Senior Specialist, Human Resources

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

  • Responsible for providing professional HR services including monthly payroll, mandatory provident fund processing, benefits administration, staff tax reporting, etc.
  • Participate in various HR initiatives, such as annual salary review, performance appraisal, insurances renewal, HR policies and procedures review and formulation
  • Assist in preparing analyses and management reports
  • Update HR information system, maintain data integrity and take part in system enhancement
  • Handle general HR-related enquiries
  • Perform other ad-hoc projects and tasks as assigned


  • University degree with 3 years or above working experience in Human Resources preferred
  • Hands-on experience in Compensation and Benefits stream, including monthly payroll, tax reporting, MPF and benefits administration
  • Strong sense and high accuracy in managing and reporting figures, and well-versed in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in written and spoken English, Chinese. Fluent in Putonghua is an advantage
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive and meticulous personality; a good team player; able to work independently; possess continuous learning mindset
  • Candidate with less relevant working experience may be considered for junior position
  • Live the 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.

For Application, please email [email protected] quoting the Ref. No. with an updated detailed resume. You are suggested NOT to include sensitive personal information such as HKID or passport number, photo, etc.

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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