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To assume overall control of operational safety management issues on an event day and on non-event days to be a principal adviser to the ground management on all spectator-related safety issues. To ensure all events at the Riverside are operated safely and in line with Club policy and procedures. To liaise with all stakeholders involved in the safe operation of events at the ground and ensure there is a joined-up approach to safety. To meet all requirements of the Club’s Safety Certificate in relation to events at the venue. To network with other people involved in event safety within and outside of cricket and use the networking to review and refine operations at the Riverside. To be the key point of contact for the governing body, local authority and other event safety bodies on all matters relating to event safety at the venue.

Job Details

Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience
• Knowledge of safety and security arrangements in crowded places, including counter
terror experience
• Experience of fulfilling a role in spectator safety management at sporting events
• NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in Spectator Safety Management or be prepared to work
towards this qualification
• Strong leadership, organisational and communication skills to individuals and large
• Ability to work in pressurised environment and make sound and timely decisions
• Awareness of customer service and how it dovetails with event safety
• Ability to formulate and deliver detailed operational plans, including dealing with
contingency planning and risk assessments
• Must be able to work with minimum supervision and manage time and priorities
• Computer literate, familiar with Microsoft Office or similar packages


Contact Information

Durham Cricket, Chester-le-Street, UK
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