Careers

Cricket is New Zealand’s premier summer sport with 170,000 people currently playing the game, making it one of the most widely played sports in the country.

NZC’s vision is focused on ensuring cricket is a game that can be played anywhere, by anyone. Whatever their circumstances, New Zealanders will be given every reason to celebrate and engage with cricket as their game.

We have a high-performance culture, underpinned by quality people, systems and facilities, helping to produce winning BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS who inspire the nation and represent the best of New Zealand’s values and culture.

Cricket is one family, with quality and consistency that nurtures the game at all level and provides pathways towards success on the international stage. NZC takes a global approach and perspective to our activities for the betterment of the game in New Zealand.
We’re a passionate and enthusiastic organisation committed to living and breathing our purpose: connecting New Zealanders through our spirit of cricket.

Vacancies

Call for nominations of Directors

We are pleased to advise you that the Canterbury Cricket Association AGM will be held on Wednesday 30th October 2019 in the Upires Pavilion, Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

As per The Canterbury Cricket Constitution, each year there are two Board Members position available for election.

This year there are four vacant Board positions as follows: Two Directors are retiring by rotation but will be seeking re-election, one co-opted Director will be seeking election and one Director who has resigned their position.

This notice is formal advice that nominations for the position of Director are now open and must be received in writing to the Chief Executive Officer by 5pm on Tuesday 27th September 2019.
The Canterbury Cricket Association is seeking applications for Board Members from individuals who believe that they have what it takes to be an inspirational leader.

The persons being sought will bring all or some of the following:
• An affinity for and understanding of the community game in Canterbury
• The ability to think strategically
• A commercial perspective, including financial experience;
• Previous Management or board-level experience

The Canterbury Cricket Association strategic plan, can be found here.
Your completed curriculum vitae, together with a covering letter, should be sent in confidence to the Canterbury Cricket Association CEO, Jez Curwin – Jcurwin@canterburycricket.org.nz

Applications close 5pm on Tuesday 27th September 2019.

Please note that interviews for the three Director positions will take place and be announced by Friday 11th October 2019
If you have any questions regarding these voluntary positions please contact The Canterbury Cricket Board Member, Andrew McRae at andrew@gressons.co.nz

Central Districts Cricket  - Directors

Central Districts Cricket Association (CDCA) is governed by a board of seven volunteer directors who are elected for a three-year term at the Annual General Meeting, following recommendation by a Board Appointments Panel. Two directors will retire by rotation at the AGM with both directors seeking re-election.

Applications are now open to candidates who can demonstrate a mix of strengths across the key skills and competencies outlined in a framework that aims to deliver outstanding governance leadership and includes an ability to engage in original thinking that will drive the sport forward across the region.

In addition, Directors may also possess specific strengths in a range of areas including: broadcasting/media, finance, marketing/communications, high performance sport and organisational development, amongst others. In delivering a game for all New Zealanders, CDCA is committed to encouraging diversity and inclusion across gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and religion.

Directors must be prepared to undergo regular governance reviews and be willing to develop their personal governance capabilities by completing programmes such as 'Governance 101 for Cricket' through Sport NZ.

Applications close on 27 September 2019. Applicants should apply by email to Pete de Wet, CDCA CEO at Pete@cdcricket.co.nz attaching their cover letter and CV. 

Please note that interviews for the positions will commence the week of 8 October 2019.

Northern Districts Board Members

Northern Districts Cricket Association presents an opportunity for four suitably qualified people to join its Board. A list of desired attributes include:

  • A minimum of two (2) female directors
  • A minimum of one (1) director having strong high-performance sport knowledge (cricket preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) director having strong organisational change/Human Resource experience
  • A minimum of one (1) director having willingness and appropriate experience to chair
  • A minimum of one (1) director having community sport knowledge (cricket preferred)
  • A minimum of one (1) director having strong health and safety, and risk management experience in the sporting organisation or not-for-profit sector.

The ND Board, over time, wishes to be more representative of its constituents. That is, ND Cricket would like to see a Board that has representation from both genders, from different age brackets, and include a mix of ethnic groups including Maori.

The capacity to commit a reasonable amount of unpaid time and energy is also assumed to be a given for people looking to secure a place on the ND Board.

