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Operations Manager

Lex Leisure


Sidcup Leisure Centre


South East


£23,000 - £26,000 Per Annum

40

 

 

Operations Manager

40 hours per week

Sidcup Leisure Centre

 

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

 

Primary Objectives for the Operations Manager position will be:

 

  • To ensure the highest possible standards of health & safety and customer care are delivered within the Centre

  • To develop and promote an exciting, innovative leisure programme in order to increase the usage and profitability of the Centre

  • To assume shift management responsibility for the centre to maximise the total performance of the centre and maintain the highest standards of customer care.

  • To assist the Centre Manager in financial planning and budget setting to maximise the profitability of the business

  • To organise and manage the Duty Manager team and their areas of responsibility

  • To deputise in the absence of the Centre Manager.

 

The Operation’s Manager will focus day to day on the following tasks:

 

  • To ensure the provision of a clean, high quality facility and exciting and innovative Leisure Centre programmes.

  • To act as a member of the Leisure Centre Management Team on a shift rota system, during opening hours of the Centre.

  • To ensure all Health & Safety procedures and responsibilities are carried out at all times.

  • To promote and encourage a strong health and safety culture throughout the centre

  • To deputise for the Centre Manager as requested.

  • To assist the Centre Manager in providing appropriate staff training and development.

  • To ensure that the objectives of the contract are achieved and the appropriate financial systems and procedures are implemented.

  • To be responsible for the provision of teaching and coaching courses for all areas of the operation, including recruitment and maintenance of a register of qualified coaches.

  • To identify and assess the feasibility of new activities which the Centre could provide.

  • To ensure all staff are kept informed of the Centre’s activities and special events.

  • To achieve maximum levels of participation in all courses and activities.  Monitoring cost effectiveness and highlighting and rectifying areas of low performance.

  • To produce performance records, statistics, targets and reports for programming and associated activities.

  • To assist in the marketing and publicity of all activities and events and develop distribution networks for promotional materials and merchandising of products.

  • To ensure sufficient staff are available for the safe, high quality functioning of the Centre.

  • To assist in the management of the Leisure Centre’s quality assurance systems and procedures.

  • To coach and teach as required and generally assist with the running of events.

  • To act as a main key holder for the Centre and be responsible for opening and closing of the building and emergency call-outs.

  • To undertake any regulatory requirements.

  • To be responsible and accountable for cash handling as required.

  • To undertake any other duties as may be required by the Centre Manager to ensure that the business objectives of the contract are achieved.

 

What can Lex Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous annual leave

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

 

Lex Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

 

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to recruitment@parkwood-holdings.co.uk.

 

Closing Date

  • 13 November 2019

 

About Lex Leisure

Lex Leisure seeks to operate leisure venues on a commercial basis with a view to generating a surplus that can be used for our principal objective of supporting those who are disabled, physically or mentally or who require support or bespoke care plans to stay physically active. Lex Leisure, working with key partners, wants to empower disabled people to take a more active role in all aspects of sport and physical activity and for our facilities to be more inclusive and to provide a greater range of sporting opportunities for disabled people.

 

For more information visit www.lexleisure.org.uk

 

Applications by: 13/11/2019