About Pakenham Racing Club (PRC)
Established in 1875, PRC has a long and proud history, from humble origins, it is now a leading, multi faceted business-group covering; major events, hospitality, property development, gaming and horse racing. The racing club itself recently underwent a $72 million development to build a state of the art Racecourse (Racing.com Park), Horse Training & Event Centre precinct. With a vision to be the most successful and progressive racing and entertainment provider in Australia, Pakenham Racing Club is on a mission to create the best racing and entertainment experience for members, community, stakeholders and customers.
Located just one hour from Melbourne, the satellite city of Pakenham is a locality within the Shire of Cardinia. Described as being at the ‘front’ of Melbourne’s South East growth corridor, The Shire, and Pakenham itself has a young and rapidly growing population as new housing developments have boosted its population and infrastructure.
The Role of Chief Executive Officer
Reporting to the Board, leading a highly experienced and capable team, this challenging and complex leadership role encompasses all the following aspects:
• Major racing & training operations at Pakenham Racecourse
• Large functions & events business
• Managing the Clubs property holdings and land development opportunities
• Cardinia Club hospitality and gaming Venue (105 EGMs)
• Club Officer hospitality and gaming Venue (60 EGMs)
• Responsible for governance, legal, financial, commercial & strategy
You will be responsible for the development & achievement of the Clubs strategic plan. With a key focus on building on an already strong operation you will possess the skills, experience & attributes to further grow the horse racing, training & hospitality/gaming footprint and the business success of the Pakenham Racing Club. You will be able to demonstrate a strong track record in leadership, managing multiple stakeholders and in delivering high levels of members & customer service facilities and service offerings. Experience in industries at scale that represent a large & diverse workforce that includes racing, hospitality and gaming. You will also demonstrate achievements in community brand development and high-performance workplace culture.