Recreational Cricket Officiating Administrator

England and Wales Cricket Board

Salary £25,000-£30,000
Team Officiating
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 1st Mar 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 provide comprehensive administrative and project support to the Senior Manager Recreational and ACO. Working in collaboration with the Professional Umpires Administrator in order to achieve the department objectives.  Support the review and streamlining of current processes and the development of online solutions to increase efficiency and reduce complexity.


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 are personable, approachable, and collaborative

  • Able to develop sound professional relationships

  • Motivated, flexible, reliable, and discreet

  • Enthusiastic and high energy and pro-active

  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Results oriented


  • Supporting the Senior Recreational Manager with diary management, writing, collating and circulating reports as directed.

  • Arranging recreational officiating meetings, venues and any accommodation and communicate details as required.

  • Provide Administration support to Senior Manager Recreational and the wider Recreational Officiating team. Manage the collation of information, writing reports and supporting the delivery of the strategy to ensure targets are met.

  • Manage Recreational Umpire expenses ensuring that all expenses are authorised and comply with the business expense policy.

  • Support the review and streamlining of current processes and the development of online solutions to increase efficiency and reduce complexity. 

  • In partnership with the Education and Development Manager, manage the administration of Officiating education. Working closely with relevant ECB departments and County Cricket Boards/ County ACO’s.

  • Support the Workforce Manager with administration and the logistics of managing a volunteer workforce.

  • Coordinate a fit for purpose membership operation with the appropriate ECB departments, increasing efficiency and reducing complexity.

  • Oversee the grading process, ensuring it is completed annually.

  • Proactively support communications to all officials in the recreational game.

  • Collaborating with Professional Umpires Administrator supporting workload at all times


Experience of:

  • Providing an efficient and effective administration service

  • Ability to organise and prioritise work

  • Sound attention to detail

  • Able to problem solve and work on own initiative

  • Able to communicate succinctly both verbally and in writing

  • Sound time management and able to multi-task

  • Works as part of a team

  • Proficient use of MS Office suite


  • Competitive salary

  • Holiday - 25 days a year

  • Volunteering – 2 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% 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 Tue 1st Mar 2022


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Tue 1st Mar 2022