Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner – China
Headquartered in Brisbane, Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) is the Queensland Government’s dedicated global business agency. Through TIQ, Queensland has one of Australia’s largest international networks with 15 offices across 12 markets. The offices are a vital connection between international investors and business opportunities in Queensland. TIQ also has a presence across eight regional Queensland locations which work closely with other networks to assist ﬁrms with export advisory services and investment facilitation.
TIQ has entered an exciting new phase with the Advancing Trade and Investment: Queensland Trade and Investment Strategy 2017-2022 which provides an ambitious agenda to drive economic growth and job creation outcomes across Queensland.
With the pending departure of the long-term incumbent, we are looking to ﬁll the role of Queensland’s Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner – China. You will lead TIQ China and manage the development of market strategies and the achievement of trade and investment outcomes. Based in the Shanghai office, you are responsible for the network of offices located in Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdu and also oversee the Hong Kong office which is managed by a Trade and Investment Commissioner.
The ideal candidate will have senior executive experience leading high-performance teams, excellent people management skills and experience in collaborative engagement across the Public and Private sectors. We are looking for someone with a strong understanding of China, the ability to implement strategy to ensure positive client outcomes, a pragmatic approach to delivering services and outstanding communication skills. Fluency in English is essential and in the Mandarin language highly desirable.
An appropriate salary, commensurate with qualiﬁcations and experience will be negotiated with the successful candidate. This is a fixed term position for 3 years.
To Apply: Further information on this role may be obtained from Jo Fisher or Deborah Komesaroff of Fisher Leadership by email tiqchina@ﬁsherleadership.com, quoting reference TIQstc0118, or telephone +61 1300 347 437. Applications close at 5.00pm AEST on Monday, 26 February 2018.