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Sports Development Officer

Limerick Sports Partnership

The aim of Limerick Sports Partnership is “Getting Limerick Active” together with: Increasing participation in sport. Ensuring that local resources are used to best effect.

19 Sep 2022
Full Time
Closing date
3 Oct 2022

Limerick Local Sports Partnership, a Company wholly owned by the Local Authority and supported by Sport Ireland have secured funding for the recruitment of a Sports Administrator on a fixed term contract. We are expanding our services in Limerick with the opening of a 2nd office in Newcastle West Co Limerick.

This post will operate through a hybrid working arrangement with a minimum of 3 days based in Newcastle West with the remaining time distributed between the UL based LSP office and remote working.

Job Purpose

The Sports Development Officer (SDO) will foster and encourage a culture of Active Participation, supporting opportunities for and access to sport and physical activity in local communities in west Limerick.

The candidate will:

  • Foster and encourage a culture of Active Participation, supporting opportunities for and access to sport and physical activity in local communities.
  • Address barriers to participation and encourage access and increase opportunities for participation by those who experience disadvantage for any reason.
  • Establish a baseline in the communities chosen for interventions and conduct an audit of local clubs and update where this has already been completed.
  • Support and contribute to the preparation of annual operational plans for the delivery of the Limerick LSP Strategic Themes.
  • Implement all LSP monitoring and evaluation processes to understand the effectiveness of all programmes and initiatives.

The salary scale for this post is €28,189 to €45,554 on an incremental scale where relevant.

The full job description and person specification is available to download - ROLE SPECIFICATION FOR SPORTS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

How to Apply:

Please click 'Apply Now' to email a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to Liam Cantwell, Programme Manager or by post to:

Liam Cantwell, Programme Manager, Limerick Sports Partnership, UL Sport Arena, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5pm Monday Oct 3rd.

Candidates may be short-listed based on information supplied in their Letter and CV outlining their suitability for the position.

Interviews will be scheduled on Friday Oct 7th.

Limerick Local Sports Partnership is an equal opportunities employer

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Health & Fitness
Salary information
€28,189 - 45,554

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