Executive Officer I/II in the Research Centre on One-Belt-One-Road [Ref. B/217/09]


Reporting to the Director of the Centre, the appointee will be responsible for providing support in the operation of the Centre (including the development and delivery of executive training programmes).


  1. Develop marketing/student recruitment strategies, identify and liaise with prospective students;
  2. Plan and organize various outreach and marketing activities (e.g. events, international forums/conferences, annual dinners, and seminars);
  3. Reach out to various communities for programme promotion, interact with a range of different internal and external stakeholders (e.g. companies, faculties, and media);
  4. Assist in the preparation and production of communication materials (e.g. annual reports, newsletters);
  5. Provide administrative support to the Director and maintain the day-to-day operation of the Centre;
  6. Carry out routine administration of research/teaching facilities and related activities of the Centre; and
  7. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Occasional travels to Mainland/overseas may be required.


A good honours degree with at least 7 years’ relevant post-qualification experience, preferably with strong business development background. Being self-driven, energetic, and outcome-oriented; solid skills and experience in interacting with various stakeholders; ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure to solve problems with tact and diplomacy; and good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua) are required.  Knowledge of higher education in Hong Kong or business education in Mainland China, and solid experience in programme management or in handling marketing projects for a sizable corporation would be an advantage. 

Candidates with less experience may be considered for appointment as Executive Officer II.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk. The closing date is 14 September 2018. Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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