Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D...

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research.

ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under seven Technology Divisions, namely Communications Technologies, Electronics Components, Mixed Signal Systems IC, Advanced Digital Systems, Intelligent Sensing Technology System, Security and Data Sciences, and Intelligent Software and Systems. Five areas of applications including financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, next generation network, health technologies, and smart city are identified for major pursuits.

Owing to the continuous expansion in our R&D activities, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

(The requirements and responsibilities of the vacancies are posted on our website:www.astri.org)

Head of Procurement

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Competitive pay, General holidays, MPF
Industry Information Technology
Job function Merchandising / Purchasing > Purchasing / Procurement / Sourcing
Merchandising / Purchasing > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 02/01/2019
ref. CFO/PD/PD/2445/190102

Job Responsibilities

  • Set the strategic direction of the procurement functions;
  • Lead complex procurement activities and ensure compliance with the related policies and procedures;
  • Drive the procurement team with good quality of work;
  • Provide professional direction, guidance and support on procurement matters to all staff throughout the organization;
  • Develop procurement electronic system;
  • Lead the tendering process;
  • Assist in ad-hoc procurement related projects and report analysis to senior management, if required

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related disciplines;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in purchasing for equipment, materials or services;
  • Good command of written & spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua;
  • Flexible, dynamic, strong minded and detail-oriented;
  • High integrity, able to work under pressure and self-motivated
  • Experience in government or government-related entity, a plus;
  • Proficiency in Excel e.g. Pivot table, VLOOKUP and
  • Experience in ERP system, a plus;
  • Live the ASTRI values.

Application

Appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work under a five-day week schedule.

Interested candidates should send application (quoting Ref. No.) with detailed resume and, current and expected salary to the HR Department by email (preferable). Application opens until this position is filled.


Post: 5/F, Photonics Centre, 2 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, Hong Kong.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for consideration of an application only. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.