Resources Officer, Guangzhou (CHI-1776)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Guangzhou
Department
Business Support Services
Job Category
Administration, PA & Secretarial
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2 years fixed-term contract | Location: Guangzhou | Salary: Pay band 5 (from CNY 9,000 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 12 February 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

 

The China Resources Team is part of the wider Business Support Team which also includes Finance, IT, and Human Resources.

 

We have a richly diverse staff, the majority of whom are Chinese nationals.  We also have a growing number of overseas staff.  These include senior managers in the diplomatic entity – UK nationals with diplomatic status, and other colleagues of both British and other nationalities, including several hundred examiners.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

 

You will responsible for general office administration. The role include travel bookings of flights, cars, train tickets and accommodations, providing logistics and administrative support to overseas British Council Staff throughout their stay in China and support in fixed asset, inventory management, finance related tasks.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

 

You will provide professional business support services to internal and external customers in compliance with agreed standards. You will also be able to provide logistic support for meetings, training sessions, events and recruitment, as well as support continuous improvement of processes and procedures.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

To be a successful candidate, you should have IELTS 6.5, English C1 (Aptis) or equivalent and Chinese language level C1 or C2. You will need a Bachler Degree and at least 1.5 year’s work experience in an office administration role.

 

NEXT STEPS

 

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

 

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.

 

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, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior 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.

 

KINDLY TAKE NOTE

While various measures have been put in place by the government to help curb pollution in China, there are still potential health issues associated with the poorer air quality. The British Council does its utmost to provide a working environment that minimises employees’ exposure to pollutants, however, anyone wishing to work in the cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou or Chongqing should be aware of the situation.