Job ref no.: 220914001-IE
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Executive Officer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Executive Officer (Ref. 220914001-IE)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) provide administrative support to the Director of Research and Innovation to facilitate the planning and execution of new initiatives and policies;

(b) manage relevant issues and assist in preparing reports and presentation materials;

(c) prepare budgets and manage accounts for the Office;

(d) liaise and coordinate with internal and external parties in various issues and initiatives;

(e) supervise junior staff in day-to-day administrative work and activities and provide advices to subordinates;

(f) support the operation of the Office, including database maintenance, handling of enquiries, social media platform management and promotion of related activities; and

(g) perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Research and Innovation or his/her delegates.


Applicants should:

(a) have a recognised degree with at least five years of solid administrative and supervisory experience, preferably gained from sizable organisations, tertiary institutions or similar settings;

(b) possess strong administrative and leadership skills;

(c) have experience in issue management;

(d) possess a high level of proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage;

(e) possess a positive attitude, good interpersonal, liaison and organisational skills with high self-motivation and ability to work independently;

(f) be proactive and able to work under pressure and meet tight schedules;

(g) be open minded and willing to learn; and

(h) have good computer literacy and be familiar with MS Office.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written test.   

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.


Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website ( Consideration of applications will commence on 21 September 2022 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities. 

More job information
Job ref no. 220914001-IE
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 5 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree