Investment Manager, Beijing, China

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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Sales / Business Development
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Overseas
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: LES Position Description - Investment Manager Beijing China - JUN 2019.doc (Word, 362KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michael Baird, Strategic Advisor

Position Details

  • Classification: Locally Engaged Staff (LES)
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
  • Work Location: Victorian Government Trade & Investment office in Beijing, PR China 
  • Employment Type: Full-time, Fixed Term – 2 Years
About the Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Investment Manager to join the Beijing Victorian Government Trade & Investment office to manage the investment function in Beijing and the surrounding region of North East China, which promotes economic development for Victoria, Australia, through the attraction of new investment. 
Reporting to the Commissioner for Victoria to Greater China (based in Shanghai), this position will be responsible for identifying companies and individuals based within Beijing and the surrounding region of North East China with direct investment potential by formulating and executing strategies aimed at generating leads for investment attraction. In consultation with both China and Melbourne-based teams, the successful candidate will build on existing relationships and create new connections with key China-based individuals and executives of organisations that already have significant investments in Victoria or those planning to make investments.
Successful Candidate
The role requires an experienced, fully bilingual (English and Mandarin) investment professional with a strong understanding of Chinese private sector, Government and State-Owned Enterprises structure, culture and decision-making processes. Additionally, the role requires an understanding of the investment attraction process and the ability to formulate a strategic plan designed to generate leads. Relationship management is a key function of this role, including high-level professionalism, representational skills and the ability to work within a team. 
The incumbent will have an extensive background and proven track record in investment promotion and business development, together with a detailed understanding of the global business environment (in particular as it relates to China) and the major issues impacting Victoria's ability to attract international investment. 
The successful candidate for this locally engaged position will be responsible for all arrangements in relation to relocation expenses (if applicable), their accommodation and day-to-day living expenses.
Employment Eligibility
  • Applicants must be a Chinese citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Individuals will be required to present proof of work authorisation before an offer is made.
  • Applicants will be subject to a probationary period
All new appointments to the department will be subject to a National Police Records Check which will comply with the 100-point Proof of Identity Check.
Contact Officer
Further information regarding this vacancy can be obtained from Michael Baird, Strategic Advisor, Greater China via:
  • Email:
  • Phone: +86 21 6279 8681
How to Apply
To be considered applications must contain:
1. A statement addressing each of the numbered key selection criteria outlined in the position description; and
2. A current curriculum vitae listing relevant qualifications and/or registrations, details of employment history and relevant skills.
Applications close at midnight on Sunday 21 July, 2019 (Melbourne, Australia time).
If you experience any difficulty in lodging your application on line, please contact:

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