Project Coordinator (Chinese Language Education) (EDB/EI/242/15)
$44,966 per month
(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree, or equivalent;
(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 in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [See Note];
(c) At least 6 years' post-degree experience in administration work, of which at least 4 years should be at project management;
(d) Excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese;
(e) Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skill;
(f) Good computer skills and sound knowledge of application software, including Chinese and English word processing;
(g) Able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure;
(h) Working experience in government / educational organizations, good knowledge of Government Accounting System, Stores and Procurement Regulations and filing system would be an advantage; and
(i) Applicants will be required to attend an interview and a written test.
For appointment purpose, '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.
(a) To provide administrative support for the "Strengthening Support for Non-Chinese Speakers in Learning Chinese Language" Project (the Project) funded by the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) [See Remarks];
(b) To perform budgetary control and financial management for the Project;
(c) To monitor the progress of the Project;
(d) To examine the progress and financial reports submitted by the participating organisations;
(e)To prepare committee papers and organise meetings;
(f) To assist in further enhancement and dissemination of learning and teaching materials under the Project;
(g) To supervise and co-ordinate the work of clerical staff; and
(h) To perform any other duties as and when required by the supervisors.
[Remarks : The Standing Committee on Language Education and Research (SCOLAR) was established in 1996 to advise Government on language education issues in general as well as on the use of the Language Fund.]
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 2 years.
(a) 14 days annual leave and full pay sickness allowance whereas rest days, statutory holidays(or substituted holidays), maternity leave, 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 Coordinator (Chinese Language Education) (EDB/EI/242/15). (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 web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application should reach the following enquiry address (Language Education and SCOLAR Section, Education Infrastructure Division, Education Bureau, Room 1702, 17/F, Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon.) on or before the closing date for application. 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.
Language Education and SCOLAR Section, Education Infrastructure Division, Education Bureau, Room 1702, 17/F, Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Mingpao (20 and 27 November 2015) and SCMP (21 and 28 November 2015)