Operations Manager

University of Wolverhampton

WLV Sport is the professional services department of the university that delivers the sport and physical activity provision to students, staff and the local community. WLV Sport supports the university wide strategy of delivering inclusive activities that create a sense of belonging and provides a place for the university community to co-exist. This is done by delivering a first-class physical activity experience through projects, initiatives, programmes and working with external partners to enable everyone the opportunity to be more physically active and live healthier lifestyles.

To support the delivery our new strategy of ‘More People, More Active’, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Operations Manager to ensure safe, inclusive and engaging delivery of sport and physical activity across our Walsall and City Campus sports facilities.

You will be responsible for the effective operational functioning of all commercial sports facilities across the university estate. The management of physical resources will be key to this, as will the oversight of processes and procedures designed to ensure a sector leading sports provision.

You will have responsibility for all operating activities including (but not exclusively) the efficient programming of facilities, customer membership and retention, health and safety management and events management. Furthermore, you will possess excellent leadership ability and have the capability to create a high-performing environment within the operational management team to assist in achieving our ambitious targets as a sports department.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact James Dale via email [email protected]

The University of Opportunity for Students and Staff

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of our staff body reflects those of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who may not define themselves as disabled, but nevertheless encounter challenges)

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