Help New Zealand businesses grow bigger, better, faster into the UK and Ireland
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand's international business development agency. New Zealand businesses are in demand and the team in London are looking for a Commercial Advisor to help New Zealand agritech businesses enter and thrive in the UK and Ireland markets.
Based in our central London office, you will proactively support New Zealand companies, predominantly in the agritech sector, develop and execute their business growth plans, including identifying and providing strategic introductions, market analysis, and research. You will be involved in the identification of potential in-market partners, help develop new channels to market and identify potential growth opportunities.
A superb relationship manager and team player, you will also be part of a global organisation working with colleagues in Europe, New Zealand and our other international offices to achieve the New Zealand government's economic development goals.
The role offers exposure to a broad cross section and scale of mainly agritech businesses, so will suit an adaptable, fast moving generalist with a background in agritech, corporate development, business development, managing channel partner relationships, building capability, strategy and marketing. The ability to build and leverage relationships is central to the role, and you'll need to have existing relevant business networks in the UK.
Your enthusiastic, 'can-do' attitude, proactive nature, creative problem-solving skills and ability to work in virtual teams will be critical to your success.
NZTE offers a flexible, fun and stimulating environment with a unique opportunity to develop and access world class business networks and work with a talented, diverse, international team.
If this sounds like you and you want to be part of an organisation with a mission to export kiwi ingenuity around the world, then please apply now.
Applicants need to have the legal right to work in the UK.
This vacancy closes at 6pm Sunday 6 May, 2018 (UK time) / 5am Monday 7 May (NZ time)
For more information about this position, please read the attached position description.
Please note, internally this role is known as a Business Development Manager (BDM).