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Consultant, Vienna

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Vienna
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Vienna

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 looking for an associate or consultant to strengthen our team of 8 people based in Vienna. From here we cover Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Western Balkans, and Israel, though many projects span across EMEA.

Business Sweden is the Swedish Trade and Invest Council. As a global organization we work across a network of over 40 office spread across the globe and offer great opportunities for an international career.

Our mission is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. In short, we are management consultants with a higher purpose and a unique mandate. Our Vienna team has a strong track record and we are now looking for our new colleague to join the team. We deliver advisory and consultancy services related to commercial excellence and revenue growth across various industries.

Our clients’ business is often driven by digitalization, innovation and sustainability within e.g. healthcare & life sciences, Industry 4.0 and mobility. Our consultancy services include e.g. market entry and growth strategy, M&A, public affairs, supply chain and sales channel set-up. We both advise through strategic analyses as well as provide hands-on commercial support to our clients in new markets.

What we offer:

  • Insights into multiple sectors and business models such as life science, transport and energy, smart tech, and manufacturing
  • Projects with start-ups and large multinationals
  • Assignments in CEE, Switzerland, Israel & wider EMEA
  • Opportunity to occasionally travel across Europe to support our clients hands-on
  • A high degree of freedom and responsibility and opportunity to drive own initiatives
  • Strong team where we take care of, support and coach each other
  • A diverse and international work environment with global career opportunities

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

What we are looking for:

You are interested in working in a fast-paced, international environment, a steep learning curve and to work in a driven and energetic team supporting Swedish clients in their international growth journey. You are analytical and will be working in project teams collecting and analyzing market insights and presenting to clients or client’s clients. Team spirit, social skills, and the ability to connecting the dots are also important since our work is much driven by interactions with external stakeholders.

You will support senior colleagues in client dialogues, sales dialogues, identification of new business opportunities and in developing customer proposals.

We have a strong and dedicated team, and we set the bar high for applicants’ aptitude for analyzing market drivers, interacting with corporate leaders, and solving problems in a challenging and exciting international setting.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Master of science in Business or Engineering or equivalent
  • Recently graduated or up to 4 years of relevant experience from management consulting or a business development role
  • Business proficiency in German and English
  • You are a result-oriented, problem-solving, analytical, have a strong business acumen with a can-do attitude as well as a passion and ability to handle new challenges
  • You have excellent social and team-working skills

Desired experience and skills:

  • Professional experience from the CEE & SEE region
  • Knowledge of Swedish, Hungarian, Romanian, Hebrew, or languages of the Balkans

Does this sound like you?

Apply today by submitting your CV and cover letter - applications only via the link below. Don't wait with your application as candidates will be evaluated on an ongoing basis. Upcoming summer holiday might slow down selection process during some specific weeks.

For more information regarding the position, please contact Hampus Nilzén, Country Manager & Trade Commissioner. For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Emma Lemón, HR Business Partner EMEA.

Want to know more about Life at Business Sweden and meet our colleagues? Read more here.

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.

Hampus NIlzén | Contact Person

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