Project Leader, Supply Chain Traceability

Location:

Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach, Miami, Minneapolis, Montreal, Mountain View/Silicon Valley, Nashville, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh-Durham, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Washington, D.C.

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Operations, Strategy, Sustainability

Industries:

Climate & Sustainability

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

At BCG you will become a pivotal member of our team, working alongside some of the world’s top minds on the forefront of climate & sustainability topics. You will collaborate closely with team members from many backgrounds, advising clients across industries on how to equitably achieve their net zero ambitions and reach their sustainability goals. Current openings span levels and depth of expertise, meaning the type of work you will focus in could vary.

Leveraging your experience, you will develop industry-leading solutions to help our clients succeed by:
Leading consulting engagements focused on end-to-end supply chain traceability and transparency
Actively monitoring the evolving regulatory landscape around traceability and creating clear perspective on implications for companies (e.g., Lieferkettengesetz, USDA traceability regulations)
Defining and implementing comprehensive end-to-end traceability solutions through the development of traceability priorities and strategies, technology road mapping and tool and vendor selection, along with deploying these solutions collaboratively with our clients
Actively monitoring the tool and supplier ecosystem around end-to-end traceability and transparency; recommending and developing partnerships for BCG with external providers and supporting internal product development teams in developing and refining digital solutions
Diagnosing end-to-end traceability and transparency risks and opportunities in our clients’ value chain
Developing BCG’s thought leadership for policy makers, public sector agencies, corporate leaders, and cross-industry alliances to define, finance, and implement traceability and transparency solutions that benefit all industry participants
Integrating with our broader Climate & Sustainability and sector teams to identify risks and opportunities for key industry sectors (e.g., consumer goods, fashion, healthcare)
Working jointly with BCG and client project teams, bringing expertise to the team and to the client on-site

Our Expert Consulting Track (ECT)

The Expert Consulting Track (ECT) is vital to BCG’s ability to successfully meet our clients’ demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Experts deliver next-level impact for BCG's most complex and cutting-edge client challenges. Experts focus on developing BCG's thought leadership, commercial capabilities, and intellectual property assets; and their work is essential to our delivery model. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to bring the ‘best of BCG’ to our clients, Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise often gained outside of BCG in industry, academia, or specialized consulting.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

5+ years supply chain traceability consulting and/or industry experience
Knowledge of key topics related to end-to-end supply chain traceability, including one or more of: defining solutions via technology roadmap creation, diagnosing risks and opportunities in clients’ value chain, vendor selection, etc. 
Ability to develop leading edge business models, frameworks for analysis, and long-term business strategies that maximize shareholder value 
As appropriate based on tenure, proven ability to manage client engagements, client relationships, and provide “thought leadership” to teams, owning the responsibility for the quality of engagements. A combination of management and “hands on” delivery experience is critical
Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex industry concepts in non-technical terms 

YOU'LL BE BASED IN

We will consider candidates for any of our North American offices. 

YOU'LL BE TRAVELING

Travel is expected and will vary based on project needs.

Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.

Date Posted:

02-Jun-2022

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