Fitness Manager - Premium Health Club

Location Gillingham
Discipline: Sports/Leisure
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25,000 pa Basic + PT/Classes available to supplement income + Great Benefits
Contact name: Sukh Samra

Contact email:
Published: 7 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Our client operates a leading multi use health and fitness facility based in the heart of Gillingham. They are currently looking to recruit a Fitness Manager to join their team.

Main Purpose of the job

Ensure that the Fitness Team exceed performance targets with regard to member usage. Manage all aspects of the fitness operation (including gym, group exercise and swimming) with the aim of ensuring that members meet their fitness and attendance goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

Operational Standards

  1. Manage the day to day operation of the department ensuring completion of daily, weekly and monthly checks and procedures as per the SOPS standards. Track and target results and communicate these to the team.

  2. Set, monitor and coach the team in required standards of performance, secondary spend and service levels to the standard as defined in SOPS.

  3. Ensure that standards of maintenance, safety and hygiene within the department are in line with the SOPS manual and other departmental documentation for opening and closing procedures, supervision of member interaction also ensure risk assessments are up to date and complied with.

  4. Report all accidents via the company accident reporting procedure.

  5. Delegate to specified colleagues the development and delivery of events. Support, manage and evaluate each activity for the benefit of the individual concerned and future projects.

  6. Maintain and manage a full knowledge of all services, policies and procedures offered by the department.

  7. Personally undertake Health and Fitness Consultant duties as and when required.

  8. With the aim of improving member retention, devise a range and promote a variety of gym challenges which will motivate and challenge all members at all levels of fitness and encourage use of all club facilities.

  9. Ensure effective planning and programming of consultations for all new members. Managing the process and actively participate to lead by example. Monitor activity levels as per the company standards.

  10. Develop and run studio programmes ensuring maximum usage of studio and broadest spectrum of programmes to deliver optimum service to members. Report on % utilisation in group exercise sessions.

We are ideally looking for candidates with at least 6 months supervisory/management experience within a large multi use health club or leisure centre setting. The successful candidate must be REPS Level 3 qualified.