Do you enjoy teamwork, solving business problems, enabling the growth agenda of innovative companies, and contributing to sustainability at global scale? Consider joining the Silicon Valley Business Sweden team as a Consultant and contribute to driving the overall growth agenda in the U.S. and the Americas region.
At Business Sweden, we have the mission to help American companies gain access to the Swedish market and help Swedish companies grow and expand in the U.S. We've been in the U.S. since the 70's across three offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco Bay Area. The U.S. is home to more than 1,600 Swedish companies widely recognized as leaders in innovation, sustainability, and quality.
With the acceleration of Electric Vehicles, the emergence of Autonomous Vehicles, Artificial Intelligence applied to solve complex business and human challenges, Business Sweden Silicon Valley is at the intersection of technology innovation and sustainable business. We help companies of all sizes that are shaping the future of our society get a strong footing in a dynamic and competitive market.
We help our clients understand the market dynamics, identify Go-to-Market partners, appreciate the regulatory landscape, build the appropriate service and/or solution, and more generally we partner with our clients to shoulder them in their ambitious growth strategy in the U.S.
This is an exciting time to join our team and a great opportunity to further sharpen your consulting skills, and develop your career in a growing and dynamic market and region.
What do we expect from you?
As a Consultant, you will contribute and deliver consulting projects that provide support to Swedish companies of all sizes and all industries in their international business development and expansion in the U.S. Projects typically involve market expansion, sales support, stakeholder analysis and/or operational support.
You will also be exposed to the business development team, engaging and driving client dialogues. With a problem solver mindset, you'll partner with your colleagues to deliver on complex business questions on behalf of our clients. You will contribute in ensuring that we are seen as a trusted advisor, with a clear point of view relating to our clients’ most pressing challenges in the U.S. market. You will have the opportunity to engage in client dialogues independently and build the required trust relationship to successfully deliver on our mandate.
We have a strong team in place, and we set the bar high for applicants’ aptitude in being a team player and not being afraid to roll up their sleeves.
Skills & Requirements
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone who enjoys being part of a high performing team, in a intellectually stimulating environment and prepared to learn and contribute. We also look for you to be passionate, self-motivated, curious, and with a positive "can do attitude". Our teammates tend to have a soft spot for sustainability and making an impact.
Your experience requirements:
Background as a management consultant and relevant work experience for at least 2-5 Years
Bachelor degree in Business, Administration and/or Engineering
Successful consulting projects delivery and strong client service business acumen
International experience demonstrating an interest and appreciation of diverse cultural environment
Interaction with external stakeholders, such as government, private sector, and/or academia
Self-motivated, accountable, and dependable team player
Previous experience working with management consulting or other advisory services in the North American market is highly valued
A high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English is a requirement
Knowledge of the Nordics, and proficiency in a Scandinavian language is a plus (while not required)
You are a role model to our core values - Maximizing Impact in a Collaborative and Responsible way. Furthermore, you have an outstanding ability to build personal relations, empathy and trust.
Are you up for the challenge?
If so, please submit your resume together with a cover letter today and tell us about yourself, and what is attracting you in this role.
For more information regarding the position, please contact Tomas Kandl, recruiting manager. For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Julia Frishammar, HR Business Partner Americas.
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.