Senior Trade Advisor ()

Nivel cariera

Senior (5-10 ani)

Limbi vorbite

engleză, română

Salariu aproximativ brut oferit / luna in euro

1175 €


The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Job Category

Department for International Trade roles

Job Subcategory

Department for International Trade (DIT)

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)  

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is responsible for promoting British trade across the world. DIT Europe is led by Her Britannic Majesty’s Trade Commissioner (HMTC). HMTC Europe manages teams in 32 markets, helping UK-based businesses to export to Europe and encouraging the best European businesses to invest in the UK. The Europe Central team covers 10 markets the region.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Trade Advisor. The jobholder will work closely with the Deputy Head of the DIT Team in Bucharest to work with small and medium-sized companies interested in entering the Romanian market. Much of this work will be responsive, answering enquiries received from companies or their local export promoters in the UK. This is a client-facing business development position, including visiting and hosting companies, and conducting meetings with high-level business development decision makers. You will then work with these companies to explain the characteristics of the market, research their market entry tactics and help them achieve success in exporting their goods and services. You will be expected to have around 20 successful exporting projects per year, usually in sectors such as food & drink, creative industries, DYI industries and retail, supported by a Trade Advisor who you will line manage. Some of the work will involve working with regional contacts in the UK (“multipliers”) to promote the potential of the Romanian market.

This is a fixed term appointment created to support UK exporters.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with UK companies to help them enter the Romanian market. Explaining the characteristics of the market. Carrying out research on behalf of companies to explain how they could enter the market. Market introductions to connect UK companies with potential customers in Romania. Visiting and hosting companies, and conducting meetings with high-level business development decision

  • Promoting Romania to multipliers in the UK – trade assoiciations, regional export promoters and companies themselves – using webinars and some follow up in the form of roadshows and missions. Writing export opportunities to alert UK companies of potential opportunities in the Romanian market. Colleagues in neighbouring markets (Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary) perform similar services, so you will communicate with them regularly and coordinate your promotional

  • Most detailed export support work is a paid service, the successful candidate will administer the systems that commissions paid enquiry work and ensure that reports are completed on time.


Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Strong interpersonal skills, and fluency in English and Romanian, both verbal and written, with excellent writing and communication skills;

  • At least 2 years in a client-facing business development and/or key account management role;

  • A college / university level degree, preferably in economics or a related subject;

  • Strategic commercial and economic awareness;

  • Experience of working autonomously, as well as being part of an international team;

  • Experience of business development and exporting;

  • Strong team working and networking skills;

  • Strong IT computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office and Internet.


Desirable qualificatiokills and experience  

  • Previous line management experience is desirable;

  • Experience at working in a bigger network with regular on-line communication with colleagues from different countries;

  • Experience in the Food and Drink, Agriculture, Fahion or Homeware sectors;
  • Experience with Oracle systems and databases preferred.


Required competencies

Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering at Pace

Application deadline

24 February 2019

Grade

B3 (L)

Type of Position

Fixed Term, Full-time, Temporary

Working hours per week

35

Duration of Post

12 months

Region

Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia

Country/Territory

Romania

Location (City)

Bucharest

Type of Post

British Embassy

Number of vacancies

1

Starting monthly salary (RON)

5584

Start Date 

1 April 2019

Other benefits and conditions of employment  

This is a full-time, fixed-term contract formonths (35 hours net per week), which may be extended by a mutual agreement. Working hours are flexible and staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for agreed extra hours worked.

The annual leave entitlement is 25 days per year pro rata and the Embassy also enjoys a maximum of 14 Romanian / UK public holidays per year.

Monthly salary iRON gross. In addition, staff are entitled to a 13th month salary pro rata and may receive a performance related bonus at year end. Staff also receive meal vouchers and a monthly subscription to a medical centre. An individual personal development plan will be agreed with the successful candidate, which may include training outside Romania.

For your information whilst the Emergency Ordinanceis in place the job holder will receive a gross monthly compensation bonus of RON 1,112.

The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance, and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of up toalendar days.

All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Romania. The British Embassy does not facilitate/sponsor visa applications and work permits. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions service according to Romanian employment law.

Additional informatio

Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.

We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.

