View Vacancy - Technology Investment Analyst DIT (DEU22.678)
Are you interested in a career in international trade and investment? Would you like to make an impact in a fast-moving, high-profile international environment? We are looking for an enterprising, team oriented and highly organised Technology Investment Analyst to join the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) team based at the British Consulate in Munich or the British Embassy in Berlin.
DIT’s mission in Germany is to improve market access for businesses, champion free and fair trade, and encourage trade and investment between the UK and Germany. This is critical to our economies, supporting millions of jobs, driving economic growth, raising wages and improving living standard across the globe, whilst at the same time promoting wider goals – e.g. tackling climate change and improving economic security. For more information about DIT’s objectives, see here.
You will play a crucial role delivering this work. DIT Germany has around 40 staff based at the Embassy in Berlin and the Consulates-General in Düsseldorf and Munich.
The UK has one of the most vibrant technology ecosystems in the world. This job offers the opportunity to work at the heart of DIT’s strategy to promote trade and inward investment by focusing on cutting edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Quantum, Semiconducters, and Cyber Security. Working across the trade and investment functions within the team, you will provide high quality analytical work and support a variety of exciting external engagements. This includes analysing technology procurement and innovation scouting structures, engaging with high growth tech companies on UK expansion plans, coordinating senior visits and briefing papers, and organising and managing business events.
As such, this role offers an excellent opportunity to develop your own contact networks and knowledge of the UK technology ecosystem’s commercial relationship with Germany.
This is a full-time fixed-term position for a contract period of two years with possibility of renewal. The gross yearly salary is €45,564 gross per annum rising to €51,182 gross per annum after a qualifying period in addition to performance related pay. (Salary is not negotiable).
The successful candidate will be subject to professional background check and security clearance. The successful candidate must have pre-existing work authorisation in Germany in order to apply.
Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local German employment law.
Visa/work permit requirements: Candidates must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Germany and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.
Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure you meet the legal requirements to live and work in this country.
The Germany Network and DIT are a rewarding and exciting place to work, offering:
We are committed to ensuring the jobholder can use this role as a great development opportunity and you will have the chance to take part in our broad and varied corporate and learning and development opportunities.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. We particularly encourage applications from candidates with protected characteristics. DIT Europe and the FCDO Germany Network want to maximise the potential of everyone who chooses to work for us, regardless of their background.
Learning and development opportunities:
The British Embassy in Berlin has a strong ethos of Learning and Development, including our Learning and Development Week. In addition, there will be many opportunities to attend external seminars and events on relevant issues. This is in addition to the induction programme offered to all Embassy staff.
The successful applicant will be encouraged to be actively involved in the corporate life of the Embassy, contributing to the wider objectives of the British Government’s Germany network and supporting the Embassy’s positive working environment.
The role holder will have access to a wide range of trade skills and trade policy training via the dedicated EU Learning Hub as well as the FCDO Diplomatic Academy, with encouragement to undertake the Trade Practitioner Course.
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”. We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.
Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.
Please be advised that the British Embassy will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.
* Please note Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment indicates Level C2 as Mastery or proficiency Level which comprehends that a person can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read; can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation; can express themselves spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations. For more information please click on the following link CEFR. Please bear in mind in case you are invited for an interview your languages skills are going to be assessed.
This opportunity is closed to applications.