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).

Officer, Procurement

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Competitive pay, Dental plan, Discretionary bonus, General holidays, Insurance plan, Maternity leave, Medical plan, MPF, Paternity leave
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/2433/181114

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with procurement policies and procedures.
  • Work with users to determine best approach to supply market.
  • Prepare RFQ documents and lead the RFQ process.
  • Analyse RFQ responses.
  • Negotiate with vendors on price and business terms.
  • Prepare Purchase Order and maintain good record trail of transactions.
  • Assist in ad-hoc procurement related projects and report analysis to senior management, if required.
  • Manage the Fixed Assets System.

Requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree in purchasing/logistics, supply chain management or related disciplines.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in purchasing for equipment, materials and services.
  • Experience in commodity/category management and/or strategic sourcing.
  • Good command of written & spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua.
  • Flexible, dynamic, strong minded and detail-oriented.
  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills, able to work under pressure and self-motivated.
  • Experience in government or government-related entity, a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • 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. Application open 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.