The West Kowloon Cultural District, located on a dramatic harbour-front site in the heart of Hong Kong, is one of the largest cultural projects in the world, blending art, education and open space.We are currently recruiting the following position to join the Authority.

The West Kowloon Cultural District, located on a dramatic harbour-front site in the heart of Hong Kong, is one of the largest cultural projects in the world, blending art, education and open space.

We are currently recruiting the following position to join the Authority.

Deputy Director, Museum Operations (Hong Kong Palace Museum) (Ref: R1302)

Job level Senior
Work exp 15 Years or above
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Not Specified
Industry Others
Job function Administration > Administration / Operation Manager
Legal / Professional Services > Business Consultancy
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Business Development
Published On 24/07/2020
ref. R1302

Reporting to the Museum Director, the Deputy Director, Museum Operations directs and supervises the functions including Administration, Venue Operations, Visitor Services and Cultural Enterprise. The incumbent also oversees the shared services from other divisions / departments of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA).  

 

You will be responsible for:

  • providing leadership, guidance and advice on day-to-day operation of the Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) that include venue operations, building management and visitor services;
  • managing the museum building and operational projects, and developing internal processes to meet the Museum’s objectives and achieve major KPIs;
  • masterminding and developing the cultural enterprise and commercial activities for the HKPM for marketing and income generating purposes to support museum operations;
  • overseeing museum administration and providing necessary administrative and secretarial support to the HKPM Board and sub-committees; and
  • overseeing the shared services provided by other divisions / departments of the WKCDA such as general procurement, finance, security and district facilities services.

 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • a recognised university degree or above in Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing or other related disciplines;
  • at least 15 years of experience in museum sector including a minimum of 5 years at senior management level;
  • a track record in management and operations of museums or other related organisations that cover budgeting, people management, building management as well as commercial and retail services;
  • strong leadership and communication skills with exceptional organisation, planning and time management competency; and
  • excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Cantonese with knowledge of Putonghua or any other language is an advantage.

 

For interested parties, please send your application letter on or before 8 August 2020 along with your CV outlining your suitability for the role, expected salary and earliest availability. Applications will be considered until the post is filled. Please submit your application as soon as possible.

 

Please quote the name of the position to: 

Ms Tonie Wu
Perrett Laver
Unit 1901, 19/F Wilson House,
19-27 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong

or apply via
 

 

Applicants who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation about four weeks from the submission of an application. 

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards. 

For more information, please visit

https://wd3.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/wkcda/External  

or contact Ms Tonie Wu of Perrett Laver at +852 3702 6498.