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Performance Officer

SSP Student Sport

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £21,311
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Tuesday 08 June 2021
Closing Date:  Tuesday 22 June 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  032021

An opportunity has arisen within the Sports Delivery Team for a proactive, self-motivated and highly organised individual to join our team.

The Performance Officer is responsible for the coordination, development and administration of the University’s Team Surrey Sports Scholarship programme and other local and national performance sport programmes.

The role will work with all current and prospective high-performance student athletes, supporting them to achieve both academically and athletically, as well as working with the Clubs and their coaches who sit within the performance programme. With reference to clubs this role will specifically work to support the day to day management of identified high performing clubs as well as assisting the committees to create and develop the right culture in order for this to be achieved. The role will ensure high quality provision of welfare, careers, and lifestyle support for athletes.

The post holder will actively contribute to the success of Team Surrey and improving the experience of Surrey students.

The post holder is expected to lead on the shape and direction of the University’s Team Surrey Sports Scholarship programme, to ensure that it supports the SSP strategy and achieves the key performance targets. 

The successful candidate will have excellent organising and prioritising skills and experience of working independently and dealing with unforeseen circumstances and problems.

This role requires work during unsocial hours, including early mornings, late evening and at weekends.

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Georgina Agnies on

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.
Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.

Surrey Sports Park is committed to being an equal opportunities employer


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