Vacancy British Embassy in Jakarta

Job Vacancy British Embassy in Jakarta graduated from S1 Deadline: 31 January 2011

We often have employment opportunities that may appeal to qualified candidates with experience and an interest in our work. Past opportunities have included staff functions in administrative areas, Passports section, trade, transportation, accounting, security, public affairs, residence staff and gardening.

Employee Benefits for local staff are competitive with most employers in the area.
If a position shown appeals to you and you meet the requirements, please contact the appropriate office with a resume and cover letter describing your career interests, experience, salary expectations and other qualifications that would be helpful for us to know.
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Trade & Investment Manager – UK Trade&Investment British Embassy, Jakarta
(closing 31st Jan 2011)

UK Trade & Investment is the government department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy – acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in global business. UK Trade & Investment offers expertise and contacts through its extensive network of specialists in the UK, and in British embassies and diplomatic offices around the world. The UK Trade & Investment Indonesia team is based in the British Embassy in Jakarta, and is looking for two Trade & Investment Managers to join our team. One Manager will focus on the Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Healthcare and ICT sectors and the other on the Environment, Water and Mining sectors. The successful candidates will report to two Senior Trade & Investment Managers. For more information about UK Trade & Investment, please visit or

Main Duties and Responsibilities :
To maintain and update knowledge of sectors and opportunities by undertaking desk research, company visits and meetings with relevant officials and to write sector reports for publication on the UK Trade & Investment website.

To undertake tailored research and identify contacts for UK companies and to write tailored market information reports for UK companies.

To brief visiting UK companies on market conditions and the business environment and to answer ad-hoc enquiries from UK companies about doing business in Indonesia.

To organise events such as seminars, trade exhibitions and trade missions to introduce and promote UK capability and expertise
Skills Required:
* Personal drive and the ability to be a self-starter as well as a team player
* Flexible, resilient under pressure and decisive
* Strong organisational, time management skills, with very good attention to detail
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer focus
* Ability to work with contacts and colleagues at all levels

Minimum Qualifications :
* Strong IT computer skills using Microsoft Office, required
* A college/university level degree is preferred;
* At least 3 years’ experience in a commercial environment
* Fluent in English (min IELTS score 6.5 or equivalent) and Bahasa Indonesia, orally and in writing, required;
The successful candidate is expected to commence employment in March 2011. He/she will be subject to confirmation of a background and security clearance. You must have pre-existing work authorisation for Indonesia in order to apply.

The British Embassy is an equal opportunities employer, does not discriminate on grounds of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation, and operates a no-smoking policy.
For the candidate with the right skills and experience the British Embassy offers a competitive remuneration package, including salary, benefits, a leave entitlement and training package. Specific training and mentoring for the role will be provided for the successful candidate. This may include training in London and the region.

To Apply
Please send a completed application form, in English, with a one-page covering letter and your CV by midday 31st January 2011 and by email only to :

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