Knowledge Analyst-Growth & Innovation Analytics
Company: Boston Consulting Group
Posted on: November 23, 2021
WHAT YOU'LL DO
As a Knowledge Analyst (KA) within BCG's Center for Growth &
Innovation Analytics, CFS Practice Area, you will work in a growing
global team, providing functional expertise, original analyses,
thought partnership and insights, working together with BCG case
and proposal teams to deliver customized knowledge assets and
expert advisory. You will execute and coordinate complex research
and analysis requests across regions, with a focus on patent/IP
analytics, scientific papers, funding, and networks (e.g.,
benchmarking, usage of practice proprietary tools, conducting
Intellectual Prop. or networks related research and analysis on
relevant industries or companies). Deliver original analysis and
insights to consulting team and provide thought partnership.
In addition, you will support with guidance from senior colleagues,
your topic/sector in developing intellectual property & knowledge
assets and managing content on internal BCG websites, ensuring
availability of latest, high-quality content. You will also support
business development and go-to-market efforts of the topic
business, as opportunities arise, contributing research and
analysis to marketing efforts.
BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we
continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple
career paths for the world's best talent to have a real impact on
business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from
the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we
are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work,
and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you
in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible-and
unlocking your potential to advance the world.
The Corporate Finance & Strategy Practice is one of BCG's
functional practice areas. The CFS practice develops-and
commercializes-fresh and practical perspectives on the critical
strategic challenges confronting our clients: developing the right
corporate strategy, managing assets, driving growth, fostering
innovation, and achieving sustainability. We also seek to enhance
the corporate strategy proficiency of both our clients and our
YOU'RE GOOD AT
--- Applying topic expertise when contributing to building and
deploying a product/tool/data, taking different client contexts
--- Strong, proven analytical and conceptual capabilities. A
curious frame of mind, asking the right questions, ability to
tolerate and move beyond ambiguity are important attributes.
--- High work ethic, client-service-excellence mindset, and ability
to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple parallel
tasks is a key trait in individuals that succeed in this role.
--- Working collaboratively and effectively in a group dynamic
often virtual, proficient in agile ways of working
--- Communicating with senior stakeholders, being credible and
--- Framing, structuring, and sharing intellectual property, with
the ability to write clearly and concisely
--- Working creatively and analytically in a time-limited,
--- 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 across
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
--- Bachelor's or Master's Degree (preferred) with high academic
achievement required, particularly in areas of chemistry,
engineering, computer science, applied math/physics, or life
--- 1-3 years' of work experience with IP knowledge/ research, IP
analytics, data science or consulting experience.
--- Prior experience or background in IP/ patent research,
technology transfer, or patent analytics is desirable.
--- Expert knowledge of Excel, Access, network visualization and
analysis tools (e.g. Giphy, others), social network/ sentiment
analysis and/or basic programming capabilities (Python, R) will be
an added asset.
--- Strong analytical skills, ability & desire to work with large
datasets and demonstrated attention to detail.
YOU'LL WORK WITH
As a 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
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