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Consultant | Australia and New Zealand

Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group

Multiple locations
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Locations: Australia | New Zealand

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.

Are you a problem solver? Are you passionate about developing ground-breaking ideas across a wide range of industries and fields? Are you eager to make a difference? BCG is looking for experienced professionals to join our Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra teams at the Junior Consultant and Consultant level in 2023.We recruit from a wide range of backgrounds, both those with consulting experience and those without, from a variety of industries. There is no typical background for a BCG Experienced Professional. We look for the most talented people who have excelled in their field and we assess each individual on their own merits. We count former doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, finance professionals, engineers, musicians and research academics amongst our current ANZ staff.

What can a role at BCG offer you?

  • An opportunity to innovate and change: As a trusted advisor to the world's most influential businesses, governments, and non-profits, we have a legacy of developing game-changing ideas.
  • Driving real impact from day one: With BCG's customized approach, ideas trump tenure. Our case teams take ideas from all levels in order to deliver breakthrough results to our clients
  • Strong investment in development and training: At BCG, we’ll arm you to take on any challenge you choose, inside or outside the firm, by providing you with the support, unsurpassed training and opportunities to enable you to become a leader responsible for real and lasting impact.
  • Bespoke mentoring: We embed mentorship and apprenticeship throughout your time at BCG. You will have a support system of career development advisors, the guidance of project leaders, and partnership with your colleagues and teammates at every turn
  • A world of opportunities: With a myriad of mobility prospects, secondments, passion projects and a variety of social and cultural events at your fingertips, you’ll get the chance to take on dynamic opportunities inside and outside of case work.
  • An award winning culture: We are proud of the opportunities for personal and professional growth that we provide to our employees, and for the awards and recognition we have received. This includes a top-five ranking in Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the 8th consecutive year, ranked 9th on the 2021 "Best Global Culture" list and the CDP ‘A List’ for Climate


What You'll Do

As a member of our consulting team, you’ll work alongside some of the world’s top minds on cases that reshape business, government, and society. You’ll collaborate on challenging projects with team members from many backgrounds and disciplines, increasing your understanding of complex business problems from diverse perspectives and developing new skills and experience to help you at every stage of your career—at BCG and beyond.

Consulting work is varied and rigorous, much of it performed at our client sites. Projects can vary in length, size, and location, depending on the client’s challenge. Because our clients operate all over the world, you may travel internationally.

If you are joining us directly from school or with a few years of experience, expect to spend time working across a wide range of clients and projects from helping to devise the integration strategy for a pharmaceutical merger to developing sustainable farming practices in emerging countries.

For more experienced professionals, or as your career advances, you’ll begin to specialize in one or more practice areas, perhaps as part of our expert consulting track for those with deep knowledge and skills in a particular discipline or industry. Every step of the way you will be guided by BCG mentors and world-class learning programs designed to meet your individual needs

BCG is seeking talented applicants for both Junior Consultant and Consultant roles. We will consider your application at the most suitable level depending on your background and experience and we will continue to assess level during the formal interview process.
Junior Consultant
  • As a Junior Consultant, you will work alongside case team members and with clients, drawing on their business knowledge to help drive analysis.
  • As you acquire successful experience on projects and assignments, you will be given end-to-end responsibility for the delivery of project workstreams.
  • You will need at least three years of full-time work experience to join as an Experienced Professional at the Junior Consultant level.
Consultant
  • As a Consultant, you’ll begin to develop specialized knowledge and handle significantly larger and more complex components of our projects.
  • You’ll work closely with clients to identify their issues, craft strategies for change and win consensus for your recommendations. You will collaborate with fellow BCGers to transform client potential into performance.
  • Typically, our Consultants joining as experienced professionals have over 5 years of full-time work experience and will demonstrate a trajectory in their career to date.


What You'll Bring

Education
  • Undergraduate degree and/or Masters, MBA, PhD with outstanding academic performance
Professional Skills
  • 3 + years of consulting or industry experience with a proven track record of achievement and high performance in the roles you’ve held
  • Industry experience ideally in one of the following areas: climate and sustainability, retail, banking, private equity, oil and gas, mining, public sector, engineering, banking and finance, law, healthcare, medicine or telecommunications
  • Ability to think analytically and creatively with excellent quantitative and qualitative problem solving skills
  • Adopting out of the box thinking and the capability to package complex topics and ideas
  • Excellent communication and client relationship building skills
Personal Attributes
  • Flexible, curious and creative, open for new things and able to propose innovative ideas
  • Self-driven, independent and autonomous judgment
  • Collaborative team player with a positive attitude and high ethical standards
  • Willingness to travel interstate and to work remotely on client sites


Additional info

Diversity of thought, background, and experience is a core part of our BCG values and is key to delivering value to clients.

We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, connected, and empowered to be themselves and contribute to their fullest potential. Applications are encouraged from people of all backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal, Torres straight island, Māori or Pacific Island origin, individuals with a disability, those from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ individuals, women, and gender diverse individuals.

BCG’s efforts toward diversity, equity, and inclusion are recognised locally and globally: BCG Australia and New Zealand hold a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation and are awarded the Australian Workplace Equality Index Silver award for LGBTQIA+ inclusion.We want to make sure everyone experiences a positive, barrier-free recruiting process. Please reach out to Thamasi Perera at recruitmentinANZ@bcg.com at any stage if you require additional support or adjustments to assist you with your experience, including support in submitting your application, providing identity documents, attending a job interview. This includes any specific support for transgender and gender-diverse individuals.



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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