The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) is an independent, self-funded and not-for-profit statutory body. Its main role is to conduct the HKDSE. It also administers other assessment projects and examinations leading to academic, professional or practical qualifications on behalf of international examining bodies and local professional bodies. Applications are now invited for the following post:
Officer – Examination Systems [On Screen Marking System 2 Project] (Contract up to March 2018)
Duties:The appointee will be responsible for providing support in the development, enhancement and operations of assessment systems. Major duties include performing User Acceptance Tests, processing data, compiling statistical reports, and performing data quality assurance.
(a) A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Education or related disciplines;
(b) At least 5 years’ relevant working experience;
(c) Hands-on experience in user requirement study and User Acceptance Test of web-based systems;
(d) Solid working knowledge and experience in the applications of web-based systems will be an advantage;
(e) Knowledge and experience in On-Screen Marking (OSM) systems, Scanning systems, and Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) systems will be an advantage;
(f) Proficient in computer software including Microsoft Office;
(g) Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese;
(h) A team player with good interpersonal and communication skills; and
(i) Able to work independently and under pressure.
Employment Terms: The remuneration package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will initially be on a fixed-term contract with MPF benefits, medical and dental care. Future employment may be offered on renewable contracts subject to performance and staffing needs.
Date for Application Review: 15 December 2016
Applications would be considered until the post is filled.
Application forms can be obtained from the HKEAA office on 13/F., Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong or downloaded from the HKEAA website (www.hkeaa.edu.hk). Completed application forms should be returned to the Manager – Human Resources at the above address. Applicants not notified within 10 weeks from the application review date should consider their applications unsuccessful.
HKEAA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes application from all qualified candidates. Information provided relating to employment will be kept confidential and used only for processing applications. For details, please refer to the Policy Statement on Equal Opportunities and the Personal Information Collection Statement on HKEAA website (www.hkeaa.edu.hk).