JOB OPPORTUNITY: National Injury Fund Co-Ordinator (Maternity Leave Cover)



National Injury Fund Co-Ordinator (Maternity Leave Cover)



Founded in 1974, Ladies Gaelic Football is one of the fastest growing sports in Europe with over 190,000 registered members. With over 1000 clubs in Ireland and membership growing by the day, Ladies Gaelic is reaching women and girls from all over the country.

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association provides a social outlet and a healthy activity for thousands of people around the world. Starting with club football for primary school girls, an individual can keep playing Ladies Gaelic for as long as she wants, especially with our Gaelic4Mothers&Others initiative for those adults interested in recreational or non-competitive participation.

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association strives to be a modern, innovative and well-run organisation that provides a quality service and support system for all members, from an 8-year-old girl kicking her first ball in her local club to an elite athlete scoring her first point in Croke Park.

We are looking for a maternity leave cover (9 months) for the position of the National Injury Fund Co-Ordinator, based in LGFA Head office in Dublin. 


Working as part of the LGFA team and reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be responsible for the co-ordination and management of the National LGFA Injury Fund of all eligible players within the Association.  You will be required to:

  • Effectively manage the LGFA Injury Fund, ensuring all applications are correctly managed from initial notification, assessment, and closure of the claim.
  • Ensure the LGFA Injury Fund operates as effectively and efficiently as possible using all available IT systems.
  • Manage a variety of relationships and contacts from liaising with players, clubs, and county officials to supporting players during their claim process.
  • Ensure information is tracked and analysed to produce reports on the Fund’s current and future performance.
  • Work closely with the National Finance Officer in relation to Injury Fund payments.
  • Prepare monthly reports for Management Committee Meetings

To be successful it is essential that candidates have:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience, in a service-related industry or sports related background dealing with members, volunteers or members of the public where excellent relationship management is the key to success.
  • Competence in the use of information technology.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel is desirable, with a good understanding of the working of PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.
  • Demonstrable experience of motivating and enabling others to deliver.
  • Highly developed communications and interpersonal skills.


Desirable would be

  • Accounts management experience (SAGE preferably)


Applicants should submit CVs for this position for the attention of Paula Prunty, Operations and Planning Manager via email to 


CVs must be received by the Association not later than Friday 22nd March.       Late applications will not be accepted.



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