International Trade Liaison Officer Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya (120K)

Position Title: Trade Liaison Officer

Industry: International Trading

Gross Salary: 90K – 120K

Location: Nairobi

Our client is one of largest Japanese Trading & Investment companies that deal with textile, machinery, metals, minerals, energy, chemicals, food, general products, and communications technology.

They are looking to hire a Trade Liaison Officer. The ideal candidate must have the experiences / knowledge about business development for at least 2 years in chemicals.

Key Responsibilities

  • To collect the required information and report to Head Office and Nairobi Office accurately & timely as may be assigned from time to time.
  • To engage in liaison, coordination and market research activities for Head Office’s Chemicals related projects and business with other Nairobi members, with the aim to:
  • Maintain and develop relationships with East African local industries and suppliers of Head Office, and by understanding their needs and capabilities,
  • Enable Head Office to trade chemicals and related items to East Africa,
  • Assist Head Office to promote chemical related items in East Africa, in order to maximize market access for already established manufacturers in Japan & other countries.
  • Analyzing the market, finding the potential customers and cultivating the relationship with them on behalf of Head office
  • Enable Head Office to estimate total available market and strategize how to penetrate in East Africa
  • Coordination between the customers and HQ for their smooth trade transactions with the knowledge of the product information, market needs and customer’s requirements.
  • To identify, develop and communicate any new and emerging business opportunities to Head Office,
  • Other projects and duties as assigned by Nairobi and Head Office

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical or biological sciences preferred
  • 2 years working experience
  • Logical thinking, outstanding communication skills both oral and in writing
  • Outstanding business acumen, good in report writing and presentation
  • Flexible, good interpersonal skills for both office environment and business networking
  • Outgoing and culturally dynamic with ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Good sense of sustainability of operations, activities and cost management
  • High integrity and understanding of compliance including IT security
  • Good at mathematics and ability to use Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to prioritize tasks for good work management
  • Creative and good at problem solving with strong sense of responsibility
  • Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
  • Good sense of time and judgement
  • Team player

Male candidates encouraged to apply

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Trade Liaison Officer) to before 23rd January 2023.