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Sport Wales is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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£42,112 - £49,224, Cyflog - £42,112 - £49,224
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Sport Wales is the national organisation responsible for developing and promoting sport in Wales. 

We are ambitious and aspire to achieve our outcomes through a diverse network of staff and partnerships. 

This is an exciting time for Sport Wales. We have just commenced work to develop a new vision for sport in Wales; and a Sport Wales Strategy that will set out our role in realising the vision.  This work provides a great opportunity to ensure that sport continues to play a key role in our society and is recognised and valued for the impact it has on the well-being of future generations.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our community sport leadership team, someone with well-honed business skills especially in partnership development and relationship management.  Your business skills, experience and behaviours are of paramount importance and we are keen to encourage candidates beyond the sport sector.

We are committed to making community sport more diverse, accessible and enjoyable for all and you will be required to lead our strategic approach to further develop a wide-ranging partner network. This will include developing partnerships within sport and beyond that respond to current and emerging Welsh Government agendas, promoting innovation and cross public sector working to tackle barriers to participation.

High-quality relationship management needs to be at the core of what we do.  You will lead this work to ensure Sport Wales is an exemplary organisation that is characterised by effective long-term planning based on collaboration and co-production. 

Sport Wales is in a unique position to develop high-quality insight that can help inform partners in their planning.  Working closely with our Insights Team, you will ensure that our community sport insight is applied both internally and to our partner network to maximum effect.

You will already be an experienced leader with a successful track record in partnership development, relationship management, and connecting insight to planning and delivery.  You must be comfortable working in a fast moving environment and be able to apply your change management skills to an ambitious and developing organisation. 

We are committed to developing an inclusive leadership culture and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds.

Excited about the potential of the role?  Why not take a look at 2 case studies showing the impact our investments have on people’s lives.

More Than Sport - Burry Port

More than Sport - Zamu

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

Closing Date: 12 noon on 24 January 2018

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Chwaraeon Cymru yw’r sefydliad cenedlaethol sy’n gyfrifol am ddatblygu a hybu chwaraeon a hamdden gorfforol yng Nghymru. Rydym yn uchelgeisiol ac mae gennym ddyhead i gyflawni ein canlyniadau drwy gyfrwng rhwydwaith amrywiol o staff a phartneriaethau.

Mae hwn yn gyfnod cyffrous i Chwaraeon Cymru. Rydym newydd ddechrau gweithio i ddatblygu gweledigaeth newydd ar gyfer chwaraeon yng Nghymru, a Strategaeth ar gyfer Chwaraeon Cymru a fydd yn pennu ein rôl mewn gwireddu’r weledigaeth. Mae’r gwaith hwn yn gyfle gwych i sicrhau bod chwaraeon yn parhau i chwarae rôl allweddol yn ein cymdeithas ni a’u bod yn cael eu cydnabod a’u gwerthfawrogi am eu heffaith ar lesiant cenedlaethau’r dyfodol.

Rydym yn chwilio am ymgeisydd eithriadol i ymuno â’n tîm arwain chwaraeon cymunedol, rhywun sydd â sgiliau busnes nodedig, yn enwedig o ran datblygu partneriaethau a rheoli perthnasoedd. Mae eich sgiliau busnes, eich profiad a’ch ymddygiad yn hollbwysig ac rydym yn awyddus i annog ymgeiswyr o’r tu hwnt i’r sector chwaraeon.    

Rydym wedi ymrwymo i wneud chwaraeon cymunedol yn fwy amrywiol, hygyrch a phleserus i bawb a bydd rhaid i chi arwain ein dull strategol o weithredu er mwyn datblygu rhwydwaith eang o bartneriaid ymhellach. Bydd hyn yn cynnwys datblygu partneriaethau mewn chwaraeon a thu hwnt sy’n ymateb i agendâu presennol Llywodraeth Cymru a’i hagendâu yn y dyfodol, gan hybu arloesi a gweithio ar draws y sector cyhoeddus er mwyn mynd i’r afael â rhwystrau sy’n atal cyfranogiad.

