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Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation's premier sporting bodies, with a vision for Cricket to be Australia's favourite sport and a sport for all Australians. Operating within the sports and entertainment industry, CA is responsible for overseeing and developing cricket on a national level.

Training Specialist - Applications Adoption & Support 

This will develop and deliver a national training program to the Australian Cricket Enterprise and to be an ambassador that drives staff product adoption and champion to maximise the technology investment for productivity and efficient outcomes.

You will report to the Enterprise Product Manager and be an integral part of our national technology team of 11. You will possess technical knowledge, certifications in training, project management and be an excellent business communicator. Your passion towards enabling business technology and the drive for operational excellence will be highly considered.

In this new role you will be responsible for:
- Creating a national training and adoption program for key enterprise applications
- Working with the technology team and super users to facilitate training
- Identifying opportunities for application development
- Providing 3rd level support escalation for Dynamics CRM and Sharepoint
- Managing specific technology projects in an AGILE environment

This varied role requires you to travel on the occasional basis and therefore it is imperative you are prepared to travel occasionally.

We are seeking a qualified IT Trainer looking to utilise your existing skills and develop your experience within an evolving business. You will have experience working within another organisation in a similar role. Tech savvy, you are articulate, dynamic and looking to make a difference in this exciting role.

Fixed Term, 12 month contract.

Apply here

The closing date for applications Monday 7 September.

 

Senior Systems Engineer

The role of Senior Systems Engineer will act as a single-point of technical contact and technology representation based at CA. You will report to the Infrastructure Manager (Melbourne) and be an integral part of our national technology team of 11. You will have full ownership to deliver the agreed service level agreement with CA stakeholders. You will possess technical knowledge, project management, and strong technology governance and be an excellent business communicator. Your passion towards enabling business technology and the drive for operational excellence will be highly considered.

As a senior technical representative you will be a key team member in propelling initiatives, not limited to:

• The Implementation of the program of works for CA:
o CRM solution,
o Office 365 deployment,
o Windows Server upgrade/Cloud Migration,
o Lync Online and Lync 2013 deployments
o Technology governance; process, procedures and policy,
o Intranet

• Lead in the continuous improvement for staff technology experience; education and training.
• Provide technical direction, high-quality service support and solutions to staff, through a Service Desk incidents and problems logging system.
• Provide seasonal technology and venue support as required by Australian Cricket.
• Working with other team members in providing business as usual services, support and projects.
• Stakeholder management; managed service providers, CA staff.

The following certifications and skills will be highly regarded, as a senior role there is an expectation of at least 6 years technology experience.

• MCSE, ITIL
• Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012; AD, DHCP, DNS, GPO
• Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2013
• CCNA; LAN/WAN, Firewalls and enterprise networking.
• HP MSA SAN
• Office 365
• Windows 7/8.x,10
• SCCM/SCOM

This varied role requires you to travel on the occasional basis and therefore it is imperative you are prepared to work away from home some of the time.

We are seeking a qualified IT Professional looking to utilise your existing skills and develop your experience with a longer term view of taking the next step in your career. You will have experience working within another organisation in a similar role. Tech savvy, you are articulate, dynamic and looking to make a difference in this exciting role.

Fixed Term, 6 month contract.

Apply here

The closing date for applications is Sunday 6 September.

 

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Cricket Victoria

Cricket Victoria (CV) is one of Australia's leading sporting organisations with the responsibility of developing and overseeing cricket throughout the state to underpin growth and participation and contribute to the success of the Victorian and Australian cricket teams. From grassroots cricket to the elite teams - the Bushrangers, VicSpirit, Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades - we nurture and promote the development and success of the sport for all Victorians.

Video Communications Coordinator

We are currently seeking an innovative and driven Video Communications Coordinator to work across the Cricket Victoria Group of brands, including the Melbourne Stars and Bushrangers. This exciting opportunity reports into the External Communications Manager and is a dynamic entry level role for a driven individual.

