Information Technology Manager, Census and Statistics Department (Ref: 44078)

Department: Census and Statistics Department

Publish Date: 2021-03-19 00:00:00

Job Title: Information Technology Manager

Salary (Monthly): $64315

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

This position is open to both male and female. Candidates should have –

(a) a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (IT) or related discipline from a Hong Kong university;
(b) minimum 10 years’ relevant post-qualification full-time work experience gained in manage IT implementation project;
(c) solid working experience in managing SA&D, system implementation, maintenance and enhancement in various areas including:
- HTML5, Internet/Intranet, XML, JSON
- Java Script
- Microsoft Active Server Page Scripting
- Microsoft SQL Server database
- Oracle database
- Microsoft .NET programming
- Database design
- Web application development
- Data Security
(d) solid working experience of project planning, implementation, managing IT projects, contractor management and IT staff management in the Government environment; and
(e) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent.


The Information Technology Manager is mainly deployed on -

(a) Manage IT projects for development of computer systems for C&SD, including:
-Replacement of Computer System for Personnel, Training and Staff Reporting and system integration with Gov-HRMS ;
-Enhancement on Data Security of Statistical Systems;
-Implementation of Electronic Data Collection Modes in Selected Labour Surveys
(b) Manage in-house and contract IT staff to provide system upgrade, enhancement and maintenance support services for different .NET based computer survey systems in C&SD, including around six systems as well as one Oracle based system for personnel information management;
(c) Manage out-sourced vendor for system implementation;
(d) Provide technical advices and support to the Department for implementing optimal solutions of well integrated electronic data collection modes and further enhancing data security;
(e) Provide professional advices for system integration between Departments; and
(f) Manage clerical staff to provide support for general administration and records management for Information Technology Services and Infrastructure Branch (ITSB) of C&SD.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 12 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 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 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 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 in person or by post to the below enquiry address.

How to apply:

(a) 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 Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (

(b) For application submitted in person or by post, completed application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], together with copies of documents in support of academic qualifications (including results achieved in Chinese and English languages), technical qualifications and working experience (if applicable), should reach the below contact address on or before 1 April 2021. Please specify on the envelope “Application for the post of Information Technology Manager”.
(c) For submission of the application and/or the supporting documents by post, the postmark date(s) on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application and/or submission of supporting documents. To avoid unsuccessful delivery of mail items, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been paid 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. An applicant will bear any consequences arising from not paying sufficient postage.
(d) If applications are late or incomplete, or not made in the prescribed form, or submitted by fax or e-mail, or without copies of the relevant supporting documents, or if the relevant supporting documents are received after the above specified dates or are insufficient, such applications will NOT be considered.
(e) All applicants must provide clearly their personal Internet e-mail addresses on their application forms. Candidates who are invited to sit for the selection interview will receive separate invitation(s) by e-mail within four weeks from the closing date for applications (applicants are responsible for ensuring that the provided e-mail addresses can receive the invitations). Those who do not receive any invitation to the selection interview can assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

System Services Section (1), Census and Statistics Department, 19/F, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: 2582 2129 or 2582 5595

Application Start Date: 2021-03-19 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-04-01 23:59:00