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Trade advisor

Do you want to help expand collaboration between Denmark and Sweden within the health sector, hospitals and eldercare? Do you want to help Danish companies grow their business relations in Sweden? Do you have a strong networking mindset? Then you might be the person we are looking for. 

Type of employment:                  Local contract

Employment start:                       December 1st 2023 or soonest thereafter.

Location:                                         Danish Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden

Deadline for application:            11th of october at 12.00 

About the job


As advisor at the Danish Embassy in Stockholm you will help and support mainly Danish SMEs with their business models, their export plans and the implementation thereof. You will support companies' first contact, initiatives and activities in the Swedish market and help create new collaboration and market opportunities for the companies. You will work on the initial first steps at both strategic and operational levels. There are many opportunities also to work with delegations and market visits. You are also part of our regional collaboration and work closely with your colleagues in Norway and Finland.



  • A relevant academic education, e.g. in social sciences, business school or similar
  • Preferably knowledge of and network in the Swedish healthcare sector, knowledge of digitalization and solutions needed in the health area, SMEs and internationalization
  • Work experience with public-private partnerships from either national, municipal or regional level or through specific projects 
  • Preferably knowledge of the Trade Council´s SME services and our toolbox – if not, then insight into how smaller companies scale and grow their business
  • Ability to create close relationships with companies and stakeholders
  • This is probably one of your first positions. If you have experience with working in an international environment it’s good. However, not to have this experience is not a disadvantage 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • The applicant must be proficient in Danish (Swedish or Norwegian)
  • You work efficiently on your own, but act as a team player in the regional setting of sector teams
  • Committed, outgoing, flexible and result oriented
  • Able to handle many relationships and projects at the same time - and good at seeing opportunities.

Terms of employment 

You will be employed as a local employee at the embassy. Salary according to qualifications within a public organization. You will be entitled to 2,08 days of paid vacation per month and your standard working hours will be 37 hours per week with a large degree of flexibility in organizing your own daily working hours. Benefits and other conditions will be based on the Embassy’s Staff Handbook.


Place of work 

You will be hired at The Trade Council in Sweden, be part of the embassy staff and report directly to the Head of Trade in the embassy. In your daily work, you will report to the Head of Trade.


Expected start date 

December 1st 2023 or soonest thereafter.



The application deadline is October 11th at 12 am. We will consider applications and conduct interviews on a running basis. We need a motivated application that should also include information on education, previous work, qualifications, language skills, references, etc. Attaching the resume alone is not considered an application. We will interview between October 11-18th. Submit your application to [email protected].


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wants to promote equality and diversity. Therefore, everyone interested is encouraged to apply for the position regardless of age, gender, religion and ethnicity.



Do you need further information regarding the job you are welcome to contact Head of Trade Tine Hylleberg by email [email protected] or +46 072 303 7833. 


About the Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ The Trade Council 

The Trade Council is the part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that through advisers at the Danish representations around the world, solves tasks for companies within export, innovation, internationalization and investment promotion.