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Assistant Manager Dangerous Goods

  • CSD - Cargo Services Delivery
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Application Deadline
    12 Oct 2023
Role Introduction

Reports To: Cargo Compliance and Dangerous Goods Manager

Ensure corporate compliance with international regulations and internal requirements.
​​Develop policies, standards, procedures and compliance program for dangerous goods handling. 
Develop, design and maintain dangerous goods projects   
Ensure corporate compliance with international regulations and internal requirements.​


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop the policies, standards and compliance program for dangerous goods by referencing ICAO, IATA and governments’ regulations.  
  • Manage the quality of the handling and operations of dangerous goods, ensure it compliance with the international regulations and international policies through port performance monitoring and inspections.  
  • Provide guidance to the investigation on dangerous goods irregularities.  
  • Assist in the opening of new dangerous goods ports and development of operation procedures for dangerous goods.  
  • Manage the dangerous goods permit renewal application.   
  • Support on dangerous goods operations.  
  • Support passenger and crew handling teams on dangerous goods carried by passengers and crew members.  
  • Participate in Hong Kong Carrier Liaison Group’s Dangerous Goods Working Group.  
  • Review and update documents related to the handling of dangerous goods.  
  • Develop and maintain the dangerous goods projects related to the implementation of dangerous goods e-checklist, e-DGD and e-NOTOC for Hong Kong and then eventually for ports.  
  • Promote cargo safety in the industry and the network.


  • Self-motivated and possess the ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.  
  • Polished communication and interpersonal skills, and able to interact with people at all levels with different cultural background.  
  • Excellent business acumen with analytical, planning and problem solving skills.  
  • Independent and detail-oriented.  
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.  
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English. Fluent Cantonese and Putonghua is an advantage.  
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).


  • Tertiary education qualifications or above.  
  • Sound cargo services and operations knowledge and familiar to international regulations (e.g. IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations).  
  • Project management experience.   
  • IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations qualified (7.3 Function: Personnel Responsible for Processing or Accepting Dangerous Goods Consignments).


  • Minimum of 5 years’ airline cargo industry experience with at least 3 years’ supervisory experience.

Personal & Application Information

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