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South Australia Business Development Manager, AOPL C, Guangzhou

Location: Guangzhou

Salary: CNY 193,092 - CNY 257,456 per annum

Close Date: 11:30pm, Thursday 7 April 2022

The Role
This position, located in Guangzhou, plays a key role in identifying, developing and promoting business opportunities in South China for South Australian companies as well as attracting investment from South China to South Australia. The South China region is comprised of the provinces of Guangdong, Hainan, Fujian, Hunan and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Shenzhen is a major priority for Austrade’s efforts in the region. This position will work closely with South Australia based teams and other South Australia representatives based in Shanghai, Jinan and Hong Kong.

Duties include

  • Develop, qualify and follow up opportunities to increase South Australia exports to the South China market by providing a wide range of high-quality services to South Australian companies.

  • Undertake market research, collect relevant industry information and market trends for South Australian companies in key industry sectors in South China.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with key in-market companies, industry representatives, government agencies and other stakeholders in South China on behalf of South Australia.

  • Be responsible for the delivery of value-added business matching activities such as trade displays, inbound and outbound missions, investor events and market visits, to achieve set performance targets at both the individual and team level.

  • Organising/supporting trade visits, missions and arranging visit programs involving both resources in China and support from staff of the Department for Trade and Investment.

  • Develop and follow up potential investment opportunities in key sectors of South Australia.

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the Business Plan for South Australia in South China, and achievement of team and individual outcomes.

  • Support South Australia China teams for any of all above activities where required.

  • Maintain accuracy of information in Austrade’s Business Systems to deliver accurate and timely reporting and effective relationship management.

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

  • 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 China, candidates must be legally authorised to live and work in 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.


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