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Associate, Indonesia

  • Jakarta
  • Jakarta

We are looking to hire strategy consultants to be part of growing our footprint and presence in Indonesia and 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 and we are now looking for a new colleague to further strengthen our team in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Today Indonesia has a population of 255 million people spread across an archipelago of 17 500 islands. The rapidly increasing spending power, the tech-savvy population and Indonesia´s massive public investments create great business opportunities for Swedish companies within a wide range of industries. Since Ericsson first came to Indonesia in 1907, many other Swedish companies have followed. Today, around 100 companies with ties to Sweden are active in Indonesia – and many are exploring this exciting and important market. In addition, there are a large number of Indonesian companies and partners which also represent Swedish products and technologies. This is an exciting time to join the team and a great opportunity to develop your career in a 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.

As an Associate you will work in project teams, alongside our experienced consultants and project managers and you will support and deliver projects with leading Swedish companies in their international expansion journeys. The projects involve growth strategies and market entry cases, sales acceleration support, government affairs and stakeholder analysis, as well as operational hands-on support.

You will interact with many stakeholders ranging from clients, governmental agencies, colleagues and team members.

As an Associate you work and live on site in the country you are positioned. You report to the office manager and work as a part of the consultancy team.

Work with great people

Tiantian Liao
Consultant, China
"Diverse projects, opportunities to quickly develop & the trust from clients are what I truly appreciate with this job"
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"
Youssef Benchaqroun
Consultant, Morocco
"We provide a real added value and create an impact towards our clients"
Bong-Soon Park
Senior Project Manager, South Korea
"My greatest motivation is seeing the positive impact our job has on our clients"

Skills & Requirements

Formal requirements

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in business related studies
  • Up to 2 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a research role

Core competencies

As an Associate with Business Sweden we believe you need to be

  • Business focused with our client's best in mind
  • Analytical and the ability to turn data into insights
  • Result oriented and having the ability to drive things forward independently
  • Excellent writing and research skills

Market specific and functional competencies

  • Experience from living, studying or working in Southeast Asia and/or other markets in the APAC region is highly meriting
  • A high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English is a requirement

  • Applicants must be eligible to live and work in Jakarta

Interpersonal competencies

  • As a consultancy firm our value consists of the talents of our individuals. At Business Sweden we believe success comes from people who are:
  • Humble to oneself and others
  • Team players and leverages results through collaboration with others
  • Adaptable to the many different environments we operate in and keep calm and focused regardless of the situation

Does this describe you?

If so, please submit your resume and personal cover letter as soon as possible but no later than 5th of July.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Firman Ardiansyah, Project Manager, [email protected]

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.

Firman Ardiansyah | Contact Person

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