Sunday
Apr222018

Guangzhou – Senior Investment Officer / Trade Commissioner, LE-09

Competition Number: 2018-LES- GANZU-015
Position Title: Guangzhou – Senior Investment Officer / Trade Commissioner, LE-09
Closing Date: May 6, 2018 (At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1)
Starting Annual Gross Salary: RMB 313,774 (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; 13 th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; salary is non-negotiable)
Location: Guangzhou
Area of Selection:
This position is open to external applicants residing in China and employees occupying an indeterminate or term position in China Missions who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date. Short-listed candidates should be able to participate in tests and/or interviews in Guangzhou at their own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Guangzhou at their own expense.
The results of this competition may also be used to create an eligibility list to staff similar openings of either indeterminate or term duration which may arise at the Consulate General of Canada in Guangzhou.
Summary of duties:
Working in the international business development team of the Consulate General of Canada in Guangzhou, under the general direction of the Senior Trade Commissioner, the incumbent is an investment officer acting as the focal point responsible for liaising with foreign companies based in the territory to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Canada. The incumbent is responsible for the facilitation of large scale greenfield and expansion investments in Canada.
As a member of the Trade Commissioner Service, the incumbent will also contribute to advancing Canada’s global commerce by, among others, developing and sharing knowledge of the marketplace; providing service, advice and information to clients; building relationships with clients and local contacts; doing troubleshooting as well as planning and executing events.
 

Mandatory requirements:

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree from a recognized university in a field related to the position, including but not limited to: commerce, finance, and economics

Language:

  • Proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese (reading, writing, listening, speaking)

Experience: 

  • A minimum of 5 years of recent and direct experience in business development or foreign direct investment attraction
  • Experience in managing client and stakeholder relationships and in providing client service support to customers/clients
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in providing strategic advice, briefings, and written reports to management and/or clients on international business issues; and
  • Experience in using social media tools for promotion and/or to generate new business opportunities

Knowledge: 

  • Knowledge of the role of governments in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
  • Knowledge of the factors that influence investment, expansion and relocation decisions, and of Canada’s value proposition for investors; and
  • Knowledge of international business (exporting, importing, technology transfer, etc.)
  • Knowledge of trends and recent developments in the Canadian and Chinese economy

Abilities/skills:

  • Communicate effectively in English and Chinese, both orally and in writing
  • Secure, prepare for, conduct, and provide follow-up to an investment outcall
  • Build and sustain a network of contacts
  • Analyze information and provide strategic advice
  • Manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines
  • Use social media tools for promotion and/or to generate new business opportunities
  • Use of technology tools and data bases

Personal suitability:

  • Effective Interpersonal Skill – Accurate assessment
  • Judgement – Applies advanced analytical strategies and exemplary judgement to complex issues
  • Initiative – Implements longer-term strategic solutions
  • Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation – Takes calculated entrepreneurial risks
  • Teamwork and Cooperation - Works to build team commitment and spirit
  • Client Focus – Uses a long-term perspective

Asset Criteria:

Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:

Education: 

  • A graduate degree from a recognized university

Language: 

  • Proficiency in French (reading, writing, listening, speaking)

Experience: 

  • Experience in working with visiting business and/or government delegations

Organizational Needs:

Conditions of Employment 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can only facilitate working visas for Canadian citizens
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance

Operational Requirement: 

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as required
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required

How to Apply:

Candidates must apply using our online application. Please click the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=2324&source=PO to submit your application. Applications submitted by email will not be accepted.

We are seeking high quality written applications to establish a shortlist for further testing. Your application must include an Application Letter and your Curriculum Vitae (CV) in either English or French.

Your Application Letter should indicate how and why you meet the mandatory requirements as listed above under the Area of Selection, Education, Language, Experience, Abilities/skills and Personal suitability factors.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please ensure that you provide contact information (e-mail, phone, mobile, etc.) so that we can easily contact you.

If you have any questions, please send email to china-recruitment@international.gc.ca

 

Sunday
Mar252018

Beijing - Political Relations Officer, LE-07

Competition Number: 2018-LES- FPDS-010

Position Title: Beijing - Political Relations Officer, LE-07

Closing Date: April 3 rd , 2018 (At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1)

Starting Annual Gross Salary:  RMB 179,344 (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; 13 th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; salary is non-negotiable)

Location: Beijing

Area of Selection:

This position is open to external applicants residing in China and employees occupying an indeterminate or term position in China Missions who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date.

Short-listed candidates should be able to participate in tests and/or interviews in Beijing at own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Beijing at their own expense.

