Health and Fitness Manager
GLL is looking for a Fitness Manger to oversee the operations and service at Better Gym Portsmouth in Hampshire.
This roles offer you the opportunity to manage the business as part of a UK-wide organisation that supports and promotes leisure and sport to all ages and abilities - from children's swimming lessons to health intervention programmes and even sponsorship of future Olympic medal winners. Reporting to the General Manager, you'll be responsible for delivering and developing a high-quality service and a successful business model. You'll work closely with the General Manager and have all the support of our regional team of experts to assist in the running of a successful facility.
In addition to a proven track record in managing a busy fitness or leisure centre, you'll have the necessary operational qualifications such as Fitness Instructor level 2, Group Exercise/Fitness Class Instructor and ideally a Level 3-4 leisure-related qualification. You'll have a demonstrable track record in providing a range of fitness services which challenge and excite members in a safe working environment. You will also need experience of delivering a range of exercise programmes and excellent customer service that retains and attracts new members. A background in sales would be beneficial, as you'll generate and close sales. It goes without saying that you'll be a strong people manager and have the business acumen necessary to plan and improve the products and services for our community.
In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
- Pension schemes
- Ride to work scheme
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now.
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.
To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.