New Zealand Embassy Beijing, China
PUBLIC AFFAIRS ADVISOR - NEW ZEALAND EMBASSY, BEIJING
Use your excellent communications skills and understanding of China to make a difference for New Zealand.
The New Zealand Embassy in Beijing is looking for a qualified and experienced Public Affairs Advisor to work for the Embassy’s public affairs office.
This role provides specialist communications expertise for the New Zealand Embassy in Beijing, and the network of New Zealand posts in China.
In this role you will:
- Report to the Public Affairs Manager at the New Zealand Embassy
- Monitor media, identify trends and escalate issues as required
- Implement communications plans and operate in line with the communications strategies of the Embassy
- Provide high quality, expert results-oriented communications support to the Embassy
- Liaison point for public relations aspects of Ambassador’s and Embassy’s engagements
- Write and translate content for the Web and social media channels to communicate key initiatives.
- Support and develop content for the Embassy’s social media presence
- Support Public Affairs Manager in organising media outreach
You will have:
- A Communications based or other relevant tertiary qualification.
- High level of translations skills between English and Chinese
- Ability to write with flair in Chinese
- Excellent organisational skills, and experience in database management
- Knowledge of social media platforms and practices, including the social media environment in China and familiarity with relevant software that are commonly used for producing content for social media channels
- Knowledge and experience in monitoring and analysing media reports including social media
- A good understanding of the operating environment for New Zealand’s representation in China
Please complete your application in English. Applications should include a CV and a covering letter.
If the successful applicant is not currently living in Beijing they will be required to cover their own relocation costs. All accommodation, medical, taxation and other costs associated with living in China will be a personal responsibility of the successful applicant.
Please submit by email to:
PUBLIC AFFAIRS ADVISOR VACANCY
New Zealand Embassy, Beijing
3 Sanlitun Dongsanjie
Applications close 4 September. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
IMMIGRATION MANAGER - IMMIGRATION NEW ZEALAND, BEIJING
All roads lead to China!
Live & work in Beijing
The Visa Services division of Immigration New Zealand (INZ), part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) currently has a vacancy based in Beijing for an Immigration Manager.
Visa Services ensures that New Zealand has the right mix of skilled workers as part of achieving the MBIE goal of helping lift productivity. With over 1,000 people, we identify the country’s labour force and skill needs, manage the immigration process and provide support and policy advice for the government’s employment, skills and immigration initiatives.
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) Beijing Area Office is a large temporary entry only processing office. You will be joining a hardworking, dedicated team of professionals that serve customers from a number of provinces across mainland China.
We invite applications from exceptional people who can provide strong leadership to a team of dedicated Immigration Officers. You will form part of a dynamic and experienced management team consisting of four other Immigration Managers, an Immigration Manager – Risk and an Area Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your strong service leadership skills in a complex and changing environment, managing a team of highly skilled officers to deliver on quality outcomes for New Zealand.
To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated experience in:
- Leading and energising a team
- Achieving outstanding service delivery results
- Exercising sound judgement and solving complex problems in a fast-paced environment
- Effectively prioritising a dynamic workload
- Leading and managing change
- Collaboration and building effective relationships
- Developing and implementing quality management processes
- Providing input to the strategic direction of the office
- Adapting to new cultural environments with sensitivity while maintaining business objectives.
We want an Immigration Manager who wants to be the best, to lead and motivate a diverse range of people and deliver the best outcomes. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills and a “can do” attitude.
Previous management experience is essential and work in an offshore location is considered a bonus.
The successful candidate will be hired as a locally engaged staff member. You must be eligible to obtain a valid Chinese work visa; this means either being a New Zealand or Chinese citizen. The remuneration is paid in local currency and within the 2014/15 salary bands applicable to Beijing Area Office at Band 4 for which the range is RMB 267,131 – 400,697 per annum. There will be no assistance with relocation costs and additional living expenses.
Applications close 5pm, Monday 31 August 2015.
IMMIGRATION OFFICERS – IMMIGRATION NEW ZEALAND BEIJING AREA OFFICE
Fixed term positions until 30th June 2016
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) ensures that New Zealand has the right mix of skilled workers as part of achieving the MBIE goal of helping lift productivity. With over 1,000 staff, we identify the country’s labour force and skill needs, manage the immigration process and provide support and policy advice for the government’s employment, skills and immigration initiatives.
INZ Beijing Area Office invites applications from candidates who operate with integrity in all transactions and have a broad educational background with some tertiary study.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- the ability to manage fluctuating workloads and work to tight deadlines
- excellent oral and written communication skills in Mandarin and English
- experience in excellent customer service and working within a team
- ability to interpret legislation, procedural and immigration instruction guidelines, and frame clear assessments and conclusions
- experience in working with all people of differing cultural backgrounds, gender and abilities
- knowledge of the principles of fairness and natural justice
- experience in assessing and analysing documentary evidence, including exercising sound judgement
All applicants must have the ability to obtain a visa to work in China (you must be a Chinese citizen or New Zealand citizen). The remuneration range is RMB 120,673 to 181,009 per annum. Any relocation or accommodation costs will be at the successful applicant’s expense.
Applications close at 5:00 pm Beijing time, Friday, 11th September 2015.
To apply, please complete the online application form:
and submit along with your CV and cover letter (250 words maximum) describing how your skills and experience relate to the key capabilities of the position.