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Centre Manager

Legacy Leisure

Barry Leisure Centre, Cowbridge Leisure Centre, Colcot Sports Centre

North & Midlands

£28,000 - £32,000 Per Annum - Competitive



Centre Manager

Vale of Glamorgan Contract
Barry Leisure Centre, Colcot Sports Centre & Cowbridge Leisure Centre 


Legacy Leisure operates six leisure facilities across the Vale of Glamorgan working in partnership with the Vale of Glamorgan Council. This position is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join the Legacy Leisure team as part of the Wales and South West Region.


Reporting to the Contract Manager the successful candidate will be required to take overall responsibility for the effective management and operation of three sites including two swimming pools, three fitness gyms, studios, sports halls, outside artificial pitches and a health suite. There will be an emphasis on increasing profitability and consistently enhancing both the financial performance and usage of the facilities within the Contract specification.

The Opportunity

  • Legacy 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.

  • Barry Leisure Centre has just opened its new Wet side village changing rooms as well as about to embark upon investment projects into the dry side changing rooms and the main gym

  • Colcot opened its latest 5aside and 7aside 3g facilities in July 2018
    Cowbridge opened a new function Training Gym in December 2018


The Person

  • Previous managerial experience in excess of three years and a proven track record of delivering on KPI’s is strongly recommended

  • You should be able to manage and develop staff efficiently to meet the operational requirements of the Contract

  • Extensive knowledge of the safe operation of swimming pools and the leisure industry in general

  • A recognised qualification in Leisure Management

  • The following qualifications would be advantageous; Health & Safety Competent Persons, National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ), Pool PLant Operators (PPO)

  • Excellent communication and customer / client liaison skills are essential

  • Candidates must have an understanding of financial procedures and be able to manage budgets for the contract whilst consistently developing and improving operational procedures

  • Flexibility and commitment to customer service are essential


What can Legacy Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary (£28,000 - £32,000 per annum)

  • 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


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

  • Wednesday 4th December 2019


About Legacy Leisure

Established to support a national legacy following the Olympics, Legacy Leisure seeks to educate, inspire and support physical activity, to enhance the lives of our patrons and enable long term positive lifestyle changes. Legacy Leisure is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of our patrons, and aims to offer a diverse range of physical and cultural activities that will engage and invigorate communities, be it through sport, the arts or other activities.


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Applications by: 04/12/2019