Candidates should have-
(a) a degree from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent, in business administration, marketing, public relations, communication or journalism; (b) with at least nine years’ post-qualification experience in marketing, event management, corporate communications, public relations or media management in sizeable corporations, non-governmental organisations, public relations agencies or government departments. Experience in formulating publicity and marketing strategy and initiatives, organising large-scale publicity campaign or managing exhibition centres is an advantage; (c) with at least six years’ supervisory experience; (d) strong written communication skills in both Chinese and English, with level 3 or above in both Chinese and English language in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent, and good command of Cantonese, Putonghua and spoken English; (e) strong leadership skills and project management skills; (f) mature, excellent inter-personal communications skills and able to work under pressure; and (g) conversant with computer applications such as MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Note: Suitable candidates will be required to attend a written test.
For the purpose of appointment of Non-Civil Service Contract Staff, ‘Grade C’ in the Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ in the Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(a) To assist in formulating and implementing the overall Preventive Education and Publicity (PE&P) strategy, taking into account the emerging drug trends and development of new media, including but not limited to assisting in the preparation of submissions to the Action Committee Against Narcotics Sub-committee on PE&P, attending its meetings and liaising with its Members;
(b) To promote engagement and participation in anti-drug work and to explore collaboration opportunities with relevant parties, including to coordinate responses to invitations to participate in anti-drug activities, attending events and preparing speeches where necessary, as well as acting as the Anti-drug Volunteer Group Liaison Officer and further the Hong Kong Jockey Club Drug InfoCentre’s (DIC) collaborative network and outreaching initiatives with different non-government organisations, community groups, educational institutes, corporations, professional bodies;
(c) To assist in taking forward the revamping exercise of the DIC and to implement the finalised workplan at a later stage;
(d) To oversee the development and maintenance of the DIC web portal, including the production of suitable videos and written materials for uploading onto the DIC web portal;
(e) To supervise DIC staff; and
(f) To carry out other duties as assigned.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate(s) will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for two years.
The employee shall work 44 hours per week and will be required to perform shift duty outside normal office hours, including Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays. If necessary, the hours of work may be varied having regard to the operational needs.
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 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. The employee is entitled to 12 days paid vacation leave per annum. The eligibility of the employee for rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity / paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, would be in line with the provisions in the Employment Ordinance.
(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 written test 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 test 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 enquiry address below.
How to apply:
Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 03/2013)] 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). Completed forms, with copies of academic certificates/results and employment proofs, should reach the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application. Please quote the post title on the envelope. Applications not made in the prescribed form or late or which are incomplete or without the relevant supporting documents will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for written test/interview will normally receive an invitation in about four to six weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for written test/interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Narcotics Division, Security Bureau, 30/F, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (12/06/2015) , South China Morning Post (13/06/2015 & 20/06/2015)