Project Coordinator Regulatory Affairs (Team Norms and Standards), Vacancy 2018-478, Sino-German Quality Infrastructure Project Jobs

Die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in China, Beijing, China

About Company:

The government-owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations in over a 130 countries. We have been working in China for more than 30 years.

As an instrument of bilateral cooperation, GIZ acts on behalf of the German government and in the interests of both Germany and China. We provide a platform for dialogue and cooperation as well as policy advice to the Chinese government. In doing this, our work strongly supports China’s reform processes to build a sustainable balance between economic growth, social equality and environmental protection.

About this job:

The Sino-German Quality Infrastructure Project based in Beijing offers a position as Project Coordinator starting at the earliest date possible. The successful candidate will be responsible for a comprehensive range of tasks in project management as well as industry and government relations. Strategic advisory tasks to the political dialogue as well as the conceptual planning and result-oriented implementation of cooperation activities are at the core of this position.

Because of the growing importance of digitalisation and digital transformation in the economies of both countries, we look for a candidate with a strong personal interest in digital topics, broad knowledge of important digital trends as well as their regulatory framework.

The position requires pro-active and professional communication internally and externally with government institutions as well as relevant industry associations and enterprises. Due to the international nature of our project, well-developed communication skills in Chinese and English are required. German skills are considered a strong plus.

The recently restructured Chinese government landscape, especially regarding technical trade regulation, offer the successful candidate an outstanding opportunity to develop into an expert in quality policies, market access and international cooperation, while strengthening and building up on a well-established network in politics and industries.


Task Profile:

Government Relations and Partner Management:

  • To liaise with Chinese governmental authorities and public institutions, provide technical and organisational information, advise and support bilateral dialogues with the German government.
  • To liaise with German and Chinese manufacturers and associations, align topics and activities, provide advisory and support for the bilateral dialogues. To actively monitor the partner network and identify relevant new partners and topics.
  • To engage with German and Chinese enterprises and associations involved in the digitisation of the economy.


Strategic planning and implementation:

  • To support the development of a strategic approach for the bilateral cooperation in quality infrastructure and trade regulation, incl. the identification and analysis of important new policy and regulatory developments.
  • To plan and coordinate the implementation of related activities with a strong focus on results achievement.
  • To evaluate policy implications of the economy’s digital transformation in China and Germany


Reporting and knowledge management:

  • To monitor and report about important political and economic developments and support innovation and knowledge management in the project.
  • To contribute to documentation and reporting of the overall implementation of the project towards governments and project partners.
  • Masters/MSc in an area that is related to the project’s topics, e.g. economics, business engineering, international relations, etc.
  • 3-5 years professional experience, preferably in business or government, with at least 1 year professional experience in a comparable position.
  • Fluency in Chinese and English (written and spoken), good German skills are considered a strong plus.
  • Strong personal interest in digital topics and the public policy implications of the digital transformation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High work ethics, reliability and motivation. The successful candidate must be able to handle multiple simultaneous assignments with competing priorities and fixed deadlines.
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills. Efficient, accurate and high quality delivery of all work-related output.
  • Very good working knowledge of common IT and communication applications.
How to apply:

Please send us your complete application incl. CV, letter of motivation, photo and references in English and/or German and Chinese.

Please indicate your earliest possible starting date as well as your salary expectations and how you got to know about our job offer.

Please hand in your application via e-mail stating the subject “Application for 2018-478” to: Ms. Zhu Wenjuan, E-Mail:

In addition, please mention in your cover letter how you got to know about our job advertisement.

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