General Manager - Royal Canberra Golf Club

Canberra, Australia
Salary to attract high quality candidates
12 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Exclusive private members club
  • Magnificent course, facilities and clubhouse
  • Operational and leadership focus
  • Optimise member satisfaction through a high level of engagement

Royal Canberra Golf Club (RCGC) offers a 27 hole championship course situated within the Westbourne Woods, a magnificent arboretum of established trees providing a scenic and challenging test for golfers of all standards. A range of golf programs are available to encourage beginners to try golf in a supportive and non-competitive environment. The elegant Clubhouse offers a fabulous dining experience for lunches, business and private functions with numerous family friendly social activities throughout the year.

RCGC vision: to be considered one of Australia’s finest golf clubs, with a course worthy of a ranking within the top 20 and which fosters and encourages a great golfing and social experience for Members and visitors.

The General Manager (GM) reports directly to the Board via the Club President. The principal role of the GM is to maximise member satisfaction by providing leadership in managing all aspects of Club’s business in an efficient and effective manner, under the guidance of policies determined by the Board and its’ various sub committees. Additional outcomes from this leadership role should be high levels of staff satisfaction, and financial stability.

Supporting the GM are approximately 49 full time staff and a team of 37 casual staff. Staff are responsible for key areas including the Club’s restaurant and bar, the golf course facilities, golf operations, functions management, member services and administration.

To be considered for this role you will have a track record of successfully managing a like-sized business, possibly within a golf club or related service industry, using your strategic, financial and commercial acumen to best position the Club and serve its members. Your experiences will enable you to develop and deliver meaningful and well patronised activities, services and programs maximising the use of the Club facilities in both peak and non-peak periods.

This is a full-time position. The General Manager will be expected to work Tuesday to Saturday with some flexibility depending on operational requirements noting there is a concentration of member activity on weekends throughout the year.

Please note you must be an Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.