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].

Team Manager, Junior/National Development Centre

Job Summary

The Development Centres (Junior National Development Centres (JNDC) and National Development Center (NDC)), under the supervision of the FAS, aim to develop future Singapore National Team players who will not only represent Singapore but also raise the level of our National Teams.

 

Reporting to the Senior Head, Technical Administration, the Development Centre Team Manager is responsible for the operational and administrative management of the Junior National Development Centres (JNDC) and National Development Center (NDC). The role extends to supporting FAS Youth National Teams.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Stakeholder Coordination: Liaise with the FAS, football clubs, football academies, schools, SportSG, MCCY, and other relevant parties to facilitate player release for local and international matches. Maintain positive relationships with stakeholders.
  • Schedule Planning: Collaborate with the FAS Technical Department, JNDC, NDC, and National Team coaches to develop annual training and competition schedules, considering school and international competition calendars.
  • Strategic Direction: Work closely with coaches of FAS Technical Director, JNDC, NDC, and FAS Youth National Teams to provide strategic input for player development.
  • Facilities & Equipment: Ensure all necessary facilities and equipment are available for NDC and JNDC training sessions.
  • Documentation & Compliance: Complete and submit all required documents on time for eligibility in Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) supporting services, SportSG and FAS and ensure overall compliance.
  • Travel Management: Coordinate international travel arrangements for the team, including visa, accommodation, meals, and flights.
  • Inventory Management: Liaise with apparel partners and oversee the inventory of equipment and apparel across FAS venues and storage areas.
  • Financial Processing: Manage allowances purchase orders and provide financial reports to the FAS and SportSG.
  • General Administration: Conduct general administrative duties to support the day-to-day operation of the Development Centres.
  • Reporting: Prepare and submit timely reports, plans, and data to the FAS database.
  • Attendance Monitoring: Attend relevant training sessions and events to maintain daily attendance records.
  • Overseas Travel: Some travel with the teams may be required.
  • Miscellaneous: Undertake other duties as assigned by the Technical Director and/or General Secretary.

 

Pre-requisite

  • Diploma/Degree in a related discipline.
  • Good knowledge of both local and international football and operational understanding.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly in drafting presentation materials, report writing, and data analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and work under pressure.
  • Self-starter and effective team player.

 

Logistics Officer, National Development Centre

Job Summary

 

The Logistics Officer is responsible for effectively managing and maintaining sports equipment and gear for Junior National Development Centres (JNDC), National Development Center (NDC), and Youth National Teams. Reporting to the Senior Head, Technical Administration, the role includes inventory control, preparation for training and matches, and logistics support for overseas tours. The role extends to supporting FAS Youth National Teams.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Equipment Management: Take custody and responsibility for all equipment and supplies, ensuring they are secure and properly maintained.
  • Preparation & Cleanup: Prepare training and match gear before events and ensure they are correctly stored or cleaned afterwards.
  • Maintenance: Ensure that all equipment is in usable condition and is clean, performing minor repairs if necessary.
  • Logistics for Overseas Tours: Prepare and pack all necessary equipment and supplies for overseas tournaments and training tours.
  • Transport Assistance: Assist in transporting team equipment and supplies domestically and internationally.
  • Team-Specific Responsibilities: Primarily responsible for JNDC, NDC, and, at times, assigned to Youth National Teams.
  • Inventory Management: Oversee the equipment and apparel stock inventory across FAS venues and storage locations.
  • Other Duties: Undertake other duties as assigned by the and/or Technical Director.

 

Pre-requisite

  • Must have experience in logistics or inventory management.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, as required by match and training schedules.
  • Must possess strong organisational and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to travel, both domestically and internationally.

 

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

 

Senior Executive, Commercial & Marketing

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Commercial and Marketing, The Senior Executive is responsible for managing the delivery of Commercial Operations requirements in relation to the operational & partner needs within FAS competitions, events & sponsorship obligations.

