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Centre Manager

Parkwood Community Leisure

Mountbatten Leisure Centre

South East

£32,000 - £35,000 Per Annum

Parkwood Community Leisure, part of the Parkwood Holdings Group, is a successful, growing and profitable provider of Leisure Management services to the community.  The Company has a turnover of c£70m and employs in excess of 4,200 staff.  
Parkwood Leisure’s contract with Portsmouth City Council includes 7 leisure facilities, which includes a Watersports Centre, a purpose built Gymnastics facility and 3 swimming pools.  Portsmouth City Council has been very supportive of the leisure facilities and their vision culminated the extensive £20 million refurbishment and extension of the Mountbatten Leisure Centre.

The Mountbatten Leisure Centre has a 50m swimming pool, 150 station gym with a health suite, a double sports hall, squash courts and a café as well as diverse function and events facilities, which enables the site to host a range of sporting and non sporting events each year.  The centre also has a range of outdoor facilities including a cycle and athletics track, 3G football pitches and tennis/netball courts.

We are looking for a Manager to take overall responsibility for the effective management and operation of the Centre, ensuring that high standards of customer service 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.

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 will also need to be able to demonstrate knowledge of the leisure industry and have sound commercial and financial skills.

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

If this is the opportunity you are looking please send a letter of application and full CV to Sarah Legg, Human Resources Administrator, Attwood House, Perdiswell Park, Droitwich Road, Worcester, WR3 7NW. Alternatively apply online now.

Closing date: 7th October 2013

Applications by: 07/10/2013