Knowledge Analyst – Post Merger Integration

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£36,000
Posted
12 Sep 2018
Closes
10 Oct 2018
Sectors
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title: Knowledge Analyst – Post Merger Integration

Location: London

Wage: £36,000

Work Pattern: Monday – Friday

EmployerThe Boston Consulting Group

Duration: Permanent

Date advert posted: 12 September 2018    

Closing date10 October 2018

 

Function

The Knowledge Team works in close collaboration with the consulting teams & other groups within our firm to help acquire, retrieve, organise & analyse the knowledge that enables BCG to deliver superior business value for its clients. Our role is to be a trusted partner & catalyst for all parts of BCG in facilitating the development of knowledge as a core competitive advantage & building our firm's reputation as a global leader in business consulting. Ultimately, our efforts create a firm‐wide culture of knowledge sharing & collaboration.

The Post Merger Integration (PMI) Practice Area is one of BCG’s largest topics & fastest growing Practices. It has grown 20% CAGR in the past five years & the team has expanded rapidly. PMI interfaces closely with the Industry & Functional PAs & have an important mandate with respect to content development, go-to-market, team building & marketing.

Role Summary

We are seeking a strong candidate to fill a Knowledge Analyst role within the BCG PMI Knowledge Team. In this role, you will work closely with PMI Knowledge Team members to provide consultants with analysis, tools, materials & expert contacts, thereby assisting consultants with invaluable insight into specific client issues.

As a Knowledge Analyst, you will provide know-how about the Post Merger Integration to Regional, European & Global teams. You will act as an expert & perform complex research & analysis for case & project teams, managing complex proprietary benchmarks & tools. Furthermore, your tasks will include participating in & managing complex analysis projects under the guidance of senior PMI consulting & KT staff.

  • Work with case teams on expert research & delivers original analysis & insights
  • Provide thought partnership & expert source know-how to case & topic/sector teams
  • Share topic/sector insights & points of view more broadly within the firm
  • Gain expertise by conducting interviews at the end of a case
  • Contribute to BCG's growing knowledge base
  • Learn the business & build expertise

Position responsibilities

Work with case (and proposal) teams

  • Partners with case teams to identify & address critical knowledge needs
  • Provides customised knowledge for client work, prepares accurate, well developed materials
  • Delivers original analysis & insights to case team
  • Supports development of proposal/selling documents
  • With guidance from senior PMI Knowledge Team, identifies right expert & connects him/her with requestor
  • Liaises with DRS to ensure that requests for expertise are addressed by KT & appropriate research is delivered
  • With consultants, collects, synthesises, analyses case team learning & inputs into new knowledge products (vignettes, experience)

Work with PMI Practice Area leaders & Experts

  • Monitor M&A deal flow & alert the team for actions
  • Identifies gaps in PMI knowledge & develop new PMI-knowledge products
  • Support development of Training & e-learning modules
  • Contributes to development of new proprietary databases & tools
  • Contributes to PA intellectual capital development projects
  • Contributes to content development for PA meetings & trainings
  • Regularly reviews knowledge products & ensures they are updated

Work with Knowledge teams of other Industry & Functional PAs

  • Collaborate with industry, sector & functional Knowledge teams to supply most relevant knowledge to consulting teams
  • Coordinate & contributes to development of industry specific PMI knowledge products

Job requirements

Education & experience

  • 2+ years of work experience relevant to mergers & acquisitions and research – mandatory
  • Master’s degree in Finance or Economics - mandatory
  • Relevant experience working in a matrixed environment within a global professional services firm - mandatory

Key competencies

  • Solid analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills both written & verbal
  • Strong work ethic & service-mentality
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge in mergers & acquisitions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborative, team player
  • Ability to work with senior leaders effectively

Apply

Interested applicants may apply by uploading a covering letter & CV directly to the website

Posted: 12 September 2018     Closing: 10 October 2018

Please note that this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above & that the job scope & responsibilities are subject to change.

The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under law, where applicable.

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