Following the recent resignation of inaugural CEO Matt McKerrow, TI is currently recruiting for a Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation into its next phase of operations and development. This is a unique career opportunity for an experienced sports management professional to further impact on the development of the sport in Ireland.
About the Role
Triathlon Ireland is the National Governing Body for the sport of triathlon, and other related multisports across the island of Ireland. The role encompasses the day-to-day operational running of the company, overall management of other staff, as well as the effective and efficient delivery of a range of services and programs. Exceptional leadership/governance skills, and the ability to build and manage strong stakeholder relationships and motivate staff and volunteers is essential. A general passion for sport and knowledge of the Irish sports system, as well as triathlon specific knowledge will be required to support and mentor staff.
Reporting directly to TI Board through the President, the successful applicant will be charged with building upon the solid foundations established in the most recent Olympic cycle. Specifically, targets for the organisation towards 2016 include leading the organisation to a membership base in excess of 10,000; the qualification of four athletes to Rio 2016; the embedding of junior participation initiatives and the triathlon coaching network; and driving commercial initiatives to generate increased revenue for the organisation.
A competitive remuneration package circa €50-70K will be offered, commensurate with the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant.
The successful applicant will be required to complete all necessary conditions of TI’s Safeguarding Code for Young People including satisfactory vetting by the Garda Vetting Unit in Ireland and Access NI in Northern Ireland.
Additional information is contained in the attached Position Description.
Recruitment for this position will involve a merit-based, transparent and open process. A selection panel will assess all applications and conduct interviews of the short-listed candidates.
5pm Monday 14 January 2013: Applications Close
How to Apply?
Please email your application for the Attention of Mark Riseley, to email@example.com by 5pm, Monday 14 January 2013.
Please include a covering letter of not more than 1 page, a CV detailing your skills and experience relevant to the position and a 2-3 page document addressing the selection criteria in the Position Description.
From 2 January 2103 onward, any queries regarding the role, after reading the Position Description, can be directed to Matt McKerrow on +353833847569 or firstname.lastname@example.org