Execz Executive Placements
Registered with the South African Department of Labour as a private employment office, Execz® Executive Placements & Human Resources, a division of Lorrenmor (Pty) Ltd (Holding Company), was established in 2005. The company's mission is to develop high-performing and above average human capital within organisations nationally as well as globally by applying best practice in the recruitment process.

Execz® sources candidates for large corporations in a vast number of African countries, Europe, The USA and the Middle East. The company is also a proud member of the Federation of African Professional Staffing Organisations, Apso.

Besides providing the best talent to organisations, Execz® also specialises in Human Resources Solutions such as Payroll and legal documentation. The Agency further provides services in Labour Consultation, Industrial Relations and Human Resources Outsourcing Solutions. Execz® vision is to become South Africa's most sought-after One-Stop Labour Solutions Agency and preferred recruiter for top companies.

We believe employees are a company's most valuable internal asset and regard it as import to ensure that a new incumbent complements the existing culture and structures within an organisation.

Execz® has the ability to implement High Performance Hiring (HPH). The methodology is a hybrid Competency Framework Interviewing (CBI) and Top Grading selection process used to recruit high-level decision makers for organisations. The Agency is also supported by sophisticated integrity background research systems and Psychometric testing capabilities.

Our Agency specialises in a vast field of industries, professions and disciplines. A complete list of our industries and professions can be viewed on our website on www.execz.co.za by clicking current jobs on our Home Page.

However, for profiling purposes, it can be mentioned that our strengths lie in sourcing leadership (Senior Executives, CEO s, Technical Specialists) as well as to support employees for our clients. Through the years, Execz® has extended its services to include most industries so as to fulfill its value to its clients in being a One-Stop Recruitment Agency.

Our company currently enjoys a Level 4 (100% Recognition Level) BB-Bee Rating. Our executive team is constantly applying its mind to improving our BB-Bee Scorecard and we are committed to implement the Codes of Good Practice to achieve a meaningful BB-Bee Stake-holding in our company.

Execz® is a proud African business player and supports the national priorities of the SADCs (South African Development Community) priorities as well as the South African Governments initiatives both of which will create employment, infrastructural development on the sub-continent and equity in the workplace.

Business Manager - Fitness
Posted date [2017-Jan-05] (ID: 57021)


Business Manager - Fitness








Start Date:       



Type of Business:       




BHD 1,500/- to BHD 1,700/- (All inclusive) based on experience and management skills

ZAR R63 000 per month



The Business Manager will ensure the development and profitability of the fitness business by overseeing the various departments which include operations, sales, marketing, HR (hiring, training, appraising), business development (identifying locations, overseeing construction), and finance.  The Company is the franchisee of a leading fitness brand in the markets of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Oman. The Company plans to open, own, and operate a large number of fitness gyms over the coming years and requires an experienced industry professional to manage the company during this growth phase.

The candidate will be based in Bahrain, but will be expected to travel frequently around the Gulf (for at least 2 weeks of every month).



A. Supervision Received

·         Directly report to the Responsible Director who will closely monitor business operations’ performance and provide strategic guidance as necessary.

B. Supervision Exercised

·         The sales, marketing, operations and finance responsibilities will fall under the supervision of this position.

C. Contacts

·         External counterparts and staff within immediate organization and assigned project areas.



·         Providing leadership and vision to the organization by assisting the company board with the development of short and long term plans, as well as annual plans, and submitting projections to the company board with the purpose of managing and growing the business in the GCC region.

·         Providing recommendations regarding effective utilization of long and short term debt, including refinancing and purchasing and/or sales.

·         Operational and strategic responsibility for our fitness company. Management of Profit & Loss for all gyms and review variances to plan with line managers. Review revenue targets and identify growth opportunities. Quantifying revenue stream, operating costs and estimated profits.

·         Developing and implementing standard operating procedures and policies for all of the gyms.

·         Meeting marketing and sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget for all the locations; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.

·         Developing and implementing effective marketing, promotional and national advertising plans. Leading marketing strategies to corporate clients and individuals.




·         Bachelor’s degree at a minimum, ideally with the post graduate qualification in business administration.

·         Minimum of 15 years of relevant industry experience. Experience in the GCC market strongly preferred.

·         Ability to interpret and assist with the preparation of financial reports; capable to interact and collaborate with internal and external auditors.

·         Strong operations focus

·         Ability to work under pressure and to meet aggressive expansion targets

·         Knowledge of occupational health and safety requirements in the organization.

·         Excellent time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills.

·         Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills appropriate for direct interaction with international customers. Good computer / presentation skills in MS Office applications.

·         Ideal age: early 40’s


Career Advice:

Applicants please note that a specific consultant is dealing with this vacancy. To apply for this position please submit your CV through to response208(at)execz.co.za along with all your supporting documents, such a payslip and any certificates.


You can also visit our website (www.execz.co.za) for more information on this vacancy and related others.


Job Title Business Manager - Fitness
Post Details
Posted By Execz Executive Placements
Job Function
Start Date ASAP
Salary ZAR R63 000 per month
Location Bahrain
Phone No
Website http://www.execz.co.za
Email response208(at)execz.co.za
Region Location -> UAE
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Banking / Finance / Investment

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