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If you are a highly motivated, engaging and enthusiastic individual with an understanding of the needs of elite student-athletes and if you want to work and excel in a challenging environment, we invite you to join us.  You should forward a detailed CV with a recent photograph, stating your academic/professional qualifications, working experience and current and expected salaries to hr@nysi.org.sg.

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MANAGER, PERFORMANCE PATHWAYS

You will work with coaches, to design and deliver a comprehensive plan dovetailing all aspects of the youth athlete developmental pathway(s) in NYSI (up to 3 sports) and ensuring that coaches and key support staff provide critical input where needed so as to accelerate and sustain the development of identified athletes. You will work with other partner agencies and partners to continue the development of a pathway curriculum and profiling system as part of the national athlete development pathway that captures real-time key progression markers of identified athletes from junior/youth level progressing through to elite level.  You will work in partnership with the sport science and talent identification team to develop and validate specific talent profiles and ensure accurate profiling of athlete potential and performance. 

Requirements

  • A degree in Sport Science, Sport Management or related subject 
  • At least 3 years of working experience in a talent development environment in particular with young athletes
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Have worked with a variety of sports, including team and individual sports 
  • Have a passion for sports (high performance aspect) with active involvement either as a national athlete, coach, participant or support crew



SPORT PSYCHOLOGIST 

As part of the Sport Psychology team, you will deliver and monitor support to high level youth athletes and coaches. You will lead the design and delivery of behavioural interventions, or “nudges”, aimed at encouraging youth athletes and coaches to exhibit behaviours aligned to high performance outcomes. You will facilitate the delivery of these interventions and manage the collation and analysis of results. You will also conduct and present scientific research into fields related to psychology or behavioural science in the area of youth athlete development, youth coaching and/or other relevant areas.

Requirements

  • A degree in Psychology, Behavioural Science or related field
  • A post-graduate qualification in Sport Psychology or Behavioural Science is an advantage
  • At least 3 years of working experience in a talent development environment catering to a youth population
  • Involvement in projects aiming to test, observe and analyse behaviours under changing conditions
  • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of data analysis and/or statistics packages (such as SPSS, MATLAB, R, Python etc.) 
  • Have a passion for sports with active involvement either as a coach, participant or volunteer



SPORT DIETITIAN

You will design and implement sports nutrition programmes and interventions to enhance the youth athletes’ sporting performance.  You will be required to provide individual and group / team nutrition counselling, deliver sport science educational presentations and practical skills workshops to enhance performance of youth athletes.  You may be required to come up with sports nutrition resources to help youth athletes act on the dietary strategies required. You will also assist coaches in the application of the latest developments in sports nutrition research. 

Requirements

  • A degree or post-graduate qualification in Dietetics
  • A post-graduate Diploma or Masters qualification in Sports Nutrition or IOC diploma in Sports Nutrition or related subject is an advantage
  • Has membership with relevant professional bodies e.g. Singapore Nutrition & Dietetics Association, Dietitians Association of Australia, British Dietetic Association
  • Good knowledge of physiology and statistical methods
  • Has an emerging track record in research 
  • A good team player and possess good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Have worked with a variety of sports, including team and individual sports 
  • Have a passion for sports with active involvement either as a coach, participant or volunteer



SPORT SCIENTIST (NUTRITION)

You will support coaches in designing programmes and interventions to enhance the physiological and non-clinical nutritional support of youth athletes through conducting needs assessments with coaches; monitoring of the youth athletes’ fitness and conditioning; interpreting and reporting test results in a timely manner.  You will also design and implement principles of good sports nutrition habits and meal preparation to improve the physiological and growth parameters of youth athletes through nutrition support.  

Requirements

  • A degree or post-graduate qualification in Exercise Science, Sport Science, Physiology/Nutrition or related subject 
  • A post-graduate qualification in Sports Nutrition or related subject is an advantage
  • At least 2 years of working experience in a talent development environment with young athletes
  • Experience in high-performance sport or sport science support provision and have worked with a variety of sports, including team and individual sports
  • Has membership with relevant professional bodies e.g. Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand, British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, etc
  • Good knowledge of statistical methods and is experienced in analysing, reporting and providing insights from athlete data
  • Experience in data mining, predictive statistical modelling and machine learning techniques is desirable
  • Has an emerging track record in research 
  • A good team player and possess good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills



TALENT IDENTIFICATION SPECIALIST

You will lead the delivery of the content pertaining to talent identification, development and selection within the Singapore youth sports eco-system. You will work with key partners to increase knowledge and implement processes to enhance talent identification, development and selection in line with best practices pertaining to athletic development. 

Requirements

  • A degree in Sport Science, Sport Analytics or related subject
  • A post-graduate qualification in Sport Physiology, Sport Analytics or related subject is an advantage
  • At least 2 years of working experience in a talent development environment
  • Have strong knowledge of athletic development and the underlying physiological and maturational mechanisms
  • Have experience in the management, analysis and visualisation of large datasets 
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Have a passion for sports with active involvement either as a coach, participant or volunteer



PERFORMANCE ANALYST / ASSISTANT PERFORMANCE ANALYST

You will support coaches in designing programmes and interventions to provide objective feedback to aid student-athletes in fine tuning their motor control, skills, technique and competition preparation.  Your role will involve setting up of equipment, filming and data collection during competitions, training and rehabilitation sessions. You will also identify and implement practical solutions for coaches in a sports setting, utilising available software, mobile applications and technologies.  In addition, you will be expected to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in sport technology and advise coaches where necessary.

Requirements:

  • A Degree in Sports / Exercise Science, with a grounding in Performance Analysis, Biomechanics, Motor Learning and / or Skill Acquisition
  • Possess strong data analytical skills, using Microsoft Excel, Python, R or similar
  • Knowledge of video analysis software, such as SportsCode and Dartfish
  • A post-graduate qualification in Performance Analysis, Biomechanics, Motor Learning or Skill Acquisition or related subject is an advantage
  • Have worked with a variety of sports, including team and individual sports
  • Ability to conduct and lead scientific research