We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative, and motivated Workforce Development Manager to lead our workforce training initiatives in Warwickshire.

About Us

Welcome to Warwickshire Cricket Foundation (WCF), the driving force behind all recreational (non-professional) cricket in the county. In close collaboration with Warwickshire County Cricket Club, WCF is dedicated to making cricket accessible to everyone in Warwickshire.

Our initiatives span across adults, boys, girls, and people with disabilities, covering activities in schools, community hubs, and local clubs. Through coaching and mentoring, we support the development of coaches, officials, and volunteers, crucial to the success of our affiliated clubs and associations.

Join us at WCF, where we play a central role in fostering an inclusive and thriving cricket community.

Our Values: Passion, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, Excellence

We are Bears, and our values are the heartbeat of everything we do:

  • Passion: Genuine passion for what we do
  • Respect: Our history and who we are
  • Innovation: We’re not afraid to be different
  • Diversity: In our people and thinking
  • Excellence: We want to be the best

Why Join Us

When you join us, you’re not just joining a team; you’re becoming part of a family that thrives on excitement, camaraderie, and a relentless pursuit of victory.

This is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. We offer more than just a career; we offer an experience:

  • Passionate Environment: Immerse yourself in the exciting world of cricket, surrounded by like-minded individuals who live and breathe the game.
  • Cutting-Edge Facilities: Work at Edgbaston Stadium, a world-class facility that hosts some of the most thrilling cricket and live events.
  • Exciting Benefits: Enjoy perks like free on-site parking, enhanced pension contributions, private healthcare, Christmas shut down, wellness week, and more.
  • Career Development: Unlock your potential with career development opportunities and a chance to make your mark in the cricket industry.
  • Team Spirit: Be part of a team that celebrates success, supports each other, and makes a real impact.

Joining our team

We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative, and motivated Workforce Development Manager to lead our workforce training initiatives in Warwickshire.

As a team player with excellent cricket coaching, organisational, and communication skills, you will balance attention to detail with a broader perspective. Your passion and knowledge of cricket will be instrumental in collaborating with traditional partners like clubs and schools, while your innovative approach will explore new markets and partners to engage diverse audiences. Whether you have management experience or are prepared to take on additional responsibilities, we are looking for someone who thinks strategically and shares our love for the game, embraces innovation, values diversity, and strives for excellence.

If you’re ready to join a dynamic team where every day is a celebration of cricket, we want to hear from you!

For further information about the role, including detailed responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the official Job Description available here.

How To Apply

Ready to take the plunge into an exciting career with Warwickshire Cricket Foundation? Complete the Warwickshire Cricket Foundation application form here by midnight 21 February 2024.  Should you have any difficulties accessing this form, please contact recruitment@edgbaston.com.

Interviews to be held on 28 March 2024. If you have any questions or require further information, please call Ed McCabe, Head of Recreational Cricket on 07748337880.

Equal Opportunities In Employment Policy Statement

Warwickshire County Cricket Club will ensure that all existing and potential employees receive equal consideration, and is committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, disability, colour, ethnic and national origin, nationality, sexuality, marital status, responsibility for dependants, religion, trade union activity and age (up to 65). 

It is the intention of Warwickshire County Cricket Club that its work force, at all levels, should reflect the composition of the City’s population.  To achieve this Warwickshire County Cricket Club will take active and positive steps to eliminate discrimination, reduce the effects of past discrimination and to promote equality in employment.

Safeguarding Statement

Warwickshire CCC is proud to be at the forefront of safeguarding in cricket. Our commitment extends beyond the cricket field, emphasising the importance of fostering an atmosphere of trust, respect, and protection. Through continuous training, awareness programs, and the implementation of best practices, we strive to create an environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and empowered. We understand the responsibility that comes with engaging with children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and we remain vigilant in upholding the highest standards of safeguarding in all facets of our operations. As such, roles involving any type of Regulated Activity or any interaction with children, young people or vulnerable adults are subjected to a safer recruitment process: ECB DBS clearance is mandatory before taking up the role.