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Job Number: 42116
Department: Commerce and Economic Development Bureau 
Division/Section/Unit: Create Hong Kong 
Job Title: Manager (Design) 
Salary: 66,945 per month 
Entry Requirements: (a) A bachelor’s degree from a university in Hong Kong or equivalent;
(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 work experience, preferably with at least six years at managerial level, related to management of public/ non-profit making projects, general administration and management of public organisation;
(d) Sound knowledge of application software, including English and Chinese word processing, Excel and Powerpoint; and
(e) The ability to work independently, strong problem-solving, analytical, organising, communication and report writing skills, and excellent command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua. Experience in project management 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.] 
Duties: (a) To assist Senior Manager (Design) [SM(D)] in vetting the plans and proposals for the activities of the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) to be funded from the CreateSmart Initiative under the streamlined funding approach (“funded activities”);
(b) To assist SM(D) in monitoring the progress and evaluating the effectiveness of the “funded activities”, and compilation of management reports as and when necessary;
(c) To oversee logistic arrangements (including preparing briefs) for principal/senior officials of HKSARG attending events of the “funded activities”;
(d) To oversee and monitor test check cases of the “funded activities” and follow up on the administrative action that may be imposed on HKDC;
(e) To draft CreateHK’s submissions to the Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Communications and Creative Industries), for the five creative industries-related projects of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council with dedicated funding;
(f) To support SM(D) on trade facilitation-related duties in respect of the design industry;
(g) To supervise Assistant Manager (Design) in preparing and consolidating regular and ad hoc returns on matters related to the above duties and responsibilities; and
(h) To perform any other duties as assigned by senior officers.

(i) Subject to the exigency of services, the appointee may be required to work irregular hours and overtime, including Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday.
(ii) Shortlisted candidates may be required to attend written examination and interview. 
Terms of Appointment: Successful candidate will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for 12 months. 
Fringe Benefits 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. 
General Notes: (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 written examination and selection 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 further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(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/ email to the following enquiry address/ email 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 must be made on the form G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013) which is obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry 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 form, 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 specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. Applications submitted by fax or email will not be accepted.

Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). When submitting online application, candidate is required to provide copies of relevant certificates (if applicable) and employment proof either by post to the following enquiry address or by e-mail to ccibper@cedb.gov.hk on or before the closing date for application. Your online application number should be quoted on the copies of supporting documents/ in your email.

Late applications or 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. 
Enquiry Address: Personnel Section, Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, 21/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong 
Enquiry Telephone: 36555545 
Closing Date(dd/mm/yyyy): 04/09/2019 23:59:00 
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s): Ming Pao Daily News (23 August 2019 and 30 August 2019) and South China Morning Post (24 August 2019 and 31 August 2019) 
Web Site of Department: http://www.cedb.gov.hk/ccib
Application via Internet: Online GF340 
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Advertising Date 22/08/2019