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Chief Executive Officer

Diving Ireland

Diving Ireland is the national governing body for recreational underwater sports in Ireland.

13 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
1 Jul 2022

Diving Ireland is the national governing body for recreational underwater sports in Ireland. We were founded in 1963 to organise and promote sport scuba diving and snorkelling. Diving Ireland has grown since then to incorporate over 63 clubs around the Country. Diving Ireland courses are ISO accredited and use the CMAS standards. The Diving Ireland instructor training programme is integrated with the Sport Ireland adventure sport instructor framework. Diving Ireland is the only diver training organisation integrated with the Sport Ireland instructor training programme.

We are now in a position to appoint a CEO to run the organisation on a day-to-day basis.


As Chief Executive Officer, you will lead the organisation and be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of Diving Ireland. You will be accountable to the Board, as you drive the organisation forward by reviewing the current Strategic Plan and developing a new plan to continue the growth of the organisation.

As CEO, you will be expected to understand member’s needs, while having the ability to manage a complex portfolio of organisational responsibilities, including commercial and strategic priorities, operational effectiveness, stakeholder management, communications, and financial/governance controls.

To be considered for this role you will need to be a strong leader, with excellent stakeholder management capabilities.

How to Apply

A full role description is available on request from our recruitment partner Ascension Executive Recruitment – [email protected] , 086 8505107.

Interested candidates should click 'Apply Now' to send their curriculum vitae and letter of application to Ascension Executive Recruitment no later than 5pm on Friday 1st July 2022

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Executive Role
Governing Body Role

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