Market Analyst & Project Manager, British Embassy Berlin


Berlin, Germany


Sunday, 27 February 2022

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€45,564 gross per annum


Full Time


Fixed Term



Job Description

As Market Analyst and Project Manager, you will play a business critical role working at the centre of one of the Germany Network’s biggest teams, with around 40 DIT staff based at the Embassy in Berlin and the Consulates-General in Düsseldorf and Munich. You will work closely with the DIT Germany COO and Head of Trade Policy and Market Access (TPMA) team to provide high-quality analytical, administrative and project management support to the DIT Germany team.

This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop your own contact networks and knowledge of the UK’s commercial and business relationship with Germany. We are committed to ensuring the job holder can use this role as a great development opportunity.

We are looking for someone who is enterprising, flexible, team oriented, well-organised and able to pick up new issues quickly. The role will require close coordination with multiple colleagues across the Germany Network, in London, as well as DIT’s new European Market Access Centre. You will need to develop effective relationships with teams across the International Trade network, as well as with offices of key businesses, trade associations and other stakeholders on behalf of DIT Germany.

The successful candidate should have strong analytical, research and communication skills, be highly organised and able to juggle competing demands. You will have the chance to work with colleagues across the Embassy and the DIT Europe Network, as well as take part in our broad and varied corporate and learning and development opportunities.


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Role and Responsibilities

As Market Analyst:

  • Provide timely reports and analysis to colleagues in Berlin and London on issues such as the implementation of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), bilateral trade, economic recovery and the impact of the C-19 pandemic;

  • Organise key meetings and calls with relevant business stakeholders, produce meeting readouts, as well as attend conferences, webinars etc. on behalf of the team;

  • Support the team with data research and analysis;

  • Support DIT Germany’s business and market intelligence function, working closely with DIT Europe’s Market Access Centre and trade and investment colleagues (who in Germany focus especially on the automotive, chemicals, clean growth, food and drink, life sciences and tech sectors);

  • Contribute to briefings, research commissions and respond to ad-hoc requests;

As Project Manager:

  • Coordinate and lead projects, such as arranging programmes for officials, planning events for businesses, setting agendas, arranging speakers and other ad hoc tasks.

  • Work closely with DIT Germany Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Head of the TPMA team to track and log issues and risks as they relate to the DIT business plan; Keep an overview of key milestones and KPIs as well as market access success stories;

  • Ensure updates to our online market access platform and CRM database;

  • Support with the production of content and communicational material for internal and external audiences;

  • To carry out other duties that may reasonably be required and which are in accordance with the grading and core competencies of the job.

  • Any other duties that may reasonably be required in support of the wider work of the Embassy, including crisis response.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications 

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • Excellent oral and written English and  German (to at least level C2 CEFR);

  • University degree in relevant field (economics/finance/business etc.) and/or proven commercial/economic and/or policy experience;

  • Interest in international business, trade promotion, investment and global trade policy.

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills;

  • In depth knowledge of the German and UK business environments;

  • Strong analytical and research skills;

  • Self-starter and ability to work well on own initiative. Ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple priorities effectively.

  • Good IT skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Some project management experience;

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Quantitative skills and experience of undertaking, presenting and applying economic/quantitative analysis in work environment.

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