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Benefits, perks & rewards

We think O&CC is a great place to work; somewhere you can share your passion for the outdoors with other likeminded people. But we want our staff to feel valued and rewarded as well as happier outside. Here are a few things we offer as standard, plus a few extras we think our staff deserve: 

Rewards and Benefits with O&CC

  • 4 weeks' sick pay (after qualifying period)
  • 25 Days annual leave plus the national Bank Holidays
  • Buy and sell annual leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee assistance programme 
  • Company pension scheme 
  • Eyecare vouchers 
  • Free Parking*
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Long service awards
  • Recruitment Referral Scheme
  • Support for Reserve Forces scheme 
  • Sabbatical leave 
  • Generous Staff Discount scheme 
  • Training Bursaries 
  • Amazing volunteering opportunities

Head office and management grades - Potential additional benefits

  • Birthday Lie-In*
  • Bonus Scheme*
  • Personal Accident Insurance*
  • Private Medical Insurance*
  • Critical illness cover*
  • Dental benefits*
  • Company car or Cash allowance
  • Flexible start and end times/remote work*
  • Relocation Policy*
  • Health and wellbeing programmes*

 

            *Only applicable in certain jobs and locations.

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I receive my offer letter?

 

If you are successful, you will receive a conditional offer in writing. This offer will be dependent on the completion of our screening and referencing process. If you have any questions regarding this process, please email: hr@outdoorandcycleconcepts.com

 

Can I apply for more than one role?

 

Yes - it’s great to know that people are so keen to join our team. Just head to our current vacancies page and apply for any relevant positions that suit your skills.

 

How long will the selection process take?

 

There are no set stages or timeframes for the selection process; for more senior roles you could find yourself meeting us several times before we reach a final decision (lucky you!). We’re passionate about finding the right person, however long it takes.

 

We want your experience of the selection process to be a positive one, so we aim to operate as efficiently and effectively as possible at all times.

 

We know that job hunting can be tough and time-consuming, so we’ll do our best to make quick decisions wherever we can.

 

 

How does the interview process work?

 

We will adapt our interview process depending on the vacancy you’ve applied for.

 

We use competency-based interviewing, psychometric testing and assessment centres, but there are a other processes we use where necessary. You will be given details of the format when invited for interview.

 

 

What types of careers are available within Outdoor and Cycle Concepts?

 

We have opportunities within almost every field imaginable from a retailer - from finance to creative, to logistics and ski boot fitter. If you’ve got the skills, we’ve got a role for you.

 

 

Does Outdoor and Cycle Concepts recruit people outside their home country?

 

We will only apply for work permits for foreign nationals if there are no suitable candidates who are UK residents or nationals of the European Economic Area.

 

The British Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 requires that all successful candidates be asked to provide evidence of their immigration status and eligibility to seek work in the UK; we expect you to bring photographic ID and proof of address at interview stage.

 

The manager interviewing you will then photocopy and sign these documents.

 

 

Does Outdoor and Cycle Concepts embrace diversity?

 

We’re always on the lookout for truly talented individuals who are innovative and who will work together with a team to help us achieve success, contributing to making our company a great place to work.

 

We seek to hire a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents and knowledge, and want to embrace what we call our ‘DNA’.

 

We understand the importance of appreciating the unique skills, experiences, background and differences that each individual possesses and the need to harness these to ensure the perfect fit.

To support this, we aim to provide rewarding careers and a supportive working environment that provides an opportunity for everyone to showcase their talents, creating the perfect balance of inclusion and individuality.

 

All of this is key to our journey and helps us to grow and succeed as a team and a business.

 

 

Where are you located?

 

Our main Head Office is in the heart of the Cotswolds, near a small town called Malmesbury, but we have over a hundred stores dotted all over the UK and Ireland.

 

 

Does Outdoor and Cycle Concepts pay expenses to candidates travelling to interviews / assessment centres?

 

No, unfortunately we cannot offer any reimbursement for expenses you incur attending an interview or an assessment centre.

Your journey with us

Search for your next adventure

 

Love the outdoors?  Love a new challenge?  Love great kit?  We’ve got the role for you. We’re on a journey to find like-minded people to join our team of enthusiastic, knowledgeable and authentic experts. Our journey could soon become yours.

Our heritage 

 

Our journey began with four separate companies, each with their own unique personality, before coming together via a shared passion for being active outside.