[2008年11月07日]

VACANT POSITION - Trade and Investment Assistant

Embassy of the Republic of Kenya
Tokyo
VACANT POSITION - Trade and Investment Assistant

The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Tokyo, Japan wishes to recruit a full time high calibre Professional to join a team of staff to help it realize its mandate aligned to Economic Diplomacy.

The Mission is looking for a mature, independent and strategic actor who enjoys the challenges associated with a competitive global environment that matches to today’s business environment and specifically seeking and expanding business between Kenya and Japan.

Job Description

This is a two year renewable contract job whose remuneration is competitive.
Reporting to the First Secretary, Consular, the incumbent will provide a link between the Mission and key actors in trade and investment between Kenya and Japan. This will include among others, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), New Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan Chamber of Commerce, United Nations Agencies and other Diplomatic Missions. The incumbent will also be responsible for developing and implementing trade and investment promotion programmes for Kenya’s main exports, as well as linking Japanese private sector companies to their Kenyan counterparts in order to grow the economic ties between the two countries.

This link will enable the successful candidate to monitor and analyze trade patterns between Kenya and Japan and advise on appropriate institutional intervention measures.

The Position requires a person with the following qualifications:

  1. Possess a degree in Business, Law, Economics, Finance or other related Courses.
  2. Have worked for a minimum of five years, two of which must have been related to promotion of trade and investment or marketing. Experience in a Diplomatic Mission will be an added advantage.
  3. Have excellent planning and organizational skills.
  4. Good Information, Communication Technology Skills.
  5. Possess excellent Communication and analytical skills with demonstrable ability to prepare and present concise oral and written reports.
  6. Fluent in both English and Japanese
  7. Be familiar with Kenya’s export products profile.

Applications should be accompanied by a reliable e-mail address, day time telephone contact and must include a detailed curriculum vitae.

Send your applications to:-

The Ambassador
Embassy of the Republic of Kenya
3-24-3, Yakumo, Meguro-ku
Tokyo 152-0023, Japan

or

so as to reach by Friday 28th November, 2008.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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