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International Trade Expert Job in Kenya

Our client who is in the field of Trade and Investment is currently seeking to hire an International Trade Expert.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to Identify, develop and evaluate marketing strategy, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, cost and markup factors.
  • Responsible for the evaluation of all financial aspects of business development, such as budgets, research, development appropriations and analyze the findings.
  • Ability to provide advice on return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.
  • Advise business or other investor groups on local, national, or international factors affecting trade.
  • Ability to provide assistance with government services and lobbying
  • Ability to address regional trade and transport policies.
  • Demonstrated experience working with regional economic communities.
  • Conduct economic or commercial surveys to identify potential markets (local and international)
  • Ability to lead a team and establish good business practice by ensuring support of sound business, legal, and ethical practices.
  • Ability to analyze business developments and monitoring market trends.
  • Responsible for creating, organizing and conducting seminars and promotional events, such as trade shows and trade missions.
  • Ability to establish strong rapport with and influence a variety of individuals in other functional areas and business units, bridging cultural differences.
Education & Experience:
  • Master’s degree in international trade, economics, business administration or other relevant area.
  • Minimum eight years of progressive professional experience in an applicable subject area.
  • 3 years in international trade  or financial analysis, including minimum 2 years at a senior level, reflecting substantial level of independence and accountability for assigned projects
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct complex financial and pricing analysis.
  • Experience on the ability to equally apply strategic and tactical framework to business challenges.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, and achieve results based upon high level direction
  • Successfully developed, presented, discussed and advocated for conclusions and recommendations at senior management level
  • Strong understanding of channel and trade management programs.
Highly Desirable Experience:
  • Experience in analyzing and addressing export and importing / pricing differentials
  • Experience in developing or managing trade/channel management programs.
  • Experience in developing multinational customer management strategies.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations regionally.
Key Skills:
  • Fast learner; quickly understands implications of new information/activity
  • Excellent communication skills (written, oral, presentation, interpersonal)
  • Ability to articulate analysis results to a management level audience to enhance understanding and lead to decisions and action
  • High level of business acumen; clear understanding of products, markets, competitors, and identify and assess potential implications of developments.
  • High level of initiative
  • Disciplined approach to problem solving
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.
How to apply:

Qualifying candidates should send their application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, Current and expected remuneration to  before COB 20th June 2013.

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