This amazing leadership opportunity based in Ho Chi Minh City will have you immersed in the vibrant, diverse and rapidly evolving markets of Vietnam.
It is the perfect place to be to ignite your passion for growing New Zealand companies, your substantial commercial knowledge and your huge appetite for breaking new ground for our customers and our people.
Who we are:
At NZTE we thrive on providing our customers – New Zealand export companies, with world-class advice on how to expand on an international journey. This opportunity will provide you with exposure to NZ businesses succeeding on the global stage. You will be part of a truly connected global organisation operating from 50 offices worldwide, working collaboratively to positively impact New Zealand’s economy. NZTE offers the opportunity to work with New Zealand’s most exciting, innovative and forward-thinking companies.
What you will be doing:
This role will lead the team in Vietnam, including a team focused on consular activities as well as dedicated Business Development Managers that work closely and collaboratively with our NZ based Customer team. The role reports to the Regional Director East Asia and you will be a member of the Regional leadership team.
You will be a naturally dynamic leader, someone who can deal with complexity, continue to drive winning strategies for NZ companies and deliver exceptional results within this exciting market with your team. Leadership is key, you will understand how to inspire and motivate others, confidently channeling this to your team and bringing out the best in them. We are looking for someone who is agile, can think out of the square, with a commercial mind set and track record in delivering great results.
You will be able to have strategic conversations with companies, understand complexity and be comfortable operating in a multi-layered ecosystem. Ideally you will have strong networks to rely on within these markets, however your commercial acumen and resilient mindset will put you in great steed for success.
You will have excellent presentation skills and the ability to listen and understand the needs of different audiences. Building strong partnerships and using your influencing skills leveraging key strategic relationships to open new opportunities will excite you.
This role is a Consul-general position; therefore, you will also provide appropriate consular services, including the protection of the rights of New Zealand citizens.
The consul-general’s role is to lead the consulate-general in exercising consular functions. This could include: –
- Helping and protecting New Zealanders abroad.
- Developing New Zealand’s economic relations with the receiving state.
- Representing New Zealand at various functions and events, working with the diplomatic mission on organising ministerial visits.
- Responding to consular cases and crises/emergencies relating to or affecting New Zealanders offshore.
- Being responsible to the head of mission (HOM) of the New Zealand diplomatic mission in the receiving state for the effective management, security and good conduct of the post.
Why you will love working here:
This is an excellent opportunity to build your career in a truly international organisation. The role provides exposure to leading multinational companies as well as cutting edge start-up companies in New Zealand, therefore the depth, breadth and scope for this role is huge and unique. The culture at NZTE is awesome, and you will be in the enviable position of leading a well-supported, amazing, enthusiastic and committed team.
What is next:
Apply now! Applications close 5pm on Sunday 11th of October 2020 NZ Time.
Our successful candidate must hold NZ Citizenship
This is an international posting with a minimum duration of 3 years. The preferred candidate will be subject to several vetting processes, including NZ national security clearance.