The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Manager (Ref. 16100503-IE)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Bachelor
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Manager (Ref. 16100503-IE)

Location: Hunghom

Innovation and Technology Development Office 

Manager (Ref. 16100503-IE)

The Innovation and Technology Development Office (ITDO) oversees (i) the advancement of major research and development initiatives with knowledge transfer potential as well as the management of intellectual property portfolio of the University; and (ii) the creation of new technology development and transfer opportunities through collaborative research/projects with the Government, non-government organizations, industry, and business communities.  The ITDO supports the University’s mission to develop and apply technology arising from its research, resulting in the expanded use of University intellectual property in the Government, non-government organizations, industry, and business communities. 

Duties 

The appointee, under the supervision of the Director of Innovation and Technology Development or his delegates, will be required to: 

(a)  assist in development and execution of appropriate intellectual property (IP) management for harvesting of value and protection of IP; 

(b)  assist in IP promotion to facilitate trade exchange and knowledge transfer; 

(c)  assist in drafting agreement terms leading to successful alliances and technology transfer; 

(d)  develop and maintain relationships with University’s partners in both the public and private sectors to enhance technology and knowledge transfer; 

(e)  provide support to IP system, database management, and other IP-related matters; 

(f)   plan, organize, coordinate and implement events, meetings, seminars, workshops, projects and various marketing activities of the Office; and 

(g)  perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Office or his delegates. 

The appointee may be required to travel and to work irregular hours. 

Qualifications 

Applicants should: 

(a)  have a recognized degree in a relevant area of Science and/or Engineering, preferably with relevant qualification in business, intellectual property, and/or law; 

(b)  possess at least five years of solid professional and relevant experience at supervisory level; 

(c)  have a good working knowledge in intellectual property, especially in patent; 

(d)  have a good understanding of technology transfer, business development, and licensing; 

(e)  be highly motivated, result-oriented, and be able to work under pressure;

(f)   have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua); and 

(g)  possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 

Application 

Please submit application form via email to [email redacted, apply via Jobable]; by fax at 2764 3374; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. The closing date for application is Wednesday, 19 October 2016.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of 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.


Technical Skills

  • Database Administration
  • Research and Development