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Swimming Delivery Officer

SSP Sport Participation

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £25,959
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Tuesday 08 June 2021
Closing Date:  Tuesday 22 June 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  032221

An opportunity has arisen within the Sport Delivery department for a self-motivated, pro-active and highly organised individual to join our team.

The Swimming Delivery Officer is responsible for the management of a high quality and innovative portfolio of aquatics programmes and increasing usage of our world-class pool enabling SSP to achieve its key strategic and financial objectives. Reporting to the Sport and Fitness Delivery Manager, and managing relationships with key stakeholders, the role will have a key focus on developing and delivering high quality programmes and initiatives with exceptional customer experiences, creating opportunities for a diverse range of customers to engage in water based activity and managing the achievement of a set budget and membership targets. The post holder will actively contribute to the success of the Surrey Sports Park’s operations, and to delivering an outstanding experience through the customer journey. 

Working towards a Surrey Sports Park  strategy, the role will lead the effective design and delivery of a diverse, exciting and innovative programme of swimming  opportunities which support the strategic growth across the student, staff and local community.  

As the ‘expert’ in swimming, the post holder is expected to lead on the shape and direction of the swimming 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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