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Deputy Secretary for Development (Works) 2
(3509 8273)
  • To assist in devising and implementing policies in regard to procurement, administration of contracts and consultancies, construction safety, lift and escalator safety, security of payment, environmental management and green building

  • To assist in devising and implementing policies on slope safety, flood prevention and water supply

  • To oversee the implementation of major infrastructural projects, such as the Kai Tak Development and the Liantang / Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point

  • To devise policies in regard to the education and training of professionals in the construction industry, promotion of local professional services outside Hong Kong and facilitation of mutual recognition of Mainland / Hong Kong professional qualifications

  • To oversee the implementation of the construction workers registration system in conjunction with the Construction Workers Registration Authority

  • To assist Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) in directing, co-ordinating and determining the need for supporting services to the Works Group of Departments and assume housekeeping responsibilities in respect of individual Works Group of Departments
Infrastructure Coordination Section
Principal Assistant Secretary (Works) 2
(3509 8276)
  • To provide high-level technical input in the implementation of major infrastructure development projects and co-ordinate input from Works Group of Departments and resolve problems to ensure the best possible support be provided to various client bureaux

  • To assist in overseeing the implementation of co-ordination of major infrastructural projects, such as the Kai Tak Development, Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point and the New Territories Cycle Track Network;

  • To provide support of the Energizing Kowloon East initiatives and to oversee the detailed feasibility study of the enviromentally friendly linkage system for Kowloon East;

  • To provide high-level technical input to steer the formulation of long term strategy on cavern development, the studies on relocation of public facilities to caverns including the relocation of Sha Tin Sewage Treatment Works to caverns, the territory-wide study to exlore the opportunities and constraints of underground space development in urban areas of Hong Kong and the detailed study of potential underground space development in four pilot strategic urban districts;

  • To provide works input to planning and engineering/feasibility studies of major developments;

  • To provide support to Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) in handling technical matters in relation to the board/committee meetings for the Ocean Park Re-development project and Hong Kong Disneyland project;

  • To vet and process submissions to the Executive Council and Legislative Council;

  • To vet and process Technical Feasibility Statements; and

  • To provide assistance in housekeeping the Civil Engineering and Development Department.
Chief Assistant Secretary (Works) 3
(3509 8333)
  • To assist in the implementation of major development projects such as Kai Tak Development, Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point, resolve interface problems, co-ordinate input from Works Group of Departments and provide technical support to other client bureaux

  • To provide support to high-level meetings to oversee the implementation of the major development projects

  • To provide support on matters relating to increasing land supply through reclamation, rock cavern development and underground space development in urban areas

  • To co-ordinate and resolve inter-departmental issues to deliver problematic housing sites

  • To vet and process Public Works Sub-Committee and Panel papers to Legislative Council (LegCo)

  • To assist in handling LegCo, public and media enquiries in relation to the major development projects
Works Policies 1 Section
Principal Assistant Secretary (Works) 3
(3509 8277)
  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies in regard to contract form and conditions, dispute avoidance and resolution, security of payment and wage payment in construction sites for public works

  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies in regard to construction safety, construction standards, environmental management and green procurement in relation to public works

  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies in regard to disposal of marine mud as well as handling matters relating to Excavation Permit system and disposal of construction and demolition materials for public works

  • To assist in handling matters relating to water supply, flood prevention and slope safety policies including review of policies and strategies

  • To assist in handling matters relating to energy efficiency in government projects and installations
  • To assist in formulating and implementing policy in regard to lift and escalator safety and the regulatory control of water-cooled air-conditioning systems to prevent Legionnaires Disease

  • To assist in handling matters relating to the supplies of concrete, rock products and sand

  • To provide support in handling technical matters in regard to Ocean Park re-development, Hong Kong Disneyland development and West Kowloon Cultural District development

  • To assist in overseeing the implementation of cycle track networks in the New Territories

  • To assist in housekeeping the Civil Engineering and Development Department, the Drainage Services Department and the Water Supplies Department
Chief Assistant Secretary (Works) 4
(3509 8334)
  • To provide technical and policy support to the Works Policy Co-ordination Committee

  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies in regard to dispute resolution in construction contracts, security of payment legislation and value management

