Venue Manager - Michael Wenden Aquatic Leisure Centre

by Aquatic Recreation Institute on June 06, 2024

 

The Role

  • Are you an outstanding people leader, ready to coach, inspire and lead a cross-functional team at our facility? 
  • Do you have a successful track record in managing leisure facilities, marketing, sales, projects and management? 
  • This is an amazing opportunity to build your own team and leave a legacy with the culture you create. 

Belgravia Leisure are on the hunt for an outstanding people leader to coach, inspire and lead the team as their Venue Manager at Michael Wenden Aquatic and Leisure Centre… If that is you, read on!

The Centre Manager will build their team by leading them to deliver exceptional customer experience at this exciting facility. Responsible for the management of this fantastic facility, the team at the Centre and our local community, you are fully accountable for the Centre’s operational, financial and program deliverables. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure the safety and well-being of visitors and employees through effective planning and oversight of polices, processes and procedures.
  • Coach and develop leaders to deliver on KPIs through engagement, performance planning and individual development plans.
  • Lead and drive a high performance community minded culture through highly visible and hands-on leadership and team engagement.
  • Achievement of budgeted performance targets.
  • Maintain a high value relationship with our council partner. 
  • Implement a high value customer service proposition that addresses the needs of the client base.
  • Recruitment of energetic, diverse and passionate employees as required to compliment the team and the vision for the Centre.
  • Train staff as required to ensure that knowledge and capability are at the required levels to enable staff to carry out their work and achieve their objectives.
  • Identify staff and develop career progression paths that lead to transparent and effective succession decisions when required.
  • Maintain facilities to approved standards in line with contract requirements.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in managing a similar leisure or aquatic facility
  • Highly developed communication skills with a flair for positive influencing and negotiating win-win outcomes.
  • Sound knowledge of health and safety legislation
  • Experience in planning and execution of operational, financial and people plans to successful outcomes.
  • National Police Check
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current CPR Certificate
  • Current First Aid Certificate (Level 2)
  • Legal working rights in Australia

Desirable:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in aquatic operations
  • Great understanding of local government and processes
  • Pool Lifeguard Certificate
  • Pool Operations Certificate

    The Company

    Belgravia Leisure is part of the Belgravia Health and Leisure Group (BHLG) and is the fastest growing leisure organisation in Australia. Our core areas of business and facilities stewardship include health clubs, wellness and spa, golf, aquatic and sporting venues in 250 locations across Australia and New Zealand. 

    We are in an exciting period of growth and look to continue to diversify and deliver results while being a strong community citizen.  With an annual turnover in excess of $180m, the group are looking for the best and brightest to assist with taking the organisation into the future.

    If you like the sound of us, then jump in and submit your application. We’d love to hear from you! Apply now !!

    We are committed to providing a child safe environment. Please refer to our child safety framework. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a national police check and a Working with Children check.  

    Belgravia a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. We're happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs - reach out to us at demik@belgravialeisure.com.au.

     

    How to apply:

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