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Practice Area Profile
The Operations Practice (OPS) Area is one of BCG's largest functional practices. We help our clients create competitive advantage by enhancing their performance and building strategic capabilities. BCGs expertise in Operations covers the following areas - supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing, service operations, cost efficiency, operational transformation, research & product development, program and project management, all with a strong digital and analytics overlay.
What You'll Do
Your expertise is of vital importance to BCG and our clients. As an Project Leader , you will be a core member of BCG’s Operations Practice working alongside some of the world’s top minds in the industry.You will also dedicate time to further develop and deepen BCG’s expertise in these areas, and to support BCG Partners in business development initiatives.
What will be expected of you in this role is to:
Play a leading role in the growth of our Operations Practice through case execution, client development, and intellectual property & product creation
Execute, or provide expertise and support to Operations projects within the Operations Practice Area for our key clients in Europe and beyond
Desire to build and spread Operations expertise within BCG and serving as a DSC-hub for the firm to develop new techniques and/or capture new ideas as well as casework experience.
Ability to contribute to BCG's practice area publications and to BCG's Operations approach and toolkit, benchmarks, templates, processes, incl. responsibility for managing and developing 3rd party cooperation
Work jointly with BCG and client project teams, bringing expertise to the team and to the client on site
Actively support our business development efforts: client meetings, industry conferences
Provide mentorship and support to consultants ensuring continuous individual development
What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)
You ideally have 6-8 years of work experience in top level advisory or consulting firm, or experience gained in Operations at a market leading company and/or an MBA with 1-3 years of previous consulting experience.
It is essential, that you already have deep experience in the field of Operations and have achieved significant and proven results at prior clients
Knowledge challenging the “status quo”, creating transparency for clients, helping them understand the implications of their costs, synthesising & advising how to improve
A track record of project/team leadership and related achievements
Willingness to travel internationally and to work remotely on client sites
Fluent English is a must
Problem solving skills - hypothesis-driven approach- and advanced quantitative analysis skills
Flexible, curious and creative, open for new things and able to propose innovative ideas