Non Civil Servants

Electronics Engineer (Non-Civil Service Contract)

Innovation and Technology Commission

Closing Date: 2021-06-18 23:59
$49,000 per month

Salary History

Job Vacancies History
1. 電子工程師 $66,945 per month 2019-05
2. 電子工程師 $59,445 per month 2016-02
3. 電子工程師 $54,265 per month 2014-04
4. 電子工程師 $49,355 per month 2012-02

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have –

(a) a 1st or 2nd class honours degree in electronics engineering, electrical engineering, information engineering, computer engineering or computer science from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent; a higher degree in relevant discipline is preferred [see Note (1) and (2)];

(b) six years of post-qualification experience in the latest technological development in the electronics and information technology (IT) industry; experience in assessing the technical and commercial merits of projects in the relevant field and managing their operation is preferred; preferred areas of knowledge are (i) IT infrastructure management, design, support and implementation; (ii) network security solutions and products, (iii) IT project management; (iv) IT asset management, procurement, quality control and assurance; (v) technology trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI), FinTech, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and multimedia technologies, etc [see Note (3)];

(c) good oral and written communication skills in Cantonese and English, with level 2 or above in both 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 [see Note (2) and (4)]; and

(d) well-organized, strong sense of responsibility, good interpersonal and communication skills with people at all levels.
(1) Candidates should mark clearly on their application forms the major and minor subjects studied in their degree courses. Candidates possessing additional qualifications (e.g. a higher degree in a relevant subject) should include details in their applications.

(2) Completed Application Forms, together with copies of (i) certificates of academic qualifications; and (ii) HKDSEE/HKCEE/Common Recruitment Examination(CRE) results, should reach the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application (The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application).

(3) Candidates must list the nature and relevancy of the post-qualification experience in a separate curriculum vitae (CV). Copies of supporting documents of present and previous employment should be provided.

(4) For the purpose of appointment of Non-Civil Service Contract Staff, ‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.

Your application will NOT be considered if your qualifications do not fully meet any of the entry requirements (a), (b) and (c) by the closing date for application.


The Electronics Engineer (Non-Civil Service Contract) is mainly deployed to assist the Senior Engineer in
(a) providing technical advice and support on the information technology or electronics-related fields;
(b) examining and evaluating project proposals and monitoring the progress of approved projects under the Innovation and Technology Fund;
(c) providing secretariat and technical support to assessment panels under the Innovation and Technology Fund;
(d) developing themes for solicitation of applications under the Innovation and Technology Fund;
(e) monitoring the technological development of the local and overseas industries;
(f) building up a knowledge base on the information technology or electronics-related technology; and
(g) performing other duties in relation to promotion of innovation and technology.

Terms of Appointment

Two-year non-civil service contract terms. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need and the performance of the candidate.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

HK$49,000 - HK$56,000 per month, depending on qualification and experience
(a) A gratuity may be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with a consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, may add up to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
(b) Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity/paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.

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 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. 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 with their applications by mail to the above enquiry address.
(h) Non-civil service vacancy information contained in this column is also available on the GovHK on the Internet at and the Innovation and Technology Commission Homepage at

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 ( Applicants should submit completed application form, a CV including a summary of present and previous employment, positions, jobs and responsibilities, copies of academic/professional qualification certificates and record of present and previous employment. Completed forms should reach the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application with the envelope clearly marked with “For Application of Electronics Engineer (Non-Civil Service Contract)”. 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 Commission and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the HongKong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from payment insufficient postage. As invitation will be issued via e-mail, applicants should provide an accurate e-mail address and ensure that their e-mail accounts can receive incoming e-mails properly. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight to ten weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Applications may NOT be considered if late, incomplete (e.g. without provision of CV or copies of academic qualification certificates and record of present and previous employment as mentioned above), submitted by fax or email, or if it is not clear from your statements that you have met the entry requirements for this position.


Job No.: 44430
Address: The Human Resources Section, the Innovation and Technology Commission, 21/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.
Telephone: 2867 5864
Closing Date 2021-06-18 23:59
Publish Date 2021-06-04

Job Summary

Electronics Engineer (Non-Civil Service Contract)
Innovation and Technology Commission
HK$49,000 - HK$56,000 per month, depending on qualification and experience
Telephone: 2867 5864
Closing Date: 2021-06-18 23:59

Career Path

Payscale ref. : Directorate Pay Scale 2020