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Cricket Australia

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation’s premier sporting bodies, and provides an exciting, dynamic environment within the sports and entertainment industry. CA is responsible for overseeing and developing cricket on a national level, ultimately with a responsibility for the national cricket teams.

At Cricket Australia, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We value diversity. Cricket Australia encourages all people to apply for this role.

Sales Administrator

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation’s premier sporting bodies, and provides an exciting, dynamic working environment within the sports and entertainment industry. As an organisation it is responsible for overseeing and developing cricket on a national level, ultimately with a responsibility for the national cricket team.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Sales Administrator, reporting to the Product Sales Development Manager, you will be responsible for assisting the Group Sales Team through administrative support, process development and customer support. This role will also have responsibilities relating to other event administration tasks across the Sales and Commercial Partnerships team as required.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring CRM is accurate and undergoes continuous improvement
  • Ensuring Groups Ticketing Inventory is up to date and all tickets are delivered correctly
  • Providing Sales Team administration support
  • Providing ongoing support for Sales Coordinator
  • Generating required reports from stakeholder ticketing system
  • Other administration tasks as required for the Sales and Commercial Partnerships team

The successful applicant will have proven experience in a sales environment and outstanding stakeholder management skills. Highly organised with the proven ability to work autonomously or as a positive member of a close knit team, you have exceptional time management and superior communication skills.

Applications must be made on line before the closing date, 11pm on 7 May 2016. Interviews are scheduled to commence immediately after the closing date.

Cricket Australia offer a competitive salary package and extensive employee benefits including, salary packaging, gym access and discounts with our corporate partners.

Apply here.

Applications close 11pm Saturday 7 May 2016

Human Resources Advisor

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

The People and Culture (P&C) team is looking for a solutions-focused, customer oriented individual with exceptional relationship and influencing skills to join our innovative team.

This role will see you provide day-to-day administrative support to the P&C Business Partner, Recruitment Manager and Head of P&C to ensure the smooth running of the department. This involves generalist HR support and providing trusted HR advice, training administration and employee benefits and recognition. On top of the ad hoc HR support you will provide, you will assist with the recruitment of new employees, generate employee contracts, assist with on boarding and inductions and ensure the data integrity for the department. You will also have ongoing learning opportunities to assist and lead HR projects and the implementation of new initiatives. Your ideas for improving and simplifying processes to make them more effective and customer friendly will be welcomed.

You will have proven experience working within a fast paced Human Resource department previously. You will be known for your multi-tasking, prioritisation, strong solution focused approach and attention to detail. You will be capable of working autonomously in a fast-paced, challenging environment and will be a confident communicator both in written and verbal communications. You will understand the needs of a HR and recruitment department and will provide support around these needs.

The successful candidate will enjoy engaging with the business, contributing to the success of the organisation through its people and is passionate about excellence and continuous improvement. You will have outstanding stakeholder management skills and enjoy influencing others to gain the best outcomes. Tertiary qualifications in HR or a related degree is essential as will experience working with SuccessFactors. Experience working within a corporate environment will be looked upon favourably.

Cricket Australia offer a competitive remuneration package and extensive employee benefits including, salary packaging, gym access and discounts with our corporate partners.

Applications must be made on line before the closing date, 8 May 2016. Interviews are scheduled to commence immediately after the closing date.

Apply here.

Applications close Sunday 8 May 2016

Public Policy & Government Relations Manager

Cricket Australia and Cricket Victoria is looking for a Public Policy & Government Relations Manager to join our growing public policy and government relations team. The role will be based at Cricket Australia and Cricket Victoria headquarters in Melbourne.

