The Victoria Recreation Club is Hong Kong’s oldest private recreational club, founded in 1849, is dedicated to the promotion of water sports. The Club has a current membership of 1,268. Water sports activities are spread across two clubhouses, on Island Road in Deep Water Bay, Hong Kong Island, and adjacent to Tai Mong Tsai in Sai Kung, facing Emerald Bay. The administrative offices of the Club are in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong Island. The Club hosts Hong Kong’s leading competitions in dragon boating, outrigger canoeing, surf ski, stand-up paddle board, and swimming. It has a unique stature in the community as a co-founder of the Hong Kong Sports Federation and Olympic Committee and a long history of engagement and leadership in water sports in Hong Kong.
For more information about the Victoria Recreation Club, visit the homepage at http://victoriarecreationclub.com.hk/.
The General Manager serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Club, leading a team of enthusiastic staff to serve the members and attract new members to the Club. He or she reports to the General Committee of the Club through its Chairman.
Candidates must be permanent residents of the HKSAR and should possess:
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with preference for a master’s degree in business administration
- At least 10 years of relevant work experience at a senior level in a private club environment, hotel management, or sports club management, with preference for experience managing water sports
- Strong leadership, management, and organizational capabilities
- Good communication and interpersonal skills, and
- Excellent English and conversational Cantonese
Terms of Appointment
The successful candidate will be expected to take up the post in the third quarter of 2018, or as soon as possible.
Salary is negotiable. The candidate will be entitled to housing benefits, vacation leave, and health insurance.
How to Apply
A letter of application setting out in detail why the candidate considers themselves to be suitable for the post, together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Honorary Secretary of the Victoria Recreation Club, Room 906, Technology Plaza, 651 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is September 17, 2018.