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Research Assistant at the Danish Embassy in Prague

08.07.2019  10:29
Are you our next Research Assistant? We are currently looking for a Czech speaking student with great English skills and the enthusiasm to help our commercial advisors support Danish companies in the Czech Republic. Please apply no later than the 30th of July. Find details below.

Join our Trade Department of the Danish Embassy and help Danish businesses with their market entry into the Czech Republic. As a research assistant, you will be a part of our regional team of trade advisors covering Czechia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Ukraine. You will thus gain experience following Danish companies into the CEE region as a whole. You will help us with interesting Danish-Czech projects supporting our mutual commercial cooperation, mainly within green energy solutions, innovative technologies, robotics, smart cities, pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, agricultural production and digitization.

Key accountabilities:
- Assist Senior Commercial Advisors and the Head of Trade Department
- Help with organization of events supporting Danish export
- Run smaller projects independently
- Practical export related issues

An ideal candidate:
- is proactive and flexible
- has an innovative approach
- can work independently
- speaks fluent English
- speaks native Czech
- is open to learn and gain experience

We offer:
- paid internship starting September, 2019
- part-time - 20 hours per week
- monthly salary: 13 000 CZK/month
- vacation: 25 days

Next steps:
Please send us your job application and CV in English explaining why you are interested in being a research assistant by July 30, 2019. CV alone is not regarded as an application. Then, we will invite selected candidates for an interview. The successful candidate needs to go through a security clearance, which might take a few months. We aim at you starting work on September 1, 2019.

Contact for applications: Stephen Ridgway, Senior Commercial Advisor, sterid@um.dk

Head of Trade Department: Jens Thomsen, Minister Counsellor Trade and Commerce

Royal Danish Embassy, Maltézské nám. 5, 118 01 Praha 1, Malá Strana