Scouting and Talent Identification Opportunity

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Scouting and Talent Identification Opportunity

Western Storm are actively seeking expressions of interest in order to grow our Talent Identification and Scouting team. Applicants would be required to travel to County Age Group fixtures and observation days around the region in order to identify and report on talent in the region. Western Storm are the South West regional team covering Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wales and Wiltshire and in order to ensure that we create the most robust Talent Identification process we possibly can, we would like to recruit a number of individuals to helps us cover this vast Geographical region.

Role Objectives and Key Responsibilities
The below list is an indication of what will likely be involved in the role, though this is not exhaustive and may change depending on the demands of the summer.
• To attend Pathway fixtures throughout the Summer Programme to observe specific players, as instructed by the Senior Regional Talent Manager (SRTM) and Regional Talent Managers (RTMs).
• Provide a written report on each player’s performance during the day. The report is to be aligned to “The Western Storm Player” document (to be released imminently).
• Have discussions with county coaches, where relevant, to gain any additional relevant information on player performance.
• Attend observation days for Western Storm Pathway (where possible).
• Input to Western Storm Pathway selection meetings, with information relevant to any decision making process being undertaken.
• Aid and assist with any amendments to the reporting form, to make the most effective process for reporting on players.

Job Details

Depending on experience
Required Skills & Experience
• A proven interest in the women and girls’ game within the Western Storm region.
• Knowledge and experience of the skills required for a player in pathway cricket, and an ability to make accurate reflections on performances.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Valid UK Driving License, and the ability to travel across the region to fixtures and observation days where required.
• ECB Safeguarding Certification.
• Successful candidates will be required to undergo an ECB enhanced disclosure checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
• All applicants must have a right to work in the UK.


Contact Information

Somerset County Cricket Club, Saint James Street, Taunton, UK