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  • Liase Automotive Executive Search – Consultant – 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 OEM’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 – 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: Executive Director

    Work Location: 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 Shanghai’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

     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
    • Bachelor’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

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    Canadian Happy Hour Fun Friday at the Jing’An Kerry Centre

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    Come join CanCham and some of our friends from Shanghai’s amazing F&B scene for a happy hour beach party at Jing’An Kerry Centre’s Fun Friday. Canada will take over half the outdoor tent to show Jing’An how to Party Like a Canadian! When: Friday, July 22nd, from 5:30-9:30 PM. Where: Outside Tower 3, Jing’An Kerry Centre, 1238 Yan’An Zhong Lu, near Tongren Lu Featuring: Bloody Caesars, beers from our canoe bar, wine, and delicious food from our vendors

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    Photos: Luncheon with The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade

    On July 8th, 2016, The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and co-host Saimen had the pleasure of hosting The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, for a business luncheon. During the luncheon, The Honourable Chrystia Freeland gave an insightful and positive speech about the future of Canadian-Chinese economic relations. She commented on how these relations are a priority of both herself and Prime Minister Trudeau, and her personal feelings on Chinese business culture, which she praised for being inclusive to women.

    Also speaking that day were The Ambassador of Canada to The People’s Republic of China Guy Saint-Jacques, Vice Chairman of CanCham Olivier Breault, General Manager at Shanghai Saimen Carl Breau, and Teck Executive Director and General Manager Ralph Lutes.

    We would like to thank the Canadian business community in Shanghai for their support, as well as the Chinese business leaders in attendance, and our luncheon partners and collaborators.

    7月8日,加中商会和上海赛门商务咨询有限公司共同举办了加拿大联邦国际贸易部长克里斯蒂娅•弗里兰阁下的欢迎午宴。席间,弗里兰部长就加中经贸关系的未来发展发表了意义深远的讲话,并表示,联邦政府将在未来促进两国之间经贸方面的合作与沟通,这也是加拿大总理特鲁多和她本人的首要任务之一。弗里兰部长还表示,她十分看好中国的商业文化,尤其对女性在商业中的参与度大为赞赏。

    除克里斯蒂娅•弗里兰部长以外,当日致辞的还有加拿大驻中国领事馆大使Guy Saint-Jacques,加中商会董事会副主席Olivier Brault,上海赛门商务咨询有限公司总经理Carl Breau和泰克咨询有限公司董事总经理Ralph Lutes。

    借此机会,我们衷心感谢在华加拿大社区和商业团体给予的大力支持、中方企业代表的出席,以及午宴合作方的协助!

    China, Shanghai, 2016. PHOTO © Patrick Alleyn. China, Shanghai, 2016. PHOTO © Patrick Alleyn. China, Shanghai, 2016. PHOTO © Patrick Alleyn. China, Shanghai, 2016. PHOTO © Patrick Alleyn.

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

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

     

    Beijing – EDC Regional Manager, LE-09 (Anticipatory)

    Competition Number: 2016-LES-TRADE-030
    Position Title: Beijing –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 insurance contributions; 13th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary)

    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 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 EDC’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.  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:

    ·        Master’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:

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

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

    Experience:

    ·        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

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

    ·        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:

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

    ·        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:

    ·        Demonstrated ability to identify and deliver on new business opportunities

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

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

    ·        Ability to work autonomously with strong initiative under general guidance of the EDC Chief Representative – Greater China.

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

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

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

    Personal suitability:

    ·        Client Focus  – Uses a long-term perspective

    ·        Effective Interactive Communication –Communicates for maximum results

    ·        Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation –Takes calculated entrepreneurial risks

    ·        Initiative – Implements longer-term strategic solutions

    ·        Judgement – Applies advanced analytical strategies and exemplary judgement to complex issues

    ·        Networking/Alliance Building – Builds a network of contacts

     

    Asset Criteria:

     

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

    Language:

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

    Experience:

    ·        Experience with a broad range of EDC products and a good understanding of EDC’s mandate and business principles

     

    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 forfurther 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 financial services industry, either in selling or underwriting with dates

    ·        Experience in External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) lending with dates

    ·        Experience in dealing with the public andmanaging relations with a diverse client base

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

    ·        Experience with a broad range of EDC products and a good understanding of EDC’s mandate and business principles (asset)

     

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

     

    Please indicate your full name, the competition number and position title in the subject line: “Your full name – Competition Number – Position Title”.

