General Manager | The Royal Bondi

The Royal Bondi, an iconic watering hole since 1907, this place knows how to have a good time. The front bar at The Royal gives you everything you’d expect for a classic local. Make your way out the back and enter our casual Italian eatery Totti’s. Headed up by Mike Eggert of the much-loved Dirty Italian Disco pop-up, and Khan Danis, one of the best wood-fire chefs in the country, Totti’s is all about enjoying simple, delicious food with your favourite people.

This role will suit a passionate and driven leader, who can adapt to varied service styles, clientele and offerings in one location. The key focus of Merivale's success is our people; we build and develop strong teams to deliver excellence, ensuring continued growth and success. We invest in our people and draw on their talents, passion and imagination to define new experiences and create a culture of opportunity and success.

Reporting to the Group Operations Manager, in this role you’ll be:


  • Working in a multi-faceted venue (food, beverage) with a strong focus on delivering a quality product and exceptional service standards;
  • Responsible for leading and developing a young, quirky team of budding hospitality professionals and training them around product knowledge, service skills, team culture and guest relationships;
  • Manage the business like it's your own including being accountable for all aspects of your venue’s P&L
  • Hands-on and operational, not afraid to get your hands dirty;
  • Accountable for compliance reporting, regulatory application and adherence, and assessing and meeting the license obligations;
  • Maintaining a strong community focus, ensuring partnerships are strong and maintained.

Who are you

  • You’ll be a commercially astute people manager, with demonstrated experience in your field;
  • You’ll have exceptional financial acumen;
  • You’ll bring ideas and initiative to the table and drive growth in your venue;
  • You’ll be truly passionate about leading and developing a team, and well connected to your industry to attract the best talent.


When you join Merivale, you’re joining a company that values you. We offer competitive hourly rates, amazing discounts at 70+ venues and plenty of training and development opportunities for you to shine. If the above sounds like you, get in touch with us today.

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