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Business Consulting, Associate Level, Prague

Are you interested in international business development and management consulting? Do you want to help Swedish companies reach their full international potential? If so - apply for our open position today!

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. We currently have more than 500 employees in approximately 40 countries globally.

Business Sweden works with leading Swedish multinational and mid-size companies, as well as start-ups across all industries and client´s business is often driven by digitalization, innovation, and sustainability. Our services include e.g. market entry & growth strategies including M&A, sales acceleration, public affairs and B2G, as well as supply chain. We both advise through strategic analyses and provide hands-on commercial support to our clients in existing and new markets.

From Prague, we cooperate with colleagues around Europe and many projects span across other countries and regions. The team in Prague has a strong track record and consists of 5 people today but we need to grow and look forward to a new junior colleague who can support us and our clients with consultancy assignments.

What we offer:

· Projects from multiple industry sectors for small and medium-sized companies, as well as large multinationals

· Assignments in CEE (with an extra focus on Czech Republic and Slovakia) as well as in the wider Europe region

· Opportunity to occasionally travel across Europe

· A high degree of freedom and responsibility to drive own initiatives

· Strong and inclusive local and global team where we take care of, support and coach each other

· A diverse and international work environment with global career opportunities

· Flexible working hours and possibility of working from home

Who are we looking for:

You are interested in working in a fast-paced, international environment with a steep learning curve and to work in a driven and energetic team supporting Swedish companies in their international growth journey. You are hardworking, analytical and will be working in project teams collecting and analyzing market insights, but also proactively working with business development and public affairs work on behalf of the Swedish companies internationally. Team spirit, social skills, and the ability to connect the dots are also important since our work is driven by interactions with external stakeholders. The job requires that you can handle multiple deadlines simultaneously. You will support senior colleagues in client and sales dialogues, identification of new business opportunities and in developing customer proposals.

Work with great people

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

Skills & Requirements

Mandatory requirements:

· Master´s degree (completed or in the process of completion) in e.g. international relations/business, economics, engineering

· Recently graduated or 1-2 years of relevant working experience from a similar role in the field of e.g. management consulting, international business etc.

· A high level of business proficiency in written and spoken Czech and English is a strict requirement

· You are a result-oriented, problem-solving, analytical, have a strong business acumen with above all a "can-do" attitude as well as a passion and ability to handle new challenges

· You have excellent social and team-working skills and enjoy taking position in client- and stakeholder meetings and dialogues

Desired experience and skills but not mandatory:

· Knowledge of Swedish, Slovak or other languages

· Relevant experience in sales, business development, trade facilitation and work with/for Swedish companies is a strong merit

Does this sound like you?

Apply today by submitting your CV and cover letter. Don't wait with your application as candidates will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.

For more information regarding the position and the process, please contact Natalie Babjukova, Consultant at Business Sweden Prague.

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.

Natalie Babjukova | Contact Person

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