The Public Policy & Government Relations Manager will develop and co-ordinate public policy and government relations activity in Victoria, with a focus on relationships with the Victorian Government and the Australian Government as issues relate to Victoria. The role will report to the Head of Public Policy & Government Relations, with a dotted line to the Chief Executive Officer of Cricket Victoria.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop contacts and relationships with key Ministerial offices, the state Opposition, Members of Parliament and key departments and agencies within the Victorian Government, and equivalent offices with the Australian Government as matters relate to Victoria, to
    • Deliver funding for key projects and programs of significance to Australian Cricket;
    • Ensure that the views and perspectives of Australian Cricket on policy matters are conveyed to, and considered by, government; and
    • Manage daily communications with government and other stakeholders in order to navigate key issues of interest to Australian Cricket
  • Engage with municipal governments, in collaboration with Cricket Victoria’s Partnerships & Government Relations Manager, on projects and programs of significance to Australian Cricket
  • Develop relationships with Australian Cricket stakeholders and other professional sporting bodies as required to improve outcomes for Australian Cricket
  • Proactively identify and analyse federal and state government sports issues within Victoria, and provide recommendations to the Head of Public Policy and Government Relations
  • Manage communications with local government stakeholders in collaboration with Cricket Victoria’s Partnerships & Government Relations Manager
  • Prepare and execute government and public policy communication plans
  • Develop and execute an agreed strategy for government relations in Victoria
  • As appropriate, represent Australian Cricket in government meetings/forums
  • Prepare briefing papers and reports for Board and CEO of Cricket Australia and Cricket Victoria as required

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Relationship building skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Previous public policy and government relations experience (highly desirable)
  • Experience at federal, state or local government level (highly desirable)
  • An understanding of and passion for the game of cricket (highly desirable)

Only candidates selected for the short list will be contacted in relation to this role.

Apply here.

Applications close 11pm Monday 9 May 2016

Senior Technology Project Manager

Reporting to the Head of Projects, this new role will form part CA’s high calibre PMO and will lead the implementation of assigned technology projects within scope, budget and schedule, to a high level of quality and in line with current policies, procedures and processes. Key aspects include managing project schedule interdependencies, program governance and resource requirements (expand and contract in size to suit needs of organisation).

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with stakeholders across Australian Cricket to deliver to deliver the technology projects through which Cricket will achieve its shared vision and goals
  • Work with the Head of Projects to position Project Management at the forefront of thought leadership and consultancy across Australian Cricket
  • Develop business cases for projects in concept phase, including developing financial models and benefits realisation plans
  • Support the Head of Projects to develop and rollout the PMO framework and related best practice methodologies, tools, templates and processes across Australian Cricket
  • Work with Technology Steering Committee to establish sound management of the technology project portfolio

To be successful you will demonstrate experience:

  • IT project delivery including infrastructure and software development projects in a Microsoft environment
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects of high complexity and scale whilst managing various competing priorities
  • Capability to run the end-to-end project lifecycle, from project conceptualisation through to post-implementation review
  • Experience in, and full understanding of, technology operations, including applications, infrastructure, support and maintenance
  • Extensive vendor management experience
  • Understands the businesses’ needs and what affect changes will have on that area
  • Excellent communication skills with a collaborative and assertive nature.

Qualifications required:

  • Undergraduate degree in a Business or Technology related discipline
  • Prince2, PMBOK and/or Agile project management accreditation
  • Six Sigma (Black/Green Belt) and/or BABOK accreditation (desirable)

Cricket has a clear vision and strategy – given the sport’s ambitious objectives within the ever changing sports and entertainment industry; you will find this job fast-paced, challenging and exciting.

Cricket Australia offer a competitive salary package and extensive employee benefits including, salary packaging, gym access and discounts with our corporate partners.

Applications must be made on line before the closing date, Friday 13 May Interviews are scheduled to commence immediately after the closing date.

Applications close Friday 13 May 2016

Sports Dietitian

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation’s premier sporting bodies, with a vision for Cricket to be Australia’s favourite sport. A key pillar of the Australian cricket strategy is to “Produce the best teams, players and officials in the world”.

The role of the Sports Dietitian is to maximise player performance and development through nutrition by providing individualised advice to players (and education to staff), along with the ongoing development of systems and procedures to support the advice provided.

Reporting to the CA Lead Sports Dietitian and based at the Bupa National Cricket Centre (Bupa NCC) in Brisbane, you will be responsible for national high performance training for Australian cricket. The role of the NCC is to manage and support the development of players of national interest for the short, medium and long term needs of Australian cricket.

The Sports Dietitian will use an integrated servicing model to fulfil the key responsibilities of the role. As such the Sports Dietitian will work collaboratively with other national and state association sport science-sports medicine staff, player development staff, management, coaching staff and the CA Lead Sports Performance Dietitian so that a truly multidisciplinary approach to player preparation, development and performance is achieved.