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Counsellor, Political Relations (or designate), and in accordance with the Government of Canada’s priorities in China, the incumbent is responsible for contributing to the successful delivery of the political program at the Embassy of Canada in China. In general, duties include: 1) proactively researching,
analyzing, reporting and providing advice on China’s foreign policy, regional security, and China’s international and domestic policies with respect to climate change, environment, and the Arctic; 2) supporting Canada’s interests and efforts to advance relations between Canadian and Chinese government ministries responsible for foreign policy, regional security, climate change, environment, and the Arctic; 3) developing, planning, managing and implementing high-level visits; and 4) building and maintaining networks of influential contacts to advance Canadian interests and positions.

Mandatory requirements:

Education: 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in international relations, political science, business administration, arts and culture, sociology, or a related discipline, OR an appropriate combination of education and recent work experience

Language: 

  • Proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening and speaking), and
  • Native proficiency in Mandarin (reading, writing, listening and speaking)

Experience:

  • Recent* and significant** experience working with Chinese government entities, civil society, non-profit organizations or legal organizations
  • Recent* and significant** experience analyzing the Chinese political environment and/or championing social, environmental, or political issues
  • Recent* experience coordinating logistics and developing programs for high-level visits
  • Experience in effectively managing sensitive communications

* Within the last two years

** Minimum of one year

 

Knowledge: 

  • Knowledge of the Chinese political system, Chinese foreign and domestic policy, and current trends and issues
  • Knowledge of the mandates/functions of Chinese ministries, agencies, and institutions and how they shape political decision-making
  • Knowledge of how civil society and non-government organizations operate in China

Abilities/skills: 

  • Ability to research and analyze various sources of information on the political environment, policies, issues, trends, and other information in order to provide cogent/timely political intelligence in English (oral and written)
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and organize own workload
  • Ability to effectively coordinate and deliver high-level visits
  • Ability to work productively under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to perform accurate translation and interpretation from Chinese to English and vice versa

Personal suitability: 

  • Adaptability and Flexibility – Adapts tactics; adapts to change quickly and remains effective
  • Judgment – Thinks things through; applies sound judgement in difficult situations
  • Initiative – Plans ahead; identifies and deals with issues proactively and persistently
  • Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation – Takes self-directed actions to achieve and surpass work expectations; implements innovative solutions
  • Focus on Quality and Details – Monitors data and projects
  • Client Focus - Acts to improve client service
  • Networking/Alliance Building – Actively seeks relationship-building opportunities
  • Teamwork and Cooperation – Solicits Input
  • Effective Interactive Communication – Adapts language to the audience; shows keen sense of what to say and do to avoid giving offense and when dealing with difficult or delicate situations

Asset Criteria:

 

Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:

 

Language: 

  • Proficiency in French (reading, writing, listening and speaking)

Organizational Needs: 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can only facilitate working visas for Canadian citizens
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance

Operational Requirement: 

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as required
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally as required

How to Apply:

 

We are seeking high quality written applications to establish a shortlist for further Please click the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=2268&source=PO to complete your online application. Please be advised that applications through email will NOT be considered, you must apply using the online application.

 

We are seeking high quality written applications to establish a shortlist for further testing. Your application must include an Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae in English or French.

 

Your Application Letter should indicate why you meet the mandatory requirements as listed under: the Area of Selection; Education; Language and Experience.

 

Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

The results of this competition may also be used to create an eligibility list to staff similar openings of either indeterminate or term duration which may arise at the Embassy.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please ensure that you provide appropriate contact information so that you can be easily reached (e-mail, phone, mobile, etc.)

 

If you have any questions, please send email to china-recruitment@international.gc.ca.

 

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation.

 

The Government of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise us in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Thursday
Mar082018

Commercial Officer, LE-08, Québec Office in Beijing

Commercial Officer, LE-08, Québec Office in Beijing
Competition: 2018-LES- QC-009
Position Title:  Commercial Officer, LE-08, Québec Office in Beijing
Closing Date: March 20 th (At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1)
Starting Annual Gross Salary:  RMB 244,991 (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; 13 th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; salary is non-negotiable)

Work location: Beijing

Area of selection:
This position is open to external applicants residing in China and employees occupying an indeterminate or term position in China Missions who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date.
Short-listed candidates should be able to participate in tests and/or interviews in Beijing at own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Beijing at their own expense.

Job summary:
As a member of the Department of Economic Affairs, you will help to promote Québec's international trade by, among other things, developing and sharing market knowledge; providing services, advice and information to clients; establishing relationships with clients and local contacts; solving problems as they arise, as well as planning and holding activities.