The Video Communications Coordinator will assist the Cricket Victoria Communications team in the production of news, feature video, written and social media content. This role will service multiple departments within the Cricket Victoria Group, developing content for the Game and Market Development department as well as team communication throughout the season for the Bushrangers and VicSpirit. In BBL season, the role will primarily be focused on producing video/audio content for the Melbourne Stars, for distribution to news media and broadcast onto their digital channels.

Responsibilities will also include and not be limited to:
• Produce, edit and upload video/audio news releases for distribution to networks
• Produce, edit and upload branded video content appropriate for broadcast on vision screens and digital formats
• Produce, edit and upload video highlight packages using supplied match vision
• Drive the creation and distribution of media releases and advisories for the Group
• Assist in concept development, content creation and posting across Cricket Victoria Group’s social media assets
• Update Cricket Victoria Group’s websites using their content management systems

To be successful in this role you will be tertiary qualified in Journalism, Communications or Media, innovative and enthusiastic with an ability to think adaptively outside the square. You must have demonstrated experience in entry level video journalism, including editing skills and an understanding of the communications landscape. An understanding of Cricket in Victoria is also preferred.


This role will be required to work varied hours which will include weekend work and some intrastate travel. A current Australian state or territory driver’s license is mandatory.

If you know what it means to put fans first and want to be part of something BIG – apply now here !

Applications close Friday 4 September.

 

Market & Community Engagement Manager

We are currently seeking a strong Market & Community Engagement Manager at Cricket Victoria. This exciting opportunity reports into the General Manager Game & Market Development.

The Market & Community Engagement Manager will be responsible for leading, managing and driving participation outcomes via national programs and community programs. This role will specifically target increases in participation via junior cricket and school programs in line with the BBL brands (Stars and Renegades) The role is also responsible for promoting and delivering on national community program objectives across indigenous, multicultural, all abilities and female segments.

Responsibilities will also include and not be limited to:
• Lead and drive participation focused programs including all national initiatives
• Integrate the BBL branding and drive market development across national and state participation programs
• Oversee and drive the delivery of community engagement across female, multicultural, all abilities and indigenous focused groups with the aim to increase participation and develop cricketers
• Develop partnerships with community leaders and school bodies to enhance cricket participation
• Deliver, support and report on agreed outcomes as developed via key advisory groups

Key Position Requirements

To be successful in this role you will be tertiary qualified in a related field (eg. Sport management, marketing )

Essential
• Management skills and experience in planning, controlling and implementing initiatives and projects
• Experience in leading community engagement initiatives
• Excellent relationship building skills particularly across key community organisations and groups
• Outstanding communication skills inclusive of presentations, policy writing, reports and in the development of proposals
• Event management skills
• Budget and financial capabilities

Desirable
• Experience in national participation programs and alignment to professional sport
• Experience and an understanding of marketing and communication in sport

Apply here

Applications close Wednesday 8 September.

 

Community Project Officer

We are currently seeking a strong Community Project Officer at Cricket Victoria. This exciting opportunity reports into the Market & Community Engagement Manager. The role focuses on the community and social benefits of cricket through supporting the increase in participation of targeted communities. It is specifically focused on implementing the south Asian inclusion strategy, supporting the various social cricket competitions played across metropolitan Melbourne and in providing cricket opportunities for a wider group of potential participants.

Key responsibilities will also include and not be limited to:
• To implement and deliver the South Asian inclusion strategy based on the work completed through the various Cricket Victoria consultation workshops
• To support local government, cricket associations and clubs in developing welcoming and inclusive participation outcomes
• To build relationships with community leaders and community groups to increase engagement with cricket both from a participation and fan perspective
• To offer new cricket opportunities for individuals/groups that may not be actively engaged in cricket (or sport/physical activity)
• To increase participation across club, school, entry level and indoor cricket within the targeted market and in key locations across Victoria

Key Position Requirements

To be successful in this role you will be tertiary qualified (Tafe, University) with a completion of studies in a sport related field highly desirable.

Essential
• Understanding of cultural groups and targeted communities (specifically the South Asian communities)
• Strong communication skills in relation to planning and organising cricket events/activities
• Excellent event management skills
• Customer service and relationship building skills
• Ability to work with a budget to deliver agreed goals
• Ability to organise and facilitate meetings, forums and conferences within targeted communities
• Excellent networking skills to deliver across sport and local government

Desirable
• An understanding of cricket competition management systems (MyCricket)
• An understanding of local government protocol and practices in sport / community support

Apply here

Applications close Wednesday 9 September.

