We Are Looking for Philanthropic Talents (Institute of Wellbeing)!
We are currently looking for high caliber candidates to fill the following position:
Program Manager (Institute of Wellbeing)
The D. H. Chen Foundation is a Hong Kong family philanthropic trust established in 1970 by Dr. Din Hwa Chen, an ardent philanthropist and a devout Buddhist who also founded the Nan Fung Group. The Foundation has been steering and supporting numerous innovative, impactful and sustainable community initiatives to enrich lives through its five strategies, namely “Initiate, Capacity Building, Innovate, Catalyst for Collaboration, and Impact-Driven”.
Aspiring to build a compassionate society and promote compassion-based values, the Foundation endeavors to put compassion into action through the work of our five Institutes – a realization of Dr. Chen’s philosophy – “Care for others as well as you would care for yourself”.
The Institute of Wellbeing (IWB), with the aim to steer integrated holistic care to promote societal wellbeing, is looking for a Program Manager to join the team. Based in Hong Kong, the Program Manager (IWB) will work closely with Chief Program Officer, Program Director and the Foundation Office Team to:
steer the strategic development and operation of IWB;
initiate, develop and/or implement philanthropic initiatives & partnerships that align with the vision and mission of the Foundation and IWB;
identify suitable partners and/or organizations and build strong networks advancing the development of IWB;
build cross-discipline and cross-sector synergies with relevant stakeholders to advance the Foundation’s and IWB’s philanthropic objectives;
oversee tasks, including, but not limited to, identifying competent partners/collaborators; researching, benchmarking, analyzing data to make recommendations, crafting and managing projects, and engaging internal and external resources to deliver on outcomes/impacts;
independently manage funding applications, including, but not limited to, due diligence, assessment, proposal writing, programs/projects implementation;
monitor the progress of approved programs/projects including, but not limited to, donation disbursements, regular visits to partner organizations and provision of regular updates;
support publicity related matters such as preparation of program page for Foundation’s website, speeches, press releases, and arrangement and management of publicity events;
participate in other Foundation projects as assigned by Senior Management from time to time.
The Program Manager should possess the following qualifications and competencies:
a sound and relevant university degree, with a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience (candidate with less experience would be considered as Assistant Program Manager);
strong alignment with the value-based vision and mission of the Foundation;
growth mindset, excellent research/analytic skills, and ability to connect the dots;
demonstration of innovation, community engagement and advocacy in previous work experience;
strong knowledge in wellbeing, primary health, elderly care, and related policies, and/or philanthropy an advantage;
competent program development and management skills;
excellent communication and writing skills in both English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua);
Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months may consider their applications unsuccessful. (We are an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be treated in strict confidence and only be used for selection purpose.)
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