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Chief Operating Officer, Funding Schemes 

Funding Scheme Branch 

Ref: FSB001/21, 1382 


The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) is a multi-disciplinary organisation established by statute in 1967, to promote productivity excellence through integrated advanced technologies and innovative service offerings to support Hong Kong enterprises.  To meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving business environment, we are looking for a seasoned executive for the post of Chief Operating Officer, Funding Schemes.


Job Duties


  • Build a new team to support funding schemes, provide leadership and oversight of performance management and capability building
  • Formulate, drive and implement strategies and plans on the government funding schemes to fulfil HKPC’s mission in enhancing business productivity and competitiveness
  • Lead, integrate, cross-fertilize and leverage the funding schemes to upgrade and transform the industries
  • Proactively pulse enterprise and industry needs, develop and enhance the funding schemes to serve industry-wide business
  • Establish industrial network, and foster close collaboration with the government authorities and across multiple disciplines and stakeholders
  • Direct and develop a strategy to engage the industry partners in multiple disciplines and stakeholders
  • Maintain the financial viability of the funding schemes, and achieve the KPIs
  • Establish a comprehensive mechanism for review and monitoring the funding schemes
  • Oversee the funding schemes for effectiveness and compliance, and contribute to the ultimate goals of industry support
  • Enhance customer experience of funding schemes applications


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor Degree or above from disciplines such as Business Management, Financial Management or equivalent
  • 25 years or more working experience with sizable organizations in which more than 15 years in senior leadership roles
  • Experience in financial controlling preferable
  • Experienced strategic partner to senior management and strong relationship management
  • Extensive experience and proven track record in developing and leading corporate-wide programmes and projects
  • Prior experience in liaising and collaboration with the government authorities preferred
  • Demonstrated strategic mindset and capabilities, excellent leadership and analytical skills
  • Strong judgement sense, crisis and risk management skills and managed to address critical issues proactively and tactfully
  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua



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 candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract basis, which is renewable subject to appointee’s performance and the Council’s development needs.


Applicants should submit application at the HKPC e-Recruitment System ( within 2 weeks from the posting date. 


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.

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