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Senior Manager, Infrastructure

Senior Manager, Infrastructure
Salary: HK$62,950 per month 
(Ref: ISO/09/2022)

Invest Hong Kong is looking for a dynamic, high-calibre and passionate professional to join us as Senior Manager, Infrastructure.  You will drive investment promotion activities in this field and “connect the dots” amongst stakeholders.  You will leverage your sector knowledge, industry experience and network to promote Hong Kong as a built environment destination full of opportunities for business expansion, investment and talent.  Working with our global network and a wide range of partners, you will attract and support leading companies in the built environment/ infrastructure industry from the Mainland and overseas to set up and/or expand their operations in and via Hong Kong.

You will need to demonstrate: 
•    extensive knowledge and work experience in one or more of the built environment/ infrastructure fields (such as project owner, project financier, construction consulting, construction contractor, engineering/design/planning/project management/architectural design/sustainable services and industry organisation, etc.) gained in Hong Kong, Mainland and/or overseas;
•    strong business acumen and solid experience in marketing and business development, gained in built environment-related fields;
•    solid experience in handling client-facing activities, and proven track record of forging, developing and managing strong collaboration with key stakeholders;
•    excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and public speaking skills; and
•    knowledge and good understanding of Hong Kong’s business environment.  Familiarity with business opportunities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Mainland and Belt and Road would be an advantage.

Duties
(i)    To develop, implement and support promotional activities in built environment sector to position Hong Kong as a leading built environment destination;
(ii)    To achieve performance targets, and to provide value-added services to help Mainland and overseas companies to set up and/or expand in Hong Kong, and conduct aftercare services;
(iii)    To engage with the built environment ecosystem stakeholders to enhance our relationships and to raise our profile in this industry;
(iv)    To keep abreast of built environment sector knowledge and market development, and to develop sales messages, presentations, and marketing materials; and
(v)    To perform administrative tasks and ad hoc duties as required. 

Entry Requirements
(a)    A minimum of five years’ full-time work experience in account management, business development, consulting, project management and/or sales and marketing in one or more of the built environment/ infrastructure fields (such as project owner, project financier, construction consulting, construction contractor, engineering/design/planning/project management/architectural design/sustainable services and industry organisation, etc.) gained in Hong Kong, Mainland and/or overseas;
(b)    Extensive business networks in the built environment/infrastructure industry;
(c)    Knowledge and good understanding of Hong Kong’s business environment, knowledge of and experience in investment promotion, marketing communications or economic development would be an advantage;
(d)    Excellent communication skills in English is a must.  Fluency in Cantonese and/or Putonghua is highly desirable.  Proficiency in another language will be an advantage; and
(e)    A Bachelor’s degree from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent, preferably in business or built environment-related subjects.

Terms of Appointment 
Successful applicant will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for normally 24 months.  Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the department and the performance and conduct of the applicant.

Fringe Benefits
(a)    An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract.  Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will equal 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period; and
(b)    Applicant appointed will be granted 14 days of annual leave.  Other benefits, such as rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity/ paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted mainly in line with the provisions of the Hong Kong Employment Ordinance.

How to Apply
Applicants must submit the following items on or before 13 October 2022, 5:00 p.m. (Hong Kong time):

(i)    an application letter setting out in detail why the applicant considers himself/ herself suitable for the position; and
(ii)    a full curriculum vitae (CV) to the email address: job@investhk.gov.hk; and
(iii)    an on-line application by using the G.F. 340 On-line Application System at the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).  

Applications without any of the above or late submission will not be processed.

As notifications will be sent to applicants by email, applicants should provide an accurate email address in their application.  Applicants are responsible for checking their emails to ensure that notification(s) could be duly received.

If no acknowledgement/ confirmation email is received after seven working days from the closing date of application, please contact this department by phone at 3107 1073 or by email to job@investhk.gov.hk.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited for selection interviews within six weeks from the closing date of application.  Those who are not invited for selection interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Email Address: job@investhk.gov.hk

Enquiry Tel. No.: 3107 1073

Closing Date: 13 October 2022, 5:00 p.m. (Hong Kong time)

General Notes
(a)    Applicants must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b)    As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment.  The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c)    Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Applicants appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service.  Applicants appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d)    The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e)    Where a large number of applicants meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified applicants for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted applicants will be invited to recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f)    It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled applicant meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/ written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting.  Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former.  The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau’s website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(g)    Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by e-mail. 

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