Note, this advert is not for a “real” club. It is an mythical advert for GMV Provisional members to use to apply for the conference bursary.
General Manager – Greater Melbourne Golf Club
Established in 1912, and situated in the sandbelt region of Melbourne, Victoria the GM Golf Club has a rich and proud history.
The 18-hole course is ranked in the top courses in Australia and its most recent multi-functional clubhouse, which was built in 2007, services the member and guest requirements very efficiently.
Owing to the pending retirement of the General Manager, who has served the club loyally for more than 15 years, the Board is seeking to appoint a new and enthusiastic General Manager to continue to drive the ongoing success of the club in accord with its strategic plan.
The club operates by a corporate structure in which each of its sub-committees operate effectively being chaired by individual members of the board who report directly to the board at its bi-monthly meetings. In accordance with the corporate structure the General Manager reports to the board and has autonomy in the day to day operations in keeping with the approved budgets and key performance indicators.
In selecting the successful applicant, the Board will need to be satisfied the candidate is sufficiently knowledgeable in all facets of club management as required to meet the expectations associated with this busy member’s club.
Located in a region famed for the quality of its golf courses the club operates in an exceptionally competitive market, therefore, the KPI’s associated with the role focus on:
- membership growth and retention,
- the provision of a high standard of food and beverage services,
- building on the established levels of non-member functions, corporate events and seminars,
- developing a motivated and highly trained staff across all areas of the operations,
- implementation of the strategic and business plans of the club
The successful candidate will understand that the areas of responsibility include:
- Financial Management
- Membership Services & Marketing
- Golf Course Facility Management
- Golf Services
- Food & Beverage Services & Marketing
- Human Resources
- Project Management
- Community and Local Government Relations
The General Manager will be supported by a team of managers who report directly.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strategic mindset with the ability to implement the club policies, can lead and motivate staff, has a strong understanding of financial management, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and a focus on the provision of outstanding service to members. As befitting the role a knowledge of golf together with a tertiary qualification in finance or business management is regarded as being highly desirable.
An attractive remuneration will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Private and Confidential Applications, with a curriculum vitae and covering letter must be forwarded to: The Executive Officer, Golf Management Victoria, PO Box 106, Dingley Village Vic. 3172 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications covering all aspects of the role detailing how your skills and experience will meet our requirements must be received by Friday 21 April 2017.
For more information contact John Stamp on 0418 395 140
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