Closing date: Monday, 1st August, 2016
This is an exciting time for Irish badminton with many recent successes and medal winning performances as a result of the structures already in place. Badminton has a rich heritage within Ireland and participation levels are high.
Badminton Ireland, the National Governing Body for the sport of Badminton in Ireland, is seeking to appoint a National Coach to join the successful High Performance programme.
Based in Dublin, the successful applicant will join a progressive team who are open-minded and forward thinking. The High Performance centre provides access to a quality playing environment and accommodation, with an office and sports science facility nearby.
The National Coach will report to the HP Director/Chief Executive Officer. The role will encompass day-to-day running of the high performance programme for the elite players and the various National Squads. The National Coach will also be responsible for the leadership of other coaches within the HP system.
Candidates should have relevant and proven experience and qualifications in the leadership, management and operations of coaching and developing elite players at national and international levels. The successful candidate will also have excellent interpersonal skills and be highly motivated.
The salary offered for this post will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Initially the post will be offered on a fixed term, two-year contract with an option for a further two years.
Application should be made in writing, quoting Ref: National Coach, to the Chief Executive Officer, Badminton Ireland, C/O Grant Thornton 24-26 City Quay Dublin 2, Ireland by 1st August, 2016. Please enclose your CV with a comprehensive covering letter detailing your experience and ability to fulfil the role. Candidates may be short-listed on the basis of the information supplied in their application.
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Badminton Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.