Expert Consultant

Location:

Singapore

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

As a Consultant in the expert track, the role provides a unique opportunity to combine client service work in a specific topic area with expertise development. The primary responsibilities of a Consultant will be to contribute to our Digital Transformation Accelerator within the Technology Advantage practice. He / she will work with our client service teams in key client relationships to further build BCG's state-of-the-art expertise with respect to digital transformation and innovation topics. Thus, the incumbent will be expected to spend his / her time primarily on

  • Executing client case work and business development activities
  • Investing in the development of BCG's capabilities and expertise- developing and driving 
  • the content agenda to the next level in your area of expertise
  • Playing an active role supporting the commercial agenda, ensuring the topic is being pushed at the right clients in the region
  • Building BCG's brand within the topic internally and externally

The balance of time between the roles will vary over time with client demands and internal requirements. Overall billability expectations for the cohort are lower than the generalist track to allow for the time invested in business, capability and expertise development (typically - 5O% client billability).

The role is an expert career track position and is located in Malaysia, Indonesia or Singapore.

Your Qualifications

General Requirements
  • Preferred advanced degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications, Physics or Mathematics - graduate of a leading engineering school would be a plus
  • Strong academics from top-tier institutions (top 10% of class) 
  • Excellent written and spoken English, other Asian languages a bonus
  • 5-7 years’ experience within Telecommunications, Financial Services or premier IT group
  • Management consulting experience preferred
  • Experience addressing business challenges leveraging Technology solutions 
  • Exposure to deep dive IT diagnostics, experience identifying value creation opportunities
  • Good understanding of enterprise architecture principles
  • Interest and expertise in technology-related training topics such as Big Data and Analytics, Information/Cyber- security, information architecture, IT project management methodologies
  • Experience in driving an intellectual agenda and building delivery and execution of a digital academy

Professional Skills
  • Analytical and structured
  • Able to work creatively and analytically in a time-limited, problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to build empathy within the firm and win the trust of the clients
  • Highly professional and rigorous
  • Able to think strategically/end-to-end
  • Good business sense
  • Results-oriented
  • Strong in execution and comfortable with fragmentation
  • Willing to travel extensively and to work on client sites

Date Posted:

04-Feb-2019

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