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2020 / 05 / 20

Career Opportunity: Senior Archives Manager, Hongkong Land

(Ref: SEC-SAM-AS)

About Hongkong Land Group Limited

Hongkong Land is a major listed property investment, management and development group.  Founded in 1889, Hongkong Land’s business is built on excellence, integrity and partnership. 

The Group owns and manages more than 850,000 sq. m. of prime office and luxury retail property in key Asian cities, principally in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing and Jakarta.  Its properties attract the world’s foremost companies and luxury brands.  

The Group’s Central Hong Kong portfolio represents some 450,000 sq. m. of prime property.  It has a further 165,000 sq. m. of prestigious office space in Singapore mainly held through joint ventures, a luxury retail centre at Wangfujing in Beijing, and a 50% interest in a leading office complex in Central Jakarta.  The Group also has a number of high quality residential, commercial and mixed-use projects under development in cities across Greater China and Southeast Asia.  In Singapore, its subsidiary, MCL Land, is a well-established residential developer. 

Hongkong Land Holdings Limited is incorporated in Bermuda and has a standard listing on the London Stock Exchange, with secondary listings in Bermuda and Singapore.  The Group’s assets and investments are managed from Hong Kong by Hongkong Land Limited.  Hongkong Land is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.

Responsibilities:

  • Bring strategic thinking and specialist knowledge to develop the company's Corporate Archives Function
  • Develop and implement the archives and cataloguing policies/procedures and initiate modifications thereto when necessary
  • Develop, with the relevant business units and departments, guidelines and procedures for the surveying, appraisal, selection and disposal of company records in such business units and departments, implement the transfer, preservation and restoration of archived records and collections
  • Develop and maintain a digital archives system
  • Organise and conduct oral interviews
  • Provide access to company archives in accordance with the company's access policy and respond to research inquiries from internal and external; deliver archives tours
  • Develop engagement program; provide advice, guidance and training on records and archives management to business/functional units and staff
  • Conduct audits of company records management
  • Manage the Archives' budget and resources

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or above in appropriate disciplines, e.g. Archives Management, Library and Information Science, Digital Record Keeping, Preservation and Conservation
  • At least 8-10 years' relevant experience as a professional archivist, with not less than 3 years at supervisory level
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of archival principles and practices, including international standards in archives and records management
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese·    

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send a full resume with contact telephone number and expected salary to Director and Head of Human Resources, Hongkong Land Group Limited, 8/F, One Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong or via E-mail at recruitment@hkland.com..  (Please quote reference “SEC-SAM-AS” on the application).

For more information about Hongkong Land, please visit our website: http://www.hkland.com. Information collected is for this recruitment and selection only. Applicants not hearing from us within four weeks from the date of advertisement may consider their applications unsuccessful. All documents and personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed once the post is filled.