Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate...

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Principal Lecturer - Business Discipline

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 8 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Published On 20/05/2022
ref. C/BA/PL/05/22-AP1

Business Discipline

參考編號 : C/BA/PL/05/22-AP1

Reporting to the Academic Director, the Business Discipline (BA), the Principal Lecturer will lead the academic planning and development of pre-employment programmes in E-commerce, Aviation and Logistics, Supply Chain, and Business Management. He/She will also be responsible for the management, planning and development of the academic department in the VTC campus as well as in-servicing training programmes. The job holder will lead the BA Discipline in the planning and execution of the VTC E-Shop which aims to provide an authentic training environment for students to demonstrate their knowledge / trade skills in running an online shop from a practical perspective. He/She will also lead the planning of strategic collaboration with institutes and corporations in the Greater Bay Area.

Major Duties:
(a) To play a leading role in the planning, development and management of the discipline / operational unit to ensure an efficient and smooth operation;
(b) To play a leading role in the development, validation and accreditation of programmes as well as strategic development of the relevant discipline;
(c) To act as Discipline’s Programme Area Leader to provide academic leadership and serve in relevant training boards / committees as required;
(d) To maintain close contacts with all stakeholders, both internal and external, for the development of the vocational and professional education and training (VPET) programmes and its related projects;
(e) To develop and review quality policies and procedures, and to oversee the academic quality of the relevant training programmes of the discipline / operational unit;
(f) To perform teaching duties and/or supervise student projects where necessary;
(g) To formulate strategies and policies in relation to the VTC E-Shop and implement long-term strategic marketing plans for sustainable development;
(h) To initiate, develop, and execute policies and practices for the scope of VTC E-shop operations under his/her purviews;
(i) To steer the implementation of the BA strategic collaboration in the Greater Bay Area and develop collaboration projects with different stakeholders;
(j) To develop the Earn and Learn programme of the Aviation and Logistics area; and
(k) To develop and implement the digital content development of the BA discipline to meet the emerging industry needs and seize new opportunities.

(a) A recognised degree and a post-graduate qualification in Business Administration or a related discipline, preferably with relevant professional qualifications;
(b) At least 8 years relevant experience at an appropriate level of responsibility in E-commerce and/or logistics industry, or the work areas relevant to the post;
(c) Experience in the establishment of a new online platform would be an advantage;
(d) Management experience in implementation of new initiatives / development of projects at the corporate level;
(e) Good knowledge and skills in IT applications relevant to E-commerce / Supply Chain & Logistics sectors;
(f) Proven networking capability and be able to establish linkages and forge strategic working relationships with leading companies in E-commerce / Supply Chain & Logistics sectors;
(g) Strong leadership ability, good project management, interpersonal, communication and team-building skills; and
(h) Good presentation skills and high level of proficiency in English, Chinese and Putonghua.

(1) Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a written assessment in English.
(2) The appointee may be required to perform duties outside normal working hours and/or outside campus.

Application Procedures:
Interested applicants should apply for the post via email. A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to vtcjob-hrdap@vtc.edu.hk.

Candidates should take note of the following:
(1) Completed application form (VTC-1) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) should be combined into a single file in PDF format with total file size below 10MB.
(2) The file should be saved with name as “your surname and given name”, e.g. “CHAN Tai-man.pdf”.
(3) For the email subject, please cite “Application for the Post of Principal Lecturer (Ref. No.: C/BA/PL/05/22-AP1)”.
(4) Original and copy of other supporting documents are to be provided at a later stage upon request.

Closing date for application: 9 June 2022

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s). 

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.