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CUTIS project is looking for Canadian Project Support Assistant

Full-time – 40hrs/week (contract position)

Immediate Supervisor: Canadian Project Director

The Project Support Assistant provides a variety of administrative and professional support services related to the effective and efficient operation of The Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) Project, which is a five-year development assistance project undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada (GoC) provided through Global Affairs Canada (GAC), from February 9, 2016 to February 1, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. As directed, assist the Project Coordinator and Canadian Project Director to carry out research (or data mining) activities to collect information on the both Ukrainian Companies interested in selling their products or services to Canada and Canadian companies interested in purchasing from or investing in Ukrainian companies.

2. Assist Canadian Project Director to develop a work schedule for the tasks comprising the Activities assigned to CUTIS Toronto.

3. Assist Canadian Project Director to develop a strategy for conveying key data, information and updates related to the content of various Ukrainian and English-Ukrainian bilingual website portal and CUTIS website.

4. Coordinate, expedite and submit material for posting on various portals and websites to Digital Content Administrator for posting.

5. Maintain a data base (using CRM or Excel) of all of the Ukrainian companies’ and Canadian companies’ contacts, including email addresses, telephone numbers and sector information.

6. Manage the availability of all office supplies. Create requisitions and expedite deliveries as required.

7. Administer and source the necessary maintenance services for office equipment.

• a good command of language skills in speaking, and reading English and Ukrainian;
• a basic understanding of data mining;
• a working familiarity of business, trade and investment terminology;
• a working knowledge of standard business processes such as filing and record keeping;
• a functional familiarity with basic computer programs and electronic equipment operation
• Ability to write reports
• Ability to prepare Time Sheets, Expense Reports, etc.

General Attributes:
• Computer literate
• Self motivated, a team player, independent, resourceful
• In possession of a valid Canadian passport

Compensation and Benefits:
CUTIS offers a competitive salary. (contract position)

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to apply:
If you are interested in this position, please submit your résumé to:
Attention: Canadian Project Director
The Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) Project
145 Evans Avenue
Toronto, OntarioM8Z 5X8

CUTIS project is looking for Ukrainian Export Development Specialist

The CUTIS Kyiv office is seeking candidates to fill a full-time position of Ukrainian Export Development Specialist. The successful candidate will work closely with the Kyiv team, Canadian sectoral experts, Canadian business support institutions, and Ukrainian beneficiaries (GoU, Export Promotion Office, business associations and businesses in CUTIS’ priority sectors) to achieve the Project goals and targets.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform data mining activities for information needed;
  • Design, prepare and deliver seminars, business forums, B2B meetings and trade fairs for project participants in Canada and Ukraine including venues, logistics, accommodations and travel;
  • Interview/liaise with Project beneficiaries to collect lessons learned and success stories
  • Assist project participants to identify and benefit from opportunities in the Canadian market;
  • Assist in the development of content for websites and portals;
  • Assist the Project management to monitor, evaluate and track progress of project activities and results.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in business, economics, management, or another relevant degree;
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in promoting export from Ukraine to other countries in CUTIS’ priority sectors (confectionery, apparel, footwear, furniture and IT);
  • Proven experience of planning and delivering capacity building programs and events of a professional nature;
  • Excellent interpersonal, team building and presentation skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English and Ukrainian;
  • Experience working with international donors in Ukraine.

Qualified candidates should submit applications by April 30, 2019 to Applications must include: a CV (max. 5 pages) and a letter of interest. We thank all applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) is implementing the Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) Project funded by Global Affairs Canada to help increase exports from Ukraine to Canada and investment from Canada to Ukraine.