Project Leader

Location:

Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

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 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

A Project Leader has responsibility for the delivery of consulting projects, leading small but high impact teams of consultants to drive impact for our clients. Project Leaders are typically aligned to one or two Industry or Functional Practice Areas (though may also lead projects outside these Practice Areas on occasion).

Key responsibilities include:
  • Leading the day-to-day execution of consulting projects and ensuring 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
  • 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
  • Contributing to the running of the Technology Advantage practice, which may include recruiting, training or other activities

Your Qualifications

  • At least 7 years of work experience in top level technology advisory or consulting firms, though candidates with excellent technology focussed industry backgrounds and 4-5 years of previous consulting experience would also be considered
  • 3-4 years leading/playing core role in driving technology projects - owning the project process, content and day-to-day client interactions 
  • Experience within the Industrial Goods sector with a focus on the Automotive industry and a good understanding of the full automotive value chain
  • A strong understanding of Automotive industry networks and how they intersect 
  • A strong track record of client management, incl. executives, managers and working level, on both daily interactions and content discussion
  • Strong core consulting skills, inlc. problem scoping and structuring, prioritization, team coaching & development, quality control and development
  • Digital Transformation/Big data & Analytics/Customer Journey related practical experience required, perferrable in Auto, broader industry goods and TMT related experience are also acceptable
  • Experience developing and implementing business driven technology strategies involving quantitative analysis, solution design and implementation support.
  • Experience in a wide range of technology topics: strategy, transformation, organization, outsourcing & sharing, performance management

Education and Qualifications:
  • Strong academics from a top-tier institution
  • An MBA is desirable but not essential

Professional Skills:
  • Analytical and structured
  • Advanced quantitative analysis 
  • Solid business acumen and commercial capabilities
  • Problem solving – able to take a creative and an hypothesis driven approach in order to solve complex problems
  • Willingness to travel internationally and to work remotely on client sites
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Mandarin are required

Personal Attributes:
  • Flexible, curious and creative, open for new things and able to propose innovative ideas
  • Independent and autonomous judgment
  • Team player, open, pleasure to work with and positive in a group dynamic
  • Intercultural competence and experience of working in more than one country and/or multi-cultural teams
  • Driven, hard-working, entrepreneurial, proactive and productive
  • Highest ethical standards

Date Posted:

10-Jun-2019

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