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Sport England is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Competitive
Join the team at Sport England to help deliver the government's 'Sporting Future' strategy in this exciting and pivotal role.
Job description:
A key element of 'Sporting Future', the government's strategy for an active nation, is the drive to deliver a more productive and sustainable sports sector.

Sport England is seeking an experienced individual who can support local authorities in the achievement of local outcomes through effective and sustainable service delivery.

Financial pressures can conflict with the achievement of social objectives and a key element of this role will be to work with the sector (clients, delivery sector and influential organisations) to achieve a balance between sustainable financial performance and the achievement of social, health and broader economic outcomes.

The post holder will need to work with the consultancy sector, who support local authorities through the process of strategic decision making, procurement and contract management in relation to leisure services.

In addition, the post holder will play an active role in the support and delivery of major capital projects within the Strategic Facilities Fund Programme. The post holder will need to have experience and knowledge of the project, procurement and design process.

Developing relationships with senior personnel across the sector will be key in order to influence the focus on outcome delivery. This is a challenging position which will require strong leadership qualities, excellent communication and negotiating skills deployed at senior levels.

Interested? Discover more, and apply now by clicking the link below.

Sport England actively promotes diversity in employment and sport and welcomes applications from all parts of the community.
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Up to £40,000 (OTE £60,000) plus lots of great benefits
Job description:
Are you looking for a new and exciting role that gives you more variety, challenges and opportunity than ever before?

Do you want to earn an industry-leading salary, with great benefits?

Are you ambitious and driven?

Are you currently working as a General Manager - perhaps at a health club, sports centre, entertainment centre, arts centre or visitor attraction?

If so, then we want to hear from you!

The skills and experience you have as a general manager are exactly the skills and experience you need to become a general manager with Hollywood Bowl Group.

The Hollywood Bowl Group PLC is the place to be if you want to be a valued player in a real success story. With 58 centres across the UK, built on the market-leading Hollywood Bowl, AMF Bowling and Bowlplex brands and exciting expansion plans, there’s never been a better time to join us as a General Manager.

We have opportunities across the South West of England and are looking for excellent General Managers to come and meet us, explore our opportunities, have a tour of the centre, taste our menu, have an interview - and enjoy a game of bowling of course, at the #Place2B.

Be the Customer Service Champion.
Lead, motivate and inspire your team to deliver service that delights our customers and keeps them coming back for more - proactively managing service to create loyal fans for your business.

Be the Leader and People Developer.
Recruit, develop and motivate the most energetic and engaging team members. Give them the knowledge and skills to drive business performance. Support and coach them, through monthly performance reviews and behavioural goals, to deliver your vision.

Be Commercial.
Bring the sharp financial insight to manage a successful P&L and drive the outperformance of your centre on a consistent basis - understanding the wider business opportunities, shaping the needs of your diverse customer base and continually developing fan loyalty as well as new footfall.

Be a Positive Energy.
We love ‘feel-good’ people who are enterprising and full of fresh ideas - individuals with the infectious enthusiasm that makes everyone feel welcome, personalities who surprise and delight our guests on every visit, team players who only stop to celebrate success.

Be a Dynamic Operator.
This is the place for your ideas - a place where you can develop business plans for your centre, work against your own personal, agreed objectives (as well as set KPI’s) - and measure the effectiveness of all expenditure to ensure a maximum return on your investment.

Be the complete Business Manager.
Your business will include a Cafe, lanes with a VIP area, bar, diner and amusements - so you’ll enjoy the freedom to make a real impact across sales and marketing, driving the optimum financial and commercial performance of your business, in the ever changing leisure sector.

Be Rewarded.
You can expect a very competitive salary, plus a great benefits package such as a healthcare cash plan, contributory pension scheme, free bowling and access to discounts at hundreds of global brands through Perkbox. More than that, our out-performance uncapped annual bonus scheme is the best in the industry, with realistic budgets set, encouraging you to unlock each and every opportunity that exists. And on top of that, you’ll receive a quarterly bonus scheme too.

Be Clever.
And be quick - if you’re a General Manager with the outstanding qualities above (and ideally your own car), don't miss out and apply today.
£48,987 - £53,886
Job description:
We’re looking for a Managing Director with a strong business head to lead this new company to success across its leisure, sports, events and cultural services.

You will act as an ambassador for Liberty Leisure, managing its interests and developing business plans and operational strategies to meet an agreed performance management framework.

A typical day will include delivering the Liberty Leisure business plan, generating new business and partnerships and liaising with Board Members on key decisions and plans.

The ideal candidate for Managing Director would:
* Have excellent communication and engagement skills
* Possess excellent commercial skills
* Experience in the Leisure or Sports industry
* Proven success in sales and marketing
* Experience of successfully managing and motivating a large number of employees
* Experience of managing significant budgets
* Knowledge of health and safety standards and risk management
* Experience in a similar role within the public or private sectors

What you need to know
Liberty Leisure Limited is a wholly owned company and has been created to face the economic, social and health challenges and issues. Liberty Leisure Limited manages sports, leisure and cultural services on behalf of Broxtowe Borough Council.

An independent limited company, Liberty Leisure Limited is overseen by its own board of directors and is a separate legal entity from the Council. Employees of Liberty Leisure Limited are not Council employees; however, they do enjoy the same terms and conditions, including membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

To apply to become a Managing Director with Liberty Leisure Limited please click Apply Now below.

Interviews to be held in January 2018
Highly Competitive Salary + c20% Bonus + Optional PT Income
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit exceptional General Managers to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept. We are opening a number of new clubs in early 2017 and want to discuss some great career opportunities with highly talented and experienced GMs.

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 89 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 gyms in 2017.

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 a 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 each 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 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.