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General Manager, Technology Funding

Funding Scheme Branch

Ref: FSB109/21, 2255

 

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 General Manager, Technology Funding, to oversee HKPC’s secretariat service for Government funding schemes.

 

 

Job Details:

 

  • Direct and oversee the secretariat service for government funding schemes to ensure operational excellence, best in class customer experience, and compliance with the requirement of each government funding scheme
  • Formulate, drive and implement the operational process of the secretariat service, including administrative vetting, technical vetting, quality control, submission to the Programme committees, fund disbursement, and monitoring the deliverables of the applicants against funding agreements
  • Drive and monitor the performance of government funding schemes against defined KPIs, and maintain the financial viability of funding schemes.  Enhance operational process to improve efficiency and productivity while providing effective quality control and compliance monitoring
  • Liaise and negotiate with administrating government departments of funding schemes to agree on the funding programme development and implementation plans.  Communicate closely with administrating government departments on the running of funding schemes
  • Investigate and handle promptly the feedback and complaints from applicants.  Continuously enhance customer service via digitization of application platforms, process simplification, and managing call centres
  • Lead the promotion plans of government funding schemes as per implementation plans, develop and execute engagement activities to proactively collect feedback from stakeholders.  Drive business development of the secretariat service of government funding schemes
  • Manage team performance by instilling performance driven culture and customer servicing mindset.  Provide guidance to upgrade the individual capabilities and performance within the team and ensure sustainable talent pipeline to cope with changing needs


Job Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor Degree or above from disciplines such as Business Management, Financial Management, or equivalent.  Candidate with second Degree in Computer Science or technological disciplines an advantage
  • Over 20 years of solid experience in public administration management, project management and management consulting, of which at least 10 years fulfilling a leading position in sizeable organizations
  • Experienced strategic partner to senior management and with strong relationship management. Prior experience in liaising and collaboration with government authorities preferred
  • Sound relationship with various industries, trade associations and professional institutions
  • Strong leadership, business acumen, project management, client relationship management and people management skills with visionary and strategic mindset
  • Operational process improvement exposure and with related professional qualification e.g. Six Sigma, an advantage
  • Extensive experience and proven track record in developing and leading corporate programmes and projects
  • Self-starter and embrace new ways of working to optimise performance
  • Ability to work and lead in a fast paced and dynamic environment, and effectively handle multiple complex and competing priorities independently
  • Prior exposure to public sector operation an advantage
  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua

 

 

Application:
 
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 (careers.hkpc.org) 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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