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Student assistant Energy & Maritime team at the Royal Danish Embassy 

Position:  Student Assistant (part time)
Deadline: 10th June 2020
Location: The Royal Danish Embassy, Beijing

The Royal Danish Embassy is looking for a Chinese student assistant with an understanding of working in an intercultural environment with both analytical and translation tasks.

About us
Energy & Maritime team is part of the Trade Council at the Royal Danish Embassy. We advise Danish companies and organizations on their strategy for penetrating the attractive but complex Chinese market and assist on the practical implementation.
For further information about the work of the Embassy please visit: http://kina.um.dk/zh-cn.aspx

We offer
• An opportunity to enrich yourself by working in a cross-cultural and exciting working environment;
• An opportunity to expose yourself to the cooperation between Denmark and China in an area of great commercial and political focus;
• Being part of a dynamic team handling renewable energy and maritime related issues and tasks.

Job Description
Your function will be:
Assist the Energy & Maritime Team with a broad aspect of energy and maritime related issues such as, renewable energy (especially offshore wind, district heating and energy storage solution), energy efficiency, smart city, maritime, etc.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with relevant policy and project research in both English and Chinese
• Support document translation, data collection and verification
• Assist with event support and reaching out to partners for meetings
• Other ad hoc tasks if needed
Time frame: Demands 20 hours per week, minimum 8-12 months (working hours will be planned with the team leader).

Preferred Qualifications
The job is open for applicants who are currently at the 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate or enrolled in a postgraduate program. We prefer you to have the following qualifications:
• Willingness and ability to conduct independent research in energy commercial press release and state policies, green maritime and shipping;
• Proficiency in both Chinese and English, with strong oral and written communication skills;
• Willingness and ability to help with translation and proof-reading, and project activities;
• Studies related to public administration, business, economics, mechanical engineering, data science, maritime or energy;
• Positive attitude to new tasks and team spirit;
• Availability to come to office 20 hours per week.

Application
To apply for this position, please send your CV and application in English explaining your motivation and qualifications for the job and preferably a photo to bjsambhrchina@um.dk and jinzho@um.dk.
Please also enclose 2-3 references (place of study/company, name of contact person and e-mail). The subject box of the e-mail should read “Student assistant – Energy & Maritime - YOUR NAME”.

Deadline: 10th June 2020
Start Date: 1st July 2020
End Date: 31st Feb 2021 (or sometime before June 30th 2021)
Salary: CNY 2,000 per month
Location: Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing, 1 Dongwujie, Sanlitun, Chaoyang, Beijing

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact
COMMERCIAL OFFICER (Energy & Maritime)
JINGWEI ZHONG 钟景威
EMAIL: JINZHO@UM.DK

Important information:
The chosen candidate will be subject to security approval by the Danish authorities. For this check, a non-criminal record is required.

We look forward to hearing from you!