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Contract Manager – Leisure Management

This is a fantastic opportunity for a multi-site manager to join an ambitious and forward thinking leisure management operator as a Contract Manager in Milton Keynes. Our client has a good reputation with a dynamic and driven senior leadership team in place and this Contract Manager’s position is a vital role taking responsibility for the successful delivery of all commercial and operational targets across a portfolio of leisure facilities in Milton Keynes.


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 with the proven ability to set and monitor KPI’s and influence General Managers to achieve the companies aim’s 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. If you have met the criteria so far then read on to the main tasks and responsibilities of this position;

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the client’s current and future growth plans.
  • Develop, implement, review and report on the Annual Contract/s Development plan and ensure it is properly understood by all centre management and contract support teams
  • Manage compliance, monitoring, reporting and communication of financial and physical resources and all administrative functions
  • Implement, maintain and manage effective system of controls throughout the operations covering both financial and non-financial aspects of the business
  • Ensure individual centres fully comply with all relevant legislation and best practice
  • Ensure centres and contract/s are appropriately resourced so that are able to effectively and efficiently deliver development plans, contractual terms and conditions and business objectives
  • Ensure the contract operating objectives and standards of performance are owned by management teams and employees
  • Ensure appropriate standards of conduct are established and complied with at all times, as per the client’s policies and procedures
  • In conjunction with the HR Team implement effective recruitment, people management, development, retention and succession planning strategies

Candidates must have previous proven success in a multi-site role within Leisure and understand all aspects of running a commercial customer facing business.

If you have the drive, ambition and dedication to fulfill this opportunity please contact James in confidence on 01895 450640

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