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Consultant at Business Sweden Colombia
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Import & Export


Management Consulting



Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2023

Location: Bogotá

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Contact Person
Nicolas Munoz

Job Description

Business Sweden is looking to hire a talented individual as a Consultant to join our office in Colombia to support the development of Swedish business in Latin America. This is an exciting time to join a great team and an opportunity to develop your international career in a growing and dynamic region.

You will be supporting our clients’ growth strategies by participating in diverse consulting assessments (e.g. market entry, feasibility studies, sector analysis, partners search) and stakeholder management activities (e.g. support in driving platforms, initiatives, trade delegations and exhibitions). This will often include arrangement of and participation in business meetings between local, national government institutions and our Swedish clients.

In addition, you will answer export-related questions from Swedish companies and develop a strong network with Colombian stakeholders from government and industry.

Our relevance with clients depends on our contacts on the ground, our ability to bring new market insights, in-depth market analyses and a best-in-class strategic, consultative advisory.

This is management consulting with a higher purpose.

We are proud of our objective-driven Nordic corporate culture, valuing empowerment and requiring proactiveness and ownership of task. Even though it won’t be your main task, you have a natural interest in lead generation and business development.

We are a small team. Thus, strong social and team-working skills are highly valued as well as a positive mindset and the ability to take initiatives.

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 an important foundation of our corporate culture and builds a workplace where everyone can contribute with unique experiences, perspectives, and cultures.

What we offer:

  • Insights into multiple sectors such as transport, smart energy, healthcare & life science, digital technologies and more

  • Projects with innovative start-ups, growing SMEs and established multinationals

  • Assignments in Colombia and collaboration with or colleagues in the Americas region

  • A high degree of freedom under responsibility, and opportunity to drive own initiatives

  • A dedicated team where we take care of, support and coach each other

  • A diverse and international work environment with global career opportunities

Skills & Requirements
  • You are a graduate in Business Administration, Economics, International Relations or other track or proven interest that is related with business management consulting with at least 3-5 years experience
  • A high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English and Spanish is a requirement
  • Experience from working in project teams or in market analysis, partner searches, etc. is a requirement
  • Experience from management consulting or other professional services related work is a requirement
  • You are analytical, adaptable, independent, hard-working, and curious
  • You have good communication skills; you are a hands-on problem solver and a quick learner
  • You are used to handle both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Proactive mind-set and attitude to always strive for world class deliverables
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Outstanding ability to build personal relations, empathy, and trust
  • As a person you are a team player and leverage results through collaboration with others but are also self-going
  • Working visa & permits required

Does this describe you?
If so, please submit your personal cover letter and CV in English.

Want to know more about Life at Business Sweden and meet our colleagues? Get to know our people and our culture on our company LinkedIn page here! https://www.linkedin.com/showc...

About the company

Business Sweden is a government-funded management consultancy firm that helps Swedish companies all over the world. Right now, we are looking to hire an Intern to be part of our growing footprint and presence in Colombia and the Americas.

Business Sweden’s has a unique mandate to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. We do this through trade promotion and business consulting activities, partly funded by the Swedish government and the industry, a partnership that provides access to contacts and networks at all levels.

In practice, our consulting work is similar in the type of assignments as large international strategy firms. Through our consultancy services we offer our customers strategic advice and hands-on support in their international growth and establishment. We have the same analytical approach and methods, but our problem solving is dedicated to supporting the Swedish industry – management consulting with a higher purpose.

Working for Business Sweden is a varied job in which you will encounter many types of clients and services. Work ranges from complex strategic deals to smaller operational projects and clients vary from multinationals to small family-owned businesses, and our job is truly high level to hands-on. The common denominator is a truly international work environment.

Business Sweden in Colombia
Business Sweden has been active in Colombia since 2010 and our office is located in Zona G, Bogota. Our office is also responsible for the markets of Bolivia, Ecuador, and Venezuela. We are part of Region Americas and collaborate closely with our colleagues in Chile, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, and the USA.

We have a great team in place and offer a great opportunity to develop your career in close cooperation with one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable set of companies – the Swedish industry.

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