$26,890 to $31,775 per month, depending on experience, plus end-of-contract gratuity
The post is open to both male and female applicants. Candidates should have - (a) a bachelor degree, preferably in the related fields of public health or healthcare, from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent (Note 1); (b) 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 the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent (Note 2); and (c) seven years of full-time post-qualification work experience in the area of office administration, financial management, project promotion/ implementation, campaign organising, public administration, etc., and preferably in the related fields of public health or healthcare, with at least two years at supervisory level (Note 3).
Other Requirements: Candidates should also have - (a) good command in both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua; (b) sound analytical, organisation, communication and interpersonal skills; (c) effective staff and financial resources management skills; and (d) good command of computer skills in the application of MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
(1) See General Note (g) below. (2) Grade C and Grade E in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE 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. (3) Candidates should submit a copy of (a) academic transcripts; (b) graduation certificates; and (c) supporting documents of relevant work experience.
An Assistant Manager mainly assists in - (a) providing administrative support to daily office operation of the services; (b) handling general personnel management, office accommodation, supplies and procurement matters; (c) handling financial resources management, including drafting budgets and controlling use of funds; (d) serving as secretary of committees and preparing papers and minutes of meetings; and (e) providing administrative support to events/ ceremonies/ seminars/ projects and handling public enquiries/ complaint matters.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for one year. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the Department and the performance of the candidate.
(a) An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted upon completion of the full contract period with satisfactory 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 candidates appointed as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance (Cap. 485), will equal 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. (b) Candidates appointed are eligible for 14 days' paid annual leave. Other benefits such as rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57).
(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 candidates 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. (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 enquiry address indicated below. (h) The period of notification of recruitment examination and/ or interview may be longer when a large number of applications are received or when there are other complications requiring a longer processing time for the applications.
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 at http://www.csb.gov.hk.
The application period for the post of Assistant Manager is from 13 February 2015 (Friday) to 23 February 2015 (Monday). Completed application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] together with a copy of supporting documents of academic qualifications and work experience should reach the enquiry address indicated below on or before 23 February 2015. Please clearly mark on the envelope "Application for the post of Assistant Manager in the Department of Health". Please do not send originals of academic transcripts or graduation certificates. Applications not made in the prescribed form, submitted by fax or email, or which are incomplete, late or not duly signed by the candidate will not be considered.
Candidates who are not invited for written test and/ or selection interview within ten weeks from the closing date for application may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated below.
Appointments Unit, Department of Health, Room 1807, 18/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.