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General Manager, Technology Funding

Technology Funding Division

Ref: TFD562/22, 8328


The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) is a multi-disciplinary organisation established by statute in 1967 to promote productivity excellence through relentless drive of world-class 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 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:


  • Direct and oversee the secretariat service of 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 vetting committee, fund disbursement, and monitoring the deliverables of the applicants against the funding agreement
  • Drive and monitor the performance of government funding schemes against defined KPIs, and maintain the financial viability of the funding schemes.  Enhance operational process to improve efficiency and productivity while providing effective quality control and in compliance with various guidelines and regulations
  • Liaise and negotiate with government authorities of funding schemes to agree on the funding programme development and implementation plan.  Communicate closely with government authorities on the implementation status of funding schemes
  • Investigate and handle promptly the feedback and complaints from applicants.  Continuously enhance customer service via digitalising application platforms, simplifying process and managing professional call centres
  • Lead promotion plans of government funding scheme as per implementation plans, develop and execute engagement activities to proactively collect feedback from stakeholders.  Drive business development and marketing of HKPC secretariat service and acquire new business opportunities from potential Government departments/ bureaux
  • 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

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


  • Bachelor Degree or above from disciplines such as Business Management, Financial Management, or equivalent.  Candidate with second Degree in Environmental Engineering, 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 in a leadership role in sizeable organizations
  • Qualified accountant with HKICPA, or equivalent, preferred
  • Experienced strategic partner to senior management.  Prior experience in liaising and collaboration with government authorities preferred
  • Sound relationship with various industries, trade associations, and professional institutions
  • Operational process improvement exposure and qualification, e.g. six sigma, an advantage
  • Extensive experience and proven track record in developing and leading corporate programmes and projects
  • Prior exposure to public sector operation an advantage 
  • Good command of 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 Asianet Consultants (HK) Ltd.  Interested parties are invited to apply by sending an application, together with a personal resume, or nominate a candidate to the following on/ before 2 January 2023:


Mr Peter Liu

Managing Director, Asianet Consultants (HK) Ltd


Tel: (852) 2530 0137


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.