Project Leader, Sustainable Procurement

Employer
Boston Consulting Group
Location
New York City, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 23, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Sustainability
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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North America

Capabilities:

Operations, Procurement, Strategy, Sustainability

Climate & Sustainability, Consumer products
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.
Practice Area Profile
Climate change is not a future threat-it's an immediate one. BCG's Climate & Sustainability practice (C&S) partners with businesses and governments to help them transform commitments into action and build a decarbonized, more sustainable world, driving technological and economic transformations to realize sustainable competitive advantage.

As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, BCG is deepening and broadening its focus. C&S brings together more than 550 experts covering the full range of sustainability topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, decarbonization, sustainable agriculture, transition financing, water management, and other ESG topics-across all sectors-to support our clients around the world.
What You'll Do
At BCG you will become a pivotal member of our team, working alongside some of the world's top minds on the forefront of climate & sustainability topics. You will collaborate closely with team members from many backgrounds, advising clients across industries on how to equitably achieve their net zero ambitions and reach their sustainability goals. Current openings span levels and depth of expertise, meaning the type of work you will focus in could vary.

Leveraging your experience, you will develop industry-leading solutions to help our clients succeed by:

•Leading consulting engagements focused on sustainable procurement, scope 3 abatement through supplier engagement and ecosystem development on key inputs

•Actively monitoring industry sustainability trends across key input ingredients for our clients (e.g., dairy, cocoa, palm oil, aluminum, grains, chemicals, plastics) and industry coalitions (e.g., Rainforest Alliance, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil)

•Supporting product development and refinement on BCG's offer on sustainable procurement and supplier engagement for scope 3 abatement

•Deploying and support development of new features of BCG's digital tool on scope 3 measurement and abatement, CO2.AI

•Providing clear view of ecosystem of other digital tools addressing end-to-end value chain transparency; recommend and develop partnership for BCG with external providers

•Developing BCG's thought leadership for corporate leaders, policy makers, public sector agencies, and cross-industry alliances on developing sustainable value chains on key inputs for the Consumer Products industry

•Working jointly with BCG and client project teams, bringing expertise to the team and to the client on-site
Our Expert Consulting Track (ECT)
The Expert Consulting Track (ECT) is vital to BCG's ability to successfully meet our clients' demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Experts deliver next-level impact for BCG's most complex and cutting-edge client challenges. Experts focus on developing BCG's thought leadership, commercial capabilities, and intellectual property assets; and their work is essential to our delivery model. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to bring the ‘best of BCG' to our clients, Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise often gained outside of BCG in industry, academia, or specialized consulting.
What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)
•5+ years of consulting experience with a focus in sustainable procurement in consumer products and/or relatable industry experience

•Knowledge of key topics in one or more of: sustainable procurement, product development, supplier engagement, etc.

•Ability to develop leading edge business models, frameworks for analysis, and long-term business strategies that maximize shareholder value.

•As appropriate based on tenure, proven ability to manage client engagements, client relationships, and provide "thought leadership" to teams, owning the responsibility for the quality of engagements. A combination of management and "hands on" delivery experience is critical

•Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex industry concepts in non-technical terms
Who You'll Work With
Climate change is not a future threat-it's an immediate one. BCG's Climate & Sustainability practice (C&S) partners with businesses and governments to help them transform commitments into action and build a decarbonized, more sustainable world, driving technological and economic transformations to realize sustainable competitive advantage.

As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, BCG is deepening and broadening its focus. C&S brings together more than 550 experts covering the full range of sustainability topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, decarbonization, sustainable agriculture, transition financing, water management, and other ESG topics-across all sectors-to support our clients around the world.

YOU'LL BE BASED IN

We will consider candidates for any of our North American offices.

YOU'LL BE TRAVELING

Travel is expected and will vary based on project needs.

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.

Date Posted:

02-Jun-2022

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, 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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