28 Feb, 2024

Here at OCO we’ve been working at the heart of Trade and Investment for 20 years. Whether its leading agencies such as DIT, JETRO, Invest Hong Kong, partnering with the world’s most high profile consulting firms, or working with companies directly, OCO supports its clients in building and executing successful plans to attract international investment and grow businesses in new markets.

With presence in the key commercial centres in Europe, Asia, America and the Middle East, we employ a multi-national and multi-lingual team dedicated to delivering success.

The job holder will be expected to work in line with OCO’s values which are; Excellence, Courage, Creativity, Commerciality, Collegiate Behaviour and Our Talent.

Purpose of the role

We offer you a maximum of opportunities for a career path that suits you. As part of our team in Germany, you will play a key role in supporting OCO Globals Solutions division with market and business intelligence for global trade and investment, combining a data-driven approach with first-hand insights.

Key Responsibilities

Under the management of the Solutions Team this role will:

  • Successfully manage delivery and commercials across a portfolio of assignments (in particular representation and FDI attraction contracts for North & Central American EDOs)
  • Identifying and contacting companies from different geographies (focus on DACH-region and Europe) who are planning cross-border investment to discuss expansion strategies
  • Telephone and face to face meetings with senior level executives providing specific location solutions and sector propositions. Follow up meetings as appropriate
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining great client relationships through effective client engagement
  • Support strategic advisory projects in international trade & investment
  • Attendance of relevant industry events to expand networks and identify investing companies
  • Developing and maintaining a network of relevant intermediaries and multipliers
  • Assisting with business development opportunities and contributing to proposals as required
  • Any other duties as required

Essential Criteria

  • University Degree in Economics, Economic Geography, International Business, or similar
  • 2-5 years of experience in economic development and/or international business development
  • Strong understanding of international economics, foreign direct investment and trade
  • Proven experience in project management, lead generation and outreach and achieving/exceeding targets
  • Excellent communication skills in German, English and Spanish
  • Committed team player with a high sense of responsibility and dedication
  • Excellent research and analysis skills, structured and thorough work
  • Flexible attitude and willingness to regularly travel


  • Customer focus
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Communication
  • Analysis & Research
  • Quality of Work
  • Flexibility
  • Planning / Organisation

What we offer

  • Outstanding career opportunities through individual support, challenging
  • project work and a strong OCO network
  • Permanent position with attractive salary conditions
  • Flexible working in our new offices in Westhafentower Frankfurt and work-from-home option
  • Company pension scheme with special conditions
  • Mentoring: Personal mentors, career support: advanced training within the framework of our OCO Learning HUB
  • Team activities and company events
  • Fresh fruit and free drinks are a given for us
  • Flat hierarchies & intensive teamwork nationally & internationally

Closing Date

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a covering letter and CV outlining your experience and suitability for the role in German or English to valentina.pijanovic@ocoglobal.com by 7th March 2024.

OCO Global is an Equal Opportunities Employer