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Showjumping Ireland are recruiting a Chief Operations Officer

THE POSITION
As Chief Operations Officer, you will lead and represent the organisation and be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the organisation.

You will report to the Board and Chairperson or other Board Appointed grouping as you drive the organisation forward by
formulating, implementing and delivering the Goals of the Strategic Objectives while providing the leadership necessary to meet Showjumping Irelands current and future development needs.
As COO, you will be expected to understand member and stakeholder 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. You will also have a sound knowledge of a High-Performance environment preferably sports related.
To be considered for this role you will need to be a strong leader, with excellent stakeholder
communication and management capabilities. You will have a clear understanding and appreciation of the integration of voluntarism with executive delivery and the requirements of all stakeholders within the immediate and connected industry.

You should have excellent skills in management prioritisation and an ability in delivering strategic plan goals with the ability to encourage stakeholder input and buy in.
Knowledge of the national and international Equestrian sporting landscape will be deemed essential. It is also essential that the holder of the position can communicate in a fair and understandable manner to the Board of Directors, Committee members and general membership of the organisation. It is also desirable that you understand the multi-faceted makeup of the industry, sport and membership across Breeding, leisure, and production member activity.
This is a High-Profile position as the Administration head of the Largest Equestrian Sporting Body in Ireland.

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