Expert Consultant-Center for Customer Insight-Paris

Location:

Paris

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Marketing & sales, Technology & digital

Industries:

Consumer products, Media & entertainment, Retail, Technology industries, Telecommunications

About Us

The 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

BCG’s Marketing, Sales & Pricing Practice leverages deep customer insight and a powerful arsenal of data, tools & analytics to inspire revolutionary thinking in all aspects of marketing, sales and pricing.  With low risk and high returns, we help digitally transform how clients go to market and generate significant value. 

The foundation of our success continues to be outstanding value created for even the most leading-edge of our clients: double digit revenue growth and margin expansion. We seek to be leading-edge, and continue to invest in our programs and arsenal of tools and proprietary data. Highlights include: MSP Catalyst (our flagship software platform), Pricing advantagement Centers, Center for Customer Insight, Google partnership and joint Digital Academy, and Customer Analytics solutions. 

The MSP is at the forefront of DigitalBCG, driving digital go-to-market transformation, and offering our clients leading-edge solutions on Personalization, Digital Marketing, Next Generation Sales and Customer Journeys.  We are consistently rated as having the deepest commercial [consulting] capabilities of any consulting firm.  And, we have broad experience across both B2B and B2C sectors, and across the globe. 

Role Profile

Your expertise is of vital importance to BCG and our clients. As an expert consultant affiliated to BCG’s Center for Customer insight, you will be a core member of this group working alongside some of the world’s top minds in the industry. You will primarily collaborate with project teams that need to conduct or leverage consumer research as part of the project activities. In a constant evolving digital framework, you will provide new customer centric insights to our clients, partnering hand in hand with our data & analytics and technology & digital teams (BCG Gamma, Digital Ventures and Digital BCG)

Direct Client Engagement and support 
You will use a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research techniques to drive business impact with our clients. You will be involved in all phases of the research from design to analysis. Together with the project team, you will always translate research findings into actionable business recommendations for the client. 

Drive Digital customer centric approaches
You will leverage and further enhance Digital techniques used in Consumer & Customer research (e.g Social media analytics, Digital listening, Mobile Insights…) to drive the digital transformation of our clients

Proposal Development Support 
You will support client proposal development by assisting in the creation of materials and participating in the selling process. As an expert consultant, you will be part of the BCG project team to develop research plans and outline BCG’s capabilities in the Consumer Insight domain.


Intellectual Capital Development
You will contribute to broaden and deepen the knowledge base of the firm: improving BCG’s proprietary frameworks, methodologies & tools and developing knowledge of generalist consultants. You will develop state of the art tools, working hand in hand with BCG’s Consumer Knowledge Team staff.

Vendor Management
You will advise BCG’s project teams on how to best select and manage external research vendors and help the broader CCI Operations team (India) continuously validate/improve external relationships.

Your Qualifications

The ideal candidate possesses:
  • 3 to 5 years of work experience in consumer research and insight at one or a mix of the following:
  • Digital design thinking consulting firms
  • Global management consulting firms or premium/specialized boutique     consulting firms
  • Brand or category level insights team for a global, blue-chip Consumer  Goods company.
  • Major research institutes or syndicated data companies
  • Expertise across a wide range of business topics (e.g pricing, branding, growth, M&A…)
  • Expertise across qualitative (ethnography, co-creation sessions…) and quantitative research techniques (habits & practices, conjoint, digital listening…)
  • Hands-on experience with analytics (ability to perform actual survey data analysis, mastery of statistical analysis and techniques) combined with strong business insights are essential for this position
  • Real passion and creativity for customer centric methodologies with a proven track record of successful projects
Education and qualifications:
  • Strong academics from a top-tier institution
  • Fluency in French and English mandatory
Professional Skills
  • Mastery of qualitative & quantitative research techniques
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills
  • Data analysis (statistical analysis, software) and interpretation through a business and economic lens
  • Strong service orientation and the ability to think quickly on one’s feet
Personal Attributes
  • Team player and customer oriented mindset with strong interpersonal skills
  • Creativity and resourcefulness
  • Result oriented with high level of personal accountability
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Strong work ethic
Location:

Paris with regular international travels (~30 - 40%)

Date Posted:

24-Jul-2018

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