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    Entrepreneur from Canada finds home from home in Shenzhen

    “In the first week we got here, we completely changed our design,” said Asif Khan, from Canada, who is now starting his own business in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. Click here to read the rest of the article.

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    Dear Canadian retailers: China wants your products

    “There is a huge shift happening today among Chinese consumers, and Canadian companies and brands are missing out. That may sound like bad news. In fact, it’s not: It’s a massive opportunity.” Click here to read the rest of the article.

  • Project Manager Major account at Saimen Shanghai

    saimen logo  Saimen is a Canadian-owned company based in Shanghai, active in inbound/outbound Trade, Supply Chain and Investment projects. Starting from our strong team, platform and brand, we reduce risk, open doors and build strong relationships based on transparency and trust. Our ultimate objective is to be contributing to the well-being of communities in China and around the world by delivering tangible value on every project.

    Saimen is the leading full-service platform to enter the Chinese market. We specialize in education, entertainment, technology and investment. We offer a broad range of services to companies manufacturing products in China. Rather you are looking to save on costs, improve efficiency, increase quality or manage other issues in their supply chain, our specialists can assist you every step of the way to make your project a success. We focus on integrity, quality, and trust relations with our local partners to insure high level of collaboration between you and your supply chain.

    Saimen can help you in every step of your successful China market entry, including business plan, marketing, finding the right partner or customers and providing access to an office and warehouse, growing your business in Asia. Saimen handle all Chinese matters while you can focus your core business back home.

    All Saimen employees signed a Declaration of Integrity and business conduct.

     

    Saimen Shanghai is looking for a Project Manager. Under the authority of the Managing Director, he, or she, will be supporting the Market Entry Team in various projects. He will be assigned to one of our major customer account, a multinational from Canada in entertainment. He will coordinate the work between our client, Saimen and other local partners to support human resources requirements in China.

    More specifically, the employee will oversee the work permit filings, collecting the documents, ensuring compliance, advising on visa processing, insurances, and other human resources services for employee of our client in China (artists, technicians, administrators, dependents, etc.). The project manager will be supported by a locally recruited assistant project manager and will work as a team on the project to ensure smooth communications between the various partners.

    The project manager will have the opportunity to participate in several offsite activities and meetings. Some local trips in China and conference calls at nights are to be expected. The working environment will be in French, English and Chinese. English, spoken and written, is a prerequisite. Mandarin and French are assets for the position, but are not mandatory.

    The ideal profile sought would be someone with higher education level in commerce, administration, human resources, or any other subject related to international trade, or with China. Working experience in an international or Chinese human resources and/or visa services firm would be optimal. The sense of analysis, a critical mind, structured and strategic working methods, are amongst the characteristics we are looking for. We are a dynamic and multicultural team that does not lack audacity. We will privilege a candidate with distinctive interpersonal skills, including a strong sense of networking to forge links with clients and partners.

    The job is full-time and paid according to industry standards. Working conditions are competitive.

     

    Required skills and expertise:

    1. Undergraduate (or higher) university degree in business administration, international trade, human resources, or any related field.

    2. A minimum of 5 years’ experience, in project management, or human resources, would be an advantage.

    3. Good communication skills. A professional level of English is compulsory. French and / or Mandarin (written and spoken) would be an advantage.

    4. Strong sense of responsibility and ability to work with a multicultural team

    5. Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). CRM experience would be an asset.

    6. Ability to work with tight deadlines and partners in different time zones.

    7. Availability to work in the Shanghai Minhang District, and to travel frequently in China.

    To apply, please send your cv to info@saimen.com . Please fill in the title of the email: Offre d’emploi 20170704-01 – Chargé de projet

  • Executive Assistant Position at River Delta Law Firm (江三角 律师事务所)

    River River Delta Law Firm was established in 2004 and specializes in providing comprehensive legal services on employment law and HR management. With a legal team of over 100 individuals and 7 offices in the People’s Republic of China, RDL is the largest employment law firm in the country. Thanks to rich experience accumulated over the years, our employment law services are in the leading position amongst its peers and has been awarded by many renowned rating agencies including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Asia Law Profiles.

     

    Learn More: http://www.jsjlawyer.com/

     

    Your Main task

    • Translate and proofread presentations, reports and other materials in a timely and accurate manner;
    • Assist during the sales process;
    • Support in planning and organizing business events;
    • Obtain information on the various activities of the firm and communicate activities of the department to the firm;
    • Take and distribute meeting minutes to appropriate individuals;
    • Conduct research, assemble and analyze data to prepare reports, presentations and documents;
    • Book tickets and hotels as required;
    • Manage the Vice-Director’s expense report and reimbursement processing.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor degree in a business or marketing related field;
    • Native Chinese speaker and excellent English;
    • Strong sense of organization and professionalism;
    • Good cross-cultural communication skills;
    • Result-oriented and proactive attitude;
    • Work experience in business development, marketing or sales is preferred;
    • Knowledge of PRC law and employment law is an asset.

