GLL is looking for a Business Manager in Northern Ireland to lead the operation of our multi-site leisure estate in Belfast and grow and develop our Social Enterprise. Responsible for overall commercial performance, sales, product development, and community and sport development, you'll provide visible, inspirational and innovative direction to your team and colleagues in line with GLL's vision and values.
GLL is the largest public leisure provider in Northern Ireland and we're proud to be working in partnership with Belfast City Council who are investing £105 million in the city's leisure services through a 10-year transformation programme. We're currently responsible for the operation of 14 'Better' leisure centres in Belfast, welcoming in excess of two million visits per year and servicing a diverse membership of over 26,000. There is an exciting programme of major investment already agreed across the next three years, including three new leisure developments.
As Business Manager, you'll be managing the health, sport and product teams in a multi-site environment. Accustomed to high-level performance, you'll lead the continuous growth and improvement of the GLL brands, service, business and community engagement across the region.
You'll be a successful leader within a leisure, sport or cultural services setting with experience of successfully delivering commercial objectives. Exceptional knowledge of business performance is key to this role, as is the ability to use KPIs to drive improvement and growth. Your business acumen and gravitas will ensure excellent relationships with key stakeholders including senior managers and director s as well as a range of stakeholders, including local authorities, community groups, businesses and social enterprises.
In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
- Pension schemes
- Ride to work scheme
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
- Career pathways
- Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
If you feel you're the right person to help our business evolve, then CLICK APPLY NOW
Closing date: 30 January 2020 at noon.
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.
To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.