We are looking to hire a strategy consultant to be part of growing our footprint and presence in Southeast Asia. Our organisation in Southeast Asia is today consisting of six markets with a mission to assist Swedish companies to develop and grow their business in the region. Singapore is the Market Area Hub for the region. We have a great team in place and we are now looking for a new colleague to further strengthen our team.
Today Southeast Asia has more than 670 million inhabitants and a combined GDP of 9,3 trillion USD driven by massive investments in physical and digital infrastructure, increased value-add and strengthened pace of innovation in the manufacturing sector together with a rapidly growing middle class driving domestic consumption overtaking exports as primary driver of growth. With a rapid economic growth in the region and increased interest from Swedish companies to expand to Southeast Asia, we are now looking for new colleagues to further strengthen our team in Singapore. This is an exciting time to join our Southeast Asian team and a great opportunity to develop your career in a fast-growing and dynamic region.
Working for Business Sweden is a varied job in which you will encounter many types of client and service. Work ranges from complex strategic deals to smaller operational projects and clients vary from multinationals to small family-owned businesses.
What do we expect from you?
You will be working in a challenging environment to provide support to our clients in their international business development. You will work independently as well as in teams, in different consulting assignments. Tasks include strategic and market analyses, recommendations on strategic issues, as well as more specific such as arranging business meetings with local clients and/or partners, developing knowledge and network in priority sectors, amongst others.
Tasks will also include identifying new business opportunities, as well as prospecting, contacting new potential clients, setting up and participating in sales meetings both in Sweden and in the region, support in trade promotional activities and of course participating in developing a suggested solution and closing the deal.
Skills & Requirements
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a person who has an exceptional drive, a can-do mindset and who won't mind a steep learning curve to work in a driven, positive, and energetic team. A person with:
A higher academic degree, probably a Master of Science in Engineering and/or Business Administration from a well-regarded school
We believe you have a background as a management consultant and have working experience in managing projects or work streams for at least 3 years
You have experience in market analysis and research, in participating in lead generation and involvement in client dialogues
An interest in business development and internationalization
A high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English is a requirement
Previous experience from working in Singapore and Southeast Asia is a requirement
You are results-oriented, highly analytical and adaptable
Social and team-working skills are highly valued as well as an ability to handle new challenges
Does this describe you?
If so, we can’t wait to read your application! Please send your CV together with a personal cover letter as soon as possible as we will be screening applications continuously, but no later than November 12.
For more information regarding the position, please feel free to contact Marcus Kuusinen, Market Manager, Singapore.
For more information regarding the process, please contact Jonas Lundmark, HR Business Partner APAC.
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.