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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Ulster Handball Development Officer

Ulster GAA is currently inviting applications for the role of Handball Development Officer.

Criteria are outlined in the job description and person specification available from CVs or emails expressing an interest in the position without completing the application form will be disregarded.

Completed application forms to be returned to: The Monitoring Officer, Comhairle Uladh, 8-10 Market Street, Armagh, BT61 7BX or by email to:

Closing date: Friday 20th May 2022, 12 pm

Job Description

Application Form

Monitoring Form


Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The post holder at the end of the three-year period will have: 

  1. Promoting & developing the school’s 1-Wall Initiative. 
  2. Promoting & developing the “Healthy Handball in Clubs” initiative. 
  3. Developing School Club Links in existing Handball Clubs. 
  4. Develop in partnership Inclusive support Programmes for young female athletes. 
  5. Support the delivery and embed policies on safeguarding within Clubs. 
  6. Coordinating a provincial wide Coach Education programme. 
  7. Coordinating a Provincial wide Referee Education programme. 
  8. Coordinating Ulster Handball Academy, ensuring player pathways for all counties. 
  9. Integrating the Support Service from Ulster GAA to support player development. 
  10. Promotion of the Club Iontach Accreditation with Clubs and Counties. 
  11. To plan, monitor, measure, and report weekly on activity through designated systems. 
  12. To attend and report at Ulster GAA and Ulster GAA Handball meetings as required. 

The above list is not exhaustive and may include any other reasonable duties as required and deemed appropriate to the post.