Manager (Governance Support)

Hong Kong Red Cross
  • By 17 Oct 2023

  • Fellow

  • 4 to 6 years

  • 20,000 to 49,999

  • Medical, MPF, Other Benefit

Job Description

Job Purpose:

The core purpose of this role is to provide leadership for the Governance Support functions in Corporate Service. S/he works closely with the Head of Corporate Service (HCS) to lead development and execution of Governance Support initiatives to support Chief Executive Officer/Secretary General (CEO/SG) in ensuring good governance of the Hong Kong Red Cross (HKRC) in order to steer corporate strategic direction to fulfill its vision and mission.

Key Responsibilities:

-Formulate, lead and direct strategies and plans in Governance Support to ensure compliance with HKRC corporate governance procedure and in alignment with Agency strategic plan
-Lead the Governance Support team in formulating and developing respective functions, policies and guidelines; systems and workflows to ensure continuous improvements for service quality and efficiency
-Execute and manage the governance management cycle, prepare materials for new members orientation and facilitate communications, arrange award nominations and engagement activities; to uphold the best practice in governance to ensure compliance with corporate governance rules and procedures
-To assist CEO/SG and HCS to prepare the meeting agenda and documents with governance
-To lead and organize the Annual Meeting; organize and co-ordinate Agency major initiatives and meetings; attend related meetings, compilation of reports and minutes taking
-Assist HCS in preparation of agency-wide information to relevant stakeholders; compile messages for announcement, notices, updates in relation to Agency-level initiatives

Minimum Qualifications


-University Degree Holder, preferably in Business, Management or Corporate Governance Disciplines
-Minimum 5 years post-graduation and relevant work experience, with at least 2 years at managerial level and proven experience in serving board meetings
-Member of the Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (formerly Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries) is preferred
-Good understanding and recognition of Hong Kong Red Cross’s mission and core values
-Sound programme coordination, presentation and event management skills
-Excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills
-Previous knowledge and experience in working with Council and Committees in NGO environment is an advantage
-Proficient in both written and spoken Chinese (Putonghua) and English

Fringe Benefits:

Fringe benefits including generous annual leave, marriage leave, compassionate leave, caring leave, medical and dental benefits (including dependents), Employer MPF voluntary contribution, and a discretionary incentive payment (where applicable) will be offered to the right candidates.

Contract Period: 2 years (Renewable)

Other Benefit

Annual Leave 18 days; Flexible Working Hours

Application Method

Please send application together with full curriculum vitae and expected salary to the Head of Human Resources Development, Hong Kong Red Cross, 9/F Hong Kong Red Cross Headquarters, 19 Hoi Ting Road, West Kowloon, HK or email to on or before 16 October 2023.

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with Agency’s data protection policy for recruitment purposes only. Applicants not contacted within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and all related information will be kept on our files up to a period of 6 months.

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About the company

The Hong Kong Red Cross was established in 1950. We belong to the World's largest humanitarian network and provide impartial and quality care to protect life and health, and to enhance the capacity of vulnerable people to live a safe and dignified life. Our services include disaster relief, special education, volunteer service, first aid and health training, and blood transfusion.

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