    If interested, please send your CV and cover letter to HR@Laodongfa.com

  • Events Coordinator – CanCham Shanghai

    The Events Coordinator will be working together with the Chamber Events team on a wide range of events and will also be leading assigned events. Responsibilities of the Event & Sponsorship Coordinator shall be, but not limited to, the following:

    • Initiate and organize social and business events with goal of educating and servicing CanCham Members
    • Coordinate and liaise with suppliers, venues, talents, sponsors and partners
    • Recruit team members and/or volunteers when required
    • Create and control budgets
    • Develop and meet execution timelines
    • Work with Media & Communications Manager for the media and promotion of events
    • Coordinate events onsite and execute according to the Chamber’s standards
    • Generate and recruit sponsorship when required
    • Coordinate RSVP for events, upon request
    • Manage incoming payments and follow-up on invoices

    Other duties include but aren’t limited to:

    • Create communications materials including proposals, presentations and notices
    • Manage incoming payments and follow-up on invoices
    • Help on translation of communications materials when needed
    • Service partners, sponsors and clients
    • Maintain and update events webpage when required
    • Negotiate for venues, services, products and goods
    • Manage interns
    • Identify event initiatives and enhancement

    Send your CV and cover letter to jason@cancham.asia

  • Magna is Hiring

    Magna: WCM Engineer / 世界级制造工程师

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    职位名称:WCM Engineer / 世界级制造工程师
    工作地点:杭州 / Hangzhou

    在麦格纳,您将做什么?
    作为总经理的直接下属,您将组织、推动、协调和指导个部门的精益相关活动,持续稳固精益生产推进成果并实现部门智能化,主导工厂Mafact推进,提供项目实施所需的精益工具和方法支持,推进全员改善,消除浪费,提升产品质量,提高生产效率

    如果您符合以下条件:
    - 工业工程、机械或相关专业本科及以上学历(能力卓越者可适当放宽);
    - 5年以上五百强外资汽车行业公司精益生产项目设计、协调和实施经验,有汽车内外饰行业经验;具有领导精益生产项目推行的实战经验;
    - 英语听说读写能力佳,熟练运用WINDOWS操作系统及办公软件;
    - 系统的工作思路及优秀的领导能力和协调能力;
    - 富有激情、工作热忱,能够适应灵活工作时间(必要情况下需要加班)的团队协作主义者。

    我们邀请您成为麦格纳的一员,并担任如下重要职责:

    在工厂内执行WCM (World Class Manufacturing)各项原则,主导精益生产的持续改进项目:
    Leading and continuing improve plant Mafact to meet the requirement / 主导工厂Mafact推进,达到集团要求水平
    Implement plant cost down project. Support departments to reach the target / 推进公司成本节省项目. 辅导并支持各部门实现成本节约目标
    Set up and manager plant KPI, data collection and action follow up / 建立工厂KPI管理架构并完善相关数据采集体系,以跟进各部门绩效指标的达成。
    Audit and supervise each department, and give the suggestion in lean manufacturing / 审核和监督各部门精益生产的实施情况,并就改善措施给出专业建议和方案
    Responsible to carry out lean manufacturing, establish and mechanism continue improve / 负责精益思想/理念的推广,在组织内部建立持续改进的运营机制, 领导精益生产小组完成各项改善任务
    Implement 5S in plant / 领导并推行5S 项目

    您未来的工作地址将在:

    麦格纳光能汽车饰件系统(杭州)有限公司
    工作地点:杭州市江东开发区前进工业园绿荫路222号

    简历投递邮箱:andrea.cai@magna.com

  • Shanghai Vancouver Film School Recruiting

    640 Shanghai Vancouver Film School is the only higher education institution in China with a western education model delivered in English by highly acclaimed North American teachers who teach how to create, design, produce and film all types of content with the highest standards and state of the art technology. We have seven programs which are Film Production; Film and Television Writing; 3D Animation and Visual Effects; Sound Design For Visual Media; Makeup Design For Film & TV; Acting For Film & TV; and Game Design. 上海温哥华电影学院是211重点高校上海大学联合加拿大温哥华电影学院成立的二级学院,2014年成立,是上海市政府振兴电影产业的重点建设项目。我们是国内唯一一所北美师资,英语教学为主,以好莱坞电影工业规范为教学内容的国际标准电影学院。学校位于上海市静安区上海大学延长路校区第一教学楼,面积7500平米独栋大楼,城市核心区方便的交通,时尚之都闹中取静的教学环境。开设专业:影视表演、影视编剧、电影制作、3D动画、影视化妆、视觉媒体声音设计和游戏设计7大专业。 Current Openings: – Film Production Instructor – Film Post-production Instructor (editing) – Special Effects Makeup Instructor (prosthetic makeup, casting, sculpting, mold making) – Dance Acting Instructor (part-time) – Voice-over Acting Instructor (part-time) – Voice Acting Instructor (part-time) – Green Screen Acting Instructor (part-time) – Sound Design Instructor (Film, TV, Games) 招聘岗位: - 电影制片管理专业教师 - 电影后期制作教师(剪辑) - 特效化妆教师(翻模,假皮/肢雕刻,制模等) - 舞蹈表演教师(兼职) - 声音表演训练教师(兼职) - 声音塑造与开发教师(兼职) - 绿幕表演教师(兼职) - 视觉媒体声音设计教师(电影、电视、游戏) Please click HERE for detailed job description. 请点击这里查看招聘信息 For more information, please contact sh_luis@vfs.com. 有任何疑问,请联系 sh_luis@vfs.com

