fbpx Hiring Senior Economic and Trade Officer - switzerlandembassyphils
Posted by:EMBASSY OF SWITZERLAND IN THE PHILIPPINESon September 6, 2019 5:02 am
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Job Description
The Swiss Embassy in the Philippines covers all matters concerning diplomatic and consular relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture. It also treats all consular affairs such as the delivery of visa, and offers services for Swiss living in the Philippines.
The Swiss Embassy is looking for a Senior Economic and Trade Officer.
Main tasks and responsibilities of the officer are:
  • Foster economic and trade relations between Switzerland and the Philippines
  • Support and advise Swiss companies doing or intending to do business in the Philippines
  • Propose and arrange sector-related campaigns and events in close cooperation with Philippine authorities and the Philippine-Swiss Business Council PSBC
  • Develop relationships with the business community, in particular Swiss companies and Philippine companies with Swiss interest
  • Author quality economic reports, provide research, data statistics, media reports and updates on regulations.

The applicant must possess:
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in economic analysis and trade promotion
  • University degree in business, economics, finance or a related field
  • Understanding and knowledge of trade and investment issues in the Philippines
  • Excellent project management, presentation and communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders, strong interest in international relations and diplomacy
  • Ability to work independently and to take initiatives
  • Knowledge of (a) Swiss national language(s) would be an advantage but is not a requirement.


Conditions of employment: Subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Philippine employment law. Candidates are expected to have a valid NBI Clearance.
If you are interested in this challenging position in an attractive working environment, please send your comprehensive CV, application letter, references as well as copies of certificates by 18 September 2019 to [email protected]
24/F BDO Equitable Tower, 8751 Paseo de Roxas
1226 Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines


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