|The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - July 2006
Specifications for Project Director,
Hotel Project for the School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Project management of the dedicated premises for the School of Hotel
and Tourism Management (SHTM). The dedicated premises will consist of a
teaching hotel, teaching restaurants, conference facilities, research centres,
classrooms, offices and staff quarters.
The appointee will report to the Steering Committee for Developing Dedicated
Premises for the SHTM via the University representative. He / She will
support the Steering Committee, execute its decisions and monitor the progress
of the project, through liaison with the project architect.
Basic Entry Requirements
Manage, administer and monitor the project from design through to the opening
stage, to ensure that works are carried out in accordance with the time,
cost, legal and quality requirements and standards, and University guidelines.
Coordinate and liaise with user departments, administrative units and external
bodies including professional consultants engaged for the project and relevant
authorities of the Government of the HKSAR.
Manage and monitor the performance of consultants and contractors and other
persons employed for the project.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
A higher degree or an equivalent professional qualification in relevant
Substantial experience in hotel development and construction project;
Preferably with hotel management and operations experience, and be familiar
with the development or operation of a teaching hotel;
Ability to work independently; and
Good communication and leadership skills.
Participate in meetings of the Steering Committee for Developing Dedicated
Premises for the SHTM.
Advise the Steering Committee on project development issues which may impact
on the teaching hotel management.
Advise the Steering Committee on the space requirements, architectural
design and interior design of the teaching hotel.
Coordinate the space requirements of the teaching hotel and other facilities
such as teaching restaurants, conference facilities, offices, classrooms
and staff quarters.
Manage appointed consultants and contractors and other persons engaged
for the project, and monitor their performance to ensure quality and safety
of the project at all times.
Coordinate requirements from the Steering Committee, user departments,
supporting departments/units and communicate the requirements with consultants
Review all relevant documents and contracts and make appropriate recommendations
to safeguard the University’s interests.
Develop and review action plans and contingency plans with the Steering
Committee, consultants and contractors, to ensure satisfactory delivery
of the project.
Any other assignments as prescribed by the Steering Committee and/or the
University representative in relation to the project.