Thursday
Feb282019

Beijing – Diplomat Integration Coordinator

Beijing – Diplomat Integration Coordinator, LE-04 (Emergency employment up to 6 months starting in May 2019)
Competition number: 2019-LES-MCS-006
Position title: Beijing – Diplomat Integration Coordinator, LE-04 (Emergency employment up to 6 months starting in May 2019)
Closing date:  March 10, 2019 (At midnight UTC / GMT)
Starting Monthly Salary: Approx. 8,217 RMB (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; Employer share of social insurance contributions and 13 th month bonus are paid by the employer 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 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 own expense.
Summary of duties:
The Diplomatic Integration Coordinator will be responsible for assisting new Canadian diplomats and their families with a smooth integration to their assignment at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing.  The general functions include providing pre-arrival information services, assisting with the arrival and initial orientation, and providing post-arrival information and referral services. The Coordinator will also provide general administrative support to the Common Service program during the peak summer turnover season.   
Mandatory requirements:

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree from university, OR an acceptable equivalent through the combination of education and work experience
Language:
  • Native level in Mandarin
  • Good command of English (spoken and written)
Experience:
  • Minimum 6 months’ experience in providing client service
  • Experience in performing general administrative duties
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of most commonly used smart phone apps
Abilities/skills:
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement processes, procedures and programs
  • Ability to transmit information and provide explanations
  • Ability to write effective business correspondence in English using Microsoft Outlook and Word software
Personal suitability:
  • Adaptability and flexibility - Willingly alters normal course of action
  • Client focus - Takes personal responsibility for correcting client problems
  • Initiative - Takes action under pressure
  • Effective interactive communication - Checks understanding and clarity
  • Focus on quality and details - Monitors own work
  • Judgment - Applies sound judgment when analyzing problems or situations
Asset criteria:
Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:
Language:
  • Proficiency in French (reading, writing, listening, 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:
Please click the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=3072&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.
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.)
You should receive a confirmation message from the system should you successfully submitted your application. If you don’t receive the receipt, please contact us at 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
Feb152019

