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Sports Researcher

In support of the Government’s Job Creation Scheme under the Anti-epidemic Fund 2.0, The Hong Kong Sports Institute Limited (“HKSI”) has recently created 38 time limited positions covering a wide range of job functions and levels. This is in response to the difficult labour market situation in the wake of the pandemic, with an aim of providing employment opportunities for those with different skill sets, qualifications and years of experience. Applications are invited for the following position.

The Job

Reporting to the Sports Information and External Affairs Manager, the Sports Researcher will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To support new research initiatives by gathering and analyzing open-source sport-related information on an on-going basis to improve and sustain elite sport performance;
  • To carry out desk research and prepare report and/ presentation materials to support strategic planning and management decisions as required; and
  • To perform any other appropriate duties as assigned by supervisor.


The Requirements

  • A university degree in social science, sport science, research methods or a relevant discipline;
  • A minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience in conducting or managing sports related research projects and data analysis; and
  • Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.


[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply. Their applications are being considered accordingly.]


Please send the completed application form with indication of your expected salary to The Human Resources Manager, Hong Kong Sports Institute Ltd, 25 Yuen Wo Road, Sha Tin, New Territories or email: recruitment will continue until the post is filled. Please quote reference no. AEF-SRR 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.