Recruitment of Executive Officer (BFHF Designation Programme) (Part-time, Contract)

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Executive Officer (BFHF Designation Programme) (Part-time, Contract)


The position is responsible for overseeing the operation of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Hong Kong Association (BFHIHKA) and the Baby Friendly Health Facilities (BFHF) Designation Programme, a flagship programme of the BFHIHKA.


The BFHIHKA aims to promote breastfeeding and protect infant and maternal health. It is committed to creating a healthcare and societal environment that enables parents and caregivers to make informed decisions about optimal infant feeding. The BFHF Designation Programme supports and facilitates health facilities to become (& be designated) baby friendly health facilities by providing them with guidelines, consultation & advice to enable them to meet the World Health Organization Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative standards.



  • Work under the direction of the Executive Committee of the BFHIHKA  in overseeing operation of the BFHIHKA (and assisted by another member of the staff)
  • Work under the direction of the Committee on Designation of BFHF in overseeing operation of the BFHF Designation Programme
  • Keep in view the global development of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and regularly communicate with the Committee on Designation of BFHF
  • Keep records of the membership of the Panel of Assessors and engage them in the development of the Programme
  • Act as the lead of the assessment team for the designation of each health facility
  • For each level of assessment, prepare all groundwork, write up reports and seek approval from the assessment team
  • Compile statistics & annual reports for the Committee on BFHF Designation and for external communication
  • Lead advocacy initiatives on BFHF designation (especially to the private sector)



Professional qualification: Registered Nurse (with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong)


  • At least 15 years’ experience in nursing practice, preferably with some experience in the fields of Paediatrics, Obstetrics / Midwifery or Maternal and Child Health
  • At least 5 years’ experience of administration, e.g. being officer-in-charge of a clinic or ward, or higher levels

Personal attributes: Committed to the cause of BFHIHKA; highly motivated; and be willing to work within a flexible schedule


Skills Required

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organisational and problem solving skills;
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese;
  • Solid skills in the use of common computer software for office work


Work time

Normally work 4 sessions (of 4 hours each) a week.  A degree of flexibility in work schedule is preferred.



Depends on qualifications and experience of the candidate.  Range: $220 – 260 / hour (exclusive of MPF and insurance). 


Please email your application letter and CV to The deadline for application is 30 June 2021. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within 4 weeks from the closing date.

(All information provided will only be used for recruitment-related purposes.)

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