General Manager – Catalina Country Club Ltd

With the stunning Clyde River winding its way under the bridge, and picturesque beaches and bush all within reach, Batemans Bay is surrounded by natural beauty. Located just 147km from Canberra and 276km south of Sydney on the beautiful South Coast of NSW.

Club Catalina Country Club is located on Beach Road Batemans Bay, 1.5kms from the CBD of Batemans Bay. It’s a great place to enjoy a round of golf on the 27 hole championship golf course or relax and enjoy the offerings of the modern clubhouse. The Club House, Golf Course and Bistro are open 7 days a week with facilities including TAB, Keno, free live entertainment and a gaming installation of 132. 

The Club boasts 7900 members, 63 staff and is lead by a Professional Board of 9 Members who are working very cohesively towards a common goal for the Club. The Club is profitable and stable with a solid cashflow. Catering is outsourced to Contract Caterers and the food has an excellent reputation amongst locals and visitors!

The Board of Directors are now seeking to appoint a  suitably qualified, experienced and motivated Manager to lead this venue, be the public face of the Club and drive the business  forward. As General Manager and Secretary of the Company, you will manage all aspects of the Club for the benefit of its Members as well as managing the influx of seasonal visitations from tourists. You will have the support of a strong and experienced operations and administration team.

Broadly, your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Day to day control of all areas of the clubs operations
  • Member, Board, Staff & Committee Relations
  • Business operations and financial reporting
  • Managing People through leadership
  • Professional communication with all stakeholders

To be successful in this role you will meet the following criteria:
Essential: 

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to represent the Club in the community
  • Proven track record of successful change management and the ability to drive change
  • Sound knowledge and experience in Gaming Management
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a Board of professionals 
  • Demonstrable financial management, analysis and reporting experience
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing strategic plans and budgets
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to present a compelling case / point of view to the Board at all times
  • Flexibility to work a variety of hours / shifts as required
  • Current RSA and RCG Certificates

Desirable:

  • Degree qualifications in Management / Finance/Accounting
  • High level IT skills preferably including MiClub
  • Substantial interest in Golf preferably with GA Handicap

We welcome your application! Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2feGlbd

Secretary Manager – Mudgee Golf Club

 

 

Mudgee Golf Club & Redbank Function Centre is located in the Cudgegong Valley in the Central West of NSW. Mudgee is part of a beautiful region where there are 40 vineyards surrounding the town. 

Mudgee is well regarded for its lifestyle, fine wine and food.

Mudgee Golf Club is one of Country NSW’s leading golf clubs with a championship par 71 golf course that hosts many Golf NSW events. Mudgee’s famous Par 3, 17th, features in the coffee table book “Architect’s Choice” as the favourite hole in the world of renowned course architect, James Wilcher. He rates the three finishing holes as good as any around. 

The clubhouse has stunning functions facilities and is regarded as one of the leading venues in the Central West. Facilities include a recently rebuilt clubhouse encompassing a large bar, bistro, function rooms (seating up to 250) and a fabulous terrace for “al fresco” dining with stunning views over the fairways & gardens.  The club’s Redbank Restaurant and Function Centre is open from Tuesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner, as well as for conferences and functions.

We are seeking applications for the role of Secretary Manager to drive the club forward into a bright future.

The ideal applicant will be dynamic and have;

  • Experienced in the club industry with a good knowledge of Club Operations (preferred but not essential)
  • Strong financial management and reporting
  • Experience is managing an in house food and beverage operation
  • Proven success in marketing and management of a function venue
  • A strong focus on customer service
  • Strategic planning and implementation experience
  • High degree of computer skills (Micropower & MiClub desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with members and the community
  • Gaming management experience (preferred)
  • Demonstrated personnel management ability to motivate and lead the team
  • Current RSA and RCG certificates
  • Flexibility to work a variety of hours including some evenings and weekends

The Mudgee Golf Club is experiencing a period of ‘change for the better’, so this is a great time to bring fresh ideas, approaches and abilities to the role with a great opportunity to shape the future! An attractive salary package is available to the right person.

If you have a good sense of humour and are passionate about hospitality and golf, then we want to hear from you. 

