Travel Industry Authority ("TIA") The TIA is an independent statutory regulatory body established under the Travel Industry Ordinance (Cap. 634) (“Ordinance”). The TIA will be responsible for promoting the integrity, competence and professionalism of travel agents, tourist guides and tour...

Travel Industry Authority ("TIA")

The TIA is an independent statutory regulatory body established under the Travel Industry Ordinance (Cap. 634) (“Ordinance”). The TIA will be responsible for promoting the integrity, competence and professionalism of travel agents, tourist guides and tour escorts through a statutory licensing and regulatory system, and regulating shops that inbound tour groups are arranged to patronise through an administrative scheme. The TIA will also be responsible for managing the Travel Industry Compensation Fund ("TICF") which provides outbound travellers purchasing outbound packages with protection and advising the Government on matters relating to the regulation of the travel industry. Upon the full commencement of the new regulatory regime, the TIA will take up the licensing and trade regulatory roles from the Travel Agents Registry and the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong respectively.

The TIA is headed by the Executive Director, underpinned by three Directors and other staff members to support the TIA in discharging its statutory functions and daily operation.

Assistant Manager (Licensing & Registration) (Ref.: AM(LR)/20220614/CPJ041)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Wong Chuk Hang
Employment type Contract
Benefits 5-day week, Dental plan, Gratuity, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Travel / Tourism
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Legal & Compliance
Published On 14/06/2022
ref. AM(LR)/20220614/CPJ041

Job Highlights 

  • Handle licensing and related matters
  • Secretariat support to the Licensing Committee
  • Strong communication and people management skills

 

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

Reporting to the Senior Manager (Licensing & Registration), the incumbent will assume the following:

  1. Assist in the design, formulation and implementation of mechanisms and procedures for the licensing and regulatory functions of the Travel Industry Authority (“TIA”) in respect of travel agents, tourist guides, tour escorts and shops that inbound tour groups are arranged to patronize under the Travel Industry Ordinance (Cap. 634)
  2. Handle licensing and related matters, including the issue, renewal, suspension and revocation of licences
  3. Handle walk-in, telephone and written enquiries on licensing matters
  4. Provide secretariat support to the Licensing Committee
  5. Compile relevant statistics and prepare management reports
  6. Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time

 

Requirements:

  1. Holder of a university degree with no less than 5 years of work experience
  2. Experience in licensing or regulatory matters is preferable
  3. A good command of written and spoken Chinese and English; proficiency in Putonghua would be an advantage
  4. Strong communication and people management skills
  5. Responsible, self-motivated, mature and able to work independently in a start-up environment
  6. Experience in the travel industry would be an advantage

 

To Apply
An application with a full curriculum vitae, quoting the job reference should be sent to Travel Industry Authority by pressing "Apply Now" button. The closing date for application is 27 June 2022. Applicants not invited for interview within 8 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  

Personal data provided by job applicants will only be used for job application processing. All personal data of unsuccessful candidates will be destroyed within 6 months upon completion of the relevant recruitment exercises. 

This employment with the Travel Industry Authority shall be with a fixed term of three years contractual period. The offer of further employment beyond the Term will be solely at the discretion of the Travel Industry Authority.