To apply please email your covering letter and CV to Chief Executive ben@ndca.co.nz by COB Friday 11th October 2019.

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER 

NZC is inviting applications for the role of Chief Medical Officer.

Our current Chief Medical Officer is retiring from this role at the end of October, creating this unique opportunity.

You will be provide direct medical expertise and guidance for our male and female national team players, liaising with NZC professionals and other medical experts as required.  In addition you will be responsible for governance relating to medical policy and procedures guided by ICC standards as well as developing and managing relationships within NZC and the network of medical sports professionals in New Zealand.

You have unique expertise in sports medicine as well as the ability to build trust and confidence with our high performance support team at NZC, all our players and the greater cricket network.  You are appropriately qualified, understand what matters and why and how to balance conflicting priorities.

This is a part time, fixed term role commencing November 2019 and finishing around 30 April 2023, approximately 0.2 full time equivalent.

We invite expressions of interest through Seek with a CV and detailed covering letter and look forward to hearing from you. For more information or to apply click here.


WHITE FERNS Physiotherapist

NZC is now inviting applications for the position of WHITE FERNS Physiotherapist for the upcoming season. This role is a huge part of the team and will be responsible for the diagnosis and management of injury and illness for the WHITE FERNS, including clinical reasoning and complete and comprehensive player rehabilitation plans related to short and long-term injuries on an individual basis. You’ll have enthusiasm for the role, an ability to operate ethically and with integrity, and a mindset which embraces learning and change. With the ability to contribute to team culture, you’ll help promote unity and performance on and off the field.

For more information or to apply click here.

WHITE FERNS Team Manager

NZC is now inviting applications for our WHITE FERNS Team Manager for the upcoming season. This role is key to the team and will focus on organising and supporting the WHITE FERNS team, including providing quality administrative support, so that the Head Coach of WHITE FERNS and players are able to focus on their prime responsibilities. The WHITE FERNS Team Manager is responsible for the administration and management of the team (players and support staff) and the welfare of all of the team members, from the time the team departs on a tour (domestically or international) until the return of the team.

For more information or to apply click here.

APPRENTICE TURF MANAGER

Our turf management team based at our High Performance Centre in Lincoln have a critical role in planning, preparing and maintaining grounds to the highest standards for cricket training and tournaments. You love the outdoors, enjoy hands-on practical work and want to learn a trade from an experienced team of professionals and you're prepared to work hard. 

Sound like you? We'd love to hear from you. Apply here through Seek with a cover letter and CV.

One Role – Two Sports – Double the Opportunities

Netball Waikato Bay of Plenty and Northern Districts Cricket have a unique opportunity for a highly motivated events and/or communications professional to contribute to the events and communications activities of both organisations.

The role of Events & Communications Officer is a new role, to be equally split between the two sports and organisations. The Events & Communications Officer will work mainly for ND Cricket in Spring & Summer, and mainly for Netball WBOP in Autumn and Winter. They will work in close collaboration with the Netball WBOP and ND Cricket staff teams, based in Hamilton, and our key strategic event partners – Netball New Zealand & New Zealand Cricket, venues, ticketing agencies and commercial & grant funding partners.

 The Events & Communications Officer will contribute to the planning, coordinating and delivery of the Netball WBOP events (Magic and Beko League home games, Zone tournaments, and special events), ND Cricket event (NZC internationals, Northern Knights and Spirit home games) and the organisation’s communications activities, primarily via digital and social media channels. The role is suited to an events or comms administrator/officer, with at least 1 year’s work experience.

 Applications are open now: Send your CV and covering letter to Ashley Livingstone, Netball WBOP Events & Comms Lead Ashley.livingstone@netballwbop.co.nz outlining your experience relevant to this position.

Applications close at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, 29th September 2019, with interviews to be Friday 4th October.

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Northern Spirit Assistant Coach

Take the next step in your coaching career with Northern Districts. Help develop the future of women's cricket.

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Southland Boys' High School Cricket Coach - Summer Position

Do you have a passion for cricket and an ability to inspire, motivate and encourage young people through sport?

Invercargill Southland Boys High School are looking for a Player Coach or General Coach to foster the development of emerging young cricketing talent during the upcoming season.

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