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AOSGA1 Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 DCIT Deputy Commissioner for Innovation and Technology AGCIO(IF) AGCIO (Industry Facilitation)
AOSGB Administrative Officer Staff Grade B ACIT Assistant Commissioner for Innovation and Technology AGCIO(SD) AGCIO (Strategy Development)
AOSGC Administrative Officer Staff Grade C AC(F) Assistant Commissioner (Funding Schemes) AGCIO(IS) AGCIO (IT Strategy)
DGCIO Deputy Government Chief Information Officer AC(I&Q) Assistant Commissioner (Infrastructure & Quality Services) AGCIO(G&R) AGCIO (Governance and Resources)
AGCIO Assistant Government Chief Information Officer AC(PD) Assistant Commissioner (Policy and Development) AGCIO(OP) AGCIO (IT Operations)
DDITS Deputy Director of Information Technology Services SG(TC) Secretary-General (Testing and Certification) CSM(DI) CSM (Digital Inclusion)
ADITS Assistant Director of Information Technology Services HA Head, Accreditation Service CSM(P) CSM (Projects)
CEME Chief Electrical and Mechanical Engineer HL Head, Standards and Calibration Laboratory CSM Chief Systems Manager
PAS Principal Assistant Secretary EA(A) Executive Administrator (Accreditation) CEE Chief Electronics Engineer
New posts/positions proposed to be created
Office of the Government Chief Information Officer
Government Chief Information Officer (D6)
Innovation and Technology Commission
Commissioner for Innovation and Technology (D6)
Permanent Secretary for Innovation and Technology
(AOSGA1) (D8)
Biotechnology
Director
(non-civil
service position
at D2 -
equivalent)
Science
Advisor
(non-civil
service position
at D2 -
equivalent)
HA (EA(A))
(D1)
HL (CEE/CEME)
(D1)
DCIT (AOSGB) (D3)
AC(F)
(AOSGC)
(D2)
AC(PD)
(AOSGC)
(D2)
AGCIO(SD)
(AOSGC)
(D2)
DGCIO (Policy and Community)
(AOSGB) (D3)
CSM(G&R)
(CSM)
(D1)
CSM(SD)
(CSM)
(D1)
AGCIO(IF)
(ADITS)
(D2)
AGCIO(OP)
(ADITS)
(D2)
AGCIO(IS)
(ADITS)
(D2)
AGCIO(G&R)
(ADITS)
(D2)
CSM(DI)
(CSM)
(D1)
CSM(P)
(CSM)
(D1)
DGCIO (Consulting and Operations)
(DDITS) (D3)
CSM(OP)
(CSM)
(D1)
CSM(IS)
(CSM)
(D1)
CSM(IF)1
(CSM)
(D1)
CSM(IF)2
(CSM)
(D1)
AC(I&Q)
(ACIT)
(D2)
SG(TC)
(AOSGC)
(D2)
Innovation and Technology Branch
Deputy Secretary for Innovation and
Technology (AOSGB) (D3)
PAS(IT)
(AOSGC)
(D2)
Administrative
Assistant to
S for IT
(AOSGC)
(D2)
Political
Assistant to
S for IT
Under Secretary
for Innovation
and Technology
Secretary for Innovation and Technology (S for IT)
Annex F
Annex G(i)
Job Description
Secretary for Innovation and Technology
1. To gauge public opinion and respond to the needs of the community.
2. To set policy objective and goals, and develop, formulate and shape
policies.
3. To assist the Chief Executive in policy making as Members of the Executive
Council.
4. To secure the support of the community and the Legislative Council (LegCo)
for his/her policy and legislative initiatives as well as proposals relating to
fees and charges and public expenditure.
5. To attend full sessions of LegCo to initiate bills or motions, respond to
motions and answer questions from LegCo Members.
6. To attend LegCo committee, subcommittee and panel meetings where major
policy issues are involved.
