Senior Executive - Cricket Data Collection

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About summary

CricViz has established itself as the market leader in the collection, analysis and dissemination of data across the world’s leading cricket competitions. CricViz’s future growth strategy is based around the development of a new suite of market leading products to support its clients across the Broadcast and Media, Professional Teams and Betting Segments.

Job description

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated individual to lead our cricket data collection efforts. As a Sr Executive, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy, completeness, depth and timeliness of our cricket-related data. Your expertise will contribute to the enhancement of our cricket database and analytics.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the cricket data collection team, providing guidance, training, and mentorship to junior data collectors.
  • Be responsible to capture advanced level data for each ball that is bowled.
  • Drive the collection of cricket match data, including scores, player statistics, match events, and historical records.
  • Attend live cricket matches/watch live streams, analyze game dynamics, and capture real-time data accurately.
  • Collaborate with external data providers and leagues to source additional cricket data.
  • Implement quality control measures to maintain data accuracy and consistency.
  • Conduct regular audits of the cricket database to identify and rectify discrepancies.
  • Stay informed about cricket rules, player transfers, and match schedules.
  • Collaborate with data analysts to identify trends and insights from collected data.
  • Assist in developing and improving data collection processes and tools.
  • Provide regular reports to management on data collection progress, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Open to work in shifts based on the match schedule.
  • Working from our Mumbai office is mandatory.

Requirements

  • In-depth knowledge of cricket, including rules, player profiles, and historical context.
  • Proven experience in sports data collection, preferably in cricket.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in data entry tools and software.
  • Leadership abilities and the capacity to motivate and guide a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Willingness to travel and attend live cricket matches (including evenings and weekends).
  • Open to work in shifts based on the match schedule including night games and games on weekends.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any field is good to have and a certification in Cricket scoring or analytics is an added advantage.

Equality & diversity

Ellipse is committed to building an open and inclusive culture that supports personal development and learning. Ellipse believes in the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment, training, development and promotion despite any differences based on individual grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.

Benefits

Competitive salary based on experience and performance.

About Ellipse

CricViz is part of Ellipse Data. Ellipse Data is a leading sports data and analytics company comprising CricViz (cricket), TennisViz (tennis), FootballViz (football), Oval Insights (rugby), Stuart Farmer Media Services (rugby), and horse racing. Working with the world’s biggest broadcasters, professional teams and rights holders, we ensure every moment matters with data-driven products and services.

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