Knowledge of cricket and the physical demands on athletes will be highly regarded. As an independent contractor we require you to be flexible to accommodate tours and training camps. You are experienced, enthusiastic and a visionary team player committed to providing a high level of service to the sport. This will be done through an integrated approach across multiple disciplines and teams. The ability to apply your knowledge by conducting critical analysis and then disseminate information quickly is a key requirement of the role.

Applications are to be made online by 13 May 2016 and to include a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in the role

If you would like to discuss further please contact or Michelle Cort (CA Lead Sports Performance Dietitian- 0411 023 488, michelle.cort@cricket.com.au).

Apply here.

Applications close Friday 13 May 2016

Broadcast Specialist

Cricket Australia (CA) is the peak body for cricket in this country, with a vision for cricket to be Australia’s favourite sport.

The Media Rights and Broadcast (MR&B) team is looking for a solutions-focussed, customer oriented individual with exceptional relationship and management skills to join its Broadcast team.

Reporting to the Broadcast Manager, the role is the primary contact for CA’s broadcast partners and their contractors during the pre-season and match-day, with an emphasis on men’s and women’s international cricket, as well as some domestic and ancillary content.

The role facilitates Host Broadcast requirements - TV and Radio - and will be the broadcast and media rights liaison for all internal and external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for project managing broadcast operations, stakeholder management to support Host Broadcast match coverage and work with the Broadcast team(s) over a range of content played in Australia.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure all logistical and operational matters (including catering, parking and general OB requirements) are upheld with all key stakeholders.
  • Manage the day-to-day relationships, through direct contact with our broadcast partners and their contractors;
  • Be the lead internal communications contact for the MR&B team within CA; and
  • Oversee requests from broadcast partners, non-rights holders and other stakeholders (including CA departments and its Commercial partners) for purposes including at-match filming requests and news crosses (pre-recorded and live)

The position requires an excellent understanding of media relations and the broader media landscape, superior writing skills, a proven track record and the ability to effectively manage the needs of a variety of clients with high expectations.

Experience of having worked in an Outside Broadcast (OB) environment - with a particular focus on all relevant operational matters – is highly advantageous. Having worked for, or with, a leading sporting body is also a preferred criterion.

A high level of interstate travel will be required during the cricket season. Off-season travel will also be involved.

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!

Cricket Australia offer a competitive salary package and extensive employee benefits including, salary packaging, gym access and discounts with our corporate partners.

At Cricket Australia, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We value diversity. Cricket Australia encourages all people to apply for this role.

Apply here.

Applications close Saturday 14 May 2016

Junior Participation Specialist

Cricket Australia (CA) is one of the nation’s premier sporting bodies, with the vision for Cricket to be Australia’s favourite sport – a sport for all Australian’s. CA offers an exciting and dynamic working environment and is responsible for overseeing and developing the game on a national level. The CA Game and Market Development department work across a number of National Priorities to inspire the next generation of Australian cricket’s players and fans.

As a result of a new and important strategic initiative to increase sustainable participation in cricket, we are seeking a talented and passionate person to work with cricket clubs and associations in the adoption of cricket’s recommended junior participation pathway. This is a pivotal role within the Game and Market Development Team with the key responsibilities including:

  • The introduction of the national recommended junior pathway to Junior Cricket Associations with a strong focus on the MILO in2CRICKET & MILO T20 Blast program.
  • Further aligning CA and State & Territory promotional strategies / opportunities to increase exposure of the MILO T20 Blast program.
  • Increase the conversion of children that sample school based cricket activities into sustainable club based participation.
  • Contribute, by being an integral member of our national Entry Level program specialist team

To support your transition into this position, you will have proven experience in a sports, sales, project management or educational focussed role. We are looking for people who recognise the benefit sport offers in the physical and emotional development of children. Your passion, commitment and drive to get kids physically active is important to us - not necessarily an intricate understanding of the game.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to work autonomously, with outstanding interpersonal and influencing skills that will allow you to engage and motivate a broad and diverse range of people from children, volunteers and administrators.

If you are ready to make a difference and help cricket to become Australia’s favourite sport, we look forward to hearing from you. To apply, please outline in your cover letter why you feel you are the best candidate for the role.

Enquiries should be sent to careers@cricket.com.au. Please note, applications sent to this email address will not be accepted.

Apply here.

Applications close 11pm Wednesday 26 May 2016

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Cricket ACT

Since 1922, Cricket ACT has been the peak body for all forms of cricket in the ACT and region. We aim to be the leading sporting organisation in the region, through the provision of excellence and innovation in each of the programs we administer. 

