Drainage Services Department

Contract Senior System Analyst

Salary: HK$59,760 per month

Entry Requirements:
Candidate should:
(a)    have a degree in Computer Science / Information Technology or a related discipline.
(b)    have at least 10 years' post-qualification Information Technology experience including at least 4 years at Systems Analyst or equivalent level implementing IT projects in sizeable organizations with emphasis on information management, IT project tender preparation and evaluation, project and vendor management, quality assurance, user requirements analysis, system analysis and design, system implementation, user training and system support.
(c)    have attained Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) or equivalent [Note].
(Note: Grade E in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to 'Level 2' in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.)
(d)    have at least three years' IT system development experience in web-based systems using any of the following technologies:
          (1)    HTML
          (2)    JavaScript
          (3)    PHP
(e)    have at least one year's IT system development experience using any of the following technologies:
          (1)    Java
          (2)    Python
          (3)    C#
          (4)    .NET
(f)    have at least three years' IT system development experience using any of the following technologies:
          (1)    Microsoft SQL Server
          (2)    Oracle database
(g)    have hands-on implementation experience on one or more of the below application areas is preferred:
          (1)    human resource management systems
          (2)    intranet portal using SharePoint or other package software
          (3)    workflow/ case management systems
          (4)    IT systems for civil/ mechanical engineering works
          (5)    big data analytics
          (6)    geographic information system
          (7)    building information modelling system
          (8)    virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) application developed by Unity 3D or other real-time development software/platform
(h)    have knowledge and experience on management, application software product evaluation, procurement and security requirements of IT projects for the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is preferred.

Assist the internal Project Team Head to provide IT services including project funding application and procurement, project management, technical support, advisory and quality assurance for the implementation and ongoing support of IT systems in DSD.
(a)    Assist the Project Team Head to prepare funding paper;
(b)    Collect user requirements, prepare tender documents and conduct tender evaluation;
(c)    Prepare technical specifications and arrange logistics for procurement of hardware and software;
(d)    Monitor progress of project activities to ensure that they can meet project needs and schedule;
(e)    Perform quality assurance on contractors' deliverables to ensure meeting user requirements and the Government standards;
(f)    Coordinate with users, contractors, ITMU staff in DSD, and other concerned parties on project implementation activities;
(g)    Analyse users' business requirements and render technical advice to users;
(h)    Support user acceptance tests and provide user training on the implemented IT systems; and
(i)     Support activities on system roll out and on-going system maintenance activities.

Terms of Appointment: 
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms.

Fringe Benefits:
Upon satisfactory completion of the full contract period with consistently high standard of performance and conduct, the appointee will be granted a gratuity for the period of service.  Such gratuity, plus any contribution by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will equal 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.  Rest days, statutory and general holidays, annual leave, maternity / paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions in the Employment Ordinance.

How to apply: 
Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev.3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry 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 (http://www.csb.gov.hk).

Applications submitted in person or by post together with photocopies of official transcripts of professional qualifications, academic qualifications, relevant proof for the language proficiency requirements, proof of relevant working experience and  curriculum vitae on the working experience should reach the below contact address on or before the closing date for application.  Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope.  To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting.  Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate.  Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage.  Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).  Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.

For applicants who apply on-line, they should submit copies of the above documents by post to the below contact address within one week after the closing date for application.  The title of the post being applied for and the on-line application number should be quoted on the envelope and copies of the supporting documents.

If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as required, their applications will not be considered.  Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms.  Candidates who are selected for written test and / or interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about eight to ten weeks from the closing date for application.  Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Address and Enquiry Telephone: 
Appointments and Establishment Registry, Drainage Services Department, 43/F, Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

Enquiry telephone: 2594 7062

Closing Date for Application : 27 January 2023

General Notes : 
(a)    Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b)    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.
(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)    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. 
(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 further shortlisting.   Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former.  The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at “https://www.csb.gov.hk” under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(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.
(h)    Towards the application deadline, our on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications.  To ensure timely completion of your on-line application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.

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