General Manager

Closing date 5 August 2019
Organisation Cardigan Centre
Location Leeds
Hours Full time
Full time: 37 hours (flexible working requests considered)
Salary £33,799 (NJC31) + pension (pro rata)
Telephone 0113 2759282

This is a three-year post fully funded by the Tudor Trust The Cardigan Centre is offering an opportunity to apply for the role of General Manager to lead our staff team and work with the board in the regeneration of the Centre.


The Centre is staffed by full time, sessional posts and volunteers and has three sections: Education and Training, Community and Youth and Facilities Letting to community-based groups.


The work focuses on an intergenerational approach to health and wellbeing in an inner city area. Your role will be to:

  • make the Centre thrive as a financially stable business         
  • engage the local community in our activities       
  • lead and enthuse our hardworking staff team      
  • work with the Board in developing a strong vision for the future of the Centre

You will be required to demonstrate extensive knowledge, experience and understanding of the issues facing the people living in an area such as ours; a successful record of financial and staff management; and experience of working with a board and delivering performance improvements.


You will have a proven track record of leading teams to deliver project goals and an ability to formulate and implement strategic and operational plans. You will work in partnership with a range of internal and external groups including statutory and non-statutory organisations in the locality and beyond.


Closing Date: Monday 5 August, 12 noon

Interview Date: To be agreed with shortlisted candidates.


To apply for this role please follow to download the relevant documents.


A two-stage interview process will be conducted before the end of August. For an informal chat about the position, please contact Marian Charlton on 0113 275 6597 or David Nugent on 0113 294 6868.


For further information about applying for the role please contact Sadia Hussain on


We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and are only interested in your ability to do the job. The role requires a DBS disclosure.

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