DFA Awards


Project Manager

About Hong Kong Design Centre                    

Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) was founded in 2001 as a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in establishing Hong Kong as centre of design excellence in Asia. We are on a public mission to promote wider and strategic use of design and design thinking to foster innovation, create business value and improve societal well-being.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a high caliber candidate to join our dynamic team. Please visit our website www.hkdesigncentre.org for information of HKDC.

The Roles:

  1. Support the overall execution, planning and development of DFA Awards;
  2. Formulate strategies and tactics for different activities like call for entry, judging, awards presentation ceremony and exhibitions, etc., including budgetary control timely reporting, compliance with corporate governance policies, assessment of outcomes and impact;
  3. Build overseas and local strategic partnership and establishment of productive relations with designers, design companies and supporting organisations for long-term collaboration;
  4. Maintain and improve the stakeholder relations and overall experience;
  5. Assist in monitoring the team’s operation, motivating the subordinates to achieve targets and developing their potentials;
  6. Perform ad-hoc assignments and support new initiatives as required

  Requirements:

  1. University graduate with a minimum of 8 year’s relevant work experience in design industry-related developments (e.g. design education, experience-based programming, event/exhibition management, hospitality, marketing, communications, art and cultural, etc.);
  2. Proficient command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  3. Sensibility towards design and demonstration of strong interest in promoting design thinking, design knowledge and design industry;
  4. Competency in project management;
  5. Experience in PR, event management, marketing and digital event preferably in the design industry is an advantage;
  6. Positive work attitude, detail minded and passion for HKDC mission;
  7. Resourceful with creative thinking, network and flair in working with diverse stakeholders.

More information about DFA Awards:
https://dfaawards.com/

Interested parties are invited to apply by sending your resume with full details of education, work experience, current & expected salary, contact telephone number and earliest available date to the Human Resources Office, Hong Kong Design Centre, Unit 602, 6/F, Mill 5, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan or email to: hr@hkdesigncentre.org on or before 23 April 2024. HKDC reserves the right not to make appointment for the post(s) advertised. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All information received will be kept in strict confidence for six months and data will only be used for recruitment purpose.