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Boston Consulting Group Career Returners Programme

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Location: UKLondon

Opportunity: 6-month returnship

Start date: November 2021

Apply by: 17 June 2021 (extended)

Applications are now closed

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is partnering with Women Returners to launch their first Boston Consulting Group Career Returners Programme. At BCG they pride themselves on building diverse teams, recognising the significant value that diversity, equity and inclusion can unlock for their people, their clients, and society at large. BCG wants to ensure that those with extended leaves of absence feel empowered to re-enter the workforce with confidence.

Who is BCG looking for?

The BCG Career Returners Programme has been specifically designed for those with 5 to 10 years of experience in management consulting OR 5 to 10 years of industry related experience, in a professional or leadership role, looking to re-start their career after a break of two or more years. You may have taken time out for childcare or eldercare, for relocation, or working on a small-scale basis to fit around your other commitments, or simply had an extended leave of absence. Candidates should be analytically minded, demonstrate a high degree of quant skills and be able to demonstrate leadership in their experience.

Any interested returner candidates with significantly more work experience should reach out directly to discuss opportunities via LONRecruiting@bcg.com  Please type ‘Career Returners’ in the subject box.

What you can expect

  • A paid 6-month returnship from November 2021 to April 2022
  • Embedding yourself as a generalist BCG Consultant, you’ll be staffed on project teams potentially spanning a range of industries, within the public, private and social sectors
  • You’ll be supported and mentored by a network of BCGers to ensure a successful transition back to work
  • A dedicated career development advisor will be on hand to help you navigate your time at BCG, and their world class learning and development programme will ensure your returnship is fully tailored to your needs
  • You will be supported with Career Returner Coaching delivered by Women Returners

The role will be based out of BCG’s London HQ in Soho, but some travel to the client-site may be required.  There will be the possibility of a permanent role, based on your performance, at the end of the programme. Flexible working options will be considered on a case by case basis.

For more information on life as an experienced professional at BCG, visit careers.bcg.com/experienced

About the Boston Consulting Group

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, they work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organisations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Their 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. They work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organisation, fuelled by the goal of helping their clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

BCG is committed to an inclusive environment. Join them, and you’ll get the training, support, and tailored working options you need to build a lasting and impactful career within consulting.

How to apply

Please visit here to upload your CV and cover letter.  Please include the dates of your career break in your cover letter.

Closing date for applications has been extended to 17 June 2021 (from 13 June).  Interviews will be held in September.  Successful applicants will receive invites to interview by the end of July.

For questions, please email LONRecruiting@bcg.com  Please type ‘Career Returners’ in the subject box.