JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Competition Commission

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Economics & Policy Division
Head (Economics & Policy)

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462633
Date Posted: 05/01/2019
Date Inactive: 07/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Head (Economics & Policy)
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: K -- Law and Economics
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.


• 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 before 06.06.2019.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/06/2019
Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit their applications at the Commission's Job Application System