UKTI Manager

British Consulate-General, Porto Alegre
B3(L) UKTI Trade and Investment Manager
Main purpose of job:
Raise awareness in the UK of trade and investment opportunities in the State of Rio Grande do Sul and help UK
companies to successfully enter the market and win business.
The job-holder will be responsible for:
 Raise awareness in the UK of trade and investment opportunities in the State of Rio Grande do Sul
through a variety of channels.
Promote UK products and services in the State of Rio Grande do Sul.
Assist UK companies in their efforts to enter the market.
Meet targets for the number of companies assisted and also business won by companies that the team in
Porto Alegre has supported
Contribute to wider UKTI and British Consulate objectives.
Work in an integrated manner with the Brazil UKTI network and sector teams in particular in the following
sectors: Agri-business, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Healthcare and ICT.
Ensure the smooth running of the small office in Porto Alegre.
Contribute to wider Brazil and UKTI corporate issues.
Required Experience and Skills:
Demonstrable business experience in a one or two of the sectors listed above, with knowledge of agri-business
sector an advantage. An excellent command of written and spoken English and Portuguese.
Desirable: Previous international trade experience
Key UK Civil Service Competences for this role: Delivering at Pace, Achieving Commercial Outcomes,
Collaborating and Partnering and Delivering a Quality Service
Terms and Conditions:
The British Consulate in Porto Alegre aims to offer an attractive working environment and remuneration
package for this role: R $7.015,00 plus benefits.
How to apply:
Applications in English should be submitted in the form of a covering letter (max. 1 page) setting out why you
want the job and what value you would bring, together with a CV (max. 2 pages) and two references, sent by
email to [email protected] addressed to Human Resources Officer, always
indicate the reference code of your role applying to in the subject field formatted as UKTIMAN-PA.
Applications must be received by Thursday 26th February 2015. At this point no information, in addition to the
job description, will be provided, either by phone or email. CVs in Portuguese or without a covering letter will
not be accepted. No application will be accepted after the deadline. Feedback will be provided to shortlisted
candidates only. Candidates shall be legally entitled to work in Brazil.
The British Embassy is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and
valuing difference. Staff recruited locally by the British Consulate in Porto Alegre are subject to Terms and
Conditions of Service according to local Brazilian employment law.