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Chief People and Culture Officer

Human Resources and Facility Management Division

Ref: HFD065/23, 8549


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 People and Culture Officer for both Hong Kong and Mainland operations.


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 will do:


  • Be a strategic business partner in the senior management team by leading and translating strategic business objectives and initiatives to human capital and culture building 
  • Develop people and talent strategy, solutions and workforce plans that create business results and nurture an inspiring and creative culture
  • Act as a catalyst for change, guide and drive organisation design, development and change management solutions
  • Develop robust talent management plan and drive initiatives to attract, retain, develop and engage hi-tech talents in Hong Kong, Mainland and overseas
  • Cultivate a teaming organisation and develop people to maximise their potential
  • Drive digital transformation and process simplification to streamline existing processes and champion continuous improvement
  • Lead the succession planning process for maintaining healthy management pipeline
  • Develop multifaceted relationship and holistically resolve key organisational challenges
  • Support the development of a high performing organisation, and enhance our employer brand for access to the best talents
  • Lead and develop a strong team with mandate to drive and optimise the people functions for delivering a high standard of excellence in overall people management processes and policies 
  • Lead facility management, safety and health, and administration functions
  • Drive and manage the provision of facility renovation and maintenance services and enhancement works to support business and operational requirements

You will be a good fit if you have/are: 


  • Master/ Bachelor Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or equivalent with 10 years' or more relevant experience in senior people manager roles gained largely with sizeable/ multinational organisations or high growth technological companies
  • Experienced strategic partner to senior management and stakeholders in leading key objectives, change management initiatives with successful outcomes
  • Experience in working in sizable organisations in Asia Pacific 
  • Demonstrated expertise in workforce planning, talent management, employee engagement, employer brand management, digital transformation, organisational culture, and execute a roadmap to success
  • Demonstrated innovative mindset and new ways of working to optimise performance, with proven record of developing people and organisations
  • Ability to orchestrate shared values across the employees and reinforce them for cultural development
  • Ability to work and lead in a fast paced and dynamic environment, and effectively handle multiple complex and competing priorities independently
  • Business and people acumen, with ability to influence staff and managers at all levels
  • Strong strategic thinking, excellent coaching and facilitation skills
  • Experience in working with HKSAR and/or Mainland Government will be an advantage
  • Excellent communication and active listening skills
  • Strong analytical skills with data-driven approach to draw insights, prioritise and influence decisions
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese


Note: 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
  • Embracing work flexibility (including Flexi-work hour and Flexi-location)
  • Dynamic and energetic culture with smart outfits and sport shoes
  • Academic training scholarship to take your career up a notch 
  • 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 candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract basis, which is renewable subject to appointee’s performance and the Council’s development needs.


HKPC is being represented in this search by Egon Zehnder International Limited.  Interested parties are invited to apply by sending an application, together with a personal resume, or nominate a candidate to the following on/ before 6 March 2023:


Mr Victor Chan

Egon Zehnder International Limited


Tel: (852) 2918 7630


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  Candidates not invited for interviews within 8 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and the applications will be disposed by HKPC within 12 months.