This is an extremely exciting time to join Lewisham’s leisure team as the lead manager for our two leisure contracts.
You will ensure the effective delivery of our new partnership with GLL while managing the ongoing success of the Downham Health and Leisure Centre run by 1Life.
You will lead the delivery a modern, forward thinking Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles Strategy (including a built leisure facilities strategy) which is already in development. The Strategy will identify and seeks to address the health and wider socio-economic challenges in the Borough through a whole systems approach to increasing physical activity levels amongst local residents.
This work will include developing major capital projects, exploring community asset transfers and working with our vibrant sports sector to develop partnerships and community led programmes and networks.
Laurence House, Catford, SE6 4RU
What we’re looking for
An inspiring individual with significant leisure management background preferably with both strategic and operational experience that can create and deliver a vision for a partnership approach to delivering quality sports and leisure provision across Lewisham.
In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.
£54,597 - £56,754 per annum (PO8)
For an informal discussion, please contact James Lee, the Director of Communities, Partnerships and Leisure on 020 8314 6548.
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.
To find out more, including a full job description and person specification, and to apply, please click the link below.
Sunday 14 February 2021, 11:59pm
Interview Date: Friday 26 February 2021
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