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Centre Manager, WaterMarc - Belgravia Leisure

18 October 2016
06 November 2016
Greensborough, Melbourne, Australia
Contract Type
$100-120K (AUD) pa + super + benefits

Full Job Description

  • Premier leisure facility
  • Drive the Centre’s overall success
  • Team performance and leadership focus

Belgravia Leisure is the fastest growing leisure organisation in Australia, and is continuing to grow, diversify and deliver results whilst being a strong community citizen. With an annual turnover in excess of $130m, the group is looking for the best and brightest to assist with taking the organisation into the future. Staff have access to open future career paths and development with an entrepreneurial organisation.

Belgravia Health & Leisure Group proudly partners with Banyule City Council managing WaterMarc.

Located in Greensborough, WaterMarc is the largest aquatic and leisure facility in the northern region of Melbourne and is home to the premier gym and indoor swimming pool within the area. With a 900sqm Health Club, 3 Group Exercise Studios, extensive water space including a 50m Pool, Learn to Swim and Leisure Pools, large interactive play space with two large Water Slides, Childcare, Café and function rooms, this is a unique and challenging opportunity to lead the WaterMarc team and deliver exceptional customer experiences.

Responsible for the stewardship of this fantastic facility, the team and the local community, the Centre Manager is fully accountable for the Centre’s operational, financial and program deliverables. You will develop and execute plans through engagement with the Centre’s leadership team to ensure the provision of consistent quality services and programs to members. With a successful track record in marketing, sales, projects and management you will continue to develop the Centre’s relationship with the community, Banyule City Council and all other stakeholders to drive the Centre’s overall success through the engagement and development of its people.  

In addition, this role will be responsible for driving member retention strategies, team member culture, the implementation of innovative ideas and control of expenditure. Inherent in the role is the commitment to ethical practices, to foster strong team motivation and re-enforcement of the Belgravia Leisure values.

To be considered for this role you will be a seasoned and professional manager, who leads with vision and energy, with extensive experience in commercial/business management, preferably from within the leisure, fitness, aquatic or facility management sector. The ideal candidate will have a strong strategic development and business planning background, with the ability to engage and develop lasting, positive relationships with various staff and stakeholders, and lead in an environment of constant change. A true people leader, you will be able to share insights into how you have successfully shaped high performance teams in your career. You can easily articulate the link between employee engagement and exceptional business performance.

This is a unique opportunity for an outstanding people leader to coach, inspire and lead the team at one of Victoria’s premier leisure facilities!


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