Safety and Security Manager (Seasonal FTC April to September)

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Flexible/Remote
Salary Competitive
Team Events
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 27th Mar 2022 BST

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

8.38 (7829)

Job Description


This is an exciting role within the ECB Events Department supporting the Head of Safety and Security in the planning and delivery of international, The Hundred and domestic matches. You will also be working with the First Class Counties supporting them in maintaining standards of for crowd safety and crowd behaviour. You will be working with multiple stakeholders both within the ECB, first class counties and external partners.


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 have a passion for world class sports events delivery.

  • You have a strong team ethic and can collaborate positively with multiple stakeholders.

  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment across multiple sites throughout the cricket season.

  • You have a good knowledge of safety and security in delivering elite sports.


  • Supporting the Head of Safety and Security in delivering all ECB safety and security strategies. 

  • Working with the wider ECB Events Team to support the delivery of high-profile matches.

  • Act as the ECBs Safety and Security representative on site at high profile matches

  • Supporting teams (England teams, touring teams, domestic teams) in matters relating to safety and security. 

  • Liaising with Venue Safety Officers to implement ECB’s safety & security plans. 

  • Delivering the planning and operational delivery of security plans for ECB major matches, The Hundred and Men’s and Women’s Internationals.

  • Supporting venues in the provision of all safety and security matters for security, crowd management and counter terrorism plans

  • Supporting the implementation of the ECB anti-discrimination code by international venues. 

  • Monitoring the implementation of safety and security measures at ECB events including adherence with local and national legislation.   


  • A working knowledge of all aspects of crime, safety and security threats and a proven ability to deal with them appropriately and sensitively.

  • Previous experience of working in either a sporting or security environment with proven ability to deliver projects within fixed timeframes.

  • A good working knowledge of safety and security issues in an elite sports environment

  • Excellent communication and administration skills and a proven record of working with multiple stakeholders.

  • A proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humour; understanding the ever-changing events environment which will include unsociable hours. 

  • Full driving licence and ability to travel nationally.


  • Competitive salary - pro rated

  • Holiday - 25 days a year - pro rated

  • 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 Sun 27th Mar 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 Sun 27th Mar 2022