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Investment Advisor, China

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2021
  • Shanghai
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 31, 2021
  • Shanghai

Business Sweden is commissioned by the Swedish government to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. We currently have approximately 550 employees in 50 countries. Business Sweden is strengthening its team in China for promotion of investments to Sweden. Investments types vary from strategic alliances, typically within R&D to capital-oriented investments. The position is based in Shanghai. We are looking for a colleague with a strong professional experience in our focus industry sectors, preferably in Smart Energy, Digitech, AI or Advanced Manufacturing.

The advisor's responsibility will be to develop oversea direct investment opportunities in selected industry sectors in Sweden. You will work closely with Business Sweden's Investment team in Stockholm as well as relevant companies and organizations in Sweden. You will have the responsibility for building a client network, generating meetings, securing site visits and their conversion to job creating investments and establishments.

  • Proactively build and develop a network of key business owners, decision makers and influencers in potential target companies, listed corporations and other companies ready for international expansion.
  • Identify investment opportunities from new clients to invest in Sweden and to build a strong pipeline of investments from China.
  • Provide aftercare services to companies who have already established operations in Sweden and identify re-investment potential.
  • Win high-value investments in key industry sectors for Sweden
  • To demonstrate knowledge and fluently articulate Sweden´s value proposition to key investor targets.

Skills & Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree or above; technical or business preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience and deep knowledge in the technology industry
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience and knowledge in international operations or cross-border M&A
  • Demonstrated business development mindset and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English

Essential requirements and experiences:

  • Capability to build relationships at senior level in target industry sector and innovative companies.
  • Ability to identify clients’ investment needs and to provide quality advice
  • Good understanding how to successfully manage the client through a long decision-making process
  • Previous experience from deal making and due diligence processes
  • Ability to cope with pressure and a high level of flexibility, responsibility, and attention to detail

Valuable experiences

  • Previous experience from the venture capital industry and financing
  • Well connected in ODI network and a regular at key cross-border events
  • Previous experience from working with Nordic organizations, companies or institutions

What we will provide for you
When joining us, you will be part of a diverse collective of thinkers and doers and be subjected to a broad display of international projects – often complex and with short time frames. You will be operating on a high strategical level with multi-national companies, Chief level executives and ambassadors as well as do operational hands-on at every step of the way with our clients. As a result, our culture is high-energy entrepreneurial and dynamic, which encourages everyone to contribute at their very best. We also go to great lengths to care for each other and help out whenever needed.

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 every Swedish company to reach their full, international potential and help companies abroad to reach their potential by investing 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. Business Sweden has a long history and was founded in its current setup on the first of January, 2013, by a merger of the Swedish Trade Council (Exportrådet) and Invest Sweden.

Roderick Xu | Contact Person

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