Sunday
May072017

Shanghai - Trade Commissioner, LE-08

Shanghai - Trade Commissioner, LE-08
Competition Number:
2017-LES-SHNGI-025
Position Title: Shanghai - Trade Commissioner, LE-08
Closing Date: May 21, 2017

Starting Annual Gross Salary:  RMB 271,251 (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: 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:

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service is a world-wide network of professionals dedicated to advancing Canada's global commerce. These professionals work with government and business to identify opportunities as well as obstacles to trade so that they can act on them to allow trade to happen.

As a member of the Trade Commissioner Service, the Trade Commissioner will 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:

  • 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:

  • Minimum four years’ experience in international commerce
  • Significant experience providing client service
  • Experience in working and liaising with government departments and officials

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of international business (exporting, importing, investment, technology transfer, etc.)
  • MS Office Tools, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to write effective business correspondence in English and Chinese
  • Ability to research, interpret sources of information and synthesize data to respond to requests for information from clients
  • Ability to perform translation and interpretation from English to Chinese and vice versa

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 delegation

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the following sectors: automotive, financial services, software (ICT), life sciences and/or mining
  • Knowledge of Chinese regulatory environment for capital flow
  • Knowledge of relevant topics such as Canadian and Chinese trade and investment business environment and practices; major areas and/or sectors of international trade; and/or Chinese government and industry structures, major economic and political issues

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:
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 on the following aspects:

  • Area of Selection
  • Education
  • Language

Your Application Letter should also discuss your qualifications on:

  • Experience in international commerce
  • Experience in providing client service
  • Experience in working and liaising with government departments and officials
  • Experience in working on investment attraction (asset)
  • Experience in working with visiting business and/or government delegation (asset)

Please click the link to complete your online application: http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=1738&source=PO

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.)

For any questions, please contact 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.

Saturday
May062017

Guangzhou – Common Services Officer, LE-07

Guangzhou – Common Services Officer, LE-07
Competition Number: 2017-LES-GANZU-026
Position Title: Guangzhou – Common Services Officer, LE-07
Closing Date: May 21, 2017

Starting Annual Gross Salary:  RMB 160,381 (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 own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Guangzhou at own expense.

Summary of duties:

Under the direction of the Management Consular Officer, the Common Services Officer (LE-07) manages logistical execution of program objectives and goals; provides and creates non-routine information and/or documentation; provides complex administrative support and services; provides services to diverse client base and initiates proactive collaboration; supervises other staff and performs other duties as required.

The Common Services Officer also supports the regional focus of the program with proactive cooperation and by relating to generally applicable procedures, news, events, policies and resources; seeks regional input and suggestions as applicable.

Mandatory requirements:

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree from a recognized university with a specialization in Business, Finances or Accounting, or an acceptable equivalent through a combination of education and work experience.

Language:

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

Experience:

  • Recent experience (minimum three years in the past five years) in every of the following areas:

o Experience in managing a budget, and processing financial transactions
o Experience in using an accounting system such as SAP
o Experience in leading/coordinating projects
o Experience in providing client service
o Experience with general administrative duties

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of accounting/budgeting
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • General knowledge of Human Resources

Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to provide high quality client service, including dealing with difficult clients;
  • Ability to write effective business correspondence in English and Chinese;

Personal suitability:

  • Action Management - Monitor Adherence to Standards of Performance
  • Client Focus – Addresses Underlying Client Needs
  • Effectiveness / Achievement Orientation – Implements Innovative Solutions
  • Effectiveness Interactive Communication – Adapts Language to the Audience
  • Judgment – Applies sound judgment 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, listening, speaking)
  • Proficiency in Cantonese (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:

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 on the following aspects:

  • Area of Selection
  • Education
  • Language

Your Application Letter should also discuss your qualifications on:

  • Recent experience (minimum three years in the past five years) in every of the following areas:

o Experience in managing a budget, and processing financial transactions
o Experience in using an accounting system such as SAP
o Experience in leading/coordinating projects
o Experience in providing client service
o Experience with general administrative duties

Please click the link to complete your online application: http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=1736&source=PO


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.)

For any questions, please contact 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.

Saturday
May062017

Beijing – Consular Officer, LE-07 (Anticipatory)

Beijing – Consular Officer, LE-07 (Anticipatory)
Competition:
2017-LES-MCS-024
Position Title: Beijing - Consular Officer, LE-07 (Anticipatory)
Closing Date: 2017.5.14
Starting Annual Salary: RMB 175,655 (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; 13 th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary)
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 own expense.

