious private member golf club on the North Shore of Sydney. An exciting role has become available to coordinate our golf operations.

The main aims of the role are to manage the Club’s Golf Operations to achieve strategic and agreed operational objectives. To provide excellent service and facilities to members, their guests and corporate clients and improve the financial performance of the golf operations area.

This role reports directly to the CEO and will play an active role in the progressive management team. 

The successful candidate will be an outstanding people person and align and contribute positively to our staff values and can take our golf operations to the next level.

A full position description is available upon request.

If you are interested in this role please apply to Rosalind Connolly, Manager for Admin and Finance rosalind@avondalegolfclub.com.au

Operations Manager – Howlong Golf Resort

Howlong is situated on the banks of the majestic Murray River, 29 km west of Albury, within a renowned gourmet food and wine region. The club has a highly regarded 18-hole golf course, 2 Bowling Greens, 25-unit resort complex with 4 brand new luxury apartments, large club house with two restaurants, cafe, function rooms, 64 gaming machines, TAB and Keno. 

The award winning Howlong Golf Resort has the largest membership base of any golf Club in Australia. Howlong is Jack Newton Junior Golf Club of the Year for 2011, Golf Australia Centre of the year for 2012 and Highly Commended Clubs NSW Award Winner for 2014.

The Howlong Golf Resort seeks an Operations Manager to take responsibility for the day to day operations of our busy and diverse Club. 

The successful applicant will possess:

  • a passion for the hospitality industry
  • excellent organisational skills
  • strong people management skills
  • excellent food and beverage customer service skills and product knowledge
  • be well presented, friendly and professional.
  • possess astute business experience
  • have well developed sales and marketing knowledge
  • proven success in a similar leadership role

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Previous experience in the club or hospitality sector will be an advantage. 

Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2vF4J2s

Further details can be obtained by contacting Chris Rebbechi on 02 6026 5321.

General Manager – South Lakes GC

Established in 1967, the South Lakes Golf Club has the largest membership base of Regional Golf Clubs in South Australia. The Club is located at Goolwa on the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula adjoining the Murray River between Lake Alexandrina and the spectacular Southern Ocean.

The Club is seeking to appoint a new General Manager.

South Lakes is a full service Golf Club of over 700 members and comprises a superbly maintained 18 hole golf course with all golf practice facilities, Pro-Shop and Golf Professional. A large, comfortable Clubhouse providing Bar, Dining and Gaming Room along with ample Member Parking and secure Golf Cart Parking.

The Club wishes to appoint a suitably qualified, professional Club Manager to drive the business to new levels. Reporting to the Club President, responsibilities will include:

  • Financial and Material Management of Club resources
  • Administration of golf operations
  • Leadership and innovation in driving the Strategic and Operational business plans of the Club.
  • Legislative compliance with both Gaming and Liquor activities.
  • Ensuring high levels of staff performance and customer service.
  • Liaison with GolfSA, Golf Australia, Golf Management Australia (SA) and other appropriate bodies.

The successful candidate will preferably possess the following attributes:

  • Experience of Golf and / or Community Club management, within a team environment.
  • Ability to set budgets and manage and understand financial matters.
  • Proven communication skills, knowledge of technology and office systems.
  • Sound knowledge of WHS regulations.
  • Eligibility to obtain Responsible Person and Gaming Manager approval.
  • Be an obvious leader who can impart their personality upon the staff and Club activities.
  • Ability to build new professional relationships within the community.

An attractive employment package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

To obtain a copy of the Position Description and KPIs please email lucas.bradley@elders.com.au

All applications must be received by email and sent to lucas.bradley@elders.com.au

Interviews will be held at South Lakes Golf Club.

Applications will be closing COB Thursday 31st August, 2017

Previous Applicants need not apply.

General Manager – Moss Vale Golf Club

Moss Vale is a vibrant and thriving community in a charming rural setting with a rapidly growing commercial centre.  Located in the Southern Highlands, an easy 90-minute drive southwest of Sydney and only a 40 minute down to Wollongong and the Illawarra region.

Moss Vale Golf Club was founded in 1904 and the golf course is now regarded as one of the most scenic and challenging courses in regional NSW.  18 well-conditioned holes are on offer as well as good practice facilities including a driving range, nets, practice chipping and putting greens.

Moss Vale Golf Club also owns Dormie House which is a 1930’s 32 room guesthouse positioned on the golf course. Dormie House retains its period charm while providing value with the golf play and stay packages.

The club now seeks to appoint a competent, qualified and professional General Manager to drive this multi-faceted business forward as well as providing the opportunity to work and live in the fast-developing Southern Highlands.

Reporting to the Club President, key responsibilities will include:

  • Leadership and innovation in driving the club’s Strategic, business and marketing plans
  • Financial and material management of club resources
  • All club operations
  • Business and legislative compliance in the Club industry, as well as WH&S
  • Ensuring and maintaining high levels of staff performance and customer service
  • Liaising with all governing bodies and industry associations
  • Engage with regional tourism and the local community

The successful candidate will preferably possess the following attributes:

  • Experience with golf and/or club management within a team environment.
  • Highly developed business development, forecasting and analysis skills
  • Commitment to the creation and delivery of innovative sales/marketing strategies and revenue streams
  • Superior service skills, outstanding operational skills and vibrant hands-on management style
  • Guest/member focussed with a passion for customer service
  • Ability to set budgets, comprehend and manage all club finances
  • Proven communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience of successful people management including HR capabilities, recruitment, performance management, training and development
  • Managing and developing relationships with stakeholders, suppliers, guests, members and the local community