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Strategy Consultant Americas
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Industry

Import & Export

Category

Management Consulting

Experience

Mid level

Application Deadline: Oct. 24, 2021

Location: New York

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Contact Person
Vivianne Gillman

Job Description

Do you want to support some of Sweden’s largest companies with their most pressing needs in the Americas? Business Sweden’s ‘Americas Large Corp’ (ALC) team is now hiring.

The ALC team works with business development and engagement lead of prioritized large company accounts, supporting their growth in the Americas region. Focus is on building confidence with senior executives, developing insights on their most pressing needs, identifying, developing and leading engagements of strategic value, and to work closely with the whole Americas organization.

We are now looking for an additional strategy consultant to be part of the ALC team. The team is based in New York, focused on growth in the whole region.

What do we expect from you?

You will be part of a business development team, take part in senior client dialogues, and insight driven initiatives of new business opportunities, as well as prospecting and developing customer value propositions. You will contribute to ensuring that we are seen as a trusted advisor, with a clear point of view relating to our clients’ most pressing challenges in the Americas.

You will lead, deliver and coordinate projects that provide support to some of the largest Swedish companies in their international business development and expansion in the Americas. The projects generally focus on market expansion, M&A and public affairs.

You will report to the Director of Business Development, Region Americas.

Skills & Requirements

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a person who has exceptional drive and a highly strategic mindset, with extensive experience in market analysis and strategic insights. We see that you are experienced in consultative projects with large companies, in projects such as market expansion, M&A and/or public affairs.

We furthermore expect you to act as a role model to our core values - Maximizing Impact in a Collaborative and Responsible way – and that you have an outstanding ability to build personal relations, empathy and trust.

Your experience requirements:

  • You have a higher academic degree, probably in Business or/and Engineering
  • You have 3-7 years relevant work experience, probably as a management consultant or similar role*
  • You have a can-do attitude combined with curiosity for Swedish business
  • Experience in conducting insight-based business development
  • Self-motivator and accountable team player and leader
  • You have strong social skills and excellent communication skills
  • High level of proficiency in both written and spoken Swedish and English is a requirement
  • Proficiency in Spanish or Portuguese is of advantage
  • Previous experience from advisory assignments with large corporations is meriting
  • Previous experience from in-depth market analysis, market expansion, M&A and public affairs is meriting
  • Experience from the Americas is meriting

*Depending on your experience and qualifications, we will discuss a position as a Consultant or a Project Manager

Does this describe you?

If so, please send your resume together with a personal cover letter as soon as possible as we will be screening applications continuously, but no later than October 24.

As Business Sweden is part-owned by the Swedish government, Business Sweden is able to support Swedish citizens with the work-visa process for the U.S. market. In addition to all eligible work visas, we accept candidates with F-1 visas eligible for OPT.

For more information regarding the position, please contact Vivianne Gillman, Director Business Development Americas. For more information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Julia Frishammar, HR Business Partner Americas.

Your application will be handled confidentially.

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.

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