Principal, Industrial Goods 9/2/2020
Boston Consulting Group
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Location: Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Washington, D.C.
Geography: North America
Capabilities: Growth, Strategy, Technology & digital
Industries: Automotive & Mobility, Engineered products & infrastructure, Metals & mining, Process industries & building materials, Transportation, travel & tourism
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 help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.
To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.
PRACTICE AREA PROFILE
BCG s Industrial Goods practice serves four broad industrial segments: Automotive & Mobility, Engineered Products & Infrastructure, Materials & Process Industries, and Transportation & Logistics. We help companies in these sectors think beyond the limits of their traditional business models, choose where and how they should add value, and reorganize to defend themselves against new threats and explore new opportunities.
WHAT YOU\'LL DO
WHAT WE NEED
BCG is looking for Project Leader and Principal consultants to help Industrial Goods clients enhance performance and build new capabilities that enable them to achieve long-term competitive advantage. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the Industrial Goods sector. The ability to structure and execute complex strategic projects and/or large-scale transformation efforts will also be critical to success.
WHAT YOU LL DO
As part of our Industrial Goods practice you will help clients think beyond the limits of traditional business models, reorganize to defend against emerging threats, and seize new opportunities.
The modern business landscape is more complex and uncertain than ever before, as consumer behaviors change and disruptive technologies emerge with increasing frequency. To survive and thrive in this environment, companies need to reimagine the way they do business. That s where you come in. Leveraging industry-specific expertise, you will develop innovative strategies, drive commercial growth agendas, optimize the organizational structure, improve cost positions for maximum efficiency and competitiveness, and transform entire operations.
Project Leaders play a key role on client engagements, managing studies to define client needs and supervising research activities to obtain relevant data. Project Leaders oversee the formulation of hypotheses for research and investigation, and the advanced financial analysis of client, competitor, and industry data. They apply knowledge of business principles and industrial organization, develop actionable recommendations, and supervise work including strategic due diligence, product development studies, change management plans, and the evaluation of long-term investment opportunities. Acting as the hub of the wheel on client engagements, Project Leaders manage work, track progress, delegate, and participate as necessary to keep the project and everyone involved moving forward at all times while working with senior clients on the ground every day.
As the senior person most frequently at the client site, Principals 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. Responsibilities may include the development of presentations, managing of external relationships and consultant work progress, providing status reports, and overseeing budgets.
WHO YOU LL WORK WITH
The Industrial Goods practice serves 4 broad industrial segments: Automotive & Mobility, Engineered Products & Infrastructure, Materials & Process Industries, and Transportation & Logistics. You will be working directly with the BCG Industrial Goods Partner team in the South System, managing teams of consultants on a day-to-day basis to drive high-level insights and outstanding client impact.
In this role, you ll collaborate with BCG team members from many backgrounds and disciplines in a team-oriented, relationship-driven environment. Working alongside some of the world s top minds on cases that reshape business, government and society, you will increase your understanding of complex business problems from diverse perspectives, and develop new skills. At the same time, you ll partner with senior clients, taking on the role of trusted advisor, and work at all levels of the client organization to find and execute value creation strategies that result in meaningful, enduring impact.
WHAT YOU\'LL BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS)
A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in management consulting supporting clients in the Industrial Goods space.
Relevant experience related to strategy projects, commercial growth initiatives, cost optimization efforts, and transformations.
Experience leading teams of consultants, working closely together with Partners, and engaging with executive level client teams.
Expert communication and presentation skills. Ability to synthesize the team s work into recommendations for presentation to clients, and deliver oral and written reports to client management.
MBA, or similar advanced degree in business administration, finance, or other preferred.
Strong analytical skills and a high capacity for conceptual thinking. Ability to develop leading edge business models, frameworks for analysis, and long-term business strategies that maximize shareholder value.
Proven ability to manage client engagements, client relationships, and provide thought leadership to teams, owning the responsibility for the quality of engagements.
A solid track record of building strong client relationships with large organizations, as well as identifying opportunities to deepen those relationships and grow the business.
YOU LL BE BASED IN
Atlanta, Miami, or Houston preferred.
YOU LL BE TRAVELING
80% travel anticipated, spending most of your time in the U.S. In addition, you will support international and global efforts as needed.
Date Posted: 10-Jan-2020
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