General Manager - Winery Estate - Yarra Valley, VIC

Job Title: General Manager - Winery Estate - Yarra Valley, VIC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Exec pkg.
Reference: 716530
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Job Published: September 25, 2018 16:45

Job Description

This iconic winery situated in Victoria's stunning Yarra Valley is now seeking a dynamic senior hospitality professional to lead its team and oversee the consistent delivery of exceptional visitor experiences in the role of General Manager of the estate's hospitality operations. 

The role:

  • Reporting to the Estate Director, you will oversee the hospitality operations of the winery, responsible for the commercial performance of the cellar door, restaurant, wine club and retail offerings
  • Develop ways to improve the overall customer and employee experience across this large, multi-faceted operation
  • Lead, motivate and mentor 5 direct reports and a wider team of up to 35 staff during peak periods
  • Implement appropriate policy and procedural changes to improve and grow the business
  • In conjunction with senior management and finance teams, forecast and report on profit & loss across multiple revenue streams – cellar door, wine club, restaurant, and retail
  • Oversee the management and promotion of special events and promotional offers
  • Working with the head chef, build on food and beverage revenue opportunities
  • Foster positive and highly valued relationships with local community and tourism operators
  • Please note, while an interest in wine is certainly an advantage, this role is separate from the company's wine production activities

Candidate profile:


  • Proven track record as a senior Hospitality Manager with premium quality hospitality businesses
  • Experience with successfully operating a high traffic, multi-faceted venue
  • Proven success driving revenue and profits across multiple revenue streams
  • The ability to manage, motivate and develop staff across all levels of the business
  • A high level of commercial and financial acumen
  • Project management capabilities and all-around IT/technical skills relevant to a modern and innovative hospitality business
  • A strong knowledge of marketing and promotions in a multi-faceted setting
  • Ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders, third-party businesses and the local community

Salary & benefits:



  • Attractive six-figure base salary plus super.
  • KPI incentive bonuses
  • Strong back office support – HR, finance, marketing etc.
  • Represent a premium brand and high-grade facilities in stunning surrounds
  • Daytime operation only


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