BCCI looks for professional manager

It’s possible that two "Team Managers’’ would be selected for a period of 12 months; one for the senior team and another for the India under-19 and 'A’ teams.

The candidates have been given a timeline of 5 p.m., July 21 to apply and the short listed candidates are likely to be interviewed on July 22 by a panel consisting of BCCI and CoA members.   -  AFP

The BCCI has invited applications from interested candidates who have played good level of cricket, preferably first class of international, for the post of  "Team Manager’’ of the senior India men’s team.

The candidates have been given a timeline of 5 p.m., July 21 to apply and the short listed candidates are likely to be interviewed on July 22 by a panel consisting of BCCI and CoA members.

It’s possible that two "Team Managers’’ would be selected for a period of 12 months; one for the senior team and another for the India under-19 and 'A’ teams.  
 

Some of the other criteria enumerated by the BCCI  for potential candidates  is that they should have (a) successfully managed a cricket team of any of the affiliated units of BCCI or the national teams, at the first class or at the international level, or (ii) have a minimum of ten years of work experience in public/private sector (b) should possess sound knowledge of cricket including the laws and playing conditions (c) should have successfully cleared a graduate programme conducted by a recognised university.

A masters degree is desirable (d)  should be comfortable with and possess a good understanding of latest technologies / trends in sports software and ability to utilise the same (e) should be below the age of 60 years with an ability to withstand the rigours of the International cricket schedule of the team (f) should be an Indian passport holder and well travelled to major cricket playing nations (g) should be able to demonstrate complete knowledge of the rules and regulations of the game, awareness of the BCCI, it’s functioning and the ability to manage the expectations of its stakeholders (h) have communication skills befitting the manager of an international team; candidate must demonstrate proficiency in English and Hindi language and basic understanding of other regional Indian languages will be an added advantage 

The candidate should also (i) llustrate experiences at work where excellent interpersonal skills are demonstrated, including managing media relations (j) should have an impeccable record, devoid of any past or current disputes, with any of the affiliated BCCI units, BCCI and any of it’s stakeholders and (k)  and have other attributes such as people skills, team work, decision making, strong value system, report writing, time management.
 

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