Manager (Policy Research) Manager (Policy Research) …

Financial Services Development Council
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract, Full time
Last application, 09 Jul 20
Financial Services Development Council
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract, Full time
Last application, 09 Jul 20
The Financial Services Development Council (“FSDC”) was established by the HKSAR Government in January 2013. The FSDC engages the financial services industry of Hong Kong and formulates proposals to promote the further development of the industry and map out the strategic direction for the development of Hong Kong as an international financial centre.

Key Responsibilities

  1. To collect and analyse data and assist in conducting in-depth policy research and studies in relation to economic and financial market developments as well as human capital development;
  2. To prepare project plans, policy research papers, reports, speeches, presentation materials and briefing materials; 
  3. To work closely with internal and external parties on research projects; to plan and organise conferences and workshops as necessary;
  4. To facilitate cross-team collaboration so as to maximise the impact of FSDC’s research efforts;
  5. To monitor regional and global trends and key developments in the financial markets on a regular basis;
  6. To implement human capital initiatives through collaboration with market practitioners, universities and relevant industry bodies;
  7. To support the Board of Directors, Committees and working groups on various policy issues and work initiatives of the FSDC; and
  8. To perform any other duties as and when required.


  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in law, business, finance, economics or related disciplines;
  2. Preferably with 6 years’ post-qualification experience in the financial services industry, with experiences in financial market, economic and/or regulatory development research and analysis;
  3. Solid report writing and analytical skills;
  4. Fluent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese; good command of Putonghua; and
  5. Proficiency in computer knowledge and skills, including MS Office and Chinese word processing. Knowledge of economic and financial databases, including Bloomberg and CEIC, required.

Terms of Appointment & Package

Appointment will be offered on 3 years fixed-term contract. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical insurance and MPF.

How to Apply

Interested candidates please send, in not more than four pages altogether, a letter of application and a curriculum vitae setting out the details of qualifications, previous work experience, current and expected salary by clicking Apply or email to on or before 13 July 2020.  Applicants not invited for an interview within 8 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  For enquiries, please call 2493 1313.

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