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98,611 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:
22-03-2019 at 23:59 UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the supervision of the Events & Logistics Officer, operates the central telephone switchboard serving all Embassy programs; provides general information to all visitors and answers general enquiries about Canada; receives visitors at the reception window, assists in registering Consular clients and pre-screening applications; maintains the mission subscription list; and performs other duties as required.

Essential qualifications:

• University degree, OR an acceptable equivalent through the combination of education and work experience


• Proficiency in English (reading, wiring, listening and speaking)
• Proficiency in Mandarin (reading, wiring, listening and speaking)


• Experience in dealing with the public and customer/client service
• Experience performing general administrative duties


• Ability to work on a PC in a network environment, including email, word processing and spreadsheet applications

Personal suitability:

• Adaptability and Flexibility – Willingly alters normal course of action
• Client Focus – Responds appropriately
• Effective Interactive Communication – Checks understanding and clarity
• Focus on Quality and Details – Checks own work
• Self-Control – Responds calmly
• Teamwork and Cooperation – Expresses positive attitudes and expectations of team or team members

Asset Qualifications:
• Proficiency in French (reading, wiring, listening and speaking)
• Previous experience as a receptionist or administrative assistant in an office environment

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. 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 their own expense.

Important Notes:
Please be advised that applications through email will NOT be considered, you must apply using the online application.
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: the Area of Selection; Education; Language and Experience.
Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Please ensure that you provide appropriate contact information so that you can be easily reached (e-mail, phone, mobile, etc.)
You should receive a confirmation message from the system should you successfully submitted your application. If you don’t receive the receipt, please contact us at
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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