Children's Centre Business Manager

Discipline: Internal
Job type: Fixed Term Contract
Contact name: Beverley Bernstein

Job ref: 191508

GLL is looking for a Children’s Centre Business Manager on a Fixed Term Contract of 3 months with a possibility of this being extended to work in our South Greenwich Children Centres. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Business Manager, please read below and for any queries or to discuss the role please contact Beverley.


The Business Manager role is responsible for working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide a lead role with responsibility for the day-to-day management, motivation and development of the Children’s Centre Admin Support Officers and the Maintenance Team, to ensure an efficient and effective service.

What you’ll do:

  • The Business Manager will be responsible for ensuring the Admin Support Officers team provides an excellent customer-focused frontline service and maintains a safe and compliant environment for all staff and visitors.

  • Overseeing finance and data systems, ensuring they are used to their full potential.

  • Managing the recruitment of new staff, internal and transfers

  • Handling maintenance queries from Children's Centre Duty Managers and following up accordingly with RBG and/or GLL Suppliers.

  • Managing Children's Centre Income & Expenditure logs.

  • Overseeing the SGCC repairs and Invoice mailboxes.

  • Approving Purchase Requisitions (PRs) on finance systems.

  • Contract management and service agreements


As a leader within the leisure industry, we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.


As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees:

  • A salary of £37,805.76 to £46,553.27 per annum

  • A value driven organisation

  • Learning & development to support career development

  • Good pension schemes

  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner

  • A full-time fixed term position

  • The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say on how we ar run plus associated events

  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal

  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria

  • Career Pathways, professional development is just the start. To ensure your stay on top of your game we provide training with practical and theory elements too

  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)

  • 25% off Red Letter Days

  • 25% off Buy a Gift

  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products

  • Ride to work scheme

  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses


About GLL:

As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres.

Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area.

One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time work options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.


We offer two different types of work arrangements:

  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time

  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool

If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7-day-a-week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you.

So, whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL.

Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Gold Award employer.

However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.

We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.