Director of Investment and Trade development

Qatari-Russian Center for Cooperation
Qatar (QA)
17 Dec 2020
15 Feb 2021
Industry Sector
Government, Investment Bank
Employment Type
Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

•  Work with the Managing Director of Investment & Trade in Moscow to set and achieve business plans and KPIs related to the Investment and Trade business stream with Qatari and Russian entities, SPIEF 2021 and other projects or opportunities in line with the Moscow headquarters

•  Support business development and sales activities related to identifying and securing deals between Qatari and Russian businesses and governmental organizations

•  Establish and build relationships with senior executives at Qatari entities as well with Russian businesses in Qatar and support mutual engagements, determine investment goals and discuss strategies

•  Actively set up meetings and proactively generate leads and the right contacts as well as follow up and track progress and highlight issues to management to find solutions

•  Lead and support business missions to Russia and Qatar and relevant events

•  Ideate and oversee management of relevant events from start to finish according to agreed upon requirements, target audience, budget and objectives

•  Oversee event preparations, including developing RFPS, sourcing and negotiating with vendors and suppliers and managing the procurement process

•  Analyze event’s success and generate reports for internal and external stakeholders

•  Proactively generate leads, develop proposals, follow up and track progress and highlight issues to management and find solutions

•  Coordinate and support cultural missions to Russia and Qatar and relevant events

•  Identify relevant entities in both Qatar and Russia to develop and coordinate networking opportunities

•  Ability to research, be resourceful, work independently and as part of team

•  Cultivate and liaise with intermediaries and connectors who will assist the team in reaching new customers and opportunities

•  Offer strategic and locally-oriented advice to the Moscow headquarters on Qatar to facilitate business plans, marketing, and promotion strategies

•  Manage, facilitate, and provide strategic support to the Moscow headquarters in its development of reports, presentations, quotations, white papers etc. etc. that are required to succeed in Qatar as a business



•  At least 5-7 years of business development / investment banking experience in Qatar

•  Strong knowledge of Qatari entities (functions, goals, priorities, strategy) and the Qatari business landscape

•  Good knowledge of trade and investment is a plus

•  Ability to manage C-Suite relationships

•  Ability to present expertly

•  Ability to build new relationships in all sectors of work 

•  Strong spoken and written English, Arabic is a plus

•  Team player, excellent communication and organizational skills

Driven, proactive and able to work autonomously with little supervisio

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