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International Business Advisor – Promoting investments to Denmark (Munich, Germany)

Invest in Denmark is looking for an ambitious and results-driven person to strengthen our investment promotion activities in the DACH Region. 
Invest in Denmark has a strategic focus on Cleantech, Tech and Life Science. Your main area will be Life Science. 


Application deadline is 15. October 2023

You will be based at the Consulate General of Denmark in Munich and report directly to the Regional Director of Europe who is based in Copenhagen. As a member of our European team of 8 experienced business advisors (two of them are placed in Munich), you will be part of our global organization of 60 colleagues working with investment promotion. You will collaborate closely with team members at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Denmark.

We are an organization, where we are ambitious and aim high but also strive to have a good work-life balance.

Accession date: 1/1/2024 or soonest thereafter
Workplace: Munich
Work hours: Full time
Position: International Business Advisor - Life Science

Areas of responsibility

With the objective to attract foreign investments to Denmark your main task will include:

  • Identifying key company targets and analyzing business trends.
  • Preparing sales pitches and promotion of Denmark as the best destination to invest in. 
  • Matching value propositions in Denmark with business strategies of the foreign investors.
  • Creating a solid network of key stakeholders on the markets to cooperate with on investment promotion.
  • Developing a pipeline of potential investors in order to reach the yearly KPIs for attracting investment to Denmark. 
  • Contributing to crosscutting projects (investment promotion, export promotion and innovation) at the General Consulate.

Your profile

We expect that you have a master’s degree in business, economics or equivalent fields and that you have a strong commercial and technical mind-set. Moreover, the ideal candidate:

  • Has documented international sales, consulting or business development experience.
  • Experience from working within Life Science
  • A broad professional network at an appropriate level in Germany is preferable.
  • A thorough understanding of Denmark’s business environment and strongholds within Life Science is an advantage.
  • Is fluent in English and German, both written and spoken. Danish is also an advantage.

Personal Characteristics

  • Results-oriented approach.
  • Positive, open-minded and pro-active.
  • Dedicated team player with a high sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to interact persuasively with C-level executives.
  • Ability to foster and maintain networks.
  • Good at obtaining new skills and knowledge.

We offer

  • An international and dynamic work environment in the intersection between politics and business - a catapult for ambitious minds 
  • A possibility to make a difference by creating value for both the Danish society and for German companies. 
  • A possibility to expand your network at decision-making level within top German Life Science companies, V.C.’s and innovative start-ups. 
  • Travelling inside Germany, within Europe and occasional visits to Denmark.
  • Being part of a highly professional team collaborating with colleagues at the Danish missions in Germany, across Europe and in particular at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Denmark.
  • A job with a high degree of freedom to organize and prioritize daily tasks.

Employment Conditions

  • You will be offered full time employment and will be employed as a local employee at the Consulate.
  • The standard work week at the Consulate General is 37 hours. You will have a large degree of flexibility in organizing your own daily working hours. 
  • You will be entitled to 5 weeks (25 working days) of paid holiday per year plus 10-12 public holidays (depending on the calendar year).
  • Your salary will reflect your qualifications, relevant experience and proven work-related results. 

Application and Recruitment Process

To apply for the position, please send your motivated application (including cover letter, CV and references) in English to Invest in Denmark [email protected]. Please title the subject line: “Business Advisor Germany and your name”. 

Application deadline is 15 October: 

We will be reviewing applications on a running basis and plan to conduct 1st and 2nd interviews in English through video conferencing.

The Danish Consulate General attaches great importance to equal opportunities for all and therefore welcomes applications from all qualified persons regardless of nationality, race, sex, religion, age or disability.

The chosen candidate must pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to final contract signing and appointment.


For any questions regarding the position, please contact Market Director for Europe at Invest in Denmark, Laura Thorborg, [email protected] / tel. +453392 0950 or Director of the Innovation Center and General Consul in Munich, Jess Møller Knudsen, [email protected] / tel. +49 (0)89 545854 12.

About us

Invest in Denmark is part of the Danish Trade Council, a division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Invest in Denmark is the Danish Government’s official investment promotion organization which, in close cooperation with Danish partners, works to attract foreign companies to Denmark especially in the knowledge- and technology-intensive areas of Tech, Life Sciences and CleanTech. 

For more information about the Invest in Denmark, please visit https://investindk.com/