Papanui Club - General Manager

18 March 2024

Hospitality Industry

Papanui Club Incorporated

Christchurch, NZ 

  • A solid people leader, with extensive senior leadership experience.
  • Strategic thinker with a collaborative approach.
  • Strong understanding of the hospitality industry.

One of New Zealand's leading hospitality provider's with over 9,000 Members, Papanui Club is seeking to appoint a dynamic and high-calibre individual to the role of General Manager, reporting directly to the Chair of the Board.

The successful candidate will assume overall responsibility for managing the operational and financial disciplines of the Club, ensuring it operates ethically, profitably, and sustainably.

The position will provide an opportunity to showcase your relationship management, business development and financial management skills, while embracing innovation, leading and inspiring a team of over 60 staff, and managing the day-to-day operations in alignment with the Club's business plan and strategic direction.

You will play a pivotal role in the ongoing growth of the Club, working closely with the Board to ensure it remains one of the leading hospitality venues in New Zealand. 

A prerequisite, is an understanding of the legal obligations and compliances associated within the New Zealand Hospitality industry, including the Sale and Supply Liquor Act 2012, TAB Regulations, DIA Gaming Act 2003 and Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

You will also need to hold a New Zealand Manager's Certificate in accordance with the Sale and Supply of Liquor Act 2012 or have the ability to obtain one.

We are offering a competitive salary, bonus, and excellent working conditions.  So, if this exciting opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, we welcome your application.

How to Apply:

A full Position Description is available upon request. Please submit your CV resume and corresponding covering letter for due consideration to

Note, you must be a resident of New Zealand or hold a current and relevant visa to work in New Zealand.


Applications close Thursday 28 March 2024, at 5pm.  

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