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The Trade Council of Denmark in Taipei is looking for a Junior Commercial Officer with focus on Renewable Energy 

Position: Junior Commercial Officer

Deadline: 19th October 2020

Junior Commercial Advisor with Focus on Renewable Energy to the Trade Council of Denmark, Taipei

The Trade Council of Denmark, Taipei is looking for a new colleague to join the Trade Council’s Commercial Department in a position as Junior Commercial Advisor, initially on a two-year-contract, with a special focus on Renewable Energy, including wind energy and waste-to-energy.

The Advisor’s role will be to promote and develop business opportunities for Danish companies in Taiwan. The Commercial Department provides advisory services to Danish companies on a consultancy basis. The Junior Commercial Advisor will be part of a team structure and with specific performance measures related to the ability to meet annual key performance indicators, specifically activity level and value delivered to clients.

Main Job Responsibilities

Identify and describe local needs within the Renewable Energy sector and form strategic partnerships between companies from Denmark and Taiwan. 
Materialize such needs into synergetic business models that benefit multiple stakeholders involved. 
Build up strong local and Danish network, accessing decision makers in both public and private sectors.
Build strong market intelligence in Taiwan and Denmark, in order to further create stakeholder mapping and corresponding strategies/engagement plan.
Be able to take responsibility for an entire project life cycle alone, i.e. to create, pitch, sell, execute and complete it.
Be able to hand-hold clients in business meetings starting from meeting booking & coordination, translation during meeting, debriefing to follow up.

Professional and Personal Qualifications
You have a strong interest in developing business opportunities for Danish companies interested in the Taiwanese market. Furthermore, you should have most of the below qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree, for example in engineering or environmental studies.
At least two years working experiences.
Knowledge of industry network and local stakeholders in the energy sector. 
Understanding of and interest in the energy market in Taiwan, with special focus on wind energy and waste-to-energy.
Self-starter who can work independently and also team work with both local and Danish partners.
Strategic, problem-solving oriented, highly operational, and keen to contribute to the greater goods for the sustainable development goals.
Fluent in both written and spoken English.
Equipped with sales and international business development experience. 
Good networking skills.

We Offer
An international work environment. 
Great possibilities for developing sector specific competences, and to work with the biggest players in the energy sector in Taiwan, as well as relevant Taiwanese authorities. 
The possibility to develop a strong network in a sector with large and growing importance.
Recurrent business travels to Denmark.
Salary based on qualifications (local employment)
Flexible working hours and competitive vacation package

Our new Junior Commercial Advisor will take up the position as soon as possible.

Please submit a motivation and CV in English to the Trade Council of Denmark ( – marked Application Commercial Advisor) no later than 19th October 2020.
Employment is subject to a security clearance by the Danish authorities.

About Us
The Trade Council is a customer-oriented trade and investment promotion organisation, part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The Trade Council creates results for companies through individual approaches based on the specific needs.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark considers diversity in the workplace a strength, and invites all interested candidates to apply for the position regardless of age, sex, religion or ethnicity.