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Friday, 21st August 2020

Uganda High Commission, Kuala Lumpur is seeking applicants for a Trade/Commercial Assistant position.

Job Summary: The Trade/Commercial Assistant will be responsible for engaging with local and foreign businessmen to promote Uganda’s products, Tourism and Investment opportunities to the local community and other area of accreditation (Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines, Vietnam, Laos PDR, Myanmar).

This person is responsible for assisting Trade /Commercial Officer in promoting Uganda’s Trade, Tourism and Investment opportunities to the ASEAN market and extend business partnerships/ engagements between Uganda and Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines, Vietnam, Laos PDR and Myanmar; respectively.

This is a local Staff position on local contract and renewable basis open to Malaysians.  

Minimum Requirements

1.     Bachelor’s Degree in Business studies or related field with experience of at least 4 years in Business.

2.     Knowledge of Trade/Business.

3.     Knowledge and ability to market Extractive Industries’ products, Tourism and Investment opportunities in the ASEAN.

4.     Experience inorganizing and coordinating trade Expos/promotion of business

5.     Knowledge and fluent in both English and local languages.

6.     Knowledge of standards, regulations, and policies of business in the ASEAN region.

7.     The applicant should be between 28-55 years of age.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

How to apply

Applications are invited from interested candidates who meet the above requirements. Please submit your application by email to; malaysia@mofa.go.ugnot later than August 30th, 2020.

·        kindly include a cover letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV).

·        Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Commencement: The successful candidate should be ready to start work by 15th September 2020.

Source: Uganda High Commission Kuala Lumpur