Bridge Park Operations Manager
An excellent opportunity...
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in managing the operations and contributing towards the development of the new Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre.
As the Operations Manager you will oversee the day-to-day management of the Community Leisure Centre. You will have staff management responsibility and will need considerable management experience in a leisure facility. You will oversee the commercial, operational and financial performance of the centre. Coaching and developing your team, maintaining operating standards, exceeding service standards and driving sales will be part of your role.
You will have previous experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate commercial acumen, strong financial skills and have experience in managing and delivering organisational change. You will need to have organisational skills, a flair for exceptional customer service and a team-oriented approach to achieving results. You must be a self-motivated and committed individual with a drive, enthusiasm and passion about making a difference to peoples’ lives by encouraging them to take part in physical activity.
In addition, strong people management skills and the ability to prioritise and work in a fast passed environment is essential.
The post requires a flexible approach to hours of work and to be generally available to work at any time, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Closing Date: 22 April 2019 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: tbc
This position is only open to current employees of Brent Council or Temporary Agency Workers currently working in Brent Council. External candidates are not permitted to apply for internal only roles. Forwarding ‘internal only’ roles to external candidates may lead to disciplinary action being taken.
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced Childrenand Adults’ DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.