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Reference: 86286

Date Added: 14 October 2022
Closing Date: 25 November 2022

Job Title: Business Sector Lead (2 positions)

Working For: Economic & Trade Department, Embassy of Israel

Location: London

Salary: £40,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Economic & Trade Department at the Embassy of Israel is looking for new full-time Business Development Officers for 2 open positions in the center of London. The Officers will be responsible for specific industries such as Healthcare & Automotive or Sustainability & Consumer Products and will work closely with Israeli companies within these industries to support their business development activities in the UK.

Ideal candidates must be able to grasp complex ideas quickly while also being assertive, detail oriented, diligent, and gregarious. Candidates must be able to bridge cultural differences and help Israeli companies navigate the British business world.

Primary Responsibilities of the role:
• Assisting Israeli exporters in finding resources and contacts needed to enter or expand into the UK market.
• Identifying potential partnerships between Israeli and British companies.
• Assuming all aspects of business development, including cultivating contacts and following news and/or trends in specific industries.
• Cooperating with other organizations, associations, and government offices to plan and oversee events and trade missions.
• Building a network of professionals to help support international business and trade.
• Addressing administrative tasks within the office setting.

• B.A degree or above
• At least 2 years' experience in international business development
• Exceptional English writing and communication skills are a must
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
• The ability to multitask in a fast paced and intense work environment
• Familiarity with the Healthcare & Automotive or Sustainability & Consumer Products markets - an advantage
• All degrees and work experience will be considered

All potential candidates will be subject to a background check. Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

The job is based in London and is open to applications by British or European nationals who are not Israeli citizens. Please be advises also that the Embassy cannot sponsor work visas to the UK, if required.

Closing Date: 25 November 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to commence as soon as possible. Please note that we may look to appoint before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

Application Details

The position is available immediately for the chosen candidate. Please send your CV and a cover letter to hr@london.mfa.gov.il 

The email's subject should be: Business Development Officer – Candidates name.

Due to the high number of applicants we will only be contacting those candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage of the process.

Website: https://itrade.gov.il/uk/

Additional Notes