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Associate Principal Consultant, Intellectual Property Management

Funding Schemes Division

Ref: FSD417/22, 7915 


Job Description


Who we are looking for:

  • Creativity in new ideas and future focus vision. 
  • Collaboration with colleagues and the community at large.
  • Work Smart, Play Smart!


What you'll do:

  • Manage and administer the Government funding programme that encourages local companies and inventors to protect their inventions through patent registration
  • Implement the overall process of applications vetting, fund disbursement, programme development and promotion to achieve programme effectiveness and quality assurance
  • Monitor budget, key performance indicators and implement measures to ensure smooth team performance and achieve the expected performance levels
  • Take lead on digitising the programme processes and implement measures for enhancement of the effectiveness
  • Compile programme statistics, prepare annual plan, monthly and annual report and presentation materials
  • Participate in a project which aims to analyse the Hong Kong’s patent protection trends in innovation and technology, IP protection, IP commercialisation and dispute resolution


You'll be a good fit if you have/are:

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Law, Business or related discipline
  • Minimum 7 years' working experience in related field with experience in digitalisation will be much preferred
  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua




1. Applicant may be considered for other positions if not matching the requirements of the subject position.


What we offer and What you’ll like here:

  • Exciting new technology development (e.g. IoT, 5G, LoRA, AI etc.) to actualize your creative ideas
  • Opportunities to work with our innovative and vibrant talents
  • Dynamic and energetic culture with smart outfits and sport shoes
  • Academic training scholarship to take your career up a notch 
  • MPF Top-up and dental benefit
  • Medical benefits from Day-1 with extended coverage to dependent(s)


Apply now if you’re ready to take the challenge!  Do not miss this opportunity to join us to Create Value and “MAKE SMART SMARTER”!  


HKPC will take into consideration both the quantitative and qualitative requirements of the post when selecting the suitable candidates.  A competitive salary package commensurate with academic qualifications and experience will be offered.  The successful candidates will be employed on a fixed-term contract basis, which is renewable subject to appointee’s performance and the Council’s development needs.


Applicants are welcome to submit application at the HKPC e-Recruitment System ( within 2 weeks from the posting date.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.  


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Candidates not invited for interviews within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and the applications will be disposed by HKPC within 12 months.