To contribute to the Grant Making team in achieving the Club’s vision as the world class charity and community benefactor solving Metropolitan social issues with innovations.
Scope and Role :
Reporting directly to the Head of Charities (Grant Making / Special Projects) or Executive Manager, the job holder is responsible for :
develop and assess donation applications from different organisations such as non-profit making organisations, tertiary institutions, Government departments, etc.
and make recommendations to the Executive Director, Charities and Community for consideration;
initiate, develop and implement new initiatives or projects to meet community needs;
lead development of supporting staff
You will :
To initiate and assess funding applications with a view to make recommendations to the Executive Director, Charities and Community for consideration;
and to ensure the applications being reviewed and recommended are able to meet the community needs and in compliance with the Trust’s policies and guidelines
To seek out new initiatives and explore opportunities of collaboration with the Government, tertiary institutions, and non-government organisations to meet the emerging and various needs of the community through charity contributions
To propose appropriate conditions to be followed by grantees, and monitor spending of donated funds, handle budget virements, assist in compiling statistical / financial / progress reports and project updates, as well as report on special situations and make recommendations to management
To monitor approved projects to ensure that they are implemented and completed according to schedule, pledged output and outcome, and within the original agreed scope and budget
To represent the Trust in activities in relation to his / her respective projects including ceremonies, Voting Member Visits, Community Day and other related functions as part of the ongoing project monitoring process of approved projects, stakeholder engagement and new project development
To perform other activities ranging from background research on proposals, to drafting articles and speeches for publicity events as required by the Trust
To lead development and implementation of strategies on respective themes for greater social impact
To plan and oversee professional development of supporting team members
To lead or support Cultural Transformation initiatives, and cross-team and cross-theme collaboration effort.
You should have :
a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Public Health
Must have a minimum of 10-12 years’ relevant experience, with 7 years at a senior level, preferably in the social welfare, education, health, sports, arts, public administration or charity and grant-making field, or any other sectors in relation to different subject matters under the HKJC Charities Trust’s funding ambit
Must have extensive knowledge of one or several sectors under the HKJC Charities Trust’s funding ambit
Must have extensive experience in dealing with different stakeholders, such as government officials, district boards, academic public bodies and local foundations in relation to philanthropic matters in Hong Kong
Candidates with less experience may be considered for Charities Manager
Terms of Employment
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualification and experience.