Vacancy – Trade Expert


Job Description
Founded
in 1985, Cowater International Inc. has built a global reputation for
excellence in the world of management consulting in international
development.  Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and with experience in more
than 65 countries, Cowater has established itself as Canada’s leading
management consulting firm in international development. 
 
Cowater
is currently recruiting Trade Expert for an upcoming project. Candidates must
be fluent in English. The successful candidate will work out of the
project office in Jakarta, Indonesia part-time over a term of 7 years. 
 
This
posting is best suited for individuals already based in Southeast Asia.
 
The
project is responsible for the identification and deployment of technical
assistance to respond to requests from partner developing countries in the Asia
Pacific region. This technical assistance will contribute to reducing poverty
in Asia Pacific developing countries through support to the enabling
environment for pro-poor trade and investment-related economic activities.  The Trade Expert will:
·       Oversee
the provision of technical assistance related to trade
issues
·       Keep  an  up-to-date
 inventory
 of
 relevant
 country-specific
 trade-related
 assistance
 in  Asia  Pacific

·       Maintain a strong awareness of international trade developments,
especially in
Asia

Pacific; and
·       Produce technical
papers/briefs on trade issues relevant to the project.
 
Required Qualifications
·       Master’s Degree in Economics, International Trade,
Business, or related field
·       Minimum of 5 years of experience carrying out
research, analysis, provision of policy advice and/or the delivery of technical
assistance in:
o  
Trade policy
o  
Trade/commercial law
o  
Analyzing trade information and evaluating market and economic factors
o  
Promoting business development and partnerships in developing countries
o  
Building capacities within trade related government ministries
o  
Women’s economic empowerment through trade; and/or
o  
Executing international business strategies
·        Experience working
on international development projects
 
 
All applications are to be
submitted through our job-board http://www.cowater.com/job-listings/ by searching for the “Trade Expert” posting, or, directly, at https://cowater.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1195&iframe=1. The Closing date for applicants is July 5, 2016.
Candidates are encouraged to
apply as soon as possible. Applications will be assessed as they are received.
 
We
thank all applicants, however only those making the shortlist will be contacted

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