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Western Australian Cricket Association

The WACA is the governing body for cricket in the state of Western Australia (WA). The WACA is home to WA’s elite teams, the Alcohol.Think Again Warriors and the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury, as well as the Big Bash League’s Perth Scorchers whose female team will compete in the new Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) to be launched in 2015-16. It oversees the development of the game of cricket throughout WA and works in conjunction with Cricket Australia to make cricket Australia’s favourite sport. The WACA’s vision is to be leaders in Australian cricket in the areas of national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.

Head Coach – Western Fury & Perth Scorchers

The WACA has a fantastic opportunity for a professional cricket coach to join the High Performance department as Head Coach - Western Fury & Perth Scorchers (WBBL).

The key role responsibilities include:

  • Lead, manage and coach the Western Fury and Perth Scorchers (WBBL) programs.
  • Deliver the Australian Cricket Performance Program and other Cricket Australia initiatives as they relate to the Western Fury and Perth Scorchers (WBBL) programs.
  • Contribute to the development, management and integration of a sustainable female high performance pathway.
  • Manage the involvement of specialist coaches and other support as part of a holistic and integrated approach to player development.
  • Coordinate squad and team selections and contribute to the identification of players throughout the pathway.
  • Develop a high performance culture amongst staff, players, teams and the WA female cricket network.

Reporting to the General Manager - High Performance, this full-time fixed term coaching contract will suit an inspiring and accomplished leader with a passion for female cricket. The position presents an outstanding opportunity for the successful candidate to play a key role in the success of the Western Fury, the new Perth Scorchers WBBL team and the development of female Australian cricketers.

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Please forward your application in confidence to hr@waca.com.au by 5:00pm Tuesday 14 April 2015.

Applications close - 14 April 2015

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South Australian Cricket Association

The South Australian Cricket Association is one of the state's leading sporting organisations with an international reputation for excellence in the promotion of the game of cricket. The Association is now welcoming applications for the position of Country Cricket Development Officer.

Country Cricket Development Officer

The position will ideally be located on the Eyre Peninsula, to service Whyalla, Port Augusta, Roxby Downs and the Eyre Peninsula.

Reporting directly to the Regional Team Leader, the key responsibilities of this role will be to increase participation at all levels of cricket within the regions and implement and manage a best-practice talent identification system and pathway network for regional cricketers.

This includes all junior development programs and club support in developing a structure and environment in which cricketers can compete and progress to their highest level. The role will assist clubs to recruit and retain volunteers and promote the competition in the wider community.

The Country Cricket Development Officer must have:

  • Proven ability in sales and customer service
  • Proven ability in facilitating children's activity programs
  • Proven ability in recruiting, managing and working with volunteers
  • Level 2 cricket coaching qualifications preferable (or demonstrated ability to attain)
  • Sports administration qualifications (or experience within sports administration)
  • Data analysis experience
  • Relevant education/vocational qualifications are an advantage.

This role presents a unique opportunity to provide direction and coordination of people along with the implementation of programs that will positively impact on the participation of cricket in South Australia.

If you meet the above criteria and are ready to join the team at the SA Cricket Association please apply now.

This role will be offered on a fixed term, 2 years contract.

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Applications close - 10 April 2015

Cricket PNG

Cricket Papua New Guinea

Cricket PNG is a rising force in world cricket, just missing out on qualification for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup and is looking for an experienced Operations Manager to come on board in a critical senior position within the organisation.

Operations Manager

Cricket PNG is currently looking for a skilled, passionate and committed Operations Manager on a full-time, two year contract. Reporting to the General Manager, the position is a critical senior position in an organisation that continues to grow and is gaining success on the international stage.

Cricket PNG is one of the leading Associate Members of the ICC, just missing out on qualification for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. It has a thriving grassroots program, a domestic competition structure that goes from strength to strength and national teams at men's, women's and U19 level that are participating in regular international series.

The Operations Manager will be responsible for the management and development of the 'National Home of Cricket' at Amini Park, Port Moresby including overseeing the office administration staff, ground staff and security personnel. They will also plan and deliver the major national competitions, home international series and organise the tour logistics for national teams competing in overseas events.

The successful applicant will have a relevant tertiary level qualification, strong experience in event and/or facility management and an ability to work with different cultures and adapt to challenging environments. The role will work closely with the High Performance and Game Development departments, requiring a team player who is prepared to put in the extra effort.

The role is based in PNG's capital Port Moresby. On top of the salary, the package includes a vehicle, 25 days annual leave as well as safe, secure accommodation and a contribution towards two flights home each year if overseas-based.

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Applications close - 10 April 2015 

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Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation’s premier sporting bodies, with the vision for Cricket to be Australia’s favourite sport and a sport for all. CA offers an exciting and dynamic working environment, and is responsible for overseeing and developing cricket on a national level.

There are currently no vacancies.

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Australian Cricketers' Association

The Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) is the official collective and representative body of professional cricketers in Australia, safeguarding the rights of present and past, male and female elite cricketers.

There are currently no vacancies.