Business Sweden Business Support Office AB
Business Sweden - The Swedish Trade & Invest Council
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’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 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.
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 centre. From these countries we also cover markets where we are not present ourselves.
Hong Kong acts as a hub in the region and is also the gateway to China, and the number of Swedish companies operating in the region is growing annually. Today there are about 160-180 Swedish companies with presence in Hong Kong.
Business Sweden has been active in Hong Kong since 1982. We mainly working in sectors such as retail (F&B and consumer products), IT & Telecom, logistics and supply chain, and Energy and Environmental Technology. Many of our projects involve the internationalization and expansion of Swedish companies in Hong Kong and the region, e.g. market check/ research, business and market development, partner search, establishment, recruitment and delegations.
Associate / Research Associate
jobsDB Ref. JHK100003004997343
Employer Ref. BUSASSO1-2017
As a part of the Hong Kong team, you will primarily work with the delivery of research and consultancy projects. You will also be involved in arranging promotional activities and events, as well as providing support in sales and marketing.
As a person you are business-focused, result-oriented, analytical, proactive, adaptable, and flexible. Social and team-working skills are highly valued as well as passion for and ability to handle new challenges.
Skills & requirements
Bachelor Business Administration/ Economics/ Marketing preferred
Fresh graduate or 1-2 years of experience in research role
- Outstanding research report writing skills
Previous experience from the Greater China Area is considered an additional qualification
Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese/Mandarin is a MUST. Proficiency in Swedish will definitely be a plus
High attention to details
- Able to work under pressure and to work independently
- Willing and able to travel for business occasionally
Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.
Applicants must be eligible to work in Hong Kong.
Information provided will be treated in strict confidentiality and only be used for recruitment-related purpose.