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Business Consulting, Associate Level, Helsinki

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2023
  • Helsinki
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2023
  • Helsinki

Do you want to work in an entrepreneurial environment in a global organization? Do you want to help Swedish companies reach their full international potential?

Business Sweden is jointly owned by the Swedish state and the Swedish business sector with a unique mandate to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. We are now expanding our Helsinki team with an entry level position to further help propel the international growth of Swedish companies.

In Finland our clients include both leading multinational companies and start-ups, across all industries and often driven by digitalization, innovation, and sustainability. Our consultancy services include market entry and growth strategies, market and stakeholder analysis, business partner- and target acquisitions, and public affairs. From our Helsinki office we cover Finland and work closely with our Nordic colleagues in Norway and Denmark, with regular projects across Europe as well.

What we offer:

Insights into multiple sectors and business models such as smart energy and mobility, industrial transformation, digital technologies and more

  • Projects with innovative start-ups, growing SMEs and established multinationals
  • Assignments in Finland, Nordics & wider Europe
  • A high degree of freedom, 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

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"
Bong-Soon Park
Senior Project Manager, South Korea
"My greatest motivation is seeing the positive impact our job has on our clients"

Skills & Requirements

What we are looking for:

You are interested in working in a fast-paced, international environment, with a steep learning curve supporting Swedish clients in their international growth journey. Team spirit, social skills, and the ability to connect the dots are also important since our work is driven by interactions with external stakeholders. We set a high bar for applicants’ aptitude for analyzing market drivers, interacting with corporate leaders, and solving problems in a challenging and exciting international setting.

What your tasks will be:

You will be working in project teams collecting and analyzing market insights and presenting to clients or client’s clients. You will also support senior colleagues in client dialogues, sales dialogues, identification of new business opportunities and in developing customer proposals.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Master of science in Business or Engineering or equivalent
  • Recently graduated or up to ~2 years of relevant experience from management consulting or a business development role
  • Business proficiency in Finnish, English and Swedish
  • You are a result-oriented, problem-solving, analytical, have a strong business acumen with a can-do attitude as well as a passion and ability to handle new challenges
  • You have excellent social and team-working skills

Does this describe you?

If so, we can’t wait to read your application! Please submit your CV together with a personal cover letter as soon as possible as we will be screening applications on a rolling basis.

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

Business Sweden is a global consultancy organization with approximately 500 colleagues working in 46 countries. We all share the same passion - creating maximum value for Sweden.

Business Sweden’s purpose is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden.
Through our consultancy services we offer our customers strategic advice and hands-on support in their international growth and establishment.

Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry, a partnership that provides access to contacts and networks at all levels.

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 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.

Christian Weckman | Contact Person

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