Project Leaders - Risk & Compliance


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


Europe & The Middle East


Risk management


Automotive & Mobility, Consumer products, Energy & environment, Financial institutions, Health care payers & providers, Insurance, Media & entertainment

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 Financial Institutions Practice Area (FIPA) aims to be the consultant of choice for leaders in the financial industry. We seek to achieve that goal by helping clients find their way amid the ever-evolving, ever-shifting competitive landscape. By focusing on the fundamental economics of their businesses and the underlying needs of their customers, we help banks, brokerages, asset managers and other financial- services organizations rethink their strategic assumptions, identify winning business propositions, and seize new opportunities in the expanding digital environment.

What You'll Do

BCG is looking for Project Leaders in the field of risk and compliance, with a focus on nonfinancial risk (e.g., anti-financial crime, anti-corruption and bribery, sanctions and fraud, human rights, and supply chain due diligence). As a Project Leader, you will partner with clients across industries to take on their most difficult challenges, transform mindsets, create outstanding value, and build capabilities that enable organizations to achieve sustainable advantage. You will be a core member of BCG’s Risk & Compliance practice, working alongside some of the world’s top minds in this space. You will also contribute significantly to the development of our compliance, ESG, and regulatory risk management topics and support our ambitious growth targets.

What you will do in the Group
  • Your primary focus will be on your position as a risk and compliance thought leader, driving client discussions and projects, and leading our diverse cross-functional and cross-industry project teams.
  • You’ll play a key role in expanding our risk and compliance topic landscape through case execution and client development.
  • You’ll execute or provide expertise and support on our global projects such as preventive actions, crisis management and remediation, or optimization and digitalization for our key clients worldwide.
  • You’ll contribute to BCG's risk and compliance content development, including client surveys, industry benchmarks, AI- and agile-driven ways of working, and more.
  • You’ll collaborate closely with BCG and client project teams, bringing expertise to the team and to the client on site.
  • You’ll provide mentorship and support to consultants to ensure their continuous individual development.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • You have either spent a minimum of 5 years at a top-tier consulting firm working in the field of Risk & Compliance or have gained substantial experience in the industry.
  • You have worked in the industry and/or top management consulting and can demonstrate impressive results from prior projects to improve or transform.
  • Your deep knowledge allows you to analyze and interpret data through a business and economic lens, and to successfully advise international clients.
  • You are an active contributor to the industry, such as through your participation in associations, publications, or your passion about topics in this space
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English, in addition to strong presence, team spirit, and leadership skills.

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