Beijing - Canada Fund Coordinator

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives Coordinator (China)
STATEMENT OF WORK
Background
The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) is a contribution program that is delivered through Canada’s missions abroad. It is a responsive, flexible program at the local level that allows Canadian missions to fund small but visible projects. Through contribution agreements, the CFLI provides monetary assistance that covers all or a portion of the cost of projects that are comparatively modest in scope, scale and cost and that are usually conceived and designed by local authorities or organizations.
The Canada Fund Coordinator will work under the Mission Canada Fund Manager and is accountable for the day-to-day administration of the Canada Fund Program.
To deliver this requirement, the successful candidate should have knowledge (current events, political and
historical perspectives) on Canadian interests and priorities in China. A thorough understanding of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) mandates, both domestically and at missions, is required. The Embassy of Canada in Beijing is seeking an individual who is familiar with the process of CFLI project selection, monitoring and evaluation and who has knowledge of local needs in China.
Responsibilities
The CFLI Coordinator will:
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Canada Fund Program in China.
  • Report directly to the Mission Canada Fund Manager located at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing.
The detailed responsibilities are:
1. Identifying local projects and agencies which could benefit from the Canada Fund program;
2. Liaising with potential CFLI applicants; including providing advice and support to the applicants during the conceptualization and the design of their initiatives;
3. Initial screening of applications for funding;
4. Detailed assessment of project proposals and recommendations; including conducting preliminary assessments in terms of feasibility, viability, quality and clarity, expected results, sustainability, organizational capacity and general relevance to Canada Fund Guidelines, priorities and focus;
5. Providing advice and feedback on project proposals to the CFLI committee;
6. Preparation of Project Approval Documents (PADs) for review by the CFLI Committee;
7. Administration of the CFLI program;
8. Communications;
9. Negotiating project details with recipients of funding;
10. Maintenance of files and records; including interim and end-of-project reports
11. Monitoring, financial tracking, evaluation and reporting with respect to individual CFLI projects under the direction of the manager.
12. Supporting Embassy interactions, meetings and events with civil society related to the management and promotion of the CFLI program.
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Key Activities
  • Receive and review project proposals and conduct preliminary assessments in terms of feasibility, viability, quality and clarity, expected results (mainly outputs and outcomes), sustainability, organizational capacity and general relevance to Canada Fund Guidelines, priorities and focus, and discuss analysis and recommendations with the Canada Fund Manager;
  • Provide advice and support to applicants throughout the application process;
  • Travel may be required to make pre-funding visits to selected initiative sites to assess the potential impact of the proposed projects on the recipient population and absorptive capacity of the implementing partners/intended beneficiaries; to validate the needs, feasibility, and sustainability; to further develop the concept and management plan with stakeholders;
  • Maintain and update the Canada Fund pipeline list (approved and ongoing initiatives, and initiatives being developed and under consideration);
  • During all the pre-approval process consult with the Canada Fund Manager and seek their professional assistance and advice as appropriate;
  • Prepare Project Approval Document (PAD) for each project being recommended for approval. It must be ensured that a proper gender/social inclusion and environment analysis is done for all the projects and integrated them in the Project Approval Documents;
  • Incorporate relevant comments to finalize PADs, and then submit to the Canada Fund Manager for approval through the Canada Fund Committee;
  • Prepare Contribution Agreements for the approved projects and facilitate contract signing between the Executing Agencies (EA) and Head of Mission at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing;
  • Provide continued guidance, support and supervision throughout the project life;
  • Monitor each initiative, prepare monitoring reports, discuss the findings with the Canada Fund Manager and provide necessary feedback to the EAs (some travel may be required);
  • Ensure that satisfactory reports are submitted by the EAs in a timely fashion (content are consistent with the PADs, the Contribution Agreements and the Administrative and Financial Manual), provide feedback to the EAs based on the findings of the reports;
  • In consultation with and the technical inputs of Finance Officers, verify all requests for payment including financial statements and supporting documents for conformity with the PADs, performance progress reports, and the Contribution Agreements. Then, process the requests for disbursements with a justification highlighting the programmatic and financial status of the project for approval by the Finance Officer at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing;
  • Prepare end-of-project reports and follow other necessary steps as per the CFLI guidelines to formally close the completed projects;
  • Prepare input for the Canada Fund Annual Report;
  • Ensure the maintenance of an adequate filing system for projects, including up to date financial information;
  • Organize and attend workshops and conferences, and perform any other related duties as requested by the Canada Fund Manager;
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly work plans, annual and quarterly monitoring plans, annual and monthly financial forecasts, monthly results sheets and time sheets, and participate in the monthly Program and Projects and regular Fund Management Team Meetings.
Location
The contractor will work from his/her home/office. The contractor will be responsible for providing the
required IT and office equipment.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
                                                                  
CANADA FUND COORDINATOR
Location Beijing, China
Issuance Date February 11, 2019
Closing Date February 28, 2019, midnight (Beijing time)
Hours of Work Approximately 37.5 hours/week
Open to: Persons who are legally authorized to work in China.
How to submit a proposal:
Send your Technical and Price proposals, before the closing date mentioned above, to the Human Resources Manager at brendan.murphy@international.gc.ca.  Please use “CFLI Coordinator” as the subject line.  
Only applications received at the above address before the final date of submission and time will be considered. Hard copy applications will not be accepted.
REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION
To qualify, proponents must meet the requirements. Proposals not meeting the requirements will not be given any further consideration.  Submissions meeting the requirements shall be evaluated according to the criteria and point rating set out in 1) Technical Proposal and 2) Price Proposal.  Proponents must obtain, at minimum, a rating of “adequate” on the criteria set out for the Technical requirements and Price proposal. The Proponent with the highest total score will be awarded the Contract.
 
Interested parties should submit a résumé and a proposal outlining how they meet the submission requirements. In their proposal, proponents should provide a description outlining how each criteria is met. 
 
