IABA Ulster Vacancy: Workforce Development Officer

Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) seeks a Workforce Training and Development Officer.

MAIN LOCATION: IABA Ulster Office, Belfast

The post holder may be required to move to an alternative location in accordance with operational requirements.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Operations Manager Ulster

This post is National Lottery funded through Sport Northern Ireland’s Sporting Clubs Programme.


To lead on the development and provision of a workforce education and development system within the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (Ulster Branch) including delivering a range of needs led services to support the continuous development of clubs, County boards and the Ulster Provincial branch within the sport. The role will also focus on providing an annual calendar of learning opportunities, of both a formal and an informal nature. The areas of learning will be across a wide range of disciplines and topics such as;

  • Formal accredited coaching/referee and judging qualifications
  • Non-Formal learning opportunities for coaches, referees and judges.
  • Generic training courses.
  • Governance training such as; Safeguarding, Health and Safety, committee roles and responsibilities, financial management, data management.
  • Training for clubs, county boards and the Ulster Branch of the IABA in relation to IABA specific policies.

The main focus of the role is to provide a wide range of learning opportunities to ensure that the boxing community and volunteer workforce is well informed and provided with adequate training to ensure a fit for purpose, modern and skilled workforce within the boxing structures of the IABA, with a specific focus on the Ulster region.

Applications should be sent to the following email address: hr@iaba.ie

Application forms which arrive after the closing date and time will not be accepted. The deadline is Wednesday 29th September 2021 at 5pm.

This post is an initial Fixed Term Contract up to 31st March 2022, with the possibility of extension, subject to continuation of funding.

Further information can be found in additional documents and an application form can be downloaded via the buttons below.