Closing Date is 5pm on Friday, 28th November 2016.  Applications should be in the form of a Cover Letter and Résumé to manager@mudgeegolfclub.com.au.  The cover letter MUST reflect your ability to fulfil the responsibilities and skills listed above.

Australian permanent residents need only apply.

Operations Manager – Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club

Operations Manager.

As a result of the first merger between two golf clubs in Australia, the Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club is seeking to appoint a qualified and experienced person as its Operations Manager.

The merger of the two clubs provides the platform to create a first class private Club that will offer the very best in Sandbelt Golf with “state of the art” facilities and financial security. Currently the members enjoy golf over 36 holes on two locations, with 18 holes at the Kingswood site and 18 holes at the Peninsula site. In accordance with the Strategic Plans of the Club, each course at the Peninsula site will, in turn, be developed as per the Master Plan following which the Kingswood site will be closed. The construction of a state of the art clubhouse and accommodation is scheduled for the next 15 months.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, together with appropriate management experience.

Critical to determining the successful candidate will be the need for the applicant to demonstrate a proven ability of managing similar organisations. The success of this role demands that the applicant has strong leadership and communication skills and can work effectively and in a collaborative manner. The mantra of our club is ‘quality in all we do’ and the applicant must demonstrate a record of attention to detail.

If you are self-motivated with strong work ethics and have the desired qualities and experience that we seek from an Operations Manager, and you want to be involved in the most exciting club in Australia then send your application to:

The General Manager, Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club, Centre Dandenong Rd. Dingley Village, Victoria 3172 or email to heath@kingswoodgc.com.au

Applications close Monday 7th November 2016

A Position Description is available on request. An excellent remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Chief Executive Officer – Cottesloe GC

Cottesloe Golf Club is one of the leading and reputable private golf clubs in Australia.  Located in Swanbourne, Western Australia, Cottesloe Golf Club has been in existence since 1908 and has a reputation for excellence in service to Members and guests alike.

Over the past fifteen years the Club has undertaken significant course changes under the guidance of architect Graham Marsh and each change has led to a dramatic improvement in the overall presentation of the Course.

With a multi-functional Clubhouse situated in one of the most picturesque sites in the Perth metropolitan area, a full male membership with an extensive waiting list and a growing women’s membership, the Club is in an excellent position to continue building upon its proud history as a leader and innovator in golf in Western Australia.

The Club is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Chief Executive Officer to continue to drive the ongoing success of the Club in line with the strategic directions determined by the Board.

The Club operates under a modern corporate structure with a single Board rather than a series of committees overseeing the Club’s business and operations. Under the Club’s corporate structure, the Chief Executive Officer will report to the Board and will have autonomy in the management and operation of all key areas of the Club’s business in line with agreed budgets and key performance indicators.  Areas of responsibility will include the following:

  • Financial Management
  • Membership Services
  • Golf Course
  • Golf Retail and Playing Operations
  • Food and Beverage
  • Human Resource Management
  • Capital Project Management
  • Golf Tournament and Sponsorship Co-ordination
  • Community and Local Government liaison

The Chief Executive Officer will be supported by a quality team of managers responsible for the golf course, food and beverage, golf retail and playing operations. The managers will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

The Chief Executive Officer’s working week will be predominantly Monday to Friday with weekend and public holiday work only required when major tournaments or special Club events are scheduled.  

The ideal applicant will have a track record demonstrating excellent strategic thinking and ability to implement strategic plans, an ability to lead and inspire senior staff, strong financial and business acumen, strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, experience with capital projects and a focus on the provision of outstanding service to Members. In addition knowledge of golf and a suitable tertiary qualification in the areas of finance or management are seen as desirable. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on qualifications and experience.

Private and Confidential Applications, with resume and covering letter may be forwarded to The President, Cottesloe Golf Club Inc, PO Box 2512, Mt Claremont WA 6910 or via email: communications@cottesloegc.com

Applications should be submitted by no later than Thursday 21 July 2016.

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: http://bit.ly/2943eiC

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: http://bit.ly/1ZPpNIp

Sarah Watts

RAM, (Recruitment Administration Manager) White Now

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

W:  www.whitenow.com.au