Assistant Manager (Special Duties) (EDB/SA/050/21), Education Bureau (Ref: 44020)

Department: Education Bureau

Publish Date: 2021-03-05 06:00:00

Job Title: Assistant Manager (Special Duties) (EDB/SA/050/21)

Salary (Monthly): $31750

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

(a) A Hong Kong bachelor’s degree, or equivalent;

(b) A good command of both Chinese and English and have met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 in the two language papers (Use of Chinese and English) in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE), or equivalent [Note (i)];
© Possess good communication skills, fluent in spoken English, Putonghua or other languages is an advantage;
(d) Able to work and solve problems independently;
(e) Proficiency in the application of common business software (Microsoft Office Word and Excel);
(f) 2 years’ post-qualification full-time working experience with good job records;
(g) Working experience in customer service or administering subsidy schemes preferred; and
(h) Working experience in schools, public organizations or government departments/ bureaux preferred.


(a) To process applications for the Student Grant including data verification, handling exceptional cases, and conducting random checks, etc.;

(b) To handle enquiries and complaints in relation to the Student Grant from the applicants, schools and the public;
© To assist in liaising with relevant Bureaux/ Departments/ Divisions and schools in processing applications and disbursement of the Student Grant,including arranging distribution and collection of forms and conducting user acceptance tests of Information Technology system enhancement;
(d) To assist in drafting/ updating school circular memorandum and guidance notes for application of the Student Grant, and prepare/ update related documents for the publicity campaigns and internal reference materials (e.g. operation manuals, briefs, reports, meeting minutes, etc.);
(e) To assist in organizing briefing sessions and meetings with relevant Bureaux/ Departments/ Divisions; and
(f) To perform administrative duties and any other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for one year.

General Notes:

(a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Assistant Manager (Special Duties) (EDB/SA/050/21). (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. © 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. (d) 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. (e) 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. (f) 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. (g) 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. 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 under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”. (h) 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 enquiry address below.

How to apply:

Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre 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 web site ( Application should reach the following enquiry address (Special Duties Office, School Administration Division, Education Bureau, Room 1001-3, 10/F, Kwun Tong View, 410 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon) on or before the closing date for application. 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 Bureau 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. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.

Enquiry Address:

Special Duties Office, School Administration Division, Education Bureau, Room 1001-3, 10/F, Kwun Tong View, 410 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

Enquiry Telephone: 3850 2040

Application Start Date: 2021-03-05 06:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-03-19 18:00:00