Avondale Golf Club
Sportspeople Recruitment

General Manager

Avondale Golf Club

  • Pymble New South Wales Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 17 Oct 2018
Applications 0


  • 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.

Essential Requirements

  • Please refer to position overview attached


Other Details

Avondale Golf Club has a comprehensive website that includes information and news items on all facets of its activities, services and programs or you can follow on facebook.

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.

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Please note Sportspeople Recruitment will commence screening and interviewing for this role immediately. If you are intending to apply, please do so now to avoid missing out on this opportunity. Sportspeople Recruitment reserves the right to close the role at our discretion when we are comfortable with the quality of the candidate group.

Preferred Format: Sportspeople Recruitment prefers a 2 page letter of introduction and an accompanying CV of no more than 6 pages, merged as one MS Word file.

Candidates must also complete and submit the Sportspeople Recruitment Application Form (attached to this advertisement) which contains questions against which we require your specific response prior to considering your application.

Your application should be sent electronically to with the subject identifier of the email to be formatted as follows:

180816-01 General Manager - Avondale Golf Club <<Your Name>>

The General Manager, Avondale Golf Club recruitment assignment is being managed exclusively by Sportspeople Recruitment - a specialist division of People Recruitment Group.

Scott Oakhill

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General Manager Avondale Golf Club

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