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Expert Project Leader, Climate & Sustainability (Renewable Power Development/Purchasing) at Boston Consulting Group

Expert Project Leader, Climate & Sustainability (Renewable Power Development/Purchasing)

Boston Consulting Group Atlanta, GA Full-Time

Who We Are

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 impact.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 thrive.

Practice Area Profile

Climate change is not a future threat-it's an immediate one. BCG's Climate & Sustainability practice (C&S) partners with businesses and governments to help them transform commitments into action and build a decarbonized, more sustainable world, driving technological and economic transformations to realize sustainable competitive advantage.

As part of our commitment to protecting the planet and helping clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, BCG is deepening and broadening its focus. C&S brings together more than 550 experts covering the full range of sustainability topics, including biodiversity, circular economy, decarbonization, sustainable agriculture, transition financing, water management, and other ESG topics-across all sectors-to support our clients around the world.

What You'll Do


BCG is looking for an Expert Project Leader or Associate Director focused on Renewable Power Development and Purchasing to join our Climate and Sustainability team and work alongside some of the world's top minds in the industry. You will play a critical role in the growth of our Renewable Power Development and Purchasing topic through case execution, client development, and intellectual property and product creation. BCG helps clients transform their business models to optimize for societal and business value. With businesses facing more pressure than ever to rethink their role in society and improve their impact on people and the planet, BCG is looking for an expert to help our clients take on difficult challenges when it comes to climate and sustainability.


In this unique role, we are looking for someone who can:

  • Develop current and insightful perspectives on the market outlook for various renewable energy sectors (e.g wind, solar, storage, both utility-scale and C&I behind-the-meter), including an understanding of fundamental demand and supply drivers, pricing outlook, competitive landscape, and indicative investment returns. -
  • Conduct complex strategy projects that evaluate opportunities for organizations to evaluate whether to enter various renewable energy markets and how to optimally participate across the renewable energy value chain. - -
  • Help clients identify, prioritize, select, and test key initiatives to improve performance and help gain alignment to ensure success -
  • Educate teams and clients on the economic impact of key regulations and incentives governing the renewable energy, utility, and transportation infrastructure and carbon space and monitor potential changes in key markets. -
  • Explain recent trends and potential developments in commercial and financial structures supporting renewable energy transactions. - -
  • Evaluate alternative technologies involved in the manufacture, project delivery and operations of different renewable energy sectors. -
  • Participate and lead efforts to codify insights, tools, and frameworks -
  • Actively support our business development efforts and broader efforts to promote external awareness
  • Understand and track how corporate customer purchase renewables through various mechanisms like corporate vPPAs, green utility tariffs, 24/7 contracts, etc.As an Expert Project Leader or Associate Director, you will be integrated into a BCG team and leverage your deep expertise on projects that reshape businesses. You will be given end-to-end responsibility for large and complex “modules“ within a BCG project and may lead small but high-impact teams to drive results for our clients. You will work closely with clients to understand their issues, create strategies for change, and win buy-in for your recommendations, while also collaborating with colleagues on complex client issues. Your expertise will be valued by senior clients and you will help build and contribute to BCG's intellectual capital while spending significant time supporting and executing case work.
    What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)
    Leveraging your experience, you will develop industry-leading solutions to help our clients succeed.
    • 5+ years renewable power development and purchasing consulting and/or industry experience
    • Knowledge of key topics in one or more of: utility-scale, C&I, renewable energy value chain, renewable energy, utility, and transportation infrastructure, carbon space analysis -
    • Knowledge of emerging regulatory expectations for climate risk management capabilities
    • Experience in modeling the impact of climate risk on material financial and non-financial risks, and opportunities
    • Strong academics from a top-tier institution -
    • Excellent communication skills; able to explain complex industry concepts in non-technical terms -
      YOU'LL BE BASED INWe will consider candidates for any of our North American offices. - -
      YOU'LL BE TRAVELINGTravel is anticipated and will vary based on specific project locations.
      VACCINECandidates 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.
      FOR U.S. APPLICANTSBoston Consulting Company (“BCG“) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
      The first year base compensation for this role is -$225,400 in USD.
      In addition to your base salary, you will also be eligible for an annual discretionary performance bonus and BCG's Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF) contribution. BCG also provides 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 our plans provide best in class coverage:
      • Zero dollar ($0) health insurance premiums for BCG employees, spouses, and children
      • Low $5 (USD) copays for trips to the doctor, urgent care visits and prescriptions for generic drugs
      • Dental coverage, including up to $5,000 (USD) in orthodontia benefits
      • Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually
      • Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities
      • Fully vested retirement contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not
      • Generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, and annual office closure between Christmas and New Years
      • Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement*Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.

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