REPORTING TO: IABA Chief Executive Officer
SALARY: Negotiable
HOURS: 40 hrs
DURATION OF POST: This post will be funded initially for 1 year with the possibility of extensions (Probationary period 6 months).
LOCATION: The National Stadium Dublin. This is a national post and the IABA Provincial Club Development Officer will be expected to travel throughout Ireland at times to meet the demands of the post
  • To work with key stakeholders in implementing the Boxing Club Development Plan.
  • Monitor, evaluate and review the Boxing Club Development Programme.
  • To support boxing clubs additional funding.
  • Work with key partners to review and update audit of existing club facilities and identify priority opportunities for development.
  • Develop and produce a range of resources, programmes and training that will support clubs, focusing on key issues including child protection, equity, club development planning, increasing participation, coach/volunteer education and facility development.
  • Ensure that all clubs adopt and implement child protection and equity policies and principles.
  • Deliver a range of training opportunities to clubs, coaches and volunteers
  • Support clubs through all stages of capital developments/projects
  • Prepare written and oral Reports as necessary relating to the post.
  • Managing Budgets and Resources relating to the post.
To work in partnership to improve boxing by developing quality boxing clubs in Leinster, Munster and Connaught and parts of Ulster.
Targets for Club Development (IABA):
  • Increase membership of the IABA
  • Sound internal infrastructure at club level
  • Generating investment for clubs
  • Boxer and volunteer development
  • Profiling Membership base in Province
Key Areas of Work:
The Key Areas of Work link the targets above and the standards required by IABA. They are the areas that the candidate be judged on but when they are implemented they will ensure stronger clubs in the province.
Club Area:
A comprehensive audit of each club within the province should be undertaken and all findings must to be presented to CEO in a report document.
Development Plan for Province:
This should include a range of regional workshops that clubs can attend including Governance, Sports Development, Funding, Child Protection, 1st Aid and Coach and Volunteer Education & Development.
One of the key roles for the Club Development Officer is to make clubs aware of funding opportunities but more importantly ensure clubs are up to standard to apply for funding. Workshops offered to clubs.
Strong communication needed with Boxing Council, Provincial Council, County boards and individual Clubs.This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.
The table below aims to provide an indication of what Excellence would look like in terms of Club Development; when club development best practice has been fully applied, is world-leading and is being continuously improved.
The IABA is an Equal Opportunities employer.
How to Apply for the Position:
Please send your resume with a cover letter through the Apply Now section below. Click on the link below and then click on the Apply Now section at the bottom of the screen
Closing Date for Application:
5th June 2015