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Career Development Senior Specialist

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

WHAT YOU'LL DO
As Career Development Senior Specialist, you are the critical thinker who orchestrates the operations to deliver an excellent Career Development (CD) experience to our CT staff and CD stakeholders. In this role you will act as:

  • A resource to our CD Chairs and office leadership, equipping them with the information they need to set priorities and lead rich discussions with the Career Development Committee (CDC).
  • Standard-bearer for our CD Advisors, ensuring they do thorough diligence and synthesis of their advisees' performance and craft robust development plans.
  • Close collaborator with our Talent Managers, ensuring their holistic understanding of individual circumstances factors into CD processes.
  • Source of truth for CT staff and CD stakeholders on CD policies, processes, and precedents.
  • Executor of CD priorities and operations
  • Ally to the NAMR CD team in operationalizing regional strategic initiatives and innovations within your system.The roles above translate into several buckets of day-to-day activities, including:
    • CDC meeting preparation and management, e.g.,
      • Assist CD Manager with managing annual CD calendar Setting agendas and overseeing meeting readiness via WorkdayFacilitating and actively engaging in CDC meetings, e.g., pressure testing and calibrating, ensuring best practices and consistent decisionsOver time, recognizing key themes and patterns across cohorts and meetings
      • Management of downward and upward feedback, e.g.,
        • Hold CT and CD Advisors accountable to standards of timeliness and quality Acting as source of truth on review process-related questions
        • Supporting and enabling local CD leadership (CD Chair, BMSD, CD Advisors, Talent Managers), e.g.,
          • Participating in pre-meeting deep-dive discussions and post-meeting debriefsFacilitating recurring cadence of check-ins with the Talent Management team on timely topicsOverseeing assignment of CD Advisors to new and newly promoted CT staff
          • Communications to Office CT staff, e.g.,
            • Assisting with onboarding sessions, trainings, and cohort meetingsActing as messenger for key CD communications to CT (regional updates, etc.)
            • Other ongoing support, e.g.,
              Participating in local strategic initiatives. Supporting year-end bonus processPartnering with HR to ensure tenure is correct for CT membersSharing best practices with peers throughout NAMR on regular regional CD touchpoints
              YOU'RE GOOD AT
              • Thinking critically and applying guiding principles to highly nuanced situations
              • Projecting ahead to second- and third-order implications of decisions
              • Engendering trust and respect from highly senior stakeholders
              • Sharing your point of view and influencing stakeholders
              • Writing clear and compelling communications
              • Working fluently in details while keeping an eye toward the big picture
              • Staying flexible and shifting gears quickly as priorities change
              • Embracing technology and adapting to new ways of working
              • Motivating and developing others to unlock their potential
              • Acting upon feedback to continue your own development
              • Maintaining utmost integrity around confidentiality and adherence to policies
                YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
                • BA/BS degree required with 4+ years related work experience
                • Prior experience at BCG or another management consulting firm highly preferred
                • Experience in a People-related role highly preferred
                  YOU'LL WORK WITH
                  You'll team closely with People team leaders including the OC, Talent Team, and CD leadership, as well as a cadre of senior Consulting Team staff who serve as Career Development Advisors and are among BCG's most dedicated people developers.
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                  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
                  Compensation Information: Total compensation for this role includes base salary, annual discretionary performance bonus, contributions to BCG's Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF), and a market leading benefits package described below. At BCG, we are committed to offering a comprehensive benefit program that includes everything our employees and their families need to be well and live life to the fullest. We pay the full cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees - and their eligible family members.* That's zero dollars in premiums taken from employee paychecks.
                  All of our plans provide best in class coverage: Zero dollar ($0) health insurance premiums for BCG employees, spouses, and children Low $10 (USD) copays for trips to the doctor, urgent care visits and prescriptions for generic drugs Dental coverage, including up to $5,000 in orthodontia benefits Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities Fully vested Profit Sharing Retirement Fund contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not, plus the option for employees to make personal contributions to a 401(k) plan Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement Generous paid time off including 12 holidays per year, an annual office closure between Christmas and New Years, and 15 vacation days per year (earned at 1.25 days per month) Paid sick time on an as needed basis *Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.

Keywords: Boston Consulting Group, Atlanta , Career Development Senior Specialist, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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