Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) Secretariat
HK$101,880 per month
(a) A Hong Kong bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in finance or economics;
(b) At least 10 years’ experience in economic or financial market research or analysis; solid experiences in working with financial institutions, regulators and public sector organisations will be of an advantage;
(c) “Level 3” or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) or equivalent (Note);
(d) Fluency in both written and spoken Chinese and English; good command of Putonghua is an advantage;
(e) Good report drafting and presentation skills; and
(f) Proficiency in computer knowledge and skills, including MS Office and Chinese word processing.
For appointment purpose, “Grade C” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 3” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
To work independently, or in collaboration with other team members of the FSDC Secretariat as appropriate, in performing the following duties to promote the sustainable development of the financial services industry of Hong Kong:
(a) to assist in planning and implementing policy research programmes and organising conferences and workshops as necessary;
(b) to assist in conducting in-depth policy research/studies related to economic and financial market developments and prepare relevant policy research papers, reports, presentation materials and briefing materials;
(c) to participate and provide input in policy analysis and discussions related to financial market development;
(d) to provide secretarial support to the Council, committees and working groups of the FSDC; and
(e) to perform other duties as required.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of one year. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the FSDC and the performance of the candidate.
An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, plus any contribution to be made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. 14-day paid annual leave and other fringe benefits such as rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.
(a) The candidate must be a permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. The candidate appointed is not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. The candidate appointed is not a civil servant and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend selection interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail together with their application forms to the enquiry address stated below.
How to apply:
Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s Internet Website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed application form together with a full curriculum vitae and copies of qualification and experience supporting documents should reach the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). Please mark on the envelope “Application for Director”.
Applications with incomplete or unclear information will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about two to six weeks from the closing date for applications, but this timing is subject to change without prior notification to applicants. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Personnel Registry, Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (Financial Services Branch), 24/F, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.