||Contract: 2 year fixed term contract (initially)
Hours: The position is a live-in role - 5 day week during operational season (March - end October), 25 hours per week during the maintenance season (November - end February).
Package: Competitive salary, accommodation, uniform, meals during operational season, uniform, training & development opportunities.
Centre Manager - Brecon Beacons
Acorn Venture Ltd is an independent, ABTA-bonded tour operator established in 1982. Its trading names are Acorn Adventure and Acorn Family Holidays, providing school trips for primary and secondary schools and adventure holidays for guides, scouts, youth groups and families during the school holidays.
Fantastic full time Centre Manager opportunity!
As the Centre Manager you will ensure that the centre runs in accordance with all of Acorn Adventure’s policies and procedures. You will be required to continuously monitor all aspects of the centre, to include activities, catering & customer services.
You will work closely with the Operations Department at Head Office to help develop and maintain the centre during the off season and keep over heads within set budgets.
During the operational season your leadership and organisational qualities will be tested to the full as you will oversee, lead and manage the senior staff team. You will be responsible for managing the centre budgets and achieving customer satisfaction ratings in line with the company’s set targets.
If you have high standards, are highly motivated and have excellent people skills Acorn is the company for you! We expect you and your centre staff team to deliver superb customer service to our guests at all times.
By taking up this challenge you will achieve a lot and gain valuable experience at Acorn Adventure managing your own Centre and a great team of like-minded people, whilst enjoying the benefits of living and working in a fantastic outdoors environment!
• Successful track record in a managerial position
• Seasonal outdoor industry experience
• Excellent people manager, trainer and motivator
• Highly customer service orientated
• Strong commercial skills & ability to set and manage budgets
• Ability to work with and co-ordinate third party suppliers – builders, utilities etc.
• Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills
• Competent user of IT with good administration skills
• Full UK driving licence
• 21 yrs+ (senior positions)
• DIY skills
• Knowledge of HSE, activity industry standards, accreditation.
All applicants must have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. A current Enhanced DBS Check is required for successful applicants.