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General Manager

Canon Hayes Recreation Centre
May 28, 2021
"Tipperary Town"
Job Type


The Canon Hayes Recreation Centre in Tipperary Town boasts a vast range of state-of-the-art health, fitness, and sports facilities.  It was established in 1987 to offer the people of Tipperary town and surrounding areas the latest in health & recreation services to all sectors of the community.

We are inviting applicants for the position of General Manager of the Recreation Centre.  He/ She appointed will have a strong commitment to the ethos and work of leisure management and will have outstanding leadership, communication, management capabilities with a strong business development background.

Selection Criteria:

To apply for this position, the ideal candidate would have the following abilities and experience.

  •  3-5 years in a management role working within a fitness and leisure setting essential.
  • Minimum Level 8 in Sport & Leisure Management qualifications to degree level desirable or equivalent QQI qualifications/managerial experience.
  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the health and fitness environment including regulations and other relevant compliance.
  • It would be desirable that any applicant will have knowledge and understanding of good governance.
  • Written and oral presentation skills.
  • The ability to maintain and develop excellent working relationships.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, and time management skills.
  • It would be desirable that the successful candidate will have adequate knowledge of grant application process.


All applicants must be advised that Garda vetting will apply.

The successful applicant must undergo a medical examination as a pre requisite to take up the post.

Starting Salary: €36,000.

Shortlisting will apply.

Closing Date:  Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5:00pm on the 28th June 2021

For full job specification and all questions and queries please contact:

Successful applicants will advised of an interview date following closure of applications process

Please forward your C.V and cover letter to

Late Submissions will not be accepted

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