View Vacancy – MNL – Trade and Investment Manager – Clean Growth, EO

  • Contract
  • Manila
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

British Embassy

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Division for Enterprise and Commerce roles (DBT)

Division for Enterprise and Commerce (DBT)

The British Embassy Manila is a big diplomatic mission delivering a dynamic and quickly increasing programme of exercise in help of the UK’s aims on prosperity, safety and consular issues. The Embassy is a contemporary, numerous and inclusive employer the place everybody contributes to the embassy’s values of Properly-being, Alternative, Respect and Collaboration.

Principal goal of job:

The Division for Enterprise and Commerce (DBT) is the UK Authorities division charged with securing UK and international prosperity by selling and financing worldwide commerce and funding, and championing free commerce. Within the Philippines, DBT works with colleagues within the British Embassy Manila and different companions to ship commerce aims as a part of the Asia Pacific (APAC) community and towards an formidable Regional Commerce Plan. In APAC, DBT has over 200 workers working throughout 13 international locations stretching from New Zealand to Myanmar, led by His Majesty’s Commerce Commissioner (HMTC) Martin Kent.

The publish marketed is for a Commerce and Funding Supervisor primarily based on the British Embassy in Manila, working totally on commerce promotion as a part of the infrastructure staff.  The position may have concentrate on the Clear Development portfolio significantly renewable vitality and water sectors. Figuring out and addressing sector related market points shall be a part of the obligations.  Sector obligations could evolve over time.

The job holder may also work with the Nation Director to advertise inward funding to the UK. The position reviews to the Senior Commerce Supervisor main the infrastructure sector.

The position will help UK corporations who’re already exporting to the Philippines, in addition to attract new exporters for market alternatives. S/he’s anticipated to own undertaking administration abilities to successfully plan and execute revolutionary commerce/enterprise improvement actions for recognized sectors.  S/he may also be required to attend official features outdoors of workplace hours, and undertake occasional journey (worldwide and home).

The profitable candidate shall be becoming a member of a high-performing staff and can interact with a various vary of UK companies and sector stakeholders in the private and non-private sector – regionally, regionally and again within the UK.  S/he’ll ship DBT initiatives in market and collaborate with regional colleagues as a part of an APAC infrastructure staff led out of Singapore. 

Roles and obligations/what’s going to the jobholder be anticipated to attain:

  • Ship an formidable set of annual commerce targets in clear development sectors, together with renewable vitality, water and surroundings, in addition to sustainable development.
  • Develop and successfully handle a powerful community of related private and non-private sector stakeholders to successfully ship commerce help to UK corporations pursuing undertaking alternatives in market.
  • Conceptualise a technique for sector/s engagement and implement actions with the purpose of producing commerce alternatives, constructing relationships, and highlighting the strengths of the UK’s proposition.
  • Keep present information of sector tendencies and capabilities, incentives, and centres of excellence in each the Philippines and UK.
  • Work collectively with the Nation Director on inward funding aims that contain the identification and presentation of funding alternatives, and growing strategic investor relationships.
  • Establish, develop and implement methods to resolve market entry limitations related to the sector/s, in partnership with market entry (MA) and commerce coverage (TP) colleagues.
  • Collaborate with wider embassy colleagues, together with regional and HQ colleagues and with different UK authorities businesses, to help UK local weather change campaigns and financial aims.
  • Assist VIP visits and supply sector associated enter into briefings for ministers and senior officers conferences as required.
  • Contribute and take part in wider embassy initiatives whereas cooperating with colleagues to ship the one-HMG method at publish.
  • Some price range duty could also be delegated on a undertaking foundation.

Sources managed (workers and expenditure):

There’ll no line administration obligations for this position, however shall be accountable for managing assigned sources (manpower and funds) for particular occasions, tasks, and official journey.  

