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Boston Consulting Group: Platinion Associate Director

Boston Consulting Group

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted January 9, 2022.

Who We AreBoston 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 work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholdersempowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change.

BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures.

We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.BCG PlatinionAs a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions.

We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models.

We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow.

Our style is entrepreneurial nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent.

Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.Platinion was founded in 2000.

Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully.

Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.Practice Area ProfileBCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Groups existing capabilities.

Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America.

Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design.

We support our clients total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities.

And together with BCG, BCG Platinions interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.What You’ll DoFirm ProfileFounded by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in 2000 in Germany, Platinion recently expanded to the US in 2014, opening operations based in New York and serving North American clients.

Currently, more than 120 Platinion employees support clients around the globe.Platinion North America focuses on IT implementation and risk management services.

We partner with BCG and our clients to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and implement their key initiatives.

Platinion helps industry-leading companies from diverse business sectors worldwide deliver key results in terms of new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

We are also adept at post-merger integration program management in IT-intensive industries.

With tremendous growth, Platinion has begun to offer expert risk management and advisory services to clients facing critical regulatory issues.At Platinion, we thrive on challenge, and many of our projects are characterized by special demands and unique circumstances.

These may reflect the strategic or operational significance of our assignments, complexity of project content, or an accelerated execution timeline.

Platinion is always aligned with the clients strategic economic objectives.

We judge solutions by their contribution to the long-term success of the business from both an IT and risk compliance perspective.Platinion provides technology consulting services to clients on the following topics:Management of large-scale projectsRestructuring of IT processes and organizationFunctional and technical support of mergers and acquisitionsAnalysis of IT and software architecture weaknessesSpecification and implementation of IT architecturesProduct evaluation, such as core systemsTechnical concept development and design of software solutionsQuality assurance for IT implementationDesign and implementation of feasibility studiesLoad and performance testsPosition Profile You will collaborate with colleagues from Platinion NA and/or The Boston Consulting Group on national and international client projects.

Together with our clients, you will develop superior IT concepts and architecture solutions as well as execute technical implementations actively and on site, applying your sound technical know-how, your understanding of business contexts, and your analytical and conceptual skills.As Associate Director, you have at least twelve years of professional experience in an IT environment.

You bring a wide range of valuable IT experience to the firm.Furthermore, you will support the long-term development of Platinion and thus have far-reaching responsibility within your practice area, as well as within Platinion generally.Roles & ResponsibilitiesAs Associate Director, you will perform numerous tasks in the client context and at Platinion, including Identification and steering of possible topics for client projects, up to and including proposalsResponsible steering of project teams on site at client locations with participation in project steering groupsYour tasks will also include internal development:You will contribute actively to industry practice areas, perform recruiting activities, aid our personnel development, and support our management team in achieving Platinion’s ambitious growth targets.

What You’ll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)Candidate QualificationsThe ideal candidate possesses:At least 12 years of practical experience in IT consulting, professional software development, or IT project management (with team of 5 persons or more)Team spirit and communication and presentation skillsOutstanding analytical and conceptual skillsStrong customer and results orientationExperience with the management of decision processes at large organizationsAcademic degree in mathematics/natural sciences, information technology, business management, or similarOur Associate Directors have deep project experience.

We expect your areas to includeAcquisition, planning, management, and controlling of projectsDevelopment of IT target architectures in an enterprise environmentComponent technologies and service-oriented architectures (SOA)The use of procedural models for professional software development including management of quality and riskDevelopment of client relationships, management of expectations, and escalation situationsProfessional SkillsAnalytical and structuredAbility to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environmentExcellent communication skillsHighly professional and rigorousAble to think strategically/end-to-endGood business senseResults-orientedDriven, hard-workingTeam player, open, pleasure to work with and positive in a group dynamicPersonal AttributesLoyal and reliableHighest ethical standardsFlexible and creative: ability to propose innovative ideas, build empathy within the firm and win the trust of the clientsGood interpersonal skills but also judgment independency and autonomyEntrepreneurial, proactive, and productiveLocationAnywhere in North America BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry.

We offer multiple career paths for the worlds best talent to have a real impact on business and society.

As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next.

We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity.

In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possibleand unlocking your potential to advance the world.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.

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