Associate Director, Data & Digital Platforms (DigitalBCG) bij Boston Consulting Group

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London, Paris
Europe & The Middle East
Technology & digital
Automotive & Mobility, Biopharmaceuticals, Consumer products, Education, Energy & environment, Engineered products & infrastructure, Financial institutions, Health care payers & providers, Insurance, Media & entertainment, Medical devices & technology, Metals & mining, Private equity and principal investment, Process industries & building materials, Public sector, Retail, Social sector, Technology industries, Telecommunications, Transportation, travel & tourism

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 help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.
To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.
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.

What You'll Do

BCG’s Data & Digital offering is closely aligned to our Technology Advantage practice were we work with our clients (often CIOs and CTOs), to position companies for the future. The rapid advance of technology has resulted in an explosion of data in business. The ability to decode this data can unlock a higher level of insight and drive a superior level of performance. That’s where we come in.

With experts in Big Data, Digital Business models, IT strategy, and IT efficiency/effectiveness, we leverage digital solutions to power transformations that stick. We believe transformations fail when companies focus too much on the finish line and not enough on the capabilities that must be built in order to get there and—most importantly—to stay there. Our teams work with client members from all levels of the organization in order to integrate our staff's strategy, operational, and industry experience with the client's individual situation, culture, and unique constraints.

Data and Digital Platform Experts help our clients improve performance through the use of data and technology. The extent to which a company has made the transition to a digital organization determines its ability to effectively field data, extrapolate useful information, and act on it in real-time. By combining digital and data analytics expertise with battle-tested transformation experience, you will empower companies to make that leap.

In this role, you will drive the vision for target technology platforms that deliver on client business objectives, and outline an achievable roadmap to implementation. You will set the high-level structure for the transformation effort, manage to tight timelines and client deliverables, provide hands-on training, and deliver the key enablers required to complete the project. Your team will include senior BCG leadership, teams of BCG Consultants, and both junior and senior client leaders working collaboratively to facilitate the transformation.

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.

As an Expert Associate Director, you will apply your deep expertise to generate value for our clients while building and contributing to BCG’s intellectual capital. Your role in projects can vary from team management to team advisor. You will leverage your expertise to add insight and drive clients toward recommendations and you will be viewed as a trusted advisor by senior clients. You will help scope and structure the work, onboard team members, and provide guidance throughout the project. Expert Principals contribute significantly to BCG’s intellectual capital, generate interest and excitement about their expertise area, and coach and mentor others.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

We’re looking for exceptional talent from consulting or industry to join us. You would typically have:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in leading and managing large, complex enterprise-level technology transformations, with expertise around specific issues that arise with modernizing technology and data architectures (data lakes, in-memory databases, containers, microservices, and how these relate to legacy architectures, common ERP architecture. Overall, a demonstrated ability to translate analytics and digital strategy into data, technology, and operating model implications
  • Experience delivering large-scale transformation projects and successful implementation including staffing and leadership development while taking a hands-on approach with clients
  • An outstanding academic track record
  • A proven project and people leader with exceptional drive and commitment striving for excellence
  • Willingness to travel internationally and to work remotely on client sites
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills

Our Expert consultants within DigitalBCG are an integral part of BCG's core consulting team; you will work side-by-side with all practice areas to create value & competitive advantage for our clients. Your team will include senior BCG leadership, teams of BCG Consultants, and both junior and senior client leaders working collaboratively to drive the transformation, and shared services/control functions. You will roll up your sleeves with clients to work through both macro and day-to-day problem solving in an agile fashion and often times, you will also work side-by-side with agile coaches in an apprenticeship model to help our clients develop their internal agile coaching workforce.

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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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