Games Development Administrator – Waterford GAA

The Waterford GAA County Board wish to recruit a County Games Development Administrator. The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of GAA Games Development Policy and will report directly to the Waterford County Games Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Implement a regular programme of games appropriate to the age and ability of the various playing groups at all levels;
  • Introduce coaching and skill development initiatives appropriate to the age and ability of the various playing groups;
  • Deliver a programme of courses and workshops appropriate to the requirements of Coaches, Administrators and Referees to fulfil their various functions in a Games Development context;
  • Introduce and implement a variety of initiatives to support the development of a sustainable sports system by managing the identification, recruitment and training of key personnel within Clubs, Schools and Counties to effectively develop Gaelic Games in the community;
  • Work as part of a team in conjunction with other full time and voluntary personnel to deliver set goals and objectives for all GAA sports.


  • At least 5 years’ experience of working in the GAA or similar sporting organization (Voluntary or Professional Capacity);
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills;
  • Proven ability to work in high-pressure situations;
  • Excellent administrative and IT Skills are essential;
  • At least Award 1 GAA Coaching Qualification;
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills (verbal and written);
  • An appropriate Third Level Qualification would be a distinct advantage;
  • Full clean drivers licence is essential.

    Please note this role is subject to garda vetting.

    Candidates interested in the above role should apply with an up to date cover letter and curriculum vitae before 3pm on Friday, 20th January 2017.

    The GAA is an equal opportunities employer.

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