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Partner Human Resources Manager

New Delhi, India | Boston Consulting Group

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Human Resources
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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This role plays a critical role in supporting the Partner People team in Asia Pacific. The overall objective is to drive the promotion, recruitment and development process of AP partners.

Specifically, this role will play a leadership role on a number of People fronts including

Partner/Principal pipeline and OPT (Officer Promotion Team)

Lateral partner tracking and integration

Senior advisor tracking and on-boarding (if applicable)

Strategic projects such as transition, pioneer, alumni

Given the regional Partner People Team is a small team, the role will also be expected to provide ad hoc support to load balance with the team during peak seasons, and vice versa.

This position requires a mature leader with exceptional communication, organization and analytical skills, with attention to detail.In addition, this position is expected to act with initiative, taking a large degree of responsibility which is expected to further expand over time.

Partner/Principal pipeline and OPT management

Partner/Principal pipeline

Responsible for managing the Principal pipeline semi-annually by reviewing and updating submissions from AP systems

Determine analyses required and prepare outputs base on pipeline and support in forward looking pipeline analysis in conjunction with partner growth forecast

Perform additional analyses as required for APMT review

Collaborate with W@BCG team and practice areas (if requested) on their respective pipeline in identifying gaps and support in initiatives to manage pipeline 


Plan annual OPT timeline including submission dates and meetings with APMT (endorsing body of OPT)

Responsible for OPT review for twice a year Partner promotion which includes slate preview and slate endorsement process

Work closely with CD teams in systems to drive OPT candidate submissions and prepare material for APMT review, review individual candidacy and engage with CD teams and PDC Chairs on specific follow-up areas

Represent AP in global OPT team planning and strategic initiatives

Assess OPT candidates and highlight strengths and areas for development for AP OPT Chair in preparation of interviews with System Leaders

Share best practices within region and globally as appropriate

Drive for continuous improvement of OPT process in the region

Lateral hire integration

Responsible for n monthly tracking of lateral partners in AP, including ABMs

Develop comprehensive on-boarding material/development plan for lateral partner

Work with global New Partner Orientation team to ensure new lateral hire partners are invited to the relevant new partner trainings

Remain connected with lateral hire partners in first 3-6 months in particular to help navigate BCG as well as pulse check in the first critical months

Senior Advisor integration

Responsible in regular tracking of Senior Advisors in AP, including updating profiles in key internal resources such as Navigator

Develop comprehensive on-board material and induction plan for new Senior Advisors (not required if Senior Advisor is a BCG alum)

Strategic regional initiatives

Drive priority initiatives that will arise each year following AP Management Team and/or Global Partner People Team priorities and goal setting

Some sample topics can include building a Senior Advisor coaching cadre to alumni relations

Support overall Partner People Team in AP

Provide peak period ODC support as needed to the team as a way to learn up the role as well


Strategic thinking in understanding partner’s career needs 

Excellent project management skills, highly organized, with strong detail orientation

Exceptionally strong analytical skills including advance Excel skills and other similar tools

Able to multi-task and perform under tight timelines, with composure

Able to handle sensitive documentation and/or meeting discussions in the strictest of confidence

Strong interpersonal and communication skills; clarity, tact, professionalism and consensus building skills – in writing, speaking and presenting information

Self-driven and able to work independently in a fast-paced, demanding and fragmented global and regional environment

High customer service orientation and responsiveness

Able to develop strong relationships at all levels and to build trust with senior managers and partners in BCG

Team player, highly motivated, energetic, resourceful and friendly

Willingness to get hands dirty and take on more mundane tasks which may include administrative and logistics planning at times



Bachelor degree, minimum 10 years of working experience

Experience at BCG; HR and strategy consulting experience preferred

Computer and related information technology operations and principles

Extensive knowledge of HR online tool

Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Knowledge of BCG structure and Career Development process a plus

Please note this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and that the job scope and responsibilities are subject to change


AP Regional Partner and Consulting People Teams

Regional OPT Chair

AP Regional ODC Chair

System PDC Chairs and CD teams

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