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Commercial Advisor - Cleantech

Would you like to work with green transition and business development in Indonesia? 

The Danish Embassy in Indonesia is looking to hire a Commercial Advisor within Cleantech to join our Trade Team as per 1 October 2019. The main task will be to drive business development and engage Danish companies to prioritize the Indonesian and Southeast Asian market. 

The position
We are looking for a dynamic, high-performing, self-motivating, creative and sales-driven (and preferably Danish-speaking) business advisor that can drive and spark the interest of the Indonesian and Southeast Asian market to Danish businesses within the cleantech sector.

You have a strong commercial mind-set and interests in promoting Danish solutions within renewable energy, energy efficiency, circular economy, waste and water. You are able to identify, develop and drive larger business concepts within the cleantech sector and eager to be part of a busy trade team and a larger regional cleantech team in Southeast Asia.

We expect you to drive the complete sales process in the Indonesian and Southeast Asian market (in collaboration with your regional colleagues) by linking your knowledge of the market opportunities and demands with Danish strongholds and solutions within green transition. 

We offer 
An international, exciting and dynamic work environment with extensive travel opportunities in Indonesian and Southeast Asia as well as business promotion trips to Denmark. Collaboration with Danish sector specialists and commercial colleagues at the Danish embassies in Southeast Asia as well as Indonesian stakeholders that will strengthen your understanding of the challenges and opportunities within green transition in emerging economies. 

Qualifications 

Preferably an MSc in business administration, economics, or other commercially relevant education 
2-3 years’ work experience within the green sector in Denmark or abroad, including documented international sales, consulting or business development experience 
Fundamental understanding of Danish strongholds and solutions within cleantech and a possible sector network in Denmark 
Strong ability to identify business opportunities and develop business concepts 
Ability to think out of the box and kick-start new ideas and take them to the next level 
Fluency in English, both written and spoken 
Fluency in Danish is seen as a strong advantage 

Contract and Salary
We can offer you a one-year employment with the possibility of extension on a contract with the Danish embassy in Jakarta. Your salary will reflect your qualifications, relevant experience and proven work-related results. 

Application and recruitment process 
To apply for the position, please send your application (cover letter, CV, proof of relevant education, recommendations and 2-3 references) in Danish or English to the Royal Danish Embassy in Jakarta at jktambvacancy@um.dk. Please title the subject line: “Commercial Advisor Green Sector and your name”. 

Deadline for application is 12 August 2019

About us
The Trade Council (TC) is part of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and targeted to grow Danish export and investment promotion worldwide. 
TC in Southeast Asia works to promote Danish export and investment in four prioritized sectors: Environment, Energy and Water Sector; Food and Agriculture sector; Design and Creative Economy sector as well as Health and Lifescience. The Trade Team in Jakarta works closely with the G2G technical assistance teams (Strategic Sector Cooperation) working on Energy, Circular Economy & Waste and Food & Agriculture at the Embassy.