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Director / Associate Director, Business Development (Focus on Mainland Technology Market) Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
Director / Associate Director, Business Development (Focus on Mainland Technology Market) Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation
Job Highlights
  • University or post-graduate degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 10-15 years of relevant experience
  • A deep understanding of the mainland business
Job Description

[Ref. No : JDB/ADBDMTM/190325]

 

Objectives & Key Responsibilities

HKSTP is devoted to driving the development of a vibrant I&T ecosystem in Hong Kong. With the strong resources & support from the government recently, our role is even significant. In view of the rapid expansion & continuous growth of the Company, we are looking for a seasoned candidate to support the Chief Commercial Officer in formulating strategies to identify partnership opportunities with mainland companies & research institutes having leading innovations and technologies. He/she is expected to land anchor tenants to the park. Other key responsibilities are outlined below:-

  • Be accountable for prospect client solicitation and the development of engagement plans
  • Build and maintain good relationships with the Mainland government authorities, industry leaders, universities, institutions, start-up communities, incubators, etc. to build the pipeline of business opportunities securing continuous business growth
  • Connect and leverage on existing resources like InvestHK, HKTDC and other available market channels to reach out to all potential clients interested to know HKSTP
  • Keep abreast of technology trends & other market intelligence and translate them into business opportunities
  • Chair the marketing activities including delegation visits to promote Hong Kong Science Park as an innovation and technology hub
  • Support the initiatives for international business development
  • Perform such other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Requirements

  • University or post-graduate degree in Engineering- or Science-related disciplines, preferably with a MBA degree;
  • 10 - 15 years of relevant experience in new business and geographic area development, of which at least 5-8 years in managerial level;
  • A deep understanding of the mainland business environment and the global technology landscape especially in China; A vision for emerging technologies and experienced in technology transfer/ commercialization in Biomedical Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Smart City, Fintech, Advanced Materials Manufacturing is desirable;
  • Extensive network with government bodies, universities, industries, academia, etc. in China;
  • Well understanding of provincial and local government structure with proven track-record in multi-level engagement protocol;
  • Strong business acumen and leadership skills with excellent command of spoken/written English and Mandarin;
  • Personal attributes: versatile and dynamic, mature and entrepreneurial flair with excellent interpersonal & influencing skills; passionate with can-do attitude;
  • Frequent travel is required

We offer market competitive compensation, 5-day work week, and generous benefits including medical and life insurance. To apply, please send your full resume with current and expected salary to the Human Resources & Office Administration Department, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, 5/F, Building 5E, 5 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, N.T., Hong Kong or, by email on or before  7 April 2019.  Please quote the reference number on the email subject/envelope and the application letter. 

Personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only.  All personal data collected will be used strictly in accordance with employer’s personal data policies, you can access to HKSTP’s Personal Information Collection Statement at https://www.hkstp.org/hkstp_web/en/hkstp/personal-information-collection-statement-recruitment

Applicants not invited for interview within four weeks after application deadline may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be retained for a maximum of two years. 

http://www.hkstp.org/

 

 

Additional Information
Years of Experience
10 years
Employment Type
Contract
Benefits
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance
Company details

Comprising Hong Kong Science Park, InnoCentre and Industrial Estates, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is a statutory body dedicated to building a vibrant innovation and technology ecosystem to connect stakeholders, nurture technology talents, facilitate collaboration, and catalyse innovations to deliver social and economic benefits to Hong Kong and the region.

Established in May 2001, HKSTP has been driving the development of Hong Kong into a regional hub for innovation and growth in several focused clusters including Electronics, Information & Communications Technology, Green Technology, Biomedical Technology, Material and Precision Engineering. We enable science and technology companies to nurture ideas, innovate and grow, supported by our R&D facilities, infrastructure, and market-led laboratories and technical centres with professional support services. We also offer value added services and comprehensive incubation programmes for technology start-ups to accelerate their growth.

Technology businesses benefit from our specialised services and infrastructure at Hong Kong Science Park for applied research and product development; enterprises can find creative design support at InnoCentre; while skill-intensive businesses are served by our three industrial estates at Tai Po, Tseung Kwan O and Yuen Long.