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TRADE ADVISOR
TO THE DANISH EMBASSY IN BUDAPEST

Position:  Commercial Advisor for the Energy & Environment sector etc. 
Type of employment:  Full time employment (CDD)
Location: 

 Royal Danish Embassy in Hungary 
 
Határőr út 37, H-1122 Budapest XII

Deadline for application:   April 5, 2021

The Royal Danish Embassy in Budapest is looking to hire a dynamic Commercial Advisor to join the Embassy Trade Council team (TC Budapest)

The main objective of TC Budapest is to promote Danish commercial interests in Hungary. We create value for Danish companies conceptualizing and executing different types of activities for our clients promoting their solutions such as market studies and market entry strategies; partner and customer searches; stakeholder management and public affairs; PR activities; awareness raising and B2B-events; delegation trips to/from Denmark to share knowledge and promote Danish solutions etc.

Specifically in the Energy & Environment sector, the Embassy focuses on solutions within renewable energy, district heating, green urban development, etc. promoting the Danish agenda of combating climate change and achieve a low-cost, energy efficient, low-carbon economy. We strive to add significant value to our partnerships and customers on a daily basis.

There will also be a possibility to work with other areas such as for example digitization and health care.

The job:

As a Commercial Advisor in the Energy & Environment sector, you will play a large role in developing and executing activities for the Embassy’s clients – including Business development. You will:

  • Conceptualize and execute strategies and concrete activities with a high degree of individual freedom and responsibility.
  • Be responsible for meeting KPI-targets and evaluated and rewarded accordingly.
  • Work in a dynamic environment, which rewards initiative, collaboration and results.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of doing business in Hungary, Denmark and Central Europe – including travel in Hungary, the region and Denmark.
  • Do your part to make a greener, sustainable and livable planet.

There can of course also be tasks to perform in other sector areas such as life-science or digitalization etc.

Read more about the Danish Embassy in Budapest at https://ungarn.um.dk/en/about-us/

Read more about the Trade Council here https://um.dk/en/tradecouncil/

Qualifications:

You have a master’s degree or equivalent in business, economics, political/social science or a related field and ideally a few years’ work experience within the sector. You speak and write English fluently. In addition, the following qualifications and skills are desirable assets:

  • Experience with consultancy tasks and methodologies.
  • Proven track-record of business development and creating value for your clients.
  • Understanding of and preferably experience with the Hungarian market in the sector.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience working in an international environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written ability.
  • Experience with or interest in TECH-solutions.

Employment conditions

The Embassy is a modern workplace in Danish tradition with a focus and priority on work-life balance and professional development. We offer:

  • Contract with a pre-determined duration (CDD) of one to two years with a possibility for extension.
  • Working week of 37 hours per week with flexible working hours.
  • Salary according to qualifications and relevant experience.
  • Competence development activities in both Denmark and Hungary.

Please note that the contract will be subject to the local law.

Application and recruitment process:

You must submit a targeted and motivated application and a CV containing information about education, previous work and other qualifications and references. To apply for the position, please send your application to budamb@um.dkno later than April 5. Interviews will be held in April.

For any questions not answered in the advertisement, please contact senior trade officer Balázs Szendrei via email balsze@um.dk or telephone +36 1 487 9000

The Embassy of Denmark in Budapest attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, sex, religion, age or disability. The chosen candidate must present a “No Criminal Record” and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to employment.