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Expert Project Leader

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 18, 2022

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

The Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice works with companies across the digital device, software, IT services, TV, publishing, information services, entertainment and telecom sectors to make sense of the unrelenting velocity of technological and consumer change they face. We partner with clients to transform their industries, define winning business models, shape their value proposition and go-to-market approach, enhance their operational competitiveness, and create sustained advantage.
What You'll Do

OUR EXPERT CONSULTING TRACK Expert consultants are vital to BCG's ability to successfully meet our clients' demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Our experts are driven by a passion to explore and innovate in their field. As part of our consulting cohort, they work alongside our generalist and specialty consultants to form "one BCG team," capable of delivering deep strategy and technical expertise. Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise usually gained outside of BCG in either industry, government, academia, or specialized consulting.
WHAT WE NEED BCG is seeking an entrepreneurial, driven, Growth Tech Expert Project Leader with excellent project management and communication skills to build our business with Growth Tech companies. Growth Techs are high-growth, tech-enabled businesses poised to be the leaders of tomorrow. This person will wear many hats and be responsible for: managing the day-to-day operations of BCG's Growth Tech business (e.g. pipeline management, revenue and budget management, knowledge creation, preparation for internal leadership meetings); initiating and executing strategic initiatives to grow our Growth Tech business (e.g. brand building, events, business development with Growth Techs); and contributing to case work execution with our Growth Tech clients. This position will sit within BCG's Technology practice.
As an Expert Project Leader, you will be integrated into a BCG team and leverage your deep expertise on projects that reshape businesses. You will be given end-to-end responsibility for large and complex "modules" within a BCG project and may lead small but high-impact teams to drive results for our clients. You will work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, and win buy-in for your recommendations, while also collaborating with colleagues on complex cExlient issues. Your expertise will be valued by senior clients and you will help build and contribute to BCG's intellectual capital while spending significant time supporting and executing case work.
WHAT YOU'LL DO In this unique role, the ideal individual will split their time among:
Managing and building BCG's Growth Tech business, including

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of BCG's Growth Tech business (e.g. pipeline management, revenue and budget management)
  • Building a strong brand for BCG's growth tech offering by leveraging and expanding his/her network to promote BCG's growth tech effort, initiating and executing brand building activities (e.g. events, content creation, social media, community building, etc.)
  • Raising awareness and building brand internally by connecting with partners across practice areas, promoting the value proposition of BCG's growth tech offering across the organization, preparing for internal leadership meetings
  • Managing BCG's growth tech intelligence by compiling lessons learned and latest developments in the growth tech space, both within BCG as well as externally, liasing with Knowledge Teams
  • Helping to shape BCG's offering to growth techs by informing BCG's approach based on prior experience and learnings in the market, and leading their advancement Initiating business development efforts and supporting case work execution, including:
    • Driving BCG's growth tech business development efforts by supporting partners in their business development activities: leading proposal development, preparing for pitch meetings, originating leads for both small and large scale project work, and contributing expertise
    • Contributing as a core BCG team member for client engagements and project delivery in key areas such as:
      • Marketing, sales, and pricing
      • Strategic direction
      • Growth strategy
      • Organizational and operating model
      • Corporate finance and strategy
      • Operational excellence
      • Occasionally advising clients in workshops and/or high-level meetings
        Our Expert Consulting Track (ECT)

        The Expert Consulting Track (ECT) is vital to BCG's ability to successfully meet our clients' demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Experts deliver next-level impact for BCG's most complex and cutting-edge client challenges. Experts focus on developing BCG's thought leadership, commercial capabilities, and intellectual property assets; and their work is essential to our delivery model. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to bring the 'best of BCG' to our clients, Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise often gained outside of BCG in industry, academia, or specialized consulting.
        What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

        We are looking for an individual with a minimum of 5 years prior operating experience at high growth, tech-enabled businesses (Series C through post-IPO) or prior VC experience. The ideal individual would have:
        • Excellent project management skills
        • Excellent communicator (written and verbal)
        • Prior experience wearing many hats, and successfully executing a diverse set of initiatives in close collaboration with other teams
        • Prior experience working at/with Growth Tech companies as a former operator or VC
        • A deep network among Growth Tech companies
        • Ability to execute consulting case work with select Growth Tech companies
        • Prior management consulting experience (Manager level a plus)
        • MBA or PhD preferred, but not required WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH This is a highly cross-functional role, and you will be responsible for collaborating with BCG's consulting teams across practice areas and regions, as well as internal-facing teams (finance, knowledge, sector managers, etc.)
          YOU'LL BE BASED IN: We will consider candidates for any of our North American offices.
          YOU'LL BE TRAVELING: Some travel is expected and will vary based on project needs. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 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.

Keywords: Boston Consulting Group, Jersey City , Expert Project Leader, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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