Licensee | Coogee Pavilion

The Venue

“The Pav” as the locals call it is a venue that boasts several food and beverage offerings across two, now three levels. With a bustling family-friendly casual dining offering downstairs, a mid level cocktail bar, tapas-and-wine bar and grand dining room, that leaves you walking up to your final destination; an open air rooftop terrace overlooking one of Australia's most iconic beaches - a fun and relaxed environment where there is truly something for everyone.  This multi-faceted venue holds four indoor and outdoor bars, a huge wrap-around balcony with the best sea views, and a mouth-watering Mediterranean menu, you’re guaranteed a good time.


The Role

We are looking for a strong licensee to head up the operation of one of our largest precincts, Coogee Pavilion. This opportunity will have you managing all aspects of your business, driving improvement in people, product and service, licensing and compliance sphere of operations as well as delivering consistent financial results. As a Licensee you are the backbone to our business - it's your job to ensure that you always maintain the highest level of compliance and standards , ensuring a smooth operation of all moving parts across the venue.

This venue literally pumps, holding more than 6000+ guests over weekend trade, so as a licensee you will need to be experienced in driving large teams (staff and security) in a high volume atmosphere when the pressure is on.


To really succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Exposure to managing large teams in multiple high-volume venue
  • Exposure to managing large security teams
  • Minimum of 4+ years in a senior management/licensee position
  • Compliance/WHS management skills; reducing risks, managing incidents etc.
  • Experience communicating with governing bodies, asset protection
  • Commercial and operational awareness
  • Well versed skills in rostering, planning and running operations meetings
  • Experience driving high standards through people
  • Business and operational acumen
  • Flexibility with late night work


The Reward
In return you will be provided with a strong and supportive team environment, a rewarding pay, genuine career opportunities and incredibly generous discounts and benefits – including discounts across multiple Merivale venues for you and your friends when you’re not working. 


Oh, and did we mention the venue is ON the beach! If this sounds like you apply today! 


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 the right to work in Australia and hold a valid NSW RSA will be contacted)


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