View Vacancy - CPK - Entry Clearance Assistant A1 Summer Relief 2018 (2nd advertising round) The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Job Category Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)
Job Subcategory UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities) The jobholders will undertake a wide range of tasks, as detailed below, in connection with the processing of visa applications. We are looking for flexible people, who work well in a busy environment. It is extremely important that jobholders are adaptable and show a willingness to undertake a variety of tasks operating to challenging targets.
Applicants must be available to work from April to the end of September 2018. The contract period is 2 - 6 months.
The Visa Operational Support Unit is responsible for a variety of support functions, which assist the wider visa section in the efficient processing of visa applications. This begins with taking deliveries of applications from our visa applications centres, continues through data entry and general administrative support, and ends with the packing and dispatching of completed applications back to applicants.
Typical tasks for ECA’s include:
To input data from visa application forms accurately To accurately link and stream applications according to risk data To distribute files around the visa section To unpack, scan and shelve applications To prepare completed applications for courier collection To assist the Visa Writer team in attaching visas into passports To scan and file archived applications To Contact applicants to submit additional documents To assist the management team and wider operation as required
Essential qualifications, skills and experience Ability to work effectively against demanding targets; Ability to use initiative in solving problems; Familiarity with Windows operating system and Microsoft applications; Good English skills, both written and spoken. Desirable qualifications, skills and experience Work experience in a similar environment or a similar role would be advantageous. Required competencies Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace Application deadline 28 January 2018
Grade A1 (L)
Type of Position Fixed Term, Full-time
Working hours per week 35
Region Asia Pacific
Location (City) Beijing
Type of Post British Embassy
Number of vacancies 60
Starting monthly salary (CNY) 6,779
Start Date 2 April 2018
End Date 30 September 2018
Other benefits and conditions of employment We offer a competitive package, which includes basic salary, good leave entitlement, and insurance plan, etc.
The gross monthly salary (before all deductions) is RMB 6,779/ month for Chinese nationals.
A 5% bonus will be paid on completion of the full contract period.
We also offer excellent development opportunities and one (1) day of leave per month.
Net conditioned working hours are 35 hours per week (excluding lunch break), five (5) working days a week with two (2) consecutive days off. It is likely that the five working days could include Saturday or Sunday. There may also be a requirement for flexible shift working between 6AM and 11PM.
For more details on our Total Rewards Package, please visit our website http://www.gov.uk/government/world/china.
Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy Beijing is subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Chinese employment law.
Additional information This position is open to Mainland Chinese nationals only.
All applications must be received before 11:55PM (China Standard Time) on 28 January 2018
Incomplete application forms will not be taken into consideration, so please ensure you provide the information requested. We regret to advise that we will only be contacting short-listed candidates. Applicants called for an interview will be assessed on the core competencies listed above.
To those applicants not short-listed, we extend our appreciation for considering the British Government as a potential employer.