 

Pathway, Club & Competitions Manager

We are currently seeking a strong Pathway, Club & Competitions Manager at Cricket Victoria. This exciting opportunity reports into the General Manager Game & Market Development.

The role of Pathway, Club & Competitions Manager is to oversee, drive and align the competition operations inclusive of Premier Cricket, community competitions, pathway program, coach development and indoor cricket. The role leads a team in delivering the various objectives across each area in a planned and coordinated approach.

Key responsibilities will also include and not be limited to:
• Manage and lead a team in delivering on key operations across Premier Cricket, Community Cricket competitions (eg. State-wide T20), Indoor Cricket, Coach Development and the CV Pathway competition
• Maintain existing policy, develop new policies and communicate effectively with Community Cricket and Premier Cricket clubs and competitions
• To support community club cricket competitions across Victoria
• Drive the development of “Clubs” and “Cricketers” through national and state-specific programs
• Explore new opportunities and build on existing coach development initiatives to deliver better resourced and supported coaches
• Oversee and develop Indoor Cricket competitions encompassing men’s, women’s and junior indoor cricket

Key requirements

To be successful in this role you will be tertiary qualified in a related field (eg. sport management)

Essential
• Leadership experience
• Management skills and experience in planning and delivering operations (eg. cricket competitions)
• Excellent relationship building skills
• Outstanding communication skills inclusive of presentations, policy writing, reports and in the development of proposals
• Event management skills
• Budget and financial capabilities

Desirable
• Leadership experience within community sport (voluntary or paid)
• Project management skills to deliver on planned changes to the existing operations

Apply here

Applications close Wednesday 9 September.

 

 

WACA 2015

Western Australian Cricket Association

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is the governing body of cricket in the state of Western Australia, home to WA's elite teams, the Alcohol.Think Again Warriors and the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury, and the T20 Big Bash League's male and female Perth Scorchers. 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.

Competitions Coordinator - Female

The WACA is looking for an enthusiastic experienced administrator to fill our new role of Competitions Coordinator – Female.

This role will be responsible for effectively administering a variety of female cricket competitions. With an understanding of the sports industry preferably cricket, you will be coordinating the fixtures, rules, regulations, playing conditions and player registrations of a variety of female participation competitions.

You will be developing partnerships with key stakeholders in female cricket within Western Australia, providing support to female club administrators and being the main point of contact for club officials in relation to the administration of the competitions.

You will also be providing general administration support to the Game & Market Development department assisting with updating the relent information on the website, collating participation data and convening internal meetings.

We are looking for a candidate who has proven strong administration skills, is very disciplined in their approach to their work, has extreme attention to detail and can engage effectively with all key stakeholders with enthusiasm and confidence. This role will have an element of promoting female cricket and so your communication skills will need to be polished and professional.

For a full job description or to apply click here.

Applications close Wednesday 9 September.

The Western Australian Cricket Association values workplace diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Senior Groundsperson

We are currently seeking an experienced, hardworking person to join the WACA Turf team as Senior Groundsperson at Murdoch University Playing Fields. Reporting to the Turf Manager, you will manage the preparation of the ground and cricket wicket for the use of the Women’s National Cricket League, Futures League, underage squad training, and Premier Cricket fixtures whilst also coordinating the usage requirements of Murdoch University.

You will be managing the outfield presentation, preparation of cricket wicket, practice turf wickets and other general horticultural responsibilities. You will also be implementing operational plans to ensure the scheduling of all usage requests can be met whilst maintain the fields to first class standards.

Knowledge of machinery maintenance and irrigation systems is required and effective communication, time management, attention to detail are a must. With one direct report, proven people management skills are essential.

The successful candidate will have a relevant qualification in Turf or Horticulture and will have experience managing or overseeing a sporting facility.

Weekend and after hours work will be required throughout the cricket season (September to March) for assistance with match days.