FCO does not pay for travel related expense incurred in interviews (including Security Check) or accept any financial risk, including cancelation or reschedule costs. The FCO will not meet the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) is responsible for promoting British trade across the world. DIT Europe is led by Her Britannic Majesty’s Trade Commissioner (HMTC). HMTC Europe manages teams in 32 markets, helping UK-based businesses to export to Europe and encouraging the best European businesses to invest in the UK. The Europe Central team covers 10 markets the region.<\/p>\r\n

We are looking to recruit a Senior Trade Advisor. The jobholder will work closely with the Deputy Head of the DIT Team in Bucharest to work with small and medium-sized companies interested in entering the Romanian market. Much of this work will be responsive, answering enquiries received from companies or their local export promoters in the UK. This is a client-facing business development position, including visiting and hosting companies, and conducting meetings with high-level business development decision makers. You will then work with these companies to explain the characteristics of the market, research their market entry tactics and help them achieve success in exporting their goods and services. You will be expected to have around 20 successful exporting projects per year, usually in sectors such as food & drink, creative industries, DYI industries and retail, supported by a Trade Advisor who you will line manage. Some of the work will involve working with regional contacts in the UK (“multipliers”) to promote the potential of the Romanian market.<\/p>\r\n

This is a fixed term appointment created to support UK exporters.<\/p>\r\n

Main Duties and Responsibilities:<\/p>\r\n

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  • \r\n

    Working with UK companies to help them enter the Romanian market. Explaining the characteristics of the market. Carrying out research on behalf of companies to explain how they could enter the market. Market introductions to connect UK companies with potential customers in Romania. Visiting and hosting companies, and conducting meetings with high-level business development decision <\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

  • \r\n

    Promoting Romania to multipliers in the UK – trade assoiciations, regional export promoters and companies themselves – using webinars and some follow up in the form of roadshows and missions. Writing export opportunities to alert UK companies of potential opportunities in the Romanian market. Colleagues in neighbouring markets (Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary) perform similar services, so you will communicate with them regularly and coordinate your promotional <\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

  • \r\n

    Most detailed export support work is a paid service, the successful candidate will administer the systems that commissions paid enquiry work and ensure that reports are completed on time.<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n


    Essential qualifications, skills and experience  <\/strong> <\/p>\r\n

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    • \r\n

      Strong interpersonal skills, and fluency in English and Romanian, both verbal and written, with excellent writing and communication skills;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

    • \r\n

      At least 2 years in a client-facing business development and\/or key account management role;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

    • \r\n

      A college \/ university level degree, preferably in economics or a related subject;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

    • \r\n

      Strategic commercial and economic awareness;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

    • \r\n

      Experience of working autonomously, as well as being part of an international team;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

    • \r\n

      Experience of business development and exporting;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

    • \r\n

      Strong team working and networking skills;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

    • \r\n

      Strong IT computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office and Internet.<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n


      Desirable qualificatiokills and experience  <\/strong> <\/p>\r\n

        \r\n
      • \r\n

        Previous line management experience is desirable;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

      • \r\n

        Experience at working in a bigger network with regular on-line communication with colleagues from different countries;<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n

      • Experience in the Food and Drink, Agriculture, Fahion or Homeware sectors;<\/li>\r\n
      • \r\n

        Experience with Oracle systems and databases preferred.<\/p>\r\n<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n


        Required competencies<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering at Pace<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Application deadline<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        24 February 2019<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Grade<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        B3 (L)<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Type of Position<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        Fixed Term, Full-time, Temporary<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Working hours per week<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        35<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Duration of Post<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        12 months<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Region<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Country\/Territory<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        Romania<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Location (City)<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        Bucharest<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Type of Post<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        British Embassy<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Number of vacancies<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        1<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Starting monthly salary (RON)<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        5584<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Start Date<\/strong> <\/p>\r\n

        1 April 2019<\/p>\r\n

        <\/p>\r\n

        Other benefits and conditions of employment  <\/strong> <\/p>\r\n

        This is a full-time, fixed-term contract formonths (35 hours net per week), which may be extended by a mutual agreement. Working hours are flexible and staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for agreed extra hours worked.<\/p>\r\n

        The annual leave entitlement is 25 days per year pro rata and the Embassy also enjoys a maximum of 14 Romanian \/ UK public holidays per year.<\/p>\r\n

        Monthly salary iRON gross. In addition, staff are entitled to a 13th month salary pro rata and may receive a performance related bonus at year end. Staff also receive meal vouchers and a monthly subscription to a medical centre. An individual personal development plan will be agreed with the successful candidate, which may include training outside Romania.<\/p>\r\n

        For your information whilst the Emergency Ordinanceis in place the job holder will receive a gross monthly compensation bonus of RON 1,112.<\/strong><\/p>\r\n

        The successful candidate will be subject to confirmation of a background check and security clearance, and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of up toalendar days.<\/p>\r\n

        All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Romania. The British Embassy does not facilitate\/sponsor visa applications and work permits. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to terms and conditions service according to Romanian employment law.<\/p>\r\n

        Additional informatio<\/p>\r\n

        Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.<\/p>\r\n

        We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.<\/p>\r\n

        Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.<\/p>\r\n

        FCO does not pay for travel related expense incurred in interviews (including Security Check) or accept any financial risk, including cancelation or reschedule costs. The FCO will not meet the costs connected with relocation if offered a position.<\/p>\r\n