Project Leader, Climate & Sustainability (Waste Management & Recycling)

Location:

Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach, Miami, Minneapolis, Montreal, Mountain View/Silicon Valley, 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, Energy & environment, Engineered products & infrastructure, Process industries & building materials, Public sector, Social sector

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

BCG is looking for Project Leaders, Principals, or Experts focused on waste management and recycling to join our Climate & Sustainability team and work alongside some of the world’s top minds in the industry. You will play a critical role in the growth of waste management and recycling topics through case execution, client development, and intellectual property and product creation. To help tackle climate change, and move to a more sustainable and equitable future, BCG helps clients transform to optimize for societal and business value. Our clients are facing more pressure than ever to rethink their role in society and improve their impact on people and the planet. Our Climate & Sustainability practice seeks to help our private and public sector clients take on difficult challenges across a range of sectors and topics including natural resources, power & renewables, industrials, consumer goods & retail, and financial institutions.

At BCG you will become a pivotal member of our consulting team, working alongside some of the world’s top minds on the forefront of climate and sustainability topics. You will collaborate closely with team members from many backgrounds, advising clients across industries on how best to reduce emissions and reach their sustainability goals. Specifically, we’re looking for candidates with deep expertise in circularity, circular value chains and circular business models. Ideally, you have experience with various relevant recycling technologies for critical materials such as plastic & rubber, batteries, paper, or building materials, bring a strong background in circular business model development or are knowledgeable in setting up recycling operations. You are capable to develop and implement recycling strategies and circular business model in a holistic manner, considering rapid developments with regard to technologies, customer preferences and regulatory context, and applying them to the specific client/industry setting.

BCG Experts are integrated into a BCG team and leverage deep expertise on projects that reshape businesses. They are given end-to-end responsibility for large and complex “modules” within a BCG project, may lead small but high-impact teams to drive results for our clients, and contribute to BCG’s intellectual capital. They work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, and win buy-in for recommendations, while also collaborating with colleagues on complex client issues. 

BCG Experts are integrated into a BCG team and leverage deep expertise on projects that reshape businesses. They are given end-to-end responsibility for large and complex “modules” within a BCG project, may lead small but high-impact teams to drive results for our clients, and contribute to BCG’s intellectual capital. They work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, and win buy-in for recommendations, while also collaborating with colleagues on complex client issues. 

BCG Project Leaders and Principals lead case teams, engage with and present to senior clients, direct projects to define client needs, manage project scoping and work module development, supervise research activities, and participate in business development. They oversee the formulation of hypotheses for research and investigation, as well as advanced analysis to identify opportunities. Project Leaders and Principals are also responsible for continuously developing the firm’s knowledge and capabilities and play a key role in the development and maintenance of high-level client relationships.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • 5+ years in waste management/recycling and/or industry experience
  • Knowledge of key topics related to circularity, circular value chains and circular business models
  • 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

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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