1) TECHNICAL PROPOSAL (70 points)
 
For clarity and comparative evaluation, Proponents should respond using the same subject headings and numbering structure in this document.
Requirements:
  • Significant experience monitoring and evaluating development projects (max 15 pts.)
  • Knowledge of non-governmental organizations and the environment for civil society in China (max 15 pts.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in English and Chinese (max 10 pts.)
  • Strong planning and organizational skills and ability to coordinate conflicting priorities within tight deadlines and meet work targets (max 10 pts.)
  • Ability to manage a budget and maintain detailed files and records (max 10 pts.)
  • Computer skills: MS-office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MS Outlook, Internet (max 5 pts.)
  • Graduation from relevant post-secondary education program (max 5 pts.)
  • The minimal rate for the technical part is 30.  Proposals not meeting this minimum will be rejected from the process.
2) PRICE PROPOSAL (30 points) 
The proponents must submit a daily rate in Chinese RMB for the provision of the services mentioned in the statement of work.
The lowest Fixed Price will score thirty (30) points.  Price Proposals costing 150% or more of the lowest Price Proposal will score zero (0) points. Other prices will be scored in arithmetic proportion as per the following formula:
 
Score= 30 - [(Price Proposal - lowest Price Proposal) x 30 / (lowest Price Proposal x 0.5)]
 
Example (In this example, Proposal 1 is the lowest priced proposal):
Proposal  1 = 100                          Score = 30 pts
Proposal  2 = 110                          Score = 30 - [(110 - 100) x 30 / (100 x 0.5)] = 30 - 10 = 24 pts
Proposal  3 = 125                          Score = 30 - [(125 - 100) x 30 / (100 x 0.5)] = 30 - 15 = 15 pts
Proposal  4 = 145                          Score = 30 - [(145 - 100) x 30 / (100 x 0.5)] = 30 - 27 = 3 pts
Proposal  5 = 150                          Score = 0 pts
Proposal  6 = 175                          Score = 0 pts
 
Selection Procedure:
All technical and price proposals will be carefully reviewed against the requirements. Please note that failure to meet any of the mandatory requirements eliminates proponents from further consideration.
Proponents screened in may be contacted for further assessment, including: a personal interview with a series of questions designed to evaluate each applicant’s knowledge, abilities, competencies and personal suitability for the contract. In addition, tests may be conducted to assist the selection board in assessing the applicant’s qualifications, skills and language ability.
Friday
Feb152019

Designated Migration Officer, LE-06/07, Migration Section in Beijing/Shanghai/Guangzhou

