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Foreign Government Rep – Project Manager (China)

Based in Beijing, China

Background

Intralink is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic senior candidate for a client-facing, business development/ sales/strategy consultancy role.

The role offers the successful candidate an unparalleled opportunity to work with European, Middle Eastern and North American governments in the Chinese market. Key responsibilities include foreign direct investment attraction & promotion, government & business delegation visit coordination, sales, market entry strategy development, account management and interpretation.

 

Foreign Government Rep – Project Manager (China)

The Job

This position is the ideal opportunity for someone interested in working with (1) foreign governments’ economic development offices in the areas of trade and investment, and (2) Chinese hi-tech companies expanding globally.

As a Beijing-based role, this position is ideal for a Chinese national who has lived, studied and worked in an English-speaking country at university level, but has returned to China and gained substantial government service experience in-country. We also welcome applications from foreign candidates who are currently residing in China and are fluent in spoken & written Chinese.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting 'hands-on' business development and government work on behalf of foreign governments in China
  • Identifying, contacting, meeting, and communication client’s value proposition to Chinese target investors, partners and customers
  • Managing the whole sales process from initial lead generation to negotiation, closing deals, and account management
  • Managing marketing activities on behalf of government clients in China, including webinars, trade show representation and networking events
  • Arranging and supporting visits from government and business delegations in China 
  • Interpreting and acting as a liaison between foreign governments and prospective Chinese investors
  • Reporting to clients via regular meeting notes and reports in English
  • Other related business development and administrative tasks

Experience

  • Fluent spoken and written Chinese & English – an absolute must!
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in government/EDO, investment promotion or trade
  • Substantial work experience in (or closely with) China
  • Thorough understanding of the Chinese business environment and an interest in China
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills
  • Candidates with the following experience will be given preference:
    • Experience in foreign government representation/EDO/government services in China
    • Experience working in technology, including but not limited to medtech, fintech, biotech
    • Experience in investment promotion
    • A degree in government, science, engineering or business 

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