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Cricket Australia: Senior National Infrastructure Manager (Deadline – Dec 15)

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Cricket Australia  
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Posted: 1 December 2021
Link to Apply:

About the job

Senior National Infrastructure Manager

  • Leading sporting organisation
  • Drive the development and implementation of a national infrastructure framework
  • An extra week off a year!

    Cricket has been Australia’s favourite sport for over a century now. And as the central administrative body for the great game, it’s the people who work with us here at Cricket Australia who make that happen.

    We’re over 100 years old now – and still not out! As we keep delivering cricket content to millions of fans around the country and globally, we’ve never been prouder of the role we play in bringing communities together.
    You can play your part too.

    Reporting to the Head of Government Relations and Infrastructure, in this role you will develop an overarching infrastructure framework for Australian Cricket and coordinate resources to deliver against this vision. This role is big on stakeholder engagement and you will collaborate closely with Cricket Australia departments, State and Territory Associations, venue managers government partners and the broader cricket community.

    About the role

    We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering world class cricket facilities.
    Specifically, you will be responsible for:
  • Developing a national infrastructure framework and implementation plans to ensure that Australian Cricket is providing high quality cricket facilities
  • Developing and implementing best practice infrastructure portfolio and program management methodologies, systems and processes
  • Driving the framework and current major developments for International Cricket and W/BBL Venues, aligned with community, high performance and match venue strategies
  • Collaborating with the Australian Cricket Government Relations team to source government funding for priority community, high performance and stadia projects
  • Consultation with Governments, regional planning authorities and other sports
  • Providing strategic advice and support on design solutions, procedures and technical issues, plus preparation of necessary reports to a broad audience
  • Ensuring future trends in the industry are captured within the national framework

    About you

    To succeed in this role, you will have:
  • Experience working on major projects and facilities developments, within the sports industry or in other sectors
  • Experience at a senior level with infrastructure and financial responsibility as a cost or profit centre manager
  • Demonstrated experience in the leadership, development and management of staff
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate contracts and manage and evaluate contractual documentation
  • Experience in change management, resource management and risk mitigation
  • Contemporary knowledge of statutory planning processes
  • Experience in legislative interpretation and implementation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Relationship building and multi-level stakeholder management nationally
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to manage concurrent complex tasks
  • Strategic planning
  • Strong team orientation
  • Current (or willing to obtain) a Working With Children Check and permit

    Sound like you? Let’s do this!

    Cricket’s a sport for all Australians and our workplace reflects that. Your age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or religion won’t impact whether or not you’re part of the team. It’s your drive to do great work that’ll help you shine. At Cricket we are committed to providing a safe environment for everyone involved in our sport including children.

    We work flexibly and offer extensive employee benefits including a range of discounts from fashion and travel to groceries and electronics! Salary packaging options and discounts with our corporate partners. We also have an extra 5 days off a year!

    If you want to learn more about how we play then apply now – we are looking forward to meeting you!

    Please submit your resume & cover letter outlining your experience meeting the key criteria by Wednesday, 15 December 2021 at 5pm.


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