Career Development Lead
Boston, MA 
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Job Description
As CD & Talent Lead you will play a pivotal role in helping us manage and further improve career development experience for our Client Focus Knowledge Team globally. In close cooperation with business leaders, working alongside the Knowledge@BCG HRBP, you will help deliver CD operations on a worldwide level. In addition, you will be a key player in our review of talent management and career development approaches, leveraging expertise from our CD CoE of which you will be a part.

The role will involve:
  • Management of annual CD activities and supporting business managers throughout the different steps
  • Actively engage in all CDC (Career Development Committee) meetings for relevant cohort(s) of individuals; review meeting inputs; ensuring best practices and consistent CDC decisions for relevant cohort(s)
  • Contribution to the advancement of CD, talent management and performance management experience, impact, and efficiency
  • Coordinating (and contributing to) a review of our approach, governance and decision making around career progression and promotions, including closer integration with talent management practices
  • Supporting global projects from a CD perspective
  • Driving adoption of new feedback and performance management tools (Workday)
  • Providing advice to new managers and new hires, developing instructional materials and online resources
  • Support line managers in defining driving career development plan for their teams

  • Building relationships and managing stakeholders, including senior leaders
  • Driving innovation, and measuring impact
  • Suggesting creative concepts or ideas leveraging latest developments and career development
  • Excellent and proven conceptual and project management skills
  • Experience and interest in working on operational tasks and advisory, as well as contributing to strategic initiatives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including facilitation
  • Presence and assertiveness, confidence in working with business leaders
  • Superior self-management skills, ability to work independently and on non-structured topics, self-starter
  • Experience in working effectively in global, cross-cultural, and virtual teams
  • Highest level of reliability, confidentiality, and integrity expected
  • Occasional travel and flexible schedule, as required

  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in people & organization topics, ideally with experience within a global HR environment in an organization of similar scale and complexity to BCG
  • Experience in career development and performance management, abreast of and passionate about trends and innovation in the field, including technology, Workday experience preferred
  • Experience in consulting services preferred

BCG's HR team works to attract, develop, excite, deploy, and retain the best people in the market. Those in human resources jobs manage the life cycle of all BCG employees-from hiring top talent and developing their skills to rewarding their contributions and supporting career progression and mobility.

In this role you will work closely with stakeholder sub-teams across our people Management Team, and engage with senior leadership (Directors) across GSB on a regular basis.
Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.

The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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