Leisure Centre Manager - No.1 Aqua Park (Contract)

IP9 2RY, Ipswich
£44,500 Pro Rata Plus End of Season Bonus OTE £7,000.
13 Mar 2019
10 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Leisure Centre Manager - No.1 Aqua Park (Contract)
Stutton, Ipswich IP9
£44,500 Pro Rata Plus End of Season Bonus OTE £7,000

Fixed Term Contract 9th May 2019 until 15th September 2019

An exciting opportunity now exists to lead our operation at the Aqua Park Suffolk for the summer 2019 season.

Do you have management experience in the leisure industry (ideally watersports)? If so, we'd love to hear from you.

Who we are:

We are the UK's largest multi site Aqua Park operator with sites in Suffolk, Rutland and Cardiff.

We provide an environment in which our customers can have fun and feel safe. We have a very strong safety culture.

We are industry leaders, instrumental in creating the Aquaparks Steering Group in the UK. This is a safety and best practice forum for operators in the UK and Northern Ireland.

We offer the RLSS Accredited Open Water Lifeguard course and develop the skills of all the employees we recruit.

We have a strong brand, which is very positively recognised in Rutland as a local employer and as the number 1 attraction in Rutland on Trip Adviser.

The Leisure Manager Role:

You will be responsible for the operation of the Aqua Park Suffolk, ensuring that customer health and safety is the highest priority of all employees. 

About You:

+ Significant previous management experience in the leisure industry, in a role which involves managing a high volume of customers. 
+ Coming from a leisure and water sports background, you will hold a current lifeguarding qualification (NPLQ or OWL) and preferably be a qualified TA, Lifeguard Trainer Assessor. 
+ Hold a valid First Aid at Work qualification for the summer 2019 season.
+ With a strong interest in health & safety and experience of mitigating risks.
+ You must have experience of undertaking detailed risk assessments in your previous role. 
+ You will be methodical in terms of producing documentation required for the safe operation of the park and maintaining our records. 
+ Strong commercial flare with an operational background.
+ Computer literate, to learn bespoke booking systems and manage park correspondence. 
+ Able to keep calm under pressure. 
+ You will have proven ability at managing all aspects of a team, from coaching for performance to managing conduct issues.
+ An excellent communicator, with experience of dealing with the public.
+ With a practical approach to managing the maintenance tasks both on and off the water.

In peak season you must be prepared to work 6 days a week. (£1020 per week)

Full driving licence and own transport is essential.

Other Information:

+ You will receive full training in order to represent the Aqua Park.
+ The role requires you to have the right to work in the UK.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Leisure General Manager, Fitness General Manager, Gym General Manager, Soft Play GM, Centre Manager, Water Sports Manager, Swimming Centre Manager, Aquapark Manager.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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