CHIEF DIRECTOR: BILATERAL TRADE RELATIONS (REST OF WORLD)

Full Time Trade and Industry in National Government
  • Post Date: Aug 1, 2022
  • Apply Before : Aug 15, 2022
  • Salary: R1,269,951.00 - R1,269,951.00 / Annual
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R1 269 951 per annum, (Level 14), (all-inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference REF NO: (TPN & C – 030)
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Should you have enquiries or experience any problem submitting your application contact the Recruitment Office on Tel No: 012 394 1809/1835
  • Where to submit application

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) in Economics/ International Relations or International Law with an Economics focus. 5 years relevant senior managerial experience in an Economics/ International Relations or International Law environment. Skills/Knowledge: Experience in research, negotiations, economic relations and bilateral policy development as well as analysis thereof. Understanding of economic policy, especially trade and industrial policy development and economic regulation. Experience in organisational strategic planning, performance and financial management, monitoring and evaluation. Experience in stakeholder management, people management, project management, strategic capability and leadership. Negotiation skills, research skills, presentation skills, communication skills (verbal and written), interpersonal skills, planning and organising skills, mentoring and coaching. Knowledge and understanding of Public Service Regulations, Public Service Act, Public Finance Management Act and Treasury Regulations. Computer literacy, knowledge and understanding of key legislation applicable to public entities and the dtic. DUTIES : Research and Policy formulation management: Research and compile strong analytical documents assessing trade, investment and the potential for South Africa to develop cooperative arrangements with targeted countries in industrial development, small enterprise development, among others, leveraging on the economic strengths of the designated country. Oversee the development by Directorates of regional and country strategies that delineate specific objectives to be realized in the promotion of South Africa’s high value-added exports, the promotion of investments towards South Africa as well as in advancing other key economic interests of South Africa. Have detailed economic knowledge of key regions that come under the scope of the work in particular, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Develop, communicate and implement relevant trade policies in line with Branch’s global economic strategy. Customer and Stakeholder management: Ensure broadbased consultations at Chief Directorate, Branch, Departmental, intragovernmental levels where necessary. Establish and maintain close working relations with Internal and External Stakeholders. Consult Nedlac, BUSA, Export Councils, DTIC agencies in work areas wherein there may be shared interest and maintain good working relations. Prepare precise, accurate briefing documents for political principles (Minister, Parliament) as well as for business and labour interests as necessary. Strengthen bilateral trade relations in support of the trade and investment South Africa: Provide Strategic oversight on: Preparations to utilize Government-to-Government relations and cooperation agreements as mechanisms to advance mutually beneficial relations. Preparations to develop partnerships to promote South Africa’s economic growth and development through effective planning and preparations of bilateral relations forums such as BNCs, JMCs and JBCs. Preparations for the negotiating and signing of bilateral economic cooperation agreements and MOUs with targeted countries. Ensure effective utilization of Bi-National Forums: Oversee the planning and preparations for establishment and participation in bi-national platforms in line with government priorities. Ensure that joint action plans with partner country are implemented. Develop progress reports on bilateral fora indicating status in the implementation of joint cooperative work with partner country and providing recommendations for new work areas to be taken up with the country in pursuance of South Africa’s interest. Negotiations: Ensure negotiations are undertaken to strengthen overall bilateral relations. Develop memoranda to facilitate a Department or Ministerial decisions whether or not to enter into trade negotiations. Study nontariff measures associated with the partner country to consider

Trade and Industry
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, The dti, 77 Meintjies Street, Block A, 3rd Floor, Sunnyside, 0002 View on Map
  • Apply Before : Aug 15, 2022
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