Job ref no.: HKRITA-RM-06/22
The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited

Research Manager

The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the appointee will be required to:

  • lead the team to develop R&D projects;
  • undertake preliminary research/analysis of target technological areas;
  • develop new projects, including project design and proposal writing;
  • conduct research activities and monitor the research team to achieve project deliverables;
  • manage R&D projects, including technical and financial aspects and other project administrative tasks, such as preparation of project updates and reports;
  • liaise and work closely with local and overseas universities, research institutions and business partners for project development and commercialization;
  • promote and support project commercialization, work closely with the Business Development team on know-how or technology transfer;
  • assist in R&D publicity events or programmes organized by the Institute; and
  • perform any other duties as assigned.


  • A master’s degree or above in Textiles and Clothing, Chemistry, Engineering or a related discipline;
  • 5 or more years of relevant working experience, preferably with experience in R&D or textile or fashion related industry;
  • Highly-organized and capable of working under pressure with multi-task assignments;
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with a good command of Putonghua being an advantage; and
  • Frequent travel to overseas is required.

Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An initial 2-year contract will be offered to the successful candidate of the post. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae in strict confidence to Human Resources Manager, HKRITA, R906-08, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon. (E-mail: [via CTgoodjobs Apply Now ]). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. HKRITA reserves the right to consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the position. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purpose. Please mark “PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL" and quote the position applied for and its reference number on the envelope.

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Job ref no. HKRITA-RM-06/22
  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Family medical plan
  • Medical plan
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 5 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Master's degree