| June 6, 2024

Senior Practice Area Coordinator, Climate and Sustainability, Environmental Consulting and Strategy

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WHAT YOU’LL DO

Climate & Sustainability (C&S) is BCG’s fastest-growing Practice Area (PA) and a driving force for BCG’s ambition to become the most positively impactful company in the world.

As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, our experts cover the full range of climate and sustainability topics, including decarbonization, green business build, sustainable operations and circular economy, regenerative agriculture, transition financing, adaptation and resilience and others.

As a Senior Practice Area Coordinator in BCG’s Climate & Sustainability Practice Area, you will play a key role in supporting the planning and delivery of the PA’s day-to-day operations and core support processes. In addition, you will lead and drive ad-hoc projects and Practice Area events. You will collaborate closely with our PA Manager, our Management Team and your colleagues in other PAs and BCG’s functions.

 

YOU’RE GOOD AT

  • Supporting, and in some cases driving complex, ambiguous PA projects or processes that routinely require independent judgment, trade-offs or prioritization
  • Independently collaborating with other functions on initiatives/recurring issues to find solutions or establish best practices
  • Staying calm under pressure, prioritizing effectively and driving to results
  • Self-starting with a strong work ethic, proactively identifying opportunities, improvements and innovations, and independently driving to completion
  • Supporting and in some cases, driving the organization of internal and external PA affiliation meetings and events
  • Operating effectively in a matrix organization
  • Staying organized and on-task amidst a high volume and variety of complex projects and stakeholders; comfort with agile sprints a plus
  • Collaborating and communicating across international and virtual teams
  • Showing robust business/content understanding

 

YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)

  • 4-6+ years relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • The ability to handle defined PA processes or smaller projects with minimal guidance (sourcing, learning programs, etc.)
  • The ability to make independent decisions within existing guidelines, advising more junior team members
  • Exceptional organizational, planning and project management skills; strong at conceptualization, follow-through, ownership and accountability
  • Solid analytical skills (e.g. for business reporting tasks) and a structured way of thinking
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholder while working in a global collaborative team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional, service oriented, pro-active and flexible attitude
  •  Advanced knowledge in Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel

 

YOU’LL WORK WITH

Your key stakeholders in this role are the Global Practice Management Executive Director and Practice Area Manager as well as the broader C&S management team. You will be working alongside PA Managers and Coordinators (within C&S and across other PAs) and colleagues in adjacent BCG functions like Marketing, Finance, Meetings & Events etc. You will also interact directly with other Leadership Team members like the PA Leader, e.g. in the context of PA Meeting or Leadership Team meeting organization.

 

CITY

Boston, Chicago

 

COUNTRY

United States

 

YOUR EMPLOYEE TYPE IS

Regular

 

YOUR JOB TYPE IS

Full time

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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.

 

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.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, 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.

 

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