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 following position(s). Please submit your detailed CV (together with a recently taken coloured photograph and expected salary package) to [email protected].

Executive, Grassroots & Women’s Football

Job Summary

Reporting to the Team Lead, Grassroots & Women’s Football (or any other assigned Supervisor), the Executive, Grassroots & Women’s Football is responsible for the administration and management of programmes and activities conducted by the Grassroots & Women’s Football Department.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the Grassroots initiatives under the Unleash the Roar! project and the FAS Girls’ Football Assistance Programme (GAP), as well as Outreach Programmes involving the elderly, underprivileged, and special needs community.
  • Administration of the FAS U12 Development Squad and FAS Girl Cubs Programme – which includes correspondence with coaches, parents and venue providers, player registration, insurance, attendance records, and allowances claims.
  • Management of Grassroots’ Football events including but not limited to the AFC Grassroots’ Football Day and U12 Fiestas.
  • Assist the department to prepare reports for various events such as FAS Congress, FAS Grassroots’ and Women’s Football Committees meetings, AFC and FIFA women’s football reports, etc.
  • Support the department in organization of ad-hoc events such as international women’s matches, competitions and other events.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Team Lead, Grassroots & Women’s Football, Technical Director, or the General Secretary.

Job Requirements

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in related discipline.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly adaptable, organized and able to manage several assignments simultaneously.
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications.  
  • Able to work independently and a good team player.
  • Experience in sports industry an advantage.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in the related field is required for this position.

 

Physiotherapist 

Job Summary

Assist the Head, Football Science and Medicine (FSAM) and Senior Physiotherapist in managing the FAS physiotherapy services in optimizing the physical health of FAS football players.

Duties & Responsibilities

1. Manage and treat football injuries of football players by:

  • Assessing, examining and providing initial diagnosis of players’ injury.
  • Referring injured players to appropriate medical professionals accordingly.
  • Advising and planning appropriate treatment for players’ injury in consultation with Senior Physiotherapist.
  • Providing acute physiotherapy treatment.
  • Monitoring the progress of players’ recovery.
  • Communicating and advising with relevant medical professional, team officials, coaches, injured footballer and other relevant person on the management, prognosis and progression of players’ injury.

2. Provide On-Field coverage for selected women’s teams’ training and matches (including overseas assignments).

3. Assist with injury prevention management of selected teams through:

  • Injury surveillance and documentation.
  • Recommending and providing updated scientific information of specific football injuries and injury prevention strategies.
  • Educating football players and coaches on injury prevention and management strategies.
  • Working and liaising closely with other sports scientists appointed by FAS on areas of sports sciences (nutrition, exercise physiology etc.) for the support of teams’ physical training requirements, recovery needs and injury prevention strategies.

4. Any other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by the Head, FSAM, Technical Director and General Secretary.

Job Requirements

Required:

  • Candidate must possess at least Diploma/Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Physical Therapy/Physiotherapy or equivalent.
  • At least 2 Year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Required Skill(s): Sports Therapy, Physiotherapy Treatment
  • Ability to effectively recognize team/athlete needs and take on a number of roles
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of independence and initiative
  • Good team building skills and the ability to adjust to changing priorities

Desired:

  • Familiarity with football or team sports
  • Background as an athlete
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and/or database management tools

 

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-year contract in the first instance.