New Balance, KPMG Jobs Announced in Boston

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Boston’s storied position in American cultural history continues to unfurl and evolve. Beantown was where the nation’s independence was fomented and fought for. It was and remains an intellectual hub, home to several of our country’s elite institutions. Boston is also an active business hub, offering a variety of career possibilities for MBA graduates. This week’s article features jobs that have emerged in Boston and its environs within the past week.

Talent Development Manager — New Balance

New Balance is a name known to many runners around the world. The shoes, many of which are still made in the United States, are known for its quality and extremely smooth ride. While running is still the core business, the company has successfully expanded out into various other sports, including cricket, soccer, skateboarding, and basketball.

New Balance is hiring a Talent Development Manager to work from the company’s home base in the Boston suburb of Brighton. The person hired to this position will be responsible for designing and implementing talent initiatives around the globe. The person will work with HR professionals throughout the company to ensure that New Balance hires the best and brightest and maintains a diverse workplace. Candidates should have at least seven years of prior relevant experience, and an MBA is required for this position.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing project plans
  • Serving as an internal consultant on performance, talent, and organization development initiatives
  • Analyzing talent metrics

More positions can be found at the New Balance website.

Manager, People & Change — KPMG

KPMG is one of the Big Four accounting organizations. Aside from its financial services, the company is also known for advisory services. The company’s more than 200,000 employees are spread across 154 countries.

KPMG is hiring a Manager in People & Change to work out of the firm’s Boston office. The person hired for this position will be joining KPMG’s consulting practice and will be responsible for leading multiple teams in the active execution of engagements in compliance with delivery standards. In addition, the person will be involved in staff development and practice management. Candidates should have at least five years of prior related experience, and an MBA is preferred.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Utilizing technical and industry knowledge to identify complex client issues
  • Building long-term business relationships
  • Participating in business development

The company’s official website has more KPMG jobs available, but require registration.

GBS Strategy Enablement Manager — Bose

Bose was founded in Framingham, Massachusetts, by MIT graduated Amar Bose. Although the company created a sound system in 1966, the company did not take off until it introduced its second system, the Bose 901. Since then, Bose has become well known as an innovator in sound, developing high-quality portable and home audio systems.

Bose is hiring a Strategy Enablement Manager who will work out of the company’s headquarters, which are still located in Framingham. The person hired for this job will join Global Business Services and will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining transactional processes across the company, ensuring standard procedures. By creating these standard processes, the person will help the company to increase efficiency and revenues. Candidates should have at least five years of prior relevant experience, and an MBA is preferred.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating and facilitating annual strategic planning process
  • Implementing various tools
  • Researching best practices and driving enhancement of GBS online profile

Visit the Bose website to learn about this position and others.

Partnership Lead — Bain and Company

Bain and Company is known as one of the big three management companies. The company provides management consulting services to various public, private, and nonprofit firms. Bain and Company is well known for its corporate culture, winning Glassdoor’s “Best Place to Work” award four times, with the most recent being this year.

Bain and Co., based in Boston, has been regarded by Glassdoor as one of the country’s “Best Places to Work” for several years in a row.

Bain is hiring a Partnership Lead to work out of various offices, including its Boston office. The people hired to this position will be responsible for delivering Alliance Partner capabilities into Bain casework and product solutions. They will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a portfolio of Alliance Partners as well as providing guidance and training to junior team members. Candidates should have at least five years of previous relevant experience, and an MBA is preferred.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Running annual full potential review process
  • Educating and training Bain and Alliance Partner audiences
  • Helping build and develop new Alliance Partner relationships

More positions can be found on the Bain website.


About the Author

Jonathan Pfeffer

Jonathan Pfeffer joined the Clear Admit and MetroMBA teams in 2015 after spending several years as an arts/culture writer, editor, and radio producer. In addition to his role as contributing writer at MetroMBA and contributing editor at Clear Admit, he is co-founder and lead producer of the Clear Admit MBA Admissions Podcast. He holds a BA in Film/Video, Ethnomusicology, and Media Studies from Oberlin College.

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