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Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

Project Leader/Principal - Energy


Bogota, Buenos Aires, Santiago


Central & South America




Energy & environment, Engineered products & infrastructure, Metals & mining, Process industries & building materials

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 Energy practice helps companies navigate an increasingly complex business climate. The practice covers the Oil & Gas and Power & Utilities sectors. We also have deep knowledge in Energy transition and Sustainability, Energy Trading and Risk Management and Energy Engineering and Services. Our projects typically apply BCG’s core consulting skills in functional areas such as, digitalization, strategy, organisation or performance improvement, but in the distinctive environment of Energy. We also address projects that touch upon more operational or technical challenges, which we deliver through our expert consultants, occasionally partnering with external specialists. We work with the senior leaders of leading international and national oil companies, service providers, utilities, regulators and financial institutions. The Energy Practice has enjoyed rapid and sustained annual growth over several years, representing about 10% of BCG’s global business volume.Worldwide over 300 Partners, Principals and Project Leaders focus in the Energy space, supported by a large group of Energy experienced and trained Consultants and Analysts, many with pre-BCG industry experience. We are well known for our long history of cutting-edge research and thought leadership. Consulting with BCG ensures you work on the biggest issues being tackled by senior management, with a wide variety of experiences across different clients, topics and geographies.

What You'll Do

As a Generalist Project Leader or Principal you will gain highly entrepreneurial experience and be a core member of our South America System working alongside some of the world’s top minds in management consulting. You will advise clients on executive level across industries and topics supporting them to improve or transform their businesses and achieve excellence in what they do as we work to deliver lasting impact in a highly dynamic environment.

You will lead diverse and high performing project teams enabling them to find the right approach, motivate them to deliver on time and to achieve long-term impact for our clients. You will also drive and orchestrate the majority of the project related client interactions ensuring a constructive collaboration with our clients.

Working across industries and topics, you will be challenged out of your comfort zone, significantly widen your scope of expertise and experience a steep learning curve both professionally and personally. Along this exciting journey you will be supported by senior mentors, excellent research and knowledge teams and career development experts which will help you to become highly successful in reaching both your personal and professional goals.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • At Project Leader level you would need minimum six years of experience mixing:
    • Industry experience in roles with strategic focus in areas related to energy: oil & gas, power and utilities, renewables, energy transition
    • Ideally at least 2 years of previous experience in management consulting
  • Experience in managing teams, devising and implementing business strategies involving quantitative analysis, conceptualization and communication of strategic solutions
  • Superior problem-solving skills and ability to work well under pressure in a demanding environment
  • Exceptional drive and commitment striving for excellence
  • Highly self-driven, well-structured yet flexible, able to think strategically / end-to-end
  • High level of agility, eager to develop new skills and areas of expertise
  • High level of adaptability to a frequently changing professional and social working environment
  • Willingness to travel according to business needs (subject to current COVID-19 regulations)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Spanish & English

We are proud of the opportunities for personal and professional growth that we provide to our employees, and for the awards and recognition we have received, including:

A top-five ranking in Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the 8th consecutive year

Named one of the  “100 Best Companies” for parents for the 11th time by Working Mother magazine

Received a perfect score for the 11th time on the Corporate Equality Index for LGBT employees by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation in 2018

Ranked 3rd on the 2018 Glassdoor Best Places to Work list

Ranked #1 on Best Companies for Women in 2017 list of Fairygodboss, a women's job-review site


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