EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience working with business or government sector or NGOs in field of marketing or economics or trade promotion or international trade is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of people-management skills/ techniques. In-depth knowledge of the Saudi economy, commercial and industrial structure, business and industry customs and practices, key import sectors, and trade and investment laws, regulations and policies. Thorough understanding of trade promotion goals, programs and procedures, and international marketing strategies.
ln-depth knowledge of U.S. business. Well-developed network of contacts in Saudi governments and industry.
- Education Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in business management, international trade, economics, or marketing required.
LANGUAGE: Level IV English and Level IV Arabic mandatory. Skills will be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must develop and maintain an extensive range of mid-to-high-level contacts in the host government and in the private sector; plan , organize, and execute complex commercial research projects and to prepare precise and accurate reports , embodying in-depth analytical evaluation, and render advise with detachment and objectivity , employing sound professional judgment . A valid Saudi Arabian driver’s license is required and ability to travel to the U.S. independently and lead trade delegation.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.