Cumann Lúthchleas Gael is Ireland’s leading sporting and cultural organisation with membership approaching one million people and more than 500,000 playing participants at all levels. Inspired and supported by the voluntary efforts of its members, the GAA is focused on the development and promotion of Gaelic Games and culture on the island of Ireland and in local communities.

The person appointed will be directly responsible for the day to day management of the county board activities in addition they will also be responsible for all Games Development activities within the county.

Duties and Responsibilities include:-

• Manage the operational structure of the county on a day to day basis to include the management and supervision of all full and part-time personnel
• Assist the County Secretary and Chairman with production of an annual operations plan and a framework to enable officers to operate as an effective team.
• To act as a conduit between County Executive and Subcommittees by maintaining key lines of communication and build relationships with key local stakeholders and other agencies
• Providing the necessary leadership, management, decision making and organisational skills to enhance the county board operation and develop strategies to develop the county commercially.
• To assist the County Treasurer with the management of all financial services/operations ensuring that proper governance is in place.

• At least 5 years’ experience of working in the GAA or similar sporting organization (Voluntary or Professional Capacity)
• Strong ability to work in high-pressure situations is essential and a willingness to work out of office hours and some weekends
• Proven track record in the areas of programme planning, evaluation and budgetary control
• Excellent administrative and IT skills are essential with exceptional attention to detail and efficient at keeping records
• Excellent communication/presentation skills (verbal and written) and exceptional interpersonal skills
• An in depth knowledge of the GAA and its structures is essential
• Willing to work out of office hours and some weekends
• An appropriate Third Level Qualification would be a distinct advantage

GAA is an equal opportunities employer.

Candidates interested in the above role should apply by sending an up to date Curriculum Vitae by email to on or before 5pm on Friday 15th May 2015.

Equality Statement

Ulster GAA is committed to the promotion of equality of opportunity. We are opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination, both direct and indirect, in terms of both employment and the provision of goods, facilities and services.
Ulster GAA is responsible for and committed to ensuring that no employee, job applicant, volunteer, participant or member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, gender, disability, ethnic origin, race, colour, nationality, parental or marital status, religious belief, class or social background, sexual preference or political belief.


Ulster GAA Equal Opportunities Policy (Feb 2014)

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