View Vacancy – Senior Trade and Investment Officer – Future Mobility

British Consulate

The British Authorities is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We worth distinction, promote equality and problem discrimination, enhancing our organisational functionality. We welcome and encourage purposes from folks of all backgrounds. We don’t discriminate on the premise of incapacity, race, color, ethnicity, gender id, faith, sexual orientation, age, veteran standing or different class protected by regulation. We promote family-friendly versatile working alternatives, the place operational and safety wants permit.

Different British Authorities Departments (Companions throughout Authorities, together with UK Visas)

Division for Enterprise and Commerce (DBT)

Fundamental Objective of Job:

Be a part of the Division for Enterprise and Commerce’s (DBT) mission to drive extra commerce and funding between North America and the UK. With a mature, excessive spending client market and an open, liberal economic system, world-class expertise and a business-friendly regulatory surroundings, the UK is the main vacation spot for international funding in Europe, and the second highest funding vacation spot on the planet. The UK can be the world’s sixth largest exporter and the second largest providers exporter.

We make use of over 150 folks throughout North America, all united by our imaginative and prescient of a future the place we champion open and truthful international buying and selling that drives progress, creates higher jobs and better wages, and improves dwelling requirements within the UK and all over the world.  We search gifted workforce members with the eagerness and drive to assist us in our mission to construct a world urge for food for British items and providers; drive funding; negotiate commerce offers and open up markets; enhance worldwide buying and selling requirements and battle unfair buying and selling practices (see    

Based mostly on the British Consulate Basic in New York, the Senior Commerce and Funding Officer for Future Mobility will proactively determine alternatives for market prepared UK corporations within the Future Mobility sector to develop, win new enterprise or export their merchandise/providers in North East USA. They may also work with US Future Mobility or Superior Manufacturing corporations on this area that could be trying to make investments, launch into or develop their enterprise within the UK.  You can be a part of the North America Future Mobility sector workforce with principal duty for aerospace, automotive and EV provide chain corporations. Additionally, you will be a valued contributor to each the New York and Boston primarily based regional groups. Which means your geographical protection would principally concentrate on the US states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Rhode Island. The function will collectively activity handle one Commerce and Funding Officer.

Roles and obligations:

 Because the Senior Commerce & Funding Officer for Future Mobility, you’ll:

  • Present a complete account administration service to key US buyers in aerospace, automotive, and EV provide chains (in addition to the broader superior manufacturing sector), that could be trying to preserve or develop their footprint within the UK. 
  • Efficiently construct and handle a pipeline of knowledge-driven initiatives which have the potential to deliver high-value jobs and R&D to the UK. 
  • Help high-growth and progressive UK SMEs and established British companies within the Future Mobility sector to develop US market entry methods and/or develop their US market share. This can embody supporting British corporations in-market to deal with any issues round US commerce coverage or market entry obstacles. 
  • Help constructive relationships with US and UK enterprise leaders, commerce associations, regional service suppliers and different key consumers/companions inside future mobility.
  • Develop and implement excessive impression, focused advertising and marketing applications and occasions along with stakeholder companions to construct our model consciousness, promote key messaging, and showcase UK competitiveness in future mobility. 
  • Preserve tempo with market developments, incentives and centres of excellence in North America and the UK to determine industrial alternatives and supply knowledgeable recommendation to shoppers and stakeholders.
  • Work with inner and exterior stakeholders to ship high-impact programming, together with growing and internet hosting spherical tables, seminars and commerce missions, and contributing to VIP go to applications. 
  • Help cross-team initiatives to advance UK financial and commerce coverage targets.
  • Performs different duties as assigned.

Assets managed (workers and expenditure):

  • Supervision and joint activity administration of 1 Commerce & Funding Officer.
  • Handle occasions and journey budgets.

