General Manager (Sports Services)

General Manager (Sports Services) Banner
General Manager (Sports Services) Icon

General Manager (Sports Services)

3 x Posts Leicester City Council’s Sports Services are the leading provider of sport and fitness facilities within the city with nine sport, leisure and golf facilities, along with a range of parks and opens spaces for formal and informal activity.

Various locations across Leicester, LE1 6ZG
Contact Name
Nick Browning
Contact Telephone
0116 454 2276
Contact Email
Leicester City Council

About General Manager (Sports Services)

After three years of delivering year on year improvements we now have in place ambitious plans to 'step up the service' to take us to the next level. Exciting plans for capital improvement have been approved and the Service is growing in confidence and ambition to continue the next phase of transformation and improvement.

We are now recruiting to various posts that form part of the new service team that will all play a key role in transforming the Council's approach to Sport, Leisure and Exercise. This is an exciting time to be joining a team of highly motivated and passionate individuals to help deliver our vision

We are looking for three dynamic General Managers to play a crucial part in Active Leicester's long-term ambition to reduce high levels of inactivity and increase participation across the City. You will lead the overall management and performance of a small group of leisure centres, develop a high performing management team to deliver operational and financial targets.

You will:

  • Manage centre financial performance (In excess of £2m value) in line with income and expenditure budgets.

    Formulate long term business plans that lead to the transformation of leisure centres performance and link closely with the wider Sport Services three-year plan.

    Develop and implement measures to improve centre net performance with the support of the Leisure Facilities Development Manager.

    Plan, implement and monitor quality systems that improve and modernise service standards across the leisure centres.

    Monitor health & safety compliance to ensure that it is delivered across facilities in line with industry guidance and Leicester City Council policy and procedures.

For further information and details on how to apply please click on the link below.

Lead, develop and support a team of approx. 50 staff + temporary resources, and undertaking the full range of associated management activities.

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided by third-parties and accepts no liability relating to any information contained on the site. If any contact details have been provided, It is recommended that you contact them directly.


  • Melton LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Partnerships
    Sport England
    Active Rutland
  • Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
    Active Oadby and Wigston
    Active Leicester
  • Equality Standard
    Leicestershire County Council
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth


  • Active Rutland
    Sport England
  • Equality Standard
    Active Leicester
  • Harborough LSA
    Melton LSA
    Active Oadby and Wigston
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Blaby LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Active Partnerships
  • Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Charnwood LSA