Fitness First UAE

CAREERS

CAREERS

STEP UP TO A FITTER CAREER

In the Middle East, we have over 60 clubs in 51 locations across 6 countries with over 70,000 members. 

This growth has been built through the quality of our staff. Our successful mix of recruitment, training, future development and career opportunities enables us to continually exceed our employees’ expectations.

We seek dynamic and passionate personnel to meet our rapid expansion needs. The opportunities for growth are tremendous, with more clubs opening. 

To apply for a position within Fitness First Middle East, please send a copy of your CV along with your name and contact details to FF.HR@fitnessfirst-me.com

WORKING WITH US

Why Fitness First?

Fitness First Middle East is one of the world’s leading health and fitness chains with over 60 clubs across 51 locations in the Middle East located in the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Jordan. We’ve seen a lot of change in the fitness industry over the years, but our philosophy has remained the same: to offer the best equipment, range of classes, knowledgeable staff and personal advice in a welcoming environment that feeds our members’ motivation.

None of our regional success would be possible without our fantastic people. Our teams across the Middle East are our single biggest asset. We’ve created a business that supports its employees, develops skills and talents and rewards outstanding performance.

 

Take your career to the next level

We give our team the opportunity to get more out of their career by inspiring each other to learn new things, achieve new qualifications, and get fitter together. We recognise talent and support our team to go further in their career. From taking advantage of our regional opportunities to having the confidence to inspire our members, we encourage our team to raise the bar so we can celebrate and reward their great results.

Helping you go further

We’re committed to inspiring our staff to get fitter as we believe this helps them build confidence to get more out of life.

Inspiring and fun environments

We work together as one team in environments full of inspiration, innovation and fun!

The opportunity to lead a fitter lifestyle

We encourage everyone to work out. It helps us feel great and go further in life. As an employee, you get free membership and one for your spouse or a friend.

World-class training and development

Our people count. That’s why we offer ongoing development from the day you join to build a team of fitness experts.

Staff Privileges

To find out more about the Staff Privileges and benefits, Click here

CURRENT VACANCIES

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - MIDDLE EAST

Are you a courageous leader?

Do you want to take your career to the next stage with one of the world's leading health and fitness chains, with 60 clubs in 51 locations throughout the Middle East in the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Jordan?

If the answer is Yes, please hit the Apply Button Now!

We are accepting application for the position of Operations Director designated as Group Head of Operations, Fitness First Middle East based out of our Dubai Head office.

The incumbent will strategically drive Fitness First clubs’ revenue, expansion plans and manage operations, standards & deliveries including Membership Sales, Fitness, Group Exercise, Front of House, Swim & Health and Safety across UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait and KSA.

Key Position Responsibilities & Eligibility Criteria:

• To understand, acknowledge and sign off the yearly plan for the clubs
• Responsible & accountable for P&L of all clubs including territories
• Strategically evaluate business trends, latest developments in the fitness industry and execute relevant strategy & financial model
• Preparing annual budgets for clubs and region, for discussion and agreement with internal stake holders
• Work with Regional Head of Operations, Area Business Managers to analyse monthly sales activity, revenue and P&L reports, to ensure adherence to budgets, business plans and targets
• Be involved in the development of sales & marketing activities throughout the region to maximize promotional opportunities and build overall brand positioning
​• To oversee Health & Safety vertical of business
• To be involved in the new sites identification and site feasibilities
• Work with Club Leaders / L&D to identify development investment requirements and be involved in providing necessary trainings to ensure each employee achieves their full career and personal performance potential
• Work closely with CEO & leadership in execution of business plans
• Track record of working across multicultural teams
• Track record of delivering & nurturing high performing teams
• Must work & collaborate with functional / strategic stakeholders within the business
• Futuristic approach towards new initiatives for long term success of the business
• ​12 – 15 years of Health club operations experience at executive level
• Certification in Fitness/GX will be an added advantage
• Arabic speaking will be an advantage

If you are looking for a rewarding career and excellent benefits, please share your updated resume by Thursday 18th April, 2019 at ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

In the recruitment process, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for next steps.

REGIONAL HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Can you Inspire others? Are you Customer Centric & Performance Focused?

Do you want to take your career to the next stage with one of the world's leading health and fitness chains, with 60 clubs in 51 locations throughout the Middle East in the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Jordan?

If your answer is ‘Yes’, we would like to hear from you!

We are now on lookout for Regional Head of Operations based out of Bahrain/ Kuwait. The incumbent will operationally drive Fitness First clubs’ operations, standards & deliveries including Membership Sales, Fitness, Group Exercise, Front of House, Swim & Health and Safety across Kuwait, Qatar & Bahrain.

Role Overview:

• Drive Club General Managers and team to outperform, achieve exceptional Customer Experience and business growth
• Responsible & accountable for P&L performance of clubs under purview
• Preparing annual budgets for clubs in the region, for discussion and agreement with Group Head of Operations
• Work with Club General Managers to analyse monthly sales activity, revenue and P&L performance, to ensure adherence to budgets and targets
• Contribute to the effective growth through awareness of local activities and opportunities
• Acquire a clear understanding of, and comply with, all administration and operational procedures specified within Company manuals
• Ensure that Company’s Performance Management / Appraisal systems are being effectively implemented throughout the region
• Manage the performance and behaviour of employees
• Ensure a flow of information through regular (daily, weekly, monthly) meetings, communications and reports with peers, team members and seniors, and effectively manage this information as appropriate for the business
• Excellent Communication & Interpersonal skills
• Track record of working across multicultural environment
• Track record of delivering & nurturing high performing teams
• Entrepreneurial Zeal to drive business growth
• Exceptional coaching skills
• Manage priorities, resolve issues & efficient deployment of resources
• 5 – 10 years of Health club operations experience including 3-5 years of team management
• Arabic speaking will be an advantage
 

If you are looking for a rewarding career and excellent benefits, please share your updated resume by Saturday 20th April, 2019 at ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the ‘position applied for’ in the subject line. In the recruitment process, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for next steps.

