GSB Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Manager
Company: The Boston Consulting Group
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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
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
We are looking for a person who is passionate about DEI and
wants to make an impact in progressing our Global Specialty
Business (GSB) DEI strategy and programs. You will work directly
with our GSB leadership as well as our US DEI champions and
colleagues to further define, shape and embed DEI into our ways of
working and culture.
You must be able to influence, constructively guide others and
collaborate with people of all levels throughout a broad
organization. You should have experience building impactful
strategies, measuring success, analyzing data, communicating a
strategic vision, and identifying key areas of the business and
structure for improvement with an emphasis on tracking
On a day-to-day basis, you will own our GSB DEI plan and will be
responsible for keeping DEI visible to our business and functional
leaders to ensure progress is being made. The initial focus will be
on further progressing our US focused racial equity efforts and
will broaden to include our global DEI vision and programs. This
will entail working across teams to ensure DEI is a critical
element that enhances the experiences we provide to our candidates
and employees. You will build and foster relationships across our
BUs and teams to leverage best practices and programs to provide a
One BCG experience to our colleagues.
Upfront, you will be an independent contributor working across
teams to deliver results. Going forward the team will expand to
support our global DEI agenda.
The right candidate will bring a strong understanding of DEI
challenges and best practices to the table with a proven track
record of driving efforts and leading projects that have
sustainable impact. You will also need to be able to perform in a
fast-paced, intellectually intense environment with a commitment to
delivering exceptional business service.
- Bachelor's Degree Required
- 8+ years of relevant work experience required; ideally in a
project management role, some experience working in DEI, either
initiatives or roles in the past
- Experience and/or strong knowledge of Human Resources,
including talent and people development
- Consulting or professional services experience strongly
- Experience with DEI best practices and demonstrated
- Relevant experience in change management and project management
required - experience in culture change and people processes highly
- Experience proactively taking initiative, collaboratively
driving strategy, using good judgment to prioritize requests, and
working with minimal direction
- A demonstrated ability to manage large, transformational
projects and various stakeholders. Your skillset can flex between
tactical process work and broader strategic thinking within your
area(s) of focus
- Understanding the big picture, even when the work gets
granular. Strong organizational skills are key, with an ability to
handle, prioritize, and carry out multiple tasks independently.
This role requires you to "roll up your sleeves" and play an active
role to make change happen
- Strong project management skills to be able to help scope,
manage and deliver efforts in a timely manner across a diverse
stakeholder population. This role involves planning, driving, and
ensuring completion of various DEI projects and initiatives.
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. You will
design ways to measure progress and play a critical role in
analysis of metrics. Ability to balance qualitative and big picture
impact alongside quantitative analysis is critical.
- Problem solving and forward thinking. We focus on root cause
solutions to advance DEI at BCG. You will need to understand
intersectional aspects of situations and design and apply
solutions: acting on current needs, while having a vision for the
future goals and roadmap.
- Building relationships and communicating with cultural
- Strong written and verbal communication skills plus cultural
adeptness are a must. You should be comfortable influencing senior
leaders and effectively tailoring your communications across all
levels of our organization. You should model inclusive leadership
and allyship in action and communication.
- Teaming and adaptability. You must be able to work and
collaborate across the team to manage up, down and over without
explicit reporting relationships. Managing collaboration and
ambiguity when unforeseen circumstances arise is key.
- Working effectively in a global environment
- Initiative, creativity, a digital mind-set: should feel
comfortable with new digital ways of "reading" data (e.g., Tableau)
and with digital communications tools (e.g., Trello, Slack,
- Modeling integrity, upholding discretion, and demonstrating
You will work directly with our GSB HR Director for North
America as well as our GSB global DEI Leader, global GSB BU
leaders, US DEI champions and colleagues. In addition, you will
also partner closely with our regional North America DEI Team and
other teams across our region to share and leverage best practices
while also creating a One BCG experience for our colleagues.
Globally, you will work with our global GSB People Management Team,
our business Unit Leaders and BCG's Global DEI Director to further
shape our DEI agenda and affect change.
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