CAREERS


GENERAL MANAGER  
MOUNT MAUNGANUI GOLF CLUB

The Mount Maunganui Golf Club (MMGC) is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly self-motivated General Manager.

The course, set in peaceful tree-lined surroundings is minutes from the country's most popular surf beaches, and 5 minutes drive from Tauranga’s Central Business District.

The Club began in 1935 by a group of golfers who undertook the challenge of developing a golf links course among the sand dunes of Mount Maunganui.

The subsequent development of the course has seen it evolve into one of the prestige club courses with its utilisation among the highest in NZ.

A superbly designed Clubhouse was opened in 1998 and the club/course with an enviable reputation, regularly hosts regional and national amateur events including the prestigious Grant Clements Memorial Golf Tournament.

The successful applicant will lead a support team and work closely with the Board of Management, and with the various sub-committees, to ensure that the MMGC runs efficiently and effectively.

We require a person who thrives on the challenge of implementing change, possesses a strong analytical and financial skill set, and who can inspire confidence and trust.

To be able to successfully perform the role, the General Manager will:

ü Actively oversee and manage the day-to-day operations and services of the Club, including the bar, cafe, finance, golf operations, general administration functions and compliance,

ü Dynamically participate with the Board and members to create and implement change within the Club to ensure its future success.

ü Informatively and regularly report to the Board regarding the Club's performance in respect of agreed benchmarks, KPI's and strategies.

ü Prepare accurate and timely monthly and annual financial statements for the Board and the Club auditors.

ü Effectively liaise with the Golf Professional, Course Superintendent and Food & Beverage staff, to ensure optimal experiences for members, guests and visitors.

ü Effectively manage the Club's commercial activities, contracts and obligations.

ü Monitor and manage the Club's financial performance to maximise profitability.

The most suitable applicant will be able to demonstrate and deliver to the club:

1. Strategic Execution:

a. Implementation of defined strategies

b. Financial performance

c. Commercial opportunities and facility improvement

d. Club image enhancement

e. Knowledge of industry trends

f. Diversity of income streams

2. Strong Leadership:

a. Performance driven culture through effective interpersonal skills

b. Stakeholder alignment (existing employees, board members, members)

c. Club culture development (embrace change and manage positively)

d. Club becomes an “Employer of Choice”

3. Inspiring General Management:

a. Work with the Management team to achieve goals and objectives

b. Identify and deploy resources to optimize performance

c. Best practice planning and implementation capability to course development

d. Not-For-Profit awareness and empathy for members

e. Meet legal and community obligations (Health and Safety, Liquor Licensing, Resource Management, Employment Law and other statutes)

f. Compliance with the Board and Club the Club Constitution.

4. Financial Competency:

a. Budgeting alignment with strategic and operational objectives

b. Analyse, evaluate and recommend opportunities to maximize and enhance profitability

c. Communicate key information timely and effectively to the board

d. The clubs operational and development undertakings fit within the parameters of sound financial prudence

5. Marketing and Public Relations Champion:

a. Develop marketing and sponsorship programs with local business

b. Continually promote opportunities to profile the club to local media

c. Professional and regular communication with our golfing community including stakeholders, members, neighbours, corporate sponsors, associates, local business, local government and funding suppliers.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a respected and successful club and to assist in ensuring its future success. An attractive and competitive salary package is on offer to the successful applicant, who would ideally have a proven track record in sustainable business management performance, not necessarily in the golfing sector.

Applications close at COB on Friday, 2 December 2016 and are to be made via email to chairman@mountgolf.co.nz in the first instance.

It is expected that applicants will provide the following three documents in making their application:

1. Covering Letter

2. Resume including details of two current referees

3. A statement (3 pages maximum – Arial font 12), including examples, outlining your suitability for the role by addressing the 5 core attributes numbered above which the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate.

Applications: chairman@mountgolf.co.nz

Web site: www.mountgolf.co.nz

 
GOLF OPERATIONS ASSISTANCE
Reporting to the Golf Operations Manager, this position will suit a person with the following qualities:

· A good knowledge of the golf game and rules.

