View Vacancy - Senior Inward Investment Advisor

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Department for International Trade roles (DIT)
Department for International Trade (DIT)

Note: All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, motivational segment and the competency based questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Main purpose of the job:

The primary focus of this job is to focus on building strong relationships with existing and new UK investors, providing a world class service to help them with their queries to deliver Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) wins from North India to the UK.

Roles and responsibilities:

60% - To support the delivery of North India strategic investment priorities and target of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) successes. Promote the UK as the preferred investment destination by undertaking at least 60-80 company visits as per sector priorities. Deliver 8-10 UK Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Wins from potential/existing investors. Create a robust pipeline of active projects.

Ensure North India investment pipeline across sectors is at a minimum of 20 active projects and that the project pipeline and all databases are kept up to date. Complete follow up of all investment enquiries and lead on investment related activities and events including follow-up.

Strategic Relationship Management: focus on our top/ large Investors who deliver significant value in terms of their Investments in the UK. Adhere to the Strategic Relationship Management (SRM) model of pipeline management, Strategic contacts, Data Hub management etc. 

15% - Participate and lead on Outreach events and activities in Tier 2 cities including Amritsar, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Lucknow, Agra etc. This will contribute in building a pipeline from these cities with a focus on high value projects. Ensure follow up and ongoing communication and support to these potential Investors. 

15% - Build relationships with external stakeholders (trade bodies/ multipliers) and engage with them strategically. Attend their events if there is a possibility to network with investors or to showcase the strengths of UK.

To lead and co-ordinate activities to support the India Investment network's sector campaigns through virtual teams. Work with India colleagues, Investment Services Team, headquarter teams and sector specialists (India & UK) to plan and execute campaigns and achieve the sector targets of 25-30 successes.

10% - Customer Relationship Management system: To ensure every interaction is updated on our central system at regular intervals to reflect the most updated status of all projects. Work within the system’s processes to verify and win investment projects. 

Language requirements: 

Language: English

Level of language required: Highly proficient in written and spoken English.

Experience in working in the area of Trade & Investment focussing on FDI.

Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Managing a Quality Service
3 February 2020
C4 (L)
Full-time, Permanent
South Asia & Afghanistan
New Delhi
British High Commission
INR 103,256 plus a 12% provident fund and 6% Super annuation fund
1 March 2020

The starting salary will be INR 103,256 plus a 12% provident fund and 6% Super Annuation Fund per month. 

BHC offers great benefits package that includes annual domiciliary medical cover, plus a Group Hospitalisation Scheme with Rs 500,000 floater cover for your immediate family. 

The BHC is recognised as a good employer, with a robust, fair and transparent performance management & appraisal system linked to increments and staff bonuses. We have a 5-day working week, plus annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave provision, special leave, paid sick leave provision; ample development opportunities, travel opportunities, a good organisational culture, and excellent work/life balance.

Around half of our work force is women. We treat people with respect and equality and have a policy of zero tolerance for any form of discrimination, bullying, or harassment. This is a good opportunity to be part of a strong, diverse team, working in the biggest network that FCO has anywhere across the globe.  We are aiming to make it the best.

To Apply: 

Please note applications without (a) and (b) will not be considered. 

a)    Complete the Online Application Form

b)    Complete the motivation segment in the Online Application Form and the competency questions.

Internal Candidates please Note:

  • While applying for this position, upload the appraisal forms for the previous 2 years (if applicable). They should also inform their current line managers, and check for the eligibility clause if on probation else the application will not be considered.
  • Inform the line manager before applying for the position.

We will accept only online applications by ''3rd February 2020” midnight (IST).  

Please Note :

  • Applicants who do not have the required qualification & experience should kindly abstain from applying, as their applications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no telephone enquires will be dealt with.
  • The appointment will be subject to Police Verification and other checks including references, educational and professional.
  • We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.
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