Career Opportunities

Job Title Deadline
Manager (Communications and Public Affairs)
28/05/2024
Assistant Manager (Communications and Public Affairs)
28/05/2024
Analyst Programmer
24/05/2024
System & Infrastructure Manager (Risk Management) - Expired
08/05/2024
Research Assistant (Genome Curation) - Expired
30/04/2024

Manager (Communications and Public Affairs)

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications, the incumbent will perform the following responsibilities to enhance HKGI’s brand awareness and foster public understanding of genomic medicine by planning and implementing a wide range of publicity initiatives.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Devise and implement effective publicity and media relations programmes to promote HKGI and foster public understanding of genomic medicine
  • Serve as HKGI’s content curator, develop compelling messages and bilingual write-ups to publicise HKGI’s achievements
  • Handle media enquiries, interviews, events, daily monitoring and etc. Proactively engage with the media and maintain strong rapport to ensure positive coverage
  • Manage stakeholder engagement and public affairs, including matters related to the Legislative Council and professional bodies. Assist in issue management and formulation of responses and mitigation plans
  • Support internal communications, such as preparing board and committee papers and staff messages
  • Perform any other duties assigned by senior officers.
Requirements:

We are seeking a high-calibre candidate for the post of Manager (Communications and Public Affairs) who possesses:

  • A university degree in Communications, Languages, Public Relations (PR) or related disciplines
  • At least 10 years of solid experience in corporate communications, public affairs or related fields; experience in sizable public organisation or PR agency will be an advantage
  • Proven track record in delivery of successful publicity and public affairs campaigns with strong experience in media relations, project management and vendor management
  • Excellent storytelling skills with excellent written and spoken English and Chinese; ability to turn complex information into impactful stories that resonate with audiences
  • Demonstrated maturity, attention-to-detail, proactivity and self-motivation. Strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently in a dynamic setting

 

Office location: Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin

 

Remuneration:
Successful candidate will be offered attractive remuneration and be appointed on an initial two-year contract (subject to mutual agreement for contract renewal).

 

Application:
Interested parties should send full resume enclosing current and expected remuneration together with availability to recruitment1@genomics.org.hk on or before 28 May 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.

Assistant Manager (Communications and Public Affairs)

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Communications, the incumbent will perform the following responsibilities to enhance HKGI’s brand awareness and foster public understanding of genomic medicine by planning and implementing a wide range of publicity initiatives.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of publicity projects to raise HKGI’s brand awareness, such as events, visits and production of corporate publications and videos
  • Conduct daily news and social media monitoring; build and maintain strong relationships with the media and other key stakeholders
  • Draft, edit and translate communication messages and publicity materials, including press releases, media Q&A, speeches, advertorials, presentations and annual reports
  • Oversee the design, content updates and maintenance of the HKGI corporate website. Devise plans for website revamp and manage project progress
  • Support the team’s administrative operations and perform any other duties as assigned by senior officers

 

Requirements:

We are seeking a high-calibre candidate for the post of Assistant Manager (Communications and Public Affairs) who possesses:

  • A university degree in Communications, Languages, Public Relations (PR), or related disciplines
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience in corporate communications or related fields, including at least 2 years in an in-house role. Experience gained in sizable public organisation or PR agency will be an advantage
  • Strong media network and keen awareness to public affairs and issues; solid experience in media relations and copywriting
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Knowledge and experience in website revamp and management; strength in project management
  • Proactiveness, self-motivation and resourcefulness , with a keen attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Strong presentation and communication skills

 

Office location: Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin

 

Remuneration:
Successful candidate will be offered attractive remuneration and be appointed on an initial two-year contract (subject to mutual agreement for contract renewal).

 

Application:
Interested parties should send full resume enclosing current and expected remuneration together with availability to recruitment1@genomics.org.hk on or before 28 May 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.

Analyst Programmer

 

Report to the Manager (Product Delivery), the incumbent will assume the following responsibilities:

 

Key responsibilities

 

  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration tests, evaluate identified vulnerabilities, and provide recommendations based on the findings
  • Provide regular updates, develop guidelines and best practices related to software development and security activities
  • Develop tools and CI/CD workflows to standardise and manage source code versioning with both internal and external development teams
  • Create and maintain an inventory of technical specifications and release notes
  • Provide ongoing support and maintenance for applications to ensure smooth operation
  • Develop secure, scalable, reliable and robust system architectures in line with best practices
  • Perform any other duties assigned by senior officers
Requirements:

 

We are seeking high-calibre candidate for the post of Analyst Programmer who possesses:

