Contract Manager - Full Time - Derbyshire Dales Area
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Contract Manager - Full Time - Derbyshire Dales Area

Freedom leisure actively promotes healthy lifestyles, and our community facilities are the perfect place to achieve this. We are looking for a Contract Manager to join our team. The Contract Manager role will provide inspirational leadership along with business and community focus, delivering the Freedom leisure business plan and ethos across the leisure facilities, in the Derbyshire Dales contract. You will have responsibility for the financial and operational performance of the facilities and contract as a whole, including delivering the clients service specification.

About Contract Manager - Full Time - Derbyshire Dales Area

Working with the partners and clients, ensuring excellent customer service is being delivered and increasing participation at the centres.

We are looking for someone who is flexible and motivated, to achieve good commercial outcomes. If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you.

As part of your employment with Freedom Leisure, we offer all qualifying staff (subject to existing qualifications), the opportunity to complete a range of funded National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ's) and for a limited time, we will pay an additional £500 bonus for staff completing an NVQ.


  • Previous experience in a senior operational leisure role
  • Proven track record of leading and managing a change in culture
  • Experience of leading a multi-site operation
  • Outstanding commercial awareness with experience of managing and delivering sales targets and income performance
  • Excellent IT skills to be able to produce and interpret reports and data
  • Awareness of industry developments and trends
  • Problem solving, project management, customer service and staff management experience
  • You will also ideally be degree educated or have a higher level qualification in Leisure, Management or Business


  • My Staff Shop, our very own staff benefit scheme, gives employees access to a great range of benefits. Get discounts on cinema tickets, travel bookings, high street e-vouchers, gift cards, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending.
  • Discounted Staff membership (including family members)
  • Incremental holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 confidential, independent and professional counselling.
  • Company pension
  • Various insurance and saving schemes
  • Financial advice
  • Cycle-to-work and Car Leasing tax-efficient schemes (salaried staff only, depending on earnings)
  • All this as well as fully funded training and career progression opportunities in a team working environment

Closing date: 6th December 2021

Salary: up to £36,798.00 pa

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