Head Coach - ACT Meteors

Working within the Cricket ACT High Performance department, the Head Coach – ACT Meteors
will report to the Director of High Performance and will be responsible for identifying,
selecting, developing and coaching the next generation of Meteors players who have the
ability, attitude and motivation to play as high performance cricketers of the ACT and beyond.
Additionally, this role will assist the Female Pathway Manager in developing and implementing
individual development programs for female players of interest.

Role Responsibilities

  • Coach the ACT Meteors Senior Program
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of training programs for the ACT Meteors and Academy programs
  • Create, implement and review individual player development plans
  • Assist in the selection, management, and annual performance review of ACT Meteors program support staff
  • Coordinate the development and preparation of training and match schedules, both playing and training, player monitoring plans and player evaluations
  • Effectively plan and manage the budget for the ACT Meteors program
  • Develop and administer female programs in co-operation with the Female Pathway Manager
  • Assist in the development and execution of women’s cricket coaches and administration practices with in the ACT/Southern region
  • Coach/Assistant coach and/or Manager the ACT NSW Country teams competing in National Underage Championships.
  • Consult as a selector for U15 and U18 Representative teams

Your Experience & Qualifications

  • Cricket Australia Level 3 Coaching certificate or equivalent
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Experience in coaching elite athletes and/or playing experience and qualifications commensurate with the requirements of position
  • Preparedness to embrace and execute progressive coaching programs, including understanding the concepts of sports science/ sports medicine and the ability to incorporate these into training programs
  • Highly developed knowledge and understanding of cricket
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Aptitude to assist in the development and implementation operational strategies
  • Promote a professional approach both on and off the field
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • High level of ambition and strong work ethic

To apply, please email your 1 page cover letter and CV to aiden.blizzard@cricketact.com.au or telephone Cricket ACT on 0407 231 815 with any queries or to request a copy of the position description.

Applications close Sunday 8 May 2016

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Western Australian Cricket Association

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is the governing body for cricket in the state of Western Australia (WA). 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 all areas including national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.

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

Partnerships Account Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate professional to develop and service the requirements of the WACA and Perth Scorchers partnership portfolio.

Working closely with the General Manager – Commercial, Marketing & Communication, you will fulfil the contractual obligations of all partnerships and suppliers while maintaining alignment with the strategic plan. Implementing effective leveraging strategies is crucial as you will be the primary contact for all Commercial Partners on a day to day basis. Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships is essential.

You will be required to provide expert advice on emerging market trends, risks and opportunities vital to maximising the WACA’s commercial opportunities. This position will work closely with Cricket Australia to deliver national commercial services including activities at international, Big Bash League and domestic matches.

To succeed in this role you must have in depth knowledge of sponsorship servicing, excellent client management skills and strong attention to detail.You will have at least three years experience in a similar role and a relevant tertiary degree is desirable.

For a complete job description, please click here.

Please email your application in confidence to hr@waca.com.au.

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 13 May 2016

Development Coach

The WACA has an outstanding opportunity for a suitably experienced candidate to fill the role of Development Coach.

Reporting to the Head Coach- Western Warriors & Perth Scorchers, the focus of this role is to manage the development of talented players within a designated high performance pathway program (eg U19’s) while also providing specialist coaching support throughout senior male high performance programs.

You will design, implement and review comprehensive coaching programs within your designated pathway program to prepare players for higher level representative cricket. You will provide leadership and guidance to players and support staff while also working closely with District Cricket stakeholders to ensure program outcomes are achieved collaboratively.

You will liaise with the Talent Manager, Player Development Manager and other support staff to deliver high quality coaching services that optimise player development, contribute to Western Australian team success and integrate with Cricket Australia’s national high performance system.

The successful applicant will have a minimum 2 years experience in a high performance coaching environment, demonstrated ability to develop talented athletes, be suitably qualified with a minimum Level 2 cricket coaching accreditation and committed to achieve Level 3 cricket coaching accreditation. It is essential that you have proven leadership skills, be results orientated, possess a strong work ethic and have highly developed interpersonal skills.

For a complete job description, please click here.

Please email your application in confidence to hr@waca.com.au.

