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Business Consulting - Associate, Warsaw

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 20, 2024
  • Warsaw
  • Hybrid
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 20, 2024
  • Warsaw
  • Hybrid

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? We are now looking for an Associate to join our team in Warsaw. 

Business Sweden is a consultancy organization linked to the Swedish Foreign Ministry providing business development advisory and services on a global level creating growth for Swedish / Sweden related organizations and attracting investments to Sweden. Located in 40+ countries with approx. 500 employees, Business Sweden cooperates closely with local Swedish embassies and consulates.

Business Sweden’s main activities are structured in three main blocks:

  • Business Development Advisory
  • Business Incubation and Operations
  • Promotion activities for Swedish companies abroad on industry basis, etc.

The role includes both strategic and operational responsibilities such as:

  • Project delivery within minor teams of 1-5+ team members from different backgrounds across various business development projects in different markets: market analysis, acquisition support, distribution development, production development / supply chain management and governmental affairs related projects in different industries, such as manufacturing, healthcare, mining, IT/ telecom and retail
  • Involvement in project sales campaigns / processes and customer relationship building with all kinds of clients ranging from SME companies to the largest Swedish multinational company groups - expectation to spend time working across a wide range of industries, clients, and projects

    Business Sweden’s Warsaw office has currently 6 employees and is a part of the Business Sweden CEE region with its offices in Kiev, Prague, Vienna, and Istanbul. The office is situated at the Swedish embassy in Warsaw. Work schedule: Standard working time, mainly based in Warsaw office (soft-hybrid system might be an option) with occasional business trips all over Europe, as required.

      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

      Personal Characteristics

      • Self-driven, passionate and independent with high energy level and creative, can-do mindset
      • Developed consulting skillset: hypothesis-led problem solving, structuring and communicating complex ideas, strategic thinking
      • Team player - humble to oneself and others
      • Developed interpersonal and communication skills
      • Result- and customer-oriented
      • Transparent
      • Ability to adapt to the many different environments; Ability to keep calm and focused regardless of the situation

      Formal requirements

      • A degree in Business Management or relevant field
      • 1-3 years of experience from management consulting sector, strategy departments from the private sector or sales and business development departments
      • Prior experience from an international environment
      • Fluent written and spoken English, whereas Polish, German, Swedish and other Eastern European languages are meriting


      Please submit your CV and cover letter in English as soon as possible as we will be screening applications on a rolling basis (but no later than 20 August). Your application will be handled confidentially.

      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.

      Natalia Kicinska | Contact Person

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