Manager, Planning and Design - Urban Renewal Authority


The Urban Renewal Authority (“URA”) is tasked to undertake urban renewal in accordance with the provisions of the Urban Renewal Authority Ordinance and the Urban Renewal Strategy published by the Government.  The URA adopts a holistic approach to urban renewal with redevelopment and rehabilitation as its core businesses.



Manager, Planning and Design

(Ref. M(P&D))



  • To carry out in-depth urban design and district studies of assigned areas

  • To provide technical support to facilitate planning and urban design, formulation of planning implementation strategies

  • To assist in steering and management of consultant services relating to strategic study and preliminary project feasibility studies

  • To assist in the preparation of various planning submissions, monitoring of consultants’ performance, and progress of assigned projects through various stage of planning and design



  • Degree holder in Planning or related/relevant discipline

  • Recognized planning qualifications i.e. HKIP, RTPI, CIP, PIA or RPP

  • Minimum 3 years’ post-qualification work experience

  • Experience in working on local and/or overseas area-wide planning/urban design projects would be an advantage

  • Good communication and presentational skills and hands-on experience in urban planning/design in Hong Kong

  • Basic knowledge of GIS preferred

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese

 For more information on the work of the URA, please visit the website at


Full resume with present and expected salaries should be submitted (i) via online application (please click this website address:, (ii) by post with “Confidential” marked on the envelope to Director, Human Resources, Urban Renewal Authority, 26/F, COSCO Tower, 183 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong or (iii) by e-mail to “ the relevant reference details).


Closing date for application: 18 July 2019.  All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and information provided will be used for the consideration of applications.  Applicants not invited for interview within four weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.


Personal data provided by job applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used strictly in accordance with our “Personal Information Collection Statement Pertaining to Recruitment” for recruitment purpose only.  A copy of the Statement is available on our website and obtainable on request.  Applicants may be considered for other suitable positions in the Authority and all personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be retained for a maximum of two years.