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Hong Kong Competition Commission
Hong Kong - Hong Kong
S: Not less than HK$64,105/month

The Hong Kong Competition Commission is an independent statutory body established under the Competition Ordinance and funded by the Government. The Competition Commission investigates and takes action before the Competition Tribunal in respect of alleged contraventions of the Competition Ordinance. The Competition Commission also conducts public education and publicity programmes to promote understanding of the importance of competition and encourage compliance with the competition law by business undertakings in Hong Kong. The other functions of the Competition Commission include advising the Government on competition matters; conducting studies into matters affecting competition in markets in Hong Kong; and promoting research into and the development of skills in relation to the legal, economic and policy aspects of competition law in Hong Kong.

Economist (Ref.: EC/E20170422)

Reporting to Head (Economics & Policy), the position holder will be a member of the Economics & Policy Division which is responsible for providing economic advice on enforcement cases (especially those involving complex economic issues and quantitative analysis), developing policy initiatives, and conducting studies into relevant markets in Hong Kong.

Requirements for the Economist Position

The Candidate should possess:
• A postgraduate degree in economics or equivalent;
• Experience and/or qualifications in quantitative techniques/econometrics and/or experience and/or qualifications in industrial organization or competition economics;
• Not less than 5 years of relevant work experience in economic and policy research;
• The ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise manner to non-economists;
• Excellent drafting and presentation skills in English; and
• Proficiency in the Chinese language will be an advantage.

Terms of Appointment and Remuneration Package

Terms: Appointment will normally be offered on a 2-year fixed-term contract.
Basic Salary: Not less than HK$64,105 per month. The amount offered will depend on the candidate's qualifications and experience
Cash Allowance: 10% of the basic salary
Contract-end Gratuity: 15% of the basic salary (including 5% employer's contribution of MPF)
Fringe Benefits: Annual leave, medical & dental benefits, life insurance and MPF.

TO APPLY: Covering letter, together with a personal resume, including full career details, qualifications, present and expected salaries should reach the address below on or before the closing date with the envelope clearly marked with the post applied for.

The Human Resources Unit,
Competition Commission,
Room 3601, 36/F,
Wu Chung House,
213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong

or email: recruit1@compcomm.hk

The closing date for applications is 14 May 2017.

Job summary

Employer:

Hong Kong Competition Commission

Location:

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Education:

Master's Degree

Sector:

Economist

Salary:

Not less than HK$64,105/month

Job Type:

Fixed-Term

Hours:

Full-Time

Posted:

20th April 2017

Apply By:

14th May 2017

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