Designated Migration Officer, LE-06/07, Migration Section
in Beijing / Shanghai / Guangzhou
Competition Number: 2019-LES-IRCC-005
Position Title: Designated Migration Officer, LE-06/07, Migration Section in Beijing/Shanghai/Guangzhou
Closing Date:  Feb 24, 2019 (at midnight UTC/GMT)
Starting Annual Gross Salary: 
Beijing: Approximately RMB 142,464 (before designation) / 200,815 (upon designation);
Shanghai: Approximately RMB 152,073 (before designation) / 206,184 (upon designation);
Guangzhou: Approximately RMB 124,672 (before designation) / 172,862 (upon designation);
** Gross salary is before CPP, EI and Canadian Income Tax deduction; 13 th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; overtime (if required) will be paid at the applicable rate in additional to the salary; salary is non-negotiable **
Location: Beijing (anticipatory) / Shanghai (anticipatory)/ Guangzhou (anticipatory)
Area of Selection:
This position is open to Canadian citizens residing in China 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, Shanghai or Guangzhou at own expense. Other Government of Canada locations will be considered on an ad hoc basis. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou at own expense.
** Candidates for designation are normally expected to complete a minimum 6 months fully satisfactory employment at the LE-06 level, followed by successful completion of a training course in Ottawa.
Background screening is a requirement all candidates for formal designation must satisfy. Designation is mandatory for this position. **
Job summary:
Under general supervision, implements Canadian immigration policy and objectives; reviews, assesses and processes applications for temporary entry to Canada in accordance with applicable legislation, policies, guidelines and procedures; exercises delegated authority and discretion when making decisions on temporary resident applications; prevents the travel to Canada of individuals in possession of fraudulent or fraudulently obtained documentation; provides management assistance and may supervises staff; participates in research for the preparation of reports and studies on migration-related issues; represents the migration program in contacts with nationals, host country officials and international organizations; performs other duties as required.
Mandatory requirements:
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
Language:
  • Proficiency in English (reading, writing, speaking)
Experience:
  • Experience in dealing with the general public
  • Experience in working both independently and within a team to accomplish goals
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of Canadian geography, labour market and educational system
  • Knowledge of Chinese geography, labour market and educational system
Abilities/skills:
  • Analytical ability to evaluate applications, identify issues and trends, make eligibility decisions, and formulate advice, recommendations, or rationales to support decisions 
Personal suitability:
  • Adaptability and Flexibility - Adapts tactics
  • Client Focus – Acts to improve client service
  • Commitment to Public Confidence - Takes actions to uphold or protect organizational
Integrity
  • Effective Interactive Communication - Adapts language to the audience
  • Judgement – Applies sound judgement in difficult situations
  • Teamwork and Cooperation – Encourages others
Asset Criteria:
Preferred standing may be given to those candidates who also meet the following:
Language:
  • Proficiency in French (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Proficiency in Mandarin (reading, writing and speaking)
Experience:
  • Experience in supervising staff
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of Canadian immigration policy and procedures
  • Knowledge of Chinese laws (i.e. family law, penal code), customs and documentation
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:
Please click the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=3028&source=PO to complete your online application. 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, as well as your preferred work location (Beijing/Shanghai/Guangzhou).
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 and Consulates General.
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.)
You should receive a confirmation message from the system should you successfully submitted your application. If you don’t receive the receipt, please contact us at 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
Dec312018

Beijing – Executive Chef, Official Residence

 

Are you an experienced Chef looking for a culinary adventure?  Are you tired of working split shifts in a hot and busy kitchen?  Have you thought about how you would like to run a kitchen where you have the creative freedom to showcase Canadian agricultural products?  The Embassy of Canada is looking for you!

Beijing – Executive Chef, Official Residence

Competition Number: 2018-LES-HOM-056
Position Title: Beijing – Executive Chef, Official Residence

Closing Date: 2019.1.25 (At midnight UTC / GMT)

* Starting Annual Gross Salary:  RMB 179,844 (approximately 34,000 CAD); salary is before tax and employee social insurance contributions; 13th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; overtime (if required) will be paid at the applicable rate in additional to the salary; salary is non-negotiable.


Location: Beijing

Area of Selection:

This position is open to eligible applicants 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 at the designated location at own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Beijing at own expense.

Summary of duties:

We are looking for someone who can take the initiative to use food and service to represent Canada and the Embassy of Canada in China. This person must be up to the rewarding challenge of promoting Canada within the context of Chinese culture and bring creativity and innovation to his/her work.

Supported by the Office of the Ambassador, the Executive Chef is required to manage all official hospitality functions hosted by the Ambassador, including 2 to 24-person seated meals, buffets and receptions for up to 150 people.  The Chef also plans well-balanced meals and writes menus that represent Canada and Canadian agricultural products. The events have to be prepared and executed with a high level of culinary expertise to high profile guests. Additionally, the Chef must be able to adapt quickly to changes as in any kitchen environment. The Chef may be included to take part in promotional events and trade shows.

The role has a high degree of autonomy and requires someone who can also manage 3 support staff.  

It is an excellent opportunity to make your mark in an international domain and build a network of contacts which will be an invaluable to any future career progression.

Mandatory requirements:

Education:

  • Diploma from a certified culinary institute OR an acceptable equivalent through the combination of education and work experience

Language:

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

Experience:

  • Recent experience in the following areas:

  • Working in the field of high caliber food creation and productions; demonstrating high-level culinary skills in the delivery of wide range gourmet meals, with an emphasis on Canadian cuisine;

  • Providing catering to events;

  • Supervising catering and serving staff;

  • Food purchasing and control of provisions and inventories;

  • Budget planning and tracking;

  • Kitchen Management and Administration (i.e. managing kitchen invoices, receipts, inventories, time management etc.)

