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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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Job location: Worcester, UK
Job description:
Location Attwood House

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

The role of a Commercial Administrator is to provide administrative support to the Commercial department in Parkwood Leisure Head Office to facilitate the smooth running of its functions, and various other ad hoc duties as required.

The Opportunity
• Supporting the commercial Department
• Answering incoming calls, taking detailed messages and responding to/transferring in an appropriate manner, dealing with queries
• Meeting and hosting visitors / maintenance contractors
• controlling incoming supply chain paperwork and ensuring compliance prior to authorisation
• Booking maintenance contractors for works within the office
• ensuring that the pool cars are controlled and maintained in line with company procedures
• Assisting in the production and controlling of tender documentation
• Ensuring the Commercial drive is kept up to date and information is stored correctly
• General ad-hoc duties - filing, scanning, photocopying, archiving, correspondence
• Maintain records, filing systems and computer files
• Raising and processing orders
• Developing information and systems
• maintaining the building compliance/maintenance logs and records

The Person

Skills & abilities required:
• Friendly, well-presented with a positive attitude
• Good communication skills with clear spoken and written English
• Good understanding of customer care
• Professional telephone and interpersonal manner
• Able to use own initiative, to follow procedures and to work to deadlines
• Able to understand the importance of confidentiality and discretion, both within and outside the workplace
• Demonstrate computer literacy skills
• Be punctual
• Ability to multitask
• Good organisational skills
• communicate at all levels

What can Parkwood Leisure offer you?
• Competitive salary
• Generous annual leave
• Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
• 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

Parkwood Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

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

Closing Date
Friday 5th April 2019

About Parkwood Leisure
Parkwood Leisure was established over 20 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. Working with Legacy and Lex Leisure, we’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service to each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve.

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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

£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.
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