Expat as Head of Administration (f/m/x) in Shanghai

Anton Paar GmbH | Graz

As Head of Administration you serve as the direct link between our subsidiary in Shanghai and the headquarters in Graz, Austria. You will be involved in all business processes and actively contribute to our subsidiary's success by developing the subsidiary in all administrative matters.


  • Direct management of the business area Administration consisting of Logistics, Finance and IT teams
  • Communication interface to the central functions of Anton Paar in Graz, Austria
  • Supervising, coordinating and managing entire Sales Administration, Purchasing, Order Processing, Inventory Management, Finance and HR processes
  • Establishing, implementing and further developing business processes and systems in coordination with General Manager of AP China and the Headquarters
  • Monitoring financial operations, cash flow situation and A/R collection, communicating about intercompany settlement
  • Preparing diverse financial reports and controlling analyses, coordination of annual cost and budget planning
  • Checking payroll and sales commission data, organizing product training and "Anton Paar China in Motion" events
  • Handling legal affairs together with internal contact persons and external partners
  • Administrator of ERP, CRM, Lotus Notes databases, Intranet and other corporate management and collaboration tools



  • Master's degree in Business or similar field of studies
  • Excellent English skills, and ideally good skills in Mandarin
  • Analytical, accurate and result-oriented work approach
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills
  • Intercultural competence and proactive attitude
  • High IT affinity, SAP (MM, SD, FI) experience of advantage
  • Profound knowledge of MS Office (especially MS Excel) required
  • Previous work experiences with international trade or business process management would be a plus

We offer you:

  • An interesting, reliable and long-term workplace in our international company
  • An innovative company culture that promotes technical excellence guaranteeing us the position of technological leader in the global market
  • A value-oriented working environment that fosters friendly, supportive cooperation between colleagues and, at the same time, provides room for active involvement and individual responsibility

The gross monthly salary for this position is EUR 2,343.47 as per collective agreement.

Your actual salary depends on your experience and qualifications; It usually ranges from EUR 3,000 to EUR 4,000 for this position (gross / month, excluding overtime), with an additional Expat package. 



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