Candidates should: (a) have a Hong Kong bachelor’s degree, or equivalent; (b) have at least 6 years’ of full time post-degree working experience. At least two years of working experience in the Government and/or experience in contract management would be an advantage [See Note(1)]; (c) have attained “Level 3” or above in English Language and Chinese 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(2)]; (d) be fluent in both written and spoken Chinese and English; and (e) be proficient in computer software applications including MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
(1) Candidates should state in detail their working experience in the application form. (2) For non-civil service 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.
The Labour and Welfare Bureau is recruiting a Project Executive (Poverty) for the Poverty Team. Main duties of the Project Executive (Poverty) are:
(1) to draft various procurement documents for engaging contractors to facilitate the work of the Poverty Team, and to take forward various procurement exercises; (2) to monitor the contractors’ work and performance; (3) to assist in planning and organising various events, activities, meetings and to liaise with different government departments and non-government bodies accordingly; (4) to assist in planning and taking forward publicity matters; (5) to provide other administrative support to the Poverty Team.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of 12 months and is expected to assume duty in the second quarter of 2015.
In addition to general holidays, maternity/paternity leave and sickness allowance, 14 days’ paid annual leave will be granted under a continuous contract of employment for every 12 months. An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. This gratuity, if granted, plus the Government’s contributions to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
(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:
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). Completed application form with a resume showing detailed job descriptions of all current and previous employment, and a copy of academic/professional qualifications, relevant certificates and official transcripts of studies, should be sent to the address below by post on or before the closing date. Candidates who are not invited for interview within eight weeks from the closing date may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. The Labour and Welfare Bureau is not obliged to inform individual applicant of unsuccessful applications.
Personnel Registry, Labour and Welfare Bureau, 10/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (20 March, 27 March and 3 April 2015)