Australian Consulate-General
Shanghai, China

Job Opportunities

Temporary Employment Register: Locally-Engaged Staff


Australian Consulate-General, Guangzhou

Consular and Passport Officer (please click here to open the job ad)

The Consular and Passport Officer provides a range a consular and passport services and advice to Australian citizens living and traveling in Guangdong, Fujian, Hainan, Guangxi and Hunan (southern China provinces). The position is also responsible for reception duties at the Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou.

Submit an application via email to [email protected] by 9:00am, Monday 8 July 2024.  Incomplete applications, and applications received after the closing date and time may not be considered.  The subject line of your email should include the Position Title you are applying for.

Your application, written in English, must include:

  • Completed ‘Application for Locally Engaged Staff Employment’.  See Attachment A.
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Your application pitch (maximum 500 words).  See Attachment B. Your pitch should tell us why you are the best person for this position.  We want to know why you want to work at the Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou, why you are interested in the role, what you can offer us, and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

Applications must be in either Microsoft Word or PDF format, with a maximum email size of 3MB.

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources section at [email protected].

Please note that due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to each applicant.  We endeavour to respond to applicants of interest within a period of four weeks from the application closing date.  If you are not requested to attend an interview, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Australian Embassy, Beijing

China Alumni Engagement Manager (please click here to download the job ad)

The China Alumni Engagement Manager works across Australia’s Embassy and Consulates in China, and with Australian Government agencies, State and Territory governments, Australian universities, and other stakeholder organisations with the aim to develop and strengthen engagement with Chinese alumni of Australian education institutions in China.  This position is the Australian Embassy’s main interface with Australian alumni and youth networks in China. It provides advice to the Australian Government on alumni engagement, and to Australian universities and businesses operating in China, on developing and leveraging alumni networks. The China Alumni Engagement Manager is responsible for managing related NCP and alumni budgets, including planning and tracking expenditure and reporting.

Your application, written in English and addressed in the title ‘Application for China Alumni Engagement Manager + your name’, must include:

  • Curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Maximum 500 words pitch outlining how your skills, experience and qualifications make you the best person for the job;
  • Application form for Locally Engaged Staff employment

Applications and inquiries should be emailed to [email protected]. Closing date for applications is 17:00 on Sunday, 30 June 2024.  Applications received after this time will not be considered. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received any contact within four weeks from the closing date.