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  • Career Opportunity! Available position from Cirque du Soleil

    Directeur de Projet & Production CHINE CREACTIVE Cirque du Soleil Xi’An Mandat initial jusqu’en décembre 2019  

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    Sous la direction du Producteur délégué Creactive Cirque du Soleil, votre défi consistera à orchestrer tous les éléments liés à la réalisation du projet sur le territoire chinois, à partir du bureau Cirque du Soleil de Shanghai. Vous serez le contact principal du fournisseur de service principal pour la production du concept à Xi’An et assurerez la responsabilité de représentant local pour le partenaire-licencié.

    Vous devrez travailler en étroite collaboration avec tous les intervenants, locaux et Siège Social International pour assurer que la production du projet soit faite dans le respect de tous les paramètres, incluant les échéanciers et les ressources financières, afin que la livraison réponde aux attentes de toutes les parties.

    En tant que Chargé de projet, vos principales responsabilités consisteront à :

    • Représenter Creactive Cirque du Soleil localement;
    • Participer aux analyses de faisabilité et à l’établissement des budgets initiaux,paramètres, devis et échéanciers de production pour le projet de Xi’An et tout autre projet local qui seront déployés;
    • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec le Directeur produit FEC & expériences pour la phase d’adaptation du concept, afin que le produit représente à la fois les réalités territoriale et culturelle du milieu;
    • Collaborerà la planification du projet qui sera faite par le fournisseur de serviceprincipal à tous les niveaux; Impliquerle partenaire-licencié dans les processus d’optimisation et le tenir informé àchacune des étapes du projet;
    • Développer des processus de suivi de projet, organiser des rencontres régulières de revue avec les différents intervenants et les partenaires;
    • Rendre compte de l’avancement des projets sur une base régulière au Producteur délégué; Suivre les dépenses de production de près et assurer le respect des enveloppes budgétaires de production allouées au fournisseur principal;
    • Assurer le suivi et le respect du calendrier de production;
    • Veiller à la conformité du site tel que livré par le partenaire-licencié selon les spécifications initiales;
    • Veillerà la conformité de tous les aspects du projet (financiers, techniques, technologiques,scénographique et installation) aux spécifications initiales;
    • Veiller à assurer le suivi d’avancement des travaux du partenaire, anticiper les enjeux et délais qui pourraient affecter la livraison et recommander des solutions pro-actives en cas d’enjeux;
    • Assurer la documentation de chacune des étapes et l’archivage en fin de projet; Effectuer le post-mortem du projet et assurer la documentation et l’archivage de ce dernier.  

    Compétences et attributs requis pour la candidature

    • Expérience en gestion de projet dans les categories de l’entertainment     thématique, parc d’attraction, lieu de divertissement, loisir familial  et/ou  musée;
    • Connaissance approfondie de tous les aspects de la production d’une installation permanente;
    • Solide expérience en gestion de budgets, de projet et de production;
    • Leader positif qui sait prendre charge et mener des fournisseurs;
    • Orientation client;
    • Capacité à naviguer dans l’incertitude et désir de faire avancer les choses;
    • Excellent communicateur, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit (anglais et chinois);
    • Organisé, structuré et très rigoureux;
    • Joueur d’équipe, respectueux;
    • Flexible et capable de travailler sous pression et dans un environnement en constante évolution, tout en maintenant une attitude positive;
    • Ouvert à voyager sur une base régulière;
    • Connaissance de la culture chinoise.

    Si vous êtes intéressé par cette position, veuillez remettre votre candidature et envoyer votre CV dès que possible à lu.cheng@cirquedusoleil.com . Project & Production Director CHINA CREACTIVE™ Cirque du Soleil Xi’An Initial term unitl December 2019  Your mandate   Under the direction of the Line Producer Creactive Cirque du Soleil, your challenge will be to orchestrate all the elements related to the realization of the Creactive project in China, from the Cirque du Soleil office in Shanghai. You will be the main contact of the service provider for the production of the concept in Xi’An and will be the local representative for the Licensee. You will need to work closely with all stakeholders, including locally and at the Cirque du Soleil International Headquarters to ensure that the project is produced in a manner  that is consistent with all parameters, including concept, timelines and financial resources, so that delivery meets the expectations of all parties. As Project Manager, your main responsibilities will be to:

