EXPERIENCE: 5 years of responsible work experience in a sales, marketing, business management, trade promotion, market/economic research or information management environment within the Mozambique market is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Thorough knowledge of the domestic economy, commercial, governmental and industrial structures, business and industry customs and practices and trade and investment laws, regulations and policies. Thorough understanding of Commercial Services' trade promotion goals, programs and procedures, marketing strategies and reporting requirements or ability to learn them quickly.
- Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree or host country equivalent in economics, accounting, marketing, international trade or business administration.
English level – Fluent - Written/Speaking/Reading is required. This may be tested.
Portuguese level - Fluent - Written/Speaking/Reading is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITY:
Ability to develop and maintain an extensive range of mid to high-level contacts in the host government and private sector; to plan, organize and execute complex commercial research projects; to prepare precise and accurate reports embodying in-depth analytical evaluations; and to render advice with objectivity and employing sound professional judgment. Use of industry standard word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail, and information management databases is required. Strong interpersonal, diplomatic and motivational skills are required. Ability to draft accurate and detailed business correspondence requiring minimal editing. Ability to prioritize tasks.
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.