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General Manager - Venue and Commercial Operations

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust


  • Geelong Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
9 Jun 2024
Applications 0

Description

  • High Profile Leadership Position
  • Senior Executive Remuneration Package
  • Management and Oversight of a $300m State of the Art Stadium in Geelong

The Kardinia Park Stadium Trust manages GMHBA Stadium, a multi-purpose venue that hosts over 45 events each year, with over 250,000 visiting the stadium annually. The stadium is an icon of Geelong, the home of the Geelong Football Club and hosts an array of events. These have recently included Big Bash Cricket, International Cricket and Soccer, A-League Soccer, NRL, local football finals, community events such as the Festival of Sport and entertainment events such as international concerts and motorsport.  Our mission is to inspire moments of happiness and joy through sport, entertainment and community activities and we are striving for our vision of being world class in everything we do. Our people oversee the event day delivery, maintain the stadium, manage finances and compliance, liaise with key stakeholders to create strong partnerships, focus on diversity and inclusion for our community and work hard to maximise the return on the Victorian Government’s investments in the stadium. We do this through our values of courage, accountability, integrity, equity, excellence, care, and collaboration. GMHBA Stadium was recently voted Australia’s Best Regional Stadium and its recent major redevelopment now incorporates the Geelong Sports Museum and the Barwon Regional Cricket Centre.

The General Manager - Venue and Commercial Operations will lead the successful management of GMHBA Stadium operations ensuring high-quality customer experiences, procurement of diverse major and minor events, the safe and secure delivery of events and activities held at the stadium, compliant facilities and contract providers, digital technology, and its utilisation whilst maximising stadium occupancy and financial returns. You will be adept at building and maintaining positive relationships with and meeting the needs of a diverse stakeholder group as well as balancing the management of elite, community, and commercial usage of the stadium. You are well known for your strong commitments to and proven track record of building high-performing teams leveraging your effective leadership skills that have consistently unlocked the potential of your team members, leading to excellent outcomes.  

Pre-Employment Screening Statement

Successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment screening. This includes but is not limited to national police checks and working with children checks. Kardinia Park Stadium Trust may withdraw an employment offer in the event of an unsatisfactory screening result.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities, or applicants with a lived experience of disability to apply. 

Child Safe Statement

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of all children within our venue. We create and maintain a child-safe environment. The welfare of children is a top priority, and we have zero tolerance for child abuse.

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

Application Instruction

To apply for this role, please go to kardiniapark.vic.gov.au/about-the-trust/careers. For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Veselina Kostadinov, Executive Manager – People and Culture on (03) 5224 9111 or via hr@kardiniapark.vic.gov.au

Applications close by Sunday, 9th June 2024.

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