    • Represent Creactive Cirque du Soleil locally;
    • Participate in feasibility analysis and initial budgets, parameters, specifications and production schedules for the Xi’An project and any other local projects that could be eventually deployed;
    • Work in close collaboration with the FEC Product Director from the adaptation phase of the concept to its delivery, so that the product represents the cultural reality of the territory;
    • Collaborate, at every stage of the project, to the planning that will be done by the local installation service provider;
    • Involve the Licensee in optimizing processes and keep them informed at each stage of the project;
    • Develop project monitoring and reporting tools and processes and organize regular review meetings with various stakeholders and partners;
    • Report progress on a regular basis to the Line Producer;
    • Monitor production expenses closely and ensure compliance with the budget allocations;
    • Monitor the production schedule and its compliance;
    • Ensure the compliancy of all aspects of the project (financial, technical, technological, scenographic and installation) with the initial detailed design;
    • Ensure the compliancy of the site delivered by the Licencee with the initial requirements;
    • Ensure follow-up of the progress of the partner’s work, anticipate the issues and delays that could affect the delivery and recommend pro-active solutions in case of issues;
    • Ensure the documentation of each step and archiving at the end of the project;
    • Prepare post-mortem documentation for the project and ensure archiving of all important elemens.

    Skills and attributes required for the application

    • Experience in project management in the categories of theme and family entertainment centers, theme park, location based entertainment and / or museum;
    • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of the production of a permanent facility;
    • Solid experience in budget and production management;
    • Positive leader who knows how to take charge and lead suppliers from different fields;
    • Client orientation;
    • Ability to navigate uncertainty and strong desire to make things happen and succeed;
    • Excellent communicator, both oral and written (English and Chinese);
    • Organized, structured and very rigorous;
    • Team player, respectful;
    • Flexible and able to work under pressure and in a constantly changing environment, while maintaining a positive attitude;
    • Open to travel on a regular basis;
    • Knowledge and understanding of the Chinese culture.

    If you’re interested in this position, please send yourCV to Lu.Cheng@cirquedusoleil.comASAP!

  • Career Opportunities from Sauder School of Business in Shanghai

    Position: IMBA Program Coordinator in Shanghai, Robert H. Lee Graduate School, Sauder School of Business

    Location: UBC IMBA Program Office in Shanghai, PR China

    Desired Start Date: May 7th, 2018

    Closing Date: Apr 27th, 2018

    SAUDER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ROBERT H. LEE GRADUATE SCHOOL

    Sauder School of Business collectively sets the highest standard for ethical and effective business practice. We are committed to rigour, respect and responsibility in our school, in our community and in our daily lives.

    The RHL Graduate School manages all aspects of professional graduate business programs. We compete with leading business schools around the world by delivering an outstanding academic experience supported by a strong service culture and effective operational management.

    Job Summary

    Delivers academic services for IMBA students and faculty to ensure an outstanding student experience. The UBC IMBA is offered in Shanghai in co-operation with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU).

    This position is required to liaise with various UBC and SJTU administrative offices for the successful scheduling and delivery of courses and advancement of graduate business students. This position is expected to work independently while resolving complex issues. The incumbent identifies needed improvements and works with the unit to implement change in order to perform work more efficiently and provide a more service-friendly atmosphere for graduate business students and instructors.

    Organizational Status

    Reports to IMBA Student Experience Manager. Works closely with SJTU appointed program Director and other designated SJTU officials to ensure program runs smoothly in China.

    Work Performed

    Academic Services:

    i�� Acting as the main liaison between IMBA students and the Sauder School of Business

    i�� Provides student academic services for the program by answering inquiries and assisting students with interpreting academic guidelines and program policies

    i�� Provides student advising and ensures academic guidelines and procedures are followed by students

    i�� Provides logistical support to faculty members who teach in the program

    i�� Coordinates faculty and staff visits to Shanghai

    i�� Organizes classes and classrooms for the IMBA program at SJTU

    i�� Orders textbooks and organizes teaching materials for courses

    i�� Helps to collect tuition payments from students and provides instructions to students for payment options and policies

    i�� Provides input into development of new program guidelines and implements any revised procedures

    i�� Coordinates student visits to Vancouver

    i�� Organizes special events and activities related to the IMBA Program, faculty, students and alumni

