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Posted 24 Jun 2022
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IT Manager

Amsterdam

Full-time

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.

BCG Platinion

As a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions. We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models. We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial – nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent. Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.

Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.

Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

What You'll Do

As a Manager, you will work closely with our client’s leadership teams to understand their key challenges, define IT strategies, win buy-in for your recommendations and lead BCG case team members to transform client potential into performance.

You will deploy customized IT strategies, digital platforms and architecture in order to leverage the digital potential of our customers with state of the art tools such as cloud computing, AI, blockchain, microservices and containerization. You will evaluate and coach our clients’ technology teams, manage quality and risk while maintaining client expectations and escalations.

Besides giving direction on the functional, execution and management of the project you will be given end-to-end responsibility for larger, highly technical and more complex modules within the project and begin to develop specialized knowledge to help you solve our clients problems. Together with our clients you will develop convincing IT strategies, concepts and solutions, applying your sound technical know-how along with your analytical and conceptual skills.

You will start to take on team lead responsibilities and demonstrate intellectual leadership directing diverse teams of consulting talent. Your role will also be to help team members flourish through thought leadership, team mentoring, knowledge sharing, giving frequent feedback and creating opportunities for team members to learn and grow. You will also personally develop and grow by being exposed to new and complex challenges daily.

Finally as a Manager you will contribute to the Practice Area development and help to build the BCG brand as a digital leader.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • At least 8 years of experience in IT Strategy and consulting, professional software development or IT project management
  • You will have relevant experience from a top consulting firm (focused on technology, digital initiatives) and have led the design and management of IT implementation and strategy projects
  • A strategic thinker, entrepreneurial, able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills, strong customer focus and mental agility with a results orientation
  • Experience with the management of decision process at C-Level
  • Deep expertise with modern tool-sets in Agile environments, legacy modernization and modern approaches to technology
  • Know-how to drive operational and client service excellence, presenting project results to C-Level
  • Experience in the organisation of workshops at peer level and facilitating in client meetings
  • Strong business acumen; can frame complex problems in appropriate business contexts
  • A University degree with above average academic performance in a STEM related field or business management
  • Fluent in English and Dutch

Who You'll Work With

  • BCG Managing Directors and Partners (MDP’s)
  • PLA Managing Directors (MD’s)
  • BCG Consultants at all levels
  • PLA Consultants at all levels
  • Clients, vendors, partners

Since its inception in 1963, BCG has been at the forefront of business management. Many of our ideas and concepts—such as time-based competition, the growth/share matrix, capabilities-based competition, and the experience curve—have had such a fundamental impact on the success of corporations that they have become central to the business lexicon. BCG continues to lead the way on issues at the vanguard of management thinking and practice.

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