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Partnership Manager
Belfast, UK
United Kingdom
From £42,921 per annum
Full time
31 Jan 2020
14 Jan 2020
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39 hours per week

GLL is looking for a Partnership Manager in Northern Ireland to assist us operate and grow our Social Enterprise. We are working in partnership with Belfast City Council, who are investing £105 million in the city's leisure services through a 10 year transformation programme, running the Better leisure centres.

In Northern Ireland, GLL is the largest leisure provider in Northern Ireland and set for even greater success. We are currently responsible for the operation of 14 leisure centres in Belfast, welcoming in excess of over 2 million visits per year and servicing a diverse membership. There is an exciting programme of major development already agreed across the next 3 years.

Building on our continued growth, we're now recruiting the team who will lead us to the next stage of our development. We want to build on our continued growth and have big ambitions. There isn't a more exciting time to joining GLL's award winning team in Belfast

Your remit will be to assist with the operations and team development of our leisure centres. We have 14 leisure centres currently, with a major new centre opening at Andersonstown in early 2020 and further development during 2021-2023.

Partnership Managers have overall responsibility for the business and organisational performance of a designated partnership, ensuring they are financially successful and achieve all specified targets across our leisure centres, catering facilities and our day spa. Partnership Managers are the main contact for the client partner, Belfast City Council and you will be expected nurture and grow that relationship as you will be the key link between the client and our communities, facilities and services. They are also responsible for leading and inspiring managers in the partnerships to achieve high levels of performance and for ensuring company values, culture, business objectives, policies and procedures are effectively implemented.

You should have a proven track record of being working to KPIs, an up-to-date knowledge of developments in leisure, leisure management, fitness, healthy lifestyles, community engagement, community spaces and services and be experienced in managing budgets. You will also have experience of effective leadership and management at a large venue(s) and of multiple teams and the ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including our own senior managers, and representatives from local authorities, community groups, businesses and social enterprises.

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
- Pension schemes
- Ride to work scheme
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we’re run plus associated social events
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best

If you feel you're the right person to help our business evolve, then apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.
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