PI_Primary_CMYKParalympics Ireland is seeking to appoint a Performance Operations Manager to work within the Sport Department.

The job holder will be responsible for assisting with all areas of the Road to Rio performance plan and development of the Tokyo 2020 Quadrennial & Performance Plan.   The position holder will report to the Paralympic Performance Director and will be responsible for logistics and operations for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 (subject to contract extension), including the management of Paralympics Ireland multi-sport camps. The position involves working as a member of the Paralympics Ireland Sport Department.

Subject to performance the position holder will be required to manage the Rio 2016 Holding Camp in Uberlandia and provide direct operations and logistics support to the Chef de Mission at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

The essential criteria for this post include:

  • Degree (ROI: Level 8) or equivalent in a sport management related discipline.
  • 1 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience of planning and implementing logistics and operational plans to strict deadlines.
  • 1 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) experience of administration including the development and implementation of procedures.
  • Organisational ability and competence in IT including email, word, excel and powerpoint.

Salary: €37,000 per annum

Contract type: 1 year fixed term full time.

Base location: Dublin. Due to extensive travel involved, a clean current full driving licence and own car is essential

Interviews: Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place in April.

Completed application forms should be received by Paralympics Ireland by 5pm on Friday 1st  April, 2016.   Post only to:


Chief Executive Officer,

Paralympics Ireland,

Irish Sport HQ,

National Sports Campus,


Dublin 15


Canvassing by applicants of current staff or Board members will disqualify them from consideration for the position.

Further details on the post are listed in the job description and personal specification document available here:

16_03_11 Performance Operations Manager JD & PS pdf.