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Job Post: Sports Authority of India ( Research Associates) | November 8, 2021.


About Sports Authority of India (SAI)

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is the apex national sports body of India, established in 1982 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India for the development of sport in India.


Its head office is located at Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003. In an effort for strengthening the sports ecosystem and to bring more laurels to the Olympics, SAI has established 23 National Centres of Excellence (NCOEs).


About the Job Opportunity

Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Division, Sports Authority of India (SAI), Delhi, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India invites applications for engagement of staff on a contract basis. The employment is initially for a period of two years extendable by one year.


Positions and Number of Vacancies

Senior Lead (Research): 4

2 Lead (Research): 6


Roles and Responsibilities


Senior Lead (Research)

  • Assist in identification of medal prospects for Olympics by scanning the national and international performance.

  • Developing performance profiles of the prospective medal hope.

  • Assist in performance reviews of the selected athletes vis-à-vis the potential competitors and their probability of reaching a podium at the Olympics.

  • To meet and interact with the selected athletes, chief coaches and officials of NSFs and support staff of athletes on regular basis.

  • Measure the actual demands of what it takes to win and where our athletes stand through the development of a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for each sport.

  • Provide pre-event intelligence through objective profiles of our athletes and determining opposition strengths and weaknesses.

  • Prepare a detailed post competition analysis with the objective ‘story’ of what actually happened with the feedback used for improvement of athlete’s performance.

  • Undertake studies to improve the effectiveness of the already established procedure dealing with competitions, training camps, coaches, equipment etc.

  • Prepare database of the international reputed coaches for each sport discipline with efforts being made to avail their services as and when possible.

  • Undertake studies of Indian and International training facilities, where athlete could train, which would entail a detailed analysis of playing and training facilities, standard of coaches, sports science facilities, level of competition (Sparring partners for combat sports/ training partners). Gap analysis of Indian training facilities vis-à-vis international standards.

Lead (Research)

  • Assist the Senior Lead (Research) to identify potential sportspersons in different sports discipline, to make an extensive study & research of the performance at International/National/State levels.

  • To give the detailed analysis of athletes like past performance, future potential, & make the comparative study/analysis with performance of sportspersons in other countries & review the performance after every International Competition.

  • To make the detailed analysis on the Proposal/assistance applied by the athlete.

  • Provide the detailed analysis of support staff such as Coach, Physiotherapist, Nutritionist, Strength & Conditioning Expert etc.

  • Prepare a comprehensive data base for the athletes.

  • Interact with the athletes and their support team on a regular basis.

  • Assist the Senior Lead (Research) to identify the reputed Institute/Training Centre having world-class facilities and high caliber supporting personnel.

  • Undertake studies of Indian and International training facilities, where athlete could train, which would entail a detailed analysis of playing and training facilities, standard of coaches, sports science facilities, level of competition (Sparring partners for combat sports/ training partners). Gap analysis of Indian training facilities vis-à-vis international standards.

Eligibility


Senior Lead (Research)

  • Essential Qualification:

  1. Persons having a Master’s Degree in a relevant subject (Sports, Law, Management) or technical qualifications like B. Tech or MBA or equivalent qualification in relevant field are eligible.

  2. Minimum 3 years of experience in relevant fields like sports analytics/research/management.

  • Desirable Qualification:

  1. Post Graduate Diploma (2 Years) specialization in Sports Management from a recognized university.

  2. Experience in any Government/ Semi Govt./Autonomous/ PSU / Private Sector are also considerable.

  3. Excellent knowledge of office software like MS office, Excel, Power point etc. and research tools.

  4. Understanding of results and competition formats in Olympic sports.

  5. Candidates who have participated in nationals and international level in Olympic Sports Disciplines would be given preference.

  6. Applicant with research experience, published papers and post qualification experience in the relevant field would be preferred.


Lead (Research)

  • Essential Qualification:

  1. Persons having a Master’s Degree in a relevant subject (Sports, Law, Management) or technical qualifications like B. Tech or MBA or equivalent qualification in relevant field are eligible.

  2. Minimum 1 year of experience in relevant fields like sports analytics/research/management.

  • Desirable Qualification:

  1. Post Graduate Diploma (2 Years) specialization in Sports Management from a recognized university.

  2. Experience in any Government/ Semi Govt./Autonomous/ PSU / Private Sector are also considerable.

  3. Excellent knowledge of office software like MS office, Excel, Power point etc. and research tools.

  4. Understanding of results and competition formats in Olympic sports.

  5. Candidates who have participated in nationals and international level in Olympic Sports Disciplines would be given preference.

  6. Applicant with research experience, published papers and post qualification experience in the relevant field would be preferred.

Remuneration

Senior Lead (Research): Rs. 80,000 -1,45,000/Month

Lead (Research): Rs. 45,000-60,000/Month


How to Apply?

  • The candidate has to apply only online through the link given at the end of this post.

  • Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected. Before registering/submitting applications on the website, the candidates should possess the following:

  • Valid E-mail ID: The e-mail ID entered in the online application form should remain active until the recruitment process is completed. No change in the e-mail ID will be allowed once entered.

  • Self-attested documents to be uploaded while submitting the application online:

  • Certificate of Date of birth.

  • Certificates of essential educational qualifications & experience.

  • Scanned copy of passport size color photograph and signature.

  • Scanned copy of No Objection Certificate from their present employer, in case working in Central/ State Government/Autonomous Organizations on regular basis.


Important Dates

  • Date of opening of online registration: 5 PM on October 18, 2021

  • Closing date for submission of online application: 5 PM on Novemver 8, 2021

  • Candidates who are working in Central/State Government/PSUs/Autonomous Organizations have to produce a No Objection Certificate from their employer along with all original as well as photocopy of all the documents at the time of joining.


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