Vacancy for Head of Business Services Department in Baku, Azerbaijan


The German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce (www.ahk-baku.de) offers the following position by 15 February 2019: Head of 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 (Political Science, Economics, Business and/or other related areas of advantage)
• At least 3 years of project management experience
• Excellent written and oral knowledge of German and English 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 skills and stress resilience
• Strong computer skills, in particular MS Office skills
• Availability of travelling internationally

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 or German language with the subject “Head of the Business Services Department” including a cover letter and CV via cv@ahk-baku.de. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.