Comprising Hong Kong Science Park, InnoCentre and Industrial Estates, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is a statutory body dedicated to building a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem to connect stakeholders, nurture technology talents, facilitate collaboration, and...

Comprising Hong Kong Science Park, InnoCentre and Industrial Estates, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is a statutory body dedicated to building a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem to connect stakeholders, nurture technology talents, facilitate collaboration, and catalyse innovations to deliver social and economic benefits to Hong Kong and the region.

Established in May 2001, HKSTP has been driving the development of Hong Kong into a regional hub for innovation and growth in several focused clusters including Electronics, Information & Communications Technology, Green Technology, Biomedical Technology, Material and Precision Engineering. We enable science and technology companies to nurture ideas, innovate and grow, supported by our R&D facilities, infrastructure, and market-led laboratories and technical centres with professional support services. We also offer value added services and comprehensive incubation programmes for technology start-ups to accelerate their growth.

Technology businesses benefit from our specialised services and infrastructure at Hong Kong Science Park for applied research and product development; enterprises can find creative design support at InnoCentre; while skill-intensive businesses are served by our three industrial estates at Tai Po, Tseung Kwan O and Yuen Long.

Manager, Acceleration Programmes

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 8 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Others
Job function Banking / Finance > Fund Management / Hedge Fund
Engineering > Electrical / Electronic Engineering
Engineering > Mechanical Engineering
Published On 28/09/2018
ref. [Ref: SCMP/MAP/180928]

The Acceleration Programmes of HKSTP, as known as Leading Enterprises Acceleration Programme (LEAP) and Global Acceleration Academy (GAA), are new initiatives to further support the development of startups and innovation eco-system in Hong Kong. LEAP is an ultra-tailored programme with one goal in mind - to turn elite startups into regional or global tech giants. GAA is aimed to help startups validate their concept and product with leading corporates through HKSTP’s network.

Job Responsibilities:-

  • Manage the admission process including deal sourcing, programme promotion, due diligence and arranging admission panel meetings, etc.
  • Support LEAP account management to work with acceleratees in various aspects of operations as needed and monitor the progress.
  • Oversee project and event progress and control on resources, timeline and deliverables.
  • Develop partnerships with leading corporates, professional services and investment communities, entrepreneurs and experienced experts
  • Proactively connect with industry communities and investors, and  support in business or investment transactions
  • Deliver and/or source training to acceleratees in relation to one or more key corporate functions
  • Assist in exit management
  • Assist in operation management of the acceleration programmes
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the line manager as appropriate

Requirements:-

  • University graduate or above in Electronics/Mechanical/Industrial Engineering, Finance or related disciplines
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant working experience in start-up operations / early stage investment / consulting / project management.  Candidate with less experience will be considered for lower position
  • Experience in preparing management reporting in large corporates.
  • Previous exposure to Mainland China and overseas market(s) is a plus
  • Passion for entrepreneurship; good understanding in start-up eco-system
  • Experience in dealing with entrepreneurs and senior executives at established organizations
  • Logical thinking, attention to details, great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to take lead and work independently to meet deadlines, as well as proven capabilities to work in a team effectively
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

We offer market competitive compensation, 5-day work week, and generous benefits including medical and life insurance; and voluntary contribution in addition to the legal minimum MPF. To apply, please send your full resume with current and expected salary to the Human Resources & Office Administration Department, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, 8/F, Bio-Informatics Centre, No. 2 Science Park West Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, N.T., Hong Kong or, by email to hr@hkstp.org on or before 11 October 2018.  Please quote the reference number on the email subject/envelope and the application letter. 

Personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only.  All personal data collected will be used strictly in accordance with employer’s personal data policies, you can access to HKSTP’s Personal Information Collection Statement at h ttps://www.hkstp.org/hkstp_web/en/hkstp/personal-information-collection-statement-recruitment

Applicants not invited for interview within four weeks after application deadline may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be retained for a maximum of two years. 

www.hkstp.org