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Job Title:
Custodial Services Specialist

Starting Annual Gross Salary: RMB 111,660 (before tax and employee social insurance contributions; 13th month bonus and employer social insurance contributions are paid on top of the gross salary; salary is non-negotiable)

Vacancy type:




Closing date for applications:
15-05-2019 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the direction of the General services manager the incumbent is responsible to supervise the provision of the embassy cleaning services, supervise the provision of events support services, performs a variety of administrative support functions and support green activities.

Essential qualifications:
• Minimum Bachelor degree from a university, OR an acceptable equivalent through the combination of education and work experience

• Proficiency in English (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
• Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese (reading, writing, listening, speaking)

• Recent experience (minimum 1 year in the past 3 years) in every of the following areas:
o Experience in supervising staff
o Experience in performing quality inspection
o Experience in dealing with customer/client service
o Experience in working in a team environment
o Experience in general administrative duties including budgeting

• General knowledge of property management practices including cleaning and gardening
• General knowledge of greening and sustainability principle for building management
• Knowledge of general office procedure and practices
• Knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Ability to plan and organize work
• Ability to perform both office work and on-site supervision
• Ability to perform translation and interpretation from Chinese to English and vice versa.

Personal suitability:
• Adaptability and Flexibility – Willingly alters normal course of action
• Client Focus - Takes personal responsibility for correcting client problems
• Effectiveness Interactive Communication – Checks understanding and clarity
• Focus on Quality and Details – Monitor Data or Project
• Judgement – Applying sound judgement when analyzing problems or situations
• Teamwork and Cooperation – Expresses positive attitudes and expectations of team or team members

Asset Qualifications:
• Proficiency in French (reading, writing, listening, speaking)

• Experience working in an administrative support or management role in the real estate, building management, construction or general contracting fields;
• Experience in supporting greening and/sustainability initiatives

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 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: Area of Selection; Education; Language and Experience.

Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.

The results of this competition may also be used to create an eligibility list to staff similar openings of either indeterminate or term duration which may arise at the Embassy.

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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