Manager, Platinion (DigitalBCG)

Location:

Paris

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Strategy, Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries, Telecommunications

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.


BCG Platinion

As a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions. We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models. We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial – nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent. Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.


Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.

What You'll Do

As a Manager, you will work closely with our client’s leadership teams to understand their key challenges, define IT strategies, win buy-in for your recommendations and lead BCG case team members to transform client potential into performance.  

You will deploy customized IT strategies, digital platforms and architecture in order to leverage the digital potential of our customers with state of the art tools such as cloud computing, AI, blockchain, microservices and containerization. You will evaluate and coach our clients’ technology teams, manage quality and risk while maintaining client expectations and escalations.

Besides giving direction on the functional, execution and management of the project you will be given end-to-end responsibility for larger, highly technical and more complex modules within the project and begin to develop specialized knowledge to help you solve our clients problems. Together with our clients you will develop convincing IT strategies, concepts and solutions, applying your sound technical know-how along with your analytical and conceptual skills. 

You will start to take on team lead responsibilities and demonstrate intellectual leadership directing diverse teams of consulting talent. Your role will also be to help team members flourish through thought leadership, team mentoring, knowledge sharing, giving frequent feedback and creating opportunities for team members to learn and grow. You will also personally develop and grow by being exposed to new and complex challenges daily. 

Finally as a Manager you will contribute to the Practice Area development and help to build the BCG brand as a digital leader. 


What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

[8+] years’ experience in IT strategy and consulting, professional software development or IT project management (with teams of five or more) 

You will have relevant experience from a top consulting firm (focused on technology, digital initiatives) and have led the design and management of IT implementation and strategy projects

A strategic thinker, entrepreneurial, able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills, strong customer focus and mental agility with a results orientation

Strong technical expertise in at least two of the following areas:

              - IT Modernisation; Solution & Enterprise Architecture

              - Marketing, Sales & Service Platforms (CRM)

              - Physical & Digital Channels (Including Mobile)

              - ERP (SAP) &Manufacturing Platforms

              - Banking & Insurance Platforms

              - People, HR, Collaboration Platforms

              - Applied Intelligence, Machine Learning, RPA, Chatbots, Blockchain, IOT

              - DevOps & Bimodal IT

              - Data Analytics, Big Data, Data Platforms

              - Cyber Security

Experience with the management of decision process at C-Level

Able to present different architecture models to clients, develop MVP architecture and IT landscape modernisation roadmaps

Deep expertise with modern tool-sets in Agile environments, legacy modernization and modern approaches to technology 

Know-how to drive operational and client service excellence, presenting project results to C-Level

Experience of writing white papers on your areas of expertise

Proven practice development: Hiring mentoring and developing both individuals & teams

Managing requirements and configuration of large-scale system implementations

Leading and running workshops at peer level and facilitating client meetings

Delivering IT due diligence, assessments, recommendations and future-state designs

Strong business acumen; can frame complex problems in appropriate business contexts

Preferred industry background: Retail, Banking, Insurance, Utility, Oil, Gas and Telco

Have the power of presence to network and build internal and external trusted relationships and new business development 

Ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel to clients world-wide

Highly professional and rigorous, results-oriented, driven and hard-working

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 

A University degree with above average academic performance in a STEM related field or business management

Who You'll Work With
BCG Managing Directors and Partners (MDP’s)
PLA Managing Directors (MD’s)
BCG Consultants at all levels
PLA Consultants at all levels
Clients, vendors, partners

Date Posted:

03-Mar-2021

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