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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


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 sustainable procurement, scope 3 abatement through supplier engagement and ecosystem development on key inputs
  • Actively monitoring industry sustainability trends across key input ingredients for our clients (e.g., dairy, cocoa, palm oil, aluminum, grains, chemicals, plastics) and industry coalitions (e.g., Rainforest Alliance, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil)
  • Supporting product development and refinement on BCG’s offer on sustainable procurement and supplier engagement for scope 3 abatement
  • Deploying and support development of new features of BCG’s digital tool on scope 3 measurement and abatement, CO2.AI
  • Providing clear view of ecosystem of other digital tools addressing end-to-end value chain transparency; recommend and develop partnership for BCG with external providers
  • Developing BCG’s thought leadership for corporate leaders, policy makers, public sector agencies, and cross-industry alliances on developing sustainable value chains on key inputs for the Consumer Products industry
  • Working jointly with BCG and client project teams, bringing expertise to the team and to the client on-site


What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)


  • 5+ years of consulting experience with a focus in sustainable procurement in consumer products and/or relatable industry experience
  • Knowledge of key topics in one or more of: sustainable procurement, product development, supplier engagement, etc.
  • Ability to develop leading edge business models, frameworks for analysis, and long-term business strategies that maximize shareholder value
  • As appropriate based on tenure, proven ability to manage client engagements, client relationships, and provide “thought leadership” to teams, owning the responsibility for the quality of engagements. A combination of management and “hands on” delivery experience is critical
  • Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex industry concepts in non-technical terms
  • Federal procurement experience a plus

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.

YOU'LL BE BASED IN:
We will consider candidates for any of our North American offices.

YOU'LL BE TRAVELING:
Travel is expected and will vary based on project needs.

VACCINE:
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.

FOR U.S. APPLICANTS:
Boston Consulting Company (“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 $225,400 in 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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