For a full job description or to apply click here.

Applications close Wednesday 9 September.

 

 

LCCC (2)

Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Our vision is ‘To become the leading non-International Cricket Club by 2019’
Established in 1879, Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC) is one of the nation’s 18 first class cricket counties and operates within the sports and entertainment industry. Since September 2014, LCCC has embarked on a period of significant change, resulting in the recruitment of a new Chief Executive, Head Coach and Club Captain - signalling an exciting new era in the history of the club.

Ensuring the players achieve their full potential is critical if the club is to achieve its aspirational vision. 

 

2nd X1 Coach & Assistant Skills Coach

 

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE

To effectively contribute to the high performance coaching team and to coach and manage all 2nd team affairs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. To plan, lead and deliver a match program along with providing individualised skills programmes for each member of Leicestershire’s 2nd XI team
2. To work with the Academy Director in identifying players that can add depth and be future 1st team players
3. In conjunction with the Academy Director, to act as a selector for 2nd XI teams, in line with the direction agreed at player management meetings
4. To attend and contribute at player management and strategy group meetings and support the clubs culture and direction
5. To provide extra skills assistance across all three disciplines, to the 1st XI when required by the Elite Performance Director
6. Assist in the coaching of the Academy players, as instructed by the Elite Performance Director
7. Compile and analyse all 2nd team games and report back to the Elite Performance Director
8. To compile individual technical plans for players for the winter program for all professional staff players in the areas required by the Elite Performance Director (batting / bowling / fielding)
9. To work with the professional playing staff at all times
10. To attend and input into all cricket department coaches meetings
11. To serve as a role model in conjunction with the club values and strategic plans
12. To attend and have input into player appraisals for batting/bowling and fielding and provide feedback when required to the Elite Performance Director

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Chief Executive
Elite Performance Director
Elite Development Coach
Academy Director
Performance Development Coach
Club Captain & Vice- Captain
Specialist Coaches
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Physiotherapist
Performance Analyst
Cricket Operations Manager
Cricket Scouting Partnership Networks
Recreational Cricket Clubs

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications:

Essential
 ECB Level 3, 4 coaching qualifications or national equivalent
 Current CRB, child protection (safeguarding young people)

Desirable
Played first class cricket
Previous coaching experience
Excellent Coaching knowledge in batting, bowling and fielding

Personal Attributes, Aptitudes and Abilities:

 Excellent communication skills
 A knowledge and understanding of LCCC and the professional game from County through to the national and international level
 Strong leader and good man management skills
 Good organisational skills
 Excellent coaching skills of teams and individuals – batting, bowling and fielding
 Good time management, negotiation and presentation skills
 Positive and energetic
 Adaptable, flexible and has the ability to influence change

NEXT STEPS

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and characteristics to meet the challenge, then please email your CV with a covering letter to Jen Wilks at jenwilks@leicestershireccc.co.uk


Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited to interview.

Closing Date for applications: 5pm on Tuesday 15 September

Interviews: Monday 28 September

 

 Academy Director/Talent Identification Manager

 

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE

To devise and implement a comprehensive training and match program for the Leicestershire Academy and in conjunction with the Performance Development Coach (PDC) drive and oversee all county age group programs so as to ensure that all talent is identified and able to reach its full potential. The selected individual will also contribute in all facets of skill development with LCCC s 1st team and 2nd teams.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. To plan, lead and deliver a match program, and ensure an individualised skills programme is in place for each member of Leicestershire’s Academy
2. To successfully record and administer all aspects of the academy program in order to maximise available ECB Performance Related Fee Payments (PRFP) funding
3. To identify and select the academy players for the program, in conjunction with the PDC and Elite Performance Director
4. To contribute and attend player management and strategy group meetings and support the clubs culture and talent identification process
5. To provide extra skill assistance to the 1st XI and 2nd XI as and when required by the Elite Performance Director
6. To actively support the senior squad during pre-season and in season, when available
Date: 28 August 2015
7. To set up, develop and lead on an elite high performance scouting and nationwide talent identification program - targeting ages 15-27
8. To attend all underage festivals that may contribute to strengthening the LCCC player pool
9. To attend all cricket department coaches meetings
10 To serve as a role model in conjunction with the club values and strategic plans
11 Line manage the LCCC PDC
12 To agree with the Elite Performance Director a county age group structure that supports LCCC’s vision
12. To lead on appointing coaches and managers of all representative teams in conjunction with the PDC
13. To act as a selector on the selection panel and be a central link between the 1st and 2nd teams
14. To establish and implement a partnership strategy with external cricketing organisations that will assist in the talent identification process
15. To have input into player appraisals and provide feedback when required to the Elite Performance Director

