Technology Advantage Project Leader

Location:

Milan

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Strategy, Technology & digital

Industries:

Consumer products, Energy & environment, Financial institutions, Insurance

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

Digital technologies are fundamentally reshaping both consumer demand and competitive dynamics at unprecedented rates within the consumer industry. BCG’s consumer practice helps clients respond to industry disruption by redefining their channel strategies, transforming their organizations, and seizing competitive advantage. The practice serves clients across four main sectors - Consumer Products, Retail, Travel & Tourism, and Fashion & Luxury - and each of the four sectors covers a range of sub-industries and functional topics.

Role 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

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.

As a Project Leader, you will be responsible for managing project teams comprised of consultants and associate consultants who design and develop innovative long-term business strategies for client corporations that maximize the return on the investment of shareholders. Project leaders at BCG are responsible for advising clients on key strategic business issues, producing leading-edge business models, and addressing specific problems and opportunities.


Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage and maintain client relationships
  • Act as a key topic content lead for proposals or other business development work
  • Direct and supervise research activities to obtain relevant data and define client needs or problems
  • Execute strategic due diligence, product development studies and the development of change management plans
  • Oversee the analysis of data and the application business principles and industrial organization to the development of feasible recommendations for the profitable growth of client companies
  • Prepare and present oral and written reports of case team findings to client management

Your Qualifications

  • We’re looking for exceptional talent from consulting or industry to join us. You would typically:

    • Have 6+ years’ consulting experience, including leading consulting teams OR
    • Have held a leadership role in industry, combined with 5+ years consulting experience
    • Have a strong consulting skillset: hypothesis-led problem solving, framing and communicating complex ideas, thinking strategically
    • Be entrepreneurial, curious, creative, and have a track record for thinking innovatively
    • Be a proven leader with exceptional drive and commitment
    • Have an outstanding academic track record from a leading university
    • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in Italian and English

Date Posted:

15-Oct-2018

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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