Investment and Trade Specialist Job in Kenya

Our client who is in the field of Trade and Investment is currently seeking to hire an Investment and Trade Specialist.
 
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.
Email: recruit@odumont.com before COB 17th June 2013