Trade Facilitation Advisor
Company: GIZ Office Phnom Penh
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and implement capacity development activities on trade facilitation in cooperation with the public and the private sectors in Cambodia
  • Provide technical advice and coordinate consultant missions on specific trade facilitation topics in cooperation with project partners (e.g. on the topics of national single window, authorised economic operators, pre-arrival/departure processing, and risk management)
  • Support to the organisation of events, trainings and workshops on trade facilitation
  • Liaise with and represent the project vis-à-vis partner organisations and other stakeholders in the country
  • Participation in expert fora, seminars, conferences and other trade-related events
  • Support to public relations work including the preparation of publications in accordance with project and corporate design guidelines
  • Contributions to results monitoring of the ARISE+ Cambodia and DGT projects
  • Contribution to the preparation and implementation of DGT project plans
  • Support to project financial management of DGT activities in Cambodia
  • Active engagement and fostering of peer-to-peer learning with the project managers of the other countries of the DGT project (e.g. Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Montenegro, Rwanda)
  • Perform other project-related tasks as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications & Requirement:
  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g. International Trade, Economics, Law, Business Administration etc.)
  • At least 3 years work experience, including 2 years working in economic policy, engagement with Cambodian government officials and/or supporting an international development program
  • Professional and/or academic experience with trade and development issues is preferred
  • Familiarity with the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, regional economic integration in the ASEAN Economic Community, and other regional free trade agreements – as well as with their relevance for economic development in Cambodia
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven moderation and facilitation skills
  • Experience in cooperating with trade-related government agencies, business associations or private companies, and a wide range of service providers is preferred
  • Experience in working on economic development with international development agencies (ideally on trade-related issues) is a strong asset
  • Good knowledge and understanding of trade-related politico-economic developments in Cambodia
  • Excellent command of English and Khmer languages, both written and spoken
  • Good interpersonal and intercultural skills in working with various partners from different countries
  • Good IT skills and advanced command of MS Office applications
  • Diplomatic approach in the communication with the partners
Contact Details
Contact person: Ms. Dakmai Ang