The Hong Kong Jockey Club Equine Welfare Research Foundation Limited was established in 2020 with a donation of HK$600 million from the Club. The Foundation's vision is to constantly improve the quality of life of Thoroughbred racehorses throughout and after their racing careers and to educate the public about equine health and welfare. The Foundation will do this by funding research and encouraging collaboration between scientists, scholars, veterinarians and those engaged at the forefront of the racing industry whose decisions and actions affect the welfare of racehorses.
We are looking for a Secretary for the Director of the Foundation / Chief Advisor, Veterinary Science (DEWRF/CAVS). The position holder will also assist the DEWRF/CAVS and Grant Manager of the Foundation by providing administrative support to the Foundation and other projects of the Club.
-provide secretarial support to the Director of HKJC Equine Welfare Research Foundation / Chief Advisor, Veterinary Science including travel arrangement, meeting set-up and expenses claim;
-assist in preparing committee papers, presentations, agenda, meeting minutes;
-assist to maintain databases of applications and peer review records of the Foundation and update Foundation's website;
-manage and coordinate internal and external communications;
-maintain an up-to-date filing system; and
-support ad-hoc duties as and when required.
You should have:
-tertiary education or above;
-minimum five years of relevant work experience in secretarial and/or administrative roles;
-proactive, independent, possess good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills;
-ability to prioritise and good attention to details;
-proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel and Powerpoint;
-experience in database management and content management system would be an advantage; and
-fluency in spoken and written Cantonese and English. Fluency in Mandarin will be an advantage.
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualification and experience.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.