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12/08 Aanchal Narang

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The Boston Consulting Group - Knowledge Expert - Semiconductor Subsector - TMT (10-14 yrs)

Bangalore/Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 731188


BCG's Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice works with high tech companies in industries such as computing and telecommunications to make sense of the changes transforming their industries, define winning business models suited to the new competitive environment, and implement those models in ways that create competitive advantage. Please visit our internal website to learn more:


Specifically for the Technology Sector we are seeking a strong candidate with experience and passion to fill a TMT Knowledge Expert role, focusing on the Semiconductor Sub- sector within BCG's Knowledge Team. The Knowledge Expert will -

- Insert oneself into business as an expert advisor for case and topic/sector teams

- For player/coach model, also apprenticing and leading a team

- Lead proposal engagement work and apply expert knowledge to satisfy complex client demands

- Work with topic/sector teams by managing and commercializing TMT Practice knowledge initiatives, products and services


Work with case (and proposal) teams

- Inserts oneself into business

- Leads KT's proposal & engagement work

- Applies expert knowledge to satisfy complex client demands

- Lead role in selling process to clients through expertise

- Shares fresh and commercially relevant topic/sector expertise with case teams to support client work

- Writes large portions of proposal/selling documents

- Provides institutionalized knowledge

- Work with Semiconductor sub-sector teams

- Manages & commercializes PA knowledge initiatives, products and services

- Contributes substantially to development of knowledge initiatives, products (e.g. benchmarking) & Tier-1s

- Captures proprietary content & industry & topic/sector insights to the knowledge infrastructure

- Identifies topic/sector gaps & suggests knowledge initiatives to management

- Influences the shaping & direction of the PAs knowledge agenda

Manage projects :

- Upholds the quality of knowledge captured & standardizes processes

- Manages projects involving other KT, 3rd party (RC, outsourcers) and sometimes CT/ECT or client staff

Manage KT teams (after initial on-boarding phase)

- Resource deployment (staffing) according to business needs

- Plays an active role in recruitment according to business needs

- Designs on-boarding schedule, provides day-to-day apprenticeship & coaching for junior KT staff

- Long term professional development of KT Analysts inclusive of Lead & Senior Kn. Analysts (w/ Senior Kn. Expert & KBM)

- Evaluates performance and develops career development plans for KT staff

Support Knowledge Business Manager & Knowledge Expert on change process for PA KT set-up


- 9+ years of industry experience (Semiconductor) or 5+ years in consulting & industry experience with relevant Semiconductor Industry focus

- Line & project management experience

- Advanced degree

- Deep expertise in the Semiconductor sub-sector

- Has and builds a strong industry network

- Provides management support to KBM & Senior Knowledge Expert

- Integrates closely with local (and regional) PA-affiliated partners, and lead/drives business development knowledge contribution

- Senior presence & can operate/influence effectively in a matrix organization

- Well-developed management skills & business acumen

- Deep & recognized expertise in a topic/sector domain with strong external network

- Excellent project management

- Superior problem solving

- Strong presence & leadership skills

- Strong business sense

BCG is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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