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Assistant Director - Finance & Administration

About Hong Kong Design Centre

Design helps to enhance Hong Kong’s Competitiveness & Societal Well-being.

Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2001 as a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in establishing Hong Kong as centre of design excellence in Asia. HKDC pursues its public mission in using design and innovation to drive the value creation of business development and improve the well-being of society through the provision of diverse innovation-oriented knowledge sharing and by providing diverse exchange platforms, anchored by five major work directions: CONNECT, CELEBRATE, NURTURE, ADVANCE and ENGAGE.

HKDC’s flagship programmes include:

  • Business of Design Week (BODW) (since 2002) – Asia’s leading annual conference and event on Design, Innovation and Brands;
  • Design for Asia Awards (DFA Awards) (since 2003) – the most recognised design awards from an Asian perspective; 
  • Design Incubation Programme (DIP) (since 2012) and Fashion Incubation Programme (FIP)(since 2016) –two-year incubation programmes to nurture future design and fashion entrepreneurs;
  • Fashion Asia Hong Kong (FAHK) (since 2016) – a new initiative combining conversations, interactions and cultural exchanges to energise the city’s image, and positioning it as an Asian hub for fashion trade and business development; &
  • Knowledge of Design Week (KODW) (since 2006) – an annual thematic design knowledge sharing platform on how design can solve complex challenges of our society.  

We now have an exciting opportunity for talent(s) to join the family.


Responsibilities:

  1. To advise, direct and coordinate resources in accordance with corporate policies & goals in respect of operations, human resources, financial performance and internal control;
  2. To assist in strategic planning, policy matters, and corporate governance-related matters;
  3. To be responsible for all financial matters such as budget preparation, financial forecasting and reporting ;
  4. To liaise with the Government on operational and funding matters;
  5. To provide secretariat support to the Board;
  6. To oversee daily operations of corporate functions of HR, Administration and IT;
  7. To undertake ad hoc tasks as assigned by senior management

Requirements:

  1. Bachelors degree in Accountancy or related disciplines;
  2. Professional qualification in HKICPA, ACCA or equivalent;
  3. Minimum  of 8 years’ experience in finance and administration with at least 5 years at managerial level;
  4. Experience in NGO or Public Sector would be an advantage

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, 1/F, InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon or email to: hr@hkdesigncentre.org. 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.