Manager – Governance & Administration

Location Hong Kong
Discipline: Administration / Support, Others
Job type: Full Time
Contact name: HR Manager

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Job ref: DO/MGA/20/01 - R4G
Published: 22 days ago

We envision a world free of poverty where women and men enjoy well-being and rights.

Oxfam Hong Kong is a member of the Oxfam confederation.We are an independent development and relief agency based in Hong Kong. We work with people facing poverty and with partner organizations on development, humanitarian, policy advocacy and public education programmes.  For more information on our work, please visit

If you are passionate about fighting poverty and want to contribute to our poverty alleviation work, please join us to make a difference.


  • Develop robust corporate governance arrangements, maintain governance policies, guidelines and procedures and monitor their implementation.

  • Coordinate with members of senior management team, Council and Committees to ensure OHK is appropriately governed in line with relevant local law that is applicable. Report of any non-compliance.

  • Liaise with and provide key information to the members of Senior Management Team, Council and Committees. Provide clear direction for planning, scrutiny and assurance arrangements.

  • Perform secretarial duties of the Council, Committees and the Association, including organizing meetings, editing and compilation of briefing materials, documentation and papers for meetings, drafting reports, taking minutes etc.

  • Handle company secretarial matters and correspondences.

  • Assist in the communication and consultation among Senior Management Team, Council and Committees on matters related to Oxfam International Confederation.


  • Degree in Business Administration, Organizational Development or equivalent.

  • 8 years’ or above relevant experience, of which at least 3 years is on supervisory level.

  • Proven work experience in serving governance bodies, preferably in INGO/NGO setting.

  • Strong organization, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to forge and maintain good people relationship.

  • Competent in accuracy and due process, able to prioritize, handle high volume of documentation and work under pressure with tight deadlines

  • Preparedness to work flexible hours as required, including rostered weekends occasionally.

  • Excellent language skills, able to communicate effectively in both spoken and written English and Chinese, including Putonghua

  • Proficient in computer applications including MS Office and Chinese word processing.

  • Identification with Oxfam’s mission and vision is a must.

Closing date for application: 20 October 2020

Professionals who want to work for a good cause and are prepared to take up new challenges, please send your application letter, curriculum vitae with current and expected salary and date of availability to Human Resources Manager, Oxfam Hong Kong,
17/F, China United Centre, 28 Marble Road, North Point, Hong Kong or by email to by fax to 2375 2433 or click 'apply'.

“All Oxfam work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please click Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.”

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Oxfam Hong Kong is an Equal Opportunities Employer