Cricket is New Zealand’s premier summer sport. With 150,000 people currently playing the game, it is one of the most widely played sports in the country.
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) provides vision, direction and guidance to cricket at all levels of the game. Our purpose is to develop the best players, coaches and officials possible; to embrace the “New Zealand Way” of playing and administering the game; to cultivate and nurture engaged cricket fans, to promote a sustainable financial model, and to grow the best structures, people and processes to take the game forward.
NZC consists of around sixty employees, plus a number of seasonal contractors, based across the Lincoln High Performance Centre in Christchurch and the Auckland Support Services Office. We’re a passionate and enthusiastic team committed to living and breathing our core Values:
• Cricket First
• One Team
• Be The Best I Can Be
• Walk The Talk
• Raise The Bar
• Appreciate And Celebrate
New Zealand Cricket Vacancies
ICC U19 CWC Tournament Director
New Zealand will be hosting the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup in 2018, a key event in the ICC calendar.
The Tournament Director/General Manager will be tasked with the smooth planning and successful delivery of the event. The role will be responsible for leading and integrating a range of program areas including cricket operations, support services, technology, transport, venue operations, security, logistics, overlay, broadcast liaison and team services. You’ll be liaising with a number of high profile stakeholders including ICC representatives, central and local government, competing nations’ national teams and support staff, and venue authorities.
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have:
• Demonstrated experience delivering major event operations on an international and/or domestic stage.
• Extensive contract drafting and negotiation experience
• Experience in managing complex stakeholder relations.
• Experience in delivering complex projects to non-negotiable deadlines.
• Experience in leading and building strong multi-functional teams.
This is a full-time, fixed term role which will be based at New Zealand Cricket’s offices in Grafton, Auckland. You’ll be working closely with NZC staff throughout the planning phase and during the Tournament.
Candidates should email a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. A position description is available below. Applications close on 5 September 2016
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