Mandatory requirements:
Education:

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, OR an acceptable equivalent through the combination of education and work experience

Language:

  • Proficiency in French (reading, writing, listening and speaking)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin (reading, writing, listening and speaking)
  • Proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening and speaking)

Experience:

  • Minimum five years’ recent experience in international commerce, trade promotion and investment attraction
  • Experience in interacting with government offices and international companies and organizations
  • Experience in working with visiting business and/or government delegations

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of international business (exporting, importing, investment, technology transfer and commercialization)
  • Working knowledge of key industry sectors in Québec
  • Working knowledge of industry sectors, provincial and municipal government and key business and professional associations in north China regions

Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to identify the business leads, such as investment or trade and ability to track and ability to close the deal
  • Ability to utilize the most up-to- date communication technology to enhance her/his presentation
  • Ability to write effective business correspondence and business or event reports in French and Chinese
  • Ability to research, interpret sources of information and synthesize data to respond to requests for information from clients
  • Ability to provide concise summary of different source of information to her/his supervisor and to present key messages of Québec to the Chinese audience
  • Ability to perform translation and interpretation from Chinese to French and vice versa

Personal suitability:

  • Client Focus – Addresses underlying client needs
  • Effective Interactive Communication – Communicates for maximum results
  • Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation – Takes calculated entrepreneurial risks
  • Initiative – Implements longer-term strategic solutions
  • Judgement – Applies sound judgment in difficult situations
  • Networking/Alliance Building – Organizes involvement of key players

Asset Criteria:
Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:

Education:

  • Master degree from a recognized university

Experience:

  • Experience in interacting with Québec government offices, companies and organizations

Organizational Needs:

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can only facilitate working visas for Canadian citizens
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance

Operational Requirement:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as required
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required

How to apply:
Please click the link http://www.wfca-
tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=2242&source=PO
to complete your online application. Please be advised that applications through email will NOT be considered, you must apply using the online application.

We are seeking high quality written applications to establish a shortlist for further testing.

Your application must include an Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae in English or French.

Your Application Letter should indicate why you meet the mandatory requirements as listed under: the Area of Selection; Education; Language and Experience.

Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.

The results of this competition may also be used to create an eligibility list to staff similar openings of either indeterminate or term duration which may arise at the Embassy.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please ensure that you provide appropriate contact information so that you can be easily reached (e-mail, phone, mobile, etc.) If you have any questions, please send email to china-recruitment@international.gc.ca.

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation.


The Government of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise us in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Friday
Jan052018

Senior Commercial Officer, LE-09, Ontario Office in Shanghai

Senior Commercial Officer, LE-09, Ontario Office in Shanghai
Competition: 2018-LES-SHNGI-001
Position Title: Senior Commercial Officer, LE-09, Ontario Office in Shanghai
Closing Date: January 21, 2018 (At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1)
Starting Annual Gross Salary:  RMB 388,482 (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; 13th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; salary is non-negotiable)

Work location: Shanghai

Area of selection:

This position is open to external applicants residing in China and employees occupying an indeterminate or term position in China Missions who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date.

Short-listed candidates should be able to participate in tests and/or interviews in Shanghai at own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Shanghai at their own expense.

Job summary:

The Senior Commercial Officer – Ontario is a local employee of the Government of Canada who works autonomously and reports to the Head of Program at the Ontario Trade & Investment Office (TIO) located in Shanghai. The position is required to contribute to the planning, development and delivery of the Province of Ontario’s investment attraction, trade program development, and research and innovation partnerships within the TIO area of operation and sector responsibility.

Mandatory requirements:

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, OR an acceptable equivalent through the combination of education and work experience

Language:

  • Proficiency in English (reading, writing, speaking)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin (reading, writing, speaking)

Experience:

  • Minimum five years’ recent experience in international commerce, trade promotion and investment attraction
  • Experience in working and liaising with government departments and officials
  • Experience in working with visiting business and/or government delegations

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of international business (exporting, importing, investment, technology transfer and commercialization)
  • Working knowledge of key industry sectors in Ontario
  • Working knowledge of industry sectors, provincial and municipal government and key business and professional associations in east and south China regions

Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to identify the business leads, such as investment or trade and ability to track and ability to close the deal
  • Ability to utilize the most up-to-date communication technology to enhance her/his presentation
  • Ability to write effective business correspondence and business or event reports in English and Chinese
  • Ability to research, interpret sources of information and synthesize data to respond to requests for information from clients
  • Ability to provide concise summary of different source of information to her/his supervisor and to present key messages of Ontario to the Chinese audience
  • Ability to perform translation and interpretation from Chinese to English and vice versa

Personal suitability:

  • Client Focus  – Uses a long-term perspective
  • Effective Interactive Communication – Communicates for maximum results
  • Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation – Takes calculated entrepreneurial risks
  • Initiative – Implements longer-term strategic solutions
  • Judgement – Applies advanced analytical strategies and exemplary judgement to complex issues
  • Networking/Alliance Building – Builds a network of contacts

Asset Criteria:

Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:

Education:

  • Master degree from a recognized university

Experience:

  • Experience in interacting with Ontario government offices, companies, organizations and/or education institutions

Organizational Needs:

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can only facilitate working visas for Canadian citizens
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance

Operational Requirement:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as required
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required

How to apply:

Please click the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=2126&source=PO to complete your online application. Please be advised that applications through email will NOT be considered, you must apply using the online application.

