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Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Consultant (Operation Practice)

Paris, France

Who We Are

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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.

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Practice Area Profile

The Operations Practice (OPS) Area is one of BCG's largest functional practices. We help our clients create competitive advantage by enhancing their performance and building strategic capabilities. BCG's expertise in Operations covers the following areas - supply chain management, procurement, manufacturing, service operations, cost efficiency, operational transformation, research & product development, program and project management, all with a strong digital and analytics overlay.

What You'll Do

As a Consultant affiliated to Paris' Operations Practice, you will be a core member of our Operations Center (OPS Center) and will work alongside some of the world's top minds in the area. You will significantly contribute to the practice's ambitious growth target.
On significant Operations related projects, you will join BCG teams with members of different backgrounds. You will develop state of the art strategic approaches and innovative solutions based on thorough fact-based analyses. You will work from strategy to execution, on different Operations complex matters, in different industries

Projects on Agility to reduce development lead-time of luxury manufacturers ;
Industry 4.0 transformation in a leading food company ;
Development of a Lean production system for a truck manufacturer ;
Implementation of data collection and analytics to improve quality at steel manufacturer ;
Cost reduction program at a mining company ;
Develop Supply Chain control tower for a pharmaceutical company ;
Procurement health-check ad roadmap for an oil & gas company ;
Service level improvement for ground operations for an airline company ;
Field turn around program for a nuclear site construction ;
Operations & organization's Strategy for aeronautics company ;
Working across industries and operations topics, you will widen your scope of expertise and grow significantly through those new challenges both professionally and personally. Along this exciting journey you will be supported by senior mentors, excellent research and knowledge teams and career development experts who will help you to become highly successful in reaching both your personal and professional goals.
Joining BCG's consulting team within our Paris OPS center you will be at the heart of innovation and changes ongoing today to achieve fundamental impact for our clients.
Depending on the skill set and previous experience of candidates, we are open to consider slightly more junior profiles on Senior Associate level.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)


Outstanding academic track record from a leading university/school
Professional Skills

3 to 8 years of consulting or industry experience (ideally mix of both) in operations related topics (manufacturing, supply chain, procurement ...)
Superior problem-solving skills and ability to work well under pressure in a demanding environment
Superior business sense and clear potential to work beyond core areas of experience and within project teams
Analytical and structured with excellent problem solving skills (hypothesis driven approach etc.)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French.
Personal Attributes

Willingness to travel internationally and to work remotely on client sites
Flexible, curious and creative, open for new things and able to propose innovative ideas
Self-driven, independent and autonomous judgment
Collaborative team player with positive attitude, high ethical standards and experienced in international work

Client-provided location(s): Paris, France
Job ID: Boston_Consulting_Group-10020604
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • On-Site Gym
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Four-Day Work Week
  • Office Life and Perks

    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Sabbatical
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • 401(K)
    • Performance Bonus
    • Profit Sharing
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development

    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)