The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is seeking to establish three (3) Commercial Offices – Panama, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States of America (USA), to service Trinidad and Tobago’s trade and investment interests in these respective markets. These Offices will be located within the respective Diplomatic Missions in the various countries, namely the Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in Panama; the Consulate General in Miami, USA; and the High Commission of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the UK. Each office will be staffed by a Commercial Officer (Head) and a Deputy Commercial Officer, the latter of which will be recruited in the respective overseas markets.
Additionally the Government is seeking to assign Commercial Attachés to Diplomatic Missions in China, Guyana, Jamaica and South Africa.
The Commercial Officer posted in the Commercial Office in either Panama, the United Kingdom or the United States of America, will be responsible for the facilitation and promotion of trade and investment in targeted markets. The primary role of the Commercial Officer will be the management and administration of the Commercial Office on behalf of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago
The Commercial Attaché posted in China, Guyana,Jamaica and South Africa will be responsible for the effective implementation of the policies of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago in its pursuit of export promotion, foreign investment, technology transfer, joint ventures, and the development and promotion of the economy of Trinidad and Tobago. The incumbent will be involved in efforts to expand Trinidad and Tobago’s exports to the Asian markets; Southern Caribbean markets; and the Northern Caribbean markets.
Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 14th October, 2022, midnight (local time).
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