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05-May-2017, Ad#: 17721, Views: 3454
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Director Government Affairs (Fulltime)
German Industry & Commerce Shanghai
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Company introduction
The Delegations of German Industry and Commerce in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taiwan represent the Association of German Chambers of Industry (DIHK) and Commerce in Greater China and are part of the global network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK). On behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany, they represent the overall economic interests of Germany.
The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce Shanghai – works closely together with the German Chamber of Commerce in China Shanghai (GCC) and the German Industry & Commerce Shanghai (GIC) – together, they are the overall platform for Sino-German trade and industry promotion in the Greater Shanghai region and provide support to German enterprises and their local partners.

Job description
  • Develop and cultivate an extensive network in Shanghai and its surrounding provinces with Chinese government institutions and other stakeholders, think-tanks, business associations, non-governmental organizations, research institutions as well as local and international press.
  • Compile regular analysis, strategy papers and talking points. Proactively provide input for any necessary reporting obligations to stakeholders in Germany such as DIHK, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the IHK Network and others.
  • Proactively monitor relevant legislation and Sino-German/European investment and trade developments in China and in particular in Shanghai and the surrounding provinces
  • Proactively develop a schedule for key governmental meetings/ events
  • Serve as a facilitator between German companies and the Chinese government
  • Work closely with the GCC
  • Represent the organization at industry forums and events

Local Chinese

  • Native Chinese speaker, excellent command of English (both verbal and written), German is a plus
  • Bachelor or Master degree (Economics, Law, International Relations, Politics, Journalism or related fields), with at least 5 years of related experience
  • Ideally with government affairs background, additional work experience in media and communications
  • Excellent communication skills, proven leadership ability, diplomatic sensitivity, a solid network and a strong understanding of the political, legal and economic and societal structures of both, China and Germany/EU.
  • Outstanding research, translation, and proofreading skills to ensure outputs are of exceptional quality
  • MS Office proficiency (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel etc.)
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment with strict deadlines
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ability to work independently and on weekends, as necessary
  • Position requires some travel within in China and occasional overseas travel

German Industry & Commerce Shanghai
Please send your cover letter and complete resume in German/English with salary requirements and earliest availability to the following Email address: personnel@sh.china.ahk.de

Website: http://www.china.ahk.de

Please mention "Workster.com Ad#17721" in your cover letter when applying for this position. 

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