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Manager, Research Project Design (Ref. No.: HKRITA-MRPD-12/18)HK Research Institute of Textiles & Apparel Ltd
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  • Salary negotiable
  • Posted on 13 Apr 2019
Manager, Research Project Design (Ref. No.: HKRITA-MRPD-12/18)HK Research Institute of Textiles & Apparel Ltd
Job Highlights
  • Develop new research project ideas
  • Prepare project proposals
  • Willing to take creative risks
Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the appointee will be required to:

  • Develop new research project ideas and prepare project proposals;
  • Design projects with sponsors, researchers and the government;
  • Undertake preliminary research/analysis of target technological areas;
  • Monitor on-going R&D projects, including technical and financial aspects, other project administrative tasks, as well as preparing project updates and reports;
  • Work closely with R&D researchers and personnel; coordinate with local and overseas universities, research institutions and business partners, and handle enquiries in a professional manner;
  • Assist in R&D publicity events or programmes organised by the Institute; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.


  • A recognised degree in Textiles and Clothing, Chemistry, Engineering, Business Administration or a related discipline;
  • 5 or more years of work experience, with experience in R&D or textile or fashion related industry being an advantage;
  • Highly-organized and capable of working under pressure with multi-task assignments;
  • Innovative and willing to take creative risks;
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with a good command of Putonghua being an advantage; and
  • Frequent overseas travelling is required.

Applicants with more experience/ higher qualification will be considered for the position of Senior Manager, Research Project Design.

Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An initial 2-year contract will be offered to the successful candidate of the post. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae in strict confidence to Human Resources Manager, HKRITA, R906-08, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon. (by clicking "Apply Now"). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. HKRITA reserves the right to consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the position. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purpose. Please mark “PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL” and quote the position applied for and its reference number on the envelope.

Additional Information
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time
Five-day work week, Medical insurance
Company Website
Company details

We are The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA).  

We are established with funding from the Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR Government and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

We work with Industry to invent, innovate, and create new solutions that make our industries better and benefit our society. 

We are a young, energetic team that delights in bringing together researchers and industry partners.

We thrive on challenges.  We are excited by new possibilities.  We love to create new and better products, machines, and solutions. Applications are now invited for the following position.