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Chief Executive
Elite Performance Director
Elite Development Coach
Second X1 Coach
Performance Development Coach
ECB National Performance Manager
Academy Administrator
Specialist Coaches
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Physiotherapist
Leicestershire & Rutland Cricket Board
Cricket Operations Manager
Cricket Scouting Partnership Networks
Recreational Cricket Clubs and Schools

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications:

Essential
 ECB Level 3, 4 coaching qualifications
 Current CRB, child protection (safeguarding young people)

Desirable

Played first class cricket
Previous coaching experience with specialist skill in batting

Personal Attributes, Aptitudes and Abilities:

 Excellent communication skills
 A knowledge and understanding of the professional game in Leicestershire through to
the national and International level
 Strong leader and good man management skills
 Good organisational skills
 Excellent coaching skills of teams and individuals
 Good time management, negotiation and presentation skills
 Positive and energetic
 Adaptable and flexible able to influence change

NEXT STEPS

If you feel that you have the necessary skills and characteristics to meet the challenge, then please email your CV with a covering letter to Jen Wilks at jenwilks@leicestershireccc.co.uk

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited to interview.

Closing Date for applications: 5pm on Tuesday 15 September

Interviews: Tuesday 29 September

 

Elite Development Coach

 

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE

To effectively contribute to the high performance coaching team as Elite Development Coach

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Lead on the preparation and implementation of in-season practice and match day planning
2. To drive the planning and organisation of the fielding program through preseason and playing season
3. To attend and contribute at player management and strategy group meetings and support the clubs culture and direction
4. Support and drive the desired player behaviours and culture across the first team dressing room environment
5. Accountability for developing and supporting the implementation of match day tactical game plans
6. Support the academy director and second x1 as and when required by the Elite Performance Director
7. Compile and analyse all 1st team games and report back to the Elite Performance Director when required
Date: 30 August 2015
8. To compile individual technical plans for players for the winter program for all professional staff players in the areas required by the Elite Performance Director (batting / bowling / fielding)
9. To work with the professional playing staff at all times when required by the Elite Performance Director
10. To attend and input into all cricket department coaches meetings
11. To serve as a role model in conjunction with the club values and strategic plans
12. To attend and have input into player appraisals for batting/bowling and fielding and provide feedback when required to the Elite Performance Director

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Chief Executive
Elite Performance Director
1st Team Captain and Vice-Captain
Second X1 Coach
Performance Development Coach
Performance Analysts
Academy Director
Specialist Coaches
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Physiotherapist
Cricket Operations Manager
Cricket Scouting Partnership Networks

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications:

Essential
 ECB Level 3, 4 coaching qualifications or national equivalent
 Current CRB, child protection (safeguarding young people)

Desirable
Played first class cricket
Previous coaching experience
Excellent coaching knowledge across all three disciplines

Personal Attributes, Aptitudes and Abilities:

 Excellent communication skills
 A knowledge and understanding of LCCC and the professional game from County through to the national and international level
 Strong leader and good man management skills
 Good organisational skills
 Excellent coaching skills of teams and individuals – batting, bowling and fielding
 Good time management, negotiation and presentation skills
 Positive and energetic
 Adaptable, flexible and has the ability to influence change

NEXT STEPS
If you feel that you have the necessary skills and characteristics to meet the challenge, then please email your CV with a covering letter to Jen Wilks at jenwilks@leicestershireccc.co.uk

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited to interview.

Closing Date for applications: 5pm on Tuesday 15 September

Interviews: Wednesday 30 September

 

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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.