Trade Manager, South Asia

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment.

Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Sales / Business Development
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Overseas
Closing Date: 06-Jun-2018
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: LES Position Description - Trade Manager, South Asia - MAY 2018.doc (Word, 195KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Surjith Singh, Director - Operations
+91 80 4122 7560|

Position Details

Trade Manager, South Asia

  • Classification: Locally Engaged Staff (LES)
  • Salary Range: INR 1,600,000 to 2,200,000
  • Work Location: Victorian Government Trade & Investment office, Bangalore, India
  • Employment Type: Full-time, Fixed Term for 2 years

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Trade Manager to bring a wealth of experience in marketing and business development, including well-developed research and analytical skills to the Victorian Government Trade & Investment office in Bangalore.

Reporting to the Director – Trade & Industry, India, you will be responsible for developing and managing a range of business activities and projects in the India region. Based within the Representative Office for the Victorian (Australia) Government in Bangalore, the position will manage marketing and trade projects and programs for the office and the Commissioner for Victoria to South Asia.

The role requires an experienced professional with knowledge of India's economy and business environment, with a strong knowledge of at least one of the Victorian government's priority sectors (medical technology or environmental services or food and beverage).

Working in a small and supportive team environment, the development of strong relationships internally and with key stakeholders is vital to the role and requires someone who is flexible, solution oriented, confident and diplomatic, with excellent communication skills. The position will work collaboratively with the Director - Trade & Industry, India, as well as colleagues based at Head Office in Melbourne, and across other international Victorian Government Trade & Investment offices.

Successful Candidate

The successful candidate for this locally engaged position will be responsible for all arrangements in relation to relocation expenses (if applicable), their accommodation and day-to-day living expenses. Benefits include:

• 20 days of paid annual leave per annum;

• 6 days of paid sick leave per annum;

• Annual bonus opportunity linked to performance;

• Wellbeing support mechanisms for a healthy work environment.

Employment Eligibility

Candidates must be entitled to work in India, either as a citizen or visa/work permit holder.  Individuals will be required to present proof of work authorisation before an offer is made. The successful applicant will be subject to a background check through the relevant law enforcement authorities.

Contact Officer

Further information regarding this vacancy can be obtained from Surjith Singh, Director - Operations: • Telephone:  +91 80 4122 7560 Email:

How to Apply

To be considered applications must contain:

1.  A statement addressing each of the numbered key selection criteria outlined in the position description; and

2.  A current curriculum vitae listing relevant qualifications and/or registrations, details of employment history and relevant skills.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday 6 June 2018 (Melbourne, Australia time).

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