  • Demonstrated skilled expertise in a enterprise growth or financial growth function, ideally in a associated sector.
  • Good working information of the automotive or aerospace business, main corporations and developments within the North East USA and ideally within the UK.
  • Glorious stakeholder administration talents
  • Glorious interpersonal, presentation and networking abilities
  • Glorious administration and collaboration abilities with the flexibility to ship outcomes
  • Glorious verbal and written communication abilities
  • Glorious organizational abilities and meticulous consideration to element
  • Skill to multitask and full work whereas touring
  • Should be capable to attend occasions outdoors of workplace hours and undertake journey within the US and internationally as much as 15% of your time.
  • Underneath US State Division necessities, the UK Authorities within the US might solely make use of, as non-diplomatic workers, individuals who’re US residents, US Everlasting Residents or A visa holders with EAD playing cards*. If you happen to maintain a visa aside from an A visa you aren’t at present eligible to work at our workplace. Please confer with our web site for data on exceptions to this coverage at All chosen candidates are topic to background checks and would require a safety clearance previous to beginning work. • A visas are acceptable on the Embassy and Consulates. The UK Mission to the UN (UKMIS) accepts G visas, and British Defence Workers (BDS) outposts settle for A or NATO visas.

  • An understanding of worldwide relations and UK Authorities coverage most popular. 
  • Expertise in a supervisory function.

Making Efficient Choices, Managing a High quality Service, Delivering at Tempo, Speaking and Influencing, Working Collectively

10 December 2023

Larger Government Officer (HEO)

Full-time, Everlasting


Americas, Caribbean & Abroad Territories

United States

New York

British Consulate



$87,130 USD

5 February 2023

Studying and Growth Alternatives:

The British Embassy and its US Community is dedicated to all worker’s ongoing studying and growth wants. We provide a complete platform for personalised studying for all the things from delicate talent growth (communciating with impression, dealing with troublesome conversations, time administration) to extra technical or skilled abilities obligatory to finish your job (software program coaching, formal {qualifications} and so forth.).  

The British Embassy and its US Community is dedicated to all worker’s ongoing studying and growth wants. We provide a complete platform for personalised studying for all the things from delicate talent growth (speaking with impression, dealing with troublesome conversations, time administration) to extra technical or skilled abilities obligatory to finish your job (software program coaching, formal {qualifications} and so forth.).

The UK Authorities working within the US gives a considerable advantages bundle together with beneficiant depart, a selection of medical insurance coverage, 401(ok) matching as much as 7%, in depth studying alternatives and an ideal work/life stability.

Working Patterns:

This function is 40 hours every week, 9-5:30pm with versatile begin and finish occasions to be agreed with line managers.

The British Embassy and its US Community embraces hybrid working, permitting its workers to sometimes earn a living from home 2-3 days per week.  We’re a company that additionally recognises the essential worth of workforce work and we embrace and endorse collaboration by making certain that each one workers attend the workplace flexibly but commonly. 

 We provide: 

  • Beneficiant depart bundle plus public holidays 
  • Beneficiant 401k matching 
  • Glorious healthcare choices 
  • Paid sick depart 
  • Beneficiant parental depart coverage 
  • An amazing work-life stability together with versatile begin and end occasions and a hybrid working mannequin with workers splitting their time between working from dwelling and the workplace 
  • Brief-term incapacity, long-term incapacity and life insurance coverage protection 
  • Prime quality L&D providers with international classes and occasions every single day that can assist you develop and meet organisational wants, together with as much as 5 days paid depart annually to pursue your skilled growth
  • Inclusivity is considered one of our core values and we try to deal with everybody brazenly, pretty and equally.  All new workforce members study how they’ll contribute to an inclusive surroundings and the significance of range and inclusion

Appointable candidates who have been unsuccessful could also be positioned on a ‘reserve record’. If through the reserve interval of 6-12 months the identical or a largely comparable function turns into obtainable, that function could also be provided to the second or subsequent candidate.

Workers who are usually not liable to pay native revenue tax on their Mission wage, eg some non-local nationwide workers and a few spouses or companions of UK diplomatic workers, may have their salaries abated by an equal quantity.

Inner candidates should inform their supervisor earlier than they apply to a special place.

Solely profitable candidates can be contacted. Please no cellphone calls. As a result of excessive quantity of resumes we obtain, we can not assure consideration of your software if the submission directions are usually not correctly adopted.

The British Embassy is dedicated to a coverage of equal alternatives and to creating a various working surroundings, free from discrimination, the place everyone seems to be included and handled pretty, primarily based on benefit alone. We’re an equal alternative employer, making all employment choices with out regard to race, gender, gender id, faith, nationwide origin, citizenship, incapacity, age, sexual orientation, political affiliation or some other criterion protected by regulation.

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