Paralympics Ireland: Performance Assistant

Paralympics Ireland is seeking to appoint a Performance Assistant to work within the Sport



The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with all areas of the Road to Rio

performance plan. This involves reporting to the Paralympic Performance Director, taking

responsibility for the coordination and management of Paralympics Ireland multi‐sport camps

and undertaking a range of tasks associated with athlete funding and planning, anti‐doping,

licensing and high performance planning in Paralympic sports.


Subject to performance and the availability of accreditation, the position holder will have the

opportunity to be a member of the Irish Paralympic HQ Team at the Rio 2016 Paralympic



The essential criteria for this post include:

 Degree (ROI: Level 8) or equivalent in a sport or management related


 1 years full‐time (or part‐time equivalent) experience of working with

athletes in a performance environment to improve their performance

and competitive results.

 1 years full‐time (or part‐time equivalent) experience of planning and

implementing programmes that aim to improve athlete performance.

 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: Full time fixed term contract until March 2017.

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 August


Completed application forms should be received by Paralympics Ireland by 5pm on Tuesday

6th August, 2013.

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 with this advert.


Performance Assistant Application Form

PIPA Information for Applicants

PIPA Job Description and Personnel Specification