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Consultant, India

Do you want to work in a truly global organisation, with colleagues from around the world? Are you passionate about combining innovation, sustainability, and business? We are now looking for a new colleague to be part of growing our footprint and presence in India. Business Sweden has been present in India since 1996 and with a team of about 30 employees across our offices in New Delhi and Bangalore. A high level of consulting skills as well as proficiency in both written and spoken Swedish and English is a requirement.

About the role
As consultant with Business Sweden, you will work in a vibrant environment where you will lead and deliver projects that provide support to Swedish companies in their international business development and global expansion.

You will work in a great team where we take care of, support and coach each other. The job is diverse, working in various industries and markets with start-ups and large multinationals. The role comes with a high degree of freedom and responsibility, and we expect you to drive your own initiatives. As a global organisation with nearly 50 offices around the world we offer great opportunities for an international career.

To help drive the journey in India, we are currently looking to grow the team with a Consultant, based in Delhi or Bangalore location.

What do we expect from you?
We are looking for a person who has an exceptional drive and a can-do mindset.

Duties include supporting our clients’ growth strategies by participating in diverse consulting assessments (e.g. market entry, feasibility studies, sector analysis, partners search) and promotion activities (e.g. support in driving platforms, initiatives, trade delegation and exhibitions). It will often include arrangement of and participation in business meetings between clients and local actors.

In addition, you will answer export-related questions from Swedish companies or stakeholder. Our relevancy with clients depends on our ability to bring new market insights, in-depth market analyses and a best-in-class strategic, consultative advisory.

Our projects mainly cover India and the South Asia region, although we often work in cross-market projects with our colleagues in the other APAC offices.

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

  • A high level of proficiency in both written and spoken Swedish and English is a requirement
  • You have a higher academic degree, probably a Master of Science in Engineering and/or Business Administration from a well-regarded school
  • You have 2-3 years of relevant working experience, preferably from a management consultant or in-house strategy team
  • You have an interest in business development and internationalization
  • You are result-oriented, analytical and with a strong drive and an ability to handle new challenges
  • You have a strong social and team-working skills and cultural adaptiveness
  • You preferably have experience in conducting sales of services and enjoy sales challenges
  • Location: New Delhi or Bangalore

Does this describe you?
If so, please submit your resume together with a personal cover letter as soon as possible but no later than 30th of March 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

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 Tokyo 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.

Business Sweden

Delhi or Bangalore
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