Chief Project Executive, Lands Department (Ref: 44228)

Department: Lands Department

Publish Date: 2021-04-16 00:00:00

Job Title: Chief Project Executive

Salary (Monthly): $126220

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have:

(a) a bachelor degree from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent;
(b) at least 15 years of management experience in a senior position in the public sector with solid executive and administrative experience;
(c) good knowledge of government system;
(d) relevant experience in developing, leading and implementing large-scale projects is an advantage;
(e) good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and
(f) strong leadership and planning skills, good communication and interpersonal skills.


A Chief Project Executive is mainly deployed on:

(a) To assist in conducting research on issues relevant to handling of complaints and enquiries addressed to the Lands Department and drawing up departmental guidelines on complaint and enquiry handling.
(b) To assist in reviewing the effectiveness of the complaint and enquiry handling mechanisms and assessing the supporting environment with a view to identifying areas for improvement including scope for streamlining and delayering of workflow.
(c) To formulate both short-term and long-term proposals for enhancing the present complaint and enquiry handling mechanisms, including but not limited to the establishment of knowledge management database for easy retrieval of up-to-date information by staff and templates to enhance efficiency and consistency in processing complaints and enquiries.
(d) To coordinate with subject officers for implementing the short-term and long-term enhancement proposals under item (c), including uploading the knowledge management database to the departmental IT system; and
(e) To carry out any other administrative duties as assigned by senior officers.

Terms of Appointment:

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

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 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 contact 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:

(a) Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department and any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s Internet website (

(b) Completed application forms, together with a resume detailing relevant working experience, photocopies of relevant certificates and transcripts in support of academic qualifications and documentary proof of working experience, should be sent with the envelope clearly marked ‘Application for the post of Chief Project Executive’ to the contact address not later than 29 April 2021.
(c) Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website ( Candidates who apply online should submit a resume detailing relevant working experience, copies of their certificates and transcripts in support of academic qualifications and documentary proof of working experience with the envelope clearly marked ‘Application for the post of Chief Project Executive’ within one week after close of application period to the contact address. The online application number should be quoted on the envelope and on every page of the copies of supporting documents.
(d) Applications which are incomplete, late or submitted by fax or e-mail, not duly signed or not made in the prescribed form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] will NOT be considered. If the required supporting documents are not provided, insufficient or are submitted after the closing date for application, such applications will also NOT be considered.
(e) This department will not accept any unpaid or underpaid mail items. Applicants should ensure that sufficient postage has been affixed before posting to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of in accordance with the established procedures of the Hongkong Post.
(f) Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for applications, but this timing is subject to change without prior notification to applicants. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Appointments Registry, Lands Department, 21/F., North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: 2231 4273/2231 3182

Application Start Date: 2021-04-16 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-04-29 23:59:00