Expert Principal - Turnaround, Restructuring, and Transformation

Location:

Kuala Lumpur, Singapore

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Industries:

Engineered products & infrastructure

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

BCG TURN is a special transformation, turnaround and restructuring unit of BCG that works with business leaders to deliver rapid, sustainable and visible performance improvements, while strengthening their organizations and positioning them to win in the years ahead.  By collaborating shoulder to shoulder with the client and being a true performance partner, BCG TURN achieves change that lasts. Team members include BCG TURN experts such as former CEOs, C-suite leaders, and other highly experienced professionals. BCG TURN is fully integrated into BCG and fully leverages the breadth of BCG expertise, network, data and tools. For more information about BCG TURN and the BCG TURN approach, please visit bcgturn.bcg.com

Role Profile

An Expert occupies an important position executing and supporting client service engagements in a variety of roles. An Expert may be responsible for delivering a specific piece of work as an advisor, or an individual contributor or, depending on the individual’s profile and skill set, they may be responsible for leading a team. They may also play an advisory role on projects, helping either to establish BCG’s credibility or ramp the team up at the start of a particular piece of work, or provide regular support and guidance throughout the project. At the more senior levels individuals become increasingly involved in business development activities and increase the amount of time dedicated to development of their own and BCG’s expertise.

The key responsibilities are:

Steers the execution of BCG TURN cases

  • Leads large scale operational and transformation journeys at the client; holds interim management/ Chief Transformation or Restructuring Officer’s role
  • Capable of acting as a project oversight for an entire case or at a module level on select topics. Owns project processes, content and day to day client interactions
  • Supports multiple case teams, especially those with need for deep and hands-on approach, either as an individual contributor or owner on a BCG TURN topic, or as an advisor to the overall project
  • Drives and co-leads development of the content, either directly or by providing guidance to the consulting team (for example, by sharing ideas, frameworks or providing input on research and analysis)
  • Managing the client relationship

Builds BCG TURN expertise within BCG and increases BCG’s profile externally

  • Drives the development and improvement of BCG TURN methodology, tools, frameworks
  • Develops and contributes to BCG’s intellectual property – works on BCG knowledge content
  • Builds awareness of BCG TURN’s capabilities within the firm, representing business at a variety of regional, global forums

Drives BCG TURN as a business

  • Proactively identifies and cultivates a network of potential clients, and strategies to win new business
  • Generates business development leads to grow the pipeline
  • Creates awareness of BCG expertise and capabilities to the external community; participates in key industry forums, including presenting on topics relevant to senior management
  • Key support for proposal creation and presentation: provides content expertise around specific topics; acts as key topic content lead for proposals or other business development work
  • Participates in client proposal presentations and related discussions

Your Qualifications

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience running large and complex transformations, Performance improvement, operational Turnaround programs in industry or a consulting set–up (preferred)
  • Strong Transformation management background with demonstrated experience in leading the TMO/ PMO roles (Chief Transformation Officer or Restructuring Officer ideal)
  • Proficiency with P&L and Balance sheet topics, especially working capital / liquidity management
  • Experience in engaging and driving negotiations across multiple CXO stakeholders

Education and Qualifications

  • Advanced business degree from a top-tier institution preferred

Professional Skills

  • Analytical and structured
  • Highly professional and rigorous
  • Able to manage highly complex projects
  • Good business sense
  • Focused on and skilled at creating impact
  • Driven, hard-working
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop high level of credibility with senior clients
  • Team player, open, pleasure to work with and positive in a group dynamic

EXPERT CAREER TRACK (ECT)

The individual will be aligned to our Expert Career Track (ECT).

Expertise is of vital importance to BCG and our clients. Our clients expect BCG to help tailor solutions to their specific needs. Increasingly, clients expect us to bring deep industry and functional expertise to the table. Our continued investments in knowledge and expertise have been a critically important driver of our success. The growth and development of the ECT cohort is a core component of these investments.

The ECT cohort is a valuable complement to the generalist track, and helps BCG to provide expertise depth that our generalist track does not cover or ordinarily develop. The Track enables individuals to bring significant value to BCG with significant operational or technical experience in a specific field, usually gained outside of BCG either in industry, academia or specialised consulting.

Date Posted:

16-May-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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