Position: High Performance(HP) Committee Vacancies(*3)
Triathlon Ireland is now seeking High Performance Committee members, who have recent & relevant experience in strategy development and administration of HP systems within sport, preferably Olympic sport.
The High Performance Committee is responsible to support the Board & Executive Team’s aspiration of creating a world-class high-performance system that will deliver consistent success at Olympic, Paralympic, World and European level for Triathlon Ireland.

Triathlon Ireland is now seeking High Performance Committee members, who have recent & relevant experience in strategy development and administration of HP systems within sport, preferably Olympic sport.

The High Performance Committee is responsible to support the Board & Executive Team’s aspiration of creating a world-class high-performance system that will deliver consistent success at Olympic, Paralympic, World and European level for Triathlon Ireland.

Responsibilities:

Working in partnership with the Performance Director and CEO, and with a direct report to Board, the principal duties of the Committee shall include:

  • Input and advice to the PD, CEO and Board on TI HP Strategy.
  • Regular Assessment of the High-Performance Programme and its development pathways; reporting of recommendations to the PD, CEO and TI Board.
  • Assist in the development of an Annual ‘Culture Health Check’ of the Performance System in line with international best practice.
  • Provide an oversight role regarding the implementation of recommendations arising out of any review related to the high performance programme
  • Act as a “sounding board” for the PD

Person Specification

The role and responsibilities of the High Performance Committee require a range of skills and attributes within its membership. Committee members should have the following skillset in part or in full:

  • Recent & relevant experience in strategy development and/or leadership of HP systems within sport, preferably Olympic/Paralympic sport.
  • An ex-athlete (ideally a triathlete)with competitive experience at international level to ensure the athlete’s voice will be represented in policy development.
  • Facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to be honest, open, and unbiased when facilitating discussions

Applications with a CV and cover letter should be made to hr@triathlonireland.com by close of business on 26th March 2021.

Candidates who would like more information on the HP committee vacancies can contact Lochlann Walsh at President@triathlonireland.com