Hong Kong, China: Archives Manager, Asia Pacific – Global Functions, HSBC

Job Opening Title: Archives Manager, Asia Pacific – Global Functions

Employer Name: HSBC

Job Location: Hong Kong

Application Deadline: April 18, 2021

Salary Range:

Link to job posting: https://hsbc.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en_GB&job=0000F6WC

Years of experience required:

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Global Communications, designs and implements communications strategies which support HSBC’s business objectives, in line with our values, and enhance and protect our reputation among key stakeholders.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as an Archives Manager, Asia Pacific. This is an exciting opportunity to join HSBC’s team of archivists spanning London, Hong Kong, Paris and New York and contribute to the overall output of the Global Archives function.

Principal Responsibilities

Support and strengthen HSBC’s corporate memory in Asia Pacific (ASP) in support of the organization’s purpose and strategy
Provide strategic and hand on management for the Hong Kong archive collection including cataloguing of new archives, managing and implementing large scale complex projects to tackle data quality, digitization and preservation issues affecting the Hong Kong collection
Lead the collection development in Asia Pacific, with particular responsibility for the selection, transfer and custody of historical records from the business in the region
Supervise and coach team members in collecting, cataloguing and conservation programmes
Support the communication of HSBC’s heritage in Asia Pacific to reinforce HSBC’s values – and to drive internal and external engagement with clients, employees, shareholders, dignitaries, regulators and other stakeholders
Communicate the corporate memory through tours and presentations to employees, clients and external guests
Support the unit’s range of other communication outputs in Asia Pacific (e.g. enquiry and research services, books, exhibitions, educational workshops, apps)
Manage regional relationships with internal stakeholders to facilitate archive management procedures in Asia Pacific locations without professional Full Time Employees (FTE). Manage vendor relationships with local suppliers and supporting areas of the organization
Play an active role in the development of policies, procedures and systems across the Global Archives function
Develop strong relationships with other colleagues in Archives and the wider Communications Function in order to facilitate execution of Archives activities
Keep up-to-date with latest professional research and techniques, in order to execute work to world-class standard



Postgraduate qualification in Archives Management (or related discipline)
Proven track-record in managing and implementing complex archive strategies
Leadership, people management, interpersonal, strategic planning, influencing, negotiation, project management skills
Research and storytelling skills with some experience of interpreting and curating history topics
Good presentation skills
Ability to interact with senior management
Expert knowledge of archives trends and professional best practice
Ideally has basic knowledge of the financial service industry and global marketplace
Written and spoken fluency in English is essential, Cantonese and Mandarin is preferred
To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Hong Kong is required.

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