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Principal Trade and Investment Officer

Rockhampton Parkhurst DPI

Situated within the TIQ Queensland Operations Directorate, the Regional Network is the peak unit for the marketing and promotions of the State's regional resources. Distributed across eight regional centres throughout Queensland, the team contributes to the economic growth within Queensland by assisting local businesses to develop and extend exports, as well as increasing the number of investment ready projects across the regions. An exciting opportunity has become available for a Principal Trade and Investment Officer who will be responsible for developing and maintaining effective networks, consultation, negotiation and liaison with key stakeholders to deliver export advisory services in partnership with Austrade, through the TradeStart network to assist export ready businesses within the region.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Project Management
Classification AO7
Workplace Location Rockhampton region
Job ad reference QLD/TIQ310168
Closing date 22-May-2019
Job duration
Contact person Denise Kreymborg
Contact details 07 4758 5001

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Research and analyse regional export (business and industry) opportunities, identifying niche markets across the world, developing planning activities and strategies to deliver on regional and state-wide trade and investment priorities.
  • Lead and influence key stakeholders to develop industry and market development opportunities, by providing high quality specialist advice to assist Queensland companies succeed in export markets.
  • Develop and foster effective relationships with key stakeholders across local, state and federal agencies, industry to continue to build commitment to long term growth.
  • Represent TIQ on inter-departmental, national and industry committees and present and participate in key government and business forums to identify investment and export opportunities.
  • Liaise with TIQ's overseas and Brisbane-based stakeholders to examine the supply and demand for various products and services in other countries and major regions to identify trade and investment opportunities within your region.
  • Provide and update opportunity-specific information using TIQ's CRM and other protocols to enable effective delivery of TIQ's programs, initiatives and services, and regularly reporting business outcomes to senior management.
  • Prepare policy papers, briefs and reports regarding investment and export opportunities, including potential issues and concern for Queensland exporters. Provide recommended solutions to proactively resolve arising matters.
  • Implement State and where relevant, Australian Government trade and investment programs and initiatives in the region, including the tailoring of key messages for the regional audience.
  • Work with the Director to achieve regional outcomes and contribute to TIQ's regional network yearly planning, budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Support the wider TIQ regional network team in fostering an environment that values performance, customer service, continuous improvement and innovation in the delivery of high quality services.

This role may require additional duties to be completed as directed

Applications will remain current for a period of up to 12 months and may be considered for other vacancies which may include an alternative employment basis (temporary, full-time or part-time)

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