Contract Chief Systems Coordinating Manager, Social Welfare Department (Ref: 44109)

Department: Social Welfare Department

Publish Date: 2021-03-18 17:00:00

Job Title: Contract Chief Systems Coordinating Manager

Salary (Monthly): $126220

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

(a) A bachelor’s degree in information technology (IT), computing science or other related disciplines from a university in Hong Kong, or equivalent;

(b) At least 20 years of post-qualification full-time working experience in the IT field with at least 15 years at IT managerial level;
© Strong technical knowledge in application development, design and operation of computer systems and provision of IT services for the Government, and with at least 15 years of such working experience;
(d) Strong leadership, analytical, coordination and interpersonal skills;
(e) Ample managerial experience in working with multiple operational teams;
(f) Self-motivated and able to handle multiple tasks and work independently under pressure and tight schedule; and
(g) Good command of written and spoken Chinese and English.


(a) To undertake managerial role in overseeing the technical executive support to the development, testing and implementation stages for the system enhancement of a critical system so that the enhancements can be delivered within scheduled timeframe and meet the required quality standard;

(b) To provide overall guidance and direction to steer the activities of the project team;
© To ensure that the internal technical resources for the project are made available according to the work plan, and to take responsibilities for the use of resources, initiate corrective action in a timely manner where necessary;
(d) To provide professional and management advice where applicable on the technical aspects;
(e) To formulate and implement government IT policies and strategy, as well as set standards, in particular those related to information security and integrity, for the enhancements of the critical system; and
(f) To manage the contractors and parties concerned to ensure their timely delivery of quality products/services relating to the enhancements of the critical system.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of 6 months.

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 requirements 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 Bureau’s 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 together with the application form and the required documents to the contact address.

How to apply:

Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry 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 (

Candidates should provide a detailed account of their academic attainment and professional qualifications in the application forms. Completed application forms together with the following documents submitted in person or by post should reach the contact address on or before the closing date for application (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application) –

(a) Copies of documentary proof of academic qualifications and working experience (e.g. reference letter); and

(b) A resume listing the job titles held and a brief description of major duties as well as managerial duties of each of the listed jobs and details of working experience in respect of the provision of IT services for the Government.

Please specify on the envelope and every page of the copies of the documents ‘Application for the post of Contract Chief Systems Coordinating Manager’. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of application 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 which are late or incomplete, applications not made in the prescribed form, applications without the required supporting documents or applications submitted by fax or email will not be considered.

Applicants should provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation by email in two to four weeks. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Appointments Section, Social Welfare Department, Room 1012, 10/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

Enquiry Telephone: 2117 3953

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

Application End Date: 2021-03-31 18:00:00