Digital Government Expert - Principal or Project Leader


Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney


Asia Pacific


Technology & digital


Public sector, Technology industries

About Us

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Practice Area Profile

BCG’s Technology Advantage (TA) practice focuses on helping clients deliver competitive advantage and business superior performance through the use of data, technology and digital. TA is the fastest growing practice at BCG and at the heart of the strategic impact we have with our clients. Our consultants and experts globally work across all industries and provide deep experience and expertise across a number of topics including: * Digital Transformation * Data & Digital Platforms * Software & Agile * Digitizing the Tech Function

Role Profile

Lead and support development of DigitalBCG in the public sector.

  • Work closely with the partner team to grow DigitalBCG business with Commonwealth and State governments focusing on;
    • Digital strategy and transformation
    • End-to-end customer journeys and human-centred design
    • Personalisation
    • New ways of working and Agile at Scale
    • Advanced analytics and data
    • Data and Digital Platforms
    • Industry 4.0 and innovation
  • Developing BCG product offerings and content focused on digital and data in government such as reports, articles, blogs
  • Delivering high-quality work providing expert digital input as part of integrated BCG-client case teams  

Expert Career Track (ECT)

Expertise is of vital importance to BCG and our clients. Clients expect us to bring deep industry and functional expertise to the table and our continued investments in knowledge and expertise have been a critically important driver of our success. The Expert Career Track (ECT) complements our generalist track, and helps BCG to provide expertise depth that our generalist track does not cover or ordinarily develop.

Your Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have

  • Led/ managed multiple digital projects that have resulted in tangible value for citizens and government
  • Experience in multiple Digital BCG topics ( including digital strategy and transformation, end-to-end customer journeys and human-centred design, new ways of working and Agile at Scale and advanced analytics and data.

  • Can operate across the digital transformation spectrum (data, systems, architecture, agile, digital delivery, services)

  • Deep and credible understanding of digital opportunities for improving how government both develops policy and delivers services/ engages with citizens

  • A clear understanding of how data, big data, machine learning and AI can be used to solve complex problems including using data to personalize services and engagement

  • Significant previous experience working in or with government

  • Existing relationships with leaders in digital government

  • Understanding of digital sourcing models desirable

Preferably Canberra. Melbourne or Sydney as a Location will be considered for those who have the capacity and enthusiasm for commuting. 

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