7. To exercise the statutory functions vested in him/her by law.
8. To oversee the delivery of services by the executive departments under
his/her purview and ensure the effective implementation and successful
outcome of policies.
----------------------------------
Annex G(ii)
Job Description
Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology
Title of Position : Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology
Rank : Deputy Director of Bureau (non-civil service rank)
Responsible to : Secretary for Innovation and Technology (S for IT)
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Assisting S for IT in –
Leadership and Strategies
1. setting policy objectives and priorities, formulating policy and legislative
initiatives to achieve agreed objective and priorities, scheduling the roll-out
of these policies and legislation, and mapping out overall strategies to
secure public support for these initiatives.
2. coordinating with other bureaux/departments on cross-bureau issues
requiring political input to ensure that the objective and priorities of the
Government are achieved.
Legislative Council (LegCo) Business and Political Liaison
3. handling LegCo business and strengthening the working relationship with
LegCo by –
(a) deputising for S for IT in his/her absence;
(b) attending the main meetings of LegCo as assigned by S for IT to
respond to motion debates and LegCo questions, and handling
legislative work;
(c) attending committee, subcommittee and panel meetings of LegCo as
assigned by S for IT to explain and defend the Government’s policy
decisions and exchange views with Members;
(d) maintaining regular liaison with LegCo Members to ensure that the
process of policy formulation and implementation benefits from
Members’ ideas and input, and that Members acquire a fuller
understanding of the position taken by the Government; and
(e) scheduling and securing the passage of bills, motions and subsidiary
legislation as well as public expenditure proposals through LegCo, and
delivering the Government’s legislative and budgetary programme.
4. attending public forums and other functions to explain and defend
proposals and decisions made by the political team and to answer questions
from LegCo Members, stakeholders and the public.
5. maintaining close contact with the media for the purpose of enabling the
media to be aware of the policy thinking of the Government.
6. maintaining close contact with other stakeholders, such as District Councils,
political parties/groups, community organisations as well as business,
professional and other bodies, and gauging public sentiment and
establishing community-wide rapport on government policies and
decisions.
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Job descriptions of Secretary & Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology

  • 1. Proposed Organisation Chart of the Innovation and Technology Bureau Legend AOSGA1 Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 DCIT Deputy Commissioner for Innovation and Technology AGCIO(IF) AGCIO (Industry Facilitation) AOSGB Administrative Officer Staff Grade B ACIT Assistant Commissioner for Innovation and Technology AGCIO(SD) AGCIO (Strategy Development) AOSGC Administrative Officer Staff Grade C AC(F) Assistant Commissioner (Funding Schemes) AGCIO(IS) AGCIO (IT Strategy) DGCIO Deputy Government Chief Information Officer AC(I&Q) Assistant Commissioner (Infrastructure & Quality Services) AGCIO(G&R) AGCIO (Governance and Resources) AGCIO Assistant Government Chief Information Officer AC(PD) Assistant Commissioner (Policy and Development) AGCIO(OP) AGCIO (IT Operations) DDITS Deputy Director of Information Technology Services SG(TC) Secretary-General (Testing and Certification) CSM(DI) CSM (Digital Inclusion) ADITS Assistant Director of Information Technology Services HA Head, Accreditation Service CSM(P) CSM (Projects) CEME Chief Electrical and Mechanical Engineer HL Head, Standards and Calibration Laboratory CSM Chief Systems Manager PAS Principal Assistant Secretary EA(A) Executive Administrator (Accreditation) CEE Chief Electronics Engineer New posts/positions proposed to be created Office of the Government Chief Information Officer Government Chief Information Officer (D6) Innovation and Technology Commission Commissioner for Innovation and Technology (D6) Permanent Secretary for Innovation and Technology (AOSGA1) (D8) Biotechnology