Functional Manager (Career Management)

Hong Kong (HK)
07 May 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Office of MBA and MiM Programmes, CUHK Business School
Functional Manager (Career Management)

(Ref. 190000UC)

The CUHK Business School is a leading business school and a pioneer in business education in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in Hong Kong in 1963, the CUHK Business School has gained world recognition of nurturing business leaders with immense contributions in Asia Pacific. The School has been offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (MBA, MSc, MAcc, EMBA, MPhil, PhD) with over 4,600 students, as well as executive education. It has one of the most extensive alumni networks in the region, with over 35,000 alumni around the world.  

Among all the master’s programmes offered by the School, the full-time MBA is a highly selective programme and is ranked globally. The students are an internationally diverse group of highly motivated professionals. The part-time MBA programme caters to the needs of working professionals in Hong Kong and southern part of China whose needs are centred on leadership development. The CUHK Business School now seeks to appoint a high calibre candidate to the position of Functional Manager (Career Management).  

Applicants should (i) have an MBA or a Master’s degree plus a minimum of ten years’ post-degree work experience in Marketing, Customer Service, Relationship Management or related areas; (ii) have fluency in English, and ability to communicate in Putonghua is an advantage; (iii) have strong local and regional business networks and be a relationship builder, and be able to communicate effectively with external stakeholders; (iv) be self-motivated, result-oriented and work independently; (v) be a good team player and demonstrates strong ability to work across cultures; and (vi) possess substantial experience in talent acquisition and career development with considerable international experience. Working at flexible hours and travelling will be required. 

Reporting to the Director of MBA Programmes, the appointee will (a) initiate, develop and maintain good relationships with alumni, students and recruiters by planning and implementing engagement initiatives; (b) implement strategies to enhance career development of graduate students and recent graduates through, for example, career counselling/workshop/talks, internships, business consultancy projects, soft skills training, company talks, Alumni Mentorship Programmes, coaching programmes, etc. as appropriate; (c) lead business development through establishing strong and close liaisons with corporations and business partners to develop placement networks and opportunities in the region, especially mainland China, for graduate students and recent graduates; (d) help develop the career curriculum for the MBA Programmes; (e) work closely with the Marketing and Students Recruitment Team in screening and selection of MBA candidates; and (f) assist in managing the School’s Graduate Career Centre.  

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years commencing as soon as possible, renewable subject to mutual agreement.  

Review of applications will begin in late May 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates may be invited for informal discussions, on campus visits and interviews subsequently, as appropriate. 

The CUHK Business School is also known as the Faculty of Business Administration. 

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit