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Job Title:
Guangzhou – Program Support, Migration Section

Starting Monthly Salary: 7,503.08 RMB (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; Employer share of social insurance contributions and 13th month bonus is paid by the employer on top of the gross salary; compensation is non-negotiable)

Vacancy type:




Closing date for applications:
22-01-2019 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under general supervision, provides multi-task support services to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC’s) programs and operations. Exercises initiative in seeking out information to complete files or tasks. Requires a general knowledge of established guidelines.

Essential qualifications:
Mandatory Requirements:

• University or College degree or diploma

• Proficiency in English (reading, writing and speaking)

• Experience in client service and/or dealing with the general public
• Experience working in a general office environment
• Experience working on a PC in a network environment, including experience using mail, word processing and spreadsheet applications
*Experience is defined as having the equivalent to at least three (3) months full time work over a two (2) year period

• Ability to analyze information
• Ability to prioritize
• Type quickly and accurately

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 and security
• Effective Interactive Communication – Checks for understanding and clarity
• Focus on Quality and Details – Reviews own work
• Teamwork and Cooperation – Expresses positive attitudes and expectations within the team and towards team members

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

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

• Experience working and/or studying in an international environment (Previous employment in Canada or in another country (outside mainland China); 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

Organizational Needs:
Conditions of Employment:
• Ability to obtain and maintain a valid working authorization in China. Per Chinese regulations, the Embassy / Consulates can only facilitate working visas for Canadian citizens.
• Ability to obtain and maintain a valid “Reliability Status” security clearance.

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

Operational Requirements:

Condition(s) of Employment:

Area of selection:
This position is open to external applicants residing in China and employees occupying an indeterminate or term position in China Missions who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date. Short-listed candidates should be able to participate in tests and/or interviews in Guangzhou at their own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Guangzhou at their own expense. ** This competition is Anticipatory Staffing to create an eligibility list to staff similar openings of indeterminate and term duration which may arise at the Embassy. **

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 indicate why you meet the mandatory requirements as listed under: Area of Selection; Education; Language; and Experience.
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, mobile number, etc.)

If you have any questions, please email

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of race, colour, 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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