Project Leader/Principal - Financial Institutions

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Project & Program Management

23 Jan, 2023

London

Full Time

United Kingdom

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Boston Consulting Group - BCG

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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's Financial Institutions Practice Area (FIPA) aims to be the consultant of choice for leaders in the financial industry. We seek to achieve that goal by helping clients find their way amid the ever-evolving, ever-shifting competitive landscape. By focusing on the fundamental economics of their businesses and the underlying needs of their customers, we help banks, payment providers, asset and wealth managers, fintechs, and other financial- services organisations rethink their strategic assumptions, identify winning business propositions, and seize new opportunities in the expanding digital environment.

What You'll Do

As a Project Leader/Principal you are responsible for the delivery of consulting projects and leading small teams to deliver high impact work for our clients. You will lead the day-to-day execution of consulting projects and ensure successful delivery of client requirements within the scope of the engagement, including:

Owning the project planning and process management, and communicating progress to clients and BCG leadership Driving development of the content, either directly or by providing guidance to the consulting team (for example, by sharing ideas, frameworks or providing input on research and analysis) Managing the client relationship on a day-to-day basis Managing project scope and maintaining an acceptable pace of work Actively managing multiple client and stakeholder relationships and networking within the client organisation in order to understand their needs and help to influence the client agenda Leading senior client presentations and meetings Providing apprenticeship and coaching to junior consultants to help develop their consulting skills, including sharing knowledge and experience, giving frequent feedback, and creating opportunities for team members to learn and grow Supporting and contributing to other BCG projects, for example by sharing expertise or best practices Contributing to the development of intellectual property within the Practice Area(s), including improving methodologies, tools, techniques and developing new ideas and approaches Contributing to business development efforts, including preparation of proposal documents, and attending pitch presentations

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

At least 7 years of work experience working with a leading strategy consulting firm (focused on Financial Services/Financial Institutions) or within banking and fintech Strong academics from a top-tier institution Willingness to travel internationally and to work remotely on client sites Business level English both written and spoken Experience of devising and implementing business strategies involving quantitative analysis, conceptualization, and communication of strategic solutions

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, fuelled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.