Jobs in Sport


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the High Performance (HP) Unit and National Governing Bodies (NGB) Unit in the administration of the various funding streams
  • Provide administrative support to team members in the HP and NGB Units
  • Assist in the preparation of responses to PQs, Department Queries and other requests for information
  • Develop working relationships with National Governing Bodies, responding to queries and providing information in an efficient manner
  • Provide administrative support to other Sport Ireland Units as required
  • Coordinate funding related meetings, document the minutes, and communicate any follow up actions to the relevant parties
  • Work on key projects throughout the year between with the HP and NGB Units

Personal Specification

Essential Skills

  • Excellent administration and organisational skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative
  • High level of efficiency and attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A high level of proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 year’s previous experience in a similar role

Desirable Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Familiarity with annual operational planning and budgeting
  • Ability to read and understand financial statements and reports
  • Understanding of the sports sector in Ireland

Additional Information:

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Salary Scale: €25,254 – €39,112 (including two long service increments) - CO Standard Scale. The appointment will be made on this scale at a point in line with current Government Pay Policy. New entrants to the public sector commence on the first point of scale

Location: Sport Ireland National Sports Campus, Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Application is by CV and covering letter to by 5pm on Friday, 16th November 2018.

Sport Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.