Economic and Trade Advisor 50%

Jawatan Kosong Economic and Trade Advisor 50% di [SYARIKAT]


Switzerland is one of the biggest foreign direct investors in Malaysia and an important economic partner. Our companies constantly look for new opportunities to create value with their innovative and sustainable solutions. Our governments are negotiating a new bilateral investment protection agreement and an economic partnership agreement between the European Free Trade Association and Malaysia.

In order to help us further develop our bilateral economic relations, the Embassy of Switzerland in Malaysia is looking for an Economic and Trade Advisor 50%.

Your responsibilities:

  • Analyze and report on policies and developments in the area of economy, finance, trade and sustainability
  • Identify business opportunities for Swiss companies and promote Switzerland as an innovation hub
  • Advise the Embassy leadership and head office on matters related to economy and trade
  • Organize business missions, visits and events
  • Network and liaise with authorities, business associations such as the Swiss Malaysian Chamber of Commerce, companies and experts
  • Contribute to the Embassy’s communication on social media and other channels

Your qualifications:

  • University degree in economics, business administration, law or a related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant private or public sector experience (e.g. economic policy analysis, market analysis, trade and investment promotion, economic or trade consultancy, public affairs)
  • Familiarity with Malaysian business environment, ideally in different sectors
  • Pro-active and self-driven personality who is self-reliant and takes responsibility
  • Excellent writing skills combined with analytical and conceptual thinking
  • Communicative and outgoing personality, keen to network
  • Team-player who adapts well in a multicultural and dynamic environment
  • Focused on results, service-oriented
  • Savviness about IT applications and social media
  • Excellent command of English and Bahasa Malaysia; German or French is an asset.

Our offer:

  • Multifaceted and rewarding job with plenty of opportunity to shape your work
  • Opportunity to work for one of the most innovative, competitive and well-recognized countries
  • Exposure to the worlds of government and business
  • Opportunity for personal development and trainings
  • Dynamic and international work environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Start of employment: 1 October 2023 (or by arrangement)

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a motivation letter in English together with a detailed CV and copies of degree(s) and working references.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Applications will not be returned. Please note that we cannot respond to telephone inquiries.

Closing date for submitting applications is 20 August 2023.

Maklumat Tambahan Jawatan Kosong

Tahap Pekerjaan : Senior Executive
Kelayakan : Others, Others
Pengalaman Kerja : 5 years
Jenis Kerja : Full-Time
Pengkhususan Kerja : Others, Others / 514, 116

Maklumat Syarikat Majikan, [SYARIKAT]

Embassy Of Switzerland

As the official representation of Switzerland, the embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.The embassy supports cooperation between Switzerland and the host country. In this respect, close contact with the respective ministries of economic affairs is important. Bilateral meetings organised by the embassy are used to strengthen relations between Switzerland and the host country.The embassy promotes the Swiss economy in the host country, Swiss exports and tourism. It establishes contacts with Swiss businesses and provides them with general information and legal advice concerning the economy of the host country. The embassy monitors the economic and political situation in the country and communicates developments that are of interest to Switzerland.The embassy fosters collaboration in the areas of science, technology and education with the aim of strengthening cooperation between the two countries in terms of research and innovation. It promotes the exchange of ideas between scientific institutions and universities. It also supports Swiss students in the host country and tries to encourage qualified students from the host country to study in Switzerland.In terms of culture, the embassy aims to promote mutual understanding in its work to implement Swiss cultural policy. It strengthens contacts with – and between – relevant cultural institutions of Switzerland and the host country, and also with artists, for example supporting Swiss artists who would like to show their work abroad.With regard to the media, the embassy acts as an interface between the Swiss government and the official representations in the host country and the national and international media in the host country. It supports the work of journalists working for Swiss media.

Maklumat Tambahan Syarikat [SYARIKAT]

Saiz Syarikat : 1 – 50 Employees
Masa Pemprosesan Permohonan :
Industri : Government / Defence
Elaun dan Lain-lain : Medical, Regular hours, Mondays – Fridays, Business (e.g. Shirts)
Lokasi : Kuala Lumpur