Taipei Office Administrator

  • Canonical
  • Office Based - Taipei, Taiwan
  • 29 May, 2024

Job Description

Canonical is a leading provider of open source software and operating systems to the global enterprise and technology markets. Our platform, Ubuntu, is very widely used in breakthrough enterprise initiatives such as public cloud, data science, AI, engineering innovation and IoT. Our customers include the world's leading public cloud and silicon providers, and industry leaders in many sectors. The company is a pioneer of global distributed collaboration, with 1000+ colleagues in 70+ countries and very few roles based in offices. Teams meet two to four times yearly in person, in interesting locations around the world, to align on strategy and execution.

The company is founder led, profitable and growing. We are hiring Taipei Office Administrators with excellent English to take responsibility for the success of our Taipei office and hardware certification lab. Our new office and briefing centre in Minsheng will be complete in August 2024 and we are excited to have a world-class presentation, meeting and briefing space for customers, colleagues and partners. Our hardware certification lab is up and running in Xizhi District and serves as the critical infrastructure for our relationships with Dell, HP, Lenovo, ASUS, Mediatek, ARM , Intel and other partners.

Our office administrators are part of our global corporate operations team which covers business services, travel and logistics, events, expense management and administration. We look for positive team players who are self-driven and results oriented, with excellent attention to detail. The best candidates show that they are forward planners, reliable and determined, and keen to assume responsibility for projects, processes and policy. We are a unique global business, so we are not looking for candidates with extensive experience so much as excellent organisers and communicators who are keen to develop skills and strive for continuous improvement.

Location: these are office-based roles based in Taipei. Our briefing centre is in Minsheng. Our hardware certification lab is in Xizhi District. We have one open position in each location.

What your day will look like

  • Create a professional, positive and welcoming environment for colleagues and guests
  • Proactive management of front-of-house, meeting rooms and desk space
  • Clerical, administrative and logistical tasks such as ordering supplies, office equipment, and processing invoices

What we are looking for

  • Excellent academic results at school
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Self-awareness and thoughtfulness
  • Ability to travel up to twice a year for company events of up to two weeks duration
  • Ability to learn new technology and software quickly

What we offer you

We consider geographical location, experience, and performance in shaping compensation worldwide. We revisit compensation annually (and more often for graduates and associates) to ensure we recognise outstanding performance. In addition to base pay, we offer a performance-driven annual bonus. We provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. We balance our programs to meet local needs and ensure fairness globally.

  • Personal learning and development budget of USD 2,000 per year
  • Annual compensation review
  • Recognition rewards
  • Annual holiday leave
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Pension and medical insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues
  • Priority Pass, and travel upgrades for long haul company events

About Canonical

Canonical is a pioneering tech firm at the forefront of the global move to open source. As the company that publishes Ubuntu, one of the most important open source projects and the platform for AI, IoT and the cloud, we are changing the world on a daily basis. We recruit on a global basis and set a very high standard for people joining the company. We expect excellence - in order to succeed, we need to be the best at what we do. Canonical has been a remote-first company since its inception in 2004.​ Working here is a step into the future, and will challenge you to think differently, work smarter, learn new skills, and raise your game.

Canonical is an equal opportunity employer

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background create a better work environment and better products. Whatever your identity, we will give your application fair consideration.