Trade Intelligence Officer

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Trade Intelligence Officer

  • Post Date:January 15, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

Provide market trade intelligence through research, compilation, and analysis of data using available tools for the benefit of the Organization’s Stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the profile and dynamics of export markets for any product, assess the value, size, and concentration of exports, and highlight countries that should be targeted.
  • View the world’s major importing countries, illustrate the extent of import concentration and the countries in which demand has increased.
  • Identify the leading exporting countries for a given product; highlight a country’s position in world exports or in the imports of partner and neighboring countries.
  • Make a comparative assessment of import demand for related products in an export market; identify imports of similar products and possible synergies.
  • Identify opportunities offered by the various bilateral and multilateral trade agreements and advise exporters on how to take advantage of the opportunities.
  • Input in policy papers including the national budget, the monetary policy as well as trade negotiations.
  • Identify gaps/window periods that Zimbabwean exporters need to take advantage of to maximize on low supply but high demand in those identified markets
  • Identify product-specific opportunities by comparing actual bilateral trade, the total import demand of partner countries, and the overall export supply capacity of the home country.
  • Obtain information from global organizations’, enabling local companies to identify trading partners across the world.
  • Assist in building the capacity of the Trade Intelligence Centre to become the undisputed best source of relevant and up-to-date trade-related information in the country.
  • Keep abreast of technological advancements, benchmark Trade Intelligence performance practices, and tools.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of data sources, evaluate their credibility and potential utility, and leverage them where appropriate.
  • Foster healthy, profitable, and long-lasting relationships with clients and stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, International Trade, Marketing, Banking, or similar.
  • 3 years plus of professional experience, locally and regionally, at the management level.
  • Excellent verbal and superior writing and report presentation skills are essential.
  • High level of professionalism and demonstrated ability to handle confidential information.
  • Organized self-starter with attention to detail.
  • Advanced PC skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and Tech-savvy with an aptitude to learn new tools.

To Apply:

Send CVs to [email protected] or to [email protected] with TRADE INTELLIGENCE OFFICER as the subject of the email by Monday 17 January 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.