    i�� Coordinates exam invigilation

    Office Operations:

    i�� Assists with financial management of program by tracking financial transactions in Shanghai

    i�� Orders and maintains office supplies

    i�� Provides input into departmental policy, and develops and implements administrative procedures with the goal of improving customer service and efficiencies

    i�� Receives, processes and distributes mail, fax messages, and courier packages

    Other Duties:

    i�� Compiling student data and statistical reports and working with the Staff and Director at SJTU on an ad hoc basis on projects relating to the program

    i�� Assists with visits by UBC and Sauder faculty and staff

    i�� Performs other related duties in keeping with the qualifications and requirements of the job

    i�� May provide support for marketing, recruiting and admissions activities when needed and as possible

    Qualifications

    Bachelor degree in Administration or related fields. Effective oral and written English skills. Training in secretarial practices and office procedures. 1-2 years relevant experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer experience required-Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer preferred. Ability to operate office equipment. Skilled in working with numbers. Strong organizational skills, excellent follow through and ability to work with details. Must be able to take initiative, prioritize and work effectively under pressure and meet the deadlines and demands of a very busy office. Must be able to handle a wide variety of tasks and establish priorities; able to organize workload for timely and effective delivery of services, including careful attention to details. Must be able to exercise judgement under pressure and demonstrate initiative in handling matters of a complex and non-routine nature. Ability to exercise tact and discretion in dealing students, staff, and faculty. This position will require the some evening and weekend work.

    CONSEQUENCE OF ERROR/IMPACT OF DECISIONS

    This position is part of the team which runs the UBC IMBA and is important to our success in achieving the student enrolments required for each class as well as student satisfaction for the program. The position is crucial to ensuring the smooth operation of the program in Shanghai. The position shares responsibility for the academic integrity of exam invigilation and to support the integrity of the admissions process. Any inappropriate action could jeopardize the reputation and quality of the program.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED

    May supervise assistants and temporary contract personnel in Shanghai.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Office environment at SJTU in Shanghai, China.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Applications for this position will be accepted until April 27, 2018. To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to Steffi Hu, IMBA Student Experience Manager, atA�steffi.hu@sauder.ubc.ca. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


    Position: Alumni Engagement Officer, Asia Region

    Location: Shanghai, China

    Employment Group: Full-time Contractor; 12 month contract with opportunity to extend A�

    Desired Start Date: May 28, 2018

    Closing Date: April 30, 2018 A�

    Purpose

    Responsible for launching the UBC Sauder new Asia Initiative allowing the University of British Columbia to further strengthen its focus and presence in key cities in Asia: Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore and other regions to be determined. Under the direction of the Manager of UBC Sauder Alumni Engagement and in close coordination and alignment with alumni UBC and university wide alumni engagement strategies/initiatives, this position will develop and manage a strategy to increase alumni participation in established regions and to launch programming in new alumni markets in Asia. They will be responsible for building relationships with alumni, managing a network of volunteers, planning and executing on alumni events, and supporting fundraising initiatives in the region.

    The Alumni Engagement Officer, Asia Region will be responsible for executing six key strategic objectives:

    1. Expand the regional focus and increase the breadth and depth of UBC and Sauder alumni engagement

    2. Build connections across the alumni network, and identify and build relationships with key alumni and major gift prospects

    3. Determine the needs and wants of alumni in the region

    4. Increase the number of contactable alumni in the region

    5. Increase the presence of UBC and Sauder Alumni Engagement through cultivated events

    6. Managing co-op student(s) located in Asia

    Deliverables

    i�� Build relationships with key alumni, volunteers and prospects in the region through face-to-face and phone meetings;

    i�� Build relationship with colleagues across UBC Sauder and UBC Central DAE with an increased focus on the International MBA office and the Asia Pacific Regional Office to support seamless, coordinated and collaborative approach to the alumni engagement program in Asia;

    i�� Engage in continuous communication with alumni UBC and UBC Sauder colleagues to ensure that UBC Sauder strategies and programming in Asia are in alignment with UBC Saudera��s Strategic Plan, Connecting Forward, and the UBC strategic plan;

    i�� Develop and execute a strategy to expand volunteer engagement and programming in the Shanghai region;

    i�� Work with UBC Sauder volunteers to enhance alumni programming in established markets such as Hong Kong and Singapore;

