Senior Manager, Strategy

Job Description


The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under five Technology Divisions: AI and Big Data Analytics; Communications; Cybersecurity, Cryptography and Trusted Technologies; Integrated Circuits and Systems; and IoT and Sensors. It is applied across five core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, and Application Specific Integrated Circuits.

Over the years, ASTRI has nurtured a pool of research, I&T talents and received numerous international awards for its pioneering innovations as well as outstanding business and community contributions. To date, ASTRI has transferred over 800 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 900 patents in the Mainland, the US, and other countries.

To support our constant endeavour to position Hong Kong as a world-class smart city and an international hub of innovation and technology, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform analysis on business operations, technology and ecosystem trends to identify growth opportunities
  • Assist in the planning, execution and renewal of ASTRI’s corporate and business strategies
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders in the innovation and technology ecosystem to facilitate interest alignment and ensure effective implementation of ASTRI’s strategic plans
  • Lead the formation, execution and continuous improvements of ecosystem partnership programs to enhance commercialisation potentials of ASTRI’s innovation outcomes
  • Lead special projects of strategic importance to ASTRI
  • Perform other related assignments as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science, Engineering or related disciplines; advanced degree(s) an asset
  • At least 10 years of cross-functional experience in technology-based industries, with extensive knowledge of the information and communications technology ecosystem
  • Prior working experience in other regional market(s) besides Hong Kong
  • Prior working experience with research organisations and/or technology start-up communities an asset
  • Strong qualitative, quantitative and time management skills
  • Process a “roll-up-your-sleeves” attitude and a socially responsible mindset; passionate about learning
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate difficult concepts
  • Lives ASTRI values


The appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work a five-day week.

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Interested candidates, please send an application (quoting Ref. No.) with a detailed resume, current and expected salary to Talent Acquisition via email to [email protected]

Position offer is subject to the applicant’s experience and academic qualification. The application will be open until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.

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