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The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Lima is seeking an eligible and qualified applicant for the position of Trade and Business Development Officer. Application deadline: May 20 2018.

Vacancy description

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Lima is seeking an eligible and qualified applicant for the position of Trade and Business Development Officer.

Division / Mission:              Lima
Weekly working hours:       37,625 (Monday till Friday)

GENERAL

  • The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is a regional Embassy with a resort that includes Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.
  • The promotion of Dutch exports, investments and business development is a key task.
  • The Trade and Business Development Officer is responsible for the analysis, development and implementation of policies, programmes and projects in the following priority sectors: water, logistics (including sustainable port development) and sustainable cities.
  • The Sustainable Development Goals are guiding principles.

TASKS AND RESULT AREAS

  • Analysis and knowledge acquisition in the above-mentioned priority sectors in Peru as well in the Netherlands.
  • Building up and maintaining a relevant network in both the private and public sector in Peru and the Netherlands.
  • Respond independently to trade related questions and registration in the global business database (Achilles).
  • Proactively identify, assess and promote business opportunities for Dutch businesses in the public and private sector in the priority sectors.
  • Organize and support business events (seminars, missions, matchmaking events, etc.).
  • Promote the Dutch business sector in general (‘Holland Branding’).
  • Provide support to trade officers in Bolivia and Ecuador in the priority sectors.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Level of education: University Degree (BA or MA degree).
  • Professional Experience: a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.
  • A thorough understanding of and experience in trade and business development.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience with private sector in the Netherlands or Peru in sectors of water or logistics (including sustainable port development) or sustainability.
  • Demonstrable affinity with the Netherlands.
  • An excellent command of the Spanish language, good knowledge of the English language. Written as well as spoken. Command of Dutch is highly recommended.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team.
  • Analytically as well as pragmatically minded.
  • Flexible and prepared to work in the evenings and on weekends.

THE MAIN REQUIRED COMPETENCES

  • Planning and organizing.
  • Initiative.
  • Integrity.
  • Cooperative.
  • External focus.
  • Analytical.
  • Result oriented

If you are interested, please send your motivation letter and CV addressed to the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Wiebe de Boer to lim-ea@minbuza.nl not later than May 20, 2018.

Applications received after this date, will not be taken into consideration. If you have any questions, please send them to lim-ea@minbuza.nl                                

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