    i�� Identify new priority markets and develop a strategy to engage alumni in these regions;

    i�� Plan and execute on at least fourteen alumni programs in at least five regions ;

    i�� Ensure all programming aligns with one or more of alumni UBCa��s four strategic pillars; nourishing pride, empowering personal growth, supporting career development, and enabling contribution;

    i�� Develop and execute a communications strategy to engage alumni through WeChat and other online channels appropriate to local markets;

    i�� Connect with the local market by attending 20 to 30 events in the business community per year;

    i�� Support major giving initiatives across Asia;

    i�� Working with alumni UBC, manage alumni data tracking and analysis to support alumni metrics for Asia;

    i�� Perform other related duties as required.

    Qualifications

    i�� Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline; a degree in commerce, marketing or economics would be an asset;

    i�� Minimum of 5 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience;

    i�� Thorough knowledge of the Canadian university environment and academic structure; direct experience with the University of British Columbia is preferred;

    i�� Previous experience successfully planning and executing events;

    i�� Previous experience managing volunteers;

    i�� Computer experience required: Microsoft Office;

    i�� Experience working with a centralized fundraising system or CRM is an asset;

    i�� Ability to plan, co-ordinate and supervise the work of others, execute a variety of complex projects, and meet imposed deadlines;

    i�� Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Chinese, having the ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with alumni, co-workers, other campus departments, and external partners in either language as needed;

    i�� Cross-cultural competency with an ability to interact and work effectively with people from different cultures and backgrounds;

    i�� Ability to analyze data and report on success metrics;

    i�� Ability to craft engaging communications messaging for email, web and social media;

    i�� Ability to apply creativity and recommend strategies for international engagement initiatives in response to cultural and social trends;

    i�� Ability to work independently while exercising good judgement at all times;

    i�� Self-driven, critical thinker who is highly skilled at anticipating and resolving stakeholder relation issues with tact and diplomacy;

    i�� Detail-oriented with an ability to function and process information with high levels of accuracy;

    i�� Ability to remain highly motivated, resilient, innovative, and collaborative when faced with challenges;

    i�� Ability to work within a flexible schedule to accommodate the Universitya��s events and activities;

    i�� Ability to travel to key alumni regions to support alumni programming, relationship building and fundraising initiatives.

    Supervision Received

    Works independently with general direction from manager to achieve objectives. Difficult technical problems and matters non-conforming to UBC policy can be referred to manager.

    Supervision Given

    Will supervise Alumni Engagement co-op student(s) based in Asia. The scope and responsibilities as outlined above may be amended at any time during the contract period to include further assignments and events as fits in the allotted time and as mutually agreed upon by the contractor and Development and Alumni Engagement. A�

    Applications for this position will be accepted until April 30, 2018. To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to Jessica Chan, Alumni Engagement Manager, atA�jessica.chan@sauder.ubc.ca. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • CanCham Seeking Applications for Alumni Committee Board Members

    The goal of CanChama��s Alumni Committee is to provide alumni support for Canadian post-secondary institutions in China, organizing various events to help develop the community in China.

    Committee members help propose dates and times, determine event topics and content structure and prepare general content for the event announcement together with the Chamber Executive Team for around two Chamber alumni events per year.

    Meetings are on an ad hoc basis.

    To be eligible to join the Committee, you must:

    - Be a member in good standing of the Chamber

    - Have an interest in Canadian alumni or work in a position related to Canadian alumni

    - Be a graduate of a Canadian post-secondary institution

    - Commit for a minimum one (1) year to the Committee.

    Candidates with experience working for a Canadian post-secondary institution are preferred but not required. To apply, please send the following toA�jason@cancham.asia:

    - Your CV

    - A short message stating your motivations for joining and added value to the Committee

  • Career Opportunity: Saimen Project Manager

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    Intern with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (CanCham Shanghai) is the organizational representation of the Canadian business community in eastern China. With a large mandate we host events, organize government receptions, put together trade delegations, and provide every-day corporate assistance to member organizations that are navigating their way through the Canada-China economic relationship a�� be that Canadian corporate expansion to China or Chinese outreach to Canada.

