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The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HK) is one of Asia’s leading animal welfare organisation with seven income generating private veterinary clinics, four adoption centres and two mobile vehicles, making us one of Hong Kong's leading veterinary establishments. In addition we run an array of effective services and programmes that directly help animals on the ground, from our Inspectorate to Adoption facilities to our Cat Colony Care Programme. We are now looking for animal-lover with talents and passion to help promote animal welfare, prevent animal cruelty and promote humane education in Hong Kong. As the longest-standing charitable organisation focusing on animal welfare, SPCA(HK) relies heavily on public donations and members’ support. If you aspire to contribute your skills to help the less fortunate animals to get a chance for a better tomorrow and to build a better society where animals and human can co-exist harmoniously, please send us your resume now.

Deputy Director – Welfare Operations / Head of Welfare Operations

  • Department: Welfare
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



  • To ensure the efficient and effective execution of the day-to-day duties of the shelter veterinary care team. 
  • To plan and implement a comprehensive, cost-effective health care programme for all animals under the care of the SPCA welfare programmes, ensuring their needs are met and that animal welfare standards are maintained in accordance with Society policies and procedures.
  • To ensure excellent customer care at all levels for both internal and external users, responding promptly and according to Society policy to complaints and enquiries.
  • To assist the Executive Director in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives related to improving the SPCA’s Welfare Department and the Society as a whole.
  • To work with the Welfare Strategy and Research Department in developing welfare department operational polices ensuring that policies and protocols are in line with the strategic direction set by that department.
  • To further enhance co-operation and communication with all other Departments within the Society.
  • To work with the Welfare Strategy and Research Department and help liaise and develop collaborations with government agencies, animal welfare groups, private veterinary surgeons and other parties interested in animal welfare issues.




  • A veterinary degree with at least 4 years of practical experience in the field of small animal veterinary medicine  (registration with the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Hong Kong will be required)
  • A minimum of 2 years practical experience in the field of shelter medicine preferably with experience in a leadership role
  • Post-graduate training and / or a qualification in shelter medicine is preferred.
  • Management experience with a firm grounding in strategic planning, operational management, budgeting and financial management
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • A willingness to travel around the region and a genuine interest in the welfare of all animals.
  • Responsible, systematic and works well under pressure.
  • Drive and enthusiasm.
  • Chinese language skills would be an advantage


Exceptional candidates with less experience are encouraged to apply.

Job title and position will be aligned with the skill set of the successful candidate


All information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used only for recruitment purpose. Please submit your full resume along with a statement of interest to the Human Resources Manager, SPCA (HK), 5 Wan Shing Street, Wanchai, HK or Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  For more information, please visit our website