Consultant to Principal, Financial Institutions

Location:

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

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Strategy, Technology & digital

Industries:

Financial institutions

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 SEA is looking for Consultants, Project Leaders and Principals for our Financial Institutions Practice, who will partner with clients to take on their most difficult challenges, transform mind-sets, create outstanding value, and build capabilities that enable organizations to achieve sustainable advantage.

As a Consultant, you will:
  • Be part of and collaborate in BCG project teams consisting of high performing members with different backgrounds, conduct detailed fact-based analyses and develop state of the art strategic solutions
  • 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

As a Project Leader/Principal, you will:
  • Play a key role on client engagements, managing studies to define client needs and supervising research activities to obtain relevant data
  • Be responsible for managing project teams comprised of consultants who design and develop innovative long-term business strategies for client corporations that maximize the return on the investment of shareholders
  • Oversee the formulation of hypotheses for research and investigation, and the advanced financial analysis of client, competitor, and industry data
  • Apply knowledge of business principles and industrial organization, develop actionable recommendations, and supervise work including strategic due diligence, product development studies, change management plans, and the evaluation of long-term investment opportunities
  • Be responsible for managing client contact and play a key role in the development and maintenance of high-level client relationships
  • Act as a key topic content lead for proposals or other business development work

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Strong academics from a top-tier institution
  • Project Leader/Principal: A minimum of 7-8 years of work experience; 3-4 of these years in strategy consulting and demonstrated experience managing a team
  • Consultant: A minimum of 5-6 years of work experience within a leading strategy consulting firm (serving financial institutions/financial services) or a financial institution or fintech company
  • Experience from solvi­­ng complex business problems and devising business strategies, through formulating research and/or analytical approaches involving quantitative analysis, conceptualization, and communication of strategic solutions
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills and written and spoken English
  • Excellent numerical skills, analytical and structured with the potential to conduct advanced quantitative analysis 
  • Solid business acumen, commercial capabilities and business judgement
  • Team player, open and positive in a group dynamic

WHAT CAN A CAREER AT BCG OFFER YOU?

An opportunity to innovate and change: We have a legacy of developing deep insights and game-changing ideas and our case teams take ideas from all levels in order to deliver breakthrough insights to our clients
Training and mentoring: We embed mentorship and apprenticeship throughout your time at BCG. You will have a support system of career development advisors, the guidance of project leaders, and partnership with your colleagues and teammates at every turn.

A collaborative approach: You will join a growing team of talented individuals, operating and learning from people with a diverse and broad set of backgrounds

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.


Date Posted:

11-Aug-2021

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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