Administrative Assistant II/ Executive Officer (holding the functional
title of Centre Manager) in the Centre for Water Technology and Policy, under the Faculty of Social Sciences
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 523774 Work type: Full-time Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong
Administrative Assistant II/ Executive Officer (holding the functional title of Centre Manager) in the Centre for Water Technology and Policy, under the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 523774) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)
About the Centre for Water Technology and Policy
The Centre for Water Technology and Policy, established in 2018, conducts cutting-edge research on water technology and water policy issues that produce findings of direct practical relevance for Hong Kong's urban water sector. Our research team has assembled some of the best minds in the Faculties of Engineering and Social Sciences. The Centre offers a vibrant working environment, embraces an innovative culture and commits to a can-do spirit.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Centre Manager will take charge of the Centre's administrative functions to ensure its efficient and effective operation. Specifically, the appointee will work closely with the Executive Director, to provide the latter with administrative support in regard to grant applications and project management. He/She will oversee all human resources and financial transactions of the Centre, including staff recruitment, performance evaluation, and management of budgets and related resources. The appointee, in addition, will provide secretarial support to the Executive Director and supervise junior staff in the planning and organisation of knowledge exchange activities, such as seminars and conferences, to promote collaboration and knowledge sharing with concerned stakeholder groups. Those with less experience and relevant credentials may be considered for appointment as Executive Officer.
What We Offer
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary.
How to Apply
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence from as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2023 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written test and an interview.
Advertised: Nov 13, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2023 (HK Time)
Administrative Assistant II/ Executive Officer (holding the functional title of Centre Manager) in the Centre for Water Technology and Policy, under the Faculty of Social Sciences
Hong Kong University
November 14, 2023
November 30, 2023