General Manager job with Wigan Council in Wigan, UK | Leisure Opportunities
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General Manager
Wigan, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
£38,553 - £42,614pa
Full time
28 Aug 2022
01 Aug 2022
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Be Well Leisure Centres
Salary: £38,553- £42,614 per annum.
37 hours per week

Your role

The BeWell team are committed to support the health and wellbeing of our residents across the Wigan Borough. Whether this be supporting our youngest residents embark on their first swimming lesson, supporting individuals and community groups with existing exercise and wellbeing programmes, or welcoming them to our outdoor recreational parks and facilities. We pride ourselves on offering an extensive and diverse range of activity to support our residents.

You will be responsible for the operational management of the BeWell leisure sites within your portfolio and will also be a key member of the wider Sport, Leisure and Wellbeing management team. You will be responsible for ensuring a safe environment in line with health and safety regulations to achieve a high-quality customer service experience.

About you:
You will be an energetic, positive, and engaging manager who will be required to drive the business forward by reviewing sales, footfall, whilst identifying and resolving any areas of improvement.

You will manage, coach, develop and inspire your leisure team, including succession, development planning and implementation of any HR processes when required.

You will manage all site budgets within your portfolio and have full knowledge of the financial performance of your facilities. Including setting and monitoring income / expenditure, whilst highlighting any areas of concerns and actions to senior management.

You will at times be required to work evenings, weekends, and unsociable hours in order to ensure all aspects of the business are effectively managed. This could include working on shift at any leisure facility to ensure service delivery is maintained to prevent any impact to our residents and customers.

About us:

Wigan Council has been voted ‘Council of the Year’ at the iESE Public Sector Transformation Awards and has recently published The Deal 2030, our ambitious plan for our borough. We are signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment ensuring that your service will be continuous or 'unbroken' between the supporting organisations.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Be Well team, who are committed to support the health and wellbeing of people across the Wigan Borough and we pride ourselves on offering an extensive and diverse range of physical activity to support our residents.

As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits.

Closing date: 28 August 2022
Interview date: Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 September 2022

Further information

To download a copy of the full Job Specification for this role CLICK HERE

For further information, please contact Andrew Hewitt Leisure Development and Operations Manager on 07770408285 or at [email protected]

Covid Safe

Here at Wigan, we are proud to be a flexible workforce. We take a blended approach to where we work, depending on the work we do. This may include working from home (My Place), the office (Our Place) or the community (Your Place). Please speak to the recruiting manager to find out more about where you will work from in your role.

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JP Lennard
JP Lennard