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General Manager

General Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Hospitality, Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum + bonus+ benefits

  • Contact:

    Mark Manning

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


General Manager - New Residential Physical Activity Centre

£50,000+ bonus+ benefits

Near Thirsk, North Yorkshire

We are looking for a General Manager to support with the development and full launch of a brand new state-of-the-art 350-bed residential activity centre in North Yorkshire with an incredible range of dry outdoor activities, water sports and water park set in a stunning rural location.

It is fantastic time to join this growing brand in the final stage of development of this new site. As well as offering a long term career path, the company offers, a contributory pension, 34 days holiday and annual bonus. Free meals on shift are also provided, as is the opportunity to live on site for a small cost.

Role Overview

  • Inspire, coach and empower a large and diverse team to be the best version of themselves every day and help them develop and grow.
  • Lead and coordinate all departments including Housekeeping, Maintenance, Catering Activities, Administration and Human Resources, fostering a culture of service and operational excellence.
  • Prioritise the health, safety and safeguarding of your guests.
  • Manage the financials; profit and loss, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Create a positive, fun, nurturing environment for your team and guests to thrive in.
  • Play host to your guests, always being available and interacting at key moments.

Person Specification:

  • Outgoing, hands-on approach to leadership with a passion for customer service and the outdoors.
  • Accommodation management experience within a residential property such as a hotel, leisure resort, holiday park, youth hostel, care home, visitor attraction, boarding school or Sports/Leisure/Activity/Educational Residential Centre.
  • Experience in managing large teams and budgets in a multi-faceted leisure, educational, sports or hospitality business probably as a General Manager, Resort Manager, Hotel Manager, Complex Manager or Centre Manager.
  • Experience of safeguarding (either children or vulnerable adults) and health and safety (food, facilities, physical activities).
  • Full clean driving license and the flexibility to work shifts including some weekends.
  • Ideally CAPX project management experience.

For more information please click apply and we will be in touch promptly if you have the right level of experience.