Sport Biomechanics Officer

Fixed-term @Hong Kong Sports Institute in Sport Science
  • Hong Kong
  • Post Date : December 29, 2023
  • Apply Before : May 23, 2024
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Job Description

The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (“HKSI”) is the Government’s delivery agent to provide the high performance training system for eligible sports. 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 Senior Sport Biomechanics Officer of the Sport Biomechanics and Technology Center, the Sport Biomechanics Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Conduct various biomechanics testing and performance analysis for elite athletes;
  • Collect biomechanical data by videography, motion capture system, force sensors and wearable technology;
  • Process and analyse the data generated from the motion analysis systems and kinetic measurement systems;
  • Provide skill monitoring with qualitative and/or quantitative real-time feedback to the athletes;
  • Build performance profiles using Sportscode/Dartfish databasing and statistical reporting techniques
  • Assist data interpretation, report writing and provide key analysis information on the performances to assist both the player and coach feedback processes;
  • May work extended hours, and weekends as required, including overseas support to elite sport teams; and
  • Assist in research projects.

The Requirements

  • Degree holder in Sports Science/ Physical Education/ Biomedical/ Electronic Engineering or equivalent;
  • A minimum of two years’ relevant working experience;
  • Good Interpersonal and planning skills;
  • Experience in using motion analysis system such as Vicon, SportsCode and Dartfish preferred;
  • Able to use Labview, Matlab, and Excel VBA, Statistical software to process collected data will be an added advantage;;
  • Able to work irregular hours and perform under pressure; and
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese, Ability to speak Putonghua, and
  • Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong.

Applications

Please submit your cv with expected salary, or send the completed Application Form with indication of expected salary to The Human Resources Manager, Hong Kong Sports Institute Ltd, 25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories or online on or before 23 May 2024. Please quote reference no. HKSI-20240510-SBO2 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

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