SEA Expert Consultant - Adaptation, Resilience, Physical Risks (Climate & Sustainability)


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


Asia Pacific


Globalization, Sustainability


Climate & Sustainability, Energy & environment

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

Climate change is not a future threat—it’s an immediate one. BCG’s Climate & Sustainability practice (C&S) partners with businesses and governments to help them transform commitments into action and build a decarbonized, more sustainable world, driving technological and economic transformations to realize sustainable competitive advantage.
As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, BCG is deepening and broadening its focus. C&S brings together more than 550 experts covering the full range of sustainability topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, decarbonization, sustainable agriculture, transition financing, water management, and other ESG topics—across all sectors—to support our clients around the world.

What You'll Do

As an Expert Consultant, you will be integrated into a BCG team and leverage your deep expertise on projects that reshape businesses. You will be given end-to-end responsibility for large and complex “modules” within a BCG project. You will work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, and win buy-in for your recommendations, while also collaborating with colleagues on complex client issues. You will provide deep expertise and insight to clients and help build your expertise area within BCG. A majority of your time will be focused on supporting and executing case work.

You will:
Play a leading role in helping our clients to improve their climate adaptation/resilience capabilities through case leadership & execution, client development, and intellectual property & product creation
Build, manage and maintain client relationships in the adaptation and resilience sector
Help clients to formulate comprehensive climate adaptation & resilience capabilities, including scenario modelling, key risk diagnosis and opportunity identification & prioritisation
Identify socioeconomic, cultural or regulatory factors that may affect  potential adaptation & resilience solutions, and incorporate these into recommended solutions
Support BCG’s thought leadership content and programs as part of our Climate and Sustainability practice
Contribute to the continuous development of BCG's knowledge, capabilities and intellectual property

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

At least 5 years of relevant consulting and/or industry experience in climate & sustainability
Deep technical expertise on key climate risks faced by Southeast Asian countries and regionally-specific adaptation & resilience issues
Technical understanding of climate drivers, hazards and impact analysis, as well as latest developments from UNFCCC, IPCC and other relevant technical sources/references
A track record of driving and delivering high-value work and impact
Ability to thrive in a hypothesis-based environment where inductive rather than deductive reasoning is the norm
Strong people skills including building empathy, strong relationships, and trust
Experience engaging with senior executives
Relevant tertiary qualifications from a top tier institution(s); Master's degree, MBA or PhD preferred
Fluency in English is a must
Fluency in any ASEAN language is a plus

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