Project Leader/Principal - Private Equity


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


Asia Pacific


M&A and divestitures, Postmerger integration, Strategy


Private equity and principal investment

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 is supporting the world's largest principal investors & private equity (PIPE) firms with the full spectrum of services covering the entire value chain from transaction services to transformative profit improvement programs for portfolio companies to strategy and operations work for the funds themselves. We are organized into six distinct sectors: Private Equity, Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), Pension Funds, Hedge Funds, Family Offices and Infrastructure & Real Estate.

What You'll Do

BCG is looking for Experienced Professionals to join our SEA team at the Project Leader and Principal level within our PIPE (Principal Investors & Private Equity) Practice Area. 

As a core member affiliated to BCG’s PIPE Practice Area, you will:
  • Be helping investors (private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, corporate, family offices, individuals...etc.) in the optimization of their capital. This translates concretely for you in various missions at crucial moments of the life of the companies: screening to identify market opportunities, Due Diligence to confirm the targets, or value creation plans to determine developments.
  • Work alongside some of the world’s top minds in the industry
  • Significantly contribute to the development of our expertise and support our ambitious growth targets
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
  • 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
  • A minimum of 10 years work experience within a leading strategy consulting firm with knowledge of M&A and private equity transaction work
  • A track record of leadership and achievement both in work and/or activities outside of work
  • 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
  • Solid business acumen, commercial capabilities and business judgement
  • Team player, open and positive in a group dynamic

  • 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

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