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Expert Project Leader/Expert Principal (Telecommunications)

Atlanta, ID

Job ID:

Ref #25891.

Job Description


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North America


Big data & advanced analytics, Strategy



About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit

Practice Area Profile

The Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice works with companies across the digital device, software, IT services, TV, publishing, information services, entertainment and telecom sectors to make sense of the unrelenting velocity of technological and consumer change they face. We partner with clients to transform their industries, define winning business models, shape their value proposition and go-to-market approach, enhance their operational competitiveness, and create sustained advantage.

Role Profile

BCG is expanding its NAMR-based team of telco experts supporting its global telco sector. The practice is currently looking for an individual at the Expert Project Leader or Expert Principal level who has significant experience in telecoms. A qualified individual will play a critical role in enriching firm expertise on this topic and in bringing this expertise to our telco clients. Ideal candidates will have a telco or managed services for telco background, as well as have demonstrated leadership in growing client relationships, people and knowledge development.


Build expertise in telco within BCG and increase BCG’s profile externally:

Develop and contribute to BCG's intellectual capital - work on BCG projects ranging from strategy to digital transformation to cost restructuring, to create new techniques and/or capture new ideas to further strengthen our thought leader position

Build and maintain "fact packs" related to core telco topics so there is an ever-available library of educational materials for internal and client usage

Support the telecommunications sector in writing external reports, papers, and social media contributions, working in concert with BCG partners and the TMT practice's marketing lead

Identify conferences for BCG's attendance and pro-actively support coordination and content preparation, and present where appropriate

Lead and support execution of projects for telco clients:

Develop overall methodology and approach for solving client problems

Work jointly with BCG and client project leaders, bring expertise to the team both on industry-specific issues and key client questions

Support multiple case teams, co-lead modules, especially those in need of broad experience and hands-on approach

Ensure the quality of the work, and the relevance of any synthesis and recommendations;  challenge work in progress, results and re-orient analyses as needed

Contribute to the business development of the telco sector at BCG:

Contribute and drive leads and proposals together with the partners of the practice

Lead development of proposals from end to end around specific topics

Develop perspectives on key topics on the client agenda, create respective content and foster awareness of BCG's expertise

Our Expert Consulting Track (ECT)

The Expert Consulting Track is vital to BCG’s ability to successfully meet our clients’ demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Experts push the boundaries of their topic, deepening and extending BCG’s knowledge. They are driven by a passion to explore and innovate in their field. As part of our consulting cohort, experts work alongside our generalist and specialty consultants to form “one BCG team,” capable of delivering deep strategy and technical expertise. Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise usually gained outside of BCG in either industry, academia, or specialized consulting.

Your Qualifications

8+ years of experience at a telco/cable provider or managed service company
Management consulting experience required at the manager level and above
Expertise in one or more of the following areas: B2B customer experience, large scale IT, ordering/billing/provisioning, OTT service, networks, future telco trends, lean operations
Experience and interest in the digitization of telco operations
Emerging professional network within the telco industry 
Proven track record of implementation success
Strong presence and communication skills in front of very senior level clients
MBA attractive but not required

Additional Skillset that would be a plus:
Credible on AI and ML applied to telcos
Experienced with Agile way of working at a telco 

Date Posted:


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