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Investment Manager-ICT and Clean Technologies

Invest in Denmark is looking for a new team member

Position:                             Investment Manager – ICT & Clean Technologies

Type of employment:        Full time position

Starting date:                    1 October, 2020 or soon thereafter

Location:                          Consulate General of Denmark, 142, 4th Main, Defence Colony, Indiranagar, Bengaluru – 560 029

Deadline for application:  15th August 2020

Invest in Denmark, Bengaluru, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, seeks experienced Investment Manager with focus on ICT & Clean Technologies.

Invest in Denmark is looking for an investment manager with experience in the investment promotion field to strengthen its activities among Indian companies.

This challenging and fulfilling job at Invest in Denmark in Bengaluru offers an international environment and a unique opportunity to interact with C-level executives, senior officials and executives in some of India’s most important & exciting technology and Clean Energy companies. The office is also responsible for our activities in Singapore. Salary according to qualifications and experience and subject to conditions of employment for locally employed personnel at Invest in Denmark. The investment manager will become a member of the team for investment promotion at the Consulate General of Denmark, which consists of two investment managers.

The main objective is to facilitate investment in Denmark by Indian companies. Your role as investment manager will be to identify, contact and cultivate contacts with Indian companies and relevant organizations and associations. You will work closely together with colleagues in Denmark and the rest of Asia as well as colleagues at the Consulate in Bengaluru and the Embassy in New Delhi.

The Consulate in Bengaluru houses the Innovation Centre Denmark as well as colleagues focussing on Export from Denmark and is one of Denmark’s newest offices around the globe. With a new focus on Green Diplomacy, the investment manager will also have a special focus to attract green investments.

The main tasks and responsibilities as Investment Manager include, but are not limited to:

Promote Denmark as an investment destination to Indian companies by organizing and implementing one-on-one company meetings, marketing events & webinars targeting potential investors.

Conduct aftercare meetings in Denmark and India with companies that already have established a business presence in Denmark.

Collaborate actively with colleagues from Invest in Denmark in relevant focus groups, both in Asia and in Denmark.

Be an active member of relevant Trade & Innovation colleagues in India and participate in strategic projects within the Consulate of Denmark in Bengaluru and the Embassy of Denmark in New Delhi.

Effectively use marketing budgets to organise events and webinars to build awareness and generate leads.

Required qualifications

People skills and strong English language capability is a must. The role requires travel in India and offers the opportunity to travel to Denmark as well.

In-depth knowledge about Indian companies primarily in the ICT space with a focus on emerging technologies of AI/Machine Learning/Robotics & Automation.

An ability to think on their feet and spot interesting opportunities in other areas including green investments will be important.

Minimum 10 years’ working experience, either in India or abroad.

Desired qualifications

Experience from a foreign-owned company and/or from living in Europe is an advantage.

Proven record of top-selling and executing advisory or consulting service is an advantage.

Understanding of Digital marketing and the ability to use innovative ways to build and maintain a pipeline of companies will be an added advantage.

Minimum 10 years’ working experience, either in India or abroad.

The position requires business travel within India and abroad.

 

We offer

  • An exciting, inter-cultural and dynamic work environment with a wide range of diverse tasks.
  • An opportunity to work in multi-national organization and travel abroad.
  • Great opportunities for further development of your professional and personal competences.
  • A large degree of self-dependence.

Employment conditions

  • You will be offered full time employment on a local contract for an initial duration of one year with the possibility of extension for one more year subject to satisfactory performance during an initial 3 months’ probationary period.
  • Your salary will be based on standard entry level and will reflect your qualifications, relevant experience and proven work-related results in accordance with the Salary Policy of the Embassy.
  • Medical coverage (80:20, where 80% of the medical expenditure is reimbursed by the Mission). 
  • As part of your salary you will be enrolled in the EPF-scheme.
  • You will be entitled to 25 days of paid leave per full year of work (2.08 days earned per month)
  • Communication equipment incl. mobile device needed in order to carry out the position.

Application and recruitment process

 

To apply for the position, please send your application (cover letter, CV, proof of relevant education, recommendations and 2-3 references) in English to Ms. B. Panda at Arista Services – panda@aristaservices.com  marked “Application for Investment Manager, Invest in Denmark” in the subject line no later than  16th August 2020.

 

The Embassy is obliged to follow EU-rules of handling personal information (GDPR) when we receive and process job applications. Our processing of personal information will rely on your consent (art. 6, no. 1 litra a). Please read the privacy policy of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs before applying (http://um.dk/en/about-us/organisation/contact-information/the-ministry-of-foreign-affairs-of-denmark-personal-data-policy). By sending your application, you actively consent to our processing of your personal information. In the above-mentioned policy, you can read more about your rights (among others your right to withdraw your consent), how we process your data and how to complain about our processing of your personal data.

 

The Embassy attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of race, sex, religion, age or disability.

 

Selected candidates may be expected to be invited for interviews in the last week of August

 

The chosen candidate must present a “No Criminal Record” and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to appointment.

Questions

For any questions regarding the position, please contact Shanker Subramaniam, Country Manager, Invest in Denmark – shasub@um.dk. Please also visit www.investindk.com

 

About us

Invest in Denmark is the Danish Government's official investment promotion agency  which, in close cooperation with Danish partners, works to attract foreign companies to Denmark in the knowledge intensive areas of ICT, Life Sciences, and Cleantech. Invest in Denmark employs 50 people across 3 continents. The Asia Team is headquartered in Shanghai.