Regional Under 15s - Midlands Team Manager (Secondment or consultant considered

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: England Men
  • Salary: £100/day plus reasonable expenses
  • Location: National
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 3rd Jan 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Healthcare
Wellness programs
Additional parental leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

PURPOSE

Responsible for leading the organisation and communication of the programme and ensuring a safe environment for all involved. We are looking for an individual with a strong skill set in administration and communication, that is well versed in the pastoral obligations (including residential camps).  Experience of working in similar talent development environments would be beneficial. 

The 2022 U15s Regional programme is scheduled to involve 11 days, for which a daily rate and expenses are paid.   The successful candidate will be required to be available for approximately 11 days between 1st April 2022 to 31st August 2022 including attendance at the Bunbury Festival 2022 (July 31 - August 5).

Closing date for expressions of interest: 3rd January 2022.

Virtual Interviews will be held on either 10th or 12th January 2022.

WHO WE ARE

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.

OUR VALUES

·       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’LL BE DOING

PROGRAMME PLANNING

·       Liaise with National Talent Manager to ascertain framework of pre-Bunbury programme

·       Working with the Head Coach, develop a pre-Bunbury programme (NTM to approve)

·       Book facilities and undertake all logistics for training and matches

·       Ensure that necessary equipment is available for regional coaching sessions and matches

·       Liaise with Men’s Pathway Administrator to complete financial processes

NOMINATION & SELECTION

·       Work closely with PID Lead to ensure a fair and robust selection process is administered

·       Schedule online nominations meeting with ECB Player ID Lead

·       Communicate details of nomination meeting to County colleagues

·       Collate coaches’ scouting/ observation notes

COMMUNICATION

·       Lead all internal (regional management team) organisational communications

·       Lead communications to counties in relation to programming and selection

·       Employ provided templates for external communications

·       Be the initial point of contact for any injury/ selection issues

·       Communicate all injury/ selection issues immediately

·       Communicate squad lists to National Talent Manager, Player ID Lead, and Men’s Pathway Administrator

·       Communicate all pre-competition information to players; including:

o   Schedule

o   Relevant dates and times

o   Venue details

o   Kit and equipment requirements

o   Code of conduct

o   Emergency contact details

o   Medical information and dietary requirements

·       Hold all relevant emergency contact details and medical information for players

·       Ensure that all players and parents have staff (Manager and Coach) contact details

BUNBURY FESTIVAL

·       Be present for the entire competition

·       Be responsible for player safety and welfare as directed by Competition Safeguarding Officer

·       Ensure appropriate staff/player ratio is always maintained (2 members of staff for squad of 14)

·       Be responsible for the punctuality and conduct of the team away from matches

·       Liaise with designated staff

·       Be the main point of contact and communicate relevant information to Men’s Talent Pathway Administrator, scorers and umpires.

GENERAL

·       Ensure a safe environment and always comply with safeguarding guidelines.

·       Operate within designated budget (raise any concerns with NTM)

·       Assist with coaching activities and scouting as directed by the Head Coach or Player ID Lead

·       Role model high standards of personal and professional integrity at all times

·       Undertake other duties as requested by the National Talent Manager

YOU’LL HAVE

·       DBS Compliant

·       Growth-mindset

·       Excellent communicator

·       Energy and passion of support people to achieve their potential

·       Proven experience in the pastoral obligations (including residential camps)

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

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