Key Responsibilities • The Director, Business Environment Programmes will be required to lead, develop, and deliver CBBC’s strategic analysis output across a range of business environment issues, including market access, trade policy and intellectual property. • Leading a small dedicated team in monitoring policy development and the business environment in general, identifying what issues mean for UK-China trade relations and translating them into value/revenue generating products and services; • Leading CBBC’s Intellectual Property team, in particular with regard to IP activity under the UK government’s Prosperity Fund China Business Environment programme; • Developing thought leadership on research areas, initiatives and programmes including securing funding; • The Director, Business Environment Programmes will work closely with our teams across the UK and China as well as external partners. Benefits ： CBBC offer competitive packages which include basic gross salary, social insurance (CBBC cover both employee and company contributions), medical insurance, and generous leave entitlement. The gross annual package for this position is RMB 480K with annual pro rata leave entitlement of 22-days for Chinese nationals and 30-days pro rata annual leave entitlement for non-Chinese nationals. The job holder will report to the Executive Director, Public Affairs in London. We regret that only short listed candidates will be notified and that applicants who fail to provide a Cover letter will not be considered. The closing date for applications is 15th November. We encourage early applications. We will be reviewing applications as they come in therefore you may be contacted before the closing date if we wish to take forward your application. Telephone enquiries and personal visits will NOT be accepted. The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) is the leading organisation helping UK companies of all sizes and sectors, whether new entrants or established operations. CBBC has worked with China for over 60 years and our team has extensive experience of doing business there. We offer practical in-market assistance, services, industry initiatives and a membership programme delivering access, market intelligence, seminars, and networking through our network of 13 locations in China and 11 in the UK. CBBC works closely with a range of partners across the UK and China, including the UK Department for International Trade (DIT). For more information about us, please visit our website at www.cbbc.org. CBBC is appointing a Director to lead a small, dedicated team which focuses on the organisation’s Business Environment Programmes. As the UK prepares to leave the EU, China will be a key element in Britain’s global trade strategy; CBBC’s Business Environment Programmes seek to deliver competitive and sustainable outcomes both for our members and the wider British business community. We are seeking an individual with excellent communication, research and analytical skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate logical decision-making whilst managing high-level projects.
• Knowledge of international trade policy and business development issues • Exceptional analytical and writing skills, including bid-writing (native English/equivalent) • Experience of undertaking successful collaborative research. • A good understanding of UK-China trade and investment issues in the global context • A well-developed network of government/political contacts in China • An excellent understanding of principles and practice of performance management • Strong written/spoken Mandarin skills
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