• A friendly, outgoing personality with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Highly motivated with superior customer and team relationship focus

• Willingness to be flexible and proactively work at all levels of the business to help the team deliver quality

• Attention to detail with high level of accuracy

• Ability to be prioritise and manage a busy varied workload and use initiative


You will assist with the daily procedures in the golf shop and provide assistance to our club members, visitors and guests. Other duties include maintenance of our fleet of golf carts and assistance with running of tournaments.

This position is full time (30 hours plus a week) on a rostered basis and will include weekend work, hours and days worked will vary.

A full, clean valid driver’s licence is essential.

For more information on the Resort, please visit www.terracedowns.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Terrace Downs Resort offers a unique one-stop New Zealand getaway destination located just twenty minutes from the Mt Hutt access road and within an hour's scenic drive of Christchurch International Airport. Perched on the edge of the spectacular Rakaia River, the Resort boasts stunning views up to Mt Hutt and is within close proximity to various ski fields.

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PaR NZ Golfing Holidays - Auckland

Marketing Coordinator

New Zealand’s largest integrated golf tour and event company, PaR nz Golfing Holidays is seeking a dynamic marketing or business graduate, to join their small team of avid golfers in a special, developing role as the company continues to grow yearly.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate their ability to work to deadlines, willing to work in a small team environment and be highly resourceful and flexible. They must be capable of working unsupervised for long periods of time with absentee directors continually travelling with demanding tour and tournament schedules.

The Marketing Coordinator must have highly developed communication skills, both verbal and written, and be easy to get on with. The dynamics and ability to work with a small team cannot be stressed highly enough of this role, and indeed all team members of PaR nz Golfing Holidays. A sense of humour and a love and knowledge of sport and in particular, golf, is essential. Some travel within New Zealand is likely as is, from time to time, international travel.

Written applications only will be accepted. This should include a letter of application, current CV and references with full contact details. Please address to The Directors, PaR nz Golfing Holidays, PO Box 33-1395, Takapuna 0740, Auckland. Please no phone calls or electronic applications. A full job description is available on www.parnz.co.nz/news.

Applications close on the 26 October 2016. The appointment will commence in January 2017.

 
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Vision

For our trained caddies to be of benefit and an asset to the golf industry. 

Mission

To produce and develop high performance caddies with the opportunities to be involved within this vocational pathway.

Specific Goals

-To develop our trainees to an internationally recognised standard.
-To work closely and directly with each individual trainee to map out and develop their personal goals and  ambitions for future pathways.
-To offer our qualified caddies and trainee's services to the wide range of opportunities both nationally and  internationally.
-To open up further career pathways and opportunities within our caddy networks for our qualified trainees.
-To establish streamlined and on-going performance indicators and review systems to measure the  achievement of these visions and goals.


St Clair Golf Club - Expression of Interest (EOI)

St Clair Golf Club is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) as we look to engage a company or individuals to operate their own business. You could be a Professional, a retailer or a business that is a retailer that would be interested in the other areas St Clair Golf Club has to offer to compliment the package.
 
Nestled on the on the cliffs above Dunedin’s beautiful St Clair Beach, St Clair Golf Club enjoys a spectacular location offering quality golf and world class views of the Pacific Ocean, its beaches and the beautiful city of Dunedin.
St Clair has staged numerous international and national events during its illustrious history. The magnificent course is complemented by equally impressive practice facilities including a driving range, chipping green with practice bunkers and putting green.
Interested parties will have until 5pm on 17th June 2016 to submit their expression of interest documents.
On offer to interested parties is the opportunity to build a profitable and sustainable coaching and/or retail business at one of Otago’s leading and most progressive golf venues. The club will negotiate a contract to suit both parties.
The facilities and services supporting the St Clair Golf Course include:
 
  •  A dedicated coaching area
  • Access to the 18 hole championship quality golf course for on-course lessons
  • Use of motorised golf carts
  • Practice facilities including a driving range, chipping green with practice bunkers and putting green
  • Indoor practice facility
  • Junior Golf programme
  • Golf Development Academy
  • School Holiday Programmes
  • Retail Golf supply shop
  • Renovated Café & Bar – 3 function areas
  • Conservatory
  • Membership of 520+
 
The facility and operating environment is well maintained and supported by best practice methods and a robust preventative maintenance plan.
All queries or requests for clarification should be submitted by email to: manager@stclairgolf.co.nz
 

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