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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.

 

Head Office:

The work of the Head Office includes members' affairs, rights advocacy, human resources, financial management, external relations and communications. Its aim is to carry out the mission of Hong Kong Blind Union and strive for the rights of visually impaired persons (VIPs). We are recruiting the following vacancies:

 

Vacancy 1: Policy Research and Advocacy Officer (Ref.: HQ/2022/04)

Chinese version only.

 

Vacancy 2: Clerk (Ref.: HQ/2022/05)

Chinese version only.

 

Services Centre:

The scope of work of the Services Centre is closely related to the life of visually impaired persons (VIPS), including recreational, sports and cultural activities, life adaptation and services for the newly blind. The objectives are to help them live independently and enable them to integrate into the community. We are recruiting the following vacancies:

 

Vacancy 1: Social Worker (Ref.: SC/2022/05)

Chinese version only.

 

Vacancy 2: Program Organizer (Ref.: SC/2022/06)

Chinese version only.

 

Jockey Club Vocational and Educational Resources Centre:

The scope of work of the Jockey Club Vocational and Educational Resources Centre (VERC) includes advocating equal opportunities in education and employment for VIPs, helping them to deal with problems in study and work, and enhancing their personal growth and development. We are recruiting the following vacancies:

 

Vacancy 1: Part-time Basic Financial Management Course Instructor

Chinese version only.

 

Social Enterprise (GATE): 

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/.  We are recruiting the following vacancies:

 

Vacancy 1: Account Executive (Ref.:SE/2022/04)

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 27 January 2023.

 

Vacancy 2: Assistant IT Officer / IT Assistant (Ref.:SE/2022/02)

Responsibility:
-    Responsible for conduct accessibility test on web and mobile application
-    Perform daily helpdesk support for web application 
-    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 27 January 2023.

 

Vacancy 3: Business Development Manager / Senior Officer (Ref.:SE/2022/03)

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 27 January 2023.