Administrative Officer (CHI-NT-1819-3)
East Asia
Country / Territory
Teaching Centres
Job Category
Administration, PA & Secretarial
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Contract: 1 year fixed term contract | Salary: PB4, From RMB 5,400 per month | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 9 December 2018 (23.59 UK time)

Administrative Officer (CHI-NT-1819-3)


We are looking for an Administrative Officer to join our Nanjing centre to provide reception services and a good administrative support to our customer management team. As an Administrative Officer, your main responsibility is to ensure that all administrative responsibilities are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner. 


To be considered a successful candidate, you must have at least 1 year of Administrative experience in a customer service industry. You must also possess a Diploma in any discipline and have excellent written and oral communication skills in English (equivalent to IELTS level 6.0) and Chinese.


For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours 


In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles.


If you prefer to use the British Council application form to apply, kindly download the respective form here:

External candidates - External Application form

Internal candidates - Internal Application form


If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 9 December 2018 (23:59 UK Time).


About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.


China Operations

The British Council has had a presence in China since 1943, and since 1979 we have been operating as the Cultural and Education Section of the British Embassy in Beijing and the Cultural and Education Section of the Consulate-Generals in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, and Wuhan. In 2017 we opened our first English centre in Mainland China, based in Nanjing.

In order to deliver more widespread and better quality English language teaching, the British Council China has been seeking opportunities to establish face-to-face English teaching in mainland China, and since 2016 we have been allowed to establish training centres (for adults and young learners) through a WFOE (Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise) in districts across Nanjing, Jiangsu Province.


Nanjing is the provincial capital of Jiangsu. The first English teaching center in mainland China is going to be located in the Xinjiekou area which is the central business district of Nanjing. It is going to be a seven-classroom operation and specialises in myClass for adult learners, with the possibility of other courses such as IELTS preparation at a later date.


Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Recruitment team ( based in Singapore.


Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, and that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager.

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.


 All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.


The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in Article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.