2023-04-28 HKRITA-APM-04/23

Job Description

[Appointment period: on temporary contract up to March 2024]

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the appointee will be required to:

  • review, develop and monitor the implementation of the procurement policies and procedures of the Institute;
  • manage the maintenance of the authorized supplier list;
  • conduct sourcing activities with service providers such as travel agencies, production houses, chemicals suppliers, etc.;
  • negotiate with suppliers with reference to the contracting process including administrative and post execution;
  • coordinate with internal departments to understand existing procurement procedures and suggest the best practices;
  • scrutinize purchase requisitions and specifications of products/services to ensure cost-effectiveness and compliance with the relevant requirements; • conduct vendors selection, quotation analysis, price negotiation, issue purchase orders and monitor order deliveries; • enhance the purchasing process for operational efficiency and maintain the purchasing system;
  • provide clerical and administrative support to the team in order to enhance research and commercialization activities of the Institute; and
  • perform other duties as assigned.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or above in Purchasing, Procurement, Business Administration or a related discipline;
  • At least five years or above hands-on relevant experience in public sectors, government funded entities or multi-national companies;
  • A good team player with strong sense of responsibility as well as good interpersonal and problem-solving skills;
  • Independent and able to work under pressure;
  • High proficiency in MS Office applications and Chinese word processing; and
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage.

Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be offered on a contract basis.


Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae in strict confidence to Human Resources Manager, The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited, R906-8, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon. (E-mail: recruit2@hkrita.com). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. HKRITA reserves the right to consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the positions. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purpose. Check out the details of the Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment.

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