Project Leader/Principal Industrial Goods




Europe & The Middle East


Big data & advanced analytics, Change management, Corporate development & finance, Globalization, Growth, Innovation & product development, Lean & manufacturing, Marketing & sales, Operations, People & organization, Postmerger integration, Pricing, Procurement, Risk management


Engineered products & infrastructure, Metals & mining

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

Practice Area Profile

BCG’s Industrial Goods practice serves four broad industrial segments: Automotive & Mobility, Engineered Products & Infrastructure, Materials & Process Industries, and Transportation & Logistics. We help companies in these sectors think beyond the limits of their traditional business models, choose where and how they should add value, and reorganize to defend themselves against new threats and explore new opportunities.

What You'll Do

As a Project Leader or Principal within BCG’s Industrial Goods Practice, you will be a core member of our practice working alongside some of the world’s top minds in industry. You will accompany companies from a variety of Industrial goods branches through decisive changes. On a day to day basis, this will translate in:

  • Support the growth of our Industrial goods practice through case execution, client development, and intellectual property & product creation.
  • Execute or provide expertise on projects within the Oil&Gas, mining, fine chemicals or metals branches for our key clients in Belgium and the Netherlands.
  • Work jointly with BCG and client project teams, bringing expertise to the team and to the client on site
  • Provide intellectual leadership for the project teams by generating key ideas and conceptual frameworks to guide research and analysis
  • Contribute to the creation of BCG’s intellectual capital on different topics within the Oil&Gas, mining, chemicals or metals branches: Publications, toolkits, benchmarks, templates, processes as well as position papers, studies and insights from case experience.
  • Provide mentorship and support to consultants ensuring their continuous development

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Broad, hands on experience working in diverse projects in the industrial goods arena and a track record of team leadership and related achievements.
  •  Over 7 years of work experience with at least 2 years in a leading consulting firm
  • Able to question the “status quo”, creating transparency for clients, helping them understand the implications of NGS, synthesising & advising how to improve.
  • Willingness to travel internationally and to work remotely on client sites
  • Strong academics
  • Fluency in English required, Dutch is a plus
  •  Flexible, curious and creative and able to propose innovative ideas
  •  Experience of working in multi-cultural and diverse teams

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