News 2018

Title:  Job Opportunity – ‘Training Administrator’
Date:  21/02/2018

Position Overview

Mountaineering Ireland invites applications for this exciting position, on a part-time basis, with the aim of it becoming a full-time position in the future, subject to a specific funding increase. Mountaineering Ireland is the representative body for walkers and climbers in Ireland. It is recognised as the National Governing Body for mountaineering, hillwalking, rambling and climbing by both Sports Ireland and Sport Northern Ireland.

Mountaineering Ireland works in collaboration with a number of key stakeholders to promote participation and growth of its activities throughout the island of Ireland. Currently Mountaineering Ireland is expanding its staffing resources and wishes to recruit a part-time Training Administrator to work in its head office.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will; facilitate the delivery and support of all Training Administration (Support) responsibilities and help with the administration of training courses while maintaining and ensuring the successful delivery of a head office support service for a National Governing Body of Sport. 

Employer:                    Mountaineering Ireland.

Post:                            Training Administrator.

Duration:                     A part-time, funding specific contract will be offered to the successful applicant.

Hours of Work:            Part-time post of 24 hours per week, in a variable working hours’ arrangement involving some evening and weekend work. Core office hours of 10.00am to 3.00pm are aimed to be maintained. Based on an increase in funding, it would be hoped to increase this position to a full-time 39 hours per week role in the future.                    

Annual Leave:              12.5 working days per annum (dependent on start date this will be calculated on a pro-rata basis).

Salary:                          €18,500 (negotiable) salary per annum depending on experience.

Reporting to:               The person appointed will report to the CEO of Mountaineering Ireland, functionally and operationally.

Location:                     The person appointed will have office facilities at the Mountaineering Ireland’s Office, Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 and will on occasion be required to attend off-site meetings and events throughout the island of Ireland.

Interviews:                  Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in Mountaineering Ireland office on Thursday 15th of March 2018.

Closing Date:               Applications must be received by 17:00hrs on Monday 5th of March 2018.


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Only information submitted on the application form will be considered.  CVs and Cover Letters will not be accepted. Click here to download the application form.


If you would like to apply for the position, please email the completed Application Form to with ‘Training Administrator’ in the subject line. For further information on the role, please contact Murrough McDonagh, CEO of Mountaineering Ireland, at (01) 625 1115.