JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Competition Commission

Economics & Policy Division
Head (Economics & Policy)

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462633
Date Posted: 05/01/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Head (Economics & Policy)
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: K -- Law and Economics
Keywords:
Economist / Economics
Salary Range: HK$106,270 per month
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Competition Commission is an independent statutory body responsible for enforcing the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance.

Head (Economics & Policy)
Reporting to the CEO/SED, the position holder will lead the Competition Commission’s Economics and Policy Division in providing economic advice for enforcement cases, conducting studies into relevant markets and supporting competition policy advisory work.

Requirements

• A PhD degree in economics, or equivalent;
• Experience and/or qualifications in quantitative techniques/econometrics;
• At least 7 years’ relevant experience in advising on competition economics and policy;
• Able to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear manner to non-economists;
• Experience in managing and training a small team of economists;
• Excellent drafting and presentation skills in English;
• Experience gained in a competition or regulatory authority preferred; and
• Proficiency in the Chinese language is an advantage.

Terms: 2-year contract
Basic Salary: from HK$106,270 per month (depending on 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 benefits, life insurance and MPF. Relocation allowance will be offered to an overseas appointee.

Interested applicants should submit their applications at https://www.compcomm.hk/en/about/career/current_vacancies.html before 06.06.2019.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 06/06/2019
Additional Information For Applicants:

Interested applicants should submit their applications at the Commission's Job Application System

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