Careers

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS), as the governing body of football in Singapore, is charged with the development and advancement of football in Singapore at all levels and providing a structure for the game to flourish.  FAS invites applications for the position(s) of:

Senior Executive, Competitions

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head, Competitions, the Senior Executive, Competitions, is responsible for the daily administration of the various competitions and tournaments under the purview of the Competitions Department. The Senior Executive, Competitions is also required to assist in the planning and execution of football events and projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform the role of Competition Manager for assigned portfolio.
  • Scheduling and drafting of Association’s domestic competition formats and league fixtures as directed.
  • Assist in planning, coordination and execution of all FAS and Singapore Premier League tournaments, matches, events, exercises and projects.
  • Handle all administrative and operational functions related to FIFA Connect, MyFAS and AFC Competition Management System and their related modules.
  • Correspond with Clubs on all competition matters.
  • Perform duties of the Competitions Official at the Singapore Premier League and international matches outside of official working hours on a regular basis.
  • Perform duties of the General Coordinator/Assistant General Coordinator during tournaments and matches as directed.
  • Maintain systematic records and statistics of relevant competitions and tournaments and database of players/officials.
  • Assist in conducting various meetings, briefings, presentations and workshops for clubs.
  • Conduct pre-season, in-season and post-season stadium inspections.
  • Perform duties as Secretary to the FAS Standing Committees or other Committees as assigned.
  • General department administration duties, including following up on insurance policy claims
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by Head, Competitions and/or General Secretary.

Pre-requisites

  • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma/Bachelor’s degree
  • Min 1 year working experience, preferably in the sports/events industry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; both written and spoken
  • Able to multi-task and work under pressure

 

hr@fas.org.sg
Closing Date: 6 November 2020
We regret that only short-listed applicants will be notified.


Strength & Conditioning Coach

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head of Department, Football Science and Medicine or assigned, the Strength & Conditioning (S&C) Coach will work closely with the Football Fitness Coach and FAS Coaches to optimise the physical and fitness capacity of National footballers. The Strength & Conditioning Coach will establish and implement fitness, strength and conditioning programmes for the respective National Teams in consultation with the Football Fitness Coach or assigned.

Duties & Responsibilities

1. Operational

  • Develop, conduct and implement strength and conditioning programmes for National teams by:
    • Measuring, examining and assessing players’ and teams’ physical and fitness capacity and capability.
    • Report and interpret testing results timely to coaches and athletes, and assist coaches to make practical use of the results.
    • Planning and implementing appropriate fitness and conditioning programmes according to training and match requirements.
    • Monitoring progress of players’ and teams’ fitness and physical status.
    • Communicating and updating relevant sports science and medical professionals, team officials and coaches on the progress and outcome of players’ and teams’ physical and fitness status.
  • Plan, implement and conduct post-training and post-matches recovery programmes for assigned teams.
  • Assist with injury prevention and performance enhancement programmes of the National Team/s through:
      • Injury surveillance and documentation.
      • Recommending and providing updated scientific information of specific football injuries and injury prevention strategies and performance enhancement strategies.
      • Educating players and coaches on injury prevention and management strategies, including physical performance enhancement programmes and strategies.
  • Working and liaising closely with other sports scientists and medicinal personnel appointed by FAS in areas of nutrition, exercise physiology, rehabilitation among others for support of the teams’ physical training requirements, recovery needs and injury prevention strategies.
  • Assist with planning and promoting safe and healthy football sports.
  • Work closely with football medicine professionals to provide specific rehabilitation and conditioning programmes for injured players.

2. Strategic

  • Assist with planning, designing, organising and conducting Continue Education courses for FAS coaches, officials, exercise scientists and other relevant personnel in the areas of football fitness, strength and conditioning.
  • Lead research, development and innovation initiatives in S&C and other related areas of sport sciences.
  • Provide on-field coverage for selected training and matches of National Team/s (including overseas assignments).

3. Administrative

  • Assist with the administration of the FAS S&C facilities by ensuring cleanliness, all equipment are accounted for and maintenance schedules kept.
  • Assist with the administrative and programming aspects of internship programmes.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

4. Education

  • To develop and deliver educational materials, as well as to educate coaches, athletes and students through the means of workshops and courses.
  • To teach, mentor and supervise interns and trainees attached to Football Association of Singapore.

Requirements:

We are looking for individuals who are committed to the sporting success in high performance sport.

In addition, an ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Academic qualification in Physical Education, Sport Science, Strength and Conditioning or equivalent.
  • Preferably with Certified strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (Level 2) certification.
  • At least 3 years of working experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach, with strong background in the application of progressive, evidence-based S & C support to individual athletes, teams and coaches, in a high-performance sporting environment.
  • Good background knowledge and understanding of other sport science disciplines such as physiology, nutrition, exercise/sport rehabilitation, and biomechanics.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, effective negotiation and consultation skills open and dedicated to engaging in respectful and effective relationship building with stakeholders from diverse sports and backgrounds.
  • Ability to educate and motivate athletes and coaches to embrace scientific support
  • High levels of initiative and responsibility
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness and ability to work unconventional hours and undertake travel.

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

The level of offer will commensurate with the applicant’s experience and track record. Successful candidates will be offered a 2 or 3-year contract in the first instance.

 

hr@fas.org.sg
Closing Date: 14 October 2020
We regret that only short-listed applicants will be notified.