Senior Policy Analyst

2021, December 16
Senior Policy Analyst 16th December 2021
Are you a driven and motivated individual who would like to join our dynamic British Chamber team?

The British Chamber is currently looking for a Senior Policy Analyst to join our dynamic team in our office in the Beijing CBD.


Objectives of the role:

  • Explore and present the concerns of British business to government stakeholders
  • Develop new products that express policy recommendations on behalf of members or provide policy insights for businesses
  • Expand representation in our advocacy work
  • Strengthen relationships with government and other stakeholders
  • Strengthen brand awareness around policy work
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Lead on the development of existing and new policy initiatives (eg. our Annual Position Paper and Business Sentiment Survey)
  • Track major policy announcements from Chinese regulators and other developments relevant to British businesses in China
  • Be point person for regulatory issues in the financial services, legal services, food, beverage and retail, and education sectors.
  • Develop and manage relationships with government, member companies and other external stakeholders
  • Work with Executive Committee on messaging for key reports
  • Support on drafting of speeches, letters and other external messaging

Work on a daily basis with…

  • DIT
  • FCDO
  • And other key government and non-government organisations supporting UK-China trade

What do we need from you?

Essential skills:

  • An undergraduate degree in public policy, economics, international relations or a related degree. A postgraduate degree is desirable but not essential.
  • 4 years’ work experience, preferably including writing policy documents and/or undertaking primary research
  • A solid understanding of China and UK-China relations
  • Native or near-native English language skills (British English) and advanced Mandarin (spoken and written)
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Experience presenting information to external stakeholders
  • An ability to manage several projects simultaneously to strict deadlines
  • An ability to lead a small team
  • Strong IT skills
Desirable extras:

  • Experience working with very senior stakeholders
  • Experience working in the financial services, legal services, food, beverage and retail, and/or education sectors
What can we offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday per year, plus national holidays
  • Health insurance
  • An ability to work on a daily basis with senior leadership with a wide range of British businesses across all sectors.
  • An incredible office in the CBD with unlimited coffee
  • Free gym access to the Trainyard – in Hotel Jen
  • Free place on our Young Professionals Development Programme(from September to December)
  • An opportunity to have a genuine impact
Apply Now!

Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter, CV, writing sample and indication of expected salary to by 15th January 2022.

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