The British Embassy is seeking applications from eligible and qualified candidates for the Job post of ‘Energy Trade Specialist’ for its embassy located in Melbourne, Australia. All interested candidates can check their eligibility and apply to the British embassy vacancy.
Job Post: Energy Trade Specialist
Salary: AUD 101,623
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Organization: UK Embassy, Melbourne
Last date to Apply: 29th October 2020
To promote Scotland’s energy sector capabilities to Australian stakeholders and develop new export opportunities for Scottish supply chain companies, with a focus on renewable energy, hydrogen, and energy transition.
As part of the Global Energy Trade team, the Specialist will apply innovative thought to issues, identifying multiple channels to grow Scottish energy exports by proactively identifying trade opportunities for Scottish companies with key prospects. The Specialist will lead the delivery of complex specialist support to Scottish companies looking to do business in Australia, whilst ensuring focus and delivery against SDI and energy sector objectives.
Main duties and responsibilities:
The Jobholder will have contact with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally. They will be involved in providing and analysing complex information, negotiating changes, securing agreement to proposed actions and providing advice to senior management.
Trade Development (60%)
The jobholder will be expected to identify, develop and deliver new business opportunities in Australia for Scottish companies, focusing primarily on renewable energy, hydrogen and energy transition activity. This will include identifying potential gaps in Australian energy supply chains and working with SDI sector colleagues in Scotland to accurately map Scottish supply chain capabilities against Australian requirements. A key aspect
of the job will be to build and maintain a commercially relevant network of key stakeholders, including operators, developers, tier-1 contractors, investors, GlobalScots, economic development agencies, regulators, industry and trade bodies.
Trade Support (20%)
The jobholder will be expected to respond to ad hoc inquiries from Scottish energy companies, including but not limited to requests for information on Australia’s energy landscape, regulatory environment, advising on potential projects and partners, helping to facilitate introductions and arrange meetings.
Marketing and Promotion (20%)
The jobholder will be expected to support colleagues in Scotland with the development and delivery of trade delegations and SDI presence at key industry conferences and shows, organize in-market events and work with media and marketing colleagues in the British High Commission and Consulates General to promote Scottish energy capabilities where and when relevant.
- Experience of working in the energy or infrastructure sector.
- Customer relationship management skills, with high levels of confidence and credibility in dealing with senior personnel
- Diagnostic, strategic challenger, influencer and facilitation skills
- Ability to apply analytical skills in complex situations
- Ability to work on own initiative
- Excellent written skills, IT literate and comfortable using Microsoft packages such as PowerPoint, Excel and Word as well as modern CRM system such as Dynamics
- Level of language required: English (native fluency)
- Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace