Contexte et mission : Incumbent serves as Economic/Commercial Section's Commercial Assistant (CA), the Embassy's primary point of contact on U.S./DRC business-related issues. Commercial Assistant seeks out and responds to commercial contacts in order to promote U.S. business with, investment in, and exports to the DRC. Commercial Assistant also reports orally and in writing on Congolese business environment.
Profil recherché : At least five years progressive experience in commercial or economic work. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Institutions, personalities and developments in Congolese financial and economic sectors, especially commercial investment/activity, regulations and practices. Knowledge of U.S. Embassy commercial reporting requirements and procedures. Knowledge of computer-based Word and data processing. Evaluations: LANGUAGE: Level IV English ability (fluent) is required. Level III French is required. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have English/French writing and editing skills. Must be able to interview, advise, analyze, and mediate. Shows initiative in collecting information, responding to U.S. and DRC commercial inquiries, and keeping Officers apprised of DRC business developments and opportunities. Must have office skills, including Word and data/spreadsheet application. Works well with LES colleagues and USG supervisors. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.