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About Role

General Manager – Private Health Club North West London

My client, a high profile leisure operator, is now searching for a dynamic, driven and highly passionate general manager to manage one of their busiest clubs with over 6,000 members.

The role is focused on coaching, developing and mentoring site managers whilst also driving performance through the group. We really need someone with a strong commercial focus who has the ability to look at the business strategy and make changes on a local level where necessary and develop a strong sales culture within the business.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop the clubs club’s profit streams, to ensure optimum performance against budget
  • Recruit, Develop and Lead a team of Heads of Departments
  • Set and monitor clear goals and performance expectations for the HOD team.
  • Manage daily operations across the club. Communicate daily and weekly targets and facilitate their achievement through the HOD team.
  • Monitor all costs to maximise efficiency. In particular payroll costs to be managed within budget while ensuring adequate cover of all business areas.
  • To ensure all revenue opportunities are maximised and all costs controlled with the aim of improving individual club profitability.
  • Ensuring on-going forecasts and plans are made to deliver budgeted expectations and to effectively and timeously evaluate risks and identify opportunities.
  • To develop a high performance service culture that ensures consistent excellence in all we do.
  • Ensure all staff have access to the necessary financial information to allow them to do their job effectively, that relevant necessary accounting procedures are followed within the club and that relevant accounting information reaches the Finance Department by the agreed dates.
  • Manage agreed CAPEX budget effectively

Desirable Experience

·         Previous experience in General Management within Leisure/Retail/Hospitality

·         P&L accountability in excess of £2M

·         A solid understanding of good HR practice would also be advantageous.

·         Full understanding of People, Member, Shareholder ways of working.

·         Previous experience of coaching other senior managers.

·         Excellent knowledge of health and safety guidelines and regulations.

·         A Huge passion for Fitness and People!

For a full job description and client brief please contact James in confidence on 01895 450640, thank you.

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