    The CanCham Internship program provides Canadian post-secondary students and recent graduates a unique opportunity to grow their professional skills in one of Asiaa��s fastest growing business hubs. With China being Canadaa��s second largest trading partner, the sino-canadian community in Shanghai is active and fast growing. Gain insight in the area of leadership, project management, communications, marketing, sales, customer service and event management.

    Internship Highlights

    • Develop your professional & interpersonal skills in a booming international business landscape;
    • Acquire key business insights & knowledge at various seminars & events;
    • Connect with high profile business leaders;
    • Work in premium facilities, located in the heart of metropolitan sophisticationand traditional Shanghai heritage;
    • Work in a small team & get the chance to be involved in activities from all Chamber departments.

    Membership Intern

    The Membership Intern reports directly to the Membership Managers and is responsible for:

    • Representing CanCham Shanghai at various Canadian and Chinese Government events and exhibitions, and other events
    • Implementing and maintaining successful membership services programs so as to ensure member retention and growth
    • Record-keeping activities and the coordination of timely receipts of accounts receivables
    • Ensure all membership-related documentation as well as databases are kept current
    • Assisting in the creation of Chamber events and publications
    • Ad-hoc projects
    • Two-way translation between English and Chinese
    • Occasional business development initiatives to develop/maintain member relations

    Other duties include but arena��t limited to:

    • Provide general support to CanCham Shanghai events

    Qualifications

    • A university degree or currently enrolled in University, with a focus on international relations or business related fields
    • Fluent English and Chinese Mandarin speaker with strong written and oral skills, French language skills a plus
    • Computer literacy with working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database management
    • Strong project, organizational and time-management skills, willing to take initiative
    • Experience with international social media sites (preferred)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills & ability to work independently but also work closely with other team members
    • Excellent problem solving skills and capacity to adapt to various situations
    • Ability to handle multiple projects, organize work and set priorities
    • Ability to embrace tight deadlines, competing priorities, and budget restraints

    Please email sheldon@cancham.asia if you wish to apply for this position.

    Marketing Intern

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in ShanghaiA�is looking for a qualified intern to join our marketing and communications department. Our department produces content geared towards the Canadian business and expat community in Shanghai, as well as Chinese community members who are interested in or do business with Canada, including event marketing, content rich articles, newsletters, and press releases.

    This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment where they will be given the opportunity to do some supervised, hands on projects, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of marketing and communications.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in the creation of signage, graphics, email campaigns, online event promotion, articles, etc. in Chinese and English
    • Assist with fulfillment of marketing commitments to Chambera��s Corporate and Government Members
    • Assist with logistics of marketing materials for events
    • Assist with execution of events
    • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
    • Enter contact information into contact management systems
    • Provide support to social media efforts (Both Chinese and Western)
    • Assist in website management and track IT issues
    • Assist in improving SEO protocols for Chinese search engines

    Requirements

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is looking for an undergraduate student who is based in Shanghai during the internship period and is studying in or has spent significant time in Canada. This person should have excellent written and verbal skills in both Chinese and English. Further, this person should have a good understanding of popular Western and Chinese social media platforms in China. Experience with Wechat Official Accounts is a bonus. Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc) is expected.

    Majors

    Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Computer Science, Information Systems, Language

    Please email marketing@cancham.asia if you wish to apply for this position.

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  • Liase Automotive Executive Search – Consultant a�� Electric Vehicle & Mobility- based in Shanghai, China

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    LIASE is a global retained executive search firm & talent management consultancy exclusively specialized in
    the automotive sector across OEMa��s, Importers, Financing/Leasing, Dealerships, Private Equity and Suppliers.
    We are globally rooted in major automotive hubs on 4 continents.

    With our expansion in the Electric Vehicle and Mobility industry, we are currently looking for Consultant who
    has passion for EV and Mobility industry to join our Project Execution team:

    Consultant a�� Electric Vehicle & Mobility- based in Shanghai, China

    Please click here to view the entire job description.

  • Community Center Shanghai – Strategic Marketing Manager

    ABOUT COMMUNITY CENTER SHANGHAI:

    Community Center Shanghai (CCS) responds to the ever-changing needs of the community by providing relevant programming that equips individuals and families to maximize their potential while in China. CCS bridges the cultural gap by offering opportunities to give and serve through our charitable programs, providing useful and enriching classes, practical and educational tours, essential orientations, professional counseling, and volunteer opportunities. Community Center Shanghai has centers strategically located within Shanghai’s international communities in Hongqiao, Minhang, and Pudong.

