Job ref no.: CT3119895-01#0001
Yidan Prize Foundation Limited

Program Manager

Yidan Prize Foundation Limited


Program Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Program Director to formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects, events or activities, including but not limited to committee meetings, annual ceremony, summit and other conferences;
  • Develop operating plan involving deadlines, milestones and processes to support the programs. Ensure the programs operate within the approved budgets;
  • Coordinate with third party vendors to ensure efficient and effective program delivery with all relevant professional standards;
  • Support the process of nomination invitation including outreaching to worldwide potential nominators, nominating organizations and partners for the program, and monitoring the whole nomination and judging process under the supervision of Program Director;
  • Develop cooperative relationships with stakeholders and arrange meetings, whenever required, with relevant stakeholders under the supervision of Program Director;
  • Maintain stakeholders and nomination database. Update new information whenever need;
  • Prepare meeting papers, generate analysis and program reports under the supervision of Program Director;
  • Handle enquiries regarding to nomination process, overall program logistics and arrangement. Relay other enquiries and stakeholders’ concerns to the appropriate senior staff;
  • Apply change, risk and resource management whenever needed;
  • Develop an evaluation framework to assess performance of programs and identify areas for improvement;
  • Attend and make presentation at other events, both local and overseas, that are related to foundation’s programs or future development;
  • All work assigned to you by your supervisor(s) and such other duties, as the foundation may from time to time consider appropriate.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences/Education/Communications is preferred
  • At least 8 years of working experience with mimimum 3 years in program management including program planning, overall operation and evaluation process
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and organizational skills 

  • Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving skills and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Able to work/travel independently and willing to take responsibilities
  • Self-motivated, ability to prioritize multiple tasks with proactive attitude
  • Willing to develop and building rapport with stakeholders/partners
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Chinese word processing
  • Polished writing in English and Chinese, highly developed presentation skills in English, Mandarin and Cantonese


Application Guidelines

Applicants please send resume with cover letter and expected salary to the Yidan Prize Foundation by clicking Apply Now on or before 15 February 2019. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least two referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for providing references. Please make the email subject in the format of: [APP_Program Manager_Last Name_First Name], and use content-related filenames for attachments.

Shortlisted applicants shall receive invitation for interview within 6 weeks from the closing date. Information provided shall be used for recruitment purpose only. We comply with regulations of HKSAR including handling private data. The Foundation is an equal opportunities employer.