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Operations Manager
Ulverston, Cumbria, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
£36,000 - £40,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Full time
13 Dec 2021
19 Nov 2021
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The Lakes Aquarium in the Lake District, Cumbria is looking to recruit an experienced Operations Manager to manage the attraction on a day-to-day basis.

The Lakes Aquarium is a well-known and respected small aquarium with catering and retail outlets located in a stunning location on the southern tip of Lake Windermere and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Parques Reunidos, one of the largest tourist attraction operators in the world with locations throughout Europe and America.

Reporting to the UK Director, the Operations Manager will be based at the Lakes Aquarium and be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the all of the aquariums non-animal related functions.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

* the management of recruitment, training and personnel
* health and safety
* cash and finance
* customer service and visitor experience
* facilities maintenance and cleaning
* visitor satisfaction and
* the on-going profitability of the attraction.

The position also includes overseeing the management of the catering, retail and admissions departments.

The Operations Manager effectively manages the business on a day to day basis and takes overall responsibility for the business in the absence of the UK Director.

The successful applicant must have a minimum two years’ experience managing in the visitor attraction or leisure sector which must include experience in managing health and safety and personnel.

The role is a permanent, full-time position and will require regularly working weekends and school holidays. Salary of between £36,000 - £40,000 depending on experience plus performance related bonus, health care, pension and life assurance.

To apply send us your CV and covering letter by clicking the Apply Now button below.

Closing date for applications is 13th December 2021.

Interviews will be held in Cumbria, Bournemouth or London depending on the applicant’s current location in January 2022.
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