The Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) is a statutory body that accredits academic and vocational programmes to ensure that they meet minimum quality standards for entry into the Qualifications Register (QR). We are also responsible for maintaining the QR. HKCAAVQ offers a professional career in quality assurance, excellent exposure to local and international education, and challenging development opportunities to outstanding candidates. Applications are invited for the following position:
Senior Consultant (Temporary) [Ref: 2016/17/14/J]
jobsDB Ref. JHK100003004781551
Employer Ref. 2016/17/14/J
HKCAAVQ has embarked on a strategic initiative to proactively develop and promote its consulting services to local and overseas clients from the public and private sectors, initially Macao, Mainland China and South East Asia. HKCAAVQ is building up its consulting team via a phased approach to support this initiative.
The Senior Consultant will assist in charting and executing the development of consulting services by means of market identification and development, organising marketing campaigns and outreach programmes, client relationship building, and risk analysis and management. He/She will assist in coordinating and managing consulting projects through developing proposals, contract and resource management, and client and project team management. In addition, he/she will work as a project/case officer in projects conducted by the Consulting team; duties may include conducting background research, data collection and interviews; organising focus groups and workshops; conducting analysis; and writing reports.
Applicants should hold at least a first degree comparable to HKQF Level 5, preferably with a post-graduate qualification at HKQF Level 6 or above and training or experience in research or marketing. We are looking for an individual who has relevant work experience in consulting and/or business development, preferably in the education market or in professional bodies. Knowledge of quality assurance and developments in education and training in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region will be a definite advantage.
The successful candidate should be a self-starter with good business acumen. He/She needs to have hands-on project management skills, good problem-solving and planning ability. He/She should be a team-player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written English and Chinese including Putonghua). Some travel may be required.
Conditions of Service and Application Procedures
Appointment will be made on a temporary contract of one year. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants are invited to apply by letter including a short narrative on how you can add value to HKCAAVQ together with your CV, and stating present and expected salary. Candidates with less experience may be considered for appointment as Consultant.
Please send your application quoting the relevant reference number to the Executive Manager (Human Resources) either by clicking "Apply Now" or by post to HKCAAVQ, 10 Siu Sai Wan Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong no later than 8 October 2016.
Personal data collected will be treated in the strictest confidence and only be used for recruitment purposes.
For more information on HKCAAVQ, please visit www.hkcaavq.edu.hk.