Project Leader (Consumer & Travel)

Location:

Barcelona, Madrid

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Industries:

Consumer products

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

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 teams at BCG are responsible for advising clients on key strategic business issues, producing cutting-edge business models, and addressing specific problems and opportunities.  You will also play a key role in high-level client relationships and act as a content lead for proposals and other business development work.

Summary of main 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 of 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:

  • At least 7 years of work experience at top level consumer companies or consulting firms, though candidates with excellent consumer backgrounds and 4-5 years of previous consulting experience would also be considered.
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience related to travel and tourism topic, having worked on large travel transformation programs with an emphasis on key operational levers.
  • 3-4 years leading/playing core role in driving projects – owning the project process, content and day-to-day client interactions, especially within consumer/travel practice.
  • Experience in consulting and/or industry working on large retail transformation programs with an emphasis on key operational levers, including:Driven development of content, either directly or by providing guidance to the consulting team (for example, by sharing ideas, frameworks or providing input on research and analysis)
  • Have a strong consulting skill set: hypothesis-led problem solving, framing and communicating complex ideas, thinking strategically
Please submit your CV in English

Date Posted:

23-Mar-2018

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