Networks Expert Consultant - Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)

Location:

Kuala Lumpur, Singapore

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Innovation & product development, Operations, People & organization, Strategy, Technology & digital

Industries:

Telecommunications

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

The Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice works with companies across the digital device, software, IT services, TV, publishing, information services, entertainment and telecom sectors to make sense of the unrelenting velocity of technological and consumer change they face. We partner with clients to transform their industries, define winning business models, shape their value proposition and go-to-market approach, enhance their operational competitiveness, and create sustained advantage.

Role Profile

The practice is currently looking for an individual at the Expert Consultant to Project Leader level who has significant experience in networks. A qualified individual will play a critical role in enriching firm expertise on this topic and in bringing this expertise to our telecommunication clients. Ideal candidates will have telecommunication background as well as have demonstrated leadership in growing client relations, people and knowledge development.


Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Lead and support execution of telecommunication projects
    • Responsible for the overall methodology
    • Work jointly with BCG and client project leaders, bring expertise to the team, both on issues specific to the industry and on questions asked by the client
    • Support multiple case teams, co-lead modules, especially those in need for broad experience and hands-on approach
    • Ensure the quality of the work, and the relevance of any synthesis and recommendations.  Challenge work in progress, results and re-orient any analyses if needed

  • Contribute to the business development of the telecoms sector
    • Contribute and drive leads and proposals together with the partners of the practice
    • Lead development of proposals from end to end around specific topics
    • Engage with the development of additional business beyond the delivery of recommendations on client engagements
    • Develop the topic agenda, create respective content and foster awareness of BCG's competence

  • Build expertise in telecom within BCG and increase BCG’s profile external
    • Develop and contribute to BCG's intellectual capital - work on BCG content projects to create new techniques and/or capture new ideas
    • Build and maintain "fact packs" related to core telecoms topics so there is an ever-available library of educational materials for internal and client usage
    • Responsible for supporting the telecoms sector in writing external reports, papers, and social media contributions of its partners in concert with the TMT practice's marketing lead
    • Identify conferences for BCG's attendance and help coordinate our participation

Your Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the telecommunication sector or a combination of industry and consulting experience (preferred)
  • A range of responsibilities in networks-related activities (business development, planning, project management, strategy, operations)
  • Some focused / deep pockets of expertise in networks (5G, network design, planning)
  • Proven track record of implementation success

Professional Skills:

  • Analytical and structured
  • Highly professional and rigorous
  • Able to think strategically/end-to-end
  • Good business sense
  • Results-oriented
  • Driven, hard-working
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player, open, pleasure to work with and positive in a group dynamic

Personal Attributes:

  • Loyal and reliable
  • Highest ethical standards
  • Flexible and creative: ability to build empathy within the firm and win the trust of the clients
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive, and productive

Date Posted:

05-Oct-2018

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