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Centre Manager

Lex Leisure

South West




Centre Manager

The Grange Leisure & Community Centre

Stratton St Margarets, Swindon



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.


LEX Leisure’s contract with Stratton St Margarets Parish Council is for 15 years. The site is at the heart of the local community and the hub for many local events as well as being an important facility for fitness and sporting activities


The Grange currently has comprehensive facilities including, 50-station fitness suite, a multi-use 4-court sports hall which is used for events,3G Pitch, MUGA, Function Suite and Community Bar. As part of the new contract the site will benefit from over £850k of investment including new studios, virtual spinning, re-configuration and new equipment for the gym plus an exciting new community space comprising reception/cafe and bar servery, soft play and games room.


The Opportunity

We are looking for a Centre Manager to take overall responsibility for the effective management and operation of the centre, ensuring that high standards of customer services are set and maintained. This position will allow you to develop your skills and reputation whilst enhancing safe and enjoyable usage of the facilities and increasing profitability.


The Person

It is essential that you possess excellent communication, customer and client liaison skills. Ideally you will have a recognised qualification in Leisure Management or educated to degree level or NVQ4. You can demonstrate knowledge of the leisure industry and have commercial and financial acumen.


You will manage and develop your staff to meet customer and operational requirements creating a dynamic, responsive and customer focused team through your communication and management styles.


What can Lex Leisure offer you?

  • Salary negotiable

  • 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


Closing Date

  • Monday 24th June 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.


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Applications by: 17/06/2019