  • To assist in formulating and implementing water supply policy including Total Water Management, delivery of waterworks projects, evaluation of waterworks accounts and water tariff

  • To assist in liaising with Mainland authorities on the supply of Dongjiang Water

  • To assist in formulating and implementing works policies in regard to slope safety and lift / escalator safety as well as the regulatory control of water-cooled air-conditioning systems to prevent Legionnaires Disease

  • To assist in housekeeping the Water Supplies Department

  • To assist in overseeing the vetting and approval process of Technical Feasibility Statement submissions and technical audit system by works departments for works contracts and consultancy agreement

  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies in regard to New Engineeing Contract and Building Information Modelling in public works
  • To oversee the implementation of the cycle tracks networks in New Territories

  • To provide support in handling technical matters in regard to Ocean Park re-development, Hong Kong Disneyland development and West Kowloon Cultural District development
Chief Assistant Secretary (Works) 5
(3509 8335)
  • To assist in formulating and implementing works policies for the delivery of public works projects in respect of -
    (a) construction site safety and environment
    (b) sustainable construction
    (c) green procurement
    (d) construction standards
    (e) supply of major construction materials
  • To provide secretariat support to the Panel of Enquiry for taking regulating actions against contractors with poor site safety and environmental records

  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies in regard to flood prevention and the delivery of flood prevention projects

  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies in regard to road excavation permits

  • To assist in formulating and implementing works policy on slope safety

  • To assist in housekeeping Works department(s).
Works Policies 2 Section
Principal Assistant Secretary (Works) 4
(3509 8279)
  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies on procurement of construction-related services, and management of contractors and consultants including administration and performance monitoring

  • To assist in co-ordinating Mainland / Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement consultations / implementation in respect of the construction sector including mutual recognition of professional qualifications, and World Trade Organisation negotiation and other multilateral / bilateral trade negotiations in connection with the construction industry

  • To assist in formulating and implementing strategies to promote local professional services in the Mainland and overseas construction and engineering related markets

  • To assist in vetting submissions to the Central Tender Board, Engineering and Associated Consultants Selection Board and Architectural and Associated Consultants Selection Board

  • To provide support and secretariat services to the Working Group on Professional Services under the Economic Development Commission

  • To assist in housekeeping the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department
Chief Assistant Secretary (Works) 7
(3509 8337)
  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies on procurement of contractors-related services, and management of contractors and consultants including administration and performance monitoring

  • To assist in handling matters relating to Mainland / Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement consultations / implementation in respect of professional qualifications, and World Trade Organisation negotiation and multilateral / bilateral trade negotiations in connection with the construction industry

  • To assist in formulating and implementing strategies to promote local professional services in the Mainland and overseas construction and engineering related markets

  • To assist in formulating and implementing policies on application of information technology

  • To assist in providing support to the Working Group on Professional Services under the Economic Development Commission

  • To assist in housekeeping the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department
Land Supply Section
Principal Assistant Secretary (Works) 5
(3509 8385)
  • To provide high-level technical input to steer the strategic studies for the artificial islands in the central waters between Hong Kong Island and Lantau Island for the proposed East Lantau Metropolis and feasibility studies of various projects of reclamation outside Vistoria Harbour for land supply;

  • To provide high-level technical input to steer the planning, engineering and architectural study of topside development on Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities Island of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge;

  • To provide secretariat support to the Lantau Development Advisory Committee chaired by the Secretary for Development;

  • To support land supply through reviewing and formulating works policies with a view to expediting land supply, overseeing the provision of infrastructure support to various land supply initiatives and proposals to increase development densities and provide high level technical input to coordinate and oversee the implementation of the associated works projects;

  • To provide high-level technical input and coordinate with works departments under the Land Supply Tracking Subcommittee for tracking and monitoring land production and the associated infrastructure works;

  • To vet and process submissions to the Executive Council and Legislative Council in relation to land supply under works portfolio; and

  • To Provide support to Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) in handling technical matters in relation to the Strategic Planning Committee of the Hong Kong Housing Authority and to Deputy Secretary (Works)2 on submissions to the Committee on Planning and Land Develpment.