Last Update: 12-12-2018
We are both a department of the University of Oxford and a major international publishing organization with a significant presence in Hong Kong.  

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all employees can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve, and encourage applications from people of all ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds. 

We offer a competitive salary, a 5-day work week and excellent benefits and opportunities for career development.  Applications, including curriculum vitae and expected salary, should be email to
Our Privacy Policy sets out how Oxford University Press handles your personal information, and your rights to object to your personal information being used for marketing to you or being processed as part of our business activities. 

We will only use your personal information to process your job application.

For details of current vacancies worldwide, please visit

We have the following vacancies in Hong Kong Branch:

Editor, Asia Education

Job Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate manuscript delivery from authors to ensure timely submission of teaching resource materials for both print and digital products (e.g. Teacher’s Books, flashcards, online quizzes, coaching books) following specified schedules templates and requirements
  • Content/developmental editing of print/digital teaching resource manuscripts, ensuring quality of content and alignment with editorial guidelines, vocabulary requirements, syllabus documents, comprehension skills frameworks, etc.
  • Check quality and quantity of teaching activity ideas, quiz question types across level, ensuring balanced coverage of skills and a wide variety activity options
  • Copyediting and proofreading of final print/digital teaching resource manuscripts prior to handover to production
  • Liaise with design companies and printing divisions directly to ensure high quality of printed materials
  • Artwork creation- brief and coordinate delivery from vendors, and review artwork/layout and ensure it is to a high quality standard and conforms to specified requirements and templates
  • Audio content creation- compile scripts, edit audio files and work closely with production companies to ensure end product is developed to a high quality delivery and according to budget/schedule. Check all audio files and ensure correct content, naming, tagging, saving prior to handover to e-content team
  • Build online teaching resources library, unbundling and reformatting existing print assets
  • Check all teaching resources, prior to handover to e-content team, to ensure correct file naming and metadata tagging
  • Check all teaching resources, after upload to platform- correct content, order, placement, audio links, tagging and functionality, modifying content directly on platform where edits are needed
Job Requirements:
  • University degree or above in Education, English or Literature
  • At least 2 years teaching experience, ideally in primary schools in Asia
  • At least 2 years editorial experience in print or e-learning materials, ideally in English Language Teaching
  • Highly proficient English language and communication skills
  • Experience working at a meticulous level of detail and ensuring high quality editorial outcomes within tight timelines

Editor / Project Editor / Executive Editor (Primary / Secondary Mathematics)

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all stages of the production of English and/or Chinese teaching and learning materials in book, audio-visual or electronic form
  • Ensure the teaching and learning materials are accurate and meet market needs and schedules, in order to achieve the policy and profit objectives set by management
  • Prepare manuscript, including proof-reading, copy-editing, develop ideas and prepare briefs for illustrations of books and products
  • Liaise with various departments to ensure smooth work progress and develop teacher network
 Job Requirements:
  • University degree in Mathematics, Engineering or Computer
  • At least 2 years’ experience in editorial work for Editor
  • Good knowledge about IT or teaching experience an advantage
  • Good organizational and communicative skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Excellent command of written English and Chinese
  • Candidates with more experience and capability will be considered as Project Editor

Executive Assistant

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide full support to the Managing Director to carry out the job effectively through clear diary management, comprehensive travel planning and meeting arrangement. 
  • Undertake all administrative tasks for the Managing Director to ensure the management office runs smoothly including preparation of documents and reports.
  • Participate in meetings per the Managing Director’s request. Follow up, track and manage progress of projects and tasks.  Provide summaries and red flags to Managing Director when necessary.
  • Facilitate the communication between the Managing Director and the Senior Management team and other key stakeholders.  This includes but not limited to the relay of confidential information relating to business continuity and announcements.
  • Liaise with the regional or group office on their respective initiatives.
  • Work with Human Resources department to handle sensitive staff issues.  Represent Managing Director in selective internal task force meetings and events.
  • Handle communication and liaison work with industry associations and government agencies as requested.
  • Compose report, prepare PowerPoint presentation and perform desk research.
  • Organize and hold meetings or forums per the Managing Director’s request.
  • Provide support on Travel & Expenses claims for the Managing Director and Directors.