Rhaid i reolaeth ar berthnasoedd o ansawdd uchel fod yn rhan greiddiol o’r hyn rydym yn ei wneud.  Byddwch yn arwain y gwaith hwn i sicrhau bod Chwaraeon Cymru’n batrwm o sefydliad a nodweddir gan gynllunio tymor hir effeithiol yn seiliedig ar gydweithredu a chynhyrchu ar y cyd.          

Mae Chwaraeon Cymru mewn sefyllfa unigryw i ddatblygu gwybodaeth o ansawdd uchel a all fod o gymorth i bartneriaid gyda’u cynllunio. Gan weithio’n agos â’n Tîm Gwybodaeth, byddwch yn sicrhau bod ein gwybodaeth am chwaraeon cymunedol yn cael ei defnyddio’n fewnol a gyda’n rhwydwaith o bartneriaid i sicrhau’r effaith orau posib.

Byddwch eisoes yn arweinydd profiadol gydag enw llwyddiannus am ddatblygu partneriaethau, rheoli perthnasoedd a chysylltu gwybodaeth â chynllunio a chyflawni. Rhaid i chi fod yn gyfforddus yn gweithio mewn amgylchedd sy’n symud yn gyflym a gallu defnyddio eich sgiliau rheoli newid gyda sefydliad uchelgeisiol sy’n datblygu.     

Rydym wedi ymrwymo i ddatblygu diwylliant arwain cynhwysol ac annog ceisiadau o gefndiroedd amrywiol.        

Rydym yn gwerthfawrogi amrywiaeth ein gweithlu ac yn croesawu ceisiadau o bob rhan o’r gymuned.       

Yn gyffrous am botensial y rôl? Beth am edrych ar 2 astudiaeth achos sy'n dangos effaith ein buddsoddiadau ar fywydau pobl.

Mwy na Chwaraeon - Burry Port

Mwy na chwaraeon - Zamu

Dyddiad Cau: 24 Ionawr 2018
£43,821 - £46,702
Job description:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Leisure Operations Manager to drive the financial and operational performance of 7 leisure facilities within Gateshead.

Gateshead Council's leisure facilities known as Go Gateshead offers a number of services for wellbeing and leisure some of which include, 5 state of the art gyms with the latest cardio and fitness equipment, 5 large swimming pools, over 200 fitness classes each week and 2 athletic tracks. Go Gateshead are continuously seeking opportunities to maximise customer base and have set an overall goal to achieve 10,000 members by 2019/20.

One of GO Gateshead priorities is to provide a sport and leisure service which is customer focused to ensure a healthy active and live well Gateshead. Over recent years the service has become more customer lead, commercial with a focus on income generation which has resulted in a number of new initiatives some of which includes recently installing 'Clip and Climb' and a new large soft play in one facility.

If you are interested in this opportunity you must have significant experience of managing leisure facilities, experience of working with external agencies, voluntary groups and volunteers. Experience of managing budgets within a trading environment, managing health safety within the leisure industry, delivering improvements in quality and performance, identifying and sustaining income generation, providing a customer focus service within the leisure industry and a commitment to professional development and service improvement is also essential.

You must also hold a degree or equivalent in Sport and Leisure or relevant subject area and hold a current driving licence and have access to a car or means of mobility support.

Having experience of managing a number of leisure facilities in an area manager role and knowledge of local government policies and procedures would be desirable.

For full details and to apply, please click the link below.
£45,000 - £50,000 (dependent upon skills and experience)
Job description:
Are you a great Operations Lead with Excellent Service Delivery and Engagement Skills?

If, along with strong resilience and high operational standards, these are your strengths then joining Mytime Active could be a perfect move for you!

As an Assistant Regional Manager you will be pivotal in supporting the Regional Manager to take our offering to the next level, embedding us in the community and raising our profile in the Southern Region which includes our Dibden Golf Centre, Southampton City Golf Centre, Waterhall Golf Course, Hollingbury Park Golf Course and Cobtree Manor Park Golf Course.

