Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Chief Executive Officer – Vacancy


Worcestershire County Cricket Club (WCCC) is one of the 18 first class county clubs which make up the English and Welsh national cricket structure. WCCC represents the City of Worcester, the County of Worcestershire and other neighbouring, supportive counties.

Having recently secured promotion as Champions, the team will compete at the highest level of the game.

WCCC is a Cricket venue, which seeks to develop an all year round business for entertainment, conferences, meetings and events.  The Club’s ambition is to improve performance across the match and non-match day experience to enable further investments in the club.

A CEO is sought who will set the strategy and provide leadership across all aspects of the Club and will have specific responsibility for the following:

Management and Leadership

Business Strategy

Partnerships and Stakeholders

Ground Development and Management

Human Resources

The role will build on the success of predecessors, and lead the Club through a new medium term phase of change and development, with the expectation of improved performances on and off the field.

Naturally the expectations of the new CEO will be high and although experience of professional cricket is not essential, you must have proven managerial experience and commercial acumen. Leading a small and dynamic team, and liaising with varied stake holders this will require high degrees of inter-personal skills, professionalism and gravitas.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about sport, commercially astute and customer orientated. Your track record will be one of progressive achievement at Director level and your leadership credentials must be exemplary. Your success will be characterised by the delivery of challenging commercial and strategic goals through innovation and stakeholder engagement.

Given the multi-stakeholder environment of professional cricket, this role requires a determined and charismatic personality with the ability to motivate all participants. If you have the qualities required and the desire to succeed in the business of sport please send your CV to our retained consultant, Peter Tucker, at Novo Executive Search and Selection at:


01275 375588