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of culinary preparation, artistic design and trends, cooking method and presentation techniques according to the highest culinary and food safety standards, including allergies and food restrictions;

  • Knowledge of pastry presentation;

  • Knowledge of wine pairing;

  • Knowledge of health and safety practices.

Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to create exceptional meals, including adapting recipes, developing menus and cooking unique dishes based on a theme;

  • Ability to collaborate in several aspects of kitchen operations, for example: receiving and verifying quality of goods, tracking and rotating inventory, loading and unloading goods;

  • Ability to respond promptly and effectively to all requests to deliver and adapt high caliber culinary services, within short deadlines;

  • Ability to establish effective interpersonal relationships within team and supervisory relationships;

  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure.

Personal suitability:

  • Client Focus - Acts to maintain and engage client services

  • Effective Interactive Communication – Communicate effectively to others by adapting style, mode and tone based on the audiences’ background

  • Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation – Implements innovative solutions

  • Initiative - Plans ahead

  • Judgement - Applies sound judgment in difficult situations

  • Teamwork – Expresses positive attitudes and expectations of team or team members

Asset Criteria:

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

Language:

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

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

Experience:

  • Experience working as Chef in a reputed/recognized hotel, restaurant, or commercial kitchen;

  • Experience and familiarity in preparing Chinese cuisine.

Organizational Needs:

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can 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 as required;

  • Willingness to participate in required training including, but not limited to, Mandarin language courses and other corporate training courses.

How to Apply:

Please click the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=2922&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 of Canada in Beijing.

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.)

You should receive a confirmation message from the system should you successfully submitted your application. If you don’t receive the receipt, please contact us at 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.

 

Wednesday
Dec122018

Shanghai - Trade Commissioner (Life Sciences), LE-08 (Anticipatory)

Competition Number: 2018-LES-SHNGI-058

Position Title: Shanghai - Trade Commissioner (Life Sciences), LE-08 (Anticipatory)

Closing Date: December 16, 2018 (At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1)

Starting Annual Gross Salary:  RMB 281,657 (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)

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 own expense.

Summary of duties:

Working in the International Business Development team, as part of the Trade Commissioner Service within the Consulate General in Shanghai, under the direction of a Canadian-based Trade Commissioner, the incumbent is a Trade Commissioner primarily responsible for managing the Consulate General’s activities supporting Canadian clients in China’s Life Sciences sectors.  

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, listening, speaking)

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

Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years recent and direct experience in business development on behalf of foreign (non-Chinese) firms activities’ in China;

  • Significant experience managing client and stakeholder relationships and providing client service support to customers/clients;

  • Experience in working and liaising with government departments and officials;

  • Experience in providing strategic advice, briefings, and written reports to management and/or clients on international business issues;

  • Experience in using social media tools for promotion and/or to generate new business opportunities; and

  • Experience in project management.

Knowledge:

  • Substantial knowledge of China’s Life Science related business sector(s), including their presence in North America;

  • In-depth understanding of Chinese government policy on Life Science related products and services;

  • Knowledge of Life Science logistics channels for foreign products entering China;

  • Knowledge of international business in China and the role of foreign governments’ support of international businesses in China (exporting, importing, investment, technology transfer, etc.);

  • Knowledge of the factors that influence market entry decisions for foreign companies evaluating Life Science opportunities in China;

  • Knowledge of the Canadian Life Science sector;

  • Knowledge of trends and recent developments related to Chinese Life Sciences;

  • MS Office Tools, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Abilities/skills:

  • Communicate effectively in English and Chinese, both orally and in writing;

  • 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:

  • Client Focus - Addresses underlying client needs

  • Effective Interactive Communication - Communicates for maximum results

  • Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation - Taking 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:

Language:

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

Experience:

  • Experience in working on investment attraction

  • 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:

Please click the link http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=2888&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 in Shanghai.

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.)

You should receive a confirmation message from the system should you successfully submitted your application. If you don’t receive the receipt, please contact us at 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.