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Assistant Director of Human Resources (at the rank of Assistant Registrar)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526550
Work type: Full-time
Department: Human Resources Office (62000)
Categories: Professional & Management
Hong Kong

Assistant Director of Human Resources (at the rank of Assistant Registrar) in the Human Resources Office (HRO) (Ref.: 526550)

We are looking for an Assistant Director of Human Resources to join the Human Resources Office and provide high-quality HR services to the University community.

The Role

The appointed individual will provide leadership to the planning, development and implementation of integrated human resource policies and services in one or more of the following areas: academic personnel, talent and organizational development; business partnering and HR operations; compensation & benefits and HRIS.  The appointee will have managerial responsibilities, with equal emphasis on managing the function and applying individual expertise. The successful candidates will lead a unit in developing operationally effective policies, procedures and systems, in addition to performing any other duties assigned.

Qualifications and Qualities

  • A good Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a higher degree;
  • 8-10 years’ professional experience in HR management or administration preferred, in a public organization or a related sector;
  • Strong understanding of the University's vision and mission and their implications for overall HR strategies;
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrating initiative, sound judgment, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including the supervision, management, and development of a small team to deliver quality service/work;
  • Proven ability to plan and implement significant projects, with experience in project management;
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of presenting ideas clearly and convincingly, both orally and in writing;
  • Proactive planning for staff and resource requirements, good interpersonal and influencing skill;
  • Ability to drive results through collaboration with different stakeholders at the University.

What We Offer

The appointment will be made on fixed-term full-time contract, to commence as soon as possible with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.  A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, and contract-end gratuity together with University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary.  Other benefits include annual leave and medical benefits.  Housing benefits will be provided where appropriate.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 26, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test. 

The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

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