The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) is an independent and not-for-profit statutory body. Its main role is to conduct the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE). It also administers other assessment projects and examinations leading to academic, professional...

The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) is an independent and not-for-profit statutory body. Its main role is to conduct the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (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:

Director – Corporate Services (Ref: SGO/11/583)

Job level Top
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Master Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Government / Civil Services / Public Sector / Public Utilities
Job function Government / Social Service > Government
Education / Training > Others
Management > Top Executives (CEO, CFO, CTO, Director, MD)
Published On 09/11/2019

Roles: The Director – Corporate Services (D-CS) will assist the Secretary General with formulation of the overall strategies and cost-efficient operation of the Authority. Leading and coordinating various divisions under the Corporate Services Directorate with the objective of ensuring the efficient and effective operations of the Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Administration functions of the Secretariat and the Council and its relevant Committees in accordance with the set policies of the Authority are part of the key roles. The D-CS is also responsible for liaison with the Government on matters relating to statutory duties, contractual matters and other matters of corporate governance.

Major Responsibilities:
(a) Formulating strategies and policies as well as business targets and key result areas in connection with the Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources and Administration functions as well as corporate governance of the Authority;
(b) Planning and overseeing new corporate initiatives including funding arrangements and projects in order to ensure the long-term and sustainable development and continuous improvement of the Authority;
(c) Providing efficient and effective secretarial support to the Council and its Committees, making recommendations to the Council on the Committee structure as well as governance practices and oversee all legal matters, including legal compliance, claims handling and the provision of legal advice; and
(d) Maintaining good relationship with stakeholders including members of the Council and its Committees, Government departments, law makers, consultants, suppliers/contractors, examining bodies and the media in order to enhance the Authority’s business interests and its image.

Requirements:
(a) A recognised qualification and a Master degree in Business Administration, Education or a related discipline including financial management, human resources management or information technology management;
(b) At least 10 years of senior management experience with a track record of performance and achievements in management of finance, human resources and information technology at a senior level, preferably gained from the public sector and with a proven record of managing multi-disciplinary teams;
(c) Proven ability to provide strong leadership, manage change in a politically sensitive environment and work under pressure and tight schedules;
(d) Good knowledge of accounting, information technology and human resources management;
(e) Good understanding of corporate governance and strategic management;
(f) Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and inter-relate effectively in a multiple stakeholder environment;
(g) Experience in organisational development/ change is an advantage; and
(h) Fluency in written and oral English as well as Chinese (Cantonese & Putonghua).

Employment Terms: The remuneration package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be on a fixed-term contract with contract-end-gratuity, MPF benefits, medical and dental care. Future employment may be offered on renewable contracts subject to performance and staffing needs.

Date for Application Review: 6 December 2019

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/tc/Career/general.html). The completed application form with a detailed CV should be returned under confidential cover to the Office of the Secretary General, 7/F, Sunlight Tower, 248 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Please quote the reference number on the envelope. Applicants not notified by 30 April 2020 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

The HKEAA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications 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 the HKEAA website (www.hkeaa.edu.hk).