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

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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    • 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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