West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Senior Manager, Hong Kong Palace Museum Project (Ref:19326)

Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui)

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Museum Operations, the key objective for the Senior Manager, Hong Kong Palace Museum Project is to drive the operational readiness of Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM) and ensure critical deadlines of different functional and operational aspects are met.  With the building to be completed in 2021, this role will act as a bridge between HKPM Project team under Project Division and HKPM management team, to work closely with Project team and support each phase of museum readiness including preparation, handover, fit-out and installation, familiarisation and beyond opening.


You will be responsible for:

  • working closely with HKPM Project team to develop the project programme including timeframe and key milestones for the HKPM, and driving this programme forward through timely decision making and planning;

  • advising end-users on project delivery approach to ensure timely opening of the venue;

  • ensuring any design, tender and works contracts, including all interfacing works, are delivered within defined scope, budget and schedule. Reporting any issues that may cause impact to project progress and resolve the issues immediately;

  • formulating a project tracking system that includes critical path for planning, monitoring resources, performance measurement, control of time schedule and all other related project matters;

  • updating and reviewing consultancy and works programme and setting up project procurement schedule;

  • liaising closing with the HKPM Project team and project consultancy representatives in managing the statutory licenses application processes for the exhibition galleries;

  • participating in any outstanding design processes, preparation of tenders and providing programming support during the implementation phase of the design throughout the operation readiness phase until opening of the venue;

  • preparing new building familiarisation programmes to staff during handover phase that would last till opening of the venue;

  • preparing monthly progress reports for the HKPM management and seeking for direction when necessary;

  • supervising the procurement, delivery and installation of specialised furniture and equipment; and

  • liaising closely with various internal and external stakeholders including all the HKPM staff and WKCDA teams, project lead consultancy representatives, museum-related consultants, contractors and suppliers, to ensure smooth handover of the site.


You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree in Building Surveying, Architecture or other related disciplines;

  • have a professional qualification as Building Surveyor or Architect (MHKIS, MRICS, MHKIA or MRIBA);

  • have at least 10 years of working experience in the field of design and construction project management, of which at least 5 years post-qualification experience in project planning and implementation experience in fitting-out and commissioning projects;

  • have good analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills with excellent knowledge in programming, controlling and monitoring large-scale fitting-out and commissioning projects;

  • have excellent knowledge and experience in sensitivity analysis, scenario studies and impact analysis;

  • have good understanding about statutory submission procedures and requirements, be able to assess the potential risk or delay and time implication during the project life cycle; and

  • have good communication skills and be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese.

For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV and portfolio on or before 16 February 2020. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.  The review of applications will continue until post is filled.

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be accessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from the submission date may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.


For more information

http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact

Ms. Linda Hung at 2200-5481


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