  • Career Opportunity: Canpotex – Business Assistant

     

    We are a vital link in the global food chain where our expertise in potash sales and marketing, transportation and logistics delivers food security to millions around the world and inspires growth here at home and abroad.

     

    Canpotex is currently seeking to hire a Business Assistant who will be located in our Shanghai office. In this role, you will work as a receptionist as well as provide administrative support and backup for the Shanghai Marketing Team.

     

    You are a self-starter who thrives in a team environment and has excellent time management skills. Your positive nature, adaptability and excellent interpersonal skills help you complete all responsibilities that come your way. The successful candidate is fluent in English and Mandarin and has the ability to effectively communicate both written and orally in both languages.

     

    As the ideal candidate, you have completed a Business Diploma and have worked in reception and administration for three or more years, preferably within the commodity and/or shipping sectors. In this fast-paced environment, with a variety of tasks and frequent changes, problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail are a must. If you are interested in learning more about the complex and innovative potash industry, we would like to hear from you. The deadline for applications is April 30th, 2017 however, the position may be filled prior to that date. Please visit our website to submit your cover letter and resume. Click HERE to apply now!

     

    We thank all candidates for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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  • Marketing Intern – CanCham Shanghai

    The CanCham Internship program provides Canadian post-secondary students and recent graduates a unique opportunity to grow their professional skills in one of Asia’s fastest growing business hubs. With China being Canada’s second largest trading partner, the Sino-Canadian community in Shanghai is active and rapidly growing. Join our team to gain insight in the area of leadership, project management, communications, marketing, sales, customer service and event management.

     

    The Marketing Intern reports directly to the Media and Communications Manager and is responsible for:

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

       

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A university degree or currently enrolled in university, with a focus on Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Computer Science, Information Systems, Language, or other related discipline
    • 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 WordPress and local/foreign social media platforms preferred (WeChat, LinkedIn, Weibo, etc)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills

     

    Duration minimum of 4 months; full time 9:30-6:00 PM; must be willing to work extra hours when needed to assist events (sometimes during eveningS and weekends).

     

    Send CV to sam@cancham.asia. If available, please also include samples of your design porfolio.

     

  • Events Manager – CanCham Shanghai

    CanCham Shanghai is hiring an Events Manager to lead the event team on a wide range of events and projects. The Events Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Membership and Marketing Departments, and is supported by the Events Coordinator.

    Responsibilities of the Events Manager shall be, but not limited to, the following:

     

    • Create event calendar and budget for the Chamber in consultation with the Executive Director;
    • Initiate and organize social and business events with the goal of educating and servicing CanCham Members;
    • Manage relationships with outside parties, including other Chambers of commerce, government entities, etc, keeping in mind the Members’ best interests;
    • Maintain and develop current committee activities to create value for Members;
    • Develop potential new events and identify ways of enhancing events;
    • Meet yearly budget objectives as well as create and control budgets for specific events;
    • Recruit team members and/or volunteers when required;
    • Coordinate and liaise with suppliers, venues, talents,sponsors and partners;
    • Develop and meet execution timelines;
    • Work with Media & Communications Manager for the media and promotion of events;
    • Coordinate events onsite and execute per the Chamber’s standards;
    • Generate and recruit sponsorship.

       

     

    Other duties include but aren’t limited to:

    • Create communications materials including proposals,presentations and notices;
    • Service partners, sponsors and clients;
    • Negotiate for venues, services, products and goods;
    • Manage interns;

     

    Desired Profile:

    • College or University graduate;
    • 2 years’ relevant experience;
    • Canadian passport holder or native knowledge of Canadian culture;
    • Good understanding of office administration, processes & procedures, and inter-relationships;
    • Excellent problem solving skills and capacity to adapt to various situations;
    • Self-starter and sense of ownership;
    • Interpersonal skills (ex: good telephone manners, works well with team members);
    • Ability to prioritize and manage various tasks in an efficient manner;
    • Flexibility in work hours;
    • Documentation and computer skills;
    • Proficiency in written and verbal English;
    • Proficiency in French and/or Chinese is an asset.

     

    Please submit resumes to hr@cancham.asia