Alongside best in class operational management your strong leadership, people management and exacting standards of customer service and facility management will embed Mytime Active’s brand ethos.

As a proven Operational Lead you will ensure your strong coaching approach to performance management is ingrained in the business and that high performing customer-facing teams deliver a consistent brand experience that makes “Every interaction is a positive one that makes me want to come back”.

You will use your track record in service and product delivery to ensure commercial, strategic and social objectives are met in your Region by optimising resourcing and skills mix. A demonstrably successful leader you will build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the region to complement our national Business Development team.

A background in Golf, Health or Leisure is preferable but not essential however experience in successfully driving high performance across business sectors whilst ensuring high standards of compliance and high engagement, is necessary.

You will need to hold significant experience as a General Manager or an equivalent level role ideally in a 500+ multi-site workforce and be willing to visit your sites during their core operating hours of 6am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday.

About Us

Mytime Active is an award-winning social enterprise, with aspirations to make sure everybody in the communities we serve “Get more out of life”.

We have an ambitious strategy underway to transform us from a local authority facilities management company to a leader in community well-being and require the best talent to achieve this.

Mytime Active runs lifestyle preventative health services across the UK, whilst our leisure centres in the London Borough of Bromley offer swimming, gym facilities, ten pin bowling and much more.

With 16 great courses located in London, the Midlands & south coast, we are also the largest pay and play golf operator in the UK.

Working for Mytime Active

We offer a competitive package that includes 25 days holiday, free gym and golf membership at all our sites and 20% off our food and beverage whilst on duty.

In addition, we have a free confidential employee support helpline for those times when life gets tough, and best of all the chance to be part of an ambitious, passionate organisation that really makes a difference to people’s lives.

How to Apply

Please apply with a CV and covering letter below, stating why your skills and experience make you ideal for this position.

For more information and details please click here.
up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the Liverpool City Centre Gym.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, at the end of 2016 the business operated 121 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 gyms in 2018.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £13.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager

This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role

-To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate

- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure-related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands-on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running the Liverpool City Centre gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator, we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV below
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Job description:
Head Office, Worcester

An exciting job opportunity has arisen at Parkwood Leisure, an established and successful UK based leisure operator. We are currently seeking a Business Development Manager to work within our expanding business. The role is based primarily at our Worcester Head Office but will involve national travel and home working and offers the successful candidate an opportunity to be central to the future success of the business.

The successful candidate will interact daily with Directors and Senior Managers, gaining exposure to all aspects of Parkwood Leisure and the leisure industry as a whole, providing a great opportunity for personal development and progression.Key responsibilities of the role will include:
- Identifying new business or new market opportunities.
- Completing research projects on all aspects of leisure and business (e.g. trends, facilities, services)
- Client liaison and management of strategic partnerships
- Financial modelling Report and method statement writing
- Developing the skills and knowledge of team members.

Working within the Business Development team requires someone who is comfortable operating in a fast-paced and challenging environment where good teamwork is essential.The successful candidate will have:
- A relevant undergraduate degree
- Experience of preparing and managing tender bids
- Strong communication skills and IT literacy
- Ability to liaise and manage a wide range of stakeholders
- Excellent written skills
- Excellent numerical skills and a high degree of competence with Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
- Ability to work under pressure to challenging deadlinesDemonstrable experience at management level within leisure or a related industry.

To apply, please send both a CV and covering letter to Helena O’Keeffe, by clicking on 'apply now'.
Competitive Salary and Commission
Job description:
Staffordshire Moorlands Contract

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.

Aiming to deliver high-quality services to our customers, the Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

With the recent successes in delivering PFI and PPP solutions to Clients, the Company is well placed to continue its growth within the leisure market.

This is a key role for the Staff Moorlands Contract of Parkwood Leisure. Reporting to the General Manager of the contract, you'll work in partnership with multiple sites and teams in order to generate the sale of a variety of memberships across the contract.

