Post on 21 Feb 2024
Senior Manager (China Affairs) (ND0059)

We are seeking for a highly energetic and motivated talent to join the Hong Kong Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (HKCeND) which was established under the Health@InnoHK cluster for advanced research in neurodegenerative diseases.


  • Support the Center Director and the senior management in strengthening close liaison with stakeholders in PRC community
  • Co-ordinate and participate in the Center Director and the senior management’s public affairs and community services and related activities
  • Handle PR and media relations such as enquires, interviews and media activities from the PRC media; maintain good relations with the PRC media
  • Collaborate and communicate with the HKUST and HKCeND’ s partners, local and PRC research collaborators, and the PRC industry to promote the university and the Center
  • Deal with other duties and projects as assigned by the Center Director/ the senior management
  • Conduct research and report writing on public affairs


  • Bachelor’s degree in China studies/Public Administration/ Politics/ Economics/ Journalism or related disciplines
  • At least 10 years’ working experience in public affairs/ communication/ social research or equivalent
  • Good understanding of PRC political affairs & economy with general knowledge in high education in PRC and Hong Kong
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese, in particular Putonghua
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
  • Familiar with modern internet tools and gadgets
  • Willing to work outside office hours and travel outside Hong Kong

Salary and Benefits

A competitive salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience in addition to medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave. The appointment will be offered a 2-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of a contract.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit their up-to-date CV and cover letter with salary expectation and availability. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications. Review of applications will commence shortly and continue until the position is filled. The information provided will be kept confidential and be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.


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