Sport Operations Administrator

Manchester, United Kingdom
£23,334 - £26,243 per annum
02 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location : Armitage Centre and Wythenshawe sports ground
Closing Date : 13/12/2018
Salary : £23,334 - £26,243 per annum
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Support Services
Division : Campus Life
Hours Per week : 35

University of Manchester Sport is responsible for managing the University owned sports facilities and providing a wide range of opportunities for the University community to take part in sport and physical activity at all levels. The University also provides a permanent playing and training venue for several local sports clubs and leagues and plays host to major sporting events and competitions throughout the year.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to lead and coordinate the day to day administration for our sports facility operations. As part of the operations administration team, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring efficient and effective administrative and financial processes within our sports facilities, overseeing the team of receptionists and the administrative assistant. A key part of the role is to be responsible for the delivery of an effective system for bookings at both the Armitage Sports Centre and Wythenshawe Sports Ground, ensuring the efficient use of space and timely invoicing. This role will lead by example in customer service delivery ensuring that the sport facilities team provide the best possible customer experience. Responsibilities will also include direct liaison with regular customers and assisting with event management.

Applicants should possess a NVQ3-level qualification in administration or related subject (or equivalent) with experience of working within a sport and leisure environment with particular knowledge of bookings and programming. Skills and experience must also include the ability to use software for inputting, maintaining and analysing financial information such as Oracle and FMS and the use of a leisure management system.

The successful candidate must have a flexible approach to work, be open to new ideas and have the motivation and drive to lead a team in the provision of excellent service for students, staff and the wider community.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Natalie Craig


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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