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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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Your primary role is to support national youth-carded student-athletes in the Singapore Sports School and the mainstream schools. You will be part of a team that will conceptualise, develop and implement a youth-to-senior transition programme to provide psychosocial support to these athletes.


  • A Registered Counsellor or working towards becoming a Registered Counsellor with the Singapore Association for Counselling
  • Have administrative experience with sports pathways
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills in English and at least another language
  • A good team player and highly adaptable to changes
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other web-based applications
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Psychology or Counselling

You will work with coaches and key support staff to design and deliver a comprehensive plan covering all aspects of the youth athlete developmental pathway(s) to accelerate and sustain the development of identified athletes. You will work with other partner agencies to develop a pathway curriculum and profiling system that captures real-time and predictive key progression markers of identified athletes from junior/youth level to elite level.  You will work in partnership with the sport science and talent identification teams to develop and validate specific talent profiles and ensure accurate profiling of athlete potential and performance. You will provide support and capability building opportunities to coaches who operate across the performance pathway. Where appropriate, you will undertake innovative and special projects to fill critical gaps that are identified within the pathway.

  • At least 3 years’ of working experience in a talent development environment with young athletes in particular
  • Experience in developing and implementing innovative ideas (e.g., a bespoke performance management system or athlete management system) and putting them into practice, including working in an applied and integrated manner
  • Experience in collecting, analysing and explaining complex data associated with talent identification and performance prediction
  • 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
  • An MSc/degree in Sport Science, Sport Management, Data Analytics or related subject


You will support coaches in designing programmes and interventions to provide objective feedback to aid the physical, technical and/or tactical development of youth athletes. Your role will involve setting up of equipment, filming and data collection during competitions, training and rehabilitation sessions. You will also analyse and visualise data and present insights to youth athletes, coaches and other stakeholders. As part of the organisation’s trans-disciplinary approach, you will collaborate with sport coaches and specialists from other sport science disciplines to create new knowledge in the area of youth athlete development.


  • Experience in providing Performance Analysis support to individual athletes or sports teams (at least 5 years’ experience for the senior role)
  • Knowledge of video analysis software, such as Dartfish, HudlSportsCode or similar
  • Possess strong data analytical skills, using Microsoft Excel, Python, R or similar
  • Ability to conduct and lead scientific research
  • A Degree in Sports / Exercise Science, with a grounding in Performance Analysis, Biomechanics, Motor Learning and / or Skill Acquisition
  • A post-graduate qualification in Performance Analysis, Biomechanics, Motor Learning or Skill Acquisition or related subject is an advantage


You will be involved in the Human Resource functions such as recruitment, performance management, training and benefits administration. You will assist to review human resource policies and practices and implement new initiatives that contribute to organisational success. You will compile and analyse HR data and support in all other HR areas as assigned. You will co-design solutions with the relevant line managers for the business needs.


  • At least 3 years of broad based Human Resource experience 
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • A good team player, highly motivated and performance driven 
  • Able to interact with staff of all levels
  • Good understanding of Singapore employment legislations
  • A degree in any discipline. Post-graduate qualification in Human Resource is an advantage


You will be responsible for the provision of progressive, evidence-based sport physiotherapy support to student-athletes, coaches and youth teams. You will coordinate and provide sports covers (local and overseas) and conduct sports physiotherapy education sessions for student-athletes. You will be required to develop and implement injury prevention programmes e.g. musculoskeletal screening. You are required to coordinate and manage all sports medicine, first aid and safety related issues. You may be assigned to physiotherapy-related projects from time to time, including research.


  • At least 2 years of experience in the provision of musculoskeletal physiotherapy services
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a transdisciplinary team
  • Strength & Conditioning professional certification an advantage
  • Have a passion for sports with active involvement either as a coach, participant or volunteer
  • First Aid and CPR/AED certified
  • A diploma/degree in Physiotherapy recognised by Allied Health Professions Council (Singapore)
  • Postgraduate qualification in Sports Physiotherapy or equivalent is desirable

You will work with the various NYSI departments (Sport Science, Athlete Life, Performance Pathways, Youth Coaching, Talent Identification and Development) to create and deliver strategic communications plans to internal and external target audiences and stakeholders. You will assist in the roll out of these plans to ensure our plans are delivered with consistency, and our target audiences and stakeholders understand and welcome these plans.
  • Relevant experience in video content creation
  • Experience in managing internal/external communication deliverables such as collaterals, emails, newsletters, presentations, websites, social media platforms, etc
  • Good writing, editing and basic visual graphics skills
  • Good relationship-building skills to build buy-in across stakeholders
  • A good team-player, highly motivated and outcome driven
  • A degree in Communication or equivalent


The Performance Pathways Science team fulfills a unique role within the Singapore sport eco-system, providing holistic support to youth athletes and creating sustainable athletic talent development environments to facilitate long term success.  As a Performance Pathways Scientist, you will be required to have the breadth of understanding regarding areas pertaining to youth athlete development and deep knowledge in the areas of Sport Psychology, mental skills training and/or behavioural science.  You will work as part of a trans-disciplinary team to support key stakeholders within the eco-system, including National Sport Associations, schools, coaches and parents. You will also be provided with opportunities to conduct, present and publish scientific research in the area of Sport Psychology and youth athlete development.


  • A degree in Psychology, Behavioural Science, Sport Science (with substantial Sport Psychology content) or related field
  • A postgraduate qualification in Sport Psychology or related field is an advantage
  • Experience using Psychological interventions (e.g. ACT, CBT)
  • Exposure to working in a talent development environment catering to a youth population
  • Breadth of knowledge and/or certification in other Sport Science disciplines  
  • Understanding of data analysis and/or statistics packages (e.g. SPSS, MATLAB, R, Python etc.)
  • Have a passion for sport with active involvement either as an athlete, coach or volunteer


You will design and deliver content pertaining to talent detection, identification and development, dovetailing all aspects of the youth athlete development pathway within the national framework. You will work with partners to implement plans to strengthen talent development environments and enhance talent detection, identification and development in line with best practices pertaining to athletic development.


  • At least 2 years of working experience in a talent development environment
  • Have a strong knowledge of athletic development and the underlying physiological and maturational mechanisms
  • Experience in the management, analysis and visualisation of large datasets
  • Experience working with National Sports Associations (NSAs) and/or high-performance sport environment is an advantage
  • Highly adaptable to change and effective problem-solving attitude
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • A Masters/ post-graduate degree in sports management, sports science, sports analytics or a related subject