Applications close Sunday 15 May 2016

Assistant Coach- Western Fury & Perth Scorchers (WBBL)

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

The key role responsibilities are as follows:

  • To provide high quality coaching support and assistance to the Western Fury and Perth Scorchers (WBBL) squads.
  • To assist in the delivery of the Australian Cricket Performance Program and other Cricket Australia initiatives as they relate to the Western Fury and Perth Scorchers (WBBL) programs.
  • To develop individual player profiles and implement player bowling plans for Western Fury, Perth Scorchers (WBBL) and identified bowlers in female high performance programs.
  • To support the day-to-day operations of state team selection panels and subsequent selection of Western Fury, Perth Scorchers (WBBL) and underage representative squads and teams.
  • To contribute to the development, management and integration of a sustainable female high performance pathway.
  • To facilitate the alignment of female high performance and game development programs in conjunction with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • To assist in the development of a high performance culture amongst staff, players, teams and the WA female cricket network.

Reporting to the Head Coach-Western Fury & Perth Scorchers (WBBL), this full-time fixed term coaching contract will suit an inspiring and accomplished coach 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 Perth Scorchers WBBL team and the development of female Australian cricketers.

For a complete job description, please click here.

Please email your application in confidence to hr@waca.com.au.

Applications close Sunday 15 May 2016

Physiotherapist

We are seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Physiotherapist to provide high quality sports physiotherapy services to the Western Fury Women’s Cricket League (WNCL) and the Perth Scorchers Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) teams as well as the WACA male and female Academy and pathway program players.

This exciting role will see you assisting the Head Physiotherapist in driving the WACA’s physiotherapy program to ensure best practice service provision in alignment with the WACA’s strategic objectives.

As the successful candidate, you will be tertiary qualified and have current AHPRA Registration. Post graduate study in Sports or Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy would be an advantage.

Two years experience working with elite athletes or teams is highly desirable. You must have the proven ability to analyse athlete injuries quickly and be able to formulate practical, evidence based courses of action.

You will have well developed organisational and administrative skills and possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage high workloads and meet deadlines within specific time frames.

Your availability to work outside of normal office hours is essential.

For a complete job description, please click here.

Please email your application in confidence to hr@waca.com.au.

Applications close Sunday 15 May 2016

Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

The WACA has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Strength & Conditioning Coordinator to join the High Performance department on a fixed term contract. This full time position will primarily be responsible for:

  • Coordinating and implementing the strength & conditioning programs for the Western Fury, Perth Scorchers (WBBL) and female high performance pathway squads
  • Assisting with workload management of female elite level fast bowlers
  • Working in conjunction with the Physiotherapist and other support staff to produce and implement detailed and efficient rehabilitation programs
  • Assisting in the development of a high performance culture amongst staff, players, teams and the WA female cricket network.
  • Providing support to the Head Strength & Conditioning Coordinator and male high performance pathway squads as required

You will work with the Head Strength & Conditioning Coordinator and Head Coach - Western Fury & Perth Scorchers (WBBL) to develop individual and team strength and conditioning programs, manage the rehabilitation of injured players, undertake performance testing and monitor the training and competition loads of all players.

This role will suit a candidate who has had exposure to an elite sport environment and has had hands on experience with athletes at a professional level. The successful candidate must have tertiary qualifications in Sports Science, Human Movement or a related discipline and working towards Post Graduate studies is desirable.It is essential that you have proven leadership skills, be results orientated, possess a strong work ethic and have highly developed interpersonal skills.

For a complete job description, please click here.

Please email your application in confidence to hr@waca.com.au.

Applications close 5:00pm Sunday 15 May 2016

Regional Cricket Manager

The WACA is currently seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to take on the full time role of Regional Cricket Manager- Mid West based in Geraldton.

This role involves growing cricket participation through the highly engaging and fun entry level programs such as in MILO 2CRICKET and MILO T20Blast! You will also be activating strategies to increase participation of traditional and non-traditional cricket competitions for males, females, CALD and indigenous participants across schools and the community.

You will be actively identifying talent in the region and utilising local and state pathway programs along with skilled volunteer coaches to develop identified players.

Facilitating coach education programs and also ensuring the overall sustainability of cricket in the region are other key functions.

Working closely with the Regional Cricket Board, you will assist map, assess and identify all stakeholders needs.

For a complete job description, please click here.

Please email your application in confidence to hr@waca.com.au.

Applications close Wednesday 18 May 2016