International Trade Adviser Team Manager

Do you want to play your part in improving the wealth and prosperity of current and future generations?  Do you want to play a key role in the delivery of international trade support across Yorkshire and Humber? Can you motivate and lead an experienced team of advisers to meet demanding targets during a time of change?  If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions, then the role of International Trade Adviser Manager could be for you.

Department for International Trade


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Working within the Yorkshire and Humber Department for International Trade team, the role will involve managing the day to day activities of a team of c 10 advisers. The advisers provide a wide range of specialist help and guidance to businesses of all sizes in the region. The successful candidate will need to clearly demonstrate the following key attributes to be considered for the post:

  1. Strong drive for results and ability to motivate team members

  2. “Can do” attitude and strong leadership skills

  3. Positive attitude to change and capability to sell and implement change requests and projects

  4. Understands the need for, and willing to implement performance management methodology

  5. Solid understanding of the work of the Department for International Trade (

Before you apply, you should know that

  1. The role is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund

  2. The role sits within the Department for International Trade’s ( Yorkshire and Humber team

  3. The role primarily covers North & West Yorkshire, but as part of the role responsibilities, it will also cover all other areas of the region and require travel across the whole region

  4. Terms and conditions include car allowance, bonus scheme up to 5% of salary, 10.5% non-contributory pension scheme, when eligible, and access to childcare vouchers and Cyclescheme (

  5. Interviews will be held in Barnsley on either 12th, 13th or 18th December.

If you think you have the skills we’re looking for then please submit your CV together with a covering letter by 30th November to

* Exemplas are the contract holders for the Department for International Trade service in Yorkshire and the Humber and East of England and coordinate recruitment for these teams.