Assistant Manager – Business Health & Fitness

The SmartList
£20,000 - £24,999
12 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: X1MC0027
Vacancy: Assistant Manager - Business Health & Fitness
Location: Hereford
Salary: Starting at £24,173 per annum
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 13 th April 2018 at 5pm

The Company: Our client is the UK's leading specialist residential college of further education for people aged 16+ who are blind or partially sighted. They currently have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Manager - Business Health & Fitness to join their team in Hereford.

The Role: As an Assistant Manager, you will operate all Business Enterprise facilities, which includes leisure, accommodation and rentals, with responsibility for ensuring the health and safety of staff and customers and ensuring the highest standards of service. You will ensure that all equipment is operated and used in a safe and effective manner within the appropriate guidelines. You will allocate tasks to and supervise staff to ensure the smooth operation of the Business Enterprise facilities and work alongside the Student Transition team to support the work based learning opportunities within the Business Enterprise.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • To manage and co-ordinate those staff under direct line management to ensure the efficient operation of the businesses
  • To be responsible for the safety and supervision of all members of the public within the facilities
  • To assist the Commercial Manager with regular reviews of operations with a view to achieving agreed financial targets, maximising income and developing the services offered
  • To ensure joined-up working between Business Enterprise and other areas of the College
  • To be responsible for the day to day operation of the Community Gym
  • To be responsible for the management of Group Exercise Programme, to ensure that the programme remains vibrant and popular with members and the local community and that financial targets are achieved
  • To be responsible for the line management and continual professional development of the Fitness Team, which includes Fitness Instructors, Group Exercise Instructors and Personal Trainers
  • Work alongside Teacher in Charge of Sports and Recreation to support work based learning opportunities within the fitness and recreational environment

Essential Candidate Criteria for the role of Assistant Manager - Business Health and Fitness :
  • Substantial experience working in a multi-function sports/leisure facility at supervisory level
  • Substantial experience within the fitness industry, including group exercise and personal training
  • Level 3 Health and Fitness related qualification
  • UKSCA qualification or willingness to work towards it
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Supervisory Management or willingness to work towards it
  • First Aid at Work Certificate
  • Effective and articulate communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Willingness to work on a rota basis to cover the full opening hours of the centre

Desirable Candidate Criteria for the role of Assistant Manager - Business Health and Fitness:
  • Proven finance and budgetary experience
  • Proven track record of managing people
  • Event management experience
  • Hospitality/accommodation/rental experience
  • Experience of producing / presenting reports
  • Experience of working with people with disabilities
  • Experience in designing, overseeing and refining the delivery of a varied group exercise programme
  • Leisure related qualification e.g. NVQ in Sport and Recreation or BTEC in Leisure and Tourism
  • Performance Management and Managing Attendance Courses
  • Recognised Health and Safety qualification

Are you the Assistant Manager - Business Health and Fitness that we are looking for based in Hereford? If YES, then hit the 'Apply' button now. After your initial application, if you meet the essential criteria, you will be sent an application form to complete.

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