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Centre Manager High Wycombe

Centre Manager High Wycombe

  • Location

    High Wycombe

  • Sector:

    Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pensions, Socials, Career progression

  • Contact:

    Veronica Winter

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Centre Manager High Wycombe- Leading Leisure/Hospitality Brand

up to £45,000 basic OTE £60K+

Interviews are immediately available for a Centre Manager in High Wycombe, running a high footfall venue for a market leading brand operating in the family entertainment sector of the leisure industry.

The business delivers a great value entertainment experience and is relentless in ensuring that they consistently deliver service superiority to every customer.

As Centre Manager you will be offered a highly competitive basic salary of £45,000 a quarterly bonus and a potentially lucrative annual outperformance bonus that can take the OTE to £60,000+.

Benefits include life assurance, enhanced pension plan, 5 weeks holiday, life assurance and a save as you earn scheme with significant opportunities for training and development and career advancement.

We are keen to hear from candidates who can demonstrate:

  • 5 + years' experience as a hands-on General Manager working in a fast-paced £2m+ turnover leisure, hospitality or retail business.
  • Evidence of optimising sales and performance of a business unit including a significant hospitality offering
  • A passion for people, with evidence of coaching, developing and progressing a team of 40 colleagues.
  • An ability to create positive energy with a can-do attitude and a compassionate approach to leadership.
  • Are commercially astute with extensive P and L and budgetary management experience.
  • Who constantly looks to enhance the customer experience and drive exceptional guest feedback/NPS scores.
  • Can commit to working shifts and 3 weekends out of 4.

Purpose of Role:

  • Responsible for the overall performance of the centre and the team to deliver financial targets and service standards
  • Create an environment for performance with fulfilment where our Team Members can perform to the best of their ability
  • Coach and mentor the team using effective communication and role modelling leadership behaviours
  • Contribute to the overall performance of the region; promoting innovation, best practice and effective communication

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Financial & Commercial - Deliver financial targets in-line with Company expectations whilst managing expenses in a manner that is appropriate for the needs of the business
  • Manage all controllable costs to deliver Management Profit for the centre.
  • Implement local marketing activity showing the appropriate return on investment to grow the business and evaluate the success of each campaign
  • Control and monitor the payroll budget, in line with the business needs and the monthly and annual budgets


  • Ensure all centre operations are adhered to and all reporting procedures are completed within the required timescales in line with company guidelines
  • Ensure all Company operating standards are being adhered to and all centre audits produce results consistent with Company requirements
  • Manage all aspects of Health & Safety within the centre and ensure compliance with all our safety, security and legal obligations
  • Ensure preventative maintenance program is in place and being followed by the centre technical team


  • Promote the Mission Statement and ensure that all our Customers receive a market leading leisure experience through superior sales and service
  • Exceed Customer expectations to deliver an exceptional value for money experience
  • Encourage engagement between the Customers and the Team Members to create a fun and friendly environment
  • Maintain a presence on the floor at key times of the business and lead by example to promote positive behaviours within the team


  • Communicate our Way of Working to ensure all the team are aligned to the Company goals and recognise their individual contribution to the Value Chain
  • Coach and mentor the team and ensure the team training program is being followed to promote the development of the team within the centre
  • Role model the behaviours and expectations to encourage each Team Member to take ownership for their contribution to the overall Company values
  • Lead by example and promote a fun working environment for our Team Members whilst maintaining a friendly and professional approach to our Customers

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