Thursday, 11 September 2014

Commercial Specialist Careers at US Embassy in Tanzania

Job Title: Commercial Specialist

Employer: The US Embassy

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 20th Sept 2014

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for all CS activities associated with assigned market sectors and general knowledge of priority sectors for the country.
Plans, organizes and executes the promotion of CS products and core fee-based services.
Coordinates major trade exhibitions, seminars, conferences, product launches and trade missions.
Conducts market research for trade shows, trade missions, and client services. Monitors and reports on trade opportunities and trends/changes within assigned market sectors.
Researches and writes major portions of the Country Commercial Guide (CCG) and writes periodic International Marketing Insights and similar Commercial Service reports.
Provides initial technical review of the CCG for accuracy, clarity, completeness and grammatical presentation.
Compiles, interprets and analyzes market intelligence data in order to exploit it in the promotion of CS activities in assigned sectors and best prospect sectors.
Demonstrates, builds and maintains an extensive range of mid to senior-level contacts in business and government.
Counsels clients on their potential for export success.
Conducts pre and post license export checks and reports back to Washington, D.C. The incumbent handles complex trade complaints, especially from U.S. companies.
Assists and advises the Senior Commercial Officer on complex Tanzanian government tenders and associated commercial advocacy projects on behalf of U.S. companies.
Assists the Senior Commercial Officer with senior-level Commerce Department official visits to Tanzania. Mentors junior staff on Commercial Service policies and procedures.
Serves as a team leader for more extensive projects, and may be requested to supervise and/or provide training to junior staff in all aspects related to the work of a Commercial Specialist.

How to Apply:

Please go to the Website for details