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Fitness Manager - Bicester, Oxfordshire

Legacy Leisure Ltd
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Up to £25,327.44 per annum
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

Job Details

Fitness Manager - Bicester, Oxfordshire

40 Hours / Full Time

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a not for profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.
This is an ideal role for an individual who is passionate about management within the fitness industry. The Fitness Manager will work closely with the Centre Manager in the running of the leisure centre.

Primary objectives for the Fitness Manager will be:

  • To ensure all Health & Safety procedures and responsibilities are carried out at all times.
  • To promote excellence of customer services and motivate people to enjoy exercise through good communications and selling skills.
  • To take responsibility for all aspects of the daily operation of the gym facilities.
  • To ensure the development and growth of the membership base.
  • To ensure the successful implementation and operation of the G.P. exercise referral programme

The Fitness Manager will focus day to day on the following tasks

  • To be aware of all Health and Safety issues within the Leisure Centre, and especially the gym.
  • To ensure that the financial objectives of the gym are achieved and the appropriate financial systems and procedures are implemented.
  • To achieve maximum levels of participation in all courses and activities. Monitoring cost effectiveness and highlighting and rectifying areas of low performance.
  • To identify and assess the feasibility of new activities which the Centre could provide.
  • To ensure all staff are kept informed of the Centre's activities and special events.
  • To undertake maintenance work as required and to coordinate and facilitate maintenance works.
  • To undertake induction's and workouts.
  • To assist in the management of the Leisure Centre's quality assurance systems and procedures.

The Person

  • Level 2 Fitness qualification essential
  • Level 3 Fitness qualification (REPs or equivalent) desirable
  • Proven experience in managing a fitness facility or team
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of fitness training principles and techniques
  • Must be able to build strong relationships with customers, clients and employees
  • Must be able to meet the demands of the role by working additional hours when required
  • Must be able to work from various locations as and when required.

What can Legacy Leisure offer you?



  • Competitive salary
  • Incremental annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Legacy Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and CV

About Legacy Leisure

Established to support a national legacy following the Olympics, Legacy Leisure seeks to educate, inspire and support physical activity, to enhance the lives of our patrons and enable long term positive lifestyle changes. Legacy Leisure is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of our patrons, and aims to offer a diverse range of physical and cultural activities that will engage and invigorate communities, be it through sport, the arts or other activities.



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