Industry Relations Manager Jobs

VDMA China, Beijing, China

About Company:

The VDMA represents over 3,100 mainly small/medium size member companies in the engineering industry, making it one of the largest and most important industrial associations in Europe. Mechanical engineering is one of the largest industrial sectors and employers in Germany. The products and services of the engineering industry are highly regarded worldwide. Roughly two thirds of German production is exported. The VDMA covers the entire process chain – everything from components and plant manufacturers, system suppliers and system integrators through to service providers. We reflect the varied customer-supplier relations all along the value adding chain, permitting both industry-specific and intra-industry cooperation. The VDMA Office in Beijing is located nearby JinSong Bridge. VDMA China has 13 employees in total, we have offices in China in Beijing and Shanghai.

About this job:

We are looking for a committed, motivated person, who is willing to work in a small professional team of 8-10 team members. Small teams are flexible but also require responsibility and a good team spirit.

We offer an open corporate culture, personal responsibility, diversified tasks and a high level of autonomy in carrying out the tasks.


  • Networking:
    • Liaise and network with German, European and Chinese industry associations and other relevant stakeholders
    • Regularly communicate with member companies either by phone/email or arrange company visits
    • Regularly attend third party events to expand the network and keep up-to-date with industry trends and the overall economic development
  • Event organisation:
    • Organize sector specific events for our member companies incl. logistics planning, agenda draft, invitation management and event moderation


  • Market data collection and desk research:
    • Research industry news and statistical data mainly about agriculture and construction
    • Compile regular English industry reports on pre-defined topics
    • Coordination and involvement in qualitative and quantitative market surveys
    • Regularly conduct surveys among member companies and competitors
    • Attend relevant trade fairs and summarize observation results
  • Bachelor or Master Degree
  • Speak and write fluently English (German beneficial)
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience ideally in a foreign environment
  • Professional communication and organisational skills
  • Work team-orientated and deliver according to deadlines
  • Committed and proactive
  • Using Windows/PC standard software (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Willingness to travel in China and abroad
  • A general interest in agriculture and construction industry beneficial as this will be the main focus point of above mentioned tasks.
Native Language: Chinese
Working Experience: 3-5 years
How to apply:

We are looking forward to meet you!

If you are interested, pls. send us your full resumee in English and Chinese language before Jan. 18, 2019 to

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