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기관 주한캐나다대사관(서울) 
프로그램 주한캐나다대사관(서울) Senior FPDS Officer - Senior Economic Officer, Energy and Natural Resources 채용(~3.5) 
마감날짜 2024-03-05 
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주한캐나다대사관 Senior FPDS Officer - Senior Economic Officer, Energy and Natural Resources


Job Description

Selection Process Nº: 163990-6
Salary: 98,888,403 KRW
Contract Type: Indeterminate (Full-time)
Term Details: This position is a Locally Engaged Staff position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in South Korea.
Job Function: Officer
Classification: LE - O2
Location: the Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Korea
Number of Vacancies: 1
Closing date for application: 5 March, 2024 at 23:59 UTC/GMT +9:00

Summary of Duties:
The Senior Economic Officer, Energy and Natural Resources position is a senior working-level position within the Political/Economic section (FPDS) at the Embassy of Canada in Seoul, South Korea.The position reports to the Second Secretary (Political/Economic) in the FPDS section, under the direction of the Counsellor (Political/Economic/Public Affairs) at the Embassy of Canada in Seoul, and receives strategic direction from the Director/Deputy Director (Bilateral Affairs), Strategic Policy and Innovation Sector, at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). The position has an additional dotted reporting line to the Minister-Counsellor (Commercial) and Head of the Trade section at the Embassy of Canada in Seoul, for matters related to Canada-Korea commercial interests.

The Senior Economic Officer will contribute to expanding natural resources ties between Canada and South Korea in trade, investment, and science, technology and innovation. 

Key responsibilities include: 
1) advising on Canada’s policy objectives and priorities in the natural resources sector of South Korea; 
2) contributing to the implementation of  NRCan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy initiative (expanding natural resources and energy ties with the Indo-Pacific – in this case Korea) and Canada-Korea MoU on Cooperation in Critical Mineral Supply Chains, the Clean Energy Transition and Energy Security as well as similar bilateral instruments that may replace or complement it; 
3) monitoring and analyzing trends, developments, and policies related to natural resources and energy in South Korea, writing analytical reports, and providing analysis, strategic advice and recommendations on the relevant legislation, policies and programs in the natural resources and energy sectors in South Korea; 
4) establishing and maintaining a network of contacts and deepening relationships with relevant South Korean government ministries and partner organizations and private sector stakeholders; 
5) acting as Natural Resources Canada’s representative in the South Korean market and contributing to shaping Natural Resources Canada sector priorities.


Job Requirements

Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, language* and experience.
Candidates must clearly demonstrate when applying to the position how they meet each of these essential qualifications.
*Language will be assessed further during the process. 
Candidates will be required to provide proof of the completion of their education.
•    Undergraduate degree from a recognized university in a discipline related to the job requirements OR an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
•    Advanced proficiency in English and Korean (speaking, writing, comprehension and reading).
•    Experience working in an international or multilateral organization, government, private sector, or academia/think tank.
•    Experience providing strategic advice, briefings, and written reports to management and/or clients related to natural resources, energy, commodities, and/or other relevant sectors related to economic and trade matters.
•    Experience in monitoring, researching and analysing policies, regulations, and issues, and writing analytical reports on issues and trends in the natural resources, energy, commodities, and/or other relevant sectors related to economic and trade matters.
•    Experience cultivating and leveraging a diverse network of influential contacts across multiple sectors, including government officials, industry stakeholders, or academia, to advance organizational goals.
•    Experience building strategic alliances and influencing stakeholders through advocacy campaigns or initiatives. 
*Experience = minimum 10 years of relevant work experience (experience for the criteria can be combined for a total of ten years).
The Rated Requirements are part of the essential qualifications and are relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies. Methods of assessment for rated requirements may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview (online pre-recorded/live or in-person), role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.
•    Knowledge of natural resource and energy policies, regulations, and current issues in South Korea and familiarity with the North American or European context
•    Knowledge of emerging technologies and innovations relevant to natural resources and energy (e.g. renewable energy, energy storage, and carbon capture & storage/utilization technologies)
•    Familiarity with Government of Canada policies and priorities related to decarbonization, climate change, energy, and natural resources.
•    Knowledge of bilateral economic and trade issues between South Korea and key trading partners
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 Suite, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft SharePoint, Web-based search engines, computer equipment
•    Effective interactive communication skills both oral and written;
•    Strong analytical thinking skills to interpret data, identify trends, and derive insightful recommendations;
•    Advocacy skills to effectively communicate ideas, influence stakeholders, and shape thinking;
•    Effective interpersonal skills and cross-cultural awareness;
•    Excellent planning and organizational skills;
•    Sound judgement; and
•    Initiative.
•    Ability to manage time, prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision;
•    Ability to analyze information and make sound recommendations; and
•    Ability to work as part of a team, and follow direction and guidance.
Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications.
•    Masters’ degree from a recognized university in a discipline related to the job requirements
•    Knowledge of Natural Resources Canada's key policy priorities, programs, and strategic objectives.
•    Knowledge of Canada-Korea bilateral relations, including in the areas of economy and trade.
•    Experience working in, or extensively engaging with, a diplomatic mission or an international organization.
•    Proficiency in French – both oral and written;
•    Graduate degree (Masters or PhD)  in economics, business administration, public policy, international relations, or related field with preferred specialization in energy, natural resources, sustainability, or a relevant domain;
•    Experience organizing high-level events such as conferences, roundtables, or networking events.
Operational Requirements:
•    Working hours are Monday to Friday, 08:30-17:00
•    Must be available for occasional duties outside normal working hours (i.e., evenings and weekends) and potentially on short notice; and
•    Willingness and ability to travel domestically, particularly in and around the Seoul Metropolitan Area and surrounding provinces, and on occasion internationally as required.

