Job Vacancy at Embassy
- The office of the Economic and Trade Department of the Embassy
of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Kuala Lumpur, has requested
MAICCI to disseminate the following information: -
Vacancy ¨C Senior Trade Officer, Embassy of the Kingdom of the
The Economic and Trade Department of the Embassy of the
Kingdom of the Netherlands is looking for a Senior Trade
Officer. The department employs 3 people dedicated to assist
Dutch companies with:-
¡ñ Sourcing expertise, products and services in the Malaysia
¡ñ Partner search and business matchmaking
¡ñ Malaysian market information and sector analyses
¡ñ Consultancy on investment in Malaysia
In addition the Economic and Trade Department works on general
Dutch trade promotion, with a strong focus on logistics, water
management and energy. On a regular basis, organizing meetings,
workshops or seminar around these themes.
In addition to the tasks mentioned above, the assignments of
the Senior Trade Officer include a.o :-
¡ñ Answering trade-and investment related questions by
letter, telephone and e-mail,
¡ñ Providing information on various regulations, laws and
¡ñ Preparing and taking part in presentations at exhibitions and
¡ñ Organising matchmaking programmes and special events,
¡ñ Keeping track of major developments in the Malaysian
economy and investment climate,
¡ñ Maintaining good relations with government, chamber of
commerce and other relevant organizations.
The Trade Officer should have good knowledge of the Malaysian
business environment and business/investment climate. He/she
should have a solid understanding on how to start up a
business in Malaysia. Furthermore, he/she must have good
understanding of local industry sectors and services. It is
a must for the trade officer to enjoy business intelligence.
The trade officer should be able to work independently. He/
she should both understand how to represent a government
agency and how to deal with companies. Pro-active and
service-minded attitude, presentation and conversation skills
are important.He/she should treat all projects information
At the same time, the new colleague should be a team player
who understands that assisting companies and trade promotion
is joint effort of the team and other involved parties
(Foreign Investment Office, Agricultural Department). The
trade officer reports to the Head of the Department. The
assistant trade officer is primarily responsible for helping
to provide and gather information and providing logistic
He/she should have an excellent command of English
(including writing). Good social and communication skills.
Minimum of 5 years working experience. Experience in trade
promotion and trade/investment consultancy is an advantage.
Good knowledge of internet and documentation based business
intelligence is a must.
You may submit your written application, including salary
Ms. Y. Bijlmakers (HR Department) ultimately
20th November 2008
7th Floor, South Block, Ampwa k
218, Jalan Ampang,
50450 Kuala Lumpur.
Thanking you with best regards,
"TOGETHER WE ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE"
Yours in MAICCI,
(Hon. Secretary General, MAICCI)
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