Digital Project Leader/Principal/Partner (Tech and Digital Advantage)


Dubai, Riyadh


Europe & The Middle East


Big data & advanced analytics, Strategy, Technology & digital


Technology industries

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.

Digital BCG

BCG has a long history of driving growth by embracing innovation and new ways of thinking.  Through DigitalBCG, we bring together a diverse mix of consultants and digital specialists to ensure that we are supporting our clients throughout their digital transformation journeys. We work with our clients to fully understand the impact of digital on their business and set priorities that will transform their vision into value. Whether it be developing new technologies to support their core business, making better use of their data, or pursuing entirely new sources of revenue, our aim is to achieve radical improvements in productivity, flexibility, and speed. We are innovating how our clients are using artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, internet of things, personalization, blockchain technologies, and more to gain competitive advantage.

DigitalBCG encompasses a broad set of data, digital, and technology capabilities from BCG consulting teams and practices, along with our business units such as BCG Digital Ventures, BCG Platinion, and BCG GAMMA.

Practice Area Profile

BCG’s Technology Advantage (TA) practice focuses on helping clients deliver competitive advantage and business superior performance through the use of data, technology and digital. TA is the fastest growing practice at BCG and at the heart of the strategic impact we have with our clients. Our consultants and experts globally work across all industries and provide deep experience and expertise across a number of topics including: * Digital Transformation * Data & Digital Platforms * Software & Agile * Digitizing the Tech Function

What You'll Do

As a Digital Strategy Project Leader (and in above positions) you will be in charge of managing digital project teams that design and develop innovative software- and technology-driven business strategies for client corporations. You advise clients across diverse industries and settings on key strategic business issues, producing leading-edge business models, and addressing specific problems and opportunities to help them digitize their businesses for example by means of Big Data, AI, Agile Methodologies, Cloud Solutions, IoT and the design of digital products and platforms to name just a few.

You will guide diverse teams of consulting talents and help them to flourish through thought leadership, team mentoring and business development. You will be a point of reference for our clients who will seek your advice on business issues that extend beyond the immediate scope of your project work.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

As a Project Leader (and in above positions), you will direct diverse teams of consulting talent. Your role will be to help those teams flourish through thought leadership, team mentoring and business development, and clients will seek your advice on business issues that extend beyond the immediate scope of your project work.

We’re looking for exceptional talent from consulting or industry to join us. You would typically:
  • 8+ years of experience within a leading strategy consulting firm (focused on technology/digital initiatives), potentially combined with experience from a tech/ IT or digital strategy role in the industry, or a tech start-up leadership role
  • Relevant experience related to digital/IT strategy projects, commercial growth initiatives, cost optimization efforts, and digital/IT transformations
  • Experience in leading teams and managing projects
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to synthesize the team’s work into recommendations presented to clients, and deliver oral and written reports to the client management
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • The proven ability to manage client engagements, client relationships, and provide support and guidance to teams and colleagues, owning the responsibility of project work
  • A solid track record of building strong client relationships with large organizations, as well as identifying opportunities to deepen relationships and grow the business
  • Flexibility, ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel according to business needs;
  • An outstanding academic track record from a leading university
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Arabic is good to have. In addition to strong presence, team spirit and leadership skills.

Our consultants within DigitalBCG are an integral part of BCG's core consulting team; we work side-by-side with all practice areas to create value & competitive advantage for our clients.

We offer multiple career paths for the world’s best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return, we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible—and unlocking your potential to advance the world.

The role is available in our offices in Riyadh and Dubai. However, our client work is global and international travel should be expected.

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