Area of Selection:
The offer is only open to qualified applicants who are South Korean citizens, permanent residents, employees of the Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Korea, or spouses/dependants of Canada-Based Staff, who are legally and operationally in a position to work for the Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Korea, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date.
Please note that the Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Korea does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly.
The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered based on merit. Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.


Additional Information

  • 커리어수준대리.과장.5년 이상
  • 급여사항98,888,403 KRW
  • 고용형태정규직
  • 경력여부경력

Guidelines for Applicants

  • 전형방법

    How to Apply

    You must submit your application using the "Apply online" function. Only applications submitted via VidCruiter will be considered, unless a valid reason is presented and accepted prior to the closing date.
    Do not include personal data such as; age, date of birth, gender, marital status, family status, religion or a picture in your application form, CV nor cover letter (as required). Please only include information relevant to the vacancy as requested in the job poster.
    You must clearly demonstrate in answering the screening questions how you meet the education and experience factors listed in the essential and asset qualifications. You must provide specific examples to demonstrate clearly how you meet the qualifications. Global Affairs Canada cannot make any assumptions about your studies nor experience. Simply saying you have the required qualifications or listing your current duties will not be sufficient. Instead, you must provide concrete and detailed examples that clearly explain where, when, and how you gained the experience. No additional information will be sought beyond what you submit in your online application.
    Candidates may be required to upload a CV and/or a cover letter in English or French. These documents may be used as a secondary source to validate the answers to the screening questions.
    Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information and/or which are not received by the closing date will be rejected.
    Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in the application being rejected.

  • 제출서류

    Special Request from Mission / Additional Comments:
    • If candidates meet the factors listed in the asset qualifications, they must also clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their covering letter.
    • The staffing process will consist of a review of all applications to ensure that applicants meet the essential requirements. Please note that failure to meet any of the essential requirements eliminates candidates from further consideration in the competition. Only those applicants who meet these will be contacted by the Human Resources Section for an interview or other form of assessment of the rated requirements.
    • This selection process may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this and other similar positions, with various tenures, including indeterminate or term at Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Korea which might arise in the 24 months following the completion of this competition.
    • Submit a CV not exceeding three pages.
    • Submit a copy of your degree.
    • Applications that do not include the requested documents or information will be rejected.


The Others


Conditions of Employment:

Conditions of employment must be met or complied with before being appointed to a particular position, and are to be maintained throughout the employment while being the incumbent of this position.

- Valid work authorization: Ability to obtain and hold a valid work authorization covering the entire employment period.

- Security screening: Obtain and maintain a Reliability Status (security level) which includes a criminal and credit background check from the Government of Canada covering the entire employment period.

Important Notes

Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French).
The language requirement for this position is identified under the essential qualifications (language). In consequence, the assessment process for this vacancy will be conducted in English.
Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
Candidates must provide an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
Reference checks may be sought for candidates who succeeded all of the assessments.
Please note that the Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Korea does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
Before an offer of employment can be made, successful candidates must provide a local residence address as proof of residence in the specified area of selection. This information is necessary to issue a letter of offer.
As recently announced by the Government of Canada, the Policy for Mandatory Vaccination: Canada and the Mission Network is suspended as of June 20, 2022. The Government of Canada will continue to assess the need for additional public health measures, including the possible reintroduction of a vaccination mandate at a later date.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please contact us at to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
The results of this selection process may also be used to establish one or more pools of fully or partially qualified candidates for similar term, indeterminate, part-time or full-time openings at the Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Korea which might arise following the completion of this selection process.
For Canadian citizens/residents and Canadian dual nationals, please note that it is your responsibility to enquire with the Canadian Revenue Agency about any possible taxation implications linked to an employment with the Government of Canada.


Company Information

주한캐나다대사관 외국계기업
서울 중구 정동길 21 (04158) 주한캐나다대사관

Embassy of Canada to Korea/
Ambassade du Canada en Corée