Programme Manager

Location:

Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com

Practice Area Profile

The Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice works with companies across the digital device, software, IT services, TV, publishing, information services, entertainment and telecom sectors to make sense of the unrelenting velocity of technological and consumer change they face. We partner with clients to transform their industries, define winning business models, shape their value proposition and go-to-market approach, enhance their operational competitiveness, and create sustained advantage.

Role Profile

In this role, you will work as part of a cross-functional joint BCG / client teams, collaborating across Agile teams, their managers, senior leaders, and shared services/control functions to change work routines and optimize flow. You will provide insights on Agile concepts, values, culture, behaviors and practices, and engage hands-on, supporting key Agile project roles to help clients teams implement or accelerate Agile transformations. 

Together with national and international clients you will define new ways of working based on Agile principles and actively steer the implementation of such initiatives. Using your sound Agile experience, understanding of business contexts, your technology background, and analytical and conceptual skills, you have the chance to make a big impact on enterprises during key digital transformations.

A Senior Manager leads several projects at once, whereby the role is not limited to pure process management and communication with the respective (client) steering committee members, but can also include product ownership for each team. In addition to these activities, they are responsible as a member of a team for the successful acquisition and development of client relationships. Senior Managers draft and write project proposals, provide client care, and proactively advance our business with the use of a functioning network.

Typical tasks include the following:
  • Management of multiple project teams in parallel
  • Own the big picture and provide guidance on key questions around scaled Agile organizations and transformations
  • Drive new business development in own area
  • Engage with client stakeholders at executive level and drive transformation processes
  • Act as a role model for the Agile way of working and deliver insights from global best practices
  • Coaching and guidance of BCG / Platinion managers and team members
  • Definition of transformation strategies and implementation plans at organizational level

Your Qualifications

  • Professional experience in the execution and management of operational and strategic IT implementation projects
   - Management experience as a responsible project leader, product 
             owner or product manager of larger (client) teams
   - Experience in resource planning and employee management
   - Proven change management and transformation experience
   - Proven track record of delivering technology products in Agile 
             organization
   - Experience with the management of decision processes at large 
             organizations
   - Proven track record in new business development
   - Certified in Scrum Alliance (CSM/CSPO/CSD/CSP), Scrum.org 
             (PSM/PSPO/PSD), SAFe Scaled Agilest, PMI-ACP desired but not 
             required
  • Distinct client and results orientation
  • Team spirit, communication and presentation skills, and mental agility
  • A confident and convincing manner
  • Flexibility, ability to work under pressure, and willingness to travel
  • Academic degree in mathematics/natural sciences, information technology, business management, or similar 

Date Posted:

26-Feb-2019

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