Job title: International Business Coordinator
Source: UNIDO View: 200 Date: 2013-05-08

 

Industrial Cluster Development and Capital Operation Program
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Investment & Technology Promotion Office – China (UNIDO-ITPO-CHINA)

UNIDO ITPO International Business Coordinator(Service Outsourcing Program)
Recruiting Position: International Business Coordinator – Knowledge Economy Industrail Program
Location: Project Sites and Beijing, China
Language Requirement: English
Appointment Start Date: Immediately

Background / General description:
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized United Nations Agency devoted to helping developing countries pursue sustainable industrial development. It provides tailor-made solutions to modern industrial problems by offering a package of integrated services addressing three key concerns, a competitive economy, sound environment, and productive employment (the ‘3Es’), at the institutional policy and enterprise levels.

The UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (UNIDO-ITPO-China) is a field operation office working with regional governments across China to promote industrial development and clean technology, with a strong emphasis on renewable energy. Through our International Cooperation program we work with our partner cities to match local enterprises at different stages of the business lifecycle with industry-specific international professional associations, investors and companies for potential strategic partnership, capacity building and business opportunities. Through our Capital Operation program we facilitate the attraction of international and Chinese investments in local companies.

Duties and Accountabilities:
• Conducting Service Outsourcing industry, market, financial and economic development research including background research, case studies and historical data with critical approach
• Reviewing company, economic and financial information relevant to Program activities;
• Preparing documents required for UNIDO-ITPO-China projects, including project proposals, presentation, success story, and reports;
• International service outsourcing source linkage
• Communicate with program partners, local government or other related organizations or business units;

Investment Analysis
• Collect information, conduct research and analysis on local industries and specific companies regarding potential financial advisory, investment promotion, project finance, carbon finance and etc.
• Understand the corporate profile form for investment and explain the details and requirement to local business and help them to complete the corporate profile form
• Analyze the information from corporate profile form for investment and draft research summary with internal and external investment professionals
• Follow up missing information and specific issues with local business
• Discuss and consult with local government regarding the investment analysis interaction with UNIDO-ITPO-China office in Beijing

International Cooperation
• Collect information, conduct research and analysis on local industries and specific companies regarding overseas market expansion, technology transfer, value chain consolidation and etc.
• Understand the international cooperation form and explain the details and requirement to local business and help them to complete the international cooperation form
• Analyze the information from international cooperation form and draft demand analysis summary to support international cooperation specialists’ resource linkage.
• Follow up missing information and specific issues with local business
• Discuss and consult with local government regarding the international cooperation interaction with UNIDO-ITPO-China office in Beijing
• Analyse information from international cooperation forms and draft demand analysis summaries to support international cooperation specialists’ resource linkage.
• Review and understand the local economies’ development and planning.
• Collect information, conduct research and analysis on local industries, resource, business attraction infrastructure and related policies as well as weakness and challenges.
• Facilitate internal Industrial Clusters Development researcher(s), external consultants and experts investigation into the local situation and development.
• Schedule and facilitate visits from the Beijing UNIDO-ITPO-China team and external team.
• Discuss and consult with local government regarding the industrial clusters development interaction with UNIDO-ITPO-China office in Beijing.

Industrial Clusters Development
• Review and understand the local economies’ development and planning
• Collect information, conduct research and analysis on local industries, resource, business attraction infrastructure and related policies as well as weakness and challenges
• Facilitate internal Industrial Clusters Development researcher(s) and external consultants and experts to investigate the local situation and development
• Schedule and facilitate visits from the Beijing UNIDO-ITPO-China team and external team.
• Follow up missing information and specific issues with local government and external consultants and experts
• Discuss and consult with local government regarding the industrial clusters development interaction with UNIDO-ITPO-China office in Beijing

Capacity Building
• Liaison with UNIDO-ITPO-China Beijing office’s coordinator for annual industrial conference preparation
• Facilitate specified workshops and training at local level including screening audience, following up feedback and other logistic issue

Selection Criteria:
• At least 3 years work experience in service outsourcing/technology/business fields
• Master Degree in Computing, Finance, Economics, Management, Strategy, Science, Engineering or a related specialized fields
• Strong analytical and conceptual skills encompassing finance and the related areas of investment, industry and economics
• Strong orientation toward achieving results, attention to detail, and proven ability to drive toward long-term goals.
• Ability to juggle multiple priorities.
• Highly flexible.
• Excellent PowerPoint, PDF, Excel, Internet and academic research skills
• The ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently with teamwork spirit
• Fluent English essential

Other Information:
• This position is specially posted for the implementation of the service outsourcing program in China, it’s not entitled to any diplomatic privilege
• The probation period is 3 months. UNIDO-ITPO-China will issue authorized evaluation letter at the termination of probation period base on supervisor’s performance evaluation
• Applicants should send resume and letter of interest in both Chinese and English via email to hr@unidoitpo.org.cn with the position applied in the email title.
• For general information, please visit www.unidoitpo.org.cn
• Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in English to hr@unidoitpo.org.cn with the position applied in the email title. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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