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Career Development Specialist
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Human Resources
Specialty Benefits Specialist
Location New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23

As Career Development Specialist, you will support operations to deliver an excellent Career Development (CD) experience to our Consulting Team (CT) staff and CD stakeholders. Career Development encompasses the core performance management processes for our Consulting Team, including project-based downward feedback; upward feedback for team managers; twice-yearly holistic assessment by the Career Development Committee (CDC); the Feedback Foundations experience enabling a development-focused start for new Associates and Consultants; and enablement of CD Advisors and team leaders to deliver rich ongoing developmental conversations and experiences throughout the BCG journey.

Supporting the above translates into several buckets of day-to-day activities, including:

CDC meeting preparation and management, e.g.,

Communicate with CT and CD Advisors to ensure key pre-meeting tasks are completed in Workday
Manage pre-meeting logistics (coordinating space needs, sending invites, arranging technology setup, etc.)
Capture post-meeting outcomes and updates in Workday
At discretion of CD Manager, over time may take on expanded role in process management of an assigned CDC

Support of downward and upward feedback, e.g.,

Collaborate with Staffing and Talent team to ensure reviews in Workday accurately reflect case assignments and timelines
Coordinate with Talent team on timing of Feedback Foundations participants transition to traditional evaluation
Leverage Workday reporting to perform targeted follow-up on outstanding reviews

Supporting and enabling local CD leadership (CD Chair, OC, CD Advisors, Talent Managers), e.g.,

Act as first line of response for CD Advisor questions on Workday
Prepare material for pre-meeting deep-dive discussions and post-meeting debriefs
Support recurring cadence of Talent team check-ins on timely topics

Communications to office/system CT staff, e.g.,

Act as first line of response for CT questions on Workday
Communicate CD Advisor assignments to new and newly promoted CT staff
Support CD Manager in preparation for onboarding sessions, trainings, cohort meetings, etc.

Other ongoing support, e.g.,

Support execution of local strategic initiatives
Support preparation for year-end bonus process
Engage in regular touchpoints with other CD BST throughout NAMR


Keeping yourself organized and on-track toward outcomes amidst a high volume of information and communication

Working fluently in details while keeping an eye toward the big picture

Writing clear and effective communications to a variety of stakeholders

Thinking ahead and taking initiative without requiring prompting

Staying flexible and shifting gears quickly as priorities change

Collaborating with others across functions

Embracing technology and adapting to new ways of working

Acting upon feedback to continue your own development

Maintaining utmost integrity around confidentiality and adherence to policies

High customer service orientation highly responsive, strong interpersonal and communication skills, wants to deliver great results at all times; obsessed with acts of service


BA/BS degree required with 3+ years related work experience (e.g., HR, talent, staffing, operations)

Prior experience at BCG or another professional services firm highly preferred

Experience in a People-related role highly preferred

Youll team closely with the People team leaders of the Mid-Atlantic System offices, including the Business Management Directors, Talent Team, and CD leadership, as well as a cadre of senior Consulting Team staff who serve as Career Development Advisors and are among BCGs most dedicated people developers. Youll also be part of a broader network of Career Development peers across North America, with whom youll share learnings and best practices.
Candidates will be considered at the Assistant or Specialist level, commensurate with experience. VACCINE MANDATE: 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. COMPENSATION INFORMATION: Total compensation for this role includes base salary, annual discretionary performance bonus, contributions to BCGs 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.* Thats 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 $5 (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.