Candidates should (a)(i) have a Hong Kong Degree with accountancy or law as a major subject, or equivalent; or (ii) be a registered student of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants Qualification Programme, or equivalent; or (iii) have a pass in the International Qualifying Scheme of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries, or equivalent; (b) have met the language proficiency requirements of Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [Note]; and (c) be fluent in Cantonese and spoken English.
'Grade C' and 'Grade E' in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE held before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to 'Level 3' and 'Level 2' respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(a) Administering bankruptcy and compulsory winding-up cases which generally includes seizure of assets and records, realization of assets, investigation, adjudication of claims of creditors, distribution of dividends, checking trustees' and liquidators' accounts, reviewing cases regularly until close and administering ordinances relating to bankruptcy and compulsory winding-up; (b) Providing attestation services to the debtors who present bankruptcy petitions against themselves; and (c) Undertaking any other duties as required. (Note : Required to perform outdoor duties where necessary.)
Terms of Appointment:
The successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 6 months. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the Official Receiver's Office and the candidate's performance.
A gratuity will be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with a consistently high standard of performance and conduct. The gratuity, plus any contribution by the Government towards a mandatory provident fund as required by the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance. 12 days paid annual leave will be granted under a continuous contract of employment for every 12 months.
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents 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 requirement 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. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants 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 recruitment examination and/or 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/written examination 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 to the below enquiry address.
How to apply:
(a) 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 website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
(b) Completed application form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] together with the applicant's curriculum vitae (C.V.), copies of certificates of public examinations and academic transcripts of tertiary education, as well as certificates and examination status reports of professional qualifications, should reach the address specified below by post or by hand on or before the closing date for application. The C.V. should include (i) the applicant's education background; (ii) gradings of the subjects taken in public examinations during secondary education (with dates of scoring the results); and (iii) job descriptions of all current and previous employment. Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid if the application is sent by post. Please state "Application for Contract Insolvency Officer II" on the envelope.
(c) If candidates fail to provide complete information and copies of supporting documents as requested, their applications will not be considered.
(d) Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about ten weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Personnel Registry, Official Receiver's Office, 10/F, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong
2867 2443 or 2867 2444
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
South China Morning Post (7 & 14 November 2015) and Ming Pao Daily News (6 & 13 November 2015)