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Assistant Manager, Security Management System

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hong Kong
Department: Safety and Risk Management

HK Express is Hong Kong’s first and only low-cost carrier, always offering great value, affordable fares on one of the youngest and most modern aircraft fleets in the world.

Like you, and just like many people across Asia, we love to travel and discover new places across the world’s most diverse and dynamic region; and at HK Express, we’re opening up new travel experiences that inspire and invigorate millions of people across the region we’re proud to call home.  Everything we do is focused on encouraging the spirit of adventure. Our routes provide the inspiration and spontaneity to try somewhere new, disrupting monotonous modern life. As we continue to open up new routes, often in secondary and emerging destinations, our passengers will gain access to an incredible range of places, exploring hidden gems and experiencing local cultures.

We have a diverse and vibrant team that embodies the adventurous spirit of our customers, and loves to travel too. Join us in this journey to make your career even more fulfilling and rewarding.

Role Purpose

  • Manage and maintain the currency of the Aircraft Operator Security Programme (AOSP) and associated documentation by proposing and drafting amendments.
  • Review security related industrial and regulatory advisories and recommend actions required to the Manager.
  • Manage and prepare security notices and / or articles for relevant personnel in order to address internal and external security issues.
  • Support the Manager to conduct investigations into accidents, incidents and/or irregularities affecting the security of operations.
  • Manage and conduct audits/inspections/surveys and produce reports to ascertain operational security is achieved.
  • Review and conduct assessment on the effectiveness of remedial actions/preventative measures associated with the security deficiency.
  • Maintain and revise the curriculum and syllabus for Security Training Programme.
  • Deliver Security Training as and when required.
  • Carry out Risk Analysis and Threat Assessment and produce reports to ascertain operational security is achieved.
  • Liaise with other stakeholders to implement special security measures during periods/instances of increased threat.
  • Manage the internal security vetting programme.
  • Develop the security promotion programme.
  • Update materials for Quality, Safety and Security Action Group Meeting and Security Exercises/Drills.
  • Participate in IOSA programme.
  • Undertake security projects as and when directed by superiors.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor's degree or above in a security, an aviation or business-related subject.
  • Minimum 7 years aviation or relevant security experience, including 2 years of supervisory, training delivery and/or audit experience.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of aviation security management and project management.
  • Good command of both spoken and written English.
  • Knowledge in Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua) is preferable.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good computer literacy.
  • Good interpersonal, presentation and communication skill.


Please note that with effect from 1 June 2022 onwards, all HK Express employees and contractors who work in Cathay House and all other Cathay Group Company premises in Hong Kong must have received a third dose of COVID 19 vaccine. Being tested regularly for COVID-19 is not an option. Consideration will be given to those who are unable to get vaccinated for valid medical reasons.


Your Future Work Life

  • Fly anywhere we fly for free with your friends and family to explore the world
  • Hybrid working with flexibility in workplace and working hours to foster work-life harmony
  • Open office to collaborate, connect and share great ideas
  • Energetic and multicultural teammates from up to 50 nationalities!
  • Company-organized shuttle buses connecting the workplace with major locations in the HK Island, Kowloon and N.T. 

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