INFORMATION OFFICER - FLUENT IN ENGLISH AND MANDARIN CHINESE

Recruiter
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (GB)
Salary
£20,000 per annum
Posted
20 Dec 2016
Closes
20 Jan 2017
Fluent Language
Asian Languages, Mandarin

INFORMATION OFFICER

MUST BE FLUENT IN ENGLISH AND MANDARIN CHINESE

Organisation:           UK NARIC

Location:                  Cheltenham

Hours of Work:        8.30am – 17.00pm or 9.00am – 17.30pm

Starting Salary:       £20k, plus benefits

UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills.  Do you have what it takes to build a career in a challenging and busy international environment, constantly learning, being flexible and adaptable, applying your skills and expertise to research, business development, administration, training and project work?  Then we would like to hear from you.

You must be educated to degree level and have fluent verbal and written language skills in English and Mandarin Chinese ideally with another Asian Language

And

  • Experience as a teacher or trainer
  • Experience of field work
  • Experience of overseas working

You must be able to:

  • travel and work overseas for up to three months of the year

Job Role

We are expanding and building a team of people who can be flexible and adaptable and who are capable of:

  • Field Work, able to build up and maintain a network of overseas contacts through which business can develop
  • Education research work
  • Administration
  • Assisting with the international qualifications recognition process;
  • Assisting with the developing and delivery of training
  • Developing knowledge of overseas education and the UK education system;

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Please Note: Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK on a permanent basis.

Essential Qualifications

A Bachelor’s, Postgraduate, or  Master’s degree from a UK University

Essential Skills/Attributes

Fluent verbal and written language skills in English minimum level acceptable IELTS 6.5

Fluent verbal and written language skills in Mandarin Chinese

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Good attention to detail and the ability to time manage and organise work efficiently to meet set targets

Motivated, positive, enthusiastic, flexible, adaptable, thrives on change, and enjoys continuously learning

Excellent team working skills

Qualifications

Other professional qualifications

 

Desirable Skills and Attributes

Other Asian language competence

A thorough understanding of UK and international education systems

Experience of project working

Presentation skills

Training development and delivery skills

Business development skills

IT Literacy in Microsoft PowerPoint and CRM

Experience of working overseas

Experience

IT literate, particularly with regard to Word, Excel and data input to information databases

Experience of working successfully to deadlines and high quality standards

Applications should be submitted in the Europass CV format detailing full employment and education history, with a covering letter and details of two referees. 

Closing Date: 3rd January 2017

Interview Date:  12th January 2017

Interview Venue: UK NARIC, ECCTIS LTD, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2ED

Please note we do not conduct interviews and selection testing remotely.