Job ref no.: CT3130528-01#8330

Social Lab Manager

Make a Difference Institute Limited

MaD is looking for a Social Lab Manager.
Are you looking for creative, inspiring and challenging work?

We are looking for a new member who is passionate in exploring a new way of public engagement with the desire to drive positive change and co-create solutions that make Hong Kong a better place to live. 

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Be a member of the dynamic lab organizing team to design, facilitate and implement social innovation lab activities such as research advocacy, community engagement and public programmes;
  • Co-develop a sustainable model for the Social Lab;
  • Lead and devise research and make use of the findings for policy advocacy and influencing cross sector partners
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary stakeholders to bridge global expertise and localise experience to facilitate social innovation and Social Lab development;
  • Supervise and manage project financials and project milestones;
  • Oversee production of lab items and ensure great quality output;
  • Work on weekends or holidays during peak lab season

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of work experience in a social innovation agency setting with project management experience;
  • Passion in social innovation and experience to advocate for changes in policy and practices are a must
  • Solid experience in project management, stakeholder engagement, social enterprise/youth development training
  • Previous experience with startups/service design/business development a definite advantage;
  • Strong systems thinking, analytical, writing and advocacy skills.
  • Organized, able to multitask with endless curiosity and a penchant to innovate;
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills in English and Chinese;
  • Good numeracy skills and business acumen;
  • Degree or above, preferably in social science, humanities, social design, urban studies or related field;
  • Strong interest in social and community issues
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More job information
Job ref no. CT3130528-01#8330
Salary
Job Function
Industry
Location
  • Lai Chi Kok
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
Education
  • Degree
Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • Medical plan