Project Manager: Athlete Management System (part-time 3 days per week equivalent)

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location National Cricket Performance Centre/Work from home
Salary £30-40K pro rata salary
Team Duty of Care
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 3rd Jan 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid volunteer days
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

To lead the management and development of the electronic athlete management database ‘Cricket Squad’


The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.


  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.



  • You enjoy working with multiple teams and individuals to solve problems



  • To manage the relationship between the ECB and The Sports Office or future partners,  regarding the performance and medical records database ‘Cricket Squad’ including agreeing deliverables and timescales for any developments.  

  • To liaise closely with relevant ECB stakeholders on future developments of the database to identify key needs.  

  • To establish and implement a process for the day-to-day administrative support of the system to ensure excellent, responsive support for users and administrators including staff supporting ECB activities and squads, domestic teams and The Hundred squads.

  • To work closely with relevant ECB teams, including administrators, the legal team and registration team, to ensure robust data protection and medico-legal processes are in place.

  • To provide authorised individuals with reports and data sets as requested to support clinical activities, governance, audit and research.




  • Experience managing a project including contracts, agreed ensuring deliverables and timelines are met

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills

  • Experience working with databases/database management

  • High level proficiency in appropriate IT skills incuding Microsoft office and database / relevant software

  • Ability to support training / education for database users

  • A track record of being able to put a structure in place and establish clear communication channels



  • Familiarity with science and medicine information / data

  • Familiarity with data governance including consent and confidentiality

  • Familiarity with research / epidemiology

  • Undergraduate degree or higher and/ or equivalent experience  in mathematics, data or performance analysis, IT, sports science or other affiliated degrees.


    • Competitive salary (pro-rated)

    • Holiday - 25 days a year (pro-rated)

    • Pension - Non-contributory 8% pension

    • Private medical insurance

    • Employee health cash-back plan

    • Long-term sickness insurance

    • Life assurance - four times your annual basic salary

    • Enhanced maternity/paternity

    • Unmind – free and confidential access to a wellbeing app to help you manage your mental, physical, and financial wellbeing

    • OpenBlend - an innovative coaching and performance management tool

    • People Academy - a range of programmes and initiatives to help you develop and reach your potential

    • Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 confidential access to expert services including counselling, wellbeing, and independent legal and financial advice

    • Free online fitness classes

    • 30% New Balance discount

    • Cycle 2 Work Scheme

    • Season ticket loan

    • Preferential access to tickets to England and The Hundred games

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 3rd Jan 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 3rd Jan 2022