April 30, 2019

Job Posting: Canadian Paralympic Committee

The private, non-profit organization representing Canadian Paralympic athletes is seeking its next Ombudsperson. The overall purpose of this position is as a first resource and mediation for team members of the Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Duties continue after the games. 

Criteria for applicants include:

  • Legal professional with proven experience advising / providing counsel services within the Canadian Sport industry;
  • Possesses knowledge and skills related to Qualification Guidelines, Anti-Doping, Classification, Sport Technical rules, etc.;
  • Experience in a Games / Major Event environment; 
  • Experience with Board of Appeal for Classification and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS);
  • Experience in law outside of Canada;
  • Experience collaborating with Embassies and/ or Consulates of Canada abroad;
  • Experience being part of a team; and
  • Experience in mediation and/or conflict resolution.
  • Bilingualism is a preferred asset.

Applications are due May 10, 2019; no salary indicated. (CPC Posting.)

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