Personal Development Manager (PDM)

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Personal Development Manager (PDM)

  • Job Title: Personal Development Manager (PDM)
  • Department: Member Services
  • Reports to: Head of Personal Development and Welfare

Job Purpose

Deliver a Personal Development & Welfare Programme (PDWP) to male and female professional cricketers, county academy players and past players within a specified region. Work as part of the PCA PDWP national team, overseen by the PCA Director of Development and Welfare. Support and work closely with the PCA’s expert referral network and all staff at the First Class County Club (FCCC), Regional Women’s Centre and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Job Details

Required Skills & Experience
1-2 years’ experience working in a related field
Demonstrated experience of guiding and supporting people through various transitions, educational and vocational pathways
An in-depth understanding of the issues facing high performers, the impact on their welfare and wellbeing and the challenges of career change
Working with people, ability to relate well to people at all levels; manage conflict effectively; listen, consult with others and communicate proactively; support and care for others; possessing high levels of self-awareness
Demonstrated experience of developing, planning and delivering individual or group support programmes to address either the career, professional development or wellbeing needs of athletes or high performers
Proven experience of building and leveraging relationships to influence, challenge and work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
Demonstrated high levels of experience in planning and facilitating workshops across a broad range of topics and age groups
Strong desire to excel at whatever tasks are at hand, seeking to achieve high levels of professionalism
Quick to respond to problems and devise solutions which achieve objectives, making timely decisions and guiding actions in the context of the bigger picture
Passionate about maintaining and bettering standards of service for cricketers
Experience of working with young & adult performers
Prepared to work flexible hours and travel throughout a designated region
Computer literacy, including MS office
Full and clean driving licence.
Pay rate
£32-36k depending on experience plus 5k car


Contact Information

Lord's Cricket Ground, Saint John's Wood Road, London, UK