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Generic General Manager | West London

Job Title: Generic General Manager | West London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West London
Salary: £40K - £45K
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PR/PE/003400
Contact Name: Paul Crowson
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Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced Leisure Professional to manage a Leisure Centre (Wet and Dry). West London with career development working for a prominent Leisure Trust
Type: Permanent
Start Date: Immediate
Hours: 40 Hours per Week
What is a General Manager?
General Managers are tasked with leading a team to ensure they are meeting targets in all areas i.e. financial, performance based, customer relations and health and safety.
What do they do?
A General Manager is responsible for the performance of their team. They must motivate and help develop the skills of their team to achieve this so that they are performing at maximum efficiency.
What qualifications do I need to become a General Manager?
-A degree level qualification in Business/ Communication related degree
-Health and Safety Qualification
-3 years of experience in Leisure Management
-Understanding of P & L and budget analysis
-Pool Plant Operators qualification (Training available)
-First aid at work and AED (Training available)
-Clear on understanding all aspects of financial planning
-CIMSPA membership is desirable, but not essential
What skills/experience will an employer look for?
-Good communication skills both verbally and written
-Excellent Team Leader
-Good basic computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel
-Experience in recruiting, developing and managing employees
-Efficient at goal setting and achieving goals
-Thorough understanding of financial planning
-Knowledge of health and safety guidelines
What salary can I expect?
The starting salary is usually £40K - £45K however each job varies.
Who might employ a General Manager?
General Managers are normally employed by leisure centres to oversee all aspects of running the leisure facility.
What are the best things about being a General Manager?
As a General Manager, you will be responsible for a team in completely different parts of the facility. Because of this you will be trusted with making important decisions such as hiring and firing of employees as well as interviewing new potential workers. Due to the huge responsibility, some employees see this as a huge perk to the job. Gaining experience is also another benefit to being a General Manager. By leading and being responsible for a group of people it will help to develop skills such as team-leading and communication both verbally and written. This can only enhance your employability for future careers. A perk is that you will receive superb holiday entitlement.