Job Requirements:
  • University degree or above in any discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant and solid experience including diary management, meeting organization and travel management in serving Senior Executives gained from multi-national organizations
  • Independently, self-driven and proactive with a problem solving mind set
  • Fluent in English with strong writing and listening skills 
  • Professional, pleasant and pro-active with strong ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Resilient, flexible and highly adaptable to learn and change
  • Organized and able to work in confidence and handle confidential information. 

Project Editor / Editor / Assistant Editor (Biology)

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in all stages of the production of English and/or Chinese teaching and learning materials in book, audio-visual or electronic form
  • Ensure the teaching and learning materials are accurate and meet market needs and schedules, in order to achieve the policy and profit objectives set by management
  • Prepare manuscript, including proof-reading, copy-editing, develop ideas and prepare briefs for illustrations of books and products
  • Liaise with various departments to ensure smooth work progress and develop teacher network
 Job Requirements:
  • University degree in Biology or related disciplines
  • At least 2 years’ experience in editorial work for Editor
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Good knowledge of IT or teaching experience is an advantage
  • Excellent command of written English and Chinese
  • Candidates with more experience and capability will be considered as Project Editor

Regional Assessment Manager, Asia Education

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage product lifecycles of online and offline assessment from requirement gathering through to delivery and to continuous improvement in School, HE, and Corporate markets
  • Define operational guidelines and protocols for effective test implementation and provide the necessary product knowledge and technical expertise
  • Evolve competency and assessment frameworks
  • Create product roadmaps, and set product goals and metrics to measure goal achievement
  • Conduct market research, interact with potential customers through focus group discussions, surveys, and other research methods
  • Commission, manage, and evaluate assessment vendors and psychometricians
  • Recruit, develop, manage, and motivate teams in order to deliver required outcomes
Job Requirements:
  • 10-12 years’ experience in k-12, HE, and Test Prep assessment, including adaptive assessment, IRT, assessment management systems, and analytics
  • Relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Skills in requirements definition and management, process improvement, change implementation and planning, enterprise and business architecture, business modelling
  • Experience of Agile project delivery methodologies
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong influencing, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex concepts and information
  • Be a self-starter and an active member articulating key approaches / decisions in solution architecture

Sales Executive

Job Responsibilities:
  • Collect school information and market intelligence
  • Implement and execute effective marketing programs to drive sales
  • Visit school clients to promote textbooks and services in assigned territories
  • Establish and maintain good business relationships with clients
  • Deliver professional presentations to clients
  • Participate in sales and marketing events and customer-related activities
  • Prepare periodical sales analysis reports
  • Assist and participate in other ad-hoc projects as directed
  • Degree holder in relevant discipline
  • Candidates with experience in school sector and a valid driving license will have an advantage
  • Fresh graduates are welcomed
  • Outgoing personality with strong communication skills
  • Good team player with a strong sense of responsibility

Senior Manager/ Manager - Channel Sales (Export)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Explore and identify business opportunities and new export channels in different countries;
  • Concrete connection to Asian / overseas distributors / agents;
  • Retain existing clients and explore more potential partnership from both existing market and outside Hong Kong;
  • Develop relationships with key accounts in order to maximise business opportunities;
  • Analyse the trends of the customers and developing plans and sales strategies to meet market needs;
  • Achieve assigned sales target and KPI by implementing sales strategies;
  • Conduct market research and surveys of new markets;
  • Co-ordinate & direct channel sales activities particularly in terms of international trade and exports;
  • Control the allocated budget and the implementation of the plan to achieve sales and strategic objectives;
  • Make suggestions to improve the products to increase their competitiveness;
  • Constantly review distributor's/agent’s performance and monitor their work to meet target sales;
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance in all activities and act accordingly when required in order to uphold the highest standards of the OUP’s code of conduct.

