Vacancy for Head of the Business Services Department in Baku, Azerbaijan


 

 

The German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce (www.ahk-baku.de) currently offers the following position:

Head of the Business Services Department

About AHK Azerbaijan:

The German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce (AHK Azerbaijan) is the official representative of the German economy in Azerbaijan. As a part of our services, we support German and Azerbaijani companies in their market entry and organise various events during the year.

Fields of activity:

  • Lead and strategic development of the Business Services Department
  • Consultancy of German and Azerbaijani companies
  • Active promotion/sales of business services and extension of the business services’ portfolio
  • Acquisition of customers and projects in the private and public sector
  • Acquisition of delegations (including compiling of project applications)
  • Realisation of project-related market studies
  • Project lead of international forums, events and conferences (e.g. EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum)
  • Conceptualisation and further improvement of AHK Social Events

Requirements:

  • Successfully completed university studies (Economics, Global Economy, Management, International Business, Business Administration and/or other related areas of advantage)
  • At least 3 years of project management experience
  • Excellent written and oral knowledge of English and German languages (Azerbaijani and Russian languages an asset)
  • Advanced knowledge of economy related issues in Azerbaijan, analytical competencies
  • Experience in compiling project proposals and in coordinating international project teams
  • Experience in administering budgets and in compiling technical and financial reports
  • Customer oriented and service focused attitude
  • Very good organisational, communication and leadership skills and stress resilience
  • Strong computer skills, in particular MS Office skills

With a team of 15 employees, AHK Azerbaijan offers you a wide range of activities with a high level of responsibilities. The position also implies personal development opportunities and an appropriate remuneration.

We look forward to receiving your application in English and/or German languages with the subject “Head of the Business Services Department” including a cover letter and CV until 07.12.2019 to cv@ahk-baku.de. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.