Trafford Leisure

General Manager - Trafford

Trafford, Greater Manchester
Competitive basic salary + benefits
12 Apr 2019
26 Apr 2019
Job Type
Full Time

General Manager - Trafford

Thank you so much for your interest in the role of General Manager with Trafford Leisure. It is an incredibly exciting time to join the company, as leisure in Trafford is truly transforming.  There is large scale investment, upwards of £60 million; coming into the portfolio of centres ran by Trafford Leisure over the next five years.

Our strategy will see our customer put firmly at the heart of every business decision.  This much needed investment aims to secure modern fit-for-purpose facilities that ensure greater uptake and spend per visit, to enable Trafford Leisure to be viable and profitable whilst delivering community benefit in the long term.

The investment is part of a borough wide strategy by Trafford Council and will see levels of physical activity increase to help secure the improved health and wellbeing outcomes for our local Trafford people.

Our first phase of investment starts with Urmston. A planning application for the significant refurbishment of Urmston Leisure has been approved and work will start in Spring 2019 with completion in early 2020.

Further investment is then planned for two new leisure centres in Altrincham and Stretford. The latter being designed for the local community first and then to accommodate a whole new student market generated from the inception of a brand new specialist university campus on the adjacent site. UA92 will present an exciting opportunity for Trafford Leisure to grow the business with an influx of circa 6,000 students in the local community over time. Development options are still being considered for Sale which would then complete the transformation of the four main centres.

So as you can see, exciting times ahead!

We have a fantastic opportunity for an innovative, experienced Leader to join our team.

You will have a real flare for motivating a team to hit challenging targets and adhere to meticulous standards.

A bold, creative, strategic thinker, your positive ‘can-do’ approach serves as a real inspiration to everyone around you.

This role is varied from confidently managing a budget to recruiting, developing and retaining the key members of your team. You are passionate about the customer experience, exceeding expectation in all areas.

Bringing your current knowledge of Leisure and lifestyles along with a proven track record of operating multi-purpose facilities you will develop and create stronger links with our community partners and demonstrate the behaviours consistent with a successful leader.

You would be rewarded with a competitive salary, great benefits package including healthcare, career progression and continuous professional development.

Sounds interesting right?

If this sounds like it could be your next move then please send your up to date CV together with a covering letter outlining why you would be the perfect fit for Trafford Leisure and outlining your salary expectation we would love to hear from you!

Salary: Competitive basic salary + benefits

We look forward to receiving your application.

Trafford Leisure is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  All appointments will be based on merit.

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