Sportspeople Recruitment

General Manager

Royal Canberra Golf Club

  • Canberra ACT Australia
  • Full Time
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  • 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.

Essential Requirements

  • Please refer to position overview attached


Employer and Other Details

Royal Canberra 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, twitter or instagram.

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

Sportspeople Recruitment prefers a 2 page letter of introduction and a CV of no more than 6 pages, merged into the Application Form as one MS Word file.

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

190228-01 General Manager - Royal Canberra Golf Club <<Your Name>>

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

Scott Oakhill

FREECALL AUS 1800 634 388, +61 2 9555 5000, or 0408 258 337

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General Manager Royal Canberra Golf Club

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