General Manager – Centre Operations

Peninsula Leisure has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Centre Operations Professional to join our Executive Leadership Team at Peninsula Leisure on a full-time basis, overseeing the award-winning Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre (PARC) and Pines Forest Aquatic Centre in Frankston.Reporting directly to the CEO, the General Manager – Centre Operations will be responsible for providing strong inclusive leadership and strategic direction to department managers within the Centre Operations Team including Operations, Facility and Assets, Health and Fitness, PARC Swim, Café and Creche. This key leadership position will also be responsible for applying a business-centred approach to the operational management of Peninsula Leisure facilities and services and assisting in the development and delivery of the Company Strategic and Business Plans.This role takes up the final position within the Peninsula Leisure Executive Team, consisting of six specialist General Managers, working in a collaborative, team-based setting to build back the potential of our People, Places and Program offering, with an eye to building the next phase of our future, through strong partnerships and project possibilities. About usPeninsula Leisure is a company focused on improving lives through activity and connection. Offering quality wellbeing experiences to activate and engage our community. We are committed to providing quality sports, recreation and leisure products and services driven by the exceptional talent of our people and our courage to be unique and think differently.Peninsula Leisure employees receive excellent benefits including complimentary PARC/PINES membership (gym, group exercise and aquatic access), flexible working options and professional development opportunities. About youTo thrive in this role, you will need:5 years plus experience in a large or multi-site Recreation and Leisure facility management/coordination role which includes oversight of aquatic operations and programming, health club facility asset management, café and creche services Knowledge and experience in business development with a proven capacity to grow a facility or service.  Active and engaged professional within the Recreation and Leisure industry, with a demonstrated commitment to maintain knowledge, connections, skill and is up to date with sector development and trends.Dynamic leader with an engaging style and a passion for providing inclusive and innovative leadership. Can demonstrate high levels of integrity and takes pride and enjoyment as leader of a large, multi-skilled team.Talent in shaping and implementing strategic business plans.Commercial acumen and understanding of alignment with community goals.Responsibilities of this role:Be the strategic lead for Centre Operations at Peninsula Leisure facilities.Provide inclusive leadership and direction to the Centre Operations Managers of; Operations, Facility and Assets, Health and Fitness, PARC Swim, Café and Creche who will drive Peninsula Leisure objectives through their service delivery teams. Guide and mentor the department managers to be a highly collaborative, high performance team, focussed on their development and growth as leaders.Report to the CEO and board on agreed business metrics and maintain a thorough understanding of and manage the key business drivers and targets at all times. Drive the delivery of the annual business plan and key performance metrics across the Centre Operations Team. Develop a culture of continuous improvement where programs and services are monitored and improved to ensure an ever-evolving suite of programs. If you have the required experience and want to be part of a fun, hardworking, community focused company, apply now by submitting your resume and a cover letter.Please contact Kath Thom for position queries: is subject to a satisfactory National Police check and a current employee Working with Children check.  The successful applicant will also require current CPR certification.Please note, as per the current Pandemic Order, employees of Peninsula Leisure are required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status to attend work. Peninsula Leisure is an equal opportunity and child safe employer. 100000 AUD Australia - VIC Melbourne - All locations Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs Frankston 3199

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