The Trade team is an integrated part of the Trade Council (TC) in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The TC team in Riyadh is currently covering Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Yemen. The new Commercial Advisor is expected to promote Danish Commercial interests and to assist Danish companies in creating more business with the local companies in these countries.
The new Commercial Advisor is expected to participate in, as well as execute various activities ranging from market analysis, market entry strategies, partner search programs, to PR-activities and finding new Danish companies that match the developing business trends in the region.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
We are a small, efficient team that works hard to accomplish its goals. It is expected that you will be a great team-player that can also work alone within the following areas:
Identifying and establishing business-to-business contacts
Gathering, analysing and presenting information on market opportunities
Preparing market analyses and partner searches
Organising events and delegations
Planning and setting up company visits
Providing support for promotional activities
Assisting company establishments in Saudi Arabia
A dynamic and challenging position in a unique working environment
The possibility to gain in-depth knowledge of business in the Saudi Arabia and MENA region
Privileged access to Danish companies and decision-makers
Great possibilities for professional and personal development
Potential for a bonus according to the Incentive Scheme of the Trade Council
One annual flight ticket to your home country
5% pension scheme
Five weeks of annual holiday
Applications including a cover letter, resume and transcripts of diplomas and curriculum should be addressed to The Royal Danish Embassy, Riyadh by e-mail to visitksaum.dk no later than June 30th, 2016. Selected candidates will be asked for interviews, and the expected starting date for the selected candidate is approximately October 1, 2016.
If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Ms. Safiye Kucukkaraca on +966 555 03 9460 or safkucum.dk.