Consultant for International Business Growth
We’re looking to hire an outstanding consulting candidate to the semi-governmental organization Business Sweden (Swedish Trade & Invest Council). Our Team today consists of 13 people and also active as the Commercial Office of Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo. Our mission is to assist Swedish companies to establish, develop and expand their business in Japan.
What do we expect from you?
You will be working in our consulting operation to provide support to our corporate clients in their business development in Japan. You will work both independently and in teams, initially assisting more senior colleagues, then gradually take on more individual responsibility.
The work will range from providing hands-on support to our corporate clients, such as arranging business meetings with local stakeholders, organizing major events and delegations, to participating in more complex consulting projects such as conducting market analysis and partner searches.
To be successful in the role you will need to have a proactive approach and ability to multitask. You also need to be socially skilled, able to interact with and establish good working relations with both Swedish corporate clients and Japanese stakeholders.
Who are we looking for?
Does this describe you?
If so, please apply your CV including a personal cover letter page through CareerCross website and as soon as possible.
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All applications will be handled confidentially.
BUSINESS SWEDEN (THE SWEDISH TRADE & INVEST COUNCIL)
Business Sweden’s purpose is to help Swedish companies reach their full international potential and foreign companies to invest and expand in Sweden. We offer our customers strategic advice and hands-on support.
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 was founded on the first of January, 2013, by a merger of the Swedish Trade Council (Exportrådet) and Invest Sweden.
Business Sweden has Swedish and foreign consultants in 50 of the world's most promising markets.Our offices are usually located in the country's capital, or its financial center. From these countries we also cover markets where we are not present ourselves.
Business Sweden has a close collaboration with Swedish embassies, consulates and chambers of commerce throughout the world. This extensive global presence gives us unique market expertise, resources to find international business opportunities and to assist Swedish export companies to be in place.
Today 1500 Swedish companies are trading with Japan, which of 150 are established in the Japanese market. In 2014 Swedish businesses exported SEK 14 billion, making Japan the second largest export market for Sweden in Asia, after China. Business Sweden has been active in Japan since 1972. Throughout the years we have established a far-reaching network of contacts with specialised market knowledge, which facilitates expansion of Swedish companies and attracts Japanese investments in Sweden.