2023-04-21 HKRITA-BDM-04/23

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Business Development (DBD), the appointee will be required to:

  • share the market directions/demand with the Project Design team, work together on creating new projects and follow them through to make sure that they can serve the industries’ needs;
  • identify business opportunities for all commercialization activities;
  • implement DBD’s business development plan, and assist in formulating the strategic business development plans to simulate commercialization opportunities;
  • initiate business and marketing activities with the Marketing team in order to enhance the Institute’s commercialization roles;
  • monitor on-going projects closely and plan out the strategies to promote projects and arrange the intellectual property, and work closely with the Technical team on know-how or technology transfer to support the commercialization effectively;
  • manage the arrangement of license fee and royalty collection;
  • liaise with local and/or overseas research institutes and business partners to arrange technology demonstration for users of the industry; and
  • perform any ad hoc projects and duties as assigned.


  • A recognized degree or above in Textiles and Clothing Technology or a related discipline;
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in textile and/or clothing related industry, with experience in intellectual property license and extensive network in the industry being an advantage;
  • Highly-organized, open minded and capable of working under pressure with multi-task assignments;
  • Excellent interpersonal and management skills;
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with a good command of Putonghua being an asset;
  • Frequent travel to overseas is required.

Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An initial 2-year contract will be offered to the successful candidate of the post. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.


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: recruit@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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