Consultant/Project Leader (Operations-focused)
Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries.
Practice Area Profile
Our Operations practice is BCG’s largest functional practice area and we are now expanding in the Nordics. The operations practice serves ten broad topics: Program Management & Implementation, Cost & Efficiency, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Services, Procurement, Operational Transformation, Customer Service OPS, Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Research & Development, and Large Capital Project Management. We help companies think beyond the limits of their traditional business models, choose where and how they should add value, and reorganize to defend themselves against new threats and seize new opportunities. The Operations practice provides the capabilities and the experts to help our clients create competitive advantage by enhancing their performance and enabling them on their journey to operational excellence.
Ideal candidates will have passion for and expertise in operational improvement topics such as Supply Chain, manufacturing and/or services or Procurement across one or multiple industries. Experience with topics like advanced analytics or Industry / Services 4.0 related to operational improvement is highly relevant. They have worked in professional services or at a leading multinational company as well as in international team environments, with senior audiences.
As a consultant in our practice, you will use your operations knowledge and experience to manage large and complex components of our projects. You’ll work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, win buy-in for your recommendations, and collaborate with fellow BCGers to transform client potential into performance.
Education and Experience
- Masters degree from leading University with outstanding academic achievement
- 4-10 years of experience from either professional services (consulting) or from industry at a leading multinational company
- Line and/or project management experience
Deep & recognized expertise in one of the following areas:
- Supply Chain
- Industry 4.0 and lean manufacturing
- Advanced analytics in Operations
- Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills – ideally with Big Data tools
- Entrepreneurial spirit
- Strong presence & leadership skills
- Ability to navigate through ambiguity
- Fluent in English. Scandinavian language skills is a plus
- Strong business sense
The role is Nordic and is ONLY available in our offices in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo or Stockholm. However, our client work is global and international travel should be expected.
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