General Manager – Caulfield Racecourse Reserve Trust

Job Title: General Manager – Caulfield Racecourse Reserve Trust
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-06-24
Reference: JO-1906-96154
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2019 12:55

Job Description

  • Opportunity to Plan the Future of a State and Community Asset
  • High Profile Role Reporting to the Board
  • South Eastern Location with Flexible Working Options
The Caulfield Racecourse Reserve is the centre of community life.  It is a major community and events destination of state significance.  It is also one of the premier thoroughbred racing venue in Australia.  It is an accessible, vibrant, flexible and inclusive space within the broader Caulfield precinct.

The Trust was established in 2018 to be responsible for the planning, development, management, operation, care, promotion and use of the reserve for the purposes of racing, recreation and a public park. With a strong agenda to increase community accessibility and a strong commercial focus, the Trust is responsible for setting the strategic objectives, directions and a long term plan for the future. As a result of this start up an opportunity now exists for a General Manager to drive this highly visible landmark.

As General Manager, you will report to the Trust and will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of the Trust’s Land Management Plan (LMP). In doing so you will lead a strategic and planned approach to stakeholder engagement to consult and ensure adequate involvement in the LMP development so that it is accepted and approved. You will lead a high caliber small team as well as consultants ensuring the organisation fulfills its reporting, governance and statutory requirements and that commercial leases and contract negotiations are sustainable.

To be successful you will have experience managing complex and highly visible projects within diverse multiple stakeholders environments. You are known for your gravitas, entrepreneurial and proactive style as well as your natural ability to see the bigger picture.  You are a collaborative and inclusive leader and possess clear communication skills. 

To Apply

If this opportunity is something that aligns with your experience and aspirations, please apply online by clicking on the “apply now” button and submit your resume or head to . To learn more about this newly created role, please contact Natasha Diamond on (03) 9929 9556 or Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515.