General Manager - Avondale Golf Club

Sydney's North Shore, Australia
Salary to attract high quality candidates
02 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
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

Avondale Golf Club is a long-established Group 1 Private Golf Club on Sydney’s North Shore and is rated inside the top 60 clubs in Australia. The magnificent 18 hole course offers a challenge to all levels of golfing skill and is complemented by excellent practice facilities.

Golf is the focus of the membership at Avondale with no other sporting facilities on offer. The Clubhouse radiates a sense of history and tradition with a warm and inviting atmosphere, providing a wonderful setting for the 1,600 members and their guests as well as providing for external private functions.

The General Manager reports directly to the Board via the Club President.

The principal role of the General Manager 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 General Manager are approximately 30 full time staff and a team of casual staff in the food & beverage area. 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.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Australia.