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Assistant Manager
Swindon, Wiltshire, UK
Swindon, Wiltshire
United Kingdom
Up to £34,966 per annum (based on 40 hours p/w)
Full time, Contractor
24 Aug 2019
14 Aug 2019
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GLL is looking for an Assistant Manager based at Oasis Sports Centre in Covent Garden, London on a 12 month fixed term to cover maternity leave. If you have the passion, talent and ambition to be an Assistant Manager focused on Sales & Fitness, there's never been a more exciting time to progress with GLL. This is more than a management role - it's a career. Supporting the smooth running of a leisure centre, you'll ensure the health, safety and enjoyment of customers and colleagues alike.

There's no such thing as a typical day as an Assistant Manager. That's what makes this hands-on role so special. Here, you could be doing anything from welcoming new staff and dealing with customers to updating senior management and checking everything is running as it should. Essentially, you'll be inspiring your team to be the best they can be, hit targets and keep each and every customer happy.

As an Assistant Manager, you'll need to be on the ball with all aspects of your centre, location and the leisure industry as a whole - from managing teams to consumer trends. So, if you're ready to go the extra mile, in return, we'll develop and train you to sharpen your skills in this diverse Assistant Manager role. Naturally a knowledge and passion for fitness as well as the focus and dynamism needed for sales will be of utmost importance.

Highly organised with budgeting skills and a can-do attitude, you'll be a fast learner who's focused on customer care. Able to think on your feet, you'll also confidently respond to all sorts of issues that arise in a busy centre. Planning and communication skills will be vital too, as you build relationships with contractors, colleagues and communities. You'll have knowledge of leisure operations and a track record of managing in a busy wet/dry leisure centre. A NPLQ qualification would be preferable however training will be provided for this qualifation.

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 have the passion and skills for this role, apply now at.

Closing date: 23rd August 2019

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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