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About Parkwood Leisure
Parkwood Leisure is one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure centres, bringing world-class service and provision to each of the facilities we manage. As a company, we believe firmly in working in partnership with our local communities, delivering the very best service by empowering our 4,500 staff members to take the initiative and make every customer visit to our centres feel special.

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£35,000 per annum
Job location: Worcester, UK
Job description:
Parkwood Leisure and its subcontractors currently operate 80+ facilities throughout the UK and employ over 4,500 staff. Recognised as one of the leading leisure management companies in the UK, Parkwood Leisure is the market leader in leisure PFI/PPP projects, with managed revenues in excess of £80m per annum. Aiming to deliver high-quality services to our customers, the company prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

Overall role description

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to develop within a multi-disciplined Finance Department. Reporting to the Head of Facilities, you will:

- Manage supplier/procurement relationships, including tendering of core supplies, ongoing assessment of contractual performance and ensuring all suppliers remain compliant with legislation
- Monitoring of purchasing across the estate to ensure best value is achieved and all operational staff are trained on purchasing standards
- Ongoing reporting of purchasing spend, along with management of capital expenditure budgets
- Supporting the business with new contract tendering and mobilisation

We need an individual who can demonstrate the ambition and drive necessary to make a difference to our organisation.

Skills and Experience
- Relevant Degree/Qualification (or equivalent or proven purchasing track record)
- CIPS qualified
- Confidence in communicating at all levels within the organisation
- Proven negotiation and influencing skills
- Able to deal with difficult situations professionally and with diplomacy
- Team player with the ability to work without direction
- A decision maker capable of “thinking on your feet”

If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV stating your current salary.

Closing Date: 12 April 2019

Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended. Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.
£8.65 per hour OTE
Job description:
Can you think outside the box?
An exciting opportunity exists within our Bristol Contract.
As a flagship centre, Hengrove Park Leisure Centre boasts a 50 metre Olympic Swimming Pool, 180 station Fitness Gym, 2 group fitness studios, dedicated group cycling studio, 4 court Sports Hall & cafe, This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop within the leisure industry

We are looking for passionate, forward-thinking, motivated Casual Membership Advisor to support our Sales team. Ideally, you will have previous experience in a sales role, but this is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic team and progress your sales career through our continual development and training programmes. You will be responsible for selling a wide range of products but in particular our Fitness and Health memberships. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and outgoing, eager to make a difference and be driven by targets and goals.

As well as the above, you will be on the front line of customer service both in the centre and on the phone, helping potential and existing members with any problems or issues they may have.

You’ll need to be confident in approaching our customers and have an eye for detail. You will need to provide exceptional service through delivering our company philosophy of Quality, Care and Excellence.

You will need to work a three-week rolling rota, mainly evenings and weekends.

So if this sounds like you, send a covering letter along with a copy of your current CV to Phillip Steadman

Closing date: 21st April 2019

Job location: Swansea, UK
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
Plantasia, Swansea. £competitive hourly rate, flexible working hours

Plantasia has recently benefited from a £1m refurbishment and will be ready to be re-launched and reopened in mid-April 2019. The ‘new’ Plantasia builds on the success and attraction of the rainforest and animal collection, adding new visitor interactions, a new image and brand inviting visitors to grow their imagination through innovative and immersive experiences.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Plantasia Team at the start of our new venture

Your primary role will be to work in the cafe/bistro preparing and cooking pizzas and serving food and drinks to our customers. Full training will be given and the highest of standards of Health and Safety, Food Hygiene and Customer Care will be required.

The Opportunity
- Full Time, Part Time, Casual hours are available
- Working a shift rota including weekends and possible evenings
- Employment benefits include:
- Competitive salary, incremental annual leave, 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 opportunities

The Person
- Previous experience in a pizza or other food retail environment
- Excellent Interpersonal and Customer Care Skills gained in a customer facing environment
- Ability to work as part of a team and willingness to be flexible
- Positive and enthusiastic approach to work
- Food Hygiene Certificate or skills gained in an appropriate environment desirable
- Food preparation and service skills

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 Diane Butt

Closing date 21st March
Interviews will be held week commencing 26th March
£21,000 per annum
Job location: High Peak, UK
Job description:
Located in a stunning Peak district and Staffordshire Moorlands this contract has 7 facilities comprising of swimming pool, sports and gym complexes.

Reporting to the Contracts Manager the successful candidate will be required to assist with carrying out general maintenance around the facility including painting, decorating.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible, reliable and have proven knowledge of all aspects of maintenance requirements. Experience of working in a leisure industry would be advantageous but not essential.

As part of their role, the candidate must ensure that Health & Safety regulations are followed at all times. The sucsessful canditate will have an electrician related qualification or will be offered day release to college to complete.

Please send applications to Kirsty Mudd.
Up to £25,000 per annum
Only 3 days left to apply!
Job description:
The Castle Theatre in Wellingborough, part of the Parkwood Theatres group, is looking for a Front of House & Catering Manager. The ideal candidate will have experience of managing a customer service and retail team in a theatre/restaurant or similar environment at a very high standard. They will be able to build strong relationships with customers, clients and employees using their own positive approach to problem solving.

Demonstrating clear identification with customer requirements they will have the ability to work as part of the senior management team of The Castle as well as on their own initiative.

Regular evening and weekend show and event management will be undertaken and the successful candidate will also be responsible for the training of a team of Duty Managers and other venue staff to their own exemplary customer and retail service standards. To that end, excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.

Health and Safety is a vital focus for the company and the Front of House & Catering Manager will have or receive, the appropriate level of training and qualification commensurate with managing a large public building. Additional training will also be provided for any specialist IT systems in use at the venue.

Closing date - 20 March 2019

Interview date - 28th March 2019

Start date - ASAP

Please send your CV and letter to Martin Cleverley.
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