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Project Manager, Milan

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

Are you a senior management consultant who thrives on creating client value within market expansion and growth, and in building new business collaborating across markets? Are ready to step into a new challenge? Take this opportunity to be part of Business Sweden EMEA team and in driving the growth of the business. This is management consulting with a higher purpose.

You will join Region EMEA, a key region within Business Sweden that operates from 19 local offices across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. You work across many different industries with the aim to grow global sales for leading Swedish companies and to attract high-level investments to Sweden creating measurable impact.

To help drive this journey, Business Sweden in Italy is now looking for a talented Project Manager who is eager to be part of developing our business. The team of 8 colleagues is based in Milan and we deliver advisory and consultancy services related to commercial excellence and revenue growth across various sectors such as digital technologies, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, and automotive. Our consultancy scope includes for instance market entry and growth strategy, M&A, public affairs, sales channel set-up as well as client and partner acquisition. Together, we make up a successful, dedicated and dynamic team that all share the same ambition to generate maximum value for our clients.

The variety of assignments and the high level of responsibility make the work truly dynamic and challenging. You will be working with companies of all sizes, ranging from large multinationals to start-ups, and across all industries.

You will be part of a business development team, drive client dialogues, and insight-driven initiatives of new business opportunities. You will contribute to ensuring that Business Sweden is seen as a trusted advisor, with a clear point of view relating to the client's most pressing challenges.

As a Project Manager, you have a key role in managing Client Relations. You will scope, lead and deliver projects that provide support to leading Swedish companies in their international business development and expansion – not only in the Italian market but also in other markets in EMEA and globally. The projects include market entry and growth strategies, market and stakeholder analysis, business partner- and target acquisitions, and similar. Client dialogues are expected to be carried out independently where you will conduct outreach, proposal development, and closure.

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

Who are you?
You have a consulting profile and experience from leading sales, scoping, and delivering professional services and advisory related to commercial excellence and revenue growth.

We have a high-energy entrepreneurial culture that requires and drives everyone to contribute at their very best while working together to create the maximum value for our clients. We already have a strong and dedicated team in place, and we set the bar high for applicants’ aptitude in analyzing market drivers, interacting with corporate leaders, and being a team player who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves.

Requirements
To succeed in this role, we believe you have

  • Higher academic degree
  • Background as a management consultant and about 5-7 years of relevant work experience, having reached a project manager level.
  • Great consulting toolbox and strong problem-solving ability across industries regardless of previous knowledge.
  • Experience in managing client relations at CXO level.
  • Proven track record of managing projects and leading teams successfully.
  • Experience in successfully scoping client projects, and confidence in driving sales dialogues.
  • High level of proficiency in both written and spoken English and proficiency in spoken Italian. Proficiency in Swedish is meriting.
  • International experience from doing business and working or studying abroad.
  • Knowledge spike in a functional area or within an industry is valued and experience of the local market is a strong merit.

As a person, you are result-oriented, analytical, and with a strong drive and a can-do attitude adapting to new challenges. To thrive in this position, we also believe you have excellent social- and team working skills and an ability to influence, gain trust and build relationships, leveraging results through collaboration.

In this recruitment, we are collaborating with Alumni Global. By applying to this position you will be directed to their website.

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

At Business Sweden, we do management consulting with a higher purpose: to contribute to the welfare of society by accelerating the growth of Swedish companies abroad and by helping international companies to invest and expand in Sweden. Our clients are all over the world, so it’s by design that Business Sweden has offices and employees all around the world, too.

With a team of almost 500 employees we operate in more than 40 markets, from Helsinki to Hong Kong and from Moscow to Mexico City. Our headquarters are located in Stockholm and Shanghai. Business Sweden is owned by the Swedish Government and the industry, a partnership that provides access to contacts and networks at all levels.

With us you will accomplish more than you thought possible and exercise an influence greater than you could imagine. You’ll get to unleash your talent with the world as your workplace and make a difference with true, proper impact.

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 the 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.

Business Sweden

Milan
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