Job Requirements:
  • University degree in Business Management or related disciplines;
  • 6-8 years’ experience of key account management and sharing best practices from sales and/or marketing;
  • Familiar with the education sector, publishing industry and overseas market;
  • An inspiring leader who can motivate, coach and direct subordinates from different background; able to work alone for any specific project and under pressure;
  • Demonstrable ability to prioritise workload, recognise key opportunities and build customer relationship;
  • Good communicator, negotiator, self-starter and team player;
  • Good analytical skills and dynamic;
  • Fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.

Solution Architect

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide pro-active technology solutioning support in the analysis, design, planning, and governance of programmes, projects and change initiatives.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement for the Press to benefit from the strategic application of technology.
  • Define technical requirement (NFR) and principles; Define guidelines and standards for Application Design and Development Cycle.
  • Lead and manage the development teams to ensure the code quality is up to enterprise requirements.
  • Lead the implementation of solution and work with various technical teams to resolve any technical queries or issues
Job Requirements: 
  • Degree educated or equivalent in a computing based subject;
  • At least 7 years’ experience as an application architect and/or lead developer;
  • Extensive experience of full stack software development (either coder or architect)
  • Experience of writing coding standards and ensuring they are adhered to
  • Working knowledge of at least some of the following languages: Java, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript (Angular, React), Python
  • Familiarity with agile and lean methodologies would be beneficial
  • Experience of full stack JavaScript would also be advantageous

Technology Project Manager (12-month contract)

Purpose of the job:
To lead, manage and ensure successful end-to-end delivery of Technology projects or Technology work streams of business projects to agreed, time, cost and quality following a governance Change Framework (CF).
Job Responsibilities:
  • Project management of the design and build and release of the selected Technology solution 
    • Develop and monitor of the project scope and business objectives
    • Evaluate and select of the project’s delivery approach (e.g. agile, iterative or waterfall) depending on the solution, technology, target market maturity and the scale required.
    • Develop the business case, resource plan, project documentation and project plans
    • Develop schedules and work packages for the Technology project delivery team
    • Plan, control and drive the projects’ delivery; Produce and update project plans, scope and budget, including detailed resource and activity plans in order to deliver the agreed projects to specification, within time and budget, and to the agreed level of quality.
    • Manage project finance and budgets (forecasts, actual Vs planned etc).
    • Identify and manage project risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies 
  • Ensure quality assurance mechanisms are in place so that products / deliverables adhere to agreed requirements. Ensures that Technology solution requirements are defined, delivered and monitored following global Technology standards, architectures, and governance.
  • Supports benefits realisation and achievement of target business outcomes
  • Manage 3rd party suppliers and resources in line with agreed ways of working and contracts and SLA’s
  • Establish and maintains proactive, comprehensive stakeholder management and stakeholder communications
  • Builds high performing, collaborative project teams. Co-ordinates work done by different people and management of virtual teams.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement in project delivery in line with Change Delivery Framework and Technology governance.
  • Support the development of talent in line with the Press’s requirements for technical, professional, managerial and leadership capability
  Job Requirements: 
  • Degree educated (or equivalent) with relevant project management qualification e.g. SAFe
  • Experience of different project delivery methodologies (e.g. agile, iterative, waterfall) 
  • Broad experience in a global organisation using in-sourced and out-sourced services
  • Experience of delivering projects in a complex geographical/ functional matrix organization
  • Experience in Publishing industry advantageous
  • Virtual working and collaboration in a matrix environment
  • Strong influencing, leadership and interpersonal skills. Ability to simplify and communicate complex concepts and information.
  • Insightful, comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty, pro-active, collaborative and consultative
  • Strong self-motivation, with the ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Great sense of ownership and driven-mind-set; Being a leader as a high performance team
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

Subscribe now !