Trade Consultant for Indonesia

Primary responsibilities are to provide trade servicing support to the local textile and garment industries. Consultant will, at a minimum, perform the following tasks:
  1. Track cotton and textile issues and gather market intelligence;
  2. Assist with travel logistics;
  3. Liaise with local and international industry and governments on behalf of parent organization;
  4. Maintain contact database;
  5. Develop corporate profiles of cotton use among textile spinning mills;
  6. Identify key producers of apparel and home furnishings and to develop corporate profiles of those companies;
  7. Profile garment manufacturers; and
  8. Provide detailed monthly activity report in English.
Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years cotton/textile experience, extensive knowledge of governmental organizations affecting textile industry, knowledge of international trade practices of home country and existing contacts within the cotton / textile / garment sectors. Candidate must possess excellent verbal and written skills in English, be computer/internet literate, and willing to travel extensively. Consultant will work on an end-results contract, subject to annual evaluation review and extension on annual basis.
Application should include up-to-date resume, names and addresses (including fax/e-mail) of four references, availability date, statement of the special qualifications for position and an explanation of the base consulting fee required. Only short-listed candidates will receive acknowledgement and requests for supplemental information.
Applications will be accepted by e-mail only. Applicants should state job title “Indonesian Trade Consultant” in subject line and forward inquiries to cci-jobs@cotton.org Please submit applications no later than March 12, 2016.