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Sport & Athlete Performance Manager - Vacancy

4th June 2014

Recognised as one of the top indoor sports facilities in Ireland the Award Winning Mardyke Arena University College Cork has over the past 13 years developed into a truly world class indoor sports Arena.

The Mardyke Arena UCC are now seeking to recruit a Sport & Athlete Performance Manager who will work with and lead the existing staff team in the design, delivery and evaluation of programmes and services to both University College Cork Teams and individual athletes and also to the existing extensive database of external teams and athletes currently working with the Arena.

The ideal candidate should be educated to degree level, with Masters Degree or equivalent professional qualification in a sports science / exercise discipline.

Should have significant applied experience of high performance sport in a leadership role, with demonstrable success.

Should have experience of working with sports teams, elite athletes, coaches and technical staff assisting in the design, implementation and evaluation of their performance programmes.

Should have advanced knowledge and experience of the fundamental requirements associated with operating and being successful in a national and international sporting environment.

Should possess demonstrable experience of being an excellent people manager who uses appropriate interpersonal styles to strategically align, develop, motivate and lead a staff team through continuous development toward successful outcomes and attainment of ambitious business objectives.

Applications, to include Letter of Application & Curriculum Vitae should be sent to:

Patsy Ryan, General Manager, Mardyke Arena UCC, Mardyke Walk, Western Road, Cork by post or by email to patsy.ryan@ucc.ie .Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 27 June 2014. Interviews will take place in early July 2014.

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