Function: Product Business Unit Location: Frankfurt Contact: Benjamin Thauern, Recruiter Status: Regular, Full-Time
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ROLE SUMMARY: We are seeking exceptional candidates with experience and passion to fill a Topic Expert position in BCG's new Product Business Unit. This global business is an integral part of BCG's strategy to develop new digital client service offerings in order to deliver superior value and sustained impact. The unit has responsbilities for full-life cycle of BCG proprietary data and software assets, from initial business case to roadmap delivery, launch, and ongoing support operations. All of BCG's core product capabilities are housed within the business unit including product management, design, development, support and data analytics experts who work in deep collaboration with BCG practice areas, clients and consulting teams. This team of highly motivated and insightful colleagues will provide an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment supported by a global management consulting firm which is the world's leading advisor on business strategy.
Specifically, the Banking Market Sizing Suite of the Financial Services Data Business is seeking for an exceptional candidate to join as Wealth Topic Expert. The Topic Expert will be responsible for the Global Wealth Market Sizing product. Responsibilities include product methodology, design and enhancements, management of regular update cycles, as well as output and insight delivery to clients, BCG Wealth experts and BCG project teams. We are looking for a senior candidate with proven experience to manage and direct the global product delivery team. The role will report directly into the Leader of the Banking Market Sizing Suite.
Global Wealth Marketing Sizing is a well-established proprietary BCG product providing insights into households' financial assets, product demand and related revenues in 50+ markets with each 5+ client segments. BCG has invested significantly to fundamentally review approach and methodology, and the product is considered industry state of the art. It is used for supporting consulting programs for leading wealth managers as well in flagship publications like the annual BCG Global Wealth Report, or for business development discussion with client senior executives. BCG has a proprietary approach incl. validated input data sources, data normalization methodology and advanced analytics to compute client segments, revenue pools and forecasts. All elements of the product are regularly validated with BCG experts and clients. The product is run on annual update cycle, and product roadmap plans include further alignment and integration across the whole Banking Market Sizing Suite as well as driving more insight from more systematic combination with the BCG Wealth Benchmarking product.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The Topic Expert will have end-to-end responsibilities for Global Wealth Marketing Sizing and to perform an individual-contributor and team-manager role:
Ownership of product roadmap and plans in close collaboration with and supervision of the Global Leader (Partner) Wealth Management and the Leader of the Banking Market Sizing Suite resp. the Leader of Financial Services Data Business
Documentation, curation and further development and innovation of product methodology incl. validated input data sources, data normalization methodology and advanced analytics to compute client segments,revenue pools and forecasts, in alignment with BCG's Wealth Management business needs and Banking Market Sizing Suite's roadmap
Execution of regular update cycles incl. process management, global capacity allocation and quality assurance
Output and insight delivery to BCG experts, project teams and clients including contribution to publications and BCG IP development
Management of global delivery team, as well people development, coaching and mentoring
Collaboration with Topic Experts of other Marketing Sizing products and shared services like e.g. Data Services and Data Technology teams to develop and implement integrated product plans, operating models and technology platforms
Delivery against KPIs like BCG business impact, product monetization revenues and budgets
Master's degree with demonstrated high academic achievement, preferably in business administration, finance, economics, statistics, mathematics or related fields
At least 10 years of relevant industry experience with in strategy, business development etc. of a Wealth Manager, the data business or knowledge organization of a consulting firm or similar. Candidates with less experience could be also considered in specific circumstances
Excellent data, analytical & problem solving skills, and conceptual capabilities
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with all levels of seniority and with clients
Strong project management skills; ability to operate effectively in a matrix organization
Experience in presenting complex analysis and findings to senior management
Very good work ethic and service mentality
Independent worker, ability to tolerate ambiguity, self-motivated
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks in parallel
Ability to build and maintain a strong industry network
Collaborative team player
Ability to maintain discretion when needed
Proficiency in written and spoken English
Additional language skills are of advantage, especially German, French and Spanish
The role is based in Frankfurt
A minimal amount of travel may be required (20%)
BCG is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 4780130
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