Visa and Corporate Services Officer Job Vacancy at British Embassy, Wuhan China

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Visa Officer Job

The British Embassy is inviting application for the Job Vacancy of ‘Visa and Corporate Officer‘ from eligible candidates who have a work permit of China. The Visa Officer will work with other embassy staff in Wuhan, China. Interested candidates can check the full details of Job post here.



Job Post: Visa and Corporate Services Officer

Salary: CNY10,197

Location: Wuhan, China

Organization: British Embassy, Wuhan

Last date to Apply: 6th October 2020

28th October 2020

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Job Summary

The British Consulate-General Wuhan is looking to appoint a temporary Visa & Corporate Services Officer to cover maternity leave.  This is a key role requiring the holder to support Official Visa procedures, manage the consulate’s finances and act as a media officer.  The jobholder will work with all the internal consulate teams on a day-to-day basis, contacting colleagues in the China Network, UK and our hub in Manila, reporting to the Corporate Services Manager.



Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Official Visas (50%)
    • Take in applications from FAO and enter onto UKVI system. Take biometric information.  Despatch applications to Beijing.  Act as contact point between UKVI and FAO.
    • Provide flexible cross-team support when operationally required.
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    Corporate Services (25%)

    • Manage financial processes. Act as a Prism Requisitioner for procurement of goods and services. Follow the FCDO’s Purchase-to-Pay process and policy guidelines, in order to maintain high quality purchasing system. Administer official mobile phones bills, telephone and broadband lines.
    • Ensure timely customs clearance and logistical arrangements of diplomatic consignments and personal effects.
    • Responsible for official transport and line management of consulate driver.
    • Organise learning and development activities at post to help staff acquire skills and knowledge to further their objectives.

    Communications (25%) 

    • Support the Head of Communications to promote relevant Consulate campaign activities in Hubei and Henan provinces.
    • Responsible for Consulate’s internal communications, i.e. internal newsletters, monthly communications reports etc.
    • Assist with digital media activities, i.e. flyer/backdrops design, photo shooting, video editing, etc
    • Assist with preparing evaluation of the communications impact of Consulate activities and projects.
    • Collect/Summarise Hubei and Henan media weekly reports which highlight trade/investment, economics, climate change trends and opportunities in the two provinces.

    To assist in other activities in the Consulate as required.

  • Supporting the Entry Clearance Officer (ECO), by acting as visa custodian
  • Supporting the ECO by referring visa applications to relevant departments in the UK.
  • Where appropriate, provide cover for the ECO in the absence of another UK based member of staff.
  • Drafting correspondence and reports as and when required.
  • To deal with routine enquires from the commercial partner and other stakeholders.
  • Enrol biometrics for High Value applicants invited to submit applications at the embassy.



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Experience:

    • At least one year working experiences in admin, media, marketing or relevant communications areas.
    • Excellent writing skills in Chinese
    • Fluent in English writing and speaking
    • Good at photo/video shooting and editing
    • Excellent project management experiences and skills

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