Operations Manager Employment Opportunity – Uganda Cricket Association (UCA)

Job Title:   Operations Manager   

Organisation: Uganda Cricket Association (UCA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) exists to govern and grow the game of cricket in Uganda, providing year-round programs at every level to drive success, inspiring unity and diversity. We are forward-thinking and motivated to succeed.  We intend to succeed on the world stage and be the sport that Uganda is most proud of.

 

Job Summary:  We are motivated by ambitious goals and inspired by the exceptional people that we work with and are looking for an Operations Manager resident in Uganda who will report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

 

To support the CEO in implementing UCA’s Strategic plans by proactively managing Business As Usual tasks (BAU) as well as being involved in the strategic planning for the Association utilizing organizational expertise, personal skills, and cricket knowledge to build strong relationships internally and externally.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identification and communication of everything that is going on within Cricket, being an expert on activities, plans, finance, regulation, development, national teams in order to enable the right decision making and to impact the overall strategy and future of Cricket in Uganda.
  • Managing all administrative, logistical, and operational aspects of all regional and national domestic tournaments for men and women (including suitable age groups for both boys and girls).
  • Professional and strategic engagement with all key Cricket stakeholders from identifying key influencers, to initiating and managing initiatives and ideas including, but not limited to, hosting, weekly updates, inviting counter-parties to events, and building a strong partnership by understanding their needs and providing them with value add in terms of good reporting, regular updates, and insights.
  • Drive success of overall UCA objectives through partnership and teamwork with all Cricket stakeholders, understanding the fundamentals of each team and working with specialists (Development, Accounts, National Teams, National Council of Sports, International Council of Cricket, Media and Commercial to maximize the value and passion of Cricket to each stakeholder.
  • Effective problem solving and upfront management of expectations through communicating up and out clearly and calmly when faced with issues, specifically delays, regulatory or compliance concerns whilst owning the resolution of any issues that may arise.
  • Identify and unblock any issues that might hamper Cricket growth; managing internal constraints within UCA and other counter-parties.
  • Managing the provision of suitable support and resources to the Uganda national and representative teams that sustain a world-class high-performance culture.
  • Developing and overseeing a nationwide set of rules, regulations, playing conditions and policies which sanctions and supports the domestic cricket structure in Uganda.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a University degree. Specialty in Sports Management is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of professional experience
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, ever-changing environment
  • Intellectual curiosity and humility
  • Confident personality with excellent communication, presentational, listening, and influencing skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, multi-task, prioritize and handle a diverse workload
  • Decisive, detail orientated, enthusiastic, problem solver
  • Ability to work with experts in driving solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and patience
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Super-generalist with expertise in a wide range of commercial, marketing and technical areas.
  • Proven strong organizational and planning skills
  • Good knowledge of Cricket will be an added advantage.
  • Sound experience in relationship management, operations management, key account management and project management

 

How to Apply:

If you feel you can meet the challenge please submit a sealed cover letter, resume, and two recent work references, to:

 

The Chief Executive Officer,

Uganda Cricket Association,

P.O. Box 8346 Kampala, Uganda

 

Or

 

Hand deliver to the Association’s Headquarters at:

National Council of Sports Headquarters,

Lugogo Indoor Stadium Complex.

Behind the MTN Arena.

 

Or email: info@ugandacricket.com

 

All applications sent by email should either be word or pdf documents.

 

Deadline: Monday 17th January 2022 by 5:00pm (EAT)

 

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