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General Manager

Full Time Position

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified candidate to head the development of a busy golf club in sunny Ohope in the Bay of Plenty.

The Ohope Beach Golf Links has an opportunity for a skilled management professional to join our team.

The Club:

Ohope Beach Golf Links operates a busy 18-hole members course, Ohope Beach Golf Links is uniquely sited on a narrow finger of land between the ever-changing Pacific Ocean and the beautiful unspoilt Ohiwa Harbour. close to Whakatane, and an easy drive to Tauranga and Rotorua.

The position:

The position reports to the president of the Clubs committee. Golfing and or a sporting background would be highly advantageous. Proven successful management in a business or similar organization would be highly advantageous.

Key Attributes:

The role will be to oversee the daily running of our club including:

- Ensuring smooth day-to-day running of the club and all applicable compliance responsibilities.

- Financial Management and administration.

- Marketing and promotional work, including working with a third party to secure and retain business partnerships.

- Overseeing all staff and manage all staff-related matters.

- Assisting with running of club tournaments and events.

- A prominent level of focus on providing great customer experiences.

- Exceptional stakeholder management including members, guests, local government, and other organizations as required.

-Good understanding of social media and computer skills 


Skills that would be beneficial.


• Leadership

• Experience

• Communication

• Knowledge

• Organization

• Time management

• Delegation

• Confidence

• Respect

• Company Culture

Qualifications that would be beneficial.

- Tertiary qualification

- Liquor Control Qualification (LCQ).

- Current Bar Managers Certificate in accordance with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

How to apply:

 Applicants should include a brief covering letter attached to a full CV detailing relevant experience and qualifications.

An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on skills and experience.

Please email a cover letter attached to your resume to Des Topp, Executive Officer, Golf Managers Association of New Zealand as Recruitment Consultant for the Ohope Beach Golf Links. 

Applications close 5.00pm Tuesday 19th of September 2023

Applicants should have NZ citizenship or permanent NZ residency.

Questions can be addressed to:

“The president at the Ohope Beach Golf Links: and or  emailed to

 The Ohope Beach Golf Links, reserves the right to shortlist and interview candidates prior to the closing date. Should a preferred candidate be identified, the Ohope Beach Golf Links may close the job ad earlier. 


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