Programme Coordinating Officer [Community Investment and Inclusion Fund (CIIF)]
Salary: HK$25,600 per month
Candidate should have (a) a Hong Kong degree, or equivalent, preferably in the social sciences or humanities areas; (b) at least 3 years’ post-qualification full-time working experience in office management, secretariat support and implementation of community development events. Preference will be given to those with solid experience in establishing office administration systems, records management, performing programme coordination related duties and providing secretariat support for Government advisory and statutory bodies [See Note (1)]; (c) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 3 [See Note (2)] or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent; (d) sound knowledge of public affairs, and preference will be given to those with knowledge of social capital building; (e) good communication (both written and spoken) and interpersonal skills, strong analytical and coordination abilities, and is highly motivated; (f) knowledge of computer software applications including MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Experience in database management and website updating would be an advantage; and (g) preference will be given to those with knowledge of the operating processes of government, non-governmental organisations, public bodies, quasi-government bodies and/ or the private sector.
(1) Candidates should state in detail their working experience in the application form. Applicants may find relevant information on the CIIF and social capital projects in the CIIF website (www.ciif.gov.hk). (2) For non-civil service appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
To perform the following duties in relation to the Community Investment and Inclusion Fund Secretariat: (a) to coordinate office administration and system management related duties such as resource management, systems and records management, events planning, arranging meetings and preparing meeting papers, collection and analysis of statistical information, compilation of reports, IT support, website updating, etc.; (b) to assist in coordination and/ or implementation of the development and promotion works of CIIF, such as liaising with various stakeholders and launching various promotional events; (c) to assist in undertaking finance related duties; and (d) to perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of 24 months. The appointee is expected to assume duty in the first/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, together 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 on or before the closing date. Candidates who are not invited for interview within six 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.