Assistant Officer (Procurement) (at the rank of Accounting Executive)

Assistant Officer (Procurement) (at the rank of Accounting Executive) in the Finance and Enterprises Office (Ref.: 516586) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

The University of Hong Kong has been undergoing a transformational programme to enhance its operational/administrative efficiency and move towards customer orientation whilst maintaining corporate governance.  The Finance and Enterprises Office of the University is looking for a procurement practitioner to join its Central Procurement Unit. 

Applicants should:

  • have a recognised Diploma/Degree preferably in Procurement or Supply Chain Management or related disciplines, with one year’s post-qualification procurement experience, preferably in the public sector or sizeable organisations;
  • have 5 passes in HKCEE including English (Syllabus B), OR minimum Level 2 in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, OR equivalent;
  • preferably be a member of professional body in Procurement and Supply Management (e.g., CIPS, CPSM, CPSD);
  • have a good understanding in governance and compliance in the public sector;
  • have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with knowledge of Putonghua being an advantage;
  • be proficient in MS Office (in particular Excel & PowerPoint) and Chinese word processing, with experience in ERP (i.e., Oracle Purchasing) or eProcurement system being an added advantage;
  • possess good communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with technical and non-technical staff at different levels; and
  • be self-motivated, well-organised and detail-oriented with problem solving skills and the ability to work independently.

The appointee will:

  • assist in the procurement and supply function;
  • manage the assigned purchases by categories/departments and deliver procurement services within required timeline;
  • primarily carry out compliance checking on tender/quotation/ordering process, and advise users on procurement policies and procedures;
  • work with internal departments/faculties to prepare and issue RFQ and finalise purchase award;
  • process purchase orders, monitor delivery and quality of goods and services;
  • perform supplier registration, maintain supplier database and compile reports and analysis; and
  • perform any projects / duties as assigned. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 516235) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s career site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until October 18, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

Job level Middle
Work Exp.
Location Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Accounting (Accounting / Finance Manager)
Administration (Clerical / Admin / Operation)
Construction / Property (Others)
Published On 19/09/2022