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Leisure Development & Contracts Manager (Level 7)
Location: Slough
Salary:£16.71
Reference:BBS/SLOUGH
Date: 15 Feb 2019

BBS recruitment is currently recruiting for a Leisure Development and Contracts Manager (Level 7) forour clients based in Slough to join their team.

You will be required to manage and monitor the operations of the Council’s leisure contract ensuring a high standard of service delivery including the collation and reporting of contract performance information to ensure the Council receives value for money from its contracted out services.

You will be responsible for:

Promoting, facilitating and assisting in the development of the Council's corporate and strategic approach to leisure service delivery to ensure the service remains an example of good practice.   

The management and monitoring of the leisure contract providing professional and technical services as required.

Assisting in the delivery of the Council’s leisure capital programme including the major re-provision of the town’s main leisure facilities.

Acting as the expert lead for leisure services for all procurement initiatives, co-ordinating all tender process to final award stage.

Duties:  

To manage and monitor the operations of the leisure contract ensuring a high standard of service delivery including the collation and reporting of contract performance information to ensure the Council receives value for money from its contracted out services.

Acting as the expert lead for all leisure related procurement initiatives, co-ordinating all tender process to final award stage and elements of project management.

To promote, facilitate and assist in the development of the Council's corporate and strategic approach to leisure and cultural service delivery to ensure the service remains an example of best practice.

To act as the contract manager for the council’s main leisure contract aiming to continuously improve service delivery and bring a coordinated approach to service delivery to provide the best possible quality of service for users.

To collect and maintain high quality performance data for the leisure contract as required, and for the preparation of performance and other relevant reports for senior officers / members, often at short notice.

To assist in the delivery of the Council’s leisure capital programme including the major re-provision of the town’s main leisure facilities.

To work pro-actively with local community groups, partners, stakeholders and other Council services to create a holistic approach to the delivery of quality, affordable leisure facilities that will improve outcomes for people and improve the places in which they live.

To provide advice on operational implementation of policy and strategy and to determine impacts of any change on compliance with relevant legislation.

To keep abreast of developments and best practice in leisure services

To assist with communication and consultation exercises, attending public meetings asrequired, some of which may be at weekends or evenings.

To coordinate responses to Elected Members and customer enquires and complaints.

To assist in building partnerships across the Council, with other services, local agencies, business and the voluntary sector by actively seeking and advocating productive networks to enhance, promote and co-ordinate services and maximise resources.

To ensure that leisure services engage with the diverse communities of Slough, reflecting their needs in the planning and delivery of services, promoting the Council’s equal opportunity policies as an employer and service provider.

To ensure full compliance with the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, the Council’s Health and Safety Policy and all locally agreed safe methods of work and to act as the Community and Leisure division’s Health and Safety representative at corporate working groups and forums.

To deputise for the Leisure Services Manager as required, undertaking any additional dutiescommensurate with the level of the post

Requirements:

A degree or equivalent in a related and relevant area including leisure / contract management

Membership of an appropriate professional body.

Evidence of continuous professional development

You must hold a current and full UK driving licence with own car, which is insured and available for work.

DBS check is required

5 Years work reference

Working Hours – 09:00-17:00  Monday-Friday

Rate: £16.71

If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply today with your CV or call us on 01707 6647211