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Assistant Manager, Business and Talent Attraction/Investment Promotion (Bangkok)

Starting salary from THB 70,581 to THB 128,580 per month, depending upon experience

Job summary:

The Assistant Manager, Business and Talent Attraction/Investment Promotion is responsible to assist the Head and Deputy Head, Business and Talent Attraction / Investment Promotion for spearheading Hong Kong’s investment promotion activities across Thailand and markets covered by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Bangkok (HKETO), so as to attract Thailand companies to invest in Hong Kong, as well as working with HKETO on talent attraction. Maybe required to travel.

Responsibilities 

  • Conduct research to identify lists of target companies and collect market intelligence and information on the sectors of interest
  • Assist in organising marketing and investment promotion as well as talent attraction activities
  • Handle enquiries in a timely manner from potential investors
  • Update and maintain the client database and compile statistics for various investment promotion reports
  • Maintain proper records of the contacts and leads generated as well as the aforementioned activities via various means including CRM, emails and file record
  • Provide administrative support to the Dedicated Team for Attracting Businesses and Talents / Investment Promotion Unit’s programme 
  • Support HKETO activities and perform any other duties as assigned by senior officers

Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; a higher degree would be an advantage
  • At least 2 years’ full-time work experience in (i) trade and investment promotion, (ii) consulting, or (iii) business development
  • Excellent in business communication and presentation skills in English and Thai; knowing Chinese, Burmese, Khmer or Bengali would be an advantage
  • Excellent in analytical skill, business development and creative problem solving; good command of computer skills in Microsoft Office is essential
  • Broad knowledge of Thai economy and Thai companies is essential. Knowledge of business in Hong Kong or Mainland China would be an advantage
  • Experience in the following industries would be an advantage: banking, family offices, fintech, tourism & hospitality and startups
  • Eligible to take up employment in Thailand without arrangement of work visa by the employer

Terms of Appointment

A new recruit will normally be appointed on probationary terms for a fixed period. Upon completing the probationary term with satisfactory performance and conduct, he/she may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms as locally-engaged staff of the HKETO. Medical, social security, workmen compensation, retirement benefits, leave and other statutory benefits as required under the laws and regulations of the Kingdom of Thailand will be offered.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit (i) a Covering Letter and (ii) a Full Curriculum Vitae in English including detailed education background and work experience with contact number and email address by 12 February 2023 by email to recruit@hketobangkok.gov.hk. Failing to submit both or any of them will render your application incomplete.

Late applications or applications submitted by means other than by email will not be accepted. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about 6 to 8 weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made. Any enquiries concerning the above position should be directed to the Head (Administration) of HKETO at +66(0)2059-4678 or recruit@hketobangkok.gov.hk.

About InvestHK

InvestHK is the department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government tasked to attract and retain foreign direct investments in Hong Kong.  

Please visit www.investhk.gov.hk for more information.
 

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