Date: June 11, 2013

General Manager – The Lakes Golf Club

The Club, an icon of the Australian golf scene and venue for the last 3 Australian Opens, is seeking a stand out candidate to replace our current long serving (29 years) General Manager. The General Manager is responsible to the Board and members for the day to day operations in a manner which follows the Club’s strategic direction whilst ensuring that the Club’s financial, legal, environmental and social responsibilities are met.

This role encompasses, working closely with the Board, being responsible for the implementation of Board policies, providing assistance to each of the Club’s major committees via secretariat services, overseeing the usual functions of golf course management, food and beverage, member administration, corporate and events sales, as well as providing leadership to a talented team of 50+ staff.

We seek candidates who can demonstrate expertise in the key areas of financial performance, administration, corporate golf / sales of events, management of an F&B team as well as the ongoing golf course management program. However whilst experience in a management role in a golf club environment would be an advantage, applicants from other backgrounds, preferably from similar service organisations, are welcomed .

The role calls for a person with excellent written and oral communication skills; sound financial insight including the ability to interpret and report on financial performance; a working knowledge of hospitality functions and their extended time commitments; excellent organisational skills and the ability to supervise staff; strong computer skills (for instance Excel, Word, accounting packages and Web site editing); and above all the personal qualities to work with a diverse member base.

An appropriate market related salary and benefits package is offered. Candidates can review our website at .

Completed applications must be submitted by email to the President, Mr Kevin Chandler at