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Cricket Australia: Men’s Team And Operations Lead (Deadline – June 26)

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Cricket Australia  
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Hybrid)
Posted: 10 June 2022
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About the job

Men’s Team And Operations Lead

  • Amazing FT role in a leading sporting organisation
  • Support the day-to-day operations of the Australian Men’s cricket program
  • Extensive international and domestic travel required

Here’s the deal…

We’re looking for a driven Men’s Team and Operations Lead to join our Operations team. This role will fulfill a team manager function in support of designated tours, which will include international and domestic travel, as well as administration support of the Australian men’s teams.

Reporting to the Head of Team Operations you’ll be responsible for managing the touring operations and logistics for the Australian men’s teams (including national and pathway teams) for designated domestic and international tours.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a purpose driven organisation. Uniting and inspiring communities through Cricket is our culture, and we’ve never been prouder of the role our people play in making Cricket a sport for all Australians.

About the role

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Support the day to day operations of the Australian men’s teams (including national and pathway teams) for designated domestic and international tours and camps, including responsibility for overall player and staff squad operations, logistics, tour schedules and team administration.
  • Perform Team Manager duties for designated tours and camps, including:

o Accompany the relevant team on designated tours and team camps.

o Logistical, operational and day to day support of the of the teams.

o Player appearance request and approval process.

o Health and welfare support of the team and support staff.

  • Lead the preparation and/or negotiation of tour agreements with overseas boards for designated international tours.
  • Overseeing administrative duties of male program operational requirements, including player appearances, contract entitlements, and reimbursements.
  • Dealing with internal and external stakeholders and building solid and long-lasting relationships.

About you

You’ll have:

  • Resilience, agility, adaptability, and a ‘no excuses’ approach to work
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise and execute multiple tasks
  • IT proficiency
  • Problem solving capabilities, with proven ability to deliver operational efficiencies across systems and procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience setting and managing significant annual budgets
  • Proven budget management skills
  • Contract management experience
  • Ideally a background in cricket or a high performance sporting environment, but more importantly an understanding of and passion for the game

Sound like you? Let’s do this!

The work we do across Australian Cricket stretches across the sporting and entertainment industries – which means there are all kinds of opportunities for bright-minded, passionate and friendly people.

Cricket’s a sport for all Australians and our workplace reflects that. To deliver the best services and to achieve our vision of being a sport for all Australians, we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and LGBTIQ+ people.

Vaccinations for our workers provide a key contribution to getting Cricket on, and keeping our players, workers and fans safe this summer. In order to support this, Cricket Australia is mandating vaccinations for all of their employees and will be asking about vaccination status as part of our employment process.

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 5 extra 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 5pm Sunday 26 June 2022.


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