General Manager - Peterborough

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Competitive salary of £24,000
02 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Full Time

General Manager - Deepings Leisure Centre, South Kesteven

About your role

Are you an experienced Operations/Duty Manager looking for a new challenge? We are looking for a General Manager to manage one of our fantastic leisure facilities, Incorporating Deepings Leisure Centre.

We are looking to recruit a General Manager who will be an enthusiastic leader, commercially astute (sales) and a focused customer service individual. With at least 3 years Senior Duty Manager, Operations Manager or existing General Manager experience. You’d be able to demonstrate your management of teams, communication skills and the consistent delivery of business targets, sales targets and KPI’s within your current role.

Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the leisure centre, you’d be responsible for the duty management team ensuring facilities are open, clean and safe, equipment working and staff friendly.  Equally an important part of your role will be to maintain and develop the programme of activities at the Centre by working collaboratively with clubs, coaches, community groups to utilise all space and fulfil the aspirations of LiTC. You’ll engage more with existing customers acting on feedback and get out into the wider local community, with outreach activity, supporting or hosting events. Sales and lead generation is a key aspect of this role.

You’ll engage more with existing customers acting on feedback and get out into the wider local community, with outreach activity, supporting or hosting events.


This position holds a minimum of a level 3 Leadership & Management qualification or equivalent with the opportunity to progress to Level 4. There will be a requirement to sign up to a level 3 or 4 within 4 weeks of start date if these are not held.

Membership of CIMSPA is desirable.

Where you will work

Deepings Leisure Centre is our southern leisure facility in the South Kesteven contract and comprises main pool, teaching pool, separate changing facilities (male and female), reception area, sauna, multi station fitness suite, squash courts, cycle studio, sports hall and outside pitches. Deepings Leisure Centre is a community hub which provides opportunities in a variety of sports for recreational and health and wellbeing sport and physical exercise, offering choice of classes, gym, swim, family sessions, exercise referral and a 1,200 plus participants swim school.

Working for 1Life

1Life is a forward-thinking lifestyle and management solutions company, who manages Deepings Leisure Centre in partnership with the local council encouraging communities to ‘live more, live well.’ Working for 1Life is rewarding. All staff receive a learning and development plan throughout their career, with a line manager giving clear direction and scope, no matter what the role. We also offer competitive salaries, excellent company benefits and a comprehensive reward and recognition scheme to ensure that loyalty, dedication and hard work are rewarded.

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