The Australian Government is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be available to start from August 08. Austrade (Australian Trade Commission) is the Australian Government’s trade & investment promotion agency with offices in 100 locations around the world located in diplomatic missions.

Desired qualifications:

* Work experience: minimum 5 years in a commercial or marketing function related to one of the following areas: services, education, mining, ITC or consumer goods.
* Educational background: a university degree or equivalent in business administration, marketing or engineering.
* Fluent in written and spoken English (considered a must)
* Good command of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook etc.)
* Having studies in Australia an advantage

Personal Characteristics:

* Team player and outcomes driven
* Highly motivated and proactive
* Available to travel domestically and internationally
* Innovative, resourceful and accustomed to working without direct supervision

We will value candidates with the following characteristics:

* International experience
* Good knowledge of the Peruvian and Latin American Mining and Industry sectors
* Broad network of contacts in the Peruvian and Latin American Mining and Industry sectors.

Job description:

* Provide commercial advice to Australian companies wanting to export to, or invest in, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela, including:
* Assess market potential for client’s goods and services
* Identify potential customers and key contacts in the industry
* Market research
* Develop market entry strategies and marketing plans
* Find suitable partners, agents, distributors, contractors, etc
* Make presentations on behalf of clients
* Represent clients in tender processes or projects
* Promote the region (Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela) to the Australian business community
* Promote Australian industry to the above mentioned markets (through presentations at seminars, shows, articles in newsletters, etc)
* Assist local companies to find suitable Australian suppliers
* Identify business opportunities for Australian companies
* Develop strong links with key allies in Peru and Australia
* Assist in general promotional activities promoting Australia

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