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Executive Manager in the HKU-SCF FinTech Academy

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 500027
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Computer Science (14200)
Categories: Professional & Management
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Executive Manager in The University of Hong Kong – Standard Chartered Hong Kong 150th Anniversary Community Foundation FinTech Academy (HKU-SCF FinTech Academy (Ref.:500027), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

High caliber candidates are now being sought to help steer the direction and manage The HKU-SCF FinTech Academy which was newly established in the Faculty of Engineering of the University.  The Academy has a vision to make a sustainable impact in FinTech by grooming world-class FinTech talents and leading innovative research in Hong Kong. 

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably with at least 10 years’ work experience (and at least 5 years at supervisory level) and basic knowledge of finance, IT and the FinTech industry.  Solid experience preferably in branding, public relations, event planning and project management and excellent command of English and Chinese are essential. Competent communicators who are able to work with multiple stakeholders and drive industry and community engagement are preferred.  They should also have a strong sense of responsibility and high level of organizational and problem-solving skills.

The appointee will work closely with the Executive Director of the Academy. Key responsibilities include planning and execution of a wide range of talent development activities (such as lecture series, hackathons, executive meetings, and professional trainings), liaising and coordinating with the financial industry and professional institutions, providing the Academy with administrative support, and other assignments given by the Executive Director and the Head of the Department of Computer Science.  This post is equivalent to the rank of Senior Finance Manager or Senior IT Manager in the University. 

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499672) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

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 as soon as possible and continue until June 7, 2020.


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