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Job Title:
Program Assistant, Immigration Section

Approx. 96,859 RMB (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; Employer share of social insurance contributions and 13th month bonus are paid by the employer on top of the gross salary; compensation is non-negotiable)

Vacancy type:




Closing date for applications:
25-06-2017 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under general supervision, provides program and processing support to the fully computerized Immigration Section and assists in case processing of applications assigned to officers; provides clerical services; and participates in a system of rotation to perform other duties.

Essential qualifications:

• Successful completion of High School.


• Proficiency in English (reading, writing and speaking)


• Demonstrated experience working on a PC in a network environment, including experience using mail, word processing and spreadsheet applications
• Experience working in a general office environment
• Experience in dealing with the general public


• Ability to analyze information
• Ability to perform well in a demanding office environment

Personal suitability:

• Adaptability and Flexibility – Willingly alters normal course of action
• Client Focus– Responds appropriately
• Commitment to Public Confidence – Considers impact of actions on public trust
• Effective Interactive Communication – Checks understanding and clarity
• Focus on Quality and Details – Check own work
• Teamwork and Cooperation – Expresses positive attitudes and expectations of team or team members

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


• University degree/College diploma is desirable


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


• Experience working in an international environment (Previous employment in Canada or in another country; experience working for a multi-national company or international organization in China)
• Experience working with Global Case Management System (GCMS) in a Canadian visa office


• Knowledge of Canadian immigration policy and procedures

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as required;
• Able to travel domestically and internationally as required

Condition(s) 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.

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.

Important Notes:
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.

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

For more information about this position please open the following document:

Sorry, this vacancy is closed.

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