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Job Ref:
1854

Job Title:
Senior Investment Officer

Salary:
RMB 298,833 (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:
Indeterminate

Level:
Officer

Classification:
LE-09

Location:
Chongqing

Closing date for applications:
06-08-2017 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Working in the international business development team of the Consulate General of Canada in Chongqing, in southwest China, under the general direction of the Senior Trade Commissioner, the incumbent is an investment officer acting as the focal point responsible for liaising with foreign companies based in the territory to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Canada. The incumbent is responsible for the facilitation of large scale Greenfield and expansion investments in Canada.

Essential qualifications:
Education:
• Bachelor’s or equivalent degree from a recognized university in a field related to the position, including but not limited to: commerce, finance, and economics

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

Experience:
• A minimum of 5 years of recent and direct experience in business development or foreign direct investment attraction;
• Experience in managing client and stakeholder relationships and in providing client service support to customers/clients;
• Experience in project management;
• Experience in providing strategic advice, briefings, and written reports to management and/or clients on international business issues; and
• Experience in using social media tools for promotion and/or to generate new business opportunities.

Knowledge:
• Knowledge of the role of governments in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI);
• Knowledge of the factors that influence investment, expansion and relocation decisions, and of Canada’s value proposition for investors; and
• Knowledge of trends and recent developments in the Canadian and Chinese economy.

Abilities/skills:
• Communicate effectively in English and Chinese, both orally and in writing;
• Secure, prepare for, conduct, and provide follow-up to an investment outcall;
• Build and sustain a network of contacts;
• Analyze information and provide strategic advice;
• Manage multiple priorities with tight deadlines;
• Use social media tools for promotion and/or to generate new business opportunities;
• Use of technology tools and data bases.

Personal suitability:
• Effective Interpersonal Skill – Accurate assessment
• Judgement – Applies advanced analytical strategies and exemplary judgement to complex issues
• Initiative – Implements longer-term strategic solutions
• Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation – Takes calculated entrepreneurial risks
• Teamwork and Cooperation - Works to build team commitment and spirit
• Client Focus – Uses a long-term perspective

Asset Qualifications:
Education:
• A graduate degree from a recognized university

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

Organizational Needs:
N/A

Operational Requirements:
• Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice as required
• Ability 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:
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 on the following aspects:
• Area of Selection
• Education
• Language

Your Application Letter should also discuss your qualifications on:
• A minimum of 5 years of recent and direct experience in business development or foreign direct investment attraction;
• Experience in managing client and stakeholder relationships and in providing client service support to customers/clients;
• Experience in project management;
• Experience in providing strategic advice, briefings, and written reports to management and/or clients on international business issues; and
• Experience in using social media tools for promotion and/or to generate new business opportunities.

Please be advised that incomplete applications will not be considered.
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.)

Short-listed candidates should be able to participate in tests and/or interviews in Chongqing at own expense. The successful candidate will be required to relocate to Chongqing at own expense.

If you have any questions, please send email to china-recruitment@international.gc.ca.



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