Contract Executive Assistant, Government Laboratory (Ref: 44047)

Department: Government Laboratory

Publish Date: 2021-03-05 09:00:00

Job Title: Contract Executive Assistant

Salary (Monthly): $44555

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates (a) should have

(i) bachelor’s degree from a university in Hong Kong, or equivalent;
(ii) attained Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) or Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or equivalent [Note]; and
(iii) a minimum of five years’ full-time post-qualification work experience in administrative and/or personnel matter(s).
(b) Working experience in executive support in the Government / public sector organisations, including at least one year at supervisory level will be an advantage.


To be responsible for various office executive work, including human resource management, general administration support, secretarial support to boards and committees, departmental payments, complaints, general enquiries and staff supervision, etc.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service terms from six to 12 months. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the Department and the performance of the candidate.

General Notes:

(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.
© 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. 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 Bureaus website at 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 to the enquiry address.

How to apply:

Completed application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] together with copies of (a) certificates and transcripts in support of the academic qualifications (including photocopies of certificates and transcripts showing the results achieved in Chinese and English languages); and (b) support documents of relevant working experience should be sent to the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Please mark on the envelope “Application for the post of Contract Executive Assistant”. Applications which are incomplete or late, or fail to provide supporting documents as required will not be accepted. If the application is submitted by post, the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application. Applicants should ensure that sufficient postage is paid to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hongkong Post. Application forms are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry 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 website at Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about four to six weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Personnel Office, Government Laboratory, 7/F, Ho Man Tin Government Offices, 88 Chung Hau Street, Homantin, Kowloon

Enquiry Telephone: 2762 3724 / 2762 3720

Application Start Date: 2021-03-05 09:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-03-18 17:00:00