Market Analyst

Italian Trade Agency
Bangkok, Thailand
Full Time
Posted
1 month ago

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

1) Market Analyst
The employer: The Italian Trade Agency in Bangkok

Italian Trade Agency (ICE-ITA) is the government agency with diplomatic status which promotes the
internationalization of Italian companies, in line with the strategies of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and
International Cooperation. ITA provides information, support and advice to Italian and foreign companies
as Trade and Promotion Section of the Italian Embassy in Thailand.
Additional information about the Italian Trade Agency are available at:
https://www.ice.it/en/index.php/markets/thailand

The Italian Trade Agency is currently seeking qualified candidate for the following position.

Job Position: Market Analyst
(permanent contract, with 3 months’ probation period)
The candidate will be required to perform the following duties:

❖ Market/sector analysis to identify new trade opportunities for Italian SMEs, and strategies and
operational plans for their approach to Thai market.
❖ Organization of promotional events such as trade fairs, exhibitions, workshops and seminars
B2B, B2G, B2C
❖ Provision of the services listed in the ITA catalogue of services
https://www.ice.it/en/index.php/markets/thailand to Italian SMEs;
❖ Assistance to Italian and Thai companies interested in importing/exporting;
❖ Identification and selection of trade missions to/from Italy, as well as to/from Thailand,
including provision of logistic assistance;
❖ Assistance pertaining to general office clerical activities;
❖ Utilization of all dedicated ITA software for tracking and following the services and the
initiatives (i.e. GED Electronic Protocol, CRM, Managing Service web for invoicing and
similar);
❖ Management and monitoring of results achieved.
❖ Management of administrative procedures
❖ Perform other related ad-hoc duties to support the team and top management;
The candidate must meet the following mandatory requirements:
❖ Minimum of bachelor’s degree preferably in Economics/ Management/ Marketing/ Marketing
Communications or other equivalent degrees.
❖ Experience in the Food sector at least 2 years.
❖ Valid visa (Business Visa) and tax residency in Thailand for two consecutive years at the date
of applications;
❖ Absence of any criminal sentences, as well as pending charges, both in Thailand and in the
country of citizenship.
❖ Proficiency in both Thai and English (written and spoken) (TOEIC ≥ 700),
❖ Professional knowledge of computer systems and window office tools (Excel, Word,
PowerPoint, etc.) and any other software systems for general office tasks.

Please note that Candidates lacking the mandatory requirement above will not be considered
and will not receive a response. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.


The following skills will be prioritized in the selection process:
❖ Italian language proficiency spoken and written will be considerate as a plus;
❖ Strong organizational skills;
❖ Master’s degree will be considered as a plus
❖ Flexibility to work with different teams and ability to work within a team as well as
independently;
❖ Experience working within an international group would be beneficial;
❖ Good knowledge of internationalization activities;
❖ Skills and competencies in marketing, F&B and e-commerce sectors;
❖ Proficiency in social media is considered a plus;
❖ Work experience in a similar role- preferably in similar public sector or TPO – Trade Promotion
Organization.
❖ Result-oriented, resourceful, positive approach to problem-solving;
❖ Immediate or short-term availability.
The candidate should be ready to travel internationally, when required.
Salary and Compensation
Compensation will be Bath.55,200/monthly for 13 months, plus a yearly bonus based on performance
and availability of funds.
Medical insurance coverage will be offered, 15 days of ordinary leave and 13 paid holidays per year are
granted.


Position is for a Full time job on site, no remote working allowed.


Due to the fiscal status of Italian Trade Agency in Thailand, the candidate shall be solely and fully
responsible for taxes and all related fiscal requirements requested by local laws
Application Process : Deadline: March 1st , 2024 at 5:00 pm

Documents submission:
1. Interested candidates must submit the attached application letter and CV (specify current
salary) ONLY BY EMAIL, to: [email protected] Attn. Paola Guida specifying in the subject line:
“Market Analyst Position” along with the following documents:
- copy of bachelor’s degree certificate
- copy of passport
- copy of Business VISA
2. Fill in the Google Form at the following Link: https://forms.gle/E5rSWWp7DKXT6AgK8
Selection procedure
ITA will acknowledge receipt of all applications, but only candidates who meet the above-listed
requirements will be invited to move forward in the selection process. Please note that the
selection process includes the passing of a written test and an interview:
1. Written test in English and Thai on the following subjects: International Marketing and
Communication, market research

The written test is aimed to ascertain relevant knowledge of International Marketing and Communication
and assess the candidate strength of reasoning.
The candidates may score up to 50 points and must score at least 35 points to be admitted to the
Practical test.
2. Practical IT test and Interview in English, Thai and Italian (eventually)
The candidates may score up to 50 points.
The practical test is aimed to ascertain IT skills (up to 15 points).
The interview, conducted either in English and Thai and/or Italian, will focus on CV of the candidate,
professional experiences and skills, qualifications, motivation and strength of reasoning (up to 35
points). Candidates must perform an oral translation, without the use of a dictionary, of a short text of
the local language into English and/or Italian (Proficiency in Italian language will be considerate as a
plus)
After testing, each candidate will be ranked on a 100 points scale.
Only candidates who scored at least 70 (out of 100 points) will become eligible and shortlisted.
The position will be offered to the eligible candidate with the highest score unless he/she intends to
withdraw, resign, or ITA finds later that he/she lacks the eligibility requirements: in such a case, the
position will be offered to the next ranked eligible applicants, according to a list that will remain valid for
12 months. The list will be published on the ITA website.
IMPORTANT NOTICE
This selection could be suspended and/or cancelled at any moment and for any reason or no
reason by ITA at its sole discretion, without creating any obligation and/or expectation or
reliance on the part of eligible candidates.

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