SCM Assistant

Date: 21 Nov 2023

Location: Taipei, East Asia, TW

Company: British Council

We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide.

We work directly with individuals to help them gain the skills, confidence and connections to transform their lives and shape a better world in partnership with the UK. We support them to build networks and explore creative ideas, to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications.

Working with people in over 200 countries and territories, we are on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2021–22 we reached 650 million people.


Role Purpose
The main duty of a Sales and Customer Management assistant is to secure excellent admin works and to provide a high-quality of customer service.
The assistant will be expected to act as a British Council ambassador and provide top quality services to all customers, helping ECC to meet all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and enabling the Council to meet its sales and customer management targets.

Main accountabilities but not limited to the following: 
1. Make sure all the facilities and materials are ready for the daily operation in the teaching centres.
2. Closely Work with SCM team (Sales and Customers Management team) in order to support SCM team’s daily duties, such as Customer Relation Management system’s account and opportunity creation, placement test booking, make-up lesson booking, student leave records, re-registration support and etc.
3. Be aware of potential child protection issues and report to SCM team and duty manager for further actions.
4. Provide prompt front desk service with good quality, such as greeting customers, guiding customers for placement test, answering phone call and passing it to related teams for further actions.
5. Ensure guidelines are applied and upheld in line with Child Protection and Health and Safety policies. 
6. Any other duties as assigned by the line manager.


•    Good written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese
•    University degree in any discipline.


Role specific knowledge and experience:
•    Previous experience of working in an administrative environment (1-2 years)


Role specific skills
•    Attention to detail
•    Strong organisational skills
•    Able to work independently
•    Competent excel and IT skills


•    Enjoy competitive annual Leave (on a pro-rata basis if the service period is less than one full year) and public holidays
•    Sales target incentive
•    Chinese New Year Bonus
•    Statutory benefits 
•    Professional development opportunities  


Further Information 
Pay Band –  J

Contract: 1 year, fixed term contract
Location – Flexible in our 3 Teaching Centres (Xinyi, Shipai, Songshan),Taipei
Other Requirements 
– As we cannot sponsor work passes, applicants must already have the right to live and work in Taiwan.


Closing Date – 31 December 2023 - 23:59 Taiwan Time (GMT +8)



A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.


Equality , Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Statement


The British Council is committed to policies and practices of equality, diversity and inclusion across everything we do. We support all staff to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment.  We want to address under representation and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, in particular, but not exclusively, on grounds of ethnicity and disability.  All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview and we have Disability Confident Employer Status. We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities.


The British Council is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults who we work with.


We believe that all children and adults everywhere in the world deserve to live in safe environments and have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse, maltreatment and exploitation as set out in article 19, UNCRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) 1989.


Appointment to positions where there is direct involvement with vulnerable groups will be dependent on thorough checks being completed; these will include qualification checks, reference checks, identity & criminal record checks in line with legal requirements and with the British Council’s Safeguarding policies for Adults and Children.


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