Manager (Development) (Ref. 19101601-E)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Government / Social Service > Fund Raising
Government / Social Service > Project / Program Development
Published On 16/10/2019


Manager (Development) (Ref. 19101601-E)


The appointee will, under the supervision of the Director of the Office and her designates, be required to:

(a) assist in designing and implementing fund raising programmes and initiatives for major gifts and University’s strategic development;

(b) prepare fundraising proposals, reports and collaterals;

(c) administer the Endowed Professorship Scheme;

(d) assist in identifying prospects, cultivating and engaging major donors;

(e) plan and organize fundraising activities/ceremonies/events to engage/recognize donors;

(f) provide assistance to staff members from faculties/departments/offices in fundraising matters; and

(g) perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of the Office and/or her designates from time to time.

The appointee may be required to work outside normal office hours for attending meetings and/or participating in fundraising events/activities occasionally.


Applicants should:

(a) have a recognised degree in a related discipline;

(b) possess at least five years’ solid working experience at supervisory/management level in communications, public relations, development and/or relationship marketing, with experience in fundraising for higher education institutions being an advantage;

(c) have an excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese with proficiency in Putonghua;

(d) be highly motivated and result-oriented, and willing to work under tight schedules;

(e) have strong planning/organizing abilities, problem-solving skills and attention to details; and

(f) be a good team player with excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should submit a completed application form together with a covering letter and a full curriculum vitae. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or by clicking . Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. The closing date for application is Wednesday, 30 October 2019. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.