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Sports Science Technician (database/software systems management) (SIC)

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 Assistant Sports Information and Database Manager of the Sports Information and External Affairs Centre, the Sports Science Technician will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To assist the day-to-day HKSI’s New Athlete Management System (NAMS) maintenance & operation;
  • To act as the focal point in providing technical support to all users in using NAMS;
  • To consolidate users’ requirements gathering, analysis and documentation and communicate with technical team to ensure the operation requirements well address operation needs;
  • To assist the Assistant Sports Information and Database Manager and work closely with development team and external vendors to ensure the requirements can be completed timely;
  • To liaise with contractors and IT team to gather specialist information for troubleshooting purposes;
  • To provide support, NAMS training and solutions for all users;
  • To process data processing, generate statistics analysis and reviews of NAMS;
  • To assist the Assistant Sports Information and Database Manager and explore new technology, introduce innovative solutions to automate process and to uplift operation efficiency;
  • To assist the Assistant Sports Information and Database Manager in managing the operations of Sports Library, the e library system, the library users’ database and library services to all users;
  • To attend meetings, as required to seek feedback and to explore the technical requirements of all service users in order to develop and improve the service; and
  • To perform any other duties assigned by supervisors.


The Requirements

  • Higher Diploma or degree holder in Computer Science or Information Technology related discipline;
  • Two years’ full-time working experience in related disciplines or two years’ full-time experience as a full-time athlete within a high performance system and exposed to applied sports science;
  • Proficient in computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Sound knowledge of database administration & input, including database design, implementation, migration, and maintenance;
  • Familiarity with cloud-based database environments and migration strategies would be an advantage;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Power Platform would be an advantage;
  • Strong sense of responsibility;
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese. Ability to speak Putonghua is an advantage; and
  • Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong.


The Applications

Please 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 email: on or before 18 April 2024. Please quote reference no. HKSI-20240405-SSTNAMS in the application.

Appointment will be on a fixed term contract. General information is available at the website

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.