About The Hong Kong Jockey Club
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A world-class horse racing operator and one of the world’s largest charity contributors, donating a record HK$3.9 billion in 2015/16. A major taxpayer, Hong Kong's largest by far, generating HK$20.9 billion in 2015/16 for public funds. A pioneer in technology, striving for the highest levels of customer service. A membership club, recognised as one of Asia’s most prestigious. Above all an organisation dedicated to the overall betterment of Hong Kong. This is The Hong Kong Jockey Club, a truly remarkable organisation offering you a rewarding career with unparalleled prospects for growth and development.
Secretary/ Handicapping and Race Planning Officer

The Department

The Handicapping, Race Planning & International Racing team has a vital impact on the balance and quality of racing in Hong Kong, and is responsible for the organisation and smooth running of Hong Kong’s international races and associated events.

The team is primarily responsible for providing competitive opportunities for all Hong Kong’s racehorse population. The team allocates ratings to horses with the aim of equalizing their chances of success in handicap races, and plans a well-balanced racing programme to provide racing that is fair, competitive and exciting.

Hong Kong now has 31 international Group races, which are open to horses trained anywhere in the world. The department is in charge of planning and administering these races, as well as organising the functions and events associated with Hong Kong’s flagship international races, principally the Longines Hong Kong International Races, the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup, the Champions Mile and the Chairman’s Sprint Prize.


The Job

You will:

  • provide secretarial services and support to the Head of the Department
  • prepare documents such as correspondence, presentations, translation, reports etc. and proof-read materials for errors / ensure layout is in line with the Club’s guidelines
  • manage the itinerary of meetings and events
  • handle telephone calls / emails in an accurate and prompt manner
  • maintain an up-to-date filing system
  • support ad-hoc duties as and when required
  • assist the senior officers and managers in performing the handicapping, race planning and racing information production functions
  • assist managers in the compilation of overseas racing records
  • deliver simulcast form guide content in a timely manner to all receiving channels


About you

You should have:

  • a bachelor degree with minimum five years of relevant work experience
  • good organisational skills and the ability to work independently
  • detail-mindedness to ensure accuracy and completeness of the deliverables
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • fluency in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • an interest in horse racing as a sport would be an asset, although it is not essential


Terms of Employment

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


Closing Date

Closing date for applications is 9 December 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


How to apply

Please send your resume, complete with expected salary and job reference to:

Email: recruit9@hkjc.org.hk
Fax: +852 2966 6984
Mail: Human Resources Department
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
8/F Central Complex
Sha Tin Racecourse
New Territories, Hong Kong

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