ECB: EW Performance Fast Bowling Coach (3 year fixed term contract) (Deadline – Oct 10)

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England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) 
Loughborough, England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
Posted: 27 September 2023
Link to Apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3727060917/

About the job

Purpose

This exciting role will support the development and preparation of our highest potential international players to ensure the long-term success of the England Women’s team on the international stage.

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 LOVE THIS JOB IF

  • You aspire to develop players who inspire and excite through the way they play.
  • You’re constantly looking to improve players and people.
  • You can adapt to a continuously evolving women’s cricket landscape.
  • You want to make a lasting positive impact on women’s cricket.

YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Developing and preparing players to thrive in international cricket across all formats.
  • Work with an identified group of fast bowlers with a view to optimising their development and workload in collaboration with their Regional Host.
  • Offering clear direction to the Women’s Cricket network on the development and preparation of elite fast bowlers .
  • Working as part of a highly motivated and skilled coaching team across the England Women, England Women’s A’ and EW U19s programmes.
  • Working closely with the Director, EW Cricket, Head of Performance Pathways and Player Insight Lead to establish an effective talent ID and selection process across all programmes for fast bowlers.
  • Co-manage world leading data gathering processes to ensure the England Women development programmes are insight informed
  • Developing the knowledge and skills across the Women’s game to improve the quality of coaches across England & Wales
  • Working alongside the other High Performance Coaches to individualise world leading support.

YOU’LL HAVE

  • Achieved the ECB Advanced Coach (Level 3) qualification, with Specialist Coach (Level 4) qualification desirable (or international equivalent).
  • A proven track record of coaching elite teams and players.
  • A deep understanding of international and Women’s Cricke.
  • A contemporary expertise in areas associated to learning and development.
  • The ability to devise, deliver and manage coaching programmes for individuals, groups and teams.
  • Positively impacted the development of players working in collaboration with an MDT
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High levels of motivation and the resilience required to thrive in a varied and demanding high performance role.
  • Capability and appetite for extensive domestic and international travel.

YOU’LL RECEIVE

  • Holiday – 25 days a year
  • 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 family friendly leave
  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 confidential access to expert services including counselling, wellbeing, and independent legal and financial advice
  • Please note, we are planning to hold the interviews on Tuesday 17th October.

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