General Manager | Wynyard Hotel

Merivale, owned by the Hemmes family, has been established in Australia for over 60 years.  Owning a growing portfolio of more than 80+ restaurants, bars, pubs, hotels, and function spaces in Sydney, including one of our oldes venues, the Wynyard Hotel which was founded in 1873, and where we are in search of our next up and coming General Manager to join us. 


The Venue:

A true locals bar, Wynyard Hotel is full of old-world character. Located on the corner of Clarence and Erskine streets, it’s location lends itself to the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Offering classic pub food, a vast selection of beers and comfortable pub-style accommodation – the Wynyard Hotel is a comfortable home away from home. 


We are on the lookout for our next up and coming GM to join the Wynyard Hotel team within our Merivale Family.


The Role
This role will suit a leader who's genuine and passionate about your customers, because at Wynyard, it's all about our locals and regulars.


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 small multi-faceted venue (food, beverage and gaming) with a strong focus on delivering a good meal with a great beer. 
  • Responsible for leading and developing a young and keen 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

  • 1+ years working as a GM or 3+ years as and Operations Manager and ready for your first GM role.
  • 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.
  • You'll love the pub culture, and truly enjoy making the regulars feel like extended family.


The Reward 

As part of our Merivale Family, you will be joining a team where individuality means everything – we want you to bring your authentic self to work. In return, you will be working with the industry best. Merivale offers a range of benefits including the opportunity to drive change in our industry, staff discounts across our venues, partner discounts, fantastic development opportunities, and a strong and supportive team culture. 


If you are looking to excel in your career, please apply today by submitting your resume for review and we will be in touch.  


Merivale is looking forward to a strong and bright future, this includes being a registered ‘COVIDsafe’ organisation. Keeping the health & safety of our guests and employees is at the forefront of how we operate, and under the directive of the Government, we will continue to maintain a ‘COVIDSAFE’ environment for all.  

(Please note only suitable applicants that have unlimited working rights in Australia will be contacted) 

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