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Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Project Leader (Industrial Goods)

Chennai, India

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 work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders-empowering 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.

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Practice Area Profile

BCG's Industrial Goods practice serves four broad industrial segments: Automotive & Mobility, Engineered Products & Infrastructure, Materials & Process Industries, and Transportation & Logistics. We help companies in these sectors 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 explore new opportunities.

What You'll Do

A Project Leader has responsibility for the delivery of consulting projects, leading small but high impact work to drive impact for our clients. Project Leaders are typically aligned to one or two Industry or Functional Practice Areas (though may also lead projects outside these Practice Areas on occasion)

Roles & Responsibilities

Leading the day-to-day execution of consulting projects and ensuring successful delivery of client requirements within the scope of the engagement; including:
Owning the project planning and process management, and communicating progress to clients and BCG leadership
Driving development of the content, either directly or by providing guidance to the consulting team (for example, by sharing ideas, frameworks or providing input on research and analysis)
Managing the client relationship on a day-to-day basis
Managing project scope and maintaining an acceptable pace of work

Actively managing multiple client and stakeholder relationships and networking within the client organisation in order to understand their needs and help to influence the client agenda
Leading senior client presentations and meetings
Providing apprenticeship and coaching to junior consultants to help develop their consulting skills, including sharing knowledge and experience, giving frequent feedback and creating opportunities for team members to learn and grow
Supporting and contributing to other BCG projects, for example by sharing expertise or best practices
Contributing to the development of intellectual property within the Practice Area(s), including improving methodologies, tools, techniques and developing new ideas and approaches
Contributing to business development efforts, including preparation of proposal documents and attending pitch presentations

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

At least 8 years of work experience in tier 1 & 2 consulting firms or Big 4
Extensive experience in Industrial Goods practice area with hands on experience working on
industries like infrastructure, Railways, Ports, Roads etc
Preference: Leadership consulting experience and also should be a tenured manager in his/her
current role
Education and Qualifications

Strong academics from a top-tier institution
An MBA is desirable but not essential
Professional Skills

Analytical and structured
Advanced quantitative analysis
Solid business acumen and commercial capabilities
Problem solving - able to take a creative and an hypothesis driven approach in order to solve complex
Willingness to travel internationally and to work remotely on client sites
Excellent communication and persuasion skills
Excellent written and spoken English (Other languages would also be desirable, but not essential)
Personal Attributes

Flexible, curious and creative, open for new things and able to propose innovative ideas
Independent and autonomous judgment
Team player, open, pleasure to work with and positive in a group dynamic
Intercultural competence and experience of working in more than one country and/or multi-cultural
Driven, hard-working, entrepreneurial, proactive and productive
* Highest ethical standards

All applicants must complete an online application to be considered.
In addition, in your cover letter, please specify where you saw the job posting.

Client-provided location(s): Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job ID: Boston_Consulting_Group-10020591
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)