Salary: 100.000 – 130.000 GBP depending on experience Location: London Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Our client is an international and successful lifestyle & fitness company, based in Berlin and offering sports and wellness services to its members (more than 2 Million) in nearly 40 countries worldwide. With strong brands and future-oriented concepts the company is an integral part of their customers' active everyday lives. In an age, in which mobility and networking are becoming increasingly important, they do not rest on their laurels, but constantly open up new fields. Ideas and their implementation keep setting new standards and delivering impulses far beyond the areas of fitness, lifestyle and design.
As the General Manager you will be in charge of the company expansion and growth strategy in the UK. The role comes with high impact and responsibility, working closely with colleagues and the Leadership Team.
Your responsibilities include:
Responsible for all activities for the establishment, management, and growth of the company expansion into the UK
Scout and acquire new locations for studios based on strategic guidelines from the international expansion department
Coordinate with the municipality offices and authorities, support the specialist departments to understand the specific rules and regulations of each territory, and establish relationships with contractors and vendors to expedite this process if necessary.
Aide the home office in understanding and operating within said rules through clear communication
Research and create recommendations for the implementation of legal, tax and official requirements
Implement all operational process and procedures for studio operation and administration of the UK company in collaboration with the specialist departments in the headquarter (marketing / PR, finance, member administration, facility management etc.)
Monitor the competition and remain informed about the latest developments in the fitness market
Develop UK operations and take over the building and management of a small team
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or similar
General advanced knowledge in the field of business management
Knowledge of the fitness industry and experience in branch expansion
High level of self-motivation and an independent way of working
Strong social, teamwork, and relationship building skills
Experience in leadership is desirable
Fluent in English is essential for this position; Knowledge in German is advantageous
A corporate culture that is characterized by creative freedom and motivation
A dynamic environment and the chance to act enterprisingly
Company's own academy for training / coaching
Exciting team and company events
Please do not hesitate to send your application, with your earliest starting date and salary expectations.
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