Candidates should have: (a) A Hong Kong bachelor degree, or equivalent in Economics, Business Administration, Statistics or a related discipline; (b) Attained Level 3 or above in both Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) or the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE), or equivalent [Note]; (c) A minimum of ten years’ post-qualification working experience in research analysis, preferably with at least six years at managerial level; (d) Strong analytical, numerical, organizing, problem-solving, communication and report writing skills; and (e) Excellent command of written English and Chinese, high level of proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua, and sound knowledge of application software, including English and Chinese word processing, Excel and Powerpoint. The ability to work independently and resilient. Relevant experience in government or quasi-government bodies or public service sector will be an advantage. [Note: 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.]
Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a written test.
The main duties are to assist the Chief Executive Officer (Planning and Development) of CreateHK in the following: (a) To develop, commission and implement programmes for collecting, analyzing and presenting data of market and manpower researches and studies; (b) To design, plan, organize and conduct statistical projects. To prepare briefs and agreement for engaging research agencies to undertake consultancy projects; (c) To design, implement and upkeep statistical systems in respect of the data of creative industries; (d) To conduct background researches and update market information in relation to various goods, services and trade facilitation areas that could boost the development of the creative economy; (e) To produce research and study reports on matters related to creative industries of Hong Kong. To liaise with external parties for sharing and exchanging data and research reports; (f) To perform other duties assigned by senior officers.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 2 years.
A gratuity may be granted at the end of contract period if the contract is satisfactorily completed 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 Ordinance (Cap. 485), will be equal to 15% of the total basic salary received during the contract period. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, sick leave, etc., where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions in the Employment Ordinance.
(a) 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. (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (c) 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. (d) 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. (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 following 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. (i) The above post is open for both male and female applicants.
How to apply:
Application must be made on the form G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013) which is obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre 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 forms, together with copies of employment proof (applicable to all candidates) and official transcripts or other qualification documents (applicable to candidates holding qualifications obtained from institutions outside Hong Kong), should reach the following enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Please mark on the envelope the position(s) applied for. Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). When submitting the application, the candidate is required to provide copies of relevant certificates and copies of employment proof either by post to the following enquiry address or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the closing date for application. Applications with incomplete or unclear information will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Personnel Section, Communications and Technology Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, 21/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao (16 & 23 Jan 2015), South China Morning Post (17 & 24 Jan 2015)