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].

Head Coach, National Women's Team

Job Summary

Reporting to the Technical Director and the General Secretary, the Head Coach, National Women’s Teams is responsible for the preparation of the National Women’s teams as follows:

  • The role will be mainly coaching, with elements of leadership and administration. The Head Coach will work closely with the Technical Division staff, National Women’s Youth Coaches, Specialist Coaches and Club Coaches.
  • Responsible for leading the planning, organisation and coaching of the National Women’s Teams with the goal of meeting performance targets of all international and regional competitions, including preparing the National Women’s “A” Team for the 32nd SEA Games 2023, Asian Games, AFF Championships and Olympic qualifiers in 2023.
  • Responsible for selecting players, planning, and implementing effective training programmes and coordinating programmes and activities and commitments of the Teams in consultation with the Technical Director, Club coaches and other National coaches of youth teams.
  • Oversee the training programmesand preparation of the National Women’s “A” and National Women’s Youth Teams to be aligned in the same playing philosophy.
  • Oversee coaching clinics and outreach activities in schools to encourage more girls to play football.
  • Oversee and mentor the coaches in the various National Women’s teams.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the General Secretary or the Technical Director.

Job Specifications

  • Minimum AFC Professional Coaching Diploma holder or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years experience in coaching at an elite level, preferably with experience in coaching women’s football in Asia.
  • Strong management, organisational, motivational, and strategising skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Executive, Finance

Job Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Finance. The incumbent will be responsible for the financial operations, budgeting and compliance functions.

Job Description

  • Handle the budgeting and forecasting processes including review of budget utilisation and virement requests.
  • Monitor cash flow and prepare weekly cash flow forecast report.
  • In-charge of the accuracy of items classified as inventory as per the financial policy.
  • Prepare for GST submission on a quarterly basis and GST reconciliation after financial year-end audit completion.
  • Involve in month-end and year-end accounts closing, by carrying out accounts reconciliation, preparing accruals and prepayment schedule, and preparing adjustment entries.
  • Help monitor Accounts Payable staff to ensure that due dates of vendor invoices and payable subsidies are tracked and that proper payment planning is carried out for payments to be made by due dates stipulated.
  • Manage and guide Accounts Payable staff on daily operational matters as well as review work carried out and ensure transaction accuracy, completeness and that processes are done correctly.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management reports for Management review.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly management reports for Council review.
  • Assist the Head, Finance in various day-to-day work, projects and assignments.
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors on all audit matters.
  • Play a pro-active role in promoting a strong compliance culture with financial policies and procedures, in line with the regulations stipulated by Institution of Public Character (IPC) and the governing body, Sport Singapore.
  • Any other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least Diploma in Finance/Accountancy/Banking or equivalent
  • At least 2 Year(s) of working experience in the related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong financial analytical skills
  • Able to multi-task, balance priorities and work under pressure
  • Able to work independently and a good team player

Assistant Technical Producer

Job Summary

Part of the FAS Content team, the Assistant Technical Producer, Content & Production is predominantly involved in the live production of the Singapore Premier League (SPL) matches, as well as produces content for various FAS and SPL platforms.

Job Description

  • Assist the Technical producer to manage, account and maintain broadcast facilities and equipment
  • Troubleshoot and attend to technical issues with regards to broadcast facilities and equipment
  • Oversee delivery of feeds to various platforms on matchdays
  • Set up control room and studio equipment on matchdays
  • Oversee control room and studio operations on matchdays
  • Liaise with equipment transport operators on sending and receiving of equipment to and from remote stadiums
  • Account for all equipment send and receive from remote stadiums
  • Step in as crew on matchdays when needed
  • Film/edit videos

Job Requirements

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in broadcasting/live production
  • Demonstrate knowledge in how a production control room functions
  • Strong understanding of production framework
  • Up-to-date on new technological developments with regard to broadcast industry
  • Strong network of freelance camera operators, replay operators, studio crew etc
  • Knowledge in Adobe Premier Pro
  • Knowledge in basic filming
  • Willing to work weekends and public holidays
  • Able to setup broadcast equipment
  • Strong passion and / or understanding for sports is a critical advantage

Fitness Coach

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head, Football Science and Medicine (FSAM), the Fitness Coach will be responsible for the physical development of the assigned National Teams. The Fitness Coach will look after assigned teams with the primary aim of reducing the risk of injury and exploiting each player’s physical capacities. This involves establishing, developing and implementing fitness, strength and conditioning, injury prevention and recovery programs.

Job Description

  • Planning and implementation of all physical matters of the assigned team
  • Regular implementation and evaluation of players’ and teams’ physical conditions (fitness test). Individualisation of players’ fitness programs according to their performance data/status
  • Load and wellness monitoring via GPS and others, as well as post-data processing and evaluation
  • Timely communication and submission of relevant performance topics, reports, and programs within the multidisciplinary team (coaches, medical staff, team officials, Head, etc.)
  • Working with National Teams coaching staff to achieve objectives concerning individual players/team performance
  • Supervision of all games, camps, and all other engagements of the respective National Teams, including overseas trips
  • Periodically, delivering other duties such as education workshops on fitness-related matters
  • Any other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by the Interim Head, FSAM, Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director and General Secretary

Job Requirements

  • FAS/AFC ‘B’ Diploma or higher
  • AFC Fitness Level 1 or higher
  • 1+ year of prior experience as a football fitness coach
  • Ability to effectively recognise 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
  • Sport Science Degree (Bachelor, preferably Masters) (desired)
  • Preferably, high-performance related education (CSCS, ASCA, EXOS, etc.) (desired)
  • Preferably, experience in handling and evaluating GPS data (desired)

Physiotherapist

Job Summary

Reporting to the Interim Head, Football Science and Medicine (FSAM), the Physiotherapist will be responsible for optimising the physical health of FAS football players.

Job Description

1. Manage and treat football injuries of football Men’s and Women’s players by:

  • Assessing, examining and providing initial diagnosis of players’ injury
  • Refer injured players to appropriate medical professionals accordingly
  • Advising and planning appropriate treatment for players’ injuries
  • 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 Men’s and 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

  • Candidate must possess at least 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
  • Bearing a valid Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) License
  • Ability to effectively recognise 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
  • Familiarity with football or team sports (desired)
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and/or database management tools (desired)