Knowledge Expert Team Manager - Global Advantage

The Boston Consulting Group

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Position Summary

PRACTICE AREA:
 

  • The Global Advantage Practice Area is one of BCG's functional practice areas.

The Global Advantage practice's objective is to help clients achieve global competitive advantage by leveraging opportunities and threats arising in and from Emerging Markets (EMs). We support "incumbents" from developed economies and "challengers" from EMs. We have been working with and through our industry and functional practices and client teams to develop a suite of capabilities to support clients at different stages of their globalization development

 POSITION SUMMARY:

The Knowledge Expert, Team Manager will:

  • Act as an expert resource for consulting and client teams on Global Advantage topics - especially on sales & distribution and Go-to-Market in Emerging Markets
  • Support the Topic Leader to further build the Go-to-Market in Emerging Markets topic including growing commercial footprint as well as intellectual property
  • Deliver projects and initiatives to support the advancement of the Practice Area
  • Manage and coach a team of analysts, helping them further develop their skills

Job ID

5589BR

Company Information

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with offices in more than 90 cities in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com.

Travel Required

Yes

Employee Type

Regular

Basic Job Requirements

  • MBA from premier B-School with at least 7-10 At least 7-10 years of overall experience spanned across sales & distribution, roll out of sales technology systems and people management
  • Demonstrated expertise in sales & distribution function (preference for experience in the FMCG industry)
  • Experience in sales technology implementation roll-out is desirable
  • Expertise in Emerging Markets and globalization topics desirable
  • Should have strong people management experience of leading & coaching teams
  • Advanced university degree and demonstrated high academic achievements
  • Demonstrated expertise to facilitate business change -  superior problem solving and business acumen
  • Excellent  project  management  capabilities;  ability  to  multi-task 
  • Collaborative team manager with strong leadership and coaching skills, work ethics and service-mentality with experience of working in a matrix organization
  • Line and project management experience
  • Strong ability to work with multiple clients in a fast-paced environment, prioritize requests and manage expectations of client
  • Autonomous self-starter and ability to tolerate ambiguity
  • Strong presence, interpersonal, leadership and credibility skills
  • Experience working in virtual, global team (crossing time zones and cultures)
  • Strong relationship building skills (with both peers and senior stakeholders)
  • Effective written & verbal communication (will interact with clients)

Job Type

Full time

Additional Information


Non-discrimination Statement

The 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 federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws. In addition, as a federal government contractor, BCG maintains an affirmative action program which furthers its commitment and complies with recordkeeping and reporting requirements under certain federal civil rights laws and regulations.

Country

India

City/Town

New Delhi

Function

Knowledge Team

Job Responsibilities

Work with consulting teams (both proposal and case work)

  • Apply expert knowledge to satisfy complex client demands and deliver existing assets on Global Advantage Projects –especially on GTM in EM projects
  • Insert oneself into business, establishing credibility with client and consulting teams as an expert in the topic area
  • Take positions/draw conclusions on a range of external and internal issues
  • Provide expert perspective on methodology and leads scoping, work-planning and day-to-day activities
  • Shares fresh and commercially relevant topic/sector expertise with case teams to support client work
  • Play leading role in supporting BCG Partners and Principals with proposal and lead work leveraging topic expertise
  • Assist others in navigating the Global Advantage knowledge network by connecting them with articles, materials, BCG perspectives, and people

 
Support Global Go-to-Market in Emerging Markets Topic Team

  • Develop specialized knowledge that can be leveraged across other BCG practices; present own original content in internal and client settings
  • When embedded in case teams - identify content to be scaled beyond case
  • Develop and execute topic strategy / content map together with the Topic Leader and global topic cadre
  • Collaborate on planning and management of the topic agenda with topic lead
  • Identify topic/sector gaps & suggests knowledge initiatives to management 
  • Contribute to proposals or other investment initiatives in the topic, including intellectual capital development projects
  • Contribute to and edit external and internal publications or communications
  • Develop and manage key Global Advantage products and tools end to end– including analytics-oriented ones; ensure best of knowledge is captured into Global Advantage knowledge infrastructure
  • Promote innovation at BCG by recognizing new concepts in the topic and facilitating their capture.
  • Support commercial growth of the topic in existing and new markets
  • Leading marketing activities internally (affiliation) and externally (publication, events, etc) in coordination with GA marketing manager and topic leaders

 
Manage Projects/Initiatives

  • Support the Regional Practice Area Leader in the growth of the Global Advantage Practice Area case work and affiliation in Asia Pacific
  • Lead Global Advantage initiative to ensure quality of knowledge capture and go-to-market materials
  • Support the local office, e.g. train analysts or consultants, and represent the Global Advantage practice area at local events
  • Support and lead internal initiatives in the Knowledge Team to improve collaboration across topics and regions, to increase efficiency and effectiveness of internal processes etc.

 
Manage a knowledge team

  • Function as a line manager for a team of Global Advantage Knowledge Analysts
  • Manage team's capacity and deploy resources according to business needs – taking into account key KPI’s
  • Help team members them structure and prioritize their work, in alignment with other (Senior) Knowledge experts
  • Ensure high quality output from team members
  • Drive goal setting, performance evaluation, career tracking, and long-term professional development
  • Play active role in recruitment and onboarding according to business needs

Job Title

Knowledge Expert Team Manager- Global Advantage

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