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£33,136 - £35,229
Job location: Huddersfield, UK
Job sector: executive
Job description:
An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen as the Centre Manager of Cliffe House with arm’s length responsibility for the Dram Centre.

Cliffe House is a grade 2 listed building once owned by the infamous Senior family. The Venue boasts 11 acres of land, and offers a variety of opportunities designed to support the national curriculum delivered in a high quality learning environment. School residential programmes are led by qualified and experienced staff.

Within Commercial Regulatory and Operational Services we aim to be innovative and creative in the way we work to deliver our services to our communities. We know we have challenging times ahead therefore strive to find better and smarter ways to work.

The Dram centre is a sports club which is home to Moldgreen rugby club along with a senior football team. The centre hosts a multi-use games area, studio, conferencing facilities and bar. The Dram centre is a vibrant hub to many local community groups delivering excellent outcomes within the locality.

You will be responsible for all day to day operations, maximising uptake, income and financial contribution from the bars catering and venues within your area whilst anticipating and meeting the changing needs of your customer base. You will also be responsible for service development along with maintaining standards, systems & procedures, recruitment, staff performance, sales, refurbishments, and problem solving.

You will be driven, motivated, sales, service, and standards focused with strong leadership skills and an inspirational approach that enables you to motivate people.

The successful candidate will work Monday – Friday with occasional weekend working to support business need.


- Oversee the operational & financial performance of Cliffe House and the Dram Centre
- Recruit, train, and develop your team
- Motivate, enthuse, and inspire your team
- Control labour, and budgets
- Building facility management
- Implement initiatives to drive sales and maximise profitability
- Ensure the delivery of exceptional customer service
- Work to targets and KPIs'
- Maintain systems & procedures


- Experience/ knowledge of sport and recreation activities management
- Excellent people, communication, and man-management skills
- The ability to train, develop, and performance manage people
- Strong financial & commercial acumen (P & L accountability)
- A positive and outgoing personality and outlook
- Sales building skills
- Passion and drive to succeed
- A hands-on approach with a keen eye for detail
- IT literate - working with systems & process

An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check will be required for this job.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

In order to be short-listed for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Description. CV’s will not be accepted.


Closing Date: 12th August 2018

Interviews commencing week 13th August 2018.

up to £35,000 + c20% bonus
Job location: Leeds, UK
Job sector: executive
Job description:
The Gym Group is seeking to recruit an exceptional General Manager to lead its revolutionary gym membership concept at the coming-soon Leeds York Road 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, the business now operates over 130 gyms across the UK, with a pipeline to open between 15 and 20 more this year.

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 Leeds York Road 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.
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