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 . Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholdersempowering 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 BCGBCG 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. BCG PlatinionAs 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 . Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa. Practice Area ProfileWhat You'll DoAs a Manager, you will work closely with our clients 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)Were looking for exceptional talent with experience of working in the consulting industry to join us. You will typically have:8+ years experience in IT strategy and consulting, professional software development or IT project management Experience from a top consulting firm (focused on technology, digital initiatives) Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills, strong customer focus and mental agility with a results orientationStrong technical expertise in at least two of the following areas:IT Modernisation; Solution & Enterprise ArchitectureMarketing, Sales & Service Platforms (CRM)Physical & Digital Channels (Including Mobile)ERP (SAP) &Manufacturing PlatformsBanking & Insurance PlatformsPeople, HR, Collaboration PlatformsApplied Intelligence, Machine Learning, RPA, Chatbots, Blockchain, IOTDevOps & Bimodal ITData Analytics, Big Data, Data PlatformsCyber SecurityExperience in legacy environments and modern approaches to technology and management of decision process at C-LevelTrack record of Agile consulting and advisory with experience in Digital and Agile transformations at scaleExperience in IT organisation and process development/workshops at peer level Proven practice development: Hiring mentoring and developing both individuals & teamsManaging requirements and configuration of large-scale system implementations, delivering IT due diligence, assessments, recommendations and future-state designsStrong business acumen; can frame complex problems in appropriate business contextsAbility to propose innovative ideas, build empathy within the firm and win the trust of clients A University degree with above average academic performance in a STEM related field or business managementLevel - ment of decision process at C You will be a strategic thinker, entrepreneurial, able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment, having the highest ethical standards.Who You'll Work WithBCG Managing Directors and Partners (MDPs) PLA Managing Directors (MDs) BCG Consultants at all levels PLA Consultants at all levels Clients, vendors, partners
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