SEA - Consultant/PL (Operations Practice)


Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore


Asia Pacific


Operations, Procurement, Strategy


Process industries & building materials

Who We Are

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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 affiliated to BCG’s Ops Practice Area you will be working alongside some of the world’s top minds in the industry. You will also significantly contribute to the development of our expertise and support our ambitious growth targets. We are looking for people at the Consultant or Project Leader level with significant experience in the operations space.

On projects, you will join BCG teams with members of different backgrounds. You will develop state of the art strategic approaches and innovative solutions based on thorough fact-based analyses. You will work from strategy to execution, on different Operations complex matters, in different industries

We are seeking outstanding candidates for our Operations team. The role is based out of Southeast Asia, however, our client work is global and international travel should be expected.

We have open roles for several seniority levels: Consultants who manage large and complex components of our projects, Project Leaders who lead client engagements, and Principals who lead multiple client engagement and develop our business. For all roles, 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.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Strong academics from top-tier institutions (top 15% of class)
  • Work experience of at least 6 years in operations sector and/or consulting with operations focus.
  • Prior experience in industries (manufacturing, operations in factory, supply chain, procurement) would be an added advantage.
  • Superior business sense and clear potential to work beyond core areas of experience and within project team.

Additional for Project Leaders:
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in a mix of consulting (at least 3 years) and industry experience in industrial /operations related topics.
  • Other acceptable experience to complement past consulting experience can include large project management and/or strategic roles within an operational business.
  • Strong track record of success in implementation.
The responsibilities:

Client Delivery (focus area)
  • Working jointly with BCG teams 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.
  • 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, operations.
  • Lead role in presenting key findings to C-level executives.

Topic and Practice Development
  • Contribution to improvement of methodology, tools, enablement material and topic development on areas of expertise
  • Develop and contribute to BCG's intellectual capital - working on BCG knowledge content projects to develop new techniques and/or capture new ideas as well as casework experience
  • Contribute to BCG Practice Area publications.

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