Candidates should –
(a) be a Corporate Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (Civil Discipline) elected after 5 December 1975, or equivalent [Note (1)];
(b) have at least 3 years' relevant post-qualification working experience [Note (2)]; and
(c) have met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [Note (3)].
(1) Candidates holding non-local professional qualifications only should prove the equivalency of such qualifications by the closing date for application, with supporting documents such as evidence of acceptance of their qualifications by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers for admission to its Corporate Membership (Civil Discipline).
(2) Candidates with less than three years of relevant post-qualification experience may also apply but the monthly salary will be adjusted downward accordingly to the actual years of relevant experience.
(3) For appointment purpose, 'Grade E' in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to 'Level 2' in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
Project Coordinator will be mainly deployed to carry out the following duties in the Highways Department –
(a) in respect of the major infrastructure works projects –
(i) To perform day-to-day management of consultants and contractors in delivering the consultancy and works contracts;
(ii) To liaise with contractors, government departments and other concerned parties for the implementation of works projects;
(iii) To handle public works programme and procurement procedures related to works projects;
(iv) To monitor the prequalification and tender procedures related to works projects;
(v) To handle matters related to public consultations, complaints and enquiries of the works projects; and
(vi) To perform any other duties assigned as appropriate.
(b) in respect of the railway development projects –
(i) To plan the railway development projects and vet railway corporation's proposal(s);
(ii) To liaise with railway corporation and concerned departments on details or queries about the proposal(s) such as planning assumptions, traffic impact assessment, land requirement, consultation arrangement etc.;
(iii) To monitor design and construction progress to meet functional objectives;
(iv) To coordinate among concerned departments/bureaux in the course of implementation;
(v) To provide technical input at various site/liaison committees during construction; and
(vi) To perform any other duties assigned as appropriate.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for one year.
An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted to the appointee upon satisfactory completion of the full contract period with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, 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 equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted 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 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.
(h) Towards the application deadline, our on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your on-line application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.
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 form, stating application for the Project Coordinator post, together with a full curriculum vitae and a copy of documentary evidence of professional qualifications and relevant post-qualification working experience should reach the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). The C.V. should include –
(a) gradings of subjects taken in public examinations from secondary education onwards (with exact date of scoring the results);
(b) details of bachelor degree (e.g. major subject and class and division of honours);
(c) professional qualification obtained; and
(d) employment records with detailed description of duties.
Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau's website. Applicants who apply online should submit the above stated C.V. and documents to the enquiry address below or by email (email@example.com) on or before the closing date for application. Please quote the job title and the online application number on the envelope or in the e-mail.
Applications which are incomplete, late or submitted by fax or e-mail, or not made in the prescribed form will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email if email addresses are available) in about eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointment and Establishment Section, Highways Department, 5/F, Ho Man Tin Government Offices, 88 Chung Hau Street, Homantin, Kowloon
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
South China Morning Post (28/03/2015 & 04/04/2015)