Chelmsford City Council operates four leisure centres across Chelmsford and South Woodham Ferrers and we are looking for a dynamic professional who has flair and imagination for the role of Centre Manager for Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre.
Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre offers a range of dryside sports facilities, including a 4-court sports hall, a state-of-the-art fitness room, free weights room, two studios, activity room, indoor athletic training and full outdoor floodlit Athletic facilities with an external throws area. It is also the home to Chelmsford Athletic Club and Chelmsford City Football Club, with whom you will work closely with and foster a strong working relationship. The centre offers a wide portfolio of activities and courses to the public.
We are looking for a highly motivated and commercially aware individual to maximise the potential of the facility. As an effective leader you will be responsible for guiding the overall provision of services, policies and programmes to ensure the centre meets community objectives and challenging financial targets.
Whilst managing the facility you may be required to act in an operational capacity when required. Significant experience in all aspects of major leisure operations, including knowledge of operating a facility and working with partners, as well as being able to motivate and lead a team, is essential.
The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours a week which could include evenings, weekends and bank holidays and so flexibility is a must.
Interviews for this position will take place week commencing 25th February 2019.
Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment, and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.