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Project Leader/Principal, Principal Investors and Private Equity

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are
Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders-empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.
Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.
Practice Area Profile
BCG is supporting the world's largest principal investors & private equity (PIPE) firms with the full spectrum of services covering the entire value chain from transaction services to transformative profit improvement programs for portfolio companies to strategy and operations work for the funds themselves. We are organized into six distinct sectors: Private Equity, Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), Pension Funds, Hedge Funds, Family Offices and Infrastructure & Real Estate.
What You'll Do
We are looking for Project Leader and Principal consultants to join our Private Equity industry group. - In this role you will help private equity clients assess potential target companies and their related markets in commercial diligence and also work with our clients to help maximize value of their existing portfolio companies. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working in private equity commercial due diligence - most likely within management consulting. -
Project Leaders play a key role on PE client commercial due diligence engagements, managing a consultant team to drive market studies assessing the market outlook, detailing competitive landscape and target company competitive positioning, performing voice of customer work and analyzing value creation opportunities. They apply knowledge of business principles and industry sector knowledge to develop actionable insights and recommendations. -
As a more senior member of the team, Principals also manage commercial due diligence engagements but also have a more expansive role that may include specific industry and / or functional expertise. - They also have increasing client relationship responsibilities and interact with the client lead on a day-to-day basis to ensure that expectations are aligned. Principals provide the project management oversight required to meet client expectations.
Projects vary based on client needs, but the importance of driving to outcomes and insights where other people find limits will be a constant. Project Leaders and Principals go deep to deliver insight, unlock value, challenge established thinking, and deliver outstanding project outcomes. -
What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • 3+ years of post-graduate school consulting experience working with private equity firms. Experience could be within a firm, in management consulting or a combination of the two -
  • 1+ year(s) of line management experience - -
  • Depth in a particular industry vertical is a plus (e.g. industrial goods, business services, distribution, consumer products, retail, etc.)
  • Strong organizational skills and an analytic mindset. Must be able to understand and employ a variety of analytical tools to study markets and market segments, develop frameworks and hypotheses, quantify strategic options, and assess their effectiveness.
  • Expert communication and presentation skills. Ability to synthesize their team's work into recommendations for presentation to clients and deliver oral and written reports to client management.
  • Intellectual curiosity, coupled with a drive to figure things out, get things done, and have an impact at the organizational level. YOU'LL BE BASED IN: North America, with preference for Washington DC, Boston, Miami, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York. YOU'LL BE TRAVELING: Travel is anticipated and will vary based on specific project locations. VACCINE: Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.
    FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: Boston Consulting Company ("BCG") is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
    The first year base compensation for this role is: Associate: $110,000 USD Consultant: $190,000 USD Project Leader: $225,400 USD Principal: $252,900 USD Partner: $268,400 USD Associate Director: $252,900 USD Partner and Associate Director: $xx USD Partner and Director: $xx USD
    In addition to your base salary, you will also be eligible for an annual discretionary performance bonus and BCG's Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF) contribution. BCG also provides a market leading benefits package described below.
    At BCG, we are committed to offering a comprehensive benefit program that includes everything our employees and their families need to be well and live life to the fullest. We pay the full cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees - and their eligible family members.* That's zero dollars in premiums taken from employee paychecks. All our plans provide best in class coverage:
    • Zero dollar ($0) health insurance premiums for BCG employees, spouses, and children
    • Low $5 (USD) copays for trips to the doctor, urgent care visits and prescriptions for generic drugs
    • Dental coverage, including up to $5,000 (USD) in orthodontia benefits
    • Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually
    • Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities
    • Fully vested retirement contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not
    • Generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, and annual office closure between Christmas and New Years
    • Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement *Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.

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