15 February, 2018

7444 Women’s Cricket Development Officer

Vanuatu Cricket Association

Port Vila, Vanuatu 
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description:
The Vanuatu Cricket Association (VCA) is the national governing body for the game of cricket in Vanuatu and one of the country’s leading sporting organisations. The association is now welcoming applications for the position of Women’s Cricket Development Officer based in the nation’s capital, Port Vila.

The Women’s Cricket Development Officer will foster women’s cricket development by working with the VCA development team and the women’s cricket department to promote female participation in cricket. Their role will be to ensure the cricket infrastructure (schools, clubs, development officers, cricket ambassadors, coaches, volunteers, administrators, local and national government bodies) creates positive cricket experiences for all female participants and women’s cricket in Vanuatu prospers with sustainable participation growth.

  • Reports to the Women’s Cricket Manager
  • Work with the General Manager, High Performance Manager, Administration Officer, Development Officers, and other relevant Vanuatu Cricket staff to plan womens competitions for the new year
  • Organise and facilitate all womens senior competitions; as an official, with team warm ups and ground set up, as appointed by Vanuatu Cricket including Womens Club Cricket
  • Organise and facilitate all girls junior competitions; as an official, with team warm ups and ground set up, as appointed by Vanuatu Cricket
  • Enter of all scorecards into CricHQ after the completion of each round match
  • Ensure that grounds are marked, stumps/bails, scorebooks, stationery, scoreboards and balls are organised prior to competition
  • Ensure that there is cricket gear available at each ground prior to competition
  • Liaise with CUAV and the Training & Education Officer to ensure that there are umpires and scorers rostered on for each match of competitions
  • Liaise with women’s cricket clubs in Port Vila to ensure they understand where and when their matches will be held and all other relevant information
  • Assist clubs with team trainings prior to competitions
  • Assist Cricket Development Officers in planning, organising and facilitating school programs
  • Assist the Training and Education Officer in training women in umpiring, scoring and coaching
  • Work with the High Performance Coach in identifying talented girls from schools in Port Vila
  • Work with the Development manager assisting in planning and facilitating regional cricket competitions
  • Assist the Women’s Cricket Manager with writing regular press releases
  • Work with the competitions coordinator to enter scorecards from competitions into CricHQ
  • Plan and facilitate community programs targeting female participation including additional training for talented cricketers and Cricket i Blong Evriwan
  • Assist girls from schools in finding a club team
  • Carry out promotion activities with/for Vanuatu Cricket sponsors
  • Assist the Development Supervisor and Vanuatu Cricket as required.
      • Experience in coaching cricketers
      • A sound knowledge and understanding of cricket, the rules and its culture
      • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
      • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
      • The ability to teach and interact with people of all ages
      • The ability to work to deadlines, maintain a flexible approach and contribute to a team environment
      • The ability to assist in the development and implementation of operational strategies
      • Intermediate computer knowledge
      • Be committed to working with and helping children, women, the disabled and all other new cricket participants
      • Be able to write schedules that do not clash with other activities
      • Be able to roster Vanuatu Cricket Development staff to tasks
      • Be able to communicate rosters and schedules to everyone involved
      • Be prepared to talk with other Vanuatu Cricket staff about new ideas and what Vanuatu Cricket is doing
      • Be prepared to be a role model for all cricket players and Vanuatu Cricket Rostered Development Officers
      • Ability to uphold the Spirit of Cricket
      • Ability to uphold the ICC and VCA Code of Conduct
      • Ability to adhere to the Anti-Racism, Anti-Doping, Anti-Corruption and Child Protection Policies of the VCA and ICC.


              Dependent upon experience and qualifications.



              How To Apply:
              Interested applicants will need to submit a cover letter and résumé to Pierre Chilia, General Manager, of the Vanuatu Cricket Association at the details listed below.

              Contact Person:

              Pierre Chilia, General Manager, Vanuatu Cricket Association


              (T) +678 23245 | (M) +678 5519335
              PO Box 240, Independence Park, Port Vila, Vanuatu

               Not Stated
                            15-February-18 Direct from Employer

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