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Project Leader, Health Care (MedTech Operations)

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

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
"Inspiring the bold who advance the health of care" BCG's global Health Care team works across the health care ecosystem to deliver sustainable competitive advantage for our clients, to create value for society, and to improve outcomes for patients. And we are passionate about it. We are committed to developing new insights and, through our customized approach, helping organizations navigate rapid change in today's digital world. Our global health care team serves top companies across the health care industry - including biopharmaceuticals, medical technologies and devices, health care providers, payers, services, and global health. BCG's Health Care Practice is the third largest industry practice globally, and second in the US.
What You'll Do
Health Care MedTech Operation consultants partner with clients to define winning strategies, shape their value proposition, enhance their operational effectiveness, and create sustained advantage in Operations.
Project Leaders play a key role on client engagements, managing studies to define client needs and supervising research activities to obtain relevant data. Project Leaders oversee the formulation of hypotheses for research and investigation, and the advanced financial analysis of client, competitor, and industry data. They apply knowledge of business principles and industrial organization, develop actionable recommendations, and supervise work including strategic due diligence, product development studies, change management plans, and the evaluation of long-term investment opportunities. Project Leaders are also responsible for managing client contact and play a key role in the development and maintenance of high-level client relationships.
As the senior person most frequently at the client site, Principals interact with the client lead on a day-to-day basis to ensure that expectations are aligned. Principals provide the project management oversight required to meet client expectations. Responsibilities may include the development of presentations, managing of external relationships and consultant work progress, providing status reports, and overseeing budgets.
What We Need
BCG is looking for a Project Leader or Principal consultant to help Health Care MedTech Operations clients take on their most difficult challenges and create innovative strategies for growth. The ideal candidate will be inquisitive, curious, and confident, with a penchant for going above and beyond immediate project requirements to find deep insights others have missed. A genuine passion for problem-solving, combined with leadership and communication skills will be critical to success.
What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)
- 2-4+ years post-graduate school consulting experience, or 3-5+ years of line management in health care and consulting experience focused in Health Care MedTech Operations topics
- Ability to work across two or more of Health Care MedTech Operations topics across the product lifecycle including Design, Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Procurement, Lean, and Operational Excellence
- Deep and first-hand understanding of the complexities and nuances of MedTech Operations; Strong analytical skills and a high capacity for conceptual thinking; Ability to identify value drivers and frameworks for analysis. Must be able to track multiple deliverables and priorities, and seamlessly shift gears to address new developments and issues as they emerge.
- Expert communication and presentation skills. Project Leaders and Principals must synthesize their team's work into recommendations for presentation to clients and deliver oral and written reports to client management.
- Demonstrated ability to manage client engagements, client relationships, and provide "thought leadership" to teams, fully owning the responsibility for the quality of output and outcome of engagements. A solid track record of building strong client relationships with large organizations, as well as identifying opportunities to deepen those relationships and grow the business.
- Advanced degree preferred but not required
BCG's Health Care practice is driven by a global team of over -100 dedicated Managing Directors and Partners and -700+ talented professionals. We work across the health care ecosystem to deliver sustainable competitive advantage for our clients, to create value for society, and to improve outcomes for patients. And we are passionate about it.
As a Health Care MedTech Operations consultant, you'll collaborate with BCG team members from many backgrounds and disciplines in a team-oriented, relationship-driven environment. Working alongside some of the world's top minds on cases that reshape business, government and society, you will increase your understanding of complex business problems from diverse perspectives, and develop new skills. At the same time, you'll partner with senior clients, taking on the role of trusted advisor, and work at all levels of the client organization to find and execute value creation strategies that result in meaningful, enduring impact.
You'll Be Based In
Boston, New York, New Jersey, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, or Chicago areas preferred; open to other North America locations.
You'll Be Traveling
Travel is anticipated and will vary based on specific project locations.
Effective November 1, 2021, all new US hires must be fully vaccinated or subject to a religious or medical exemptions. BCG will consider staff fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the final dose of a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine.

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