Job Description

The Senior Executive’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • As a member of the Commercial & Marketing Department, the executive will be required to manage the successful implementation and delivery for any FAS competitions, events and sponsorship deliverable within the defined scope.
  • Actively participating in operational decision-making process for the FAS competitions and events.
  • Ensuring the operational needs of the department and sponsorship deliverables are met.
  • Liaise with relevant partners & agencies to ensure the execution of all commercial obligations and sponsorship deliverables are aligned with the commercial concepts and requirements within the given guidelines and timeframe.
  • Actively support the development plans of the department and promote cross department co-operation.
  • Review, identify and actively build a strong alliance with external partners to develop plans and promote FAS objectives for potential partnership opportunities.
  • Overseeing the implementation of on-site operational & sponsor related activities in relation to FAS competitions and related events.
  • To act as the main contact person to the participating member associations, clubs & relevant agencies in managing any commercial delivery concerns or obligations.
  • Ensure the relevant competition related artworks & agreed operational plan are in line with the necessary regulations & guidelines as required for the competitions or events.
  • To assist in the preparation of necessary documentation & reports regarding commercial operational related matters surrounding competition, events and sponsorship activation.
  • To perform key analysis based on available data from internal operational delivery plan & system, including those provided by external agencies.
  • Raise the bar from one project/event to another through improving the quality of the event delivery or processes based on the needs of the commercial operational and sponsorship delivery requirements from year to year.
  • Constantly find ways of improving the existing processes & guidelines to ensure smooth delivery of Commercial operations and sponsorship obligations for the FAS commercial partners & stakeholders.
  • Provide client servicing and engage internal and external stakeholders to meet and support sponsor obligations and deliverables.
  • Assist in preparing and executing FAS competitions and event marketing plans.
  • Assist in identifying and implementing commercial value creation to enhance sponsorship returns for our business partners.


Job Requirements

  • Minimum Degree holder in relevant fields.
  • Minimum 2 years’ overall experience in sports related organizations.
  • Ability to think strategically, define operational opportunities and problems, understand complex delivery challenges, and formulate effective solutions designed to improve the delivery results.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills, able to achieve desired results in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
  • Experience in good project management, operational budget planning and management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft office applications.
  • Possesses a high level of teamwork and dedication, a high degree of professionalism and an ability to interact with a variety of entities and individuals.

Staff Coach, National Women’s Youth Teams (Project Basis)

Job Summary

The FAS is looking for staff coaches to be part of the various National Women’s Youth Teams (Under-19, Under-16 and Under-14). Reporting to the Technical Director, and the Head Coach, Women’s National ‘A’ Team, the Staff Coach, National Women’s Teams is responsible for the preparation of the respective National Women’s Teams.

Job Description

  • Plan and strategise the performance of the National Women’s Youth Teams with the target of meeting performance targets of all international and regional.
  • 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 and other National coaches of youth.
  • Oversee the training programmes and preparation of the National Women’s Youth Teams in accordance with the FAS playing philosophy.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Technical Director

 

Job Specifications

  • Minimum AFC “B” Coaching Diploma holder or equivalent
  • At least 1-year experience in coaching at an elite level, preferably with experience in coaching women’s football
  • Strong management, organisational, motivational, and strategising skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • This will be a Contract For Service appointment.

Senior Executive, Marketing

Job Description

 

About the job:

The FAS is seeking a highly experienced and results-driven Senior Executive to join our marketing team as the Senior Executive, Marketing. The successful candidate will play a critical role in optimizing and streamlining our marketing operations to enhance overall efficiency, effectiveness, and customer engagement. As a Senior Executive, you will lead a team of marketing professionals and collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless execution of marketing campaigns, drive data-driven decision-making, and achieve organizational goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.    Marketing Strategy & Planning

·      Develop and implement comprehensive marketing strategies and plans aligned with organizational goals.

·      Drive the execution of marketing initiatives across various channels, including digital, print, events and social media.

·      Collaborate with senior leadership to define marketing objectives, target audience segmentation, and positioning strategies.

2.    Marketing Operations Management

·      Oversee day-to-day operations of the marketing department, ensuring seamless execution of campaigns, projects and initiatives.

·      Oversee matchday operations for the Singapore Premier League and National Team matches, ensuring an effective and successful management of the matchday experience.

·      Develop and manage marketing budgets, allocating resources effectively to maximize ROI.

·      Monitor marketing performance metrics and KPIs, providing regular reports to stakeholders and recommending optimizations.

3.    Marketing Technology & Automation

·      Oversee the implementation and management of marketing technology platforms, including marketing automation, CRM, and analytic tools.

·      Identify opportunities to leverage automation and technology to improve marketing processes, lead nurturing, and customer experience.

·      Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies, recommending relevant solutions to enhance marketing operations.

4.    Cross-functional Collaboration

·      Collaborate closely with commercial, content, communications, competitions and other cross-functional teams to align marketing strategies and initiatives.

·      Ensure effective communication and coordination between marketing and other departments to drive synergies and achieve common goals.

·      Foster a collaborative and positive working environment, promoting knowledge sharing and best practices across the organization.

Qualifications:

1.    Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field.

