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Business Consultant - International Trade

International Trade Adviser £35,000pa + Car Allowance + 10.5% pension + participation in a bonus schemeRoles are available across the East of England RegionThis organisation in the East of England works with regional businesses to maximise their success in international markets. They are currently recruiting a number of International Trade Advisers to provide professional advice to companies, including strategic action planning, routes to market, identifying overseas partners, training and market research to assist companies to grow and succeed globally. Main duties will be to:- Identify new and experienced exporters where company support is appropriate to underpin growth strategies- Work with companies to develop their international business potential through the provision of in depth face-to-face support, using your own experience to guide clients to the correct strategy for their particular case - Work with companies to develop their export strategy and tailor the company and other support to deliver growth- Support their events and those of their partners to raise the profile of the company and the importance of international trade- Work as part of a wider network referring companies to other sources of support in the interests of the companyThe candidate will need to demonstrate:- Strong awareness of key international business issues affecting the profitability and growth of companies - A sound knowledge and awareness of issues affecting the UK economy and especially business.- Knowledge and experience of international trade is an essential requirement- Knowledge and experience of sales & marketing will be an advantage- Confidence to build and manage client / customer relationships- Excellent influencing, communication and mentoring skillsInternational Trade Advisers deliver services across a wide range of economic sectors. They welcome applications from individuals with an equally broad range of experience. However, as they have more than one role available, they would at this time particularly welcome candidates with experience within the Life Sciences / Healthcare sector. There will be an Assessment Centre for candidates who successfully complete the first stage interview.

Job added on 27-06-2014