Club General Manager

at Planet Fitness
Published June 12, 2022
Location Sandton, South Africa
Category Management  
Job Type Full-Time  



Job Summary

Purpose of the job:



Planet Fitness is looking to employee a new Club General Manager (CGM) for one of our world class gym facilities.

The purpose of this role is to take a hands-on approach and drive a culture of high performance and high engagement within our clubs.

The CGM will be reporting into a Regional Operations Manager and will form an integral part of the talented team of club general managers and fitness professionals that are already operating within this highly entrepreneurial environment.

You will be required to manage your team within your own club and you will be expected to forge close working relationships with other Gym Managers within your region by sharing best practice and leveraging one another’s expertise accordingly.


Key Performance Areas include:



Driving the performance of your club by investing time in getting into the detail behind your club’s results

Striving for continuous improvement across your club with clear plans in place at all times to deliver a strong financial and operational performance

Focusing on high service and standards to deliver a best in class member experience in your club at all times

Exceptional leadership qualities, with strong commercial and management skills, to maximize overall profitability of the club

Deliver on brand values to understand the operations of your club and promote all products and services to maximize profit & control expenses

Recruit, develop and performance manage a high performing team to deliver high standards in all areas of the business

Aim to exceed new membership sales and revenue targets through management and support of the sales team

Operate your club within agreed expenditure budget with focus on payroll costs, operating expenses and stock control

Manage all licenses within club and ensure compliance to license agreements

Ensure adherence to cash handling processes

Adhere to health and safety standards to all areas of the club at all times

Provide adequate health and safety cover for operational areas (first aid, pool lifesaving & manager on duty)

Ensure all areas of the club are well presented and maintain high standard of cleanliness

Manage operational breakdowns and service issues effectively and efficiently

Resolve and respond to member comments and queries promptly


Experience & Competencies Required:



A true passion for the health and fitness industry

Possess a strong track record of people development

A strategic and commercial growth mindset

You must have a flair for developing high performing teams and will be able to balance strong people skills whilst positively impacting commercial results of your facility

You will act as an agent for change, positively bringing out the best in others and will demonstrate a highly flexible style and approach

Tenacity, high integrity and accountability with a desire to do the right thing to a high standard are a must

Able to work at peak times (including evenings and weekends) essential

Have reliable transport


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