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Regional Practice Area Senior Manager - Energy

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Dallas
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


As a Regional Practice Area Senior Manager for the North American Energy Practice at BCG, you will act as a thought partner, supporting Energy Practice Area leadership in setting the strategic agenda and defining implementation activities for the business while also providing ad hoc support for priority initiatives across the practice. You will work closely with PA leadership to drive coordination and development of the Energy Practice business. You will manage the creation of and facilitate the implementation of the people plan, supporting Regional Practice Area Leaders on recruiting, staffing and pipeline topics. Other tasks include business analysis and planning, lead organization, internal communication and affiliation activities.

In addition, you will manage the commercial plan and monitor the state of the business (e.g. lead flow, proposal pipeline and sold cases), reaching out to relevant Client Officers/Managing Directors. You will provide inputs to the Practice's Marketing Partner and Marketing Manager to plan publications, newsletters, internal and external events for the North American Energy business; develop a seat at the table strategy for the PA and plan activities; own the Practice's content on and Perspectives and be the liaison to industry platforms and associations that the sector partners with.

Strategy development, planning and operating model formalization for the practice:

  • Together with Regional Leadership team - develop annual plan, set priorities, and guide implementation/ tracking of progress Business development and execution support:
    • Establish ongoing, early visibility on commercial pipeline using Clientview, working with industry and offers squad leaders
    • Own-end to end ongoing and ad-hoc business reporting needs for the region
    • Act as a go-to-person/ expert navigator for proposal and case teams with commercial/ content needs
    • Support North American regions' client prioritization and planning activities
    • Support Marketing, "Seat at the Table" and other business community activities as needed Affiliation, engagement, communications, and meetings:
      • Ideate communication plan, keeping pulse with other members for the leadership team and shaping the agenda; ensuring things go out
      • Work with Regional Practice Area Leaders on all communication forums (e.g., building materials, etc.)
      • Work with leadership to set agenda for and develop communication for Energy affiliates in the region
      • Drive planning for regional meetings including Energy sessions at functional conferences in the North American region
      • Project manage affiliation events in the North American region (more focus on agenda items)
      • Regularly take the pulse on people issues
      • Leading regional marketing activities in including internal communications (e.g., regional newsletter, other regional Practice Area leader communications, etc. Other:
        • Work closely with Global People Team Director for Energy on recruiting, people processes, career development
        • Working closely with System Capability Talent Manager on pipeline / demand connection to capacity and staffing needs
        • Lead one global practice area work stream in collaboration with other regional managers such as People processes, Commercialization or Business Insights
        • Collaborate with the global BCG team for supporting and driving various global projects and priorities and drive regional coordination of global practice area management issues with the global Executive Director for the Energy practice
        • Collaborate when needed with Energy Knowledge Team on Knowledge management within the region
        • When necessary, take on internal BCG projects with Energy content and other topic advice
        • Contribute to practice area projects globally YOU'RE GOOD AT
          • Managing ambiguity with a high level of comfort
          • Self-starting with a strong work ethic, entrepreneurial drive to work autonomously and in a multinational team
          • Earning the respect of a very senior cohort, all Managing Directors, that are remotely located, juggling the various priorities and viewpoints of the Leadership Team members, showing influence to compile inputs and opinions from the Leadership Team members, while still meeting demanding deadlines
          • Operating effectively in a matrix organization with the ability to prioritize and make decisions
          • Complex project management with the ability to multi-task and drive advanced strategic analysis (beyond data) and leverage results for impact
          • Working closely to develop and enhance people initiatives - developing a plan to manage the people networks and support the success of consultants with the practice involvement
          • Affiliation, communication and training - organizing internal/ external events and calls, develop agendas for meetings and preparing communication, coordinate calls, Virtual Trainings, LAB activities, own sector platforms, and develop all sector internal communications / newsletters on regular basis.
          • Working independently to identify need for, scope, gain endorsement and drive implementation of commercially impactful initiatives
          • Leading others including senior business leaders in clarifying problems and developing solutions by building cross-PA partnerships - building consensus, persuading and influencing.
          • Motivating others to deliver highest standards, providing direction, mentoring and coaching. YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
            • 8 - 10 years of relevant experience; previous consulting and/or professional services experience a plus
            • Master's degree preferred
            • Role related certifications preferred
            • Ability to manage and drive area of accountabilities, contributing to higher level agenda setting
            • Ability to lead more complex, broader sub functional teams or projects fully independently and provide direction to others
            • Ability to resolve complex issues and non-defined problems autonomously, with full business acumen
            • Strong interpersonal skills, credibility
            • Ability to influence senior members of the PA and beyond
            • Ability to respect sensitive client, BCG, and people related information as personal and confidential
            • Strong written and verbal communication skills
            • Advanced knowledge in Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel YOU'LL WORK WITH

              You will work closely with the Regional & Global Practice Area Leaders in the Energy Practice and their leadership teams when setting the strategic agenda and driving implementation. For additional tasks, you will collaborate with the Global Practice Area Executive Director, Practice Area Coordinators, Sector / Topic Managers, HR and Marketing within the PA. Further interfaces exist with other Regional Managers as well as global and regional BCG functions and teams as needed.

              Practice Area Management & Operations team members keep BCG's industry and functional practice areas operating responsively and efficiently. As a member of this team, you will contribute directly to the success of our business through a number of roles, including content development, process management, marketing, meeting and conference management, and internal/external communications.

              Total compensation for this role includes base salary, annual discretionary performance bonus, contributions to BCG's Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF), and 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 of 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 in orthodontia benefits
              • Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually
              • Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities
              • Fully vested Profit Sharing Retirement Fund contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not, plus the option for employees to make personal contributions to a 401(k) plan
              • Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement
              • Generous paid time off including 12 holidays per year, an annual office closure between Christmas and New Years, and 15 vacation days per year (earned at 1.25 days per month)
              • Paid sick time on an as needed basis Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.

Keywords: Boston Consulting Group, Dallas , Regional Practice Area Senior Manager - Energy, Executive , Dallas, Texas

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