Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club has become one of Hong Kong’s best known and respected organisations, providing the public with world-class sporting entertainment as well as being the city’s major non-Government community benefactor.
Our contribution to the community is made possible through our unique, not-for-profit business model that channels the surplus proceeds from responsible gaming into community benefits.
The Club is now donating over HK$3.6 billion a year to charitable and community projects through its Charities Trust. The Charities Department provides support to the Board of Trustees in the task of granting donations to various non-profit organizations in support of community projects, including arts and culture, sports and recreation, youth services, elderly services, environmental protection, medical and health, etc.
You will :
Drive implementation of strategic initiatives across the Charities Department, including but not limited to strategic reviews and research projects, operations efficiency and governance and control improvement initiatives.
Manage and execute related Charities’ strategic research projects, carried out internally or in collaboration with external researchers.
Drives NGO capacity building initiatives, including but not limited to training and knowledge exchange programmes and related grant projects
Develops new IT grant-making projects and independently manages funding applications and projects end to end, including but not limited to identification of collaboration partners, project idea / concept development, market research, due diligence, assessment and research for grant approval / review, Committee paper writing, project implementation and related event management.
Keeps abreast of latest developments in the philanthropy / grant-making community both in Hong Kong and globally, and related government policies that may have strategic impact.
You should have :
a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 8 years of relevant experience, preferably with experience in strategy consulting, non-profit organisation, or philanthropy field
excellent analytical and project management skills
excellent communication skills (including English written skills)
creativity and outgoing, outspoken personality
good understanding of philanthropic topics, including local social issues and trends, latest international philanthropic trends, tools and resources
passion for, and demonstrated commitment to, improving the Hong Kong community.
Terms of Employment
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate.
Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.