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Senior Knowledge Analyst - Organization Design & Operating Model

Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
9 Sep 2022


As a Senior Knowledge Analyst (SKA) in a Client Focused role inside BCG's People and Organization (POP) Practice Area with a focus on the Organization Design & Operating Model topic, you will work in a growing global team, delivering value to clients via individual expertise and institutionalized knowledge assets (products, tools, workshops, and other domain-specific accelerators). You will serve as content expert and advisor to case teams and topic/sector leaders, helping to structure and solve complex client issues around Organization Design & Operating Model efforts. While contributing to client cases, workshops and proposals, occasional travel to serve clients onsite during staffing assignments is expected to understand client requirements, and design / develop solutions.

Internally, you will also support commercialization efforts for the topic/sector working, in conjunction with business leaders, through contributing analysis and insights to proposals, building workshops or knowledge sharing sessions, and developing marketing materials. Additionally, as a Senior Knowledge Analyst, you will contribute to developing intellectual property & assets for the business and progressively assist in onboarding and training junior colleagues based on your topic/sector expertise.


  • Solving client problems through formulating and presenting relevant research and/or analytical approaches in change management, culture, or business transformation
  • Managing and successfully delivering many initiatives with multiple milestones in a client setting
  • Building client-ready deliverables In Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Communicating with senior stakeholders, in a credible and confident way
  • Collecting, synthesizing, and analyzing case team learnings and outputs to develop new proprietary knowledge assets
  • Working collaboratively and effectively in a group dynamic often virtual, proficient in agile ways of working
  • Flexibility and bringing a curious and creative mindset, open to new things and able to propose innovative ideas
  • Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity, independently managing work products to meet agreed upon deadlines and expectations


  • 2+ years of consulting experience in Organization Design & Operating Model topics strongly preferred
  • In lieu of consulting experience, 3+ years minimum industry experience required, with 3-5+ years of industry experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree with high academic achievement; advanced degree preferred
  • Expertise in relevant topics, including leadership, communications and engagement, culture, program management, wellbeing, and behavioral science
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong business acumen and problem-solving capabilities
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholders while working in a global collaborative team environment


As a Client Focused KT, you will work face to face with clients and with BCG Project Leaders, Associates and Consultants. In the period between cases, 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 a diverse pool of knowledge positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative challenges to make a global impact for the firm and our clients.


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.

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.

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  • Job Reference: 708022561-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Boston Consulting Group
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent