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Operation Officer China Programme

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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Join the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in Beijing and Drive Momentum for the Circular Economy in China

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Beijing, China

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Expires at anytime

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is at the forefront of accelerating the transition to a circular economy. With a global reach, the Foundation is dedicated to creating a sustainable future by redefining growth, focusing on positive society-wide benefits. The organization's mission in China is particularly critical, aiming to engage both public and private sectors to embrace and implement circular economy principles, fostering economic growth that is both sustainable and inclusive.

Role Summary:

  • Effectively manage projects and oversee daily operations of the Representative Office (RO) in China.
  • Enhance project management and operational efficiency through close collaboration with the Chief Representative and headquarters.
  • Support strategy implementation and foster excellent relationships with key external stakeholders and partners in China.
  • Promote a culture of trust, diversity, and inclusion within the team.

Role Requirements:

  • Proven ability to manage projects effectively.
  • Over five years of experience in a similar role (project management/office operations).
  • Background in environmental protection, NGO work, or a related sector preferred.
  • Finance expertise or qualifications, such as an Accounting Certificate, is desirable.
  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin is required.
  • Outstanding communication skills and experience in human resource management.
  • Legal right to work in China without sponsorship.

Application Process Details:

  • Apply by uploading a CV and covering letter through the provided link.
  • Desired starting date is as soon as possible.
  • A competitive salary package within the charity sector in China is offered.

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is working with its partners to deliver our mission in China. The overall objective of the China Programme is to build on existing awareness, and to mobilise a broader momentum and focus on the circular economy in both public and private sectors, and to present the circular economy as an enabler to better forms of economic growth.

The Foundation established a Representative Office (RO) in China which is affiliated under the Ministry of Ecology and Environment. We’re seeking an experienced Project and Operation Officer to support an effective project management and oversee daily activities including finance, human resources, legal, partnership and administration of the RO. This role will build a strong connection between the RO and headquarters to increase our project management and operational efficiency with development and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within the team, and support strategy implementation, and deliver an excellent relationship with key external stakeholders and the Foundation’s partners in China.

The successful candidate will lead the operations of the Representative Office by: Project management (50% of capacity expected) Work closely with the Chief Representative and headquarters to develop and improve working modalities for project management and the operations of the RO. Support strategy delivery of the Project team, including but not limited to event organisation, content preparation and communications.

Proven qualification to manage projects is a must. Working experience or professional education in the environment protection related sector or working experience with an NGO is a preference. Over five years of working experience in a similar role as project manager/office, operation officer. Proven working experience or training on finance is a preference (for example, holding an Accounting Certificate). Excellent written and spoken English and Mandarin is a prerequisite. Excellent communication skills both face-to-face and online and equipped with good experience in human resource management. Must have the right to work in China without sponsorship.

Please apply by clicking on the green icon where you will be asked to upload a CV and covering letter. Desired starting date : As soon as possible. Closing date : 24 th April 20024. Salary package : Competitive within the charity sector in China. Location: Our office in Beijing.

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