    POSITION TITLE: Strategic Marketing Manager

    HOURS: Full-time

    REPORT TO:A�Executive Director

    Work Location:A�CCS Pudong Center, with 2 days per month in Hongqiao and Minhang Centers

    OVERVIEW:

    • Collaborate with Executive Director and Operations Director to set and implement strategies for CCS vision and mission
    • Successfully build and promote CCS brand by providing sound, innovative, strategic leadership, and initiatives to marketing team
    • Develop marketing and communication plans to support all Community Center Units

    JOB RESPONSIBILTIES:

    Strategic marketing

    • Clarify Community Center Shanghaia��s primary value propositions and develop strategies to support its mission and branding
    • Work in close partnership with the Executive Director to attend relevant community eventsto identify potential new business opportunities, and develop plans and action steps to secure such businesses

    A�Business Development

    • Manage Marketing Communication Team budget
    • Provide strong leadership
    • Build and support a strong strategically focused Marketing Team
    • Ensure clear, timely, and consistent brand appropriate messages in all communications to the external audience
    • Oversee the execution of ad, sponsorship, and partnership agreements in a timely and well-executed manner
    • Communicate on a weekly basis with other Community Service Unit Managers to collect updates, assess needs, and create a marketing and communication plan

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong desire to serve the community
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively educate, develop, lead, and manage direct reports
    • Organized and detailed oriented with strong execution and implementation skills
    • Excellent English writing, communication, and interpersonal skills. Mandarin knowledge a plus but not required
    • Ability to collaborate well with other departments and outside clients
    • Knowledge of social media and local English language media
    • Computer proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Bachelora��s Degree or above with minimum 3 -5 years marketing experience desired

    HOW TO APPLY: Please email a CV and cover letter to: HR@communitycenter.cn

  • Beijing a�� EDC (Export Development Canada) Regional Manager, LE-09

    Beijing a�� EDC (Export Development Canada) Regional Manager, LE-09; Closing Date: July 17, 2016; 16:00 pm (GMT +8)

     

    Beijing a�� EDC Regional Manager, LE-09 (Anticipatory)

    Competition Number: 2016-LES-TRADE-030
    Position Title: Beijing a��EDC (Export Development Canada) Regional Manager, LE-09 (Anticipatory)

    Closing Date: July 17, 2016; 16:00 pm (GMT +8)

    Starting Annual Salary: RMB 332,925 (before tax and employee social insuranceA�contributions; 13th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary)

    Location:
    Beijing

     

    Area of Selection:

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    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 for potential indeterminate, term and emergency vacancies that may arise within this domain. **

    Summary of duties:

    The EDC Regional Manager, Beijing office works under the general direction of theEDC Chief Representative, Greater China and is responsible for leading/co-leading EDCa��s business development programs in the designated area of responsibility. The EDC Regional Manager is also responsible for helping to build and manage the brand image and reputation of EDC as a local player in the market. The incumbent acts as a key liaison with the Head of Mission and works in a complimentary manner with the Trade personnel in the mission.A� The EDC Regional Manager is accountable for business results and designated strategic accounts within his/her assignedgeo graphical responsibility as defined by the EDC Chief Representative, Greater China.

     

    Mandatory requirements:

     

    Education:

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Mastera��s degree from a government recognized university, preferably with a degree in commerce or a related area. A combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.

    Language:

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening,speaking)

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese (reading,writing, listening, speaking)

    Experience:

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�At least six (6) years of recent and relevant experience in financial services industry, either in selling or underwriting. Including a minimum of three (3) years of External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) lending experience

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Experience in dealing with the public and managing relations with a diverse client base

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Experience in developing client and stakeholder relationships, and in obtaining, preparing for, and conducting meetings with important external parties, such as clients or influencers

    Knowledge:

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Knowledge of international business (exporting, importing, investment, technology transfer)

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�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

    Abilities/skills:

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Demonstrated ability to identify and deliver on new business opportunities

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Solid influencing, negotiating, relationship management and highly effective presentation skills.

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Ability to work effectively with relevant EDC teams and exhibit appropriate leadership and teamwork skills.

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Ability to work autonomously with strong initiative under general guidance of the EDC Chief Representative a�� Greater China.

