Contract Manager - North Somerset

  • Job Reference: TL270722CM
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Health & Fitness
  • Location: North Somerset
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Health & Fitness
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Tom Lewis
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Job Description

Contract Manager - North Somerset - Salary: c45-48k plus 10% bonus.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a General Manager or Centre Manager to join an ambitious and forward-thinking leisure operator as a Contract Manager taking responsibility for multiple sites in North Somerset.

Our client has future growth plans, and this Contract Manager position is responsible for the successful delivery of all commercial and operational targets across a portfolio of leisure operations.

The role requires strong leadership and communication skills, a willingness to get ‘hands’ on and fully involved with day-to-day operations. In addition, the nature of the responsibility also requires a strategic thinker, someone the proven ability to set and monitor KPI’s and influence General Managers to achieve the companies aims and objectives. The Contract Manager must be an ambassador for our client and will need to demonstrate exceptional service skills and high levels of integrity when managing stakeholder relationships.

What are we looking for?

  • Ability to demonstrate a proven record of managing teams of staff, be commercially focused and have an understanding of budget management, whilst consistently developing and improving operational procedures.
  • It is essential that you possess excellent communication, customer and client liaison skills.
  • Flexibility and commitment to customer service are essential.
  • Ideally have a track record of managing both wet and dry leisure facilities.#
  • Experience or awareness of Local Authority contract management is preferred.
  • Ideally you will have a recognised qualification in leisure management, Sports Development or a related subject preferably to degree level or NVQ 3.

Candidates must have previous proven success in Leisure and understand all aspects of running a commercial customer facing business with £2M + responsibility.