     

    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.)

    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.

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    Luncheon with The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, Hosted by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and Saimen

    On July 8th the Canadian Chamber of Commerce will welcome the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, to a Luncheon. This is an opportunity for members of the Canadian Chamber, and Canadian business community in China, to gain insight from one of Canada’s most important ministries.

     

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    The Honourable Chrystia Freeland

    Minister of International Trade with the Government of Canada

    Chrystia Freeland was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre in a by-election in November 2013, and then as the Member of Parliament for University–Rosedale in October 2015. She was the Critic for International Trade in 2014.

    She was born in Peace River, Alberta, received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University, and continued her studies on a Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University.

    After cutting her journalistic teeth as a Ukraine-based stringer for the Financial Times, The Washington Post, and The Economist, Chrystia went on to wear many hats at the Financial Times, including deputy editor, UK news editor, Moscow bureau chief, Eastern Europe correspondent, editor of its weekend edition, and editor of FT.com.

    Between 1999 and 2001, she served as deputy editor of The Globe and Mail, before becoming a managing editor at the Financial Times. In 2010, Chrystia joined Canadian owned Thomson Reuters as editor-at-large. She most recently worked as Managing Director and Editor of Consumer News. Chrystia was a weekly columnist for The Globe and Mail, writing extensively about the challenges facing the middle class.

    Her books include Sale of a Century: The Inside Story of the Second Russian Revolution (2000) and Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else (2012).

    Chrystia is married and a proud mother of three children.

    Event Details

    Time:

    Friday, July 8th, 2016 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

    Venue:

    Grand Ballrooms I & II, Grand Hyatt

    Jin Mao Tower, 88 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu

    世纪大道88号,

    金茂大厦, 近东泰路

    Shanghai, China

    Price:

    800RMB

    RSVP:

    Click here or email chamber@cancham.asia

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

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

    Beijing – Locally Engaged Information Technology Professional (LE-ITP), LE-07      

    Competition Number: 2016-LES-MCS-028
    Position Title: Beijing – Locally Engaged Information Technology Professional (LE-ITP), LE-07      
    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 (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; 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:

    • 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 (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 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

    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)

    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 “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

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

    Please indicate your full name, the competition number and position title in the subject line: “Your full name – Competition Number – Position Title”.

    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.

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    Trudeau: Canada cheers China

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau applauded his country’s long and constructive relationship with China at The Economist’s 2016 Canada Summit on Wednesday in Toronto.

    “We have both looked at the economic opportunities through the decades. Canada wants China to succeed on the world stage,” said Trudeau, whose late father Pierre first established diplomatic relations with Beijing 46 years ago when he was prime minister.

    Justin Trudeau said China was to be congratulated for contributing hundreds of millions of people to the global middle class. “This is a significant achievement,” he said.

    The prime minister made the comments during an interview by Brooke Unger, Americas editor for The Economist.

    China is Canada’s second-largest trading partner, behind only the US, as two-way merchandise shipments totaled C$78 billion two years ago.

    About 1.5 million of Canada’s 35 million people are of Chinese descent, with Mandarin the third most-spoken language after English and French.

    The Liberal government succeeded the Conservative government of Stephen Harper and has sought to improve relations with Beijing.

    China remembers Pierre Trudeau’s outreach, according to President Xi Jinping, whom the new PM met at the G20 in Turkey last November. Xi called the elder Trudeau a man of extraordinary political vision.

    News source: http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2016-06/09/content_25662024.htm