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Project Leader/Principal, Climate & Sustainability (Large CapEx Project Delivery)

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

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.

Practice Area Profile

Climate change is not a future threat-it's an immediate one. BCG's Climate & Sustainability practice (C&S) partners with businesses and governments to help them transform commitments into action and build a decarbonized, more sustainable world, driving technological and economic transformations to realize sustainable competitive advantage.

As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, BCG is deepening and broadening its focus. C&S brings together more than 550 experts covering the full range of sustainability topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, decarbonization, sustainable agriculture, transition financing, water management, and other ESG topics-across all sectors-to support our clients around the world.

What You'll Do

BCG is looking for Project Leaders, Principals, or Experts focused on Large CapEx project delivery to join our Climate & Sustainability team and work alongside some of the world's top minds in the industry. You will play a critical role in the growth of our Large CapEx project delivery topics through case execution, client development, and intellectual property and product creation. To help tackle climate change, and move to a more sustainable and equitable future, BCG helps clients transform to optimize for societal and business value. Our clients are facing more pressure than ever to rethink their role in society and improve their impact on people and the planet. Our Climate & Sustainability practice seeks to help our private and public sector clients take on difficult challenges across a range of sectors and topics including natural resources, power & renewables, industrials, consumer goods & retail, and financial institutions.

At BCG you will become a pivotal member of our team, working alongside some of the world's top minds on the forefront of climate & sustainability topics. You will collaborate closely with team members from many backgrounds, advising clients across industries on how to equitably achieve their net zero ambitions and reach their sustainability goals. Current openings span levels and depth of expertise, meaning the type of work you will focus in could vary.

Leveraging your experience, you will develop industry-leading solutions to help our clients succeed by:

  • Leading consulting engagements focused on development and delivery of the capital necessary to tackle climate change and move to a low carbon future
  • Developing BCG's thought leadership content and programs as part of our Climate and Sustainability practice in support of BCG's clients and commercial agenda
  • Providing expertise in at least one of the following areas:
  • Cost and Schedule Risk Assessment for capital projects
  • Capital project stage process design and best practices
  • Benchmarking delivery and set-up of capital projects
  • Front end engineering and engineering delivery
  • Construction and capital project delivery
  • Construction management consulting, turnaround BCG Experts are integrated into a BCG team and leverage deep expertise on projects that reshape businesses. They are given end-to-end responsibility for large and complex "modules" within a BCG project, may lead small but high-impact teams to drive results for our clients, and contribute to BCG's intellectual capital. They work closely with clients to understan d their issues, create strategies for change, and win buy-in for recommendations, while also collaborating with colleagues on complex client issues.

    BCG Project Leaders and Principals lead case teams, engage with and present to senior clients, direct projects to define client needs, manage project scoping and work module development, supervise research activities, and participate in business development. They oversee the formulation of hypotheses for research and investigation, as well as advanced analysis to identify opportunities. Project Leaders and Principals are also responsible for continuously developing the firm's knowledge and capabilities and play a key role in the development and maintenance of high-level client relationships.

    What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)
    • Experience in the following types of capital projects: refineries, chemicals, CCUS pilots, industrial gasses, mining, transmission lines, complex factories, power generation, renewables 5+ years of consulting experience with a focus in Large CapEx project delivery and/or relatable industry experience
    • Ability to develop leading edge business models, frameworks for analysis, and long-term business strategies that maximize shareholder value
    • Knowledge applying product production systems
    • Project control tower development and project recovery experience
    • Expertise advising companies on supply chains, contracting and procurement for large and complex capital projects
    • Expertise in analysis and cost / schedule estimating on large complex projects and communicating those results to senior management
    • Experience working with senior management on large projects in the planning, concept selection and delivery phases
    • Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex industry concepts in non-technical terms
      We will consider candidates for any of our North American offices.

      Travel is expected and will vary based on project needs.

      Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.

      Boston Consulting Group ("BCG") is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

      The first year base compensation for this role is:
      Project Leader: $225,400 USD
      Principal: $252,900 USD

      In addition to your base salary, you will also be eligible for an annual discretionary performance bonus and BCG's Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF) contribution. BCG also provides 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 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 (USD) in orthodontia benefits
      • Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually
      • Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities
      • Fully vested retirement contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not
      • Generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, and annual office closure between Christmas and New Years
      • Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.

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