Operations Manager

Operations manager

Package Description

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 26 September, 2021
Interview date: Monday 4 October, 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Richard Wilson, Buzz Active Manager, on 01323 463300.

Job Introduction

If you are an experienced outdoor activities instructor with experience of leading teams, we are offering the opportunity to manage Buzz Active’s excellent operations and oversee their continued expansion.

Buzz Active provides outdoor activities in stunning locations in East Sussex. We run nationally accredited courses, taught by qualified instructors, which are inclusive and available to everyone. We work with schools to provide amazing outdoor education experiences.

Buzz Active has three bases: beautiful Cuckmere Haven, right on Eastbourne Beach and in Bushy Wood near Hailsham, all of which are all accessible by bus.

In this new all-year-round role, you will manage outdoors activities services across the three sites. You’ll ensure client needs are understood and that activities and courses meet them safely. You’ll deploy and develop staff. You’ll help Buzz Active reach more people and increase its activities.

What are we looking for?

You’re a qualified and experienced outdoors instructor who has recently worked at a regulated water sports or activity centre. You’re a great communicator, who delivers excellent customer experiences, who understands safe and professional outdoor activities, and manages risks such as weather and tide in different environments. You’re an effective manager in person and across sites. You’re available for some weekend and evening working.

What can we offer you?

The role will offer you the opportunity to oversee top quality outdoors activities, providing you with the skills and experience to step into service management roles.

In addition to a competitive salary and payment for weekend work, you would also:
-Have a generous leave entitlement starting at 22 days leave plus up to 12 additional days leave, including bank holidays.
-Be eligible to join the local government pension scheme.
-Have access to an enhanced sick pay scheme after the first year of service.
-Be able to access a range of staff benefits such as discounts with local businesses.


Additional Information

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company Information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.


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