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Ability to coordinate conflicting priorities within tight deadlines and meet work targets.

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Ability to write concise reports requiring synthesis and thoughtful analysis of data on international trade, financial and macro-economic issues.

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Ability to identify key account targets and develop and implement account strategies to meet objectives

    Personal suitability:

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Client FocusA� a�� Uses a long-term perspective

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Effective Interactive Communication a��Communicates for maximum results

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation a��Takes calculated entrepreneurial risks

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Initiative a�� Implements longer-term strategic solutions

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Judgement a�� Applies advanced analytical strategies and exemplary judgement to complex issues

    A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�A�Networking/Alliance Building a�� Builds a network of contacts

     

    Asset Criteria:

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    How to Apply:

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    Detailed Position Description is available at china-recruitment@international.gc.ca upon request.

     

     


     

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    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.

  • Beijing a�� Locally Engaged Information Technology Professional (LE-ITP), LE-07

    Beijing a�� Locally Engaged Information Technology Professional (LE-ITP), LE-07; Closing Date: July 12, 2016; 16:00 pm (GMT +8)

    Beijing a�� Locally Engaged Information Technology Professional (LE-ITP), LE-07A�A�A�A�A�A�

    Competition Number: 2016-LES-MCS-028
    Position Title: Beijing a�� Locally Engaged Information Technology Professional (LE-ITP), LE-07A�A�A�A�A�A�
    Closing Date: July 12, 2016; 16:00 pm (GMT +8)

    Starting Annual Salary: Approx. RMB 260,000 (before CPP, EI and Canadian Income Tax deduction; no other benefits included; salary is non-negotiable)

    Location:
    Beijing

    Area of Selection:

    This position is open to foreign nationals 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:

    Under the direction of the Team Leader – IT Services & Support and Locally Engaged IT Professional Supervisor, provides technical support and problem resolution to all the client community at the Mission on SIGNET (GACa��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; maintains a current central library of technical information; 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:

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

    Language:

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

    Experience:

    • Experience (3 years) in providing competent IT user support over the telephone, by e-mail and in person
    • Experience (3 years) in supporting and administering a LAN and its environment
    • Experience (3 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 ofA� 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

    Personal suitability:

    • Client Focus a�� Acts to improve client service
    • Commitment to Own Learning a�� Keeps current in own field of expertise
    • Effective Interactive Communication a�� Adapts language to the audience
    • Information Seeking a�� Digs deeper
    • Initiative a�� Takes action under pressure
    • Judgement a�� 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)

    Experience:

    • Experience in administering Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    • Experience in supporting Microsoft Windows 7 and Office Suite
    • 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 a�?Reliability Statusa�? 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

    Send application to china-recruitment@international.gc.ca.

    Please indicate your full name, the competition number and position title in the subject line: a�?Your full name a�� Competition Number a�� Position Titlea�?.

    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.)

    Detailed Position Description is available at china-recruitment@international.gc.ca upon request.


    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.

  • The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai – Marketing Internship

    MARKETING (2)

    Description

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai is looking for a qualified intern to join our marketing and communications department. Our department produces content geared towards the Canadian business and expat community in Shanghai, as well as Chinese community members who are interested in or are currently doing business with Canada, including event marketing, content-rich articles, newsletters, and press releases.

    This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment where they will be given the opportunity to do some supervised, hands on projects, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of marketing and communications.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in the creation of signage, graphics, email campaigns, online event promotion, articles, etc. in Chinese and English
    • Assist with fulfillment of marketing commitments to Chambera��s Corporate and Government Members
    • Assist with logistics of marketing materials for events
    • Assist with execution of events
    • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
    • CRM system management
    • Provide support to social media efforts (Both Chinese and English)
    • Assist in website management and track IT issues
    • Assist in improving SEO protocols for Chinese search engines

    Requirements

    The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is looking for an undergraduate or graduate student who is based in Shanghai during the internship period (Summer or Fall 2016) and is studying in or has spent significant time in Canada. This person should have excellent written and verbal skills in both Chinese and English. Further, this person should have a good understanding of popular English and Chinese social media platforms in China. Experience with Wechat Official Accounts is a bonus. Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc) is expected.

    Majors

    Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Computer Science, Information Systems, Language

    Please email marketing@cancham.asia if you wish to apply for this position.