Job ref no.: 44604 (CT3130773-01#0285)

Chief Executive Manager

Home Affairs Bureau

Salary: $117,580 per month

Entry Requirements: Applicants should have–
(a) a bachelor’s degree from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent;
(b) attained “Level 3" or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) / Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [Note (1)];
(c) a minimum of 12 years of post-qualification full-time work experience, including at least 5 years of full-time work experience in senior executive positions in either: (i) the Government / higher education institutions / non-governmental organisations / public organisations, with responsibilities in policy formulation and execution of work related to youth development, community engagement and outreach, and/or start-up incubation programmes; or (ii) private organisations, with responsibilities in youth-oriented corporate social responsibility programmes or start-up incubation programmes. Previous experience in implementing Mainland-related programmes is a benefit;
(d) proven experience and strong capacity in carrying out strategic planning, budgeting, programme implementation, stakeholder liaison and event management;
(e) sound knowledge of the nature, work and operation of the Government, education institutions and youth-related organisations and bodies;
(f) excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese. Fluency in Putonghua is a benefit;
(g) good command of computer knowledge including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint;
(h) good knowledge and understanding of the operation of the Government or public organisations; and
(i) strong planning, organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills and ability to work independently under pressure.


(1) ‘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.
(2) An invitation to the recruitment interview does not imply that the candidate has met the entry requirements of the post.
(3) As invitations or notifications will be sent to candidates by email, candidates should provide an accurate email address in their application. Candidates are responsible for checking their emails to ensure that invitations or notifications will be duly received.


(a) To propose, plan for and oversee the implementation of youth development-related policies and initiatives;
(b) To administer relevant funding schemes to support youth development, including but not limited to devising the funding guidelines and administering the assessment mechanism to select non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to implement youth development programmes, and to monitor the implementation of the funded projects and performance of NGOs funded under the schemes;
(c) To establish and maintain an effective communication network with relevant stakeholders both within and outside Hong Kong;
(d) To oversee the organisation of and participate in duty visits outside Hong Kong to take forward youth development-related policies and initiatives;
(e) To support the government’s policy in cultivating strategic partnership with relevant stakeholders and help promote the government/NGO’s services and activities;
(f) To provide secretariat support to relevant committees / task forces / working groups / etc. under the purview of Civil Affairs Division (1);
(g) To supervise the work of his/her subordinates in the work pertaining to youth development;
(h) To perform general administration and management work; and
(i) To perform any other duties as assigned by senior officers, including performing work outside normal office hours.

Terms of Appointment: Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of 24 months.

Fringe Benefits A gratuity may be granted at the end of the contract period if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. The amount of gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Government’s contribution to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, equals to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. In addition to statutory holidays, 12 days paid annual leave, maternity leave and sickness allowance will be granted to the applicant. Details of which will be confirmed at the time of the offer of appointment.

How to apply: Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev.3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service 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 (
Completed application forms, together with copies of official transcripts and certificates of academic qualifications and curriculum vitae on working experience, should reach the Civic Affairs Division (1), Home Affairs Bureau, 11/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong on or before the closing date for application (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of application). Please mark “Application for Chief Executive Manager (Civic Affairs Division (1))" on the envelope. Applicants should ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is affixed before posting to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hongkong Post.
Applications which are late or incomplete will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Contact Address: Civic Affairs Division (1), Home Affairs Bureau, 11/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.
Enquiry Telephone: 3509 7037
Closing Date(dd/mm/yyyy): 03/08/2021 18:00:00

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.
(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.

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Job ref no. 44604 (CT3130773-01#0285)
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 12 years - 17 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • Degree
  • Gratuity