We are seeking high quality written applications to establish a shortlist for further testing. Your application must include an Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae in English or French.

Your Application Letter should indicate why you meet the mandatory requirements as listed under: the Area of Selection; Education; Language and Experience.

Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.

The results of this competition may also be used to create an eligibility list to staff similar openings of either indeterminate or term duration which may arise at the Consulate General.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those invited to further assessment will be contacted. Please ensure that you provide appropriate contact information so that you can be easily reached (e-mail, phone, mobile, etc.)

If you have any questions, please send email to china-recruitment@international.gc.ca.

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation.

The Government of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise us in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Monday
Sep112017

Senior Business Development Officer, LE-09, Invest Quebec Office in Beijing (Anticipatory)

Senior Business Development Officer, LE-09, Invest Quebec Office in Beijing (Anticipatory)
Competition: 2017-LES- Quebec-047
Position Title: Senior Business Development Officer, LE-09, Invest Quebec Office in Beijing (Anticipatory)
Closing Date: 2017.9.24 (At midnight UTC+1 / GMT +1)
Starting Annual Gross Salary:  RMB 343,657 (before tax and employee social
insurance contributions; 13 th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; salary is non-negotiable)

Work location: Beijing

Area of selection:
This position is open to external applicants residing in China and employees occupying an indeterminate or term position in China Missions who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date.

Short-listed candidates should be able to participate in tests and/or interviews in Beijing at own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Beijing at their own expense.

Job summary:
The Senior Business Development Officer is a local employee of the Government of Quebec who works autonomously and reports to the Director, America’s and Asia, contributes to Quebec’s economic development by prospecting, stimulating and attracting Foreign Direct Investment from Chinese companies to the province of Quebec in accordance with Invest Quebec’s policies as well as carries out foreign investment prospecting and strategic financing operations.

Mandatory requirements:

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university

Language:

  • Proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin (reading, writing, listening, speaking)

Experience:

  • A Minimum of 5 years of recent experience in international commerce, trade promotion and investment attraction
  • Experience in working and liaising with government departments and officials
  • Experience in working with visiting business and/or government delegations

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of international business (exporting, importing, investment, technology transfer and commercialization)
  • Working knowledge of key industry sectors in the Province of Quebec
  • Working knowledge of industry sectors, provincial and municipal government and key business and professional associations in China

Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to write effective business correspondence and business or event reports in English and Chinese
  • Ability to identify the business leads, such as investment or trade and ability to track and ability to close the deal
  • Ability to research, interpret sources of information and synthesize data to respond to requests for information from clients
  • Ability to provide strategic advice and make recommendations
  • Ability to perform translation and interpretation from Chinese to English and vice versa

Personal suitability:

  • Client Focus – Uses a long-term perspective
  • Effective Interactive Communication – Communicates for maximum results
  • Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation – Takes calculated entrepreneurial risks
  • Initiative – Implements longer-term strategic solutions
  • Judgement – Applies advanced analytical strategies and exemplary judgement to complex issues
  • Networking/Alliance Building – Builds a network of contacts

Asset Criteria:
Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:

Education:

  • Master degree from a recognized university

Language:

  • Proficiency in French (reading, writing, listening, speaking)

Experience:

  • Experience in interacting with Quebec government offices, companies, organizations and/or education institutions

Organizational Needs:

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can only facilitate working visas for Canadian citizens
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance

Operational Requirement:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as required
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required

How to Apply:
Please click the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=1928&source=PO to complete your online application. Please be advised that applications through email will NOT be considered, you must apply using the online application.

We are seeking high quality written applications to establish a shortlist for further testing.
Your application must include an Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae in English or French.

Your Application Letter should indicate why you meet the mandatory requirements as listed under: the Area of Selection; Education; Language and Experience.

Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.

An eligibility list may be established from this process to staff potential vacancies that may arise within this domain on indeterminate, term or Emergency basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those invited to further assessment will be contacted. Please ensure that you provide appropriate contact information so that you can be easily reached (e-mail, phone, mobile, etc.)

If you have any questions, please send email to china-recruitment@international.gc.ca.

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation.

The Government of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise us in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.