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Hong Kong Blind Union was established in 1964. It is the first self-help group organized and managed by people with visual impairment. It aims at promoting the spirit of self-help and mutual-help as well as striving for equality, opportunities and independence for visually impaired persons.

Nearly half of the staff members of Hong Kong Blind Union are visually impaired persons. We have adopted a preferential recruitment policy for people with visual impairment, enabling them to develop to their full potential. Visually impaired candidates who meet the basic entry requirements for a post will automatically be invited to attend the selection interview/test. Candidates with visual impairment found suitable for employment will be given preference for an appointment over other applicants.

 

We are recruiting the following vacancies:

 

Vacancy 1: Executive Director (Ref.:HQ/2022/02)

Responsibility:
-    Supervise the staff team and coordinate service provision by different units to ensure efficient operation
-    Work closely with the visually impaired to strive for their rights and promote social integration
-    Monitor the budget and plan for the development of financial resources
-    Initiate new projects to meet service needs
-    Maintaining the links with concerned organizations both internationally and locally 

Requirement:
-    Degree in Social Work, RSW
-    At least 2 years of Social Work Officer experience, or 8 years of Assistant Social Work Officer experience in which at least 2 years as Center in-charge
-    At least 5 years’ experience in staff supervision 
-    Experience in rehabilitation field and working with the visually impaired would be an advantage
-    With practical experience in administrative, financial and human resources management
-    Proficiency in Chinese, English and Putonghua as well as PC knowledge
 

Application with full resume, including expected salary and earliest availability should be sent to the President of the Blind Union through email to info@hkbu.org.hk by 20 October 2022.

 

Vacancy 2: Communications Officer (Ref.: HQ/2022/02)

Chinese version only.

 

Vacancy 3: Project Officer (Public Education) (Ref.: HQ/2022/01)

Chinese version only.

 

Vacancy 4: Account Executive (Ref.:SE/2022/04)

GATE is a social enterprise under Hong Kong Blind Union, providing one-stop consultation and supporting services for all sectors in the aspects of digital technology, facilities and products and more, aiming at building together an inclusive community. GATE website: https://gate.hkbu.org.hk/. 

 

Responsibility:
-    Assist senior management in managing, reviewing progress and delivering the services.
-    Responsible for quotation and proposal submission, evaluation and cost estimation.
-    Promote accessibility assessment services to existing and potential customers.
-    Handle customer's inquiries.
-    Perform ad-hoc duties as assigned.

Requirement:
-    Higher Diploma or above in Computer Science/Business or related disciplines.
-    Excellent communication & presentation skills.
-    Willing to learn and explore new knowledge and technology.
-    Familiar with Programming or Digital Design skills would be a plus.
-    Good command of both spoken and written Chinese and English.
-    Fresh Graduate is welcomed.

Application with full resume, including expected salary and earliest availability should be sent to the Executive Manager of the Blind Union through email to info@hkbu.org.hk by 20 October 2022.

 

Vacancy 5: Assistant IT Officer / IT Assistant (Ref.:SE/2022/02)

GATE is a social enterprise under Hong Kong Blind Union, providing one-stop consultation and supporting services for all sectors in the aspects of digital technology, facilities and products and more, aiming at building together an inclusive community. GATE website: https://gate.hkbu.org.hk/. 

 

Responsibility:
-    Assist in conducting digital accessibility assessment on website and mobile application to ensure design requirements are fully met.
-    Preparation of working paper and documentation for assessment assignments
-    On-the job training will be provided.
-    Perform other duties as assigned.
 

Requirement:
-    Higher Diploma or above in Information Technology related discipline.
-    Proficient in HTML and CSS.
-    Mobile development experience (Swift, Java, React Native, etc.) is a plus.
-    Minimum 2 years’ experience in Web front-end development for Assistant IT officer
-    No experience request for IT assistant.
-    Good analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
-    Good command of both spoken and written Chinese and English.
 

Application with full resume, including expected salary and earliest availability should be sent to the Executive Manager of the Blind Union through email to info@hkbu.org.hk by 31 October 2022.

 

Vacancy 6: Business Development Manager / Senior Officer (Ref.:SE/2022/03)

GATE is a social enterprise under Hong Kong Blind Union, providing one-stop consultation and supporting services for all sectors in the aspects of digital technology, facilities and products and more, aiming at building together an inclusive community. GATE website: https://gate.hkbu.org.hk/. 

 

Responsibility:
-    Plan and implement business development strategies to expand growth in business.
-    Plan and execute accessibility consultation service and accessible products related projects.
-    Co-ordinate with internal and external parties to ensure marketing campaigns are carried out effectively.
-    Preparing business proposals and reports.
-    Maintain good relationship with the client.
-    Report to General Manager (Social Enterprise) and perform ad hoc duties as assigned.

Requirement:
-    Degree holder in Business, Social Science or related fields.
-    Minimum of 5 years’ hands-on experience in business management/project management/social enterprise.
-    Candidate with knowledge of rehabilitation service would be an advantage.
-    Good command of both spoken and written Chinese and English.
-    Candidates with less experience will be considered as Senior Officer (Social Enterprise).

Application with full resume, including expected salary and earliest availability should be sent to the Executive Manager of the Blind Union through email to info@hkbu.org.hk by 31 October 2022.

 

Vacancy 7: Social Worker (Ref.: SC/2022/05)

Chinese version only.

 

Vacancy 8: Supported Employment Assistant (Ref.: VERC/2022/02)

Chinese version only.

 

Vacancy 9: Senior Project Officer (Ref.: ASO/2022/03)

Chinese version only.