Queensland Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner – China
- Based in Shanghai, lead a dedicated team across 5 offices
- Enhance engagement and unlock economic opportunities between Queensland and China
- Broad sector focus: food and agriculture, infrastructure, aged care, medical research and healthcare, education and training, and renewable energy
Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ), seeks to appoint a strategic and commercially astute individual to become its Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner – China. Recognising that China is Queensland’s largest two-way trade partner and export market, and a major investor in the state, this is a key appointment for TIQ.
The Commissioner reports to TIQ’s General Manager – International (who is based in Brisbane) and will oversee a network of 5 offices: Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Hong Kong SAR. The Commissioner will lead this team to enhance engagement and unlock greater economic opportunities between China and Queensland. Guiding and supporting stakeholders by providing market intelligence, business leads and advice is central to this role.
The successful candidate for this locally engaged position will be a senior level, commercially astute leader who has an understanding of government and deep familiarity with China, Hong Kong and Australia. Recognised as inspiring and known for being an outstanding communicator who has exceptional people skills, the appointee will be a strategic thinker who has a record of applying sound corporate governance. Evidencing a commitment to championing innovative ideas, the incumbent will demonstrate detailed knowledge in one or more of the Queensland Government’s key industry sectors (resources, agriculture, tourism, education, urban infrastructure and knowledge-based industries). Please refer to the position description for full requirements.
TIQ recognises that the trade landscape is dynamic and global shifts and trends are reshaping international market demand for Queensland products and services. The commissioner China will play a vital part in supporting Queensland to continue expanding its expertise and knowledge to meet new demand in the evolving Chinese economy.
Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) is the Queensland Government’s dedicated global business agency which helps facilitate Queensland exporters to take their products to world markets, promote Queensland as a perfect place to invest and build global engagement for attracting talented skilled migrants as well as developing international students to grow Queensland economies and communities.
As Queensland enters the golden decade leading up to the 2032 Olympics, TIQ has an exciting and ambitious agenda to leverage global trade and investment opportunities. The Government has committed an extra $150m to deliver on a new 10-year trade and investment strategy, a key element of which is driving further impact across TIQ’s China network.
To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference TIQchi0223, address your cover letter, response to the Key Selection Criteria and resume to Deborah Komesaroff or David Baber, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.