Non Civil Servants

Assistant Manager


Closing Date: 2021-08-24 23:59
$33,340 per month

Salary History

Job Vacancies History
1. 助理經理 $33,340 per month 2019-08
2. 助理經理 $30,310 per month 2017-12
3. 助理經理 $198 per hour 2017-08
4. 助理經理 $28,130 per month 2016-05
5. 助理經理 $26,890 per month 2015-02

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have -
(a) a bachelor degree, preferably in the related fields of Public Health or Healthcare, English, Public Administration, Public Policy, Human Resource Management, or Information Technology from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent (Note 1);
(b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination ("HKDSEE") or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination ("HKCEE"), or equivalent (Note 2); and
(c) seven years of full-time post-qualification work experience in the area of office administration, project or contract management / implementation, financial management, human resources management, campaign organising, public administration, preferably in the related fields of public health or healthcare, with at least two years at supervisory level (Note 3).

Other Requirements:
Candidates should also have -
(a) good command to communicate in Chinese and English, including Putonghua;
(b) sound analytical, organisation, communication and interpersonal skills;
(c) effective staff and financial resources management skills;
(d) good command of computer skills in the application of MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and preferably knowledge of managing IT projects; and
(e) dedicated to contribute towards departmental effort against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19") pandemic.
(1) See General Note (g) below.
(2) For appointment purpose, Grade C and Grade E in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the 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.
(3) Candidates should state in detail on the application form their academic qualifications and relevant work experience including job title, major duties as well as supervisory duties of the job and period of employment, together with a copy of (a) academic transcripts; (b) graduation certificates; and (c) supporting documents of relevant work experience.


An Assistant Manager mainly assists in -
(a) COVID-19 related duties, including logistical arrangement, facilitating effective liaison with various stakeholders, assisting in arrangement of operation, handling enquiries and complaints, compiling statistical returns, formulating protocols, and providing administrative support to daily office operation of the services;
(b) handling general personnel management, office accommodation, contract management, supplies and procurement matters;
(c) handling financial resources management, including drafting budgets and controlling use of funds;
(d) serving as secretary of committees and preparing papers and minutes of meetings;
(e) providing administrative support to events / ceremonies / seminars / projects and handling public enquiries / complaint matters;
(f) providing executive support to manage IT projects including systems and website development; and
(g) supervising junior staff.

(Remarks: May be required to
(1) work irregular hours or perform shift duties to provide 24-hour coverage, work on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays;
(2) perform duties at various locations, including boundary control points, quarantine centres, etc.; and
(3) attend duties during emergencies.)

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms up to six months. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the Department and the performance of the candidate.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

$33,340 to $39,410 per month, depending on experience, plus end-of-contract gratuity
(a) An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted upon completion of the full contract period with satisfactory performance and conduct. Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund ("MPF") Scheme in respect of the candidates appointed as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance (Cap. 485), will equal 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
(b) The employee is entitled to 14 days paid annual leave if he has been in employment under a continuous contract for not less than 12 months. For contract period less than 12 months, the annual leave entitled will be calculated on a pro-rata basis, subject to the provisions of Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57). Other benefits such as rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity / paternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57).

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 candidates 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 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.
(h) Towards the application deadline, the 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

The application period for the position of Assistant Manager is from 11 August 2021 (Wednesday) to 24 August 2021 (Tuesday).

Candidates MUST apply online through the Civil Service Bureau's website ( Applications submitted by hand, fax, e-mail, or post will not be accepted.

Candidates should state in detail on the application form their academic qualifications and relevant work experience (including job title, major duties as well as supervisory duties of the job and period of employment).

Please send copy of supporting documents of academic qualifications and work experience to the contact address indicated in Note (3) below on or before 30 August 2021. Please clearly mark on the envelope 'Application for the position of Assistant Manager in the Department of Health', and quote the on-line application number on the envelope and every page of the copies of the documents. Please do not send any originals of transcripts / certificates / other qualification documents.

Candidates MUST provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for written examination / interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about five weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for written examination / interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.


Job No.: 44673
Address: Appointments Section, Department of Health, Room 1807, 18/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
Telephone: 2961 8775
Closing Date 2021-08-24 23:59
Publish Date 2021-08-11

Job Summary

Assistant Manager
$33,340 to $39,410 per month, depending on experience, plus end-of-contract gratuity
Telephone: 2961 8775
Closing Date: 2021-08-24 23:59