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Business Associate, Advisory Services, Taipei

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Taipei, Taiwan

Business Sweden is a professional Swedish consulting firm with a global network. We are commissioned by the Swedish government to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. We currently have more than 500 employees in 50 countries globally.

We are looking for a junior colleague with some management consulting experience, who can work to support our senior staff and clients with consultancy assignments. The job requires strong communication skills, analytical thinking, positive attitude as well as a strong business mindset. Our clients’ expectations on professionalism and business results are very high, so for candidates with the right background and focus, we can offer a challenging and rewarding job in an international environment.

This position is for a Taiwan resident.

Job description:

  • Carry out market research that will enable clients to make strategic decisions on how to enter and/or expand market in Taiwan – both from sourcing & manufacturing and from marketing & sales perspective
  • Perform data analysis to identify economic and business trends relevant for Swedish companies
  • Support with analyses of the political and economic environment impacting international firms doing business in Taiwan
  • Create impactful presentations to clients’ senior management teams
  • Assist with business advice, negotiation, and interpretation in business meetings between Swedish and Taiwanese companies
  • Work closely together with Taiwanese, Swedish and foreign colleagues, and report to project manager

Work with great people

Vlad Månsson
Country Manager, USA
"This is a great place for rapid career development because of the opportunities to learn from colleagues all over the world"
Samiksha Jalan
Project Manager, London
"I love working at Business Sweden because every hour and every day always brings different opportunities"
Elsa Stefenson
Trade Commissioner, Chile
"I find it incredibly rewarding to see ideas grow and become successful projects"
Youssef Benchaqroun
Consultant, Morocco
"We provide a real added value and create an impact towards our clients"
Bong-Soon Park
Senior Project Manager, South Korea
"My greatest motivation is seeing the positive impact our job has on our clients"

Skills & Requirements

The Candidate:

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Business, Science, or Engineering field with overseas studies preferred
  • 0-2 years working experience, preferably from a Western company
  • Consulting experience from a well-known consulting or market research firm is a strong merit

Skills & Abilities

  • Native level Mandarin, as well as overall excellent communications skills in English
  • Sales-oriented and service-minded
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with result-oriented aims
  • Comfortable working with and analyzing large data sets
  • “Hands-on” character, willing to learn and to do the job from start to end of a project
  • Good at creating clear and impactful presentations and reports
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Taiwanese market
  • Experience from a certain field such as engineering/mechanical/automotive; marine; biotech; or consumer/retail is merit.
  • A team player but with an independent drive, outgoing and eager to learn and improve
  • Willingness to travel, both domestically and abroad

Please apply by sending us a resume with cover letter in English signed “Associate”.

Great Place to Work

  • Global exchanges and career opportunities

  • Exclusive focus on our client’s growth agenda

  • Extensive responsibility

  • Diversified teams with world class colleagues

  • Training academy for continuous development

  • Entrepreneurial environment

About the company

At Business Sweden, we do management consulting with a higher purpose: to contribute to the welfare of society by accelerating the growth of Swedish companies abroad and by helping international companies to invest and expand in Sweden. Our clients are all over the world, so it’s by design that Business Sweden has offices and employees all around the world, too.

With a team of almost 500 employees we operate in more than 40 markets, from Helsinki to Hong Kong and from Moscow to Mexico City. Our headquarters are located in Stockholm and Shanghai. Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry, a partnership that provides access to contacts and networks at all levels.

With us you will accomplish more than you thought possible and exercise an influence greater than you could imagine. You’ll get to unleash your talent with the world as your workplace and make a difference with true, proper impact.

At Business Sweden we value and encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds related to culture, gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity.

The diversity of our people is the foundation of our culture and builds a workplace where everyone can contribute with unique experiences, perspectives and cultures.


OUR VALUESOur high performance culture rests on that all our employees live our core values. We will never have guidelines for every situation we will meet, but if all of us are guided by a strong sense of our values, we will always navigate in the right direction.

RESPONSIBILITYThis is the foundation of our culture. Taking responsibility is a way to show commitment to our work. We take ownership of the relationships with our clients and stay true to our word.

COLLABORATIONAlone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Collaboration knows no geographical borders. At Business Sweden, we act as one global team to create the best possible value for our clients.

IMPACTBy monitoring the world around us and identifying possibilities , we make a difference by helping companies to seize new, sustainable business opportunities. We create impact both for our clients and for Sweden.

Petter Sund | Contact Person

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Business Sweden

Taipei, Taiwan
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