Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) - General Manager

As Austrade’s General Manager, Europe, you will be based in Frankfurt and, will lead a team of professional Senior Trade Commissioners across Europe, the United Kingdom (UK) and Russia to deliver cohesive trade, international education promotion and foreign direct investment attraction strategies and outcomes.

You will contribute to Australia’s global reputation by enhancing economic prosperity and promoting Australian capability across European, UK and Russian markets.

In addition, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of Austrade’s Frankfurt Post operations and will represent the commercial interests of Australian business at a senior level with European companies, peak industry and business groups and government agencies.

You will advance Australia’s strengths as a highly attractive destination for investors and promote Australia as a quality provider of education.

Leveraging the badge of government to establish trusted relationships, you will build strategies for engagement and assist Australian organisations access opportunities in European, UK and Russian markets.

The successful applicant must be an Australian citizen and have, or be willing to undergo a security clearance to the level of Negative Vetting 2 as a condition of employment.