Consultant – Operations with focus in Procurement

Location:

Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Operations

Industries:

Consumer products, Engineered products & infrastructure, Process industries & building materials, Technology industries

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

The Operations Practice (OPS) Area is one of BCG's largest functional practices. We help our clients create competitive advantage by enhancing their performance and building strategic capabilities. BCG’s expertise in Operations covers the following areas - supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing, service operations, cost efficiency, operational transformation, research & product development, program and project management, all with a strong digital and analytics overlay.

What You'll Do

As a Consultant, you will be given end-to-end responsibility within a BCG project, and begin to develop specialized knowledge to help you solve our clients’ problems. You’ll work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, win buy-in for your recommendations, and collaborate with fellow BCGers to transform client potential into performance.

Responsibilities

  • Working jointly with BCG and high impact client project teams, bringing expertise to the team and to the client on site
  • Working independently at a module level on select topics
  • You will have the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of expertise within the Operations sector and expand your expertise especially in Procurement
  • Support case teams, especially those with need for deep expertise and a hands-on approach
  • Contribute to the quality of the work, question results with sanity checks and with the project team
  • Educate and inform clients proactively about state of the art technologies, methodologies and tools and how it can bring value to their business and, in particular, operation

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

We’re looking for exceptional talents to join us. You would typically:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of experience in the Operations area
  • Within your career so far, you have already been able to apply sound Knowledge in the field of procurement in practice
  • Actively managing multiple client and stakeholder relationships and networking within the client organization in order to understand their needs and help to influence the client agenda is part of your business
  • Interpersonal skills to partner with executive management teams as they implement a new vision and passion for enabling leaders to drive change within organizations set you apart
  • Flexibility, ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel frequently are necessary;
  • You have an exceptionally good academic background, ideally from a leading university
  •  Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English, in addition to a strong presence, team spirit and leadership skills.

Date Posted:

21-Sep-2021

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