We are recruiting a Chief Executive Officer

12 February 2024

Applications open up to 26th February

About Mountaineering Ireland

Mountaineering Ireland is the National Governing Body on the island of Ireland for hillwalking, climbing and mountaineering in all its facets.  

  • We represent the interests of hillwalkers, climbers and mountaineers. 
  • We provide advice and support relevant to clubs, individual members, participants, stakeholders and the public. 

With an active membership of 16,000+, we work to 

  • maintain and improve access to the places where we enjoy our sports 
  • protect and sustain those places and the mountain environment 
  • educate and provide skills and safety training and advice 
  • administer qualification awards and schemes 
  • create opportunities for all to participate 
  • influence national and local government and the policies which affect our interests

The role:

  • Drive strategic initiatives which serve our members and grow our organisation
  • Explore opportunities for new and improved offerings in response to member needs.
  • Lead and motivate by example, embody values, and encourage open communication.
  • Build strong relationships with our membership, stakeholders, government bodies, and the outdoor community. 
  • Continuously improve the operations and administration of the organisation to ensure high levels of efficiency, effectiveness and reliability

You will have:

  • Proven CEO or executive leadership experience.
  • Track record in strategic planning, business development, financial and people management with an organisation of similar size and scale.
  • Strong strategic leadership, people, organisational and management skills to inspire, motivate and develop people, thus maximising capability and performance;
  • Strong understanding of governance, risk management and compliance.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills and the capacity to influence and work effectively with a broad range of stakeholders
  • While not essential, experience or involvement in the outdoor recreational sector is beneficial.

Location: Dublin, Ireland & hybrid

To apply: If you are interested in this role, submit a CV and covering letter outlining relevant experience and motivation, before Monday 26th February to noreen@thegreendoorgroup.ie ,

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