Estágio – Consulado Britânico – Rio de Janeiro, RJ


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Job Category
Department for International Trade roles

Job Subcategory
Department for International Trade (DIT)

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job

Give commercial and administrative support to DIT Energy Team at the British Consulate in Rio de Janeiro.

What will the jobholder be expected to achieve?

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) has overall responsibility for promoting UK trade across the world and attracting foreign investment to our economy. We are a specialised government body with responsibility for negotiating international trade policy, supporting business, as well as delivering an outward-looking trade diplomacy strategy.

Inside DIT at the British Consulate General, the successful candidate will work at the Energy sector and learn from a very experienced team. The intern’s core focus will be the Maritime sector as well as Renewables (such as Solar, Biofuels and Biogas, Offshore Wind, Biomass and Nuclear Power), on the context of energy transition.

As a Marine & Renewables Intern, your main duty is to provide general assistance to sector team, which includes:

Respond to enquiries from Brazilian and UK companies in Brazil;
Assistance in the production of market analysis, lists of contacts, sector overview and small translations.
Assistance in the organisation of events such as trade missions, receptions, seminars (travel bookings, visiting programmes, preparation of welcome packs, etc.) and attend official events when needed;
Assist the team with the deliveries of Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS) reports by contacting customers whenever necessary over the phone or by e-mails for follow-ups;
Regularly update client relationship system (Data Hub) and keep internal databases updated;
Keep sector charts, texts and presentations updated with accurate information;
Keep the area’s documents, systems, spreadsheets, organised;
Ad hoc duties as necessary (e.g. photocopies, setting up and accompanying meetings, escort visitors within the building, filing etc).

Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Essential on arrival:

An education/degree ongoing.
An excellent command of written and spoken English and Portuguese.
Strong organisational, communication, proactiveness, customer service and team-working skills.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

Experience in organising events would be an advantage.
Required competencies: Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Demonstrating Resilience

Application deadline
21 July 2019


Type of Position
Part-Time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewal

Working hours per week

Latin America and Spanish speaking Caribbean


Location (City)
Rio De Janeiro

Type of Post
British Consulate General

Number of vacancies

Starting monthly salary (BRL)

Start Date
2 September 2019

Other benefits and conditions of employment
You must already be eligible to live and work in Brazil.

This is a part time job (30 hours a week) working hours to be agreed.

Additional information
The British Mission in Brazil is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups and indigenous groups are equally encouraged to apply.

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