Team / Match Official Security Liaison Officers (22 roles)

England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB)
 
Location Various, UK
Posted 05/01/2017
Closes 16/01/2017
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Events & Operations
Contract Type Contract
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive
 

Job Description

Overall purpose

The overall purpose of this role is to ensure the safe and secure communications and operational

delivery between the competing teams/match day officials and the security directorate in ICC

Champions Trophy and the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 so the players and match officials are able

to focus solely on preparing and competing at the tournaments in a safe and secure environment.

This role will be the primary link between the Venue Security Managers and the Teams/Managers

dealing with a wide variety of safety and security focused tasks at arrival and international departure

points, training venues, official functions, hotels and transport routes to and from these locations as well

as the match day venues.

Role Context / Organisation Structure

The England & Wales Cricket Board is hosting the ICC Champions Trophy and the Women’s World

Cup in June and July of 2017.

The ICC CT 2017 is an elite 50 over cricket event for the top eight one day international nations in the

MRF ICC ODI Rankings. The tournament has been staged previously in Bangladesh (1998), Kenya

(2000), Sri Lanka (2002), England (2004), India (2006), South Africa (2009) and England (2013).

The ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 is the pinnacle of the Women’s 50 over game and will have the top

eight one day international nations, as reflected in the MRF ICC ODI rankings, competing to lift the

coveted World Cup on 23 July 2017 at Lord’s cricket ground in London.

Both events are a great opportunity to showcase cricket at its absolute best and a fantastic opportunity

for the England & Wales Cricket Board to put on an amazing event on behalf of the ICC. It’s a really

exciting time to be involved in the sport of cricket and a great opportunity for the right person to build

on their skills in international events.

The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 fixtures will be played at The Oval in London, Edgbaston in

Birmingham and Cardiff in South Wales. The Women’s World Cup 2017 will be played at Bristol,

Somerset, Leicester and Derby with the Final at Lord’s in London.

The role involves:

  • Acting as a representative for ICC CT17/ICC WWC17, assisting the Team Manager to ensure
  • the security requirements of the Team are implemented in an efficient and timely manner,
  • utilising the security plans provided
  • Working closely with the Baggage Master delivering an efficient process for all kit movements
  • Preparing daily reports / updates on any safety or security issues that arise, ensuring that the
  • Venue Security Managers are appraised of any incidents or information immediately
  • Liaising with Team Liaison Officers regarding freight movements and transport changes
  • Liaising with the dedicated private security supervisor at hotels and training grounds
  • Liaising with the Venue Security Managers regularly but particularly on match days to ensure
  • arrival and departure processes are in place and functional
  • Assisting Travel and Logistics with arrival and departure from the tournament
  • Establishing an excellent working relationship with all venue operations staff Venue Base
  • Coordinator/Venue Managers and team services staff
  • The role holder must understand the need for punctuality and deadlines.

Expertise:

  • Previous experience of working in a sporting and event delivery environment is essential
  • Experience of working in a team sport environment or with high profile individuals in a security
  • environment
  • Must demonstrate an awareness of threat, risk and intelligence gathering applicable to the
  • tournaments
  • Ability to identify and prioritise specific tasks
  • A S.I.A license is desirable although not essential as this function is not a close protection
  • role.

Complexity:

The complexity and type of problems encountered by this role are in its nature varied and at times

difficult to predict, a successful candidate would need a proven track record of being able to manage

multiple clients and to build working relationships rapidly.

Impact

The role holder has responsibility for building relationships with the CT 2017 and WWC 2017 Teams.

Influence

The role holder is required to interact with Security and Team Services primarily, however you will be

expected to work with all functional areas as and when required.

The role holder must have excellent communication skills with an awareness of various cultures.

Resource

The role holder has responsibility for liaising between the LOC and the Team Management to ensure

the smooth delivery of team operations. There will be no direct reports or budget management.

Other

The role will involve being away travelling between venues throughout the tournaments

Training will be held on a Saturday and Sunday in April 2017.

Interviews for this role will take place on 23, 24 and 25 January 2017.

England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

The England and Wales Cricket Board is the governing body for all cricket in England and Wales. ECB provides support for the game far beyond the boundaries of just international and first class cricket.

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