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About us and our culture

Discover the type of people we're looking for to join our team

Our culture and values

At UOP Sport we’re building for the future, building a staffing structure that complements the fantastic £57 million Ravelin Sports Centre, building a team that supports and encourages our university community to succeed.

We’re building sustainability into our ethos to ensure we look after the environment we operate in. We’re building a culture to deliver life-changing experiences through sport and physical activity all with the vision to be one of the top 5 modern universities for sport and physical activity by 2025. We’re sporting people and we’re building our culture of teamwork into everything we do, UOP Sport is a fun place to work - you only have to talk to some of our team to understand that.

Our values are simple, we’re customer-centric, we’re developing excellence in all areas, we’re creating opportunities all with the focus of improving physical activity. If you share our values, share our ambitions and have the abilities to contribute to our success we’re keen to hear from you.

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Who we're looking for

We’re looking for people-focused individuals willing to be part of a team committed to delivering a high level of customer service in all areas. You will need to be energetic and self-motivated with an innovative and creative outlook. Our team will be forward-thinking and able to identify new opportunities and solutions. 

You will be working in a fast-paced environment, where you will face a range of challenges we will therefore need you to be resilient and solution focussed. Our profile is important to us, both locally and nationally, we’re looking for those who are committed to enhancing the profile of UOP Sport, across the city, nationally and have a positive approach to change. Our team will have a flexible approach to working and a helpful attitude to all our customers and visitors. Friendly, approachable, proactive - people that will actively engage in conversations with customers and challenging situations, confidently but in a friendly manner.

We’re a team, by working efficiently and effectively, independently and collectively we can, together, achieve our vision.


To apply for one of our roles, please visit our vacancies page where you can find more information about each role.

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