Project Manager (Life-wide Learning and Library) (EDB/CDI/217/15)
$22,070 per month
(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree or equivalent (Preference will be given to candidate majoring in computer science/statistics);
(b) Proficient in English and Chinese, both oral and written (Preference with 'Level 3' and 'Level 2' in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) (See Note));
(c) At least 2 or more years' post qualification experience in relevant fields, including conducting educational research and projects and assisting in organising workshops and seminars for schools;
(d) Solid professional knowledge and experience of educational research (both quantitative and qualitative);
(e) Proficient in operating computer software, including Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS), Excel and Access software packages; and
(f) Have good communication and interpersonal skills, work independently and strong in analytical skill.
[Remarks : This post is open to male and female applicants.]
For appointment purpose, '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) To manage the database of Seed Projects to ensure that all records are updated accurately and could be retrieved efficiently;
(b) To manage statistical data and information from surveys on Seed Projects;
(c) To manage and analyse the database for Education Bureau;
(d) To collect, manage and analyse data (both quantitative and qualitative) of Other Learning Experiences / Student Learning Profile studies and focused group interviews of students;
(e) To assist in organising the 'Student-LED' Network and manage the database of the Network; and
(f) Undertake any other duties as assigned.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms up to October 2016.
(a)14 days annual leave, rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance. (b) A gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 10% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
(a)Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Project Manager (Life-wide Learning and Library) (EDB/CDI/217/15). (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (c) 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. (d) 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. (e) 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. (f) 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. (g) 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. (h) 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 enquiry address 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 website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application should reach the following enquiry address (Curriculum Development Institute, Education Bureau, Room 1318, 13/F Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong) on or before the closing date. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.
Curriculum Development Institute, Education Bureau, Room 1318, 13/F Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Mingpao (23 October 2015) and SCMP (24 and 31 October 2015)