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Deputy General Manager
Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield, United Kingdom
South Yorkshire
United Kingdom
Full time
23 Sep 2021
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We are Sheffield City Trust

Proudly from Sheffield, we are here for everyone, offering convenient, value for money activities delivered by local, knowledgeable and caring people.

Our mission: To improve physical health and mental wellbeing through our activities and experiences.

Our vision: Creating a happier, healthier community.

Our values:
– Serve communities not shareholders.
– Create new, exciting solutions that develop our people to be better tomorrow.
– Together, embrace diversity, support each other and have fun.

Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, Sheffield

37 hours per week

We are looking for an inspirational leader with a passion for leisure and health and wellbeing to join the Management team at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, an iconic aquatic leisure venue in the heart of Sheffield.

The Deputy General Manager is a key role within the venue, responsible for driving the ICAN Company Culture. You will assist the General Manager in driving forward excellence within the facility, helping ensure the venue meets its financial targets and also motivating and supporting all staff to be the very best they can be and to deliver world-class service to all customers and stakeholders.

You will ensure efficient and effective day to day management of the venue and also plan, prepare and help deliver large-scale events and working with key external partners to maximise commercial opportunities.

You will also work with internal and external stakeholders to maximise opportunities for participation and development of health and wellbeing through venue-based activities, clubs and events.

• Minimum 3 years management experience within Leisure
• Proven leadership ability
• Experience of event management
• Technical and industry knowledge
• Experience of managing a team of staff, including recruitment, performance management, training, and wellbeing
• Pool Plant Operator Qualification
• Excellent communication skills

• Degree in Sport/Leisure or equivalent
• Knowledge of management of a multi-use site
• IOSH – Institute of Occupational Safety and Health qualification
• First Aid at Work Qualification
• National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

In return we provide generous employer-contributed pension and fantastic employee benefits including free access to our amazing leisure facilities around Sheffield including gyms, pools, golf courses as well as a generous employer contributed pension scheme, health and wellbeing products, social activities and more.

For more information on the role, including how to apply, please download:
• Full job description
• Person specification
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