  • At least 4 years of hands-on experience in programming or security-related activities, with at least two of the following:
    • Full stack programming experience using standardised or automated testing within sizable teams
    • IT security certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA and CCSP
    • Demonstrated experience in designing or implementing CI/CD pipelines
    • Solid experience in designing cloud or enterprise-level system architectures
  • Solid experience in using security scanners and diagnostic tools, such as ZAP, SonarQube, Sonatype, Nessus, Wireshark, Postman, Checkmarx, Dynatrace
  • Familiarity with programming, system design and security best practices, common attack patterns, resolutions, and vulnerability databases such as OWASP, CVE, CWE, HKCERT
  • Demonstrated maturity, self-motivation, and a strong determination to succeed
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills, with a collaborative mindset
  • Ability to work independently while also being a team player
  • Effective time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Previous experience as DevSecOps or developing healthcare applications is preferred

Office location: Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin

 

Remuneration:
Successful candidate will be offered attractive remuneration and be appointed on an initial two-year contract (subject to mutual agreement for contract renewal).

 

Application:
Interested parties should send full resume enclosing current and expected remuneration together with availability to recruitment3@genomics.org.hk on or before 24 May 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.

System & Infrastructure Manager (Risk Management) - Expired

 

Reporting to the Project Lead of the Security Risk Assessment and Audit (SRAA) project, the incumbent will assume the following responsibilities:

 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the execution of the SRAA process, ensuring ongoing compliance with internal policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Organise and implement activities to identify control gaps and mitigate technology risks as part of the SRAA exercise, including evaluating vulnerabilities, testing system resilience, and conducting drills.
  • Perform assessments on systems and infrastructure to maintain robust IT risk management.
  • Establish requirements for information protection during application, system, and network implementations, in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Support IT operations related to governance and assurance, including access management, monitoring, incident response, and reporting, aligning with the objectives of the risk assessment and audit programme.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations related to IT risk management, overseeing event monitoring, vulnerability management, and performance optimisation of tools and systems.
  • Provide recommendations to management on advancements in technology, emerging threats, and preventive measures through continuous research, contributing to the enhancement of the risk assessment and audit processes.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by senior officers.

 

Requirements:

 

We are seeking high-calibre candidate for the post of System & Infrastructure Manager (Risk Management) who possesses:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related discipline
  • Experience in supporting and executing security risk assessment and audit processes, including knowledge of methodologies and tools utilised in these processes.
  • Strong understanding of IT risk management principles and practices, including risk assessment, mitigation, and control implementation.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry standards and frameworks related to IT risk management, such as ISO 27001.
  • Proficiency in conducting risk assessments and developing risk management strategies for IT systems, applications, and infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with IT security technologies and controls, such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, encryption, access controls, and vulnerability management tools.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple initiatives and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and assess potential risks and vulnerabilities in IT environments.
  • Professional certifications in IT risk management, such as CISA, CISM, CISSP, CEH, CDPSE.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

 

Office location: Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin

 

Remuneration:
Successful candidate will be offered attractive remuneration and be appointed on an initial two-year contract (subject to mutual agreement for contract renewal).

 

Application:
Interested parties should send full resume enclosing current and expected remuneration together with availability to recruitment1@genomics.org.hk on or before 8 May 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.

Research Assistant (Genome Curation) - Expired

 

Reporting to the Head of Operations (Scientific Branch), the incumbent will assume the following responsibilities:

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist in developing and managing genome curation platform for next-generation sequencing (NGS) data
  • Support the research officer in developing processes or models for variant prioritisation
  • Receive training in tertiary analysis for whole genome sequencing (WGS) data and assist in data mining, curation and interpretation of genome sequencing results following current international standards
  • Generate plots and figures to assist in the presentation of results
  • Conduct basic literature reviews, research, and perform related clerical duties
  • Participate in research and development activities
  • Perform any other duties assigned by senior officers

 

Requirements:

We are seeking a high-calibre candidate for the post of Research Assistant (Genome Curation) who possesses:

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree or above in Biomedical Sciences, Genetic Sciences, Health Sciences, Medical Statistics, Biological Sciences, or a related discipline
  • Basic knowledge and experience in research studies, with a willingness to receive on-the-job training
  • Familiarity with NGS technology and its data formats is preferred
  • Proficiency in coding in Python or R, and data-wrangling skills such as extracting information from VCF files and manipulating data structures is desirable
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Good written Chinese and English and fluency in spoken Cantonese; strong written English is an advantage
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration mindset
  • Experience in genome research resulting in publications in international peer-reviewed journals is preferred
  • Knowledge or experience in the analysis of cancer genomes, single-cell sequencing, and long-read sequencing data is a plus
  • Experience in patient care, clinical research, and the use of digital health technologies in healthcare settings would be advantageous

 

Office location: Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin

 

Remuneration:

Successful candidate will be offered attractive remuneration and be appointed on an initial two-year contract (subject to mutual agreement for contract renewal).

 

Application:
Interested parties should send full resume enclosing current and expected remuneration together with availability to recruitment4@genomics.org.hk on or before 30 April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only.