Expert Project Leader/Principal (Post Merger Integration)


Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.


North America


Change management, M&A and divestitures, Postmerger integration, Technology & digital


Automotive & Mobility, Biopharmaceuticals, Consumer products, Engineered products & infrastructure, Metals & mining, Process industries & building materials, Retail

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Practice Area Profile

Post Merger Integration (PMI) is one of largest and fastest growing topics in BCG. BCG’s PMI practice focuses on helping our clients exceed their expectations for value creation from their merger and acquisition activity. Our approach is centered on a rigorous merger integration planning and execution methodology that is relentlessly focused on value creation. This methodology leverages BCG’s broad capabilities on strategic, operational, and organizational topics to support our clients in the specific areas which are most critical to success.

Role Profile

We are currently looking for a Project Leader or Principal who has significant experience in Post Merger Integration.  In this role you will bring on 1) expert level credibility to our cases and business development opportunities; and 2) continue to build our PMI practice as part of the global topic leadership team.  You will have demonstrated deep experience in planning and executing complex merger integrations.

In this role, you will report to the leader of Americas PMI practice area. Responsibilities include:

Support execution of Post Merger Integration cases:

  • Act as project manager for an entire case or at a module level on select topic.  Define and drive the project approach, supervise BCG consultants, and manage day to day client interactions
  • Ensure the quality of the work, and the relevance of the synthesis and recommendations.  Challenge the work in progress and the results; reorient the work approach and analyses as needed
  • Advise case teams on broad and specific issues related to merger integration by providing expertise and leveraging BCG intellectual capital

Contribute to the business development of the Post Merger Integration practice:

  • Key support for proposal creation and presentation:  provide content expertise around specific topics; act as key topic content lead for proposals or other business development work
  • Support development and execution of commercial outreach programs in collaboration with our Industry Practice Areas

Build BCG's Post Merger Integration practice:

  • Contribute to improving methodology and tools, and lead topic development on areas of expertise
  • Contribute to BCG perspectives which are shared with alumni and clients
  • Prepare and present BCG PMI experience and capabilities at internal conferences
Participate as a member of the global topic leadership team to define priorities for commercial and capabilities development

Our Expert Consulting Track (ECT)

The Expert Consulting Track (ECT) is vital to BCG’s ability to successfully meet our clients’ demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Experts deliver next-level impact for BCG's most complex and cutting-edge client challenges. Experts focus on developing BCG's thought leadership, commercial capabilities, and intellectual property assets; and their work is essential to our delivery model. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to bring the ‘best of BCG’ to our clients, Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise often gained outside of BCG in industry, academia, or specialized consulting.

Your Qualifications

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in industry and/or consulting experience preferred
  • Multiple Post Merger Integration experiences
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to develop high level of credibility with senior clients
  • Graduate of a leading business school
  • Bonus: Additional relevant experience with large transformations or organizational restructuring

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