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Education Manager, Beijing

  • Classification: AOPL C

  • Location: Location: Beijing - Greater China

  • Salary: CNY224,096

The Role

We are the Australian Trade and Investment Commission – or Austrade – and we’re responsible for promoting Australian trade, investment, and education to the world.

We help Australian businesses grow by linking them to global export opportunities; we attract international investment to help Australia reach its economic potential; and we promote Australia’s leading-edge education services to the world to help drive growth within this sector. Our tourism policy and programs also help to build a thriving tourism industry.

With employees working in over 80 offices around the world, we are a globally focused and inclusive employer who invests in our people. See if we are the type of organisation you want to work for by finding out more about us on our webiste.

This position, located in Beijing, closely working with Austrade’s Greater China Education Team and North China networks, plays a key business development role to effectively market and promote Australian education, and training in the Chinese market and raise awareness of Australia as a high-quality education and training provider and destination.

Duties include

  • Work proactively as part of an Austrade team to contribute to the development and delivery of the Business Plan and achievement of team and individual activities and outcomes.

  • Identify industry and regional trends, and effectively communicate education and training opportunities in China for Australian providers by undertaking market based statistical research, assessing and compiling relevant intelligence for the Australian international education sector.

  • Develop and implement innovative marketing strategies (digital and traditional) to promote Australian education in China, which includes transnational education, and Australia as a destination for international students. This involves project-managing relevant initiatives, developing campaigns, and delivering presentations to targeted audience.

  • Provide strategic advice and exercise sound judgement to assist Australian education and training providers with market entry or market expansion in North China. This includes understanding the needs of clients, developing service proposals, and arranging market visit programs independently.

  • Develop and maintain productive business networks – including local government and industry associations, other Australian government agencies, State government representation in-market, Australian industry allies as well as professional service providers, etc.

  • Efficiently manage changing workloads – potentially covering a variety of tasks and projects, and large numbers of clients/customers/stakeholders – within internally and externally driven timeframes.

  • Actively apply Austrade business practices and maintain accuracy of information in all Austrade Business Systems to deliver accurate and timely reporting and effective relationship management.

  • Maintain Austrade standards and polices, including diversity in the workplace, ethical practice and compliance with audit requirements.

  • Work collaboratively within the Austrade network to contribute to service delivery and achieve desired outcomes, while upholding the Australian Public Service (APS) Values, Employment Principles and Code of Conduct and Work Health & Safety (WHS) principles.

For more detailed information please view the Job Information Pack.


To be eligible for consideration and appointment you must have:

  • Work Authorisation - to be eligible for employment with Austrade in Mainland China, candidates must be legally authorised to live and work in Mainland China at the time of appointment.

  • Language - the successful candidate must be a highly motivated team member, fluent in written and spoken English and Mandarin.

  • Security Clearance - the successful applicant must be willing to complete an Entry Level Screening Pack and be confirmed as a suitable person to access Government resources prior to commencement in the role.

  • Qualification - Relevant tertiary education.

Closing date

Applications close Sunday 11 December 2022, 11:30PM (China Standard Time)

This is a locally-engaged position governed by Austrade’s Overseas Engaged Employees terms and conditions of employment and Mainland China labour law. Candidates must currently have the right to live and legally work in Mainland China. Austrade will not be able to provide any sponsorship letter nor be involved in the work visa application process.

Only candidates who complete their application in Austrade’s online recruitment system will be considered. Email applications can not be accepted.

Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to each applicant. We endeavour to respond to applicants of interest within a period of three weeks from the application closing date. If you are not requested to attend an interview, please assume that your application has not been successful.

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