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Senior Manager, Investment Promotion (Shanghai)

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) is looking for a dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic candidate to fill the important position of Senior Manager of the Shanghai team.

InvestHK is the department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region tasked to attract and retain foreign direct investment in Hong Kong.  Its dedicated Shanghai team promote Hong Kong as a platform for Mainland companies to go global.  

Hong Kong is one of the world’s most dynamic, vibrant and international cities.  As a leading international financial centre, Hong Kong is a premier hub for companies to expand business in Asia and tap into fast-growing opportunities in ASEAN and under the Belt and Road initiative.

Senior Manager, Investment Promotion (Shanghai)

You will support the Head of Investment Promotion in Shanghai in driving the promotion work for inward investment to Hong Kong in the geographic markets under the purview of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Shanghai (Shanghai ETO) including the Municipality of Shanghai and the four Provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui and Shandong.  You are expected to possess deep understanding of the Mainland markets across all sectors, as well as the general business environment of Hong Kong.  Being highly goal driven and client centric, you should demonstrate excellent sales and client management skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

(1)    To assist Head of Investment Promotion in Shanghai in driving the promotion work for inward investment to Hong Kong in the geographic markets under the purview of the Shanghai ETO;

(2)    To assist in implementing the annual geographic business plan for promoting inward investment to Hong Kong;

(3)    To devise the list of target companies, in particular in priority sectors as identified by the Invest Hong Kong Head Office and those that can create valued employment in Hong Kong; 

(4)    To proactively reach out to target companies via conducting marketing activities and promotional campaigns as well as individual company visits and to provide timely advice and practical assistance to potential investors;

(5)    To organise and support investment promotion visits by sector teams and directorate from Invest Hong Kong Head Office;

(6)    To develop links and networks with business multiplier organisations and identify opportunities that can help raise the profile of Hong Kong and Invest Hong Kong; 

(7)    To collect market intelligence and information on the sectors of interest;
(8)    To maintain proper records of the contacts and leads generated as well as the aforementioned activities via various means including CRM, emails and file record;

(9)    To support the Shanghai ETO activities as and when required; and

(10)    To perform any other duties as assigned by Head of Investment Promotion in Shanghai.

Entry Requirements

(a)    A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, International Marketing or subjects related to Innovation and Technology; a higher degree would be an advantage;

(b)    Knowledge and experience relevant to the Innovation and Technology industry is a must;

(c)    Minimum of 5 years of international sales and/or business development experience, preferably in international organisations, foreign direct investment promotion or economic development, at a managerial position;  reference letter(s) from former employer(s) is/are required;

(d)    A strong command of written and spoken Chinese and English with excellent presentation and communication skills in English and Putonghua; and

(e)    Broad knowledge of the business environment for geographic markets under the purview of the Shanghai ETO and relevant working experience are important; experience of living and/or doing business in Hong Kong would be an asset; and willing to travel within the Mainland and to Hong Kong.

Salary Range 

Starting from RMB17,861 to RMB24,409 per month (before tax). Year-end bonus will be granted at the end of the calendar year. Fringe benefits shall be provided according to Labor Law of Shanghai Municipality and relevant regulations.

Application Method

Qualified applicants must submit their CVs in both English and Chinese to on or before 14 August 2022. Application failing to meet the requirement will be considered as invalid.

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