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Cricket New South Wales

Cricket NSW is the peak body responsible for leading the administration and growth of cricket throughout New South Wales. Our vision is To Ignite Australia’s Favourite Sport in Australia’s biggest State.

Development Manager - ACT North and District

A wonderful opportunity exists to join one of Australia's leading sporting organisations on a full-time basis. Based in Canberra this role will report to the Development Leader - ACT/Southern and Western NSW and act as the key figure for cricket in the region.

The Game Development Department is responsible for growing cricket participation and inspiring the next generation of players and fans. The successful candidate will be required to engage a diverse group of stakeholders to raise the profile of the game.

Your role with focus on:

  • Building and supporting the network of cricket supporters in the region
  • Supporting volunteers to provide quality club environments
  • Winning the battle of the schoolyard by introducing kids to cricket
  • Ensure cricket is a sport for all communities
  • Supporting the promotion of the Sydney Thunder

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Exceptional administrative skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritise work commitments and deadlines, whilst maintaining a strong attention to detail;
  • Outstanding communication (both verbal and written);
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with an ability to motivate, positively influence and build strong stakeholder relationships;
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team with the flexibility to interact with a wide range of staff / stakeholders including professional staff and volunteers;
  • An understanding of the ACT and NSW education systems as well as community participation in sport, including volunteer management;
  • Advanced computer skills - MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint applications.

A passion for sport will be a given, whilst a sound knowledge of cricket would be beneficial. Significant travel within the region will be required as well as weekend and after hours work. The position will be ongoing should you succeed in delivering key outcomes for the region.

Initial enquiries and a full job description are available by phoning Cricket ACT on:
0400 398881.

If this sounds like you, please send a cover note of no more than one page and resume of no more than two pages to jobs@cricketnsw.com.au - noting your Name, ACT North and District Development Manager in the subject line.

The resume should include both academic and employment credentials and a two page cover note should make a succinct, compelling case for your selection.

Applications close - 29 May 2015

Senior Physiotherapist

Cricket NSW is currently seeking an experienced and motivated Physiotherapist
to manage and lead the Cricket NSW (CNSW) Physiotherapy program to ensure best practice
service provision and direction in alignment with CNSW and Cricket Australia objectives.
Your key responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting comprehensive player injury assessments
  • Preparing individualised injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation programs
  • Providing expert advice and direction on issues including player strength, fitness, flexibility and long term health
  • Continuously monitoring and acting on player wellness and workload data via the Athlete Management System
  • Conducting annual physiotherapy screenings as per the Australian Cricket Performance Program (ACPP) schedule
  • Attending case management meetings with CNSW, Australian Cricket and Cricket Australia SSSM and High Performance staff
  • Being available on-call to players to provide telephone triage - basics advice, referral to doctor or imaging etc. and clinical consultation at the next available consulting opportunity
  • The scope will extend to CNSW male contracted players, CNSW based Cricket Australia contracted male players, Cricket Australia contracted female players, CNSW female contracted players, Sydney Thunder contracted male players and other relevant players who may be selected for CNSW Representative teams as required.

To be successful in this role it is essential you have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy (or equivalent) AND current AHPRA Registration
  • Titled Member of SPA or MPA
  • A minimum of 3 years FTE working with elite athletes or teams
  • Accredited First Aid/CPR qualification (or equivalent)
  • Post Graduate Qualifications
  • Minimum of 20 hours of Continuing Professional Development per year (See APA Guidelines for details)
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance

It is highly desirable if you have:

  • A Masters level (or equivalent) in Sports Physiotherapy / Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Advanced emergency on-field management qualification

To apply, please email your 1 page cover letter and CV to jobs@cricketnsw.com.au or telephone Cricket NSW on (02) 8302 6066 with any queries or to request a copy of the position description.

Applications close - 8 June 2015

Pathway Manager - Male

Cricket NSW is currently seeking a motivated Pathway Manager - Male to build and manage the Cricket NSW elite underage male player pathway program. The Pathway Manager - Male is responsible for accelerating the identification of talented male youth cricketers within the state of NSW and subsequently developing their technical, tactical, physiological, psychological and social skills. This position is a critical contributor to achieving the CNSW's goal of being the No.1 producer of talent in Australian Cricket.

