Boston Consulting Group
BCG is a global consultancy with 35+ North America offices that partners with business leaders and society to solve industry-defining challenges.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
As a Senior Knowledge Analyst (SKA) within BCG’s Social Impact Practice Area you will work in a growing global team, providing expertise and insights for the Sustainable Finance and Investing (SFI)/ Sustainability topic, supporting financial institutions (FI) globally to accelerate their sustainable finance and investing agenda. Clients covered by the Sustainable Finance & Investing knowledge team include a wide range of actors in financial services including banks, asset managers, private equity firms, pension funds, insurers, and development finance institutions (DFIs).
You will collaborate with BCG case and proposal teams to deliver customized knowledge assets and expert advisory to our clients, in areas including but not limited to: trends in sustainability/climate driven investing and financing, ESG integration in FIs’ operations, research and benchmarking of ESG banking and investment products, research on upcoming ESG regulations worldwide for FIs, ESG data & analytics, sustainable finance commitments and net zero target setting for financial institutions.
In addition, you will support your SFI/Sustainability topic team in developing intellectual property and managing content on internal BCG websites, ensuring availability of latest, high-quality materials. You will also support business development and go-to-market efforts of the SFI/Sustainability topic, as opportunities arise, with research and analysis.
YOU’RE GOOD AT
Applying sustainability and climate strategies and/or ESG data & analytics expertise in the context of the financial sector
Working collaboratively and effectively in a group dynamic often virtual, proficient in agile ways of working
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
Interacting with internal and external stakeholders while working in a global collaborative team environment
Communicating with senior stakeholders, in a credible and confident way
Flexibility and bringing a curious and creative mindset, open to new things and able to propose innovative ideas
Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
1-2+ years of consulting experience in relevant topic required; candidates with consulting experience preferred
In lieu of consulting experience, 2+ years minimum industry experience in the area of sustainable finance, sustainable investing and/or ESG research, candidates with consulting, banking or investor experience preferred; 3-6+ years of industry experience strongly preferred
Bachelor’s Degree required (advanced degree preferred)
Fluency in English
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholder while working in a global collaborative team environment
YOU’LL WORK WITH
Our knowledge and research specialists collaborate with global colleagues across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our clients. Our team is made up of a diverse pool of knowledge and research positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative research 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 have the opportunity to be 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.