Wanted: Pakistan cricket coach
Apr 24, 2007 - 6:24:39 PM

Lahore, April 24 - Do you have an England and Wales Cricket Board's - Level III qualified coaching certificate? Do you have a strong understanding of modern coaching techniques and good computer knowledge? If yes, you may be the candidate the Pakistan Cricket Board - is looking for the post of their national coach.

The PCB has issued an advertisement for the appointment of a new national coach on their official website and has also forwarded it to the International Cricket Council -, boards of the Test playing countries and other international cricket websites, the board said in a press release Tuesday.

The last date for submitting the application for the post is May 15, and the appointment will be made for a period of two years.

The post has been vacant since former coach Englishman Bob Woolmer was murdered in the Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica, March 18 - a day after Pakistan crashed out of the World Cup after being shocked by minnows Ireland in a group stage match in Jamaica.

According to the announcement, the key responsibilities of this position will entail working closely with the Selection Committees and Director Game Development, preparation of game plans, organisation of net sessions and fielding drills, conducting coaching workshop and seminars and maintaining highest level of confidentiality in matters sensitive to the PCB's operational outlook.

It adds that the candidate will be required to demonstrate experience in leading, motivating, mentoring, educating and influencing within a team environment.

The candidate is also expected to have exceptional communication and man-management skills, he must have played professional cricket - at least first class and he must possess good computer knowledge.

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