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Job Title:
Senior International Business Development Assistant MMBAI Competition # 580

Rs. 832,639 per annum (non-negotiable)

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
Indeterminate (Full time)



Consulate General of Canada, Mumbai

Closing date for applications:
21-06-2019 at 23:59 UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Reporting to a Trade Commissioner, is the focal point of contact for an assigned group of reactive sectors, which are not dealt with by any other member of the IBD Team at the mission. Responds to clients’/partner clients’ requests for advice and guidance on a variety of routine and/or urgent issues; and provides administrative services to one or more Officers.

Essential qualifications:
Mandatory Screening Qualifications:

Education: Graduation from a government recognized university, preferably with a degree in commerce or economics.

Language: A superior command of English is essential, including excellent writing skills.

Experience: Applicants must have at least three (3) years of recent (within the last five years) relevant work experience in:
• Supporting in general trade promotion, market research, event planning or business development in an organization involved in international trade and investment promotion;
• Experience serving clients online and in person in a professional environment;
• Experience in writing, editing and formatting documents;
• Experience in conducting on-line research and synthesizing information from research into a coherent format, such as briefings, correspondence, and responses to enquiries.

Computer Skills: Advanced knowledge of MS-Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Mandatory Rated Qualifications:

• Knowledge of Indian government departments and agencies;
• Working knowledge of budgets and the principles of financial management.

• Ability to plan and organize workflow, effectively managing multiple and conflicting demands within tight deadlines;
• Ability to autonomously triage and effectively handle correspondence, including letters, phone calls and electronic communications;

Personal Suitability:
• Professional Integrity
• Adaptability & Flexibility
• Judgement
• Initiative
• Client Service
• Effectiveness/Achievement Orientation
• Networking/Alliance Building
• Interpersonal Relations and Respect

Asset Qualifications:
Candidates are encouraged to indicate how they meet the following criteria, where applicable. Not a mandatory criteria:

• Ability to read, understand and communicate in French and Marathi;
• Experience in directly advising clients on trade matters.

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:

• Meet all of the mandatory screening qualifications and mandatory rated qualifications stated below
• Have independent work authorization in India

Condition(s) of Employment:
The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to a Reliability Check (RC) obtained by the Management. To conduct the Reliability Check (RC), the candidate will have to submit the following documents on being selected by the mission.

1. Police clearance certificate (Character Certificate)
2. Letter of recognition from your bank stating your name, years of client service and your address
3. Professional and educational certificates and mark sheets (i.e., academic transcripts)

Area of selection:
All employees of the High Commission of Canada and Canadian missions in India

Important Notes:
All applications will be carefully reviewed against the mandatory screening requirements and mandatory rated qualifications of the job.

Anyone wishing to apply for this position should send their resume with a one (1) page maximum covering letter stating their interest in the position with reference to their qualifications and work experience along with other relevant information pertaining to their candidacy.

Only applicants short-listed will be contacted by the HR Section.

Candidates screened in will be contacted for further assessment, including: a personal interview with a series of questions designed to evaluate each applicant’s knowledge, abilities, competencies and personal suitability for the position. In addition, tests may be conducted to assist the selection board in assessing the applicant’s qualifications, skills and language ability. Reference verifications shall be conducted as a part of the hiring process.

The results of this competition may also be used to establish an eligibility list to staff similar openings at the Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai which may arise in the twelve (12) months following the completion of this competition.

Note that the candidates will only be contacted through the email provided in their application. Please check your mailbox regularly for any information.

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