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Business Consulting - Associate, Berlin

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2024
  • Berlin
  • Hybrid
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2024
  • Berlin
  • Hybrid

Do you want to work with management consulting in a global environment and help Swedish companies reach their full international potential? We are now looking for associates to join the Business Sweden Team in Berlin during Q4 2024 and Q1 2025.

Are you ready for your next adventure?

We are looking for additional members to our team in Berlin covering Germany and the Central Western European business region. We deliver advisory and consultancy services related to commercial excellence and revenue growth across various industries such as healthcare, manufacturing industry, transport and energy. Our clients’ business is driven by digitalisation, innovation and sustainability. If you have a strong business acumen, curiosity, and willingness to learn we believe that you could be a good fit to our team. Driven by business excellence we can offer you an interesting work environment with a steep learning curve and excellent development opportunities at an international scale in the fields of your interest.

As an associate at Business Sweden in Berlin you will be working in project teams collecting, analysing and presenting information and insights, which you will get from interactions with external stakeholders on the market. You will also support senior colleagues in sales dialogues, by insight driven development of new business opportunities as well as prospecting, and together with the team, develop customer value propositions. We expect that you like to drive own initiatives and collaborate as the role comes with a high degree of freedom and responsibility.

Our office is located in central Berlin and as a global Swedish organization with 40 offices around the world we offer great opportunities for an international career. You will work in a great team where we take care of, support and coach each other. The job is very diverse as we work in various industries and markets with clients ranging from start-ups to large multinationals. Here you will find the opportunity develop your interests as well as the skills of a global management consultant.

What do we expect from you?

To help us further grow in these areas, we are currently looking to expand the team with driven and ambitious associates, based in or ready to relocate to Berlin. You are interested in a fast-paced environment, a steep learning curve and to work in a dedicated team supporting Swedish clients in their growth journey in Germany and globally.

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

Core competencies and collaborative skills

  • Demonstrate commitment, honesty, and accountability in tasks.
  • Provide support and take ownership to ensure high quality delivery on time.
  • Collaborate effectively to achieve good results with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Contribute to team spirit and transparent communication.
  • A problem solver who easily adapts to new ways of working.
  • Voice your own ideas and share opinions. Show appreciation for different perspectives.

Formal requirements

  • You have a higher academic degree, either a Bachelor of Science or a Master of Science preferably but not necessarily in Engineering and/or Business Administration from a well-regarded school.
  • You either come straight from university or have no more than a few years of relevant working experience, preferably from a renowned management consultant or global industrial firm.
  • You have experience from an international context from studying and/or working with consulting and business development specifically in Germany or the DACH-region.
  • You are result-oriented, analytical and with a strong drive and an ability to handle new challenges.
  • You have strong social and team-working skills and cultural adaptiveness.
  • Language requirements:
    • A high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English and German is a requirement.
    • Swedish language skills are meriting.


We are screening candidates continuously and plan to onboard new team members during Q4 2024 and Q1 2025. Please send in your application including CV and cover letter as soon as possible. The application deadline is 31 August.

If you have questions about the position, please contact Johan Holmlund, Trade Commissioner of Sweden to Germany ([email protected]).

For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Julia Frishammar, HR Business Partner Europe ([email protected]).

We look forward to hearing from you!

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

Diversity powering global growth

At Business Sweden we value and encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We strive for a workplace where all colleagues can explore their full potential and contribute with their unique experiences. By embracing a wide range perspective, we can better drive sustainable growth and customer-centric excellence.

About Business Sweden

Business Sweden helps Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. With a unique mandate from the Swedish government and the business sector, we offer strategic advice and practical support in more than 40 markets worldwide.

Our mission is to help lay the foundation for sustainable, inclusive, and digital growth – in Sweden and around the world. We do this by providing startups, small- and medium sized companies and multinationals with tailored services, coupled with access to key stakeholders in the public and private spheres.

We help our clients build relationships, accelerate time-to-market, and comply with local standards and regulations. Visit business-sweden.com for more information.

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.

Johan Holmlund | Contact Person

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