The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is offering the position of a full-time World Para Sport Classification Senior Manager in an international and multicultural team at the IPC headquarters in Bonn, Germany, starting as early as possible.

Core Responsibilities:

Report to the Deputy Director of World Para Sports on day-to-day matters and support World Para Sports in their process to achieve independence from the IPC.

Review the classification operational plans and activities of World Para Sports.

Support World Para Sports in managing complex cases, including any potential intentional misrepresentation concerns.

Provide guidance to World Para Sports on the matter of classification rules review, consultation and implementation.

Provide guidance to World Para Sports on the matter of classifier pathway, education and certification.

Provide guidance to World Para Sports in reporting and complying with the IPC Athlete Classification Code and International Standards.

Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders including, but not limited to, World Para Sports’ staff, officials, volunteers, and IPC departments.

Core Requirements:

Passion for the IPC’s vision, mission, and values.

Proven experience working with Para sports’ classification systems, ideally for minimum of 6 years.

University degree in sport science, sport management or similar field, or equivalent experience.

In-depth knowledge of IPC Athlete Classification Code and International Standards.

A proven record of developing and executing operational plans to achieve strategic objectives.

Experience in risk identification and risk management.

Exceptional project and stakeholder management skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to occasionally travel internationally.

Desired Requirements:

Experience working in an international sports federation.

Fluency in English and other languages.


For interested applicants, it is necessary to send an email providing the CV and cover letter in English and in PDF to

The IPC is an equal opportunity employer, and especially encourage individuals with a disability and members of minority groups to apply; support the relocation process and provide transitional accessible accommodation.

For more details, please visit the official website of the IPC: