People Consultant (Recruitment) flexible & part-time role (3 day week equivalent)


Generalist HR Partner to the business developing relationships with managers and leaders across the business.  Supporting the Head of HR on delivering on all aspects of the people lifecycle to include ER/people management and onboarding with a strong focus on recruitment to deliver fair, diverse and robust assessment and selection processes for all recruitment across all roles and at all levels within ECB.



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 experience as an HR practitioner with previous experience managing recruitment

  • You have a talent for spotting potential and engaging with a diverse audience to showcase the ECB as a great place to work  

  • You have an outstanding track record of engaging stakeholders at all levels 



  • Partnering with hiring managers across the ECB ensuring a deep understanding of business strategy and people needs and implement high-quality HR practices.

  • Working with hiring managers, leaders and other key stakeholders to understand the skills required to deliver Inspiring Generations 2.0

  • Working with managers to drive the inclusion and diversity agenda in every aspect of the employee life cycle. Coach and mentor business leaders to build a strong community of leaders that will improve the development of the business and the success of their teams.

  • Consulting with line management and provide HR guidance when appropriate, including recruitment, talent development, performance management, and employee relations.

  • Managing HR operation activities: e.g. drafting offer letters, on-boarding of new employees, leaving process.

  • Planning and driving ECB recruitment process based on business requirement including candidate attraction ensuring a focus on diverse talent pools by identifying new opportunities and partners to reach candidates from a range of different backgrounds. Utilise recruitment tools to minimise unconscious bias. Management of the end to end vacancy life cycle from role identification through to offer management.

  • Managing ECB employer branding across appropriate channels including but not limited to Linked IN, the cricket network, partners and other 3rd parties and social media to ensure diverse shortlist.

  • Creating diverse assessment panels to address unconscious bias in recruitment processes.

  • Other recruitment: ATS portal management (BeApplied); vendor management; Interviewing; Assessment centre coordination when needed; direct sourcing, research and engagement; proactive recruitment pipeline development; provide recruitment analytics as required


  • HR qualification with demonstrable HR generalist work experience including employee relations and performance management

  • In-depth knowledge of recruitment best practice including research, direct sourcing and first-class interviewing skills  

  • Demonstrable experience of building recruitment processes with I&D values at the core.

  • High EQ and interpersonal skills to ensure excellent stakeholder management

  • Self-motivated, diligent and responsive, responsible, accountable, resilient and able to adapt to change quickly

  • Growth mindset – ability to demonstrate success through learning and improvement



  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days’ holiday (pro-rated)

  • Private medical insurance 

  • Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Life assurance

  • 30% discount on New Balance items

Role posted - 2021-02-01T18:13:15Z 6:13pm, 1st Feb 2021 GMT