We Are Hiring! – November 2018

October 19, 2018 in Canoeing News, Featured, News by Singapore Canoe Federation

Looking to challenge yourself with a career switch and think you fit the bill? Join us at the Singapore Canoe Federation!

Email us at employment@scf.org.sg with your resume, available start date and expected salary.

Operation Manager

Job Purpose:

The Operation Manager (OM) is responsible for directing, supervising and inspecting the operations at the Kallang Water Sports Centre/ Macritchie Reservoir or other operation outlets as required. Ensure safe and efficient operations and serve as the Federation’s representative on regulatory issues. Lead the Events teams and oversee all services pertaining to events planning, coordination and execution for the Federation

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

The role will cover six key areas of the organization –
1. Operation Management
2. Event Management
3. Budgeting
4. Administrative and other matters

Requirement:

Educational Background and Professional Knowledge Requirements:

  • Preferred a Bachelor’s degree, excellent verbal and written skill
  • Excellent planning, organisational and budgetary skills and the ability to prioritise appropriately to meet deadlines

Working Experience Requirements:

3 – 5 years related experience, preferably in a management position in the outdoor recreation industry or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Professional Skill and Other Requirements:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate personal integrity, honesty, respect, and show an ability to handle pressure and stress in an appropriate manner
  • Willingness to assist the team and the Federation as needed and when required
  • Possess class of Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL), First Aid Course & Class 3 Driving License

National Head Coach (Canoe Sprint – Canadian Canoe)

Job Purpose:

The National Head Coach (Canoe Sprint – Canadian Canoe) will work under the direction of the High Performance Committees to oversee with planning, coaching and monitoring of the National Canoe Sprint  – Canoe Senior and Junior Team.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Coaching the National Canoe Sprint – Canoe Senior and Junior Team
  • Develop, implement and supervise well-structured training programmes and talent development plan.
  • Provide regular technical feedback and advice to the athletes.
  • Provide pre-race and post-race feedback to the athletes and the High Performance Committees.
  • Supervision of the athletes participating in international championships and overseas competitions.
  • Manage the selection process of athletes for major games and for entry into the national team.
  • Oversee the training & competition aspects of other Canadian Canoe disciplines & teams when required.
  • Work closely with the Singapore Sport Institute (SSI) and National Youth Sport Institute (NYSI) to contribute to the High Performance programme and the creation of a pool of knowledge and practice for the benefit of Canoe Sprint in Singapore.
  • Remain up-to-date with new technical developments and advise on implementation.
  • Participate in all team activities and meeting when required.
  • Provide a report on all overseas training and competition trips.

Requirement:

Educational Background and Professional Knowledge Requirements:

  • Specialized in planning and coaching of Canadian Canoe discipline at both Senior & Junior levels
  • Relevant international or national coaching certifications
  • Previous experience competing at or coaching at World Championships, Junior World Championships, and/or World Cups

Working Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years coaching experience at an elite level

Professional Skill and Other Requirements:

  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate personal integrity, honesty, respect, and show an ability to handle pressure and stress in an appropriate manner
  • Highly motivated and passionate about the sport
  • Willingness to assist the team and the Federation as needed and when required
  • Must be able to form effective working relationships with the athletes, the Federation and other stakeholders e.g. SportSG and parents
  • Possess class of Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL) and First Aid Course

Operations Executive

Job Details:

  • Singapore Canoe Federation Outlet Duty as required on weekdays and weekend / public holidays.
  • Support operation related activities at the NSA Office / Kallang Water Sports Centre/ MacRitchie Reservoir or other venue operation as required.
  • Facilitate in event management for all Singapore Canoe Federation events, such as annual national championships. This will include the pre-event preparations and post-event closing activities.
  • Facility Management and coordination with vendors/suppliers for goods and services where required for events or daily business activities in terms of equipment and facility maintenance.
  • Handling of administration needs of all vessel permit application and processes.
  • Communicate with all affiliated members and handle all matters relating to boat storage facilities.
  • Ground operation activities at venue or outlet where required to support the operation on daily business or during events.
  • Support canoeing activities organized/supported by the Singapore Canoe Federation.
  • Other duties as required by operations of Singapore Canoe Federation.

Requirement:

  • IT capable and comfortable with PowerPoint / Excel / Word.
  • A team player who strives in a challenging and fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to engage and influence people to deliver outcomes.
  • Ability to use information to identify opportunities for improvement and to drive positive change within the business.
  • Able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks whilst achieving deadlines.
  • Self-starter, proactive and motivated.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess class of Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL) or First Aid Course is an added advantage.

Operations Assistant (Part Time)

Job Details: 

  • Singapore Canoe Federation Outlet Duty as required on weekdays and weekend / public holidays.
  • Assist in the ground operation activities at MacRitchie or Marina Reservoirs.
  • To carry out regular safety checks ensuring that all paddlers comply with the rules and regulations for water activities. 
  • To handle public boat rental services.
  • Facilitate in event management for all Singapore Canoe Federation events, such as annual national championships. 

Requirement:

  • Willing to work long hours, weekends and Public Holiday  
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to commit with the work schedule given. 
  • Possess class of Pleasure Craft Driving Licence (PPCDL) or First Aid Course is an added advantage.

Marketing & Business Development Executive

Job Purpose:

The Marketing & Communication Executive is responsible for the development and execution of marketing/brand strategies for the Federation (digital and offline) and drive the development of the business for Canoeing in the water sports industry which includes: seeking sponsorships, developing leads and new business opportunities. The Marketing & Business Development Executive reports directly to the General Manager of the Singapore Canoe Federation (SCF). For all decisions pertaining to Marketing & Communication, the M&BD Executive would need to seek approval from the GM.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Develop the Federation’s detailed marketing strategies tailored to the local market landscape on a yearly basis.
  • Plan, develop and create a range of branding and promotional materials to support the marketing and communications aspect of the federation to enhance corporate profiling and image.
  • Conceptualise and implement marketing plans, promotional campaigns and recruitment drives. – Develop content for online marketing/branding for the SCF’s social media platforms and website.
  • Increase community outreach effort of the federation by organising social events and activities.
  • Handle all public relations efforts and media interest, strengthen and build the awareness of the sport and the Federation and ensure that the communication is in a consistent, accurate and promptly manner with all stakeholders.
  • Develop the Federation’s business development plan tailored to the local market landscape on a yearly basis.
  • Increase current avenue and explore new business opportunities to generate income through courses, programmes and possible grants.
  • Research, strategize and develop lead-sourcing of potential sponsorship prospects and opportunities.
  • Obtain sponsorships for all sports disciplines and events.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with clients and business partners.

Requirement:

Educational Background and Professional Knowledge Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Marketing (or related discipline)

Working Experience Requirements:

  • At least 2 years relevant experience in business development and/or marketing

Professional Skill and Other Requirements:

  •  Excellent copywriting, proofreading and editing skills
  • Proficient in MS Office tools
  • Skills in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator for basic designing of collaterals is a plus
  • Strong project management and time management skills
  • Creative and able to think out of the box to propose new ideas and plans
  • Excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills and a strong desire to succeed
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be prepared to work on some weekends