Important on Arrival:

The applicant ought to have a associated diploma in enterprise, economics or finance, and with at the least 3 years related work expertise (eg on worldwide commerce, enterprise improvement, advertising and marketing, and so forth)

As well as, the profitable candidate ought to exhibit the next traits:

  • Wonderful presentation and communication abilities (oral & written) in each Filipino and English
  • In a position to construct and keep a community of key/senior contacts and stakeholders in related sectors
  • Versatile, resilient and aware of evolving priorities
  • Potential to establish gaps and limitations for market shaping and growing alternatives
  • Downside fixing abilities, and eager consideration to element.
  • A dynamic self-starter and multi-tasker
  • Extremely organised and delivers high quality and well timed outcomes
  • Group participant pushed by values


  • Ideally, present experience and community in outlined sectors shall be helpful.  Extra technical {qualifications} may also be acknowledged.
  • Native information and community with related stakeholders in renewable vitality and water sectors is a plus however not required.
  • Expertise and information of working with authorities and trade gamers

Seeing the Huge Image, Delivering at Tempo, Speaking and Influencing, Working Collectively

27 November 2023

Government Officer (EO)

Full-time, Everlasting


Asia Pacific



British Embassy




15 January 2024


The British Embassy Manila provides the next:

  • A aggressive compensation package deal
  • 36-hour work week
  • Assured thirteenth and 14th month pay
  • 20 days paid annual go away (calculated on Professional-rata foundation if joined after 1 January)
  • In depth medical insurance coverage
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Entry to a assured 5 days of studying alternatives a 12 months.

Studying and Growth Alternatives:

We place a powerful emphasis on studying and improvement. You’ll be inspired to undertake developmental coaching and make the most of Departmental coaching inside DBT and the Embassy.

DBT Induction and sector coaching shall be accessible for the profitable candidate.

This position gives a wonderful alternative to construct up expertise and experience of working throughout the UK Authorities.

Working Patterns:

It is a full time publish. The publish holder would be capable of work flexibly by means of altered working hours (e.g. beginning early or late, distant work preparations as agreed by line supervisor), supplied the publish holder was in a position to make calls with colleagues within the UK when crucial and was in a position to journey as required.

The British Embassy has a proper versatile working coverage and welcomes requests for versatile working preparations, together with non-standard working hours (nevertheless workers should be accessible throughout opening hours to take calls from prospects) or compressed hours. 

Different Data:

The candidate should be a sound passport holder on condition that journey outdoors the Philippines will doubtless be required. The publish holder’s sector obligations are reviewed periodically to make sure that alternatives are maximised for UK plc.

Employment provides are topic to profitable clearance of pre-employment checks. Workers recruited regionally by the British Embassy Manila is topic to Phrases and Circumstances of Service in response to native Philippine employment regulation.

No lodging or relocation bills are payable in reference to this place. All candidates should be legally in a position to work and reside within the nation of the emptiness with the right visa/work allow standing or reveal eligibility to acquire the related allow. Any prices associated to acquiring or renewing permits and visas are the duty of the profitable applicant.

Staff who are usually not liable to pay native revenue tax on their Mission wage could have their salaries lowered by the equal native revenue tax quantity.

Candidates are anticipated to have a sound NBI Clearance.

Please word that your software should be submitted earlier than 23:55 on the day talked about within the above area “Software deadline.”

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We advise you to permit sufficient time to finish and submit your full software since solely functions accomplished and submitted earlier than the deadline shall be thought-about.  

All candidates are required to mandatorily fill the web software type utterly together with the employment and academic particulars, expertise, skilled abilities and behaviour-based questions. We shall be totally reviewing the functions and incomplete type the least bit might not be thought-about whereas shortlisting for the subsequent stage.

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Solely shortlisted candidates for interview shall be contacted. Interviewees shall be assessed on the core behaviours/{qualifications} listed above. Unsuccessful candidates shall be notified by way of the system in due time. Appointable candidates who had been unsuccessful could also be positioned on a ‘reserve listing’.  If through the reserve interval of 6 months the identical or a largely comparable position turns into accessible, that position could also be provided to the second or subsequent candidate.

The beginning date talked about within the job advert is a tentative begin date. Any supply of employment shall be topic to the candidate reaching appropriate clearances.

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