2.    Proven experience in a Marketing Operations role, preferably in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

3.    Strong knowledge of marketing principles, strategies, and best practices.

4.    Proficiency in marketing automation platforms, CRM systems, and analytics tools

5.    Demonstrated people and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to inspire, convince and motivate teams.

6.    Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making abilities.

7.    Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.

8.    Results-oriented mindset with a track record of driving measurable business outcomes.

9.    Ability to adapt to change, multitask, and prioritize effectively in a rapidly evolving environment.

Executive, Competitions (SYL)

Job Summary

 

Reporting directly to the Senior Manager (Competitions), the Executive (Competitions) shall be responsible for the daily administration of the Singapore Youth League and/or other tournaments under the purview of the Department. The Executive (Competitions) is also required to assist in the planning and execution of football events and projects.

 

Job Description

 

  • Perform the role of Competition Manager for Singapore Youth League or any other assigned portfolio.

 

  • Scheduling and drafting of domestic competition formats and league fixtures as directed.

 

  • Assist in planning, coordination and execution of all FAS and/or 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.

 

  • Correspondence with Participating Clubs on all competition matters.

 

  • Perform duties of the Competitions Official at Singapore Premier League and international matches outside of official working hours on a regular basis.

 

  • Perform duties of the General Coordinator/Assistant General Coordinator and other supporting roles during tournaments and matches as directed.

 

  • Maintain systematic records and statistics of relevant competitions and tournaments and database of players/officials.

 

  • Assist and conduct various meetings, briefings, presentations and workshops for clubs and other stakeholders.

 

  • Conduct pre-season, in-season and post-season stadium inspections.

 

  • Perform duties of the Secretary – FAS Competitions Committee or other Committees as assigned.

 

  • General department administration and clerical duties.

 

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Director (Competitions) and Senior Manager (Competitions).

 

  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by Director (Competitions) and/or the Deputy General Secretary and/or the General Secretary.

 

Pre-requisites

  • Candidate must have graduated with a Diploma/Degree course in related discipline.
  • Has good general knowledge of local and international football and basic understanding of football operations and the IFAB Laws of the Game.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly in drafting presentation materials, report writing and data analysis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; both written and spoken.
  • Proficient in delivering presentations and conducting meetings.
  • Highly meticulous with ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Able to multi-task, balance priorities and work under pressure.
  • Able to work independently and a good team player.
  • Able to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders.

 

 

Executive, Grassroots & Women’s Football

Job Summary

 

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Grassroots & Women’s Football (or any other assigned Supervisor), the Executive, Grassroots & Women’s Football will provide administrative and operational support as part of football development initiatives of programmes and activities conducted by the Grassroots & Women’s Football Department as follows:

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Administration of National Teams U-16, U-19 and “A” teams and Girl’s National Development Centres (NDC) – which includes correspondence to schools and employers, updating of players’ documents, travel arrangements, entry visa procedures, insurance, attendance records, allowances claims, registration of players and officials on AFCAS or other Confederations/Federations as necessary.

 

  • Provide operational support to ensure proper documentation and record-keeping of all related activities, processes, and procedures in the key areas for compliance and transparency are adhered to.

 

  • Handles administrative support in the efficient management of activities, programmes, events and other initiatives in the key areas of Grassroots & Women’s Football

 

  • Handles the department’s procurement of equipment, apparel and other items to ensure the smooth delivery of Grassroots & Women’s Football development programmes.

 

  • Assist the department in preparing reports for various events such as FAS Congress, FAS Women’s Football Committee meetings, AFC and FIFA women’s football reports, etc

 

  • Coordinate with all FAS technical departments, including Women’s Football, National Teams, Grassroots, and Coach Education, to ensure seamless interdepartmental collaboration and communication.

 

  • Any other duties as assigned by the FAS Technical Director or the General Secretary.

Senior Executive, National Teams Management

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Head, Technical Administration, the Senior Executive, National Teams Management will provide leadership, administrative and organisational support towards the management of all FAS National Teams, including the National Youth Teams and the Young Lions.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • To provide leadership and administrative support for the National Teams department’s liaison with Clubs, Schools, MINDEF, MHA, SportSG, SNOC, MCCY, and other relevant stakeholders for the release of players for international and local matches and develop positive relationships.

 

  • Work closely with Technical Department and National Team coaches to develop annual training and competitions schedule taking into consideration the FIFA Calendar for international competitions under FIFA, AFC and AFF.

 

  • To work closely with the respective National Teams coaches & the Football Development & Excellence Committee to provide strategic directions for the National Teams.

 

  • To facilitate and ensure all required facilities and equipment are available for the Teams’ programmes.

 

  • To ensure that the necessary applications and documents are completed and submitted on time to continue being eligible for Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) supporting services.

