Expert Project Leader (Data Architect)


Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei


Asia Pacific


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

The Project Leader will bring significant expertise on the topic of Big Data and Analytics enablement and continue to grow BCG’s thought leadership and capabilities on the topic of enablement through the vehicle of Technology Advantage. He/ she would be instrumental in business development and project delivery activities including but not limited to facilitating internal & external stakeholder discussions, building client relationships that are strong and lasting and delivering value on client engagements regionally.


  • Bringing expertise and best practices to a range of BCG projects and proposals
  • Assist Partners and Principals in business development related to analytics, enablement, and creating analytical / big data capabilities in clients
  • Leading the day-to-day execution of enablement and analytics 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 the progress to clients and others in BCG leadership
    • Driving development of the content, either directly or by providing guidance to the consulting team (for example, by sharing ideas, frameworks or experience)
    • Managing client relationship day-to-day
    • Managing project scope and pace
  • Own enablement modules within digital transformation cases
  • Actively managing multiple client and stakeholder relationships and networking within the client organization in order to understand and influence
  • Contributing to the development of intellectually property, including improving methodologies, tools, techniques and developing new ideas and approaches
  • 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

Your Qualifications

  • 10 or more years of experience in management or technology consulting or client facing professional solution role of well-known technology companies or technology start-ups with demonstrated expertise in people interaction and extensive client-facing experience
  • A proven ability in supporting clients to develop and describe their vision for value creation in data and analytics
  • Demonstrated experience in developing big data / advanced analytics use-cases with and for clients, and codify these for clients use cases
  • 4+ years in leading large analytics driven transformation programs using contemporary Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, NoSQL, etc.) and Cloud (AWS, Azure, Ali Cloud, Google Cloud)
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in architecting big data and analytics /streaming analytics solutions at enterprise scale
  • Able to advise on data and analytics technology platforms choice, be familiar with relevant trends, best practices and emerging technologies and approaches in the market
  • Identify and describe machine learning methods and the data requirements appropriate to particular use-cases
  • Strong development background with experience in Python, Java, Scala highly preferred
  • Experience in data governance, enterprise data management and information security
  • Experience in designing target operating models, capability development plans and processes within the analytics context preferred
  • Advise on potential partners and partnering strategy on practical approaches to data-regulatory issues
  • Ability to assess client data and analytics maturity and recommend improvements appropriate for business needs

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, results oriented
  • Able to think strategically/end-to-end
  • Strong in execution and comfortable with fragmentation
  • Willing to travel extensively and to work on client sites

The role is located in the Greater China region (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei). Some travel within the Asia Pacific region is expected


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