[Hiring] Executive Assistant

Job Reference Number: C2i024

The Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2i) uses novel technology platforms for biomarker discovery and the development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies.

It is the fruit of a long-standing partnership of more than 20 years between the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and the Institut Pasteur, Paris, two major international leaders combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.

Building on the individual strengths of HKUMed and the Institut Pasteur, the C2i aims to characterise immune responses to infectious agents and their components in a healthy Asian population and develop new vaccine platforms for influenza, new strategies for mosquito-borne viruses and new treatments for lethal respiratory virus infections.

Executive Assistant (Ref.:C2i024)

Applications are now invited for appointment as Executive Assistant (Ref.: C2i024), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year contract basis with contract-end gratuity and the company’s contribution to MPF schemes, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.

Applicants should possess a recognized Bachelor's degree or above, and at least 3 years of solid work experience in office administration preferably with some knowledge in managing research projects.

They should have an excellent command of English and Chinese; good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills; proficiency in computer applications such as MS Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint); some knowledge of ERP; the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and under pressure to meet tight deadlines; demonstrated competence in discharging complex clerical duties; a strong sense of responsibility; and a positive attitude. They should be attentive to details, self-motivated, and able to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently.

The appointee will (a) manage the procurement and logistics arrangement of supplies and equipment; (b) provide support to general office management, administration and accounting function; (c) prepare business correspondences; (d) facility management support; (e) handle research deliverables and outputs; (f) support committee work; and (g) perform other duties as assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, current/expected remuneration and availability, to jobs@c2i.hk. Review of applications will start as soon as possible, and continue until Jun 17, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and/or a written test. Enquiries about the duties of the post can be sent to info@c2i.hk.

The information provided will be kept confidential and only be used for those purposes relating to your application. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. C2i thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

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