WHAT YOU'LL DO
Provide high-level executive support for Partners in a fast-paced and changing client service environment : Organize and schedule client, internal meetings and events with an understanding of business priorities proactively manages extremely complex calendars Proactively manage and drive case team logistics Effectively prioritize client needs (both within and across different client teams)
Anticipate and coordinate point-to-point travel needs as necessary including booking all travel and hotels, directions, commuting time and ground transportation
Process timesheets and expenses on a timely basis
Prepare proposals, letters, slide decks, etc.
Proactively support business development efforts
Assist with preparation of case team materials and basic PowerPoint / Excel tasks prepare slides, proposals, and other documents, including proofreading, editing, copying, and binding when requires
Provide backup support to other executives on a regular basis
Maintain high levels of confidentiality
Support administrative aspects of executive’s internal commitments : practice area activities, BCG leadership committees, recruiting, etc.
Provides assistance on personal matters
Build effective working relationships with key stakeholders : BCG executives understand preferences relating to travel, calendar, etc.
Clients and their Assistants facilitate the scheduling process and relevant communications EA & CTA peers work together to support other Project Leaders / Principals / Partners on the case team;
provide back-up assistance as needed BST peers and internal resources obtain and share information with wider team as needed;
help case team navigate internal resources
YOU'RE GOOD AT
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; active listener across all levels of the organization
Strong English skills
Ability to effectively communicate project status to ensure stakeholders are kept informed of progress
Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders; collaborative, strong cross-functional team player capable of partnering across geographies and practices
Ability to collaborate / partner with virtual team members
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage multiple projects with realistic, but aggressive deadlines / commitments
Strong negotiation and cost-conscious skills
Must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment and to interpret rules and guidelines flexibly to enhance the business and in keeping with BCG’s culture.
Must be a pragmatic, high-energy professional with personal and professional self-confidence.
Must be able to influence stakeholders (both internal and external)
Able to drive change management and implement / support change making projects within the team and organization
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
Demonstrated ability in the following areas
Superior administrative skills
Superior communication skills
Superior confidence in handling phone calls
Ability to comprehend both the context and specifics in problem-solving situations
Organization and time management capabilities
Prioritization of multiple tasks with long- and short-term response requirements
His / her work style is characterized by
Self-starting, proactive attitude
Excellent detail orientation and accuracy
Flexibility and responsiveness, inc. ensuring that time-sensitive tasks are completed before leaving the workplace for breaks
Ability to meet deadlines
YOU'LL WORK WITH
Our business management and operations team members work to ensure that BCG is running smoothly, efficiently, and productively.
We are made up of executive and administrative (or case team) assistants, visual service artists, receptionists, facilities staff, and the team leaders and office coordinators who manage these operations and business management jobs.
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 work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders empowering 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.