West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Assistant Manager, M+ Museum Building Management (Ref: R1585)

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Posted on 28 Oct 2020

Assistant Manager, M+ Museum Building Management (Ref: R1585)

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Job Highlights

  • Supervisory experience in property handover
  • Experience in building services systems sought
  • Understanding the requirement on AV & E&M systems

Job Description

Reporting to the Head, M+ Museum Building Management, the key objective for the role is to understand and translate museum’s requirements and work closely with different stakeholders including but not limited to Project Division, District Facility Services (DFS) Department, contractors, vendors, suppliers and relevant statutory bodies, to manage the Collection Storage Facility (CSF) and M+ Museum building, get prepared for moving in for operations from an engineering perspectives.
You will be responsible for: 
  • assisting the supervisor on all matters related to building management of the museum and CSF;
  • working closely with relevant parties to monitor the museum’s hardware systems installation and handover schedule, ensuring the systems are ready for the museum’s opening and well-maintained for day-to-day operations;
  • working closely with Project Division to ensure mutually best approach is adopted to resolve technical problems independently, from installation, testing and commissioning of all building related hardware;
  • liaising within M+ team, consultants, contractors and relevant government officials in obtaining appropriate operating licenses and certifications;
  • understanding museum specific needs and requirements on AV and E&M systems, and liaising with relevant parties to resolve users’ issues promptly and proactively;
  • preparing regular progress reports to update relevant parties on museum building matters;
  • assisting the supervisor in operational budget preparation and monitoring actual spend against budget;
  • working with DFS Department to monitor HVAC, fire services, electrical distribution, lighting, vertical transportation design and other associated museum systems to ensure they are operating up to museum standards;
  • collaborating with DFS Department to ensure contractors’ deliverables are up to museum’s requirements; and
  • undertaking any other ad hoc duties as assigned by supervisor when required.
You should:
  • possess a recognised university degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Building Services Engineering or other relevant disciplines;
  • possess a professional membership of relevant institution such as HKIE, IMechE, CIBSE, etc. is preferred;
  • have at least 5 years of relevant working experience where 1-2 years post-qualification experience in planning, design and implementation of building services systems for large-scale building or property gained from client or consultant side;
  • have supervisory experience in property handover and operation lifecycle will be an advantage;
  • have solid experience in statutory submission procedures for obtaining appropriate operating licences and certifications;
  • be proficient in CAD, BIM or any facilities management software;
  • be able to work independently at the same time demonstrating good analytical and problem-solving skills with good project and stakeholder management experience;
  • be detail-minded and result-oriented with good collaboration skills;
  • have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese; and
  • be able to work on irregular work hours and holidays if required.
For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV on or before 11 November 2020. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.  The review of applications will continue until post is filled.

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be accessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from the submission date may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.
For more information
Ms. Linda Hung at 2200-5481

Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Job Type
Full Time
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Company Overview

M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, we are building one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture in the world, with a bold ambition to establish ourselves as one of the world’s leading cultural institutions. Our aim is to create a new kind of museum that reflects our unique time and place, a museum that builds on Hong Kong’s historic balance of the local and international to define a distinctive and innovative voice for Asia’s twenty-first century.

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