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Date:  11-May-2021
Job Req ID:  1005
Company:  John Swire & Sons (HK) Ltd.


John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited
The Swire group is a multi-national, multi-disciplined commercial group, with its principal areas of operations in the Asia Pacific region, and centred on the Greater China area.  We pride ourselves on being original and forward-looking, setting standards for operational excellence wherever we do business – qualities that have guided our operations for over 200 years.

John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited is the holding company of the publicly-listed conglomerate, Swire Pacific Ltd. Our group Sustainable Development Office (SDO) is looking for a passionate student intern with excellent attention to details and strong analytical skills who can assist the SDO in establishing an online sustainability data platform.



Job brief:
We are looking for an intern to aid the transcription of sustainability related information into our online sustainability data platform. The intern will assist in transferring data from conventional MS Excel spreadsheets onto our online database and help maintain records containing valuable company information. The ideal candidate should possess data entry skills, with an eye for detail and familiarity with Excel spreadsheets and online forms. The intern may also have the opportunity to work on sustainability-related research projects.

• Prepares, compiles and sorts documents for data entry
• Verifies and logs receipts of data
• Maintains a filing system for the source data received
• Reads, extracts and transfers data accurately 
• Transcribes MS Excel-stored source data into the required electronic format and uploads them onto an online data platform
• Verifies integrity of uploaded data by comparing it to source documents
• Reviews data for errors, missing pages, or missing information and resolves any discrepancies
• Reports regularly to the line manager on data entry progress and flags areas of concern 
• Assists in the setup of real-time dashboards and reports in the online data platform

• Full-time university undergraduate student, ideally with a sustainability background
• Experience with MS Office (Microsoft Excel in particular) and data programs
• Basic understanding of databases
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good organisation and analytical skills, with an ability to stay focused on assigned tasks
• Understand the importance of data confidentiality
• Good command of both Chinese and English

Commencing at the beginning of May 2021, this will be a paid, full-time position (although part time to fit around studies is an option for the ideal candidate) over a duration of 2-3 months, based in our offices in Admiralty, Hong Kong.

We offer competitive package to the right candidate.  Qualified and interested parties please send application quoting the above reference number and detailing contact information, education and employment background, and salary expectation to Head of Staff Department, John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited, GPO Box 1, Hong Kong or by clicking “Apply Now”.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applications received will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorised personnel only. Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group. Unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after the appropriate time.

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