Vacancy - Jamaica Cricket Association

JOB TITLE:    Technical Director, Jamaica Cricket Association
 
 
JOB SUMMARY

  • Develop contemporary educational and training modules for players, coaches, administrators, curators and umpires designed to improve the game.   
  • Help to coordinate Cricket participation programs throughout Jamaica. 
  • Support the efforts by Jamaica’s clubs, parishes and other stakeholders to improve cricket.
  • Provide technical levels of assistance as and when required by players, coaches and umpires leading to development of these groups to world class status.
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
  • A vast experience in all disciplines of cricket. Previous experience playing and/or coaching at the 1st Class level is a definite advantage.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • At least 5 years experience at a similar position or has been involved as a National Coach at least at the first class level.
  • Minimum Level 3 Cricket Coaching Certificate or Equivalent from an ICC Recognized Coaching Program.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND SPECIALISED TECHNIQUES:
  • Well-developed analytical skills and sound judgement.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Good human relation management skills.
  • Good ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.
  • Expert knowledge of developing Cricketers.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH JOB:
  • Required to work beyond normal hours from time to time.
  • Required to travel to various locations (potential project sites).
  • Relate to the coaching management teams at the West Indies Board on pertinent coaching and player development issues 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

REPORTS TO

Chief Executive Officer
 
 
NATURE OF SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
                            
Carries out the directives of the Board with minimum supervision.
 
 
FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:                                  

(a)  Exercises Functional Authority                        
 
(b)  Receives Functional Authority                          
 
 
LIAISES WITH:                                               

Internally                                                 
All Units within the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA)
 
 
Externally    
West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Cricket Development Unit
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Coordinate development activities aimed at improving the levels of the game in Jamaica, i.e. levels of coaches, umpires, players.
  • Identify and assess emerging talents and develop programs to realize these potentials, especially for age groups 10 and up.
  • Prepare proposals/technical documents such as new plans, coaching clinics and training curriculum for the School of Excellence.
  • Assist in developing relevant databases used to improve the analysis of performances.
  • Sit with all National Selection Committees as a full member.
  • Review and select players for coaching clinics.
  • Appoint coaches and trainers to work with the National Teams.
  • Perform other related duties assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer and the Board.
AUTHORITY TO:
  • Offer technical advice on all aspects of cricket.
  • Appoint coach’s for some coaching positions
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA:                                      
 
The job is satisfactorily performed when:                  
 
Players, coaches and umpires improve to levels stated in the Strategic Plan and beyond.
Review process accepts that objectives have been satisfied.