Candidates should have
(a) a bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related discipline awarded by a Hong Kong university, or equivalent;
(b) at least 15 years’ solid post-qualification experience in feasibility study, development, implementation, support and maintenance of projects, preferably IT projects; and
(c) at least 7 years’ solid work experience at managerial / senior level formulating and implementing strategies, and managing business project development, preferably in IT-related areas.
Preference will be given to candidates who have knowledge and experience in the following areas -
(1) development, implementation and support of web-based application system;
(2) business analysis, business process / workflow formulation and re-engineering;
(3) publication of glossaries or similar legal materials for the Government or other organizations;
(4) project implementation or maintenance in case management / knowledge management / workflow application; and
(5) project implementation or maintenance in the legal industry.
Having a master degree in Information Technology or a related area awarded by a Hong Kong university, or equivalent, and relevant work experience in government departments would be an advantage.
(a) To lead the overall project management, coordination, implementation, development, testing, management and maintenance of the Combined Glossaries project on the DoJ websites.
(b) To advise on the scope and deliverables for the Combined Glossaries, and to elicit user requirements, document and prioritise business requirements, formulate business process and workflow for the Combined Glossaries.
(c) To verify all deliverables for the Combined Glossaries and ensure their quality before acceptance.
(d) To brief the IT development team on the workflow procedures for compiling the Combined Chinese-English Glossary and provide advice on the implementation approach.
(e) To advise senior directorate officers in the Law Drafting Division on technology solutions.
(f) To conduct research, study and scoping on all aspects, devise workplans and detailed timescales, and assist in seeking project funding for other IT projects.
(g) To coordinate and carry out all phases of IT projects including feasibility study, systems analysis and design, procurement and installation of computer systems, implementation, system nursing and maintenance.
(h) To facilitate effective communication between the IT development team and the stakeholders, including senior directorate officers in the Law Drafting Division, and to liaise with vendors and manage outsourcing contracts.
(i) To carry out other IT-related duties as assigned by the management.
Terms of Appointment:
The successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 24 months.
(a) Upon satisfactory completion of the contract, the appointee will be eligible for an end of contract gratuity which, when added together with the Government’s contribution to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme, will be equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
(b) Include an annual leave of 14 days per year of service, full pay sick leave in accordance with the provisions of the contract, and maternity leave or paternity leave, where appropriate.
(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:
Candidates should apply in writing with a completed application form [G.F. 340 (Rev.3/2013)] which is obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centre 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 Internet web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applicants should list in detail the relevant academic/professional attainments and work experiences in the application form. Completed application form, together with copies of documentary proof of possession of the required academic/professional qualifications (e.g. transcripts, certificates, etc.) and relevant work experiences and a full C.V. should reach, by 26 June 2020, Administration Unit, Law Drafting Division, Department of Justice, Room 384, 3/F East Wing, Justice Place, 18 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong (Enquiries: 3918 4548). Please do not send originals of transcripts/certificates. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Applications with incomplete or unclear information will not be considered. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. Candidates may be required to attend a written test/ interview. Candidates who are invited for the written test/ interview will normally receive an invitation about 6 to 8 weeks after the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for the written test/ interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Administration Unit, Law Drafting Division, Department of Justice, Room 384, 3/F East Wing, Justice Place, 18 Lower Albert Road, Central
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News: 12 June 2020; South China Morning Post: 13 and 20 June 2020.