Director (non-civil service position at D2 - equivalent) Science Advisor (non-civil service position at D2 - equivalent) HA (EA(A)) (D1) HL (CEE/CEME) (D1) DCIT (AOSGB) (D3) AC(F) (AOSGC) (D2) AC(PD) (AOSGC) (D2) AGCIO(SD) (AOSGC) (D2) DGCIO (Policy and Community) (AOSGB) (D3) CSM(G&R) (CSM) (D1) CSM(SD) (CSM) (D1) AGCIO(IF) (ADITS) (D2) AGCIO(OP) (ADITS) (D2) AGCIO(IS) (ADITS) (D2) AGCIO(G&R) (ADITS) (D2) CSM(DI) (CSM) (D1) CSM(P) (CSM) (D1) DGCIO (Consulting and Operations) (DDITS) (D3) CSM(OP) (CSM) (D1) CSM(IS) (CSM) (D1) CSM(IF)1 (CSM) (D1) CSM(IF)2 (CSM) (D1) AC(I&Q) (ACIT) (D2) SG(TC) (AOSGC) (D2) Innovation and Technology Branch Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Technology (AOSGB) (D3) PAS(IT) (AOSGC) (D2) Administrative Assistant to S for IT (AOSGC) (D2) Political Assistant to S for IT Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology Secretary for Innovation and Technology (S for IT) Annex F
  • 2. Annex G(i) Job Description Secretary for Innovation and Technology 1. To gauge public opinion and respond to the needs of the community. 2. To set policy objective and goals, and develop, formulate and shape policies. 3. To assist the Chief Executive in policy making as Members of the Executive Council. 4. To secure the support of the community and the Legislative Council (LegCo) for his/her policy and legislative initiatives as well as proposals relating to fees and charges and public expenditure. 5. To attend full sessions of LegCo to initiate bills or motions, respond to motions and answer questions from LegCo Members. 6. To attend LegCo committee, subcommittee and panel meetings where major policy issues are involved. 7. To exercise the statutory functions vested in him/her by law. 8. To oversee the delivery of services by the executive departments under his/her purview and ensure the effective implementation and successful outcome of policies. ----------------------------------
  • 3. Annex G(ii) Job Description Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology Title of Position : Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology Rank : Deputy Director of Bureau (non-civil service rank) Responsible to : Secretary for Innovation and Technology (S for IT) Main Duties and Responsibilities Assisting S for IT in – Leadership and Strategies 1. setting policy objectives and priorities, formulating policy and legislative initiatives to achieve agreed objective and priorities, scheduling the roll-out of these policies and legislation, and mapping out overall strategies to secure public support for these initiatives. 2. coordinating with other bureaux/departments on cross-bureau issues requiring political input to ensure that the objective and priorities of the Government are achieved. Legislative Council (LegCo) Business and Political Liaison 3. handling LegCo business and strengthening the working relationship with LegCo by – (a) deputising for S for IT in his/her absence; (b) attending the main meetings of LegCo as assigned by S for IT to respond to motion debates and LegCo questions, and handling legislative work; (c) attending committee, subcommittee and panel meetings of LegCo as assigned by S for IT to explain and defend the Government’s policy decisions and exchange views with Members; (d) maintaining regular liaison with LegCo Members to ensure that the process of policy formulation and implementation benefits from Members’ ideas and input, and that Members acquire a fuller
  • 4. understanding of the position taken by the Government; and (e) scheduling and securing the passage of bills, motions and subsidiary legislation as well as public expenditure proposals through LegCo, and delivering the Government’s legislative and budgetary programme. 4. attending public forums and other functions to explain and defend proposals and decisions made by the political team and to answer questions from LegCo Members, stakeholders and the public. 5. maintaining close contact with the media for the purpose of enabling the media to be aware of the policy thinking of the Government. 6. maintaining close contact with other stakeholders, such as District Councils, political parties/groups, community organisations as well as business, professional and other bodies, and gauging public sentiment and establishing community-wide rapport on government policies and decisions. ---------------------------------------- - 2 -