Policy Advisor / Translator (Primary Industries), New Zealand Embassy in Beijing


The role

Do you want an opportunity to use your excellent research and analytical talents, and your excellent communication skills in both English and Mandarin, to enhance New Zealand’s food, beverage and primary industries trade with China? 

The Primary Industries team at the New Zealand Embassy in Beijing is looking for a new fixed-term policy analyst and interpreter.  The successful new team member will:

-    conduct high quality research and provide and insightful policy advice based on that research;
-    engage with engagement with government officials, local contacts and the business sector;
-    provide high-quality translation services for seconded staff.

This is a fixed-term position from 24 July 2017 to 1 May 2018 while a permanent employee is on parental leave.

If this sounds like you, please see the attached full position description [PDF, 216 KB].

The team

For small country, New Zealand is a big exporter of food, beverage and primary products.  China is one of New Zealand’s most important trading partners, with New Zealand’s food, beverage and primary industries trade with China growing spectacularly in the last ten years.

The Primary Industries team at the Embassy helps facilitate market access for New Zealand’s food, beverage and primary produce trade with China, facilitates border clearance of food and beverage imports and monitors in market supply chains, and enhances perceptions of New Zealand as a key partner in China’s agribusiness and food industry development.

Don’t miss your chance to join this dynamic team.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application by email, titled POLICY ADVISOR / TRANSLATOR (PRIMARY INDUSTRIES) to guy.lewis@mfat.govt.nz.

Applications should be in English, and include a CV and a cover letter. 

Additional details

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 Beijing will be the personal responsibility of the successful applicant.

Remuneration is to be mutually agreed, commensurate with the successful applicant’s skills and experience.

Applications close 28 June 2017. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 


Policy Adviser/Interpreter (Trade/Economic), New Zealand Embassy in Beijing

 

This is your chance to use your excellent research and analytical skills to enhance New Zealand’s relationship with China.

The New Zealand Embassy in Beijing is looking for a policy adviser/interpreter to join its trade and economic team. The successful applicant will be expected to conduct research and analysis, prepare reports, briefings and other documentation, provide policy advice on the assigned areas of interest, and assist with the organisation of visits/events and management of stakeholder relations.

The role

For an overview of the position, please see the attached position description [PDF, 211 KB].

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application by email, titled POLICY ADVISER/INTERPRETER VACANCY (Trade/Economic Team) to guy.lewis@mfat.govt.nz.

Applications should be in English, and include a CV and cover 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 Beijing will be the personal responsibility of the successful applicant.

Remuneration is to be mutually agreed, commensurate with the successful applicant’s skills and experience.

Applications close Monday 26 June. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 


Policy Adviser and Development Assistance Coordinator, New Zealand Embassy in Beijing

 

This is your chance to use your excellent research and analytical skills to enhance New Zealand’s relationship with China.

The New Zealand Embassy in Beijing is looking for a policy analyst, ideally with experience working on development assistance projects, to join its political team.  The successful applicant will be expected to provide specialist advice on political issues and assist with the distribution of development assistance funding to projects in China and Mongolia.

The role

For an overview of the position, please see the attached position description [PDF, 199 KB].

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application by email, titled POLICY ADVISER AND DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE COORDINATOR VACANCY to guy.lewis@mfat.govt.nz.

Applications should be in English, and include a CV and cover 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 Beijing will be the personal responsibility of the successful applicant.

Remuneration is to be mutually agreed, commensurate with the successful applicant’s skills and experience.

Applications close Monday 26 June. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

 

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