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The Royal Danish Embassy in Budapest is looking for a Trade Advisor

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 the Trade Council in Budapest is to promote Danish commercial interests in Hungary. We create value for Danish companies and support their export activities in Hungary. Deadline for application is 28 February 2023. 

Position: Trade Advisor

Type of employment: Employment on a local contract

Starting date: May 2023 or soonest date thereafter

Location: The Royal Danish Embassy in Budapest

Deadline for application: 28.02.2023

Reporting to: Erik Vilstrup Lorenzen

 

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 the Trade Council in Budapest is to promote Danish commercial interests in Hungary. We create value for Danish companies and support their export activities in Hungary.

 

Main tasks and responsibilities as Trade advisor

  • Market studies and market entry strategies of Danish businesses;
  • Partner and customer searches in different segments;Gain in-depth knowledge of doing business in Hungary, Denmark and Central Europe – including travel in Hungary, the region and Denmark
  • Stakeholder management and supporting public affair activities of Danish companies;
  • Organizing and participating in business meetings and meetings with Hungarian authorities;
  • Maintaining good Hungarian-Danish business relations;
  • Briefings about selected economic sectors;
  • Active participation in business development;
  • Delegation trips to/from Denmark to share knowledge and promote Danish solutions etc.

Required qualifications

  • Relevant academic education (Economics, Business, International Relations, etc.)
  • Relevant previous work experience, for example business development, international trade, consultancy or public affairs.
  • Knowledge of and interest in Hungarian and Danish business relations and economy;
  • Strong language and communication skills
  • Analytical sense, care and ability to oversee complicated issues quickly;
  • Enterprising, outgoing and good at networking;
  • Desire to be part of a team, but also the ability to work independently;
  • Good spirits - even when things are hectic and busy

Desired qualifications

  • Knowledge of any Scandinavian language would also be an advantage, but not a requirement

Employment conditions

This is a local employment in Hungary in accordance with Hungarian labour law. The weekly working time is 37 hours, but flexible working hours must be expected.

Your salary will reflect your qualifications, relevant experience and proven work-related results.

 

Application and recruitment process

The application, which should contain information about education (copy of diplomas), previous work, qualifications, language skills, references / recommendations, etc. should be sent to [email protected] (marked: Trade Advisor).

 

Application deadline: 28th February. Interviews are expected to take place in the following weeks at the Embassy.

 

The Embassy 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 appointment.

 

Questions

Questions about the position can be directed to Trade advisor- Anita Szatmári-Mező ([email protected])

 

About us

You can read more about the Embassy in Budapest at https://ungarn.um.dk/en

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