Head Squash Coach

Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (HKSI)
 
Location Shatin
Posted 14/12/2016
Closes 13/01/2017
Sector Elite Performance & Coaching
Function Coaching & Sports Development, Technical & Elite Performance
Contract Type Contract
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive Salary
 

Job Description

The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (“HKSI”) is the Government’s delivery agent of elite sports training systems.  The HKSI’s mission is to provide an environment in which sports talent can be identified, nurtured and developed to pursue excellence in the international sporting arena benchmarked at Asian and Olympic Games results. We are now inviting suitable candidates for the following vacancy:

HEAD SQUASH COACH

(Annual performance based remuneration package ranges from HK$833,280 to HK$1,790,880) 

THE JOB

The HKSI works in close collaboration with Hong Kong Squash (“HKS”) in achieving the jointly defined goals of elite training.  Therefore, while reporting to the Chief Executive, the incumbent is also responsible to the HKS to ensure the following duties are satisfactorily conducted:

  • To oversee the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of the Squash elite training programme in line with the agreed training and competition aims of HKS and HKSI;
  • To lead all regular strategic reporting to HKS and to ensure a positive collaborative working relationship between HKS and HKSI;
  • To lead the Squash Department, managing coaching and administrative staff, ensuring that it operates effectively, efficiently and within the annual financial budget;
  • To ensure that all scientific, medical, education and other athlete support services are fully utilised and integrated into the Squash programme to enhance elite training outcomes;
  • To create systematic opportunities for talent to emerge through related programmes;
  • To contribute towards the overall development of coach education programmes which promote the development of local coaches;
  • To provide professional and technical oversight of the HKSI Squash facilities;
  • To contribute to in-house and general media publications as requested; and
  • To contribute to the enhancement of the professional image of the HKSI.

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree or its equivalent;
  • Holder of national level coaching certificates;
  • Over 10 years’ proven experience and achievement in coaching Squash at international level;
  • Substantial experience in leading programme planning and administration in Squash; Demonstrated ability to utilise sports science and sports medicine to add value to the training and coaching process;
  • Excellent interpersonal/ analytical/ evaluation/ planning skills; High level of computer literacy;
  • Strong links with international Squash bodies; Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issue in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.  Their applications are being considered accordingly.]

APPLICATIONS

Please send full resume with current and expected salary, contact telephone number, email and postal addresses, and availability on or before 13 January 2017Please quote reference no. GS-20161214-HSQUC in the application.

Appointment will be on a fixed term contract. General information is available at the website http://www.hksi.org.hk.  

Applicants who are not invited for interview within six months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Data collected will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only

THE HKSI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (HKSI)

The HKSI’s mission is to provide an environment in which sports talent can be identified, nurtured and developed to pursue excellence in the international sporting arena benchmarked at Asian and Olympic Games results.