Job details

Key Expert 2: Trade and Foreign Direct Investment specialist

Job description

Key Expert 2 will be responsible for directly implementing some of the activities related to trade and foreign direct investment. Key Expert 2 will work at least 80% of her/his time in GCC countries. She/he is expected to travel extensively (at least 50% of her/his time) within the region and to the EU as relevant.

Job duration

36 months (660 working days)

Job profile

Qualifications and skills
Bachelor's degree or equivalent diploma in economics, business and/or international trade.
General professional experience
Minimum 5 years of post-graduate professional experience in the area of international trade, foreign direct investment and/or business internationalisation (including in functions involving policy analysis and recommendations).
Specific professional experience
1. At least 5 years of post-graduate experience in managing international projects.
2. Minimum of 2 years of post-graduate professional experience in the GCC countries.
3. Post-graduate professional experience working on issues related to economic diversification and/or reforms in one of the GCC countries is an advantage.
4. Knowledge of Arabic is an advantage.