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Project Manager - Business Management Consulting
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Industry

Import & Export

Category

Management Consulting

Experience

Experienced

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: San Francisco

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Contact Person
Tomas Kandl

Job Description

This position has a clear growth path from Project Manager to Senior Project Manager.

You might be a great fit if

You have a natural entrepreneurial spirit backed by a solid background in working for a business management consulting firm.

You thrive in modern and energetic work environments that understand the importance of hybrid-work capabilities, work-life balance, and employee recognition. You enjoy a healthy balance of traveling to client sites and supporting clients virtually.

You enjoy collaboration, leading a team, solving business problems, enabling the growth agenda of innovative companies, and contributing to sustainability and impact at a global scale.

What we do

We help our clients understand the market dynamics, identify Go-to-Market partners, appreciate the regulatory landscape, build the appropriate service and/or solution, and more generally we partner with our clients to shoulder them in their ambitious growth strategy in the U.S. We focus on impact businesses and engage in "Green Transition" programs.

What you'll be doing
Day to day

  • Lead and deliver consulting projects that provide support to Swedish companies of all sizes and all industries in their international business development and expansion in the U.S.

  • Develop proposals and research solutions for market expansion, sales support, stakeholder analysis and/or operational support

  • Collaborate with the business development team

  • Independent client outreach; engage and drive client dialogues

  • Prospect and develop a customer book of business, while shaping differentiated value proposition for our clients

  • Represent Business Sweden as a trusted advisor, finding solutions to our clients’ most pressing challenges in the U.S. market

Skills & Requirements

What we need from you

Technical Skills

  • Background as a management consultant and relevant work experience for at least 3-5 Years

  • Degree in Business, Administration and/or Engineering

  • Previous experience working with management consulting or other advisory services with a focus in business development for consulting assignment

  • Proven experience consulting, project sales, and strong client service business acumen

  • Proven track record developing and executing deals with deep customer insight, strong negotiation and closing skills

  • Leadership experience from leading teams and an interest in developing and growing talents

  • Interaction with external stakeholders, such as government, private sector, and/or academia

  • A high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English

Soft Skills

  • Ability to multitask by organizing multiple client dialogues and engagements at once, and seek out cross-functional engagement

  • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to work independently and collaborate as a team

  • Passionate, self-motivated, curious, and a positive "can do attitude"

  • Self-motivated and accountable team player and leader

  • A passion for sustainability and making an impact

  • A role model to our core values - Maximizing Impact in a Collaborative and Responsible way

  • Outstanding ability to build personal relations, empathy and trust

A plus

  • Knowledge of the Nordics, and proficiency in a Scandinavian language is a plus (while not required)
  • MBA

Are you up for the challenge?

If so, please submit your resume together with a cover letter today and tell us about yourself, and what is attracting you in this role.

As Business Sweden is part-owned by the Swedish government, Business Sweden is able to support Swedish citizens with the work-visa process for the U.S. market. In addition to all eligible work visas, we accept candidates with F-1 visas eligible for OPT.

For more information regarding the position, please contact Tomas Kandl, recruiting manager. For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Julia Frishammar, HR Business Partner Americas.

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.

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