PERSONAL TRAINERS

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• 1-2 years of relevant experience within the fitness industry
• Personal Training Certified (REPS A Level) / equivalent or working towards (enrolled)
• First Aid Certified
• Self-Motivated and Target driven
• Dynamic, Confident and lives the brand
Interested candidates may send their resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

FEMALE PERSONAL TRAINER

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• 1-2 years of relevant experience within the fitness industry
• Personal Training Certified (REPS A Level) / equivalent or working towards (enrolled)
• First Aid Certified
• Self-Motivated and Target driven
• Dynamic, Confident and lives the brand
Interested candidates may send their resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• 1-2 years of relevant experience in delivering Group Exercise classes
• Les Mills and/or MOSSA qualifications are desirable
• Level 2 Exercise-To-Music qualification
• Fitness/Personal Training qualification
• First Aid Certified
• Excellent Communication & Interpersonal skills
• Dynamic, Confident and lives the brand
Interested candidates may send their resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

MEMBERSHIP CONSULTANT

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• 1-2 years of relevant sales experience
• Understands customer needs and market trends
• Being self-motivated and pro-active
• Adaptable to change and quick problem solving skills
• Able to build strong relationships with customers
• Excellent Communication & Interpersonal skills
• Dynamic, Confident and lives the brand
Interested candidates may send their resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

Club General Manager (Female) - ABU DHABI

Can you Inspire others? Are you Customer Centric & Performance Focused?

Do you want to take your career to the next stage with one of the world's leading health and fitness chains, with 60 clubs in 51 locations throughout the Middle East in the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Jordan?

If your answer is ‘Yes’, we would like to meet you!

We’re hiring Club General Manager (Female) for our clubs in Abu Dhabi (UAE).

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:

  • Ensure smooth running and operations of the club on a day to day basis
  • Deliver Membership Net Gain Target
  • Deliver Member Journey proposition through Fitness , Personal Training and Group Exercise strategies
  • Drive retention strategy for the club
  • Manage Profit and Loss of the club to deliver expected returns
  • Manage company brand standards ensuring our clubs have the highest levels of service
  • Good Analytics & Competitive
  • Demonstrate the ability to influence and to drive high levels of performance
  • Proven track record of meeting business performance KPIs
  • Track record of developing and nurturing high performing teams
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • 7-10 years of experience in club leadership position

If you meet the above criteria and are passionate to grow and lead, please send across your resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

LIFEGUARD - FEMALE

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• Must have a valid Lifeguard License Qualification including First Aid / CPR and AED  (Automated External Defibrillator)
• At least 2 years experience of Lifeguarding (Beach or Swimming Pool)
• Able to TOW casualty in 60 seconds for 25m (Swim and Tow)
• Able to swim 100m Free style  and 100m backstroke in 2 minutes
• Able to tread water for atleast 5 minutes
• Knowledgeable of Swimming Pool and Plant Room operations including water quality and chemical troubleshooting
Interested candidates may send their resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

FITNESS MANAGERS

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• Registered and Certified with relevant UAE REPS accreditation
• Minimum of 3 – 5 years of relevant experience within the Fitness Industry
• Proven track record in leading high performance teams and delivering results
• Excellent interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
• Experience of coaching/mentoring individuals and groups 
Interested candidates may send their resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

FRONT OF HOUSE RECEPTIONIST

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• To deliver excellent customers service to all club visitors
• Manage cash, bills and cheques in the cash register & follow SOP
• To be knowledgeable in latest aspects of the club operations and can provide information i.e. FF Club rules and regulations, class timetables, promotions, club event
• Responsible for professional daily operations of the Front Desk
Interested candidates may send their resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

SWIM INSTRUCTOR – FEMALE

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• 2+ years of relevant experience within the swim industry
• Certified Level 2 STA Award (or equivalent) & first aid and rescue certified
• Ability to plan and coach effectively both group and private swim lessons
• Is passionate about the business, brand and is customer service focused
• Excellent communication skills
Interested candidates may send their resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

FEMALE CLUB GENERAL MANAGER

Key position responsibilities/requirements include:
• Ensure smooth running and operations of the club on a day to day basis
• Deliver Closing Member Count Goal
• Deliver Member Journey proposition through Fitness , Personal Training and Group Exercise strategies
​• Drive retention strategy for the business
• Manage Profit and Loss of the club to deliver key stake holder returns
• Manage company brand standards ensuring our clubs have the highest levels of service
• Good Analytics & Competitive
• Demonstrate the ability to influence staff to change their behaviour and to drive high levels of performance
• Proven track record of meeting business performance KPIs
• Track record of developing and nurturing high performing teams
• Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
If you meet the above criteria and are passionate to grow and lead, please send across your resume to ff.hr@fitnessfirst-me.com with the position applied for in the subject line.

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