Vacancy notice: Locally employed position at the Norwegian Embassy in Beijing

Position type: Full time, 1 year temporary position, with the possibility of extension. Start-up date: 1 August 2022, or earlier.

Main purpose of the job:

Advisor at the Embassy. Analysis of information related to political and economic affairs, reporting, maintenance of relevant networks.


Qualifications which would be of particular relevance:

Previous experience/expertise of analysis of China’s political and economic system, social issues in China, China’s foreign relations.

Ability to analyze media coverage and public documents. Good command of social media use.

Fluent command of written and spoken English is necessary.

Fluent command of written and spoken Scandinavian languages would be a strong asset.

Command of Chinese language would be a strong asset.


Personal qualities:

Intercultural understanding, good communication skills, efficiency, service-mindedness, flexibility and friendly attitude. Candidate must be honest and reliable.



To be fixed, dependent on experience and qualifications.


All applicants must have a legal basis to live and work in China, either as Chinese citizen or with a correct visa/work permit in case of non-Chinese applicants.


To apply:

Applicants should submit:

-     An application letter (1 page maximum) in English stating why you consider yourself a suitable candidate for the position

-     Applicants who claim fluency or knowledge of a Scandinavian language and/or Chinese should in addition provide a short outline in Scandinavian and/or Chinese describing you expertise/experience.

-     Your CV in English

-     Names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of references, preferably immediate supervisors in present and/or previous jobs.


Potential candidates will be tested, including in claimed language skills.

Send by email to: by 27 May 2022.