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Head of Operations

Surrey Sports Park (University of Surrey)
Location Guildford, UK
Posted 17/11/2016
Closes 28/11/2016
Sector Venues & Suppliers
Function Events & Operations
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Salary £50,000 to £55,000 per annum

Job Description

Surrey Sports Park is the University of Surrey’s outstanding centre for sport, physical activity and wellbeing. Our vision, though, is to be at the heart of sport in Surrey, delivering the very best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to the students and the wider SSP community which includes local people, school students, elite sports men and women and professional teams. SSP is the home of Vitality Netball Superleague Champions, Surrey Storm Netball, Surrey Scorchers Basketball and Surrey Smashers professional national league teams, bringing exciting live professional sport to our venue. SSP enjoys excellent facilities which are perfect to host many international squads for training camps and events, including England’s Womens Rugby Union squad, England Lacrosse and GB Boccia, and we are also proud to be the home of many local groups who see us as their home.

Our philosophy at SSP is that we empower our teams to exceed customer expectations through our core values of integrity, accountability, trustworthiness and openness and we seek these values in all our staff.

Surrey Sports Park is looking for a highly motivated individual to add expertise to its Leadership team. The new Head of Operations will form part of the Leadership Team at Surrey Sports Park. Within this role the post holder’s primary objective will be to oversee the safe and efficient running and management of the facility, bookings and utilisation and deliver excellent customer service both internally to colleagues in sport and events, and externally to members and users. The Sports Park is open for over 100 hours per week, 363 days of the year, and the Head of operations and Customer experience will ensure outstanding performance in a highly effective team.

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Surrey Sports Park (University of Surrey)

Surrey Sports Park is one of Europe's premier sites for sport, health, wellbeing and leisure. Our vision is to inspire and support the sporting ambitions of all users, from world class athletes to grassroots beginners.