Sport Nutritionist

Elite Performance & Coaching
Hong Kong
Full Time
Competitive
10 / 12

Reporting to the Sport Nutrition and Monitoring Manager, the Sport Nutritionist will be responsible for the following duties:

Full 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 Major Games results. We are now inviting suitable candidates for the following vacancy:


THE JOB

Reporting to the Sport Nutrition and Monitoring Manager, the Sport Nutritionist will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To conduct individual nutritional and anthropometric and monitoring and advise on optimal nutritional and energy requirements for sports specific performance and health;
  • To collaborate with allied ETSTD areas as appropriate to the ETSTD biopsychosocial operational model;
  • To provide on-field support at local and overseas training and competitions;
  • To design and supervise the menu for athletes’ food services and document the nutritional values;
  • To conduct nutrition education for groups by holding formal and informal discussion groups and lectures for athletes, parents and coaches;
  • To provide regular updates on sport nutrition information for the athletes and coaches based on international research and new developments;
  • To participate in the annual ETSTD research programme;
  • To supervise junior staff;
  • To demonstrate an active commitment to personal professional development; and
  • To perform any other appropriate duties as assigned by supervisor.

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • Master or higher degree in Dietetics or a relevant discipline;
  • 5 or more years of working experience in nutrition, of which at least 3 years are in sports nutrition;
  • Proven experience in assisting the delivery of elite level sport nutrition programmes;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good command in both spoken and written Chinese and English. Knowledge of Putonghua will be an advantage; and
  • Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.

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


APPLICAIONS

Please send the completed Application Form

(http://www.hksi.org.hk/f/content_block/5310/Application%20Form_2020.doc) with indication of expected salary to The Human Resources Manager, Hong Kong Sports Institute Ltd, 25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories or email: hrdept@hksi.org.hk on or before 23 November 2021. Please quote reference no. GS-20211110-SN 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. Personal Data provided by appointees will be used strictly for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.

THE HKSI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

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