General Manager – Everglades Golf Club

Everglades Country Club situated on the beautiful Central Coast at Woy Woy. This is a truly amazing Organisation. With a membership of 8,872 (including approx 1,200 sporting members) and a gaming installation of 100 plus, this large, modern and well respected club has plenty to offer its employees AND the local community! The Club covers both Golf and Bowling, with a popular and challenging 18 hole golf course and 3 Bowling Greens.

Catering is operated in house with Altro Dining offering a selection of menu items from gourmet delights to everyday classics for lunch and dinner daily along with a coffee shop open till 8pm. The Club’s Function rooms can cater for a range of events, and conferences. The Halfway House is operated under contract.

The Board of Directors are now seeking to appoint a new General Manager to take the lead of the Club and work closely with them to drive it forward. You will have a strong ‘people focus’ on both Members and staff and will be able to bring fresh ideas and perspective to the Club. You will also have proven success in marketing and promotions and driving the business to meet all Member needs, sporting and social.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Implementing & developing Club policy and procedures
  • Operations management
  • Staff and Contractor management
  • Developing and implementing marketing strategies
  • Financial management
  • Ensuring compliance across the Club
  • Working closely with the Board to develop a strategic direction for the Club

To take on this leading role you will bring:

  • A sound knowledge of Club operations across all areas
  • Previous management experience in a hospitality environment
  • Strong financial management, analysis & reporting skills and experience
  • Good business acumen
  • Strong people management skills and experience in relation to all HR issues
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills
  • Proven success in marketing and promotion of a business
  • Excellent knowledge and demonstrated ability in development and management of Clubs
  • Good knowledge of all compliance and regulatory issues relating to Registered Clubs 
  • Good computer literacy 
  • Flexibility to work across 7 days and nights as required
  • Hold current RSA and RCG Certifications
  • Relevant Business Management qualifications desirable 

Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2EIQJJ3

General Manager – Gordon Golf Club

Gordon Golf Club is located on the upper North Shore, 16 kilometres from the Sydney CBD. Founded in 1936, with a membership level of 350 playing members and 390 social members, the club has the reputation of being the friendliest club on the North Shore.

There is an opportunity for you to join us as our new General Manager.

The responsibilities for this position will include.

  • Management: Ensure the effective management of the Gordon Golf Club operations and activities as directed by the Board of Directors inclusive of but not limited to: Financial compliance, Legal compliance, Insurance compliance, Employment compliance. To manage all aspects of the budgeting and financial functions of the Club. To manage all aspects of bar, catering, functions and meeting services.
  • Finance: Manage all aspects of the Club’s finances, banking and account payments, to seek opportunities for restraint of expenditure against budget.  To prepare monthly financial reports for the Board of Directors
  • Administration: Provide effective administration services to the Club. To provide a Risk Management function and ensure appropriate Insurance coverage. To provide accurate and timely Payroll services to staff and a Human Resources function. Maintain an up to date database of all Members
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant Acts and Regulations , ensuring the Club complies with all Acts and Regulations relevant to its operation. These include but are not limited to: OHS&W Act, Employment Legislation and Award conditions, Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment provisions, Liquor Licensing requirements, Food Hygiene regulations and Trade Practices Legislation
  • Golf: To work to ensure positive outcomes for the Club and players in Club events. Provide support to the Match Committee in the organisation, management and administration of golf competitions. To seek and implement ideas for improving playing and business opportunities with the Club Professional
  • Promotional Activities: To promote the Club and the golfing activities it provides by seeking sponsorship arrangements for the Club and golfing events. Implement policies to retain and expand the Club’s membership. Collaborate on joint activities and events and provide articles and advertisements for local newspapers and other industry media. Promote the Clubs facilities for Functions and Meetings.
  • Board of Directors Relationship: To effectively support and communicate with the Board of Directors through the Club President. Regular attendance at Board meetings to include preparation of Agendas and Reports. Provide advice and guidance re legislative changes and regulations. Communicate on significant issues as they arise.

 The successful applicant will possess the following attributes:

  • A tertiary qualification in business or management is desirable and/or substantial experience in the area of golf club management or general club management
  • Previous golf industry & Mi Club experience preferred.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and financial software packages.
  • Experience working within a Committee/Board structure with Committee reporting experience.
  • Strong financial acumen including preparation and management of annual budgets, liaison with finance committee, auditors and preparation of annual reports.
  • Working knowledge and experience in hospitality and events management.
  • Experience in staff employment, supervision and management, development and training.
  • Interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to manage conflict.
  • Flexibility and ability to changing environments, including leading change as required.
  • A friendly, independent and motivated person with strong communication and personal skills which match the Club’s culture.

Applications:

To apply please forward by email your resume together with a brief summary of what makes you interested in applying for this position to:

Peter Baily – President Gordon Golf Club – email: pahbaily@bigpond.net.au

An appropriate salary package of between $65 -$75,000 and employment terms will be negotiated dependent on experience.

Applications close by Wednesday, 28th February 2018

General Manager – Cammeray Golf Club

The Board of Directors of Cammeray Golf Club, a 9-hole golf course on the lower North Shore of Sydney, seek to appoint a Manager who has an “all-round” skill set.

The successful applicant will be responsible for leading the Club forward in a manner that is consistent with the Club’s Strategic Plan.

Reporting to the President and Board of Directors, the successful applicant will be accountable for the effective and efficient operations of all aspects of the Club including day-to-day management, ensuring outstanding service to members and guests and effective leadership of team of dedicated administration, golf course and bar staff.

The successful applicant will also work closely with the Pro Shop and on site Caterers.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Developing marketing and business plans
  • Meeting revenue targets while managing expenses within the approved budget thus generating profitable revenue
  • Managing the approved budgets
  • Identifying sponsorship and grant funding opportunities
  • Driving cost effective marketing of the club including digital marketing and social media
  • Initialise club promotions for both members and guests and build the business utilising sustainable initiatives
  • Liaising with the community to build the reputation of the Club
  • Dealing with all Club stakeholders including Members, Council, NSW State government, contractors, employees and the broader community
  • Growing the Club’s membership base
  • Ensuring all regulatory requirements are satisfied in a timely manner.
  • Effective project management of initiatives endorsed by the Board
  • Challenging traditional club activity to attract members and culture
  • Being prepared to think “outside the box” to identify new sources of revenue
  • Leading a team by example

If you are a self-motivated individual with financial and IT acumen, who is looking for a challenge, please apply to president.cammeraygolfclub@gmail.com

Applicants must include a current resume and brief covering letter outlining your vision for this position.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and only those applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted for interviews.

Applications will close on Friday, 23rd February 2018.