Senior Knowledge Analyst - Downstream Oil
Houston, TX 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Your expertise is of vital importance to BCG and our clients. As a Senior Knowledge Analyst, affiliated to the Energy Practice Area, you will be a core member of the Practice working with and for some of the world's top minds in the industry. You will work in a growing global team, bringing specific know-how in the Downstream Oil Topics, with strong analytics skills and sound judgment of the energy sector. You will support the Energy Practice, providing industry expertise and insights, helping case and proposal teams to deliver customized knowledge and expert advisory.

You will play a pivotal role in the growth of our Downstream Oil topic through supporting case execution, business development and Go-To-Market efforts, and intellectual property & product creation. You will also support managing content on internal BCG websites, ensuring availability of latest, high-quality content.

Most of your time will be spent supporting case teams and developing Downstream Oil related content, working side by side with members of different backgrounds. You will dedicate time to further develop and deepen BCG's expertise in these areas, and to support the Energy Practice, BCG Directors and Partners in business development initiatives.

BCG's Energy Practice Area helps companies navigate an increasingly complex business climate. We cover the Oil and Power & Gas sectors, including all "Green Energy" and Social Impact, Climate and Sustainability sectors. We work with the full range of players in the industry: integrated international oil companies (IOCs), national oil companies (NOCs), upstream players, oilfield service companies, refiners, petrochemical producers, and oil trading firms, integrated power and gas utilities, international power producers, renewable specialists, energy wholesalers and retailers, commodity traders, and infrastructure and industry service providers, water utilities and waste-management firms, governments, regulators, industry associations, NGOs, technology companies, OEMs and suppliers to the energy and environment industry, energy-intense heavy industry players.

  • Solving client problems through formulating relevant research and/or analytical approaches
  • Applying topic expertise when contributing to building and deploying a product/tool/data, taking different client contexts into account
  • Working collaboratively and effectively in a group dynamic, often virtual, proficient in agile ways of working
  • Communicating effectively with senior stakeholders, being credible, confident and proactive
  • Framing, structuring, and sharing intellectual property, with the ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Working creatively and analytically in a time-limited, problem-solving environment
  • Flexibility and bring a curious and creative mindset, open for new things and able to propose innovative ideas
  • Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity
  • Interacting with internal and external stakeholders while working in a global collaborative team environment

  • 1-2+ years of consulting experience in the downstream oil space (refining, marketing and/or petrochemicals) required
  • In lieu of consulting experience, 2+ years minimum industry experience required; 3-6+ years of industry experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree with strong academic results preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and a high capacity for conceptual thinking. Ability to develop frameworks for analysis that maximize value added.
  • Proven ability to manage individual and teams' expectations
  • Fluency in English
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholder while working in a global collaborative team environment

As a Senior Knowledge Analyst you will collaborate with global topic leads and colleagues across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our internal and external clients. Our team is made up of a diverse pool of knowledge positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative knowledge careers.
The Knowledge Team (KT) is a group of functional and/or industry experts leveraging deep domain knowledge to enable insight for case teams and clients. KT members are affiliated to BCG Practice Areas, plugged into the strategic agenda and building and deploying leading edge IP data tools/assets to deliver insight.

BCG's Knowledge Team members are staffed on cases and help co-create insights with case teams and clients through expert perspectives on industry trends, delivery of proprietary data or tools in a particular function and complex research and analysis of market information. KT members also support the PA's business development and proposals and help to organize and codify the knowledge that enables BCG to deliver superior business value for its clients.

Effective November 1, 2021, all new US hires must be fully vaccinated (two weeks after receiving the final dose of a WHO-approved COVID19 vaccine) or subject to a religious or medical exemption.

The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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