Nordics - Consultant/Project Leader (Operations-focused)

Location:

Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Operations

Industries:

Automotive & Mobility, Biopharmaceuticals, Consumer products, Education, Energy & environment, Engineered products & infrastructure, Financial institutions, Health care payers & providers, Insurance, Media & entertainment, Medical devices & technology, Metals & mining, Process industries & building materials, Public sector, Retail, Technology industries, Telecommunications

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

The Operations Practice (OPS) Area is one of BCG's largest functional practices. We help our clients create competitive advantage by enhancing their performance and building strategic capabilities. BCG’s expertise in Operations covers the following areas - supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing, service operations, cost efficiency, operational transformation, research & product development, program and project management, all with a strong digital and analytics overlay.

Role Profile

Ideal candidates will have passion for and expertise in operational improvement topics such as Supply Chain, manufacturing and/or services or Procurement across one or multiple industries. Experience with topics like advanced analytics or Industry / Services 4.0 related to operational improvement is highly relevant. They have worked in professional services or at a leading multinational company as well as in international team environments, with senior audiences.


As a consultant in our practice, you will use your operations knowledge and experience to manage large and complex components of our projects. You’ll work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, win buy-in for your recommendations, and collaborate with fellow BCGers to transform client potential into performance.

Your Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Masters degree from leading University with outstanding academic achievement
  • 4-10 years of experience from either professional services (consulting) or from industry at a leading multinational company
  • Line and/or project management experience is a must

Key Competencies

  • Deep & recognized expertise in one of the following areas:
    • Industry 4.0/lean manufacturing  
    • Advanced analytics in Operations
    • Large Capital Expenditure Projects 
    • Supply Chain
    • Procurement
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills – ideally with Big Data tools experience
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong presence & leadership skills
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity
  • Fluent in English. Scandinavian language skills is a plus
  • Strong business sense
The role is Nordic and is ONLY available in our offices in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo or Stockholm. However our client work is global and international travel should be expected.

Date Posted:

21-May-2019

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