Springwood Country Club – General Manager


Springwood Country Club is a glorious 18 hole golf course nestled in the lower Blue Mountains including the only squash court facility in this area. The club has recently undergone a refurbishment program of the clubhouse and course equipment whilst initiating a new phase of business growth. 

The club facilities include balcony & indoor bistro dining, a modern bar, an attractive auditorium, gaming and Keno facilities together with social activities including squash, darts and indoor bowls. 

We require a General Manager to assist in taking the club to the next level and fully developing its potential within the community. Our current General Manager has been a major asset but now wishes to change industries. As a result our progressive Board seeks the employment of a competent person who has experience as a leader in the hospitality industry and would like the opportunity to join a friendly club community with growth potential.

The 1100 strong membership are very supportive of the improvements and progress we have achieved during the past two years. We intend to continue with this development in cooperation with the successful applicant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall Management of the daily operations of the Club and its facilities.
  • Provide effective leadership, management and training of staff.
  • Financial Management and reporting including budget preparation and compliance.
  • Work with the Board to develop and implement strategies to grow the business.
  • Management of Club Contracts (e.g. Catering, Pro Shop).
  • Ensure an enjoyable Member / Guest experience in all contacts with the Club.
  • Develop, implement and manage an entertainment, activities and promotions strategy.
  • Manage relations and communications with all stakeholders including members, Board, committees, staff, contractors, visitors and suppliers.
  • Act as Secretary of the Club.

To be considered for this role the successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • Hospitality experience including gaming operations, catering, bar, and club promotions
  • Experience with applications including but not limited to: MYOB, Slice and Commcash, or the ability to quickly learn these programs. 
  • Strong cash flow and capital expenditure knowledge.
  • Must have RSA and RCG and carry out all Secretary duties of the Club to comply with legislation and regulations.
  • The ability to produce accurate and timely reports for the Board.
  • The ability to be part of the Executive decision-making process including Strategic Planning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with members and visitors so they have a positive experience while enjoying our Club’s facilities.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to ‘stamp your mark’ on the Club to drive it forward.

A salary/incentive package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Applications close Friday 3rd March.
If you are looking for a new challenge and have the experience to lead a busy Club, Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here: http://bit.ly/2kXNfZE

Flinders Golf Club – General Manager

The Flinders Golf Club – General Manager

A great opportunity exists for a developing manager to lead the team at this unique golf club.

Perched high on the cliff tops, with views across Western Port to Phillip Island and the rugged Bass Strait coastline, The Flinders Golf Club provides one of Australia’s true coastal golf course experiences.

Since 1903, the Club has provided members and guests with high-quality facilities, services and memorable experiences – including an 18-hole golf course, lawn bowls and a clubhouse providing stunning panoramic views with accompanying hospitality and event services.

With an emphasis on improving operational performance, building membership and broadening the club’s offer to develop revenue opportunities, the club is ideally placed for growth and continued success.

You will be actively involved in all aspects of the club and responsible for all operations.

Your broad responsibilities and priorities will be:

• Providing leadership, supervision, training and support to staff and contractors;
• Ensuring the provision and development of the club’s facilities and services – the golf course, hospitality, events, marketing, communications, finance, administration and golf services (contract);
• Working with committee in developing, enacting and reviewing strategic plans, and implementing policies as approved;
• Efficient and effective management; and
• Driving the club’s financial performance and position.

To be successful with this appointment, you will possess the following key performance attributes:

• Demonstrated leadership with a hands-on approach focusing on delivering quality member and guest experiences, and a high-performing service team;
• Experience in the management and quality delivery of hospitality and/or golf facilities and services;
• A proven track record in growing membership and revenue (golf green fees, hospitality and events) including the effective use of technology;
• Successful execution of strategic and annual business plans; and
• Be highly capable at financial, administration and compliance management.

You will possess excellent organisational skills with a willingness and versatility to work collaboratively with the club’s committees, employees and contractors. Also, it is essential you will be a friendly, independent and motivated person with strong communication and personal skills that match the club’s culture.

Golf management experience is desirable. However, if you are currently employed outside the golf industry and possess the other key performance attributes as identified, then you are strongly encouraged to apply.

An appropriate remuneration package will be offered commensurate with the role.

Applications are being managed by WellPlayed Golf Business Consultancy and close on Friday 3 February.

Please e-mail your application, including an explanation of how your skills and experience satisfy the key performance attributes, to recruitment@wellplayed.com.au.

For more information, please contact Guy Chapple from WellPlayed on 0417 034 684 or via email as referenced.