** This competition is Anticipatory Staffing to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this position and similar positions with various tenures, including potential indeterminate, term and emergency opportunities at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing.
Currently we have a term vacancy beginning in June 2017 for approximately 12 months.
**

Job summary:

Under the direction of the Consular Manager, delivers consular assistance within the mission consular district; delivers emergency services; provides notarial services; supports the passport and citizenship programs; develops and maintains productive relationships with host authorities, organizations and other missions; manages special projects; and performs other duties.

Mandatory requirements:

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university

Language:

  • Proficiency in English (reading, writing and speaking)

And ONE of the following languages:

  • French (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Mandarin (reading, writing and speaking)

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in dealing with the public and customer/client service


Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to write effective business correspondence using Microsoft Outlook and MS Word software
  • Ability to conduct research and analyze information as well as compile reports
  • Ability to implement delivery of services consistently in accordance with a set of defined and evolving policies and regulations

Personal suitability:

  • Client Focus – Addresses underlying client needs
  • Focus on Quality and Details – Monitors data or projects
  • Effective Interactive Communication – Communicates for maximum results
  • Judgment – Thinks things through; applies sound judgement in difficult situations
  • Adaptability and Flexibility – Adapts tactics
  • Teamwork and Cooperation – Encourages others


Asset criteria:

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

Language
Proficiency in BOTH of the following languages:

  • French (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Mandarin (reading, writing and speaking)


Experience:

  • Experience in dealing with Chinese government agencies.
  • Experience in providing consular services.


Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of regulations pertaining to foreign citizens in China.
  • General knowledge of Canada.


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; and
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance.


Operational Requirements:

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


How to apply:
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 on the following aspects:

  • Area of Selection;
  • Education; and
  • Language.

Your Application Letter should also discuss your qualifications on:

  • Experience in dealing with the public and customer/client service

Please click the link to complete your online application: http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=1734&source=PO

Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.

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.)

For any questions, please contact 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.

Tuesday
Apr252017

Guangzhou - Locally-Engaged Information Technology

Guangzhou - Locally-Engaged Information Technology Professional – IT Program Manager (LEITP), LE-08
Competition Number: 2017-LES- GANZU-021
Position Title: Guangzhou - Locally-Engaged Information Technology Professional – IT Program Manager (LEITP), LE-08
Closing Date: 2017.5.14 (at midnight UTC/GMT)
Starting Annual Salary: Approx. RMB 334,000 (before CPP, EI and Canadian Income Tax deduction; no other benefits included; salary is non-negotiable)
Location:
Guangzhou

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 Guangzhou at their own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Guangzhou at own expense.

Summary of duties:

Under the supervision of the Management Consular Officer (MCO) and/or Client Support Regional Manager (CSRM), manage, and is accountable, for the day-to- day operations of the IT Program in the mission, program development, project management; offering technical support and problem resolution to all the client community at the Mission on SIGNET (GAC’s international network), all non-SIGNET equipment (hardware and software, as employed by the Department) and the LAN; Audio Visual and Videoconferencing support; develops and delivers training sessions and provides one-on-one coaching and technical advice to users on the SIGNET system, software, and the LAN environment; authors technical documents and procedures; keeps abreast of changes in information technology in the Department and in the market place; performs other related duties.

Mandatory requirements:

Education:

  • Degree from a college or university with a specialization in computer science or related discipline, OR an acceptable equivalent through the combination of education and work experience

Language:

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

Experience:

  • Experience (5 years) in providing competent IT user support over the telephone, by e-mail and in person
  • Experience (5 years) in supporting and administering a LAN and its environment
  • Experience (5 years) in supporting commercial, off-the- shelf software and hardware
  • Basic experience (1 year) in supporting mobile communications devices such as BlackBerry and iPad

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of supporting and administering a Local Area Network (LAN) and its environment
  • Knowledge of theories and practices of IT related functions: software, hardware, networking, internet-working and communications
  • Knowledge of trouble-shooting techniques used in the resolution of technical problems pertaining to IT equipment and infrastructure

Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to analyse, diagnose and resolve technical problems related to the use of hardware and software in a networking environment
  • Ability to analyse and identify operational and user requirements for planning and development purposes
  • Ability to provide user support, coaching, and training by correspondence, over the telephone and in person
  • Ability to describe a problem succinctly and discuss likely causes and solutions with a view to solving the problem
  • Ability to establish effective interpersonal relationships within the team and with colleagues, supervisors and clients;
  • Ability to coordinate conflicting priorities within tight deadlines and meet work targets.

