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BCG X Portfolio Strategy & Offer Activation Manager

Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group

London, UK
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024


The BCG X Portfolio Strategy & Practice Area Commercial Activation team plays a critical role in shaping a differentiated portfolio of digital & AI offerings and driving X business in strong partnership with the 20 BCG Practice Areas to help accelerate BCG's commercial agenda. Your objective will be to drive activities/projects that will accelerate offer development across the BCG X Portfolio ensuring we focus our investments on the most critical digital & AI solutions that we develop, build, and sell to clients

Responsibilities include the following for a subset of IPAs and/or FPAs
  • Provide support to Portfolio Strategy & PA Commercial Activation Director in driving PA Activation for specific PA's including Technology & Digital Advantage (TDA) this will entail helping to shape the right portfolio of digital & AI offers and unlocking Go-to-Market across sectors/functional topics/regions, supporting leadership meetings, preparing business reporting, running ad-hoc analysis, and providing programmatic support to drive PA Activation priorities.
  • Provide support to Portfolio Strategy & PA Commercial Activation Director across all areas of Product/Portfolio Governance and Management including content development for LT and Committees such as Product Investment Committee, tracking action items and progress against these, project management of improved processes as needed.
  • Collaborate with PA Activation team and Finance to analyse and report on our Commercial portfolio performance, including assessments of ring-fenced teams, profitability of offers and business context driving portfolio performance.
  • Partner directly with the Gen AI team to develop and implement strategies for enabling and activating offers across PA's that support X acceleration of Gen AI offers, including being embedded into Gen AI go to market team
  • Empower PA Activation team with content, education and support on offer excellence and how to drive engagement with PA's and X PA Nodes to support commercial offer development that will drive X revenue
  • Collaborate with Go-to-Market team to support the right client narratives and marketing materials across the portfolio

This role offers the opportunity to work core strategic topics for both BCG & BCG X to support continued growth of the firm as well as..
  • Significant collaboration across Finance, Practice Area Activation, TDA and Gen AI teams and stakeholders
  • Active management of X PA specific offer portfolio tackling a variety of challenges for clients
  • Opportunity to consistently introduce new approaches and process improvements with impact across BCG X


  • Proactive, highly organized and pragmatic
  • Proven ability to manage high-level committees and drive task completion.
  • Strategic planning and execution with a focus on product enablement and market activation.
  • Strong communication skills for articulating complex strategies and fostering internal and external engagement with stakeholders.
  • Strong content and narrative development skills


  • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree or equivalent in business, finance, or related field
  • 3-5+ years of work experience in strategy consulting for a top tier firm, ideally as an Associate/Senior Associate/Consultant or equivalent or as a Knowledge team Manager or Topic/Offer manager at BCG
  • Ability to work effectively in a global environment with people at all organizational levels
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, networking, and teaming skills, with ability to manage and influence a variety of senior stakeholders
  • Proactive, highly organized and pragmatic – must be able to smartly manage competing priorities and multiple workstreams on a consistent basis
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel, and presentations skills

Good to have
  • Interest in technology, digital & AI, data science, product management topics
  • Knowledge of BCG industry/functional Practice Areas and/or software/data products helpful


  • BCG X Global Leadership Team
  • BCG X & BCG Industry & Functional Practice Area leads
  • BCG X & Practice Area Product/Offering leaders
  • BCG X Finance (Product and Commerical)
  • Other BCG X & BCG functional teams (Marketing, Business Management & Staffing, IP/legal, etc.