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Job Title:
Property Maintenance Team Managers (Electro-Mechanical Team and Infrastructure Maintenance Team) (2 positions)

Starting Annual Gross Salary: RMB 204,832 (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:
16-09-2019 at 23:59 UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
There are 2 vacant manager positions to: one in the Electro-Mechanical Team and one in the Infrastructure Maintenance Team.

Under the direction of the Building Systems and Operations superintendent, the incumbent manages:

Embassy electro-mechanics: plans, organises and implements a program for preventive maintenance, maintains air conditioning and air handling units of the Embassy, recommends, plans and implements upgrades, replacement or retrofit, prepares the annual budget input for operations and maintenance requirements and monitor the budget and performs supervisory and administrative duties.


Embassy tradesmen: upkeep and repair of the embassy offices buildings for all works related to field of expertise, plans, organises and implements a program for preventive maintenance, replacement or retrofit, prepares the annual budget input for operations and maintenance requirements and monitor the budget and performs supervisory and administrative duties.

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 2 year in the past 5 years) in every of the following areas:
o Experience in supervising staff
o Experience in project management, preferably in the maintenance field
o Experience in dealing with customer/client service

• Knowledge materials, methods, tools and equipment employed in providing trades / electro-mechanic type service and relevant maintenance to buildings and equipment
• Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions involved in general utility and maintenance work

• Ability to direct, plan, organize, and control a work force of specialized technicians
• Ability to plan, organise and implement a program for preventive maintenance
• Ability to estimate time, cost, materials and scheduling requirements as necessary for completion of projects
• Ability to perform both office work and on-site supervision
• Ability to use Microsoft Office programs in the work environment, including Outlook, Word and Excel

Personal suitability:
• Action Management – Monitors adherence to standards of performance
• Client Focus – Acts to improve client service
• Effectiveness / Achievement Orientation – Implements Innovative Solutions
• Effective Interactive Communication – Adapts language to the audience
• Focus on Quality and Details – Monitor data or projects
• Judgment – Applies sound judgment in difficult situations

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

• Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Industrial Material Inventory System (WHIMIS)

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:
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 either English or French.
Please send your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter to Please indicate your full name, the competition number and position title in the subject line: “Your name – Competition Number - Position Title”.
Your Application Letter should indicate why you meet the mandatory requirements as listed under: Area of Selection; Education; Language and Experience.
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.)
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