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Operations Manager

Legacy Leisure

Brackley Leisure Centre

North & Midlands




Operations Manager

Brackley Leisure Centre 


This is an outstanding career opportunity with a not for profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.


We are seeking an Operations Manager to assist in the effective management and operations of the centre and ensure that the high standards of customer services are set and maintained.


The Opportunity

  • We are looking for an Operations Manager to assist in the effective management and operations of the centre and ensure that the 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 whilst increasing profitability.

  • 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.

  • To ensure the highest possible standards of health & safety and customer care are delivered within the Centre and to implement and oversee a health and safety focused ongoing training schedule across 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 organise and manage the Duty Manager and Recreational assistant team and their areas of responsibility.


The Person

  • It is essential that you possess excellent communication, customer and client liaison skills. Ideally you will have a NPLQ, Pool Plant Operators and a recognised qualification in leisure management. 

  • The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of the leisure industry

  • Flexibility and commitment to customer service are essential. 

  • You will be required to work on a rotating shift pattern which includes early mornings, evenings and weekends. (please note that Duty Manager shifts will be included within the role and responsibility)

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

  • Will deputise for the Centre Manager as requested

  • Will 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 Legacy 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


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.


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

  • 24th 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: 24/12/2019