Junior Operations Manager

Full-time at Vericant in Beijing

The Junior Operations Manager role is position for someone a bit of management experience, both in managing people and in managing projects. You will have to learn our system inside and out, to be able to do everything that a more junior level employee can do, and to think systematically to organize processes to boot. This position allows for professional development, acquisition of new skills, an opportunity to strengthen your management skills, all within an international and multilingual work environment.

The role of an Junior Operations Manager is comprised of four parts: managing projects, and managing people, and responding to the unknown. One day, you might be lead your team to get to the root of a video exporting error, and the next you could be guiding a direct report to design a system for scheduling interviews. In a given week you might plan a pilot project for a new product, coach and mentor junior staff, or create a backup plan for what to do if an interview location doesn’t meet our quality standards.

We want some bright new colleagues that can help bring organization and rigor to our team. If you think that you have the skills and the mindset to grow with us, apply and join us in Beijing.

About Vericant:
We feel test prep and application fraud is a colossal waste of time and money, and that there has got to be a better way for admissions officers in North America to find good applicants. For the past several years, we’ve persuaded North American institutions to reconsider the way they evaluate applicants and now we are the most widely required video interview in North America.

As an Senior Operations Associate, you will:
Manage up to five staff directly
Oversee a section of our Operations department, either Pre-Interview or Post-Interview.
Coordinate the tasks of direct reports relating to all aspects of interviewing and processing, including scheduling/logistics, capacity planning and hiring, and employee growth/development

Candidates should possess these traits:
Experience working in mainland China and demonstrated ability to work cross-culturally
Exceptionally warm and friendly interpersonal and communication skills
Comfortable using G Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive, Calendar)
A bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Native English speaker from USA or Canada
Resourceful & constantly seeking to improve
Excellent attention to detail and consistency
Comfortable English and Mandarin ability
Comfortable accepting feedback
Experience managing projects
Experience managing staff

Ideal candidates will also possess some of the following attributes:
Familiarity with China/America study abroad trends and/or international admissions
A bachelor's degree in Chinese, East Asian Studies, or a related field
High level of conversational Mandarin Chinese

Benefits include:
Have a real impact on people's lives; this is an opportunity to change how Chinese students are assessed and selected for opportunities in North America; we’re enabling real people to get access to opportunities
Bright, motivated colleagues; you’ll get to work with people that graduated from top schools, started multiple companies, and lived in half a dozen countries
Change the way applicants are evaluated for admissions
Work and travel in China, with regular travel to cities across China
Discounts for local gyms, restaurants, and Chinese language classes
Fast promotion for high performers. This is a ground floor opportunity with a small team; if you prove yourself you can help to shape the strategic direction of the company
Flexible working hours and location; work from your apartment in Beijing, work from a hotel on the road, or work from our Beijing office. We like people to have a regular in-person presence in Beijing, but there are days when you would simply get more done by working from somewhere else, and we understand that.
Visa costs and visa-related flights covered by Vericant; we make sure that there are minimal difficulties with working in China
Health Insurance; we care about our employees and want our team to be in tip top shape.

11000-13000 RMB per month

To apply
Please email jobs@vericant.com with your resume and cover letter as a single PDF document.

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