Anti-Discrimination Unit Support Officer

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Lord's (possible flexible/hybrid)
Salary Competitive
Team ADU
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 3rd Feb 2023 GMT

Perks and benefits

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

Candidate happiness

8.40 (6818)

Job Description


To work as part of the ECB ADU team to support First Class Counties, County Boards and National County Cricket Clubs to effectively manage cases of discrimination.


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.


  • Enjoy solving problems

  • Have a can do attitude

  • Work equally well as a team as on your own

  • Have a passion for recreational Cricket


  • Support First Class Counties, County Boards and National County Cricket Clubs to effectively manage cases of discrimination

  • Understand and support the Cricket networks responsibilities as set out in the County Partnership Agreement and Anti-discrimination code (ADC) and help them move towards best practice in responding and managing cases of discrimination. 

  • Strategic liaison with Board Equality Leads and Lead Officers to ensure consistent standards across the County network. 

  • Liaise with third party resources to provide highest standards of customer service to those reporting discrimination and those managing the process.

  • Provide guidance, advice and training to the network and cricket partners. 

  • Provide feedback on performance and progress on agreed action plans as part of the County Partnership Agreement and reviews of cases of discrimination

  • Identify and respond to potential gaps in discipline and discrimination processes that could be a risk to the intended target, to become the most inclusive sport.  

  • Develop policies and guidance to mitigate risk 

  • Build relationships with Leagues and support them on management of discrimination cases

  • Support development and implementation of digital solutions to ensure ECB has a game wide view of discrimination

  • Be a point of contact for discrimination advice for internal and external partners  

  • Promote consistent and clear messaging around ADU 

  • Participate in planning and delivery of annual recreational game conference 

  • Contribute towards the implementation of new processes and guidance to upskill the games response to discrimination

  • Support any additional areas of work across the discipline and discrimination teams, as requested by your line manager.  


  • Experience of providing excellent customer service

  • Knowledge of the Equality Act and managing cases of discrimination

  • A desire to drive out all forms of discrimination in Cricket


  • Competitive salary

  • Holiday - 25 days a year

  • 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

  • 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% Castore 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 Fri 3rd Feb 2023


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 Fri 3rd Feb 2023