Job Title: Senior Regional Talent Manager

About The Yorkshire County Cricket Club

We are incredibly proud of our 160 years of history and heritage at The Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The extraordinary historical moments we have hosted at Headingley, our decorated County Championship and women’s team, as well as producing the most cricketers to represent England has all established us as the most famous cricket club in the world.

As we acknowledge the recent events, the Club is committed to learning from the past and implementing the significant change required to make The Yorkshire County Cricket Club a place for everyone, from all backgrounds. Our broad programme of transformation and improvement will drive a positive future as a beacon of progress and restore the Club to its rightful place as the beating heart of English cricket again. At the centre of our transformation is our EDI Plan which can be accessed here.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club values equality, diversity and inclusion and believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect. We welcome applications from all individuals but particularly from people who are under-represented in cricket: south-asian communities, females, less well-off families and people with disabilities.

It’s a very exciting time to join The Yorkshire County Cricket Club and help create lasting change.

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a Senior Regional Talent Manager for the Northern Diamonds at The Yorkshire County Cricket Club. In this role, you’ll lead and influence the Northern Diamonds Academy and Counties to develop players through a both collaborative and individualistic approach. You’ll have a chance to ensure that players develop personal excellence through relevant, individualised and outstanding learning and development experiences. You’ll contribute to the development of a talent identification and recruitment strategy for the Region with the aim to ensure programmes are accessible, broadens the player pool and drives diversity and inclusion. You’ll be a key player in supporting Counties in the region to ensure the effective management of talented players. We are seeking someone with hands on experience and a good level of knowledge to help further strengthen our Cricket Operations and take our Northern Diamonds academy to the next level.

For more information, follow the link below for the full job description including selection criteria for the role.

About You

We are seeking a candidate with the following experience and skills:
• Qualified to at least ECB Level 3 (Advanced Coach)
• Demonstrable experience and expertise in the areas of talent identification and development
• Experience of organising, planning, programming and monitoring of individualised player development plans
• Knowledge of the ECB Talent Development Framework and/or alternative NGB frameworks
• An understanding and experience of working within an equity, diversity and inclusion framework including inclusive learning practices
• An understanding of safeguarding and health & safety relevant to the needs of the role

Working at The Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Working at The Yorkshire County Cricket Club, you will benefit from the following:
• Health cash plan provider
• 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays
• Pension contributions
• The Yorkshire County Cricket Club membership
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

To Apply

Please submit your application, including CV and covering letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria to [email protected].

The closing date for application is 12/03/2023. Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing 27/03/2023.

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is committed to recruiting ambitious, talented and diverse individuals who will be vital in enabling the club to set a new bar, making sure that the Club is an inclusive home for aspiring players of the future. We therefore encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We value diversity and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across the sector. We particularly encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups; these are currently under-represented.

Should you have any questions regarding the vacancy, do not hesitate to get into contact with us at [email protected].

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