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Business Executive

Stockholm, Sweden
Digital Commerce Marketing

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Job Description

American Express in the Nordic region is one of the fastest growing international businesses of American Express world-wide. The Nordic Consumer Card team is focused on continuing to grow and develop American Express´ presence and footprint in the Nordic region. Through strategic thought leadership rapidly translated in to tactical implementation activities, the team is working hard to transform American Express´ presence in the region in to a fast growing, highly efficient and customer-centric operation. This involves the restructuring and transformation of existing activities and operations as well as the implementation of new strategies and partnerships that will be instrumental to drive growth in turnover, profitability and customer satisfaction.
We are looking for a strategic doer to strengthen our strategy & analysis team. Responsibilities will have a broad range, a day might look like; you might start the morning presenting a go-to-market strategy, discuss the plan for the product line strategy during lunch and end the day with a branch governance update – if you think this sounds interesting we would like to hear from you! You don’t need to be an expert in any of these areas, but you´ll need to be smart, keen to learn new things and prepared to work hard to get things done in an efficient and impactful manner, always with a friendly and positive attitude. Reporting into the Head of Nordic Consumer Strategy & Analysis in Stockholm, this role will be tasked with driving key initiatives that will deliver transformational growth for the Nordic region. S/he will work closely with colleagues in the region and across the world to support the business plan. A successful candidate will possess exceptional analytical, communication and business development skills as well as an ability to translate strategic vision in to concrete deliverables.
What you’ll do:
  • Responsible to support the CEO and his leadership team in driving the strategic agenda for the Nordics
  • Act on projects as team member in execution of internal development initiatives
  • Review and analysis of the Nordic Consumer business portfolio
  • Prepare analysis and presentation materials for Nordic leadership team on strategic projects and business related topics
  • Participate in steering committees and support team in delivering the projects
  • Competitive analysis and market research 
  • Work closely with central and regional teams on strategic projects, bringing insights and analytical support
  • Occasional travel may be required from time to time

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


  • 1-3 years relevant working experience within from consulting, business development, corporate finance or industry experience
  • Well-developed analytical skills 
  • Ability to run multiple initiatives in parallel with a strong sense of planning and prioritizing work
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Natural collaborator who enjoys working with and through others, to support the success of the team
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Office e.g. Excel, Power Point
  • Curios and innovative mindset
  • Passion in consumer behavior and/or payments is a plus
  • Fluent in English and Swedish (Finnish and/or Norwegian is seen as a plus but not required)
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in the field of e.g. Finance, Accounting or Economics   
What we offer
  • Great opportunity to build a foundational understanding of the Nordic consumer Card business to enable further growth within the American Express business locally or abroad
  • Play a vital role of driving the growth in the Nordics s
  • Work for a Fortune500 company
This is a unique and exciting  opportunity to join one of the fastest growing regions in a Fortune500 company,

ReqID: 18014219
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 26, 2018, 4:55:28 AM
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