WHAT YOU'LL DO
As a Knowledge Expert (KE) within BCG Transform, BCG‘s transformation, turnaround and restructuring business, based in Boston you will work in a growing global team, providing industry and/or functional expertise and insights to clients and case teams. You will work together with case and proposal teams to provide knowledge assets, analysis and expert advisory. You will collaborate closely with business leaders, acting as a thought partner in providing advice and client-credible insight, for proposals, client work-shops and commercial campaigns in the domain.
Additionally, you will support the Regional Business Manager (NAMR) to support the regional leadership team and provide customized knowledge, analyses, and coordination across the core practitioner group and other interested parties within the firm. You will work on commercialization efforts for the topic/sector, in conjunction with business leaders, supporting marketing efforts, conferences and publications. As a Knowledge Expert, you will assist with on-boarding, training and guiding junior colleagues and share best practices within the team.
BCG Transform‘s mission is to be the undisputed leader in delivering the largest, most ambitious transformations by operating as an activist entity that shapes holistic transformations, enables success and sustains results. As a Knowledge Expert (KE) you will have a true seat at the table in helping to drive this ambitious agenda.
YOU'RE GOOD AT
The responsibility of the Knowledge Expert is to be a support partner for our BCG Transform (TRF) consulting staff to help towards our goal of designing, delivering and commercializing a range of highly value-adding and differentiated knowledge services and products that help BCG succeed in the marketplace. With some leverage s/he needs to be as comfortable delivering on the detail and getting their ‘hands’ dirty’ as with the strategic thinking required in the role.
Your job responsibilities will include following:
Work with case and proposal teams —
Partner with case teams in NAMR and beyond to address critical knowledge needs
Provides customized support for BCG Transform proposals and client work to prepare well developed commercial documents
Delivers original analysis and insights to case team, provides thought partnership
Acts as the “go-to” person globally for BCG Transform topics for case and leadership teams
Acts as a thought partner, establishes credibility with case teams and provides problem solving and topic/sector expertise insights
With consultants, collects, synthesizes, analyses case team learnings and inputs into new knowledge products (vignettes, experience)
Provides deep financial analysis on companies’ P&L and Balance Sheet
Work with the BCG Transform business / regional team / global Knowledge Team—
Support Regional Business Manager on regional coordination of business within NAMR region
Contributes to content development for meetings & trainings
Drives self-initiated knowledge products in collaboration with the team
Contributes in building BCG Transform best practice vignettes repository
Collaborates globally on internal intellectual capital development such as Tier 1s, PA tools, etc
Actively supporting and leading the development of publications, reports and articles.
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
5+ years consulting experience (ideally in the transformation space); candidates with consulting experience preferred
In lieu of consulting experience, 7+ years minimum industry experience required; 10-14+ years of industry experience strongly preferred
Passion for, and ability to quickly develop skills and knowledge in transformation, restructuring, turnaround, change management and other related fields
Sound understanding of P&L and Balance Sheet financial KPIs
Proficiency in Excel and experience with financial modeling
Proficiency in one or more data analysis tool, e.g., Tableau, Alteryx will be an advantage
Ability to build & maintain a strong internal network
Excellent interpersonal and teaming skills, able to work well with range of people and able to communicate with all levels of seniority
Ability to operate/influence effectively in a matrix organization as an autonomous, self-starter
Good stakeholder management and influencing skills, business acumen
Master's degree preferred with superior problem-solving skills
YOU'LL WORK WITH
As a Knowledge Expert you will collaborate with global topic leads and colleagues across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our internal and external clients. Our team is made up of a diverse pool of knowledge positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative knowledge careers.
The Knowledge Team (KT) is a group of functional and/or industry experts leveraging deep domain knowledge to enable insight for case teams and clients. KT members are affiliated to BCG Practice Areas, plugged into the strategic agenda and building and deploying leading edge IP data tools/assets to deliver insight
BCG's Knowledge Team members have the opportunity to be staffed on cases and help co-create insights with case teams and clients through expert perspectives on industry trends, delivery of proprietary data or tools in a particular function and complex research and analysis of market information. KT members also support the PA’s business development and proposals and help to organize and codify the knowledge that enables BCG to deliver superior business value for its clients.
Total compensation for this role includes base salary, annual discretionary performance bonus, contributions to BCG’s Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF), and a market leading benefits package described below.
At BCG, we are committed to offering a comprehensive benefit program that includes everything our employees and their families need to be well and live life to the fullest. We pay the full cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees – and their eligible family members.* That’s zero dollars in premiums taken from employee paychecks.
All of our plans provide best in class coverage:
Zero dollar ($0) health insurance premiums for BCG employees, spouses, and children
Low $5 (USD) copays for trips to the doctor, urgent care visits and prescriptions for generic drugs
Dental coverage, including up to $5,000 in orthodontia benefits
Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually
Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities
Fully vested Profit Sharing Retirement Fund contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not, plus the option for employees to make personal contributions to a 401(k) plan
Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement
Generous paid time off including 12 holidays per year, an annual office closure between Christmas and New Years, and 15 vacation days per year (earned at 1.25 days per month)
Paid sick time on an as needed basis
*Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.
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