Your key responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and Administration
    • Establish short and long term strategic objectives for the Male Pathway program
    • Administer Male Cricket NSW Academy Programs Under 13s - Under 16s
    • Oversee the State Challenge Competitions for Under 13s to Under 19s and the Under 17s Country Championship
    • Coordinate the development and preparation of playing and training, player monitoring plans and player evaluations for players Under 13s - Under 16s.
    • Ensure strategic, operational and philosophical continuity across elite player pathway in NSW Cricket.
    • Continually investigate process improvement for all aspects of the cricket NSW Academy activities and communication
    • Ensure cutting edge talent identification processes are implemented within NSW
  • Coaching
    • With appointed coaches coordinate the design and implementation of training programs for the Under 13 - Under 16 Male Pathway programs that include group and individual sessions, incorporating technical, tactical, physiological, psychological and social development
  • Coach Accreditation, Education and Development
    • Design and implement educational programs, activities and resources for accredited coaches
    • Establish a coach talent identification program
    • Engage with private coach networks and coaches in NSW
  • School Cricket
    • Establish relationships with key relevant external School Sport Stakeholders (CHS, IGS, GPS, CAS and NSWSCA) through regular liaison, consultation and negotiation
    • Oversee and coordinate the development and preparation of training schedules, both playing and training, player monitoring plans and player evaluations of the 15 and under state team/teams.
    • Work with cricket convenors throughout the school system of NSW to ensure the most talented players are progressing through the School Cricket Pathway
    • Work with Cricket NSW to deliver coach accreditation and education programs throughout the school system of NSW

To be successful in this role it is essential you have:

  • Level 2 Cricket Coaching Accreditation (or international equivalent)
  • Experience in elite coaching
  • Experience in leading sporting organisations in an administrative, strategic and development level
  • Experience in coordinating the development, implementation and evaluation of programs within both metro and regional communities.
  • Exceptional administrative skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritise work commitments and deadlines, whilst maintaining a strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with an ability to motivate, positively influence and build strong stakeholder relationships
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team with the flexibility to interact with a wide range of staff / stakeholders including professional staff and volunteers
  • Advanced computer skills - MS Word, Excel and Outlook applications
  • Displays personal qualities of energy, enthusiasm, innovation, flexibility and adaptability

It is desirable if you have:

  • Level 3 Cricket Coaching Accreditation (or international equivalent)
  • Substantial elite coaching experience
  • Experience working with Athlete Management Systems

To apply, please email your 1 page cover letter and CV to jobs@cricketnsw.com.au or
telephone Cricket NSW on (02) 8302 6066 with any queries or to request a copy of the position description.

Applications close - 8 June 2015

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Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation's premier sporting bodies, with the vision of being Australia's favourite sport. The game continues to be a success at all levels and with the upcoming 2015 Ashes series, there has never been a better time to join this exciting and dynamic organisation within Australia's high profile sports and entertainment industry.

Digital Product Owner - MyCricket

We have an exciting and important opportunity for a Digital Product Owner to join our digital team, where you will be responsible for shaping the product roadmap and managing the ongoing development and operation of the MyCricket product portfolio, with a core focus on strengthening community engagement and delivering key strategic imperatives. Managing multiple concurrent projects across a number of digital products, you will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders to develop new features and enhancements, as well as developing and implementing a site commercialisation strategy for the platform.

Tertiary qualified in computer science or a related field, you will have experience in product management and will have previously developed digital products, preferably in an Agile environment. You come with strong analytical skills, project management expertise, strong stakeholder management skills and importantly, a highly developed commercial acumen. A passion for cricket and knowledge of grass root sport competition management will be favoured.

If you are ready to work in a professional and passionate environment, whilst helping cricket to become Australia's favourite sport, we look forward to hearing from you!

Apply here.

Applications close - 28 May 2015

Cricket Scotland

Cricket Scotland

Cricket Scotland is the National Governing Body for cricket in Scotland.

Chief Executive

Following Scotland's recent high-profile participation in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Cricket Scotland is seeking a Chief Executive to lead the successful development of Scottish cricket in both high performance and widening participation within all sectors of society.

This role requires an exceptional leader who has the strategic vision, drive and energy to take cricket in Scotland to new levels. The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate strong people, financial and marketing skills. An ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels is essential while an enthusiasm for cricket is highly desirable.

A competitive salary and package will be offered for the right person.

Cricket Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Applications with a CV and the names of 2 referees should be sent to Tony Brian, Chair, Cricket Scotland (tonybrian@cricketscotland.com) no later than 31 May 2015 - requests for any further information should be sent to the same email address.

Applications close - 31 May 2015

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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.