Primary Objectives for the Sales Manager Position will be:
To input into and implement the sales strategy for the contract
To ensure full compliance with company processes
To manage, develop, train, motivate and co-ordinate staff resources effectively to meet the operational requirements of the contract
To create a dynamic and results focused sales team through open communication and leadership
To monitor the performance of the individual sites within the contract via company reporting procedures
To achieve personal and team revenue targets (leading by example)
To self generate leads and sales opportunities
To work towards increased net gain of memberships for each site within the contract

Key attributes include:

Experience of successfully selling within the fitness/leisure industry would be preferred but is not essential
A positive attitude and an excellent team player
Energetic and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic
Strong communication skills
A minimum of 3 years of sales experience
If the above description describes your skills and attributes and you are looking for an opportunity to work within a well-established company that, in return for your commitment and dedication will reward you, not only with a competitive salary and commission but also the opportunity of career progression as the company grows, then please send your C.V. and Cover Letter to recruit@parkwood-leisure.co.uk.

Due to the demand of the role, candidates must have a full driving license and their own transport.

Closing Date: 7th February 2018.

Parkwood Community Leisure is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
up to £37,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the opening soon London Sutton Gym.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, at the end of 2016 the business operated 121 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 gyms in 2018.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £12.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role
- To oversee the launch of the brand new facility
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate
- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running the [soon-to-open] {town] gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry-leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV below.
up to £35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the coming soon Dundee Gym.

The Gym Group is a leading UK provider of high-quality low-cost gyms. Founded in 2007, and opening its first gym in Hounslow, at the end of 2017 the business operated 129 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 gyms in 2018.

Our vision is to provide affordable access to exercise facilities and expert help to every person who wants to improve their wellbeing, whatever their starting point, whatever their destination.

The Gym’s unique 24/7, no contract, low-price offer is a compelling proposition that is transforming the UK health and fitness sector. Memberships start from just £10.99 a month and provides unlimited access to loads of the most up-to-date resistance and cardiovascular gym equipment, along with some of the most highly trained, qualified and friendly staff in the industry.

The Gym Group plc is the only publically listed UK health and fitness operator, having been admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015.

The business is the only operator in the fitness sector to gain the gold-standard Investors in People accreditation, has been ranked three years running in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and has achieved the Outstanding award from the prestigious The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For list.

General Manager
This role requires an extraordinary manager with proven entrepreneurial flair and commercial ability, as well as the skill, energy and determination to drive and grow the business. We're looking for a manager who enjoys having the freedom to take charge of all aspects of an operation. Instead of having a huge central operation, we prefer to empower our managers to manage the business.

The role
- To oversee the launch of the brand new facility
- To drive and deliver the commercial performance of the business.
- To drive and deliver the operational excellence of the gym
- To drive and deliver the marketing activity for the club with a significant annual marketing budget
- To recruit, train and develop their own team and for managing them to success
- Opportunity to Personal Train for up to 10 hours per week

The candidate
- Must have a proven and successful track record of management experience within a leisure related industry, preferably within the health and fitness sector
- Must be passionate about customer service and be entrepreneurial in the way they manage
- Must have a proven track record in driving sales and coordinating local marketing activity as well as of recruiting and managing a successful team
- Ideally will have experience as a General Manager overseeing all business areas within a leisure facility or have substantial experience as a Fitness Manager or other similar operational function
- Ideally will be REPS level 2 or higher qualified or be prepared to qualify

This is an extremely varied role that offers an excellent opportunity to develop with an exciting and growing business. It is a hands-on leadership role, so you will need to be outgoing and ready to get involved in every aspect of running the soon-to-open Dundee gym.

As the fastest growing low-cost gym operator we can offer promotion opportunities as we expand. We'll reward you in line with your performance and also offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare vouchers, season-tickets loans, free membership for you and a friend or family member, an employee assistance programme and an employee share matching plan.

If you see yourself as an industry leader of the future, please apply in confidence by submitting your CV and a covering letter with details of your current salary package.
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John Treharne, CEO, The Gym Group
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery.