Human Resources Generalist

Boston Consulting Group
May 11, 2022
San Francisco, CA
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BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We go deep to unlock insight and have the courage to act. We bring the right people together to challenge established thinking and drive transformation. We work with our clients to build the capabilities that enable organizations to achieve sustainable advantage. We are shaping the future. Together.

…And we are looking for an HR Generalist to add to our team!

Are you energized by the opportunity to find ways to raise the bar in a high performing environment?

Are you looking for a broad and varied HR role that will challenge you to be a better HR professional?

Are you excited by the opportunity to practice HR in a globally recognized top employer?

As a member of BCG’s Human Resources team, we will lean on you to help us develop, deploy, and retain the best talent in the market. We will work together to manage the life cycle of our BCGers and the day-to-day operations of HR. In this role, you will have the opportunity to display your exceptional customer service, problem solving, and analytical skills!

In addition you will be a key leader within the San Francisco office, as well as a member of the West Coast Human Resources Team. You will have the opportunity to focus on a variety of tasks including employee relations, talent acquisition, leaves of absence, on-boarding, and departures.


HR Operations – Collaborate with West Coast HR team to pride day-to-day operational support for local staff. We will work together to manage the life cycle of our BCGers and the day-to-day operations of HR. Overseeing LOAs of all types and owning the employee exit process. Supporting team members with on-boarding, benefits, transfers, and other inquiries as needed.

Office Leadership – Developing trusting relationships with and act as a coach and mentor to BST managers. Partnering with BST managers on staff planning activities, performance feedback preparation, performance improvement plans, and employee exits as needed. Delivering presentations in staff forums on HR related topics.

Employee Relations – Partnering with Office Leadership, Business Services Managers, and employees to address a variety of workplace and employee relations issues and topics. Interpreting, implementing and answering inquiries related to HR policies and procedures. When necessary, working with internal legal team.

Other duties as needed to support the team


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. Specialty in Business or HR preferred. Strong understanding of California HR legal environment.
  • Five + years of human resources management experience in a progressive HR department; may consider Lead level candidates as well.
  • Experience in a high touch environment with professional staff. Professional services experience is a plus.
  • Candidates must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, global, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment, keeping with BCG’s values and culture.
  • Strong communication skills; able to communicate confidently, articulately and with precision. Able to influence multiple stakeholders to adopt a new point of view.
  • Maturity and seasoning that engenders respect and trust from others; good judgment, professionalism, strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative style.
  • High integrity, tact, a positive attitude, and an ability to maintain absolute confidentiality.
  • Comfortable in resolving conflict and addressing all people related issues.
  • Proven analytical capabilities; a quick study; a bright with a with a can-do attitude, a creative solution seeker and a readiness to try new approaches; decisive, pragmatic, and reason-minded.
  • An active team player with strong organizational, analytical and project management skills.
  • Comfortable in both working in detail and understanding the big picture; able to consider the ramifications of decisions on various constituencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate with all organizational levels inside and outside BCG through establishing positive and productive working relationships; able to generate trust of local/regional leadership.
  • Autonomous, able to tolerate ambiguity, self-motivated.
  • Able to proactively plan ahead and manage activities to ensure steady office support and engagement on a variety of topics.
  • Capacity to prioritize across multiple issues and to respond quickly with an appropriate sense of urgency.


You will be working in the Seattle office as part of a dynamic 7 person West Coast human resources team. As a team, we support 900+ staff, providing on-the-ground support to a growing group of high performing Consultants and Business Services team members.


Effective November 1, 2021, all new US hires must be fully vaccinated* or subject to a religious or medical exemption.
*two weeks after receiving the final dose of a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine

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