Senior Manager

AMSTERDAM
IT TRANSFORMATION LEADERS
FULL-TIME
BCG Platinion is a rapidly growing company of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) with over 330 employees worldwide. Working collaboratively with our colleagues in strategy consulting, digital ventures and data science we bring client decisions to life in complex environments and short time frames by providing best-in-class technology consulting, architecture, design and engineering capabilities.
BCG is a global management consulting firm and a world leading advisor on business strategy and transformation.  We serve clients in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors around the world, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500.  Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 15,000 staff globally in 90 offices in 50 countries. In 2017, BCG was ranked 3rd in Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For".  BCG was ranked #1 in Consulting Magazine's 2016 "Best Firms to Work for" ranking, and for the last six years we have been ranked as a "Best Company" by Working Mothers magazine.
You will be part of BCG Platinion and work jointly with BCG and client teams on national and international projects. As a Senior Manager, you will often lead several projects at once, whereby your role will not be limited to pure process management and communication with the respective steering committee members, but also include content work within the project framework. In addition to these operative activities, you will be responsible as a member of a team for the successful acquisition and development of client relationships. You will draft and write project proposals, provide client care, and proactively advance our business with the use of a functioning network

Qualifications, Desired Skills and Experience

    • 10+ years of practical experience in IT consulting, professional software development or IT project management (with teams of five or more)
    • A strategic thinker, entrepreneurial, able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
    • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills, strong customer and results orientation and mental agility
    • Proven Practice development: Hiring - mentoring - developing (both individuals and teams)
    • Experience with the management of decision processes at large organisations level
    • Able to present different architecture models to the clients, develop MVP architectures and IT landscape modernisation roadmaps
    • Deep experience with modern toolsets in Agile environments, legacy modernization and modern approach to technology
    • Wide spectrum of skills in leading multiple content topics in his/her practice area and driving new ideas (content / process / marketing / recruiting)
    • Actively involved with BCG community to assist with proposals and case support
    • Competent to write at least one white paper a year on a niche IT management topic
    • Large IT program and de-risking and recovering experience
    • Know-how to drive operational and client service excellence, present project results to client SC and serving clients for all topics operationally
    • Prowess of presence through conference contribution and networking, senior trusted client relationships and new business development, having been gained recognition from clients as a business partner (middle and top management level)
    • Preferred industry background: Banking, insurance, utility, oil and gas, telco
    • A university degree with above-average academic performance in a STEM related field or business management
BCG Platinion Western Europe has offices in London, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam and our ambition for 2018 is to grow rapidly therefore we are looking for career-minded professionals with experience in one or more of the following:
-          IT consulting on complex digital and analytics transformations
-          Digital Strategy & Transformation, IT Modernization
-          Solution and Enterprise Architecture
-          DevOps, Agile & Bimodal IT
-          Cloud, Infrastructure & Operations
-          Robotic Process Automation, AI and Cognitive Computing
-          Web, Mobile, IoT and Blockchain Application Development
-          Data Architecture, Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning
-          Cyber Security & Risk Consulting