Personal suitability:

  • Client Focus – Acts to improve client service
  • Commitment to Own Learning – Keeps current in own field of expertise
  • Effective Interactive Communication – Adapts language to the audience
  • Information Seeking – Digs deeper
  • Initiative – Takes action under pressure
  • Judgement – Applies sound judgement in difficult situations

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

Language:

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

Experience:

  • Experience in administering Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (or newer)
  • Experience in supporting Microsoft Windows 7 and Office Suite
  • Experience in configuring, maintaining and deploying microcomputers (PCs)
  • Experience in supporting Remote Access tools (Citrix Receiver and Cisco AnyConnect)
  • Experience in internetworking technologies

Organizational Needs:

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China.
  • 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 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 on the following aspects:

  • Area of Selection
  • Education
  • Language

Your Application Letter should also discuss your qualifications on:

  • Experience in providing IT user support
  • Experience in supporting and administering a LAN and its environment
  • Experience in supporting commercial, off-the- shelf software and hardware
  • Experience in supporting mobile communications devices

Please click the link to complete your online application: http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=1722&source=PO

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.)

For any questions, please contact 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.

Sunday
Mar122017

Beijing - Public Diplomacy / Advocacy Officer, LE-07

Beijing - Public Diplomacy / Advocacy Officer, LE-07

Competition Number: 2017-LES-FPDS-016
Position Title: Beijing - Public Diplomacy / Advocacy Officer, LE-07

Closing Date: 2017.4.30 (at midnight UTC/GMT)
Starting Annual Gross Salary RMB 175,655 (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: 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 the essential qualifications and whose applications are filed as explained below, and 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:

Under the direction of the Counsellor, Public Diplomacy (PD), and in accordance with the Government of Canada’s priorities in China, the incumbent is responsible for conducting advocacy activities and developing materials aimed at raising Canada’s profile. In general, duties include: 1) planning and staging PD/advocacy events/activities; 2) media relations and other communications activities; 3) monitoring the Chinese and Canadian media and landscapes; 4) building networks of influential contacts; and 5) planning and implementing high-level outreach programs. 

Mandatory requirements:

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in a discipline relevant to the position or an acceptable combination of education, training and work experience in the field of public affairs

Language:

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

Experience:

  • Minimum one year’s recent experience in every of the following areas:
  • Experience in developing, planning and implementing public affairs events; and managing related budgets
  • Experience in preparing communications products, such as news releases, speeches, backgrounders, articles, newsletters, fact sheets; as well as other materials, such as reports, visit programs, scenario notes 
  • Experience in media relations and using social media in communications work 
  • Experience in establishing and expanding a network of influential contacts

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the Chinese political, economic and social landscape (its dynamics and developments) and who the influential actors are in China
  • Knowledge of China’s media and social media environment
  • Knowledge of the Government of Canada's priorities in China
  • Knowledge of events/project management practices and how to effectively manage each stage of the project life cycle
  • Knowledge of how to conduct targeted advocacy campaigns that reach top influencers and decision-makers

Abilities/skills:

  • Ability to research and analyze the Chinese public environment, policies, issues, trends in order to provide advice and write briefs and reports
  • Ability to write effective communications products (speeches, talking points, media backgrounders, Qs&As, fact sheets, etc.) and other documents (scenario notes, itineraries, visit programs, biographies, etc.)
  • Ability to effectively conceive, manage and deliver seamless signature advocacy  events that attract influential audiences
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage budgets and ensure that expenditures align with initial forecasts

Personal suitability:

  • Initiative – Identifies and deals with issues proactively and persistently
    • Judgment – Thinks things through and applies sound judgment
    • Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation – Meets and exceeds goals, and actively develops and puts more effective tools/methods in place
    • Adaptability and Flexibility –Easily changes gears when circumstances demand it, juggles multiple tasks, and makes sure the desired standards are met
    • Teamwork and Cooperation – Works well with others and actively contributes to the efforts of the team
    • Networking/Alliance Building – Develops and maintains a network of relationships with key targets, colleagues and partner, and uses own network to identify opportunities and gain support/cooperation.
    • Commitment to Public Confidence – Demonstrates values and ethics, and takes actions to uphold or protect organizational integrity

Organizational Needs:

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. The Embassy / Consulates General 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 testing. Your application must include an application letter and curriculum vitae in English or French.

Your application letter should clearly indicate how you meet all of the mandatory requirements as listed under: the Area of Selection; Education;        Languages and Experience.

Please click the link to complete your online application: http://www.wfca-tpce.com/vacancyView.php?requirementId=1658&source=PO

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only those applicants meeting ALL the mandatory requirements will be contacted by the Embassy for written testing and interviews to evaluate applicants’ knowledge, abilities and personal suitability.

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.)

For any questions, please contact 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.