We are currently recruiting for the role of Trade Commissioner, Jakarta. The Trade Commissioner is a senior role representing New Zealand's interests in Indonesia and is a strong contributor to the East Asia leadership team.
We are seeking a self-motivated person to lead and mentor the Jakarta team and support NZ companies across a variety of sectors to access Indonesian based opportunities for international business. This role is charged with creating an annual operating plan in line with the regional strategy, focusing the team on areas of high growth potential for NZ businesses, and initiating and maintaining strategic relationships with key stakeholders/potential business partners. This posting has the added excitement of celebrating 60 years of bilateral relations between NZ and Indonesia in 2018.
Ideally you will have management experience in Indonesia, knowledge of the local customs, strong diplomatic skills and demonstrable commercial business experience. The ability to listen and understand different audiences' needs will be key, as well as expertise in being a networker and connector. Experience within the sectors of renewable energy, specialised manufacturing and aviation would be beneficial.
International Trade Commissioner Postings are a minimum of 3 years in duration and you will receive a thorough induction programme prior to commencing your posting. Bahasa language capability or a strong desire to learn the language is desirable.
This is an official representative role and the successful candidate will be subject to a number of vetting processes including NZ Secret Security clearance.