We are looking for a Program Manager to our Business Ecosystem for New Materials focusing on global growth of Swedish companies, attracting foreign direct investments and establishing new strategic partnerships in industrial sectors key to Sweden.
Business Sweden has a unique mandate assigned by the Swedish government and the private sector. We contribute to the welfare of society by accelerating the growth of Swedish companies abroad and helping international companies invest and expand in Sweden. We work with leading companies and we thrive on knowing that we help our customers close the best deals.
As Program Manager you will lead global business development programs to connect start-ups with international hot-spots, lead SME companies to new markets, support companies to win large business deals and attract investment to Sweden from leading international companies. Your role is to drive the Smart Industry promotional agenda, designing and coordinating promotional projects and activities in key markets around the world. You will be responsible for the overall promotional results and the quality of the deliverables in a promotional program, including projects conducted in our key markets worldwide. You are also responsible for growing the promotional program by securing new funds and partners.
The program and project teams will include personnel from our offices both in Sweden and abroad but might also include personnel from collaborative partners, such as Embassies or representatives from other government authorities. In this complex project environment, you need to have a structured approach and be a natural leader that can motivate people across organizations even though you are not their direct manager or have the formal leadership.
You will work in our team in the Business Ecosystem for New Materials with the ambition to help Swedish companies develop and strengthen their market position and make Sweden a globally recognized leader within innovative and circular materials.
We believe you are a proactive, self-motivated and result-oriented person with a strategic mindset. You are very well structured and can drive several complex projects in parallel, a natural leader that can deliver results without formal leadership and across organisations. Strong relationship building skills with the ability to inspire, engage and interact with different stakeholders and decision makers (C-level managers & Ministers/Government level) are all musts in this role.
The position is based in Stockholm and will require traveling in Sweden and abroad (post-corona)