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Contract Manager - Aylesbury

Job Title: Contract Manager - Aylesbury
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury
Salary: £45,000 pa
Start Date: 20/02/17
REF: CR/PE/003575
Contact Name: Paul Crowson
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Contract Manager within Stoke Mandeville Stadium.

To succeed in this high profile positions you should be able to demonstrate extensive experience as a fully autonomous business leader.  You can demonstrate successful leadership capabilities which have driven profitable, quality-driven operations and can identify and implement operations processes which deliver a consistently customer-focused experience for every customer of 1Life and our Clients. 

Contract Managers are expected to foster, nurture and grow highly effective and interactive client and team relationships, to inspire excellence in team performance and achieve industry-leading business results; all within the 1Life corporate framework.

Performance will be measured against your ability to operate all sites to be Safe, Open, Working, Clean & Friendly, meeting all legislated and Company standards at all times.  You will be expected to achieve, as a minimum agreed financial targets and to lead a culture of high performance in all of your sites, engaging with your teams and spending time in each site every week.

You have already developed and delivered a varied activity programme and a broad range of services which are relevant to the local community.  You will be expected to work collaboratively with your Local Authority and 1Life clients, local clubs, schools, businesses and  community groups, and organise local community outreach activities, including the provision of support for and/or to act as host for local events.

With at least 5 years management experience, ideally within a leisure environment, you are able to demonstrate success in effective and efficient management of teams, health & safety management experience, successful communication skills and the consistent delivery of financial targets and business KPI’s.


This position requires a minimum of a level 3 Leadership & Management qualification or equivalent, with the opportunity available, once in position to progress to Level 4. Where the qualification is not held, there will be a requirement to sign up to a level 3 or 4 within 4 weeks of start date.  Membership of CIMSPA is desirable

Where you will work

As the National centre for disability sport and the birthplace of Paralympic games, stoke Mandeville stadium boasts the highest grade of facilities for our leading sportsmen and women.

Working for 1life

Working for 1Life is rewarding. All staff receive a learning and development plan giving you clear direction and scope for career progression. We offer training, competitive salaries, excellent company benefits and a comprehensive range of benefits and rewards to recognise hard work and dedication.

We also have similar Contract Manager Positions available within Milton Keynes and Uttlesford; please check our careers section on the 1Life website for further details!

1Life is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with Investors in People Silver Award

Please state ‘Contract Manager Application’ in the subject field.

Applications to be received by close of business 3rd February