Operations Manager Job at Upbeat Recreation Centre

Upbeat was established to fill a gap in the market, establishing a world-class and fun sports and fitness recreation centre in Africa for the benefit for all in the community. We are vibrant, encouraging, team-oriented, wholesome and strong with positive attitudes we are babies, school children, young adults, thrill-seekers, parents, and grandparents. Every day, we deliver a unique experience through our Facility, our people and our products to make UPBEAT your number one destination for fun and fitness. We provide excellent quality service in a safe environment. We are energetic, we are fun, innovative, and fit! We touch the lives of everyone as we challenge you to be inspired, be different and be motivated

. We challenge you to Up your Fun, Up your Fitness & Up your Life!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Operations Manager
Job Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Contract


  • Participate in and contribute to the goal setting and strategy articulation process for the business, by providing specific insights, trends, and ideas that will drive business growth and profitability.
  • Cascade the goals and strategies for the business into day-to-day operational plans and provide directions and guidelines to each team/unit responsible for executing the plans.
  • Develop and implement performance management systems designed to proactively and consistently measure and monitor business performance indices whilst ensuring appropriate actions are taken to guarantee, improve and sustain desired performance thresholds.
  • Develop, implement and ensure compliance to UPBEAT’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), policies and budgets ensuring the achievement of operational excellence.


  • Drive initiatives amongst the management team and contribute to long-term operational excellence.
  • Implement and monitor overall revenue generation and cost optimisation plans for the centre.
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the organization’s mission - specifically; support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning.
  • Periodically review market analysis to determine client needs, occupancy potential, desired rates, etc. and make appropriate recommendations on product/service packages that can be tailored to meet those needs.
  • Work with the Sales and Marketing team to develop and implement strategies to improve market penetration and build brand awareness.
  • Monitor productivity and revenue goals for each salesperson by tracking and measuring results against set targets.
  • Implement all guest satisfaction and guest service programs, monitor guest satisfaction report and initiate corrective actions as necessary.
  • Participate in the recruitment and development of employees with the right potential, attitude, eagerness and qualification to support UPBEAT brand Values.
  • Enhance UPBEAT community image and keep abreast of competition, new development, improved sales methods and techniques.


  • Oversee the coordination of facility booking and ensure all booking issues including space conflicts, possible cancellations, and compromises between guest needs and UPBEAT facilities are resolved speedily and logically.
  • Ensure all complaints from guests are dealt with properly and personally, in accordance with the UPBEAT brand guidelines.
  • Set team objectives, delegate responsibilities and monitor for compliance with standards of performance.
  • Ensure all employees receive the necessary training, both in professional competence and in service attitude.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the facility and maintenance of all equipment in the premises at all times in accordance with UPBEAT service policy.
  • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services (HR, IT and Finance), through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions.
  • Work closely with the Human Resources Manager to execute: performance appraisals, employee coaching and counselling, discipline and grievance, employee relations, wage and salary administration, compensation and benefits, etc.
  • Ensure full compliance with all regulatory requirements relating to hygiene, fire, health and safety as indicated by the relevant authorities as well as the Company’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy.
  • Ensure all relevant documentation are kept up-to-date and secure.
  • Prepare periodic activity report as required by the ED
  • Develop, implement and ensure compliance to UPBEAT’s Service Level Agreements (SLAs) & policies for 3rd Party Vendors.


  • A first degree in any relevant discipline preferably Business Administration.
  • Five(5) - seven(7) Years post-graduate experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience with a sports/recreational/hospitality facility or any related business with responsibility for Profit & Loss.

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Knowledge of trends and developments in the Sports Gaming & Hospitality Business.
  • Hands General Management Knowledge.
  • Business Development.
  • Negotiation Skills.
  • Relationship Management Skills.
  • Basic Finance Appreciation.
  • Exceptional Communication Skills.
  • Business and Report Writing Skills.
  • Coaching and Mentoring Skills.

NGN500,000 - NGN600,000 / Month.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application to: careers@uragarealestate.com using the position as the subject of the mail

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