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

All applications must be received by email and sent to

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 – Western Australian Golf Club

The Western Australian Golf Club was established in 1928 and is well respected within the Australian golfing community, regularly ranked in the top 50 courses in the Country. It has a fully subscribed membership of approximately 1,300 and maintains a strong financial position.  The Club has recently undertaken substantial upgrades to its Clubhouse which has further enhanced the facility, with a new Pro Shop and verandah overlooking the course providing a stunning outlook to the Perth City skyline.

The Club’s Board is now seeking to secure the services of an innovative, forward thinking General Manager to lead the team, oversee all the operations of the Club, liaise between the management and Board, and deliver a great experience for the Members.  The new General Manager will be expected to understand the golfing industry, its opportunities and challenges, and drive the Club forward.

The General Manager will build upon the Club’s current foundations, formulate and implement the next 10-year strategic plan, and look for opportunities to further enhance the Club’s position.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate: 

  • Commercial and senior management experience – minimum of 5 years as a General Manager, preferably in a hospitality related business
  • Proven leadership qualities – overseeing senior managers and sizeable teams
  • Previous responsibility for full P&L 
  • Strong business acumen with strategic focus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of the Club sporting culture (direct golf industry experience ideal but not essential)
  • A sound understanding of the game of Golf

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia

This is a full-time position and ability to work weekends (as required) and several evenings during each month is essential.

Attractive remuneration package will be offered commensurate with background and experience.

For a confidential conversation with respect to this position please contact Tony Taylor at Taylor Executive Recruitment on 0488 180 175.  All discussions and information will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality.

An executive search process is being undertaken in conjunction with this advertisement.

To apply for this role, please email your CV to Tony at  quoting 2017GOLF.

Applications must be received on or before 31 July 2017.

In accordance with our standard policy only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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