Head of Sports Science & Medical. (Closed)

Job Category: Head of Sport Science & Medical Location: New Delhi
Date : 03-11-2022 to 14-11-2022
Area : Head of Science & Medical
Type of Contract : contract
Email Application with one page resume to : hr@the-aiff.com
Email Subject : Application for the post of Head of Sport Science & Medical
Application Deadline : November 14, 2022

Reports to Secretary General

Education Qualification:

  • Post-Graduate Degree or Diploma in Sports Medicine (NMC recognized) after MBBS.
  • Relevant experience of  5-7 years
  • Prior experience as a Team Doctor with National teams/ISL/I League teams.

Necessary Knowledge and Experience:

  • Well trained in managing on-field medical situations and fundamental knowledge of emergency care regarding sporting events.
  • Expert knowledge of trauma, musculoskeletal injuries, and medical conditions affecting football players.
  • Should possess special proficiency in the care of musculoskeletal injuries and medical conditions encountered in female athletes.

Duties Responsibilities:

  • To establish a sports science and medical department at AIFF.
  • To plan and create sports science and medical aspects in AIFF and with National teams including clubs/academies and Centres of Excellences.
  • To prepare guidelines and SOPs to provide comprehensive medical care for the members of the National Football Teams& tournaments.
  • Provide emergency care and long-term supervision towards the optimal physical restoration of any health or musculoskeletal issues of the team members.
  • Supervise the medical staff to achieve and maintain excellence in the quality of care provided to players when the National Football team participate in training camps and competitions.
  • Do pre-competition medical assessment of the players.
  • To manage different on-field medical situations and to do the required first aid procedures.
  • Provide clinical advice and guidance to the staff within the National Team with relevant clinical diagnosis and medical decisions best suited for the team.
  • Make sure the Covid protocols are maintained within the team and premises and be the lead medical response coordinator, if cases arise.
  • Send the relevant health monitoring and medical reports to AFC/FIFA, as required.
  • Maintain medical reports of the team members.
  • Ensure the necessary dietary patterns to athletes is delivered to maximize performance, prevent disease and improve health.
  • Adhere to the latest World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) principles and regulations with regard to the use of Drugs in Sport.

Skills and abilities:

  • Good interpersonal and articulate communication skills.
  • To be invariably available in case of medical issue for any of the team members.
  • Guidance on recovery and sports nutrition.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Bilingual Hindi and English (English Language is a must - written and spoken).

Interested candidates should mail their CV to hr@the-aiff.com with the subject as ‘Application for the Post of “Head of Sports Science & Medical." Last date of Application is 14th November 2022.

AIFF reserves the right to cancel/reject the vacancy or applications without assigning any reason. The Candidate should be available for immediate joining.