 

  • To ensure that all international travel arrangements including visa applications, accommodation and meals, flights, application of leave for players, part-time staff & volunteers are made in advance for the Teams’ programmes.

 

  • To liaise with the apparel partner to ensure that the equipment and apparel stock are in place and delivered when required.

 

  • To ensure that players’ welfare (insurance, medical treatments, allowances, scholarships, etc) are taken care of.

 

  • Organise programmes to cultivate players’ capabilities for post-playing careers.

 

  • To be present when required at training sessions and events involving the National Teams / Young Lions and to keep a daily record of attendance of players.

 

  • Some overseas travel with the National Teams is required.

 

  • To formalise, establish and build on policies with MINDEF and MHA with the support of SportSG and MCCY with regards to the release of players during National Service for the Young Lions and the various National Teams.

 

  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Technical Director and / or General Secretary.

 

 

Pre-Requisites:-

  • Minimum Diploma/Degree with 2 to 3 years working experience.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly adaptable, organised, meticulous and able to multi-task effectively.
  • Possess positive work attitude, motivated and committed team player.
  • Willing to work over weekends and public holidays when needed.

 

Assistant Manager (Corporate Communications)

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Director of Corporate Communications, the Assistant Manager for Corporate Communications will play a pivotal role in overseeing and executing a comprehensive communications strategy for the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) and Singapore Premier League (SPL). This encompasses a broad spectrum of responsibilities, including but not limited to, enhancing media relations, expanding stakeholder engagement, and crafting compelling content for both FAS-initiated and collaborative events. The ideal candidate will embody the spirit of Singapore football, bringing both passion and innovation to the table, to elevate the brand and its narratives to new heights.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strategically design and implement dynamic public relations campaigns that effectively communicate key messages, elevate brand visibility for FAS, SPL, and our valued partners.
  • Oversee the creation of the FAS Annual Reports, ensuring they reflect our achievements and aspirations with clarity and impact.
  • Lead the preparation of communication materials for all executive and stakeholder meetings, encapsulating critical information and strategic objectives.
  • Navigate media interactions with finesse, managing inquiries, formulating responses, and executing follow-up actions to uphold and enhance our public image.
  • Curate engaging content for FAS and SPL digital platforms, staying abreast of and highlighting significant developments in local football and FAS events.
  • Cultivate robust relationships with media representatives; create and distribute essential communications materials such as press releases, statements, and media kits.
  • Generate and oversee the production of content across multiple channels, including social media, editorial features, promotional literature, website content, speeches, and multimedia projects, to tell our story compellingly.
  • Support department leadership in guiding the Corporate Communications team towards achieving set KPIs, ensuring alignment with overall organizational goals.
  • Analyze media coverage with a critical eye, produce insightful weekly reports to inform strategy adjustments and media engagement approaches.
  • Mentor and oversee junior team members, ensuring quality and consistency in all communications outputs, fostering professional growth and excellence within the team.
  • Provide comprehensive administrative support and efficiently handle additional tasks as necessary, contributing to the seamless operation of the department.
  • Execute additional responsibilities as delegated by the Director of Corporate Communications and/or the General Secretary, embodying flexibility and commitment to the organization’s mission.

 

Requirements

  1. Demonstrates deep understanding and knowledge of Singapore football, including the National ‘A’ Team and the Singapore Premier League, reflecting a passion for the sport and its development.
  2. Exceptional proficiency in English, capable of producing a wide range of high-quality communications materials, coupled with outstanding oral communication skills and an unwavering attention to detail.
  3. A minimum of five years’ experience in public relations or corporate communications, with a proven track record of leadership or supervisory roles enhancing candidacy.
  4. Creative thinker with a flair for crafting engaging and innovative editorial content, able to inspire and captivate diverse audiences.
  5. Highly motivated, enthusiastic team player with the capacity to work autonomously, demonstrating initiative and adaptability in various contexts.
  6. A tertiary qualification in communications, public relations, marketing communications, or a related field is preferred, reflecting a solid foundation in the principles of effective communication.
  7. Valuable experience in web design and basic accounting principles will be considered advantageous, offering additional support to the department’s multifaceted functions.

 

 

 

 

National Development Centre (NDC) & Junior National Development Centre (JNDC)

Unleash The Roar!  is about building the Singapore football ecosystem that will serve to inspire and unite the nation. Co-led by SportSG and the Football Association of Singapore, it is about the journey that will establish football as a sport with high participation, high performance regionally and internationally, and an economically viable professional career.

Please email your CV to [email protected].

We regret to inform that only shortlisted applicants shall be notified.