THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Vice President (Campus Development and Facilities)

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT (CAMPUS DEVELOPMENT AND FACILITIES)

Vice President (Campus Development and Facilities) (Ref. PolyU-VPCDF)

The institution

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) pledges Opening Minds • Shaping the Future as its promise for education and research.  With more  than 80 years of history, the University has evolved alongside the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world, through its educational programmes for the nurturing of professional talent, and impactful research and innovations.  Ranked among the top 100 universities globally by QS World University Rankings, PolyU offers a wide range of world-class educational and research programmes in eight faculties and schools.  We strive to create knowledge, address societal issues and benefit mankind.

The University is now inviting applications and nominations for the post of Vice President (Campus Development and Facilities).  Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the appointee will be a member of the Central Management team responsible for campus planning and development, space and facilities management, and health, safety and environment of the University.

Job Functions

The appointee will be required to:

(a)    develop and oversee implementation of strategies in enhancing the space and facilities management as well as health, safety and environment to meet the developing needs of the University;

(b)    plan and lead the capital/special projects in connection with campus development and facilities management;

(c)    foster a smart and sustainable campus ambience embedding health and safety protection of students and staff;

(d)    oversee all premises under the ownership of the University;

(e)    oversee campus planning and development in the Greater Bay Area; and

(f)    perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Vice President or her delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a)    have a relevant degree/professional qualifications and sound professional credentials with at least 10 years of senior management experience in relevant portfolio in sizeable organizations;

(b)    have proven track record of successfully developing and executing innovative strategic initiatives and solutions around large-scale properties in Hong Kong, with previous exposure to property development in mainland China being an advantage;

(c)    have demonstrated capability in planning and execution of sizable capital projects, risk management and innovation, as well as the ability to develop the relevant portfolio in an entrepreneurial manner;

(d)    have knowledge on green initiatives, sustainable development, latest architectural design, best in class building technology and construction methods;

(e)    have knowledge on Government’s policies, law and regulations on campus security, health and safety protection, property development, land administration, town planning, housing and construction and building works;

(f)    be a visionary and inspiring leader with a cogent and people-oriented leadership style;

(g)    have ability to effectively interface with different stakeholders including the Government, business and professional sectors; and  

(h)    have excellent communication and presentation skills in both English and Chinese, with Putonghua being an advantage. 

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Terms of appointment and remuneration package are negotiable and highly competitive.

Application and Nomination

Please submit applications and nominations to Director of Human Resources, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hr.vpcdf@polyu.edu.hk.  Consideration of applications and nominations will commence in June 2021 until the position is filled.  All applications and nominations will be treated in strict confidence.  Applicants may visit http://www.polyu.edu.hk for general information about the University.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.  

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