View Vacancy - Trade Promotion Assistant (ARM23.616)
This is an exciting time to join the UK Government’s Department for Business and Trade (DBT). Our aim is to promote British trade and investment across the world, which is vital for the prosperity of the UK. DBT brings together policy, promotion and financial expertise to break down barriers to trade and investment, in markets across the world to help businesses succeed. This is a great opportunity to be part of an international team that contributes to the success of the UK's trade and investment goals.
The Trade Promotion Assistant role will be based at the British Embassy in Yerevan. You will be part of a small, friendly and energetic team focused on promoting business links between the UK and Armenia. The role will report to and support the Embassy’s Trade and Prosperity Officer. You will have your own portfolio of work: generating and maintaining local and UK business contacts; identifying new business opportunities; resolving barriers to trade and investment; and supporting local technology companies to expand into the UK. You will work closely with DBT colleagues across Eastern Europe and Central Asia including our Regional Hub in Istanbul.
Experience in tracking KPIs, developing reports and processing administrative payment tasks within agreed deadlines;
Good knowledge and understanding of Armenia’s technology ecosystem;
- Intermediate proficiency of written and spoken Russian would be beneficial.
This is full-time and permanent contract of 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday) from 09:00 to 17:00. Flexible working is available.
The gross monthly salary is AMD 719,837 AMD (paid x12 instalments yearly).
The successful candidate will be subject to professional background and security clearance.
The successful candidate must have pre-existing work authorisation to work in Armenia, in order to apply. The British Embassy does not sponsor work permits.
Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Armenia are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Armenian employment law.
The British Embassy Yerevan has a year-round focus on Learning and Development. All staff are encouraged to take an active role in their own development. Time will be made available for training courses, teach-ins, online and face to face opportunities to learn, not only about the specific role, but also more about diplomatic work of the HM Government globally.
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 position.
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This opportunity is closed to applications.