Non Civil Servants

Manager (EDB/SA/141/21)(EDB/SA/141/21)

Education Bureau

Closing Date: 2021-07-23 18:00
$58,635 per month

Salary History

Job Vacancies History
1. Manager (Special Duties) (EDB/SA/428/19) $58,635 per month 2019-12

Entry Requirements

(a) A Hong Kong bachelor's degree, or equivalent;
(b) A good command of both Chinese and English;
(c) Met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 in the two language papers (Use of Chinese and Use of English) in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE), or equivalent [See Note (ii)];
(d) Possess good communication skills and be able to work and solve problems independently;
(e) Have good computer knowledge, familiar with Chinese (Cangjie or Simplified Cangjie Inputting Method) and English input methods preferred;
(f) A minimum of 5 years' post-qualification full-time working experience with good job records, including 2 years at managerial level;
(g) Working experience in Information Technology system management, customer service or administering subsidy schemes preferred; and
(h) Working experience in schools, public organizations or government bureau/ departments preferred.
(i) The application period for the post of Manager is from 9 July 2021 (Friday) to 23 July 2021 (Friday).
(ii) Candidates' results of the Use of Chinese (UC) and Use of English (UE) papers in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE) are classified as 'Level 2', 'Level 1' or 'Fail', with 'Level 2' being the highest. 'Level 5' or above in Chinese Language of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE); or Grade 'C' or above in Chinese Language and Culture or Chinese Language and Literature of the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) are accepted as equivalent to 'Level 2' in the UC paper of the CRE. 'Level 5' or above in English Language of the HKDSEE; or Grade 'C' or above in Use of English of the HKALE; or Grade 'C' or above in English Language of the General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level), are accepted as equivalent to 'Level 2' in the UE paper of the CRE. Applicants with an overall band of 6.5 or above with no subtest score below band 6 obtained in the same sitting in the Academic Module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) within the two-year validity period of the test result is accepted as equivalent to 'Level 2' in the UE paper of the CRE. The IELTS test result must be valid on any date during the application period.
(iii) This post is open to male and female applicants.


(a) To supervise staff in processing applications for the Student Grant including handling applications for review and enquiries/ complaints received and arranging payment of grant;
(b) To assist in the design, enhancement, maintenance and operation of an Information Technology (IT) system for the Student Grant for processing applications and generation of exception reports for follow-up;
(c) To liaise with relevant Bureaux/ Departments/ Divisions and schools in processing applications and disbursement of the Student Grant, including planning, conducting user acceptance tests of the IT system for enhancement/ rectification of system operations;
(d) To draft/ update school circular memorandum and guidance notes for application of the Student Grant and related documents for the publicity campaigns and internal reference materials (e.g. internal working guidelines); and
(e) To perform administrative duties and any other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidates will be employed on non-civil service contract terms up to 6 May 2022.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

$58,635 per month
14 days annual leave and full pay sickness allowance whereas rest days, statutory holidays(or substituted holidays), maternity leave, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.

General Notes

(a) Please mark clearly the EDB Job Code and specific contract post applied for, e.g. Manager (EDB/SA/141/21). (b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (c) 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. (d) 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. (e) 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. (f) 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. (g) 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". (h) 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 below.

How to apply

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 Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's website ( Application should reach the following enquiry address (Special Duties Office, School Administration Division, Education Bureau, Room 1001-3, 10/F, Kwun Tong View, 410 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon) on or before the closing date for application. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications 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 Bureau 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. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.


Job No.: 44548
Address: Special Duties Office, School Administration Division, Education Bureau, Room 1001-3, 10/F, Kwun Tong View, 410 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon
Telephone: 3850 2040
Closing Date 2021-07-23 18:00
Publish Date 2021-07-09

Job Summary

Manager (EDB/SA/141/21)
Education Bureau
$58,635 per month
Telephone: 3850 2040
Closing Date: 2021-07-23 18:00