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View Vacancy - Investment Analyst Advisor - DIT (POL252)

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Department for International Trade roles
Department for International Trade (DIT)

The British Embassy in Poland is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is now looking to recruit an energetic, enthusiastic, self starter and motivated Investment Analyst Advisor to work in the Department for International Trade (DIT).

The DIT helps UK-based companies to succeed in Poland and other international markets and it works with companies overseas to bring high-quality investment to the UK. The team in Poland is part of DIT’s Central Europe Network (CEN), which comprises of 10 markets: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.

The successful jobholder will be part of a newly formed team that will work towards attracting high-quality investment to the UK from different areas like IT and not only.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Researching, collecting and analysing information, providing an insight on economic trends and evaluate investment potential which helps the Investment team to build a successful pipeline of investment landings in UK;
  • Examining and interpreting data from different sources and understanding the impact this will have for a future investment decision making; accessing and understanding wider business information such as relevant economic data and political events;
  • Researching sets of companies from the CEN markets in depth in order to deliver structured analysis to the Investment team for better decisions in approaching those companies for a future landing in UK; drafting and writing research reports;
  • Keeping up to date with market developments, new investment products and all other areas that can affect the markets, e.g. movements in the economies of relevant countries;
  • Monitor pipeline on internal CRM system to ensure timely and appropriate actions are taken. Produce monthly project status reports and undertake appropriate follow up action on projects in pursuit of achieving objectives. Update notes and ensure that projects being submitted to HQ for verification have been correctly completed and that appropriate evidence has been gathered and added to the records by HQ / Post.


Required key FCO Competencies

  • Seeing the Big Picture: seeing the big picture is about having an in-depth understanding and knowledge of how your role fits with and supports organisational objectives and the wider public needs and the national interest;
  • Collaborating and Partnering: people skilled in this area create and maintain positive, professional and trusting working relationships with a wide range of people within and outside the organization to help get business done;
  • Achieving Commercial Outcomes: being effective in this area is about maintaining an economic, long-term focus in all activities. For all, it’s about having a commercial, financial and sustainable mindset to ensure all activities and services are delivering added value and working to stimulate economic growth;
  • Delivering at Pace: effectiveness in this area means focusing on delivering performance with pace and taking responsibility for outcomes. It‟s about working to agreed goals and activities and dealing with challenges in a responsive and constructive way;
  • Engaging Internationally: Effectiveness in this area is about leading internationally, engaging our staff, contacts and international partners to help deliver UK Government objectives. Understanding UK Government aims in the wider UK and international context and developing productive relationships with those external contacts and partners to help deliver UK objectives.
  • Fluency in English and Polish (both oral and written);
  • A College / University level degree in a relevant area or equivalent experience;
  • At least 2-4 years of commercial experience with least 2-4 years experience managing staff;
  • Strategic commercial and economic awareness;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong IT computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office and Internet.
  • An innovative attitude especially towards customer service and performance management;
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with customers and stakeholders;
  • Experience with Oracle systems and databases preferred.
Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering at Pace, Engaging Internationally
21 June 2017
B3 (L)
Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
British Embassy
7,634 gross
24 July 2017

This is a full-time position of 5 days (37.5 net per week) for a two year contract which may be extended by mutual agreement.

The monthly gross salary for this position is PLN 7,634.

Please note that staff members are responsible for paying any income tax required by the local law. Please be aware that the British Embassy in Warsaw will not be able to cover any costs connected with relocation.

The successful candidate will be subject to the Polish references check and satisfactory completion of a probationary period of three months.

Working hours are flexible and staff are entitled to time-off-in-lieu for agreed extra hours worked. The annual leave entitlement is 20 or 26 days per year pro rata and the Embassy also enjoys a maximum of 14 Polish / UK public holidays per year.

Candidates must have pre-existing right to live and work in Poland for the duration of the job offer in order to apply. The British Embassy does not sponsor work permits.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Warsaw are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to Polish employment law.

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.

This opportunity is closed to applications.