The International Trade Branch is seeking a seasoned leader and export practioner to manage a team of export development professionals who deliver the Ministry's export development programs and assist individual companies to access and expand in to international markets.What can I expect to do in this role?• manage unit staff by establishing objectives and performance standards and by providing excellent leadership, motivation and international business expertise• manage a range of export development programs and services to Ontario's small and medium enterprises to expand into International markets and advise Ontario companies on international market entry and expansion strategies• develop intellectual capital on export development by managing research projects, developing information databases and encouraging information sharing• create an effective network in the export development community to promote the Ministry's agenda to a wide range of stakeholders• manage financial plans, budgets, forecasts and contracts• you are capable of frequent international travelHow do I qualify?Leadership Skills:• you can provide leadership to and build a high performing team to ensure a collaborative work environment• you can manage performance and develop staff and provide advice on the full spectrum of export practices and strategiesTechnical Expertise:• you have extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of international affairs and procurement, relevant commercial and financial requirements to provide consultation and advice to exporting SMEs• you have first-hand experience in export sales and international trade development in a broad range of emerging and developed countries• you have knowledge of conditions in Ontario and assigned markets, which impact on tradeAnalytical and Strategic Thinking Skills:• you can assist in the development of organization vision, direction and strategy• you can promote Ontario and Ontario's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to international buyers and execute marketing initiatives in different markets• you have analytical skills and good judgment to analyze market trends, issues and stakeholder needs to respond with appropriate services, programs and initiativesStakeholder Management:• you can work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders with different needs and facilitate information sharing and joint initiatives• you can prepare complex presentations, plans and advice to senior management and stakeholders• you have consultation skills to analyze client's needs and to respond with appropriate solutions and options • you demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with international buyers from various culturesAdministrative and Project Management Skills:• you can manage the unit's administrative and financial processes and procedures such as contracts, business planning, procurement, budgets and resources• you can manage complex projects and international eventsComputer Proficiency• you have knowledge of the latest technology to recommend and implement options to upgrade marketing tools and service delivery• you are proficient in using computer software such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation to prepare a variety of reports
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