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Lead Knowledge Analyst - Aerospace and Defense

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

WHAT YOU'LL DOAs a Lead Knowledge Analyst (LKA) within BCG's Industrial Goods Practice Area, you will collaborate and partner in a growing global team, providing industry expertise and insights. You will work together with case and proposal teams to provide knowledge assets, analysis and expert advisory. You'll serve as a thought partner and content expert to case teams and topic/sector leaders, helping structure and solve complex issues.

Additionally, as an LKA you will drive development of intellectual property and knowledge assets to support the aerospace & defense business, serving as an active contributor to commercialization efforts, whilst working with business leaders to drive proposals & go-to-market efforts. You may line manage a team of junior colleagues, taking responsibility for their goal setting, ongoing feedback and career development support.

The Aerospace & Defense (A&D) industry is facing increasing customer expectations, product complexity and cost. The importance of sustainment and modernization for defense customers is growing. The space sector is entering an era of disruption and new business models. OEMs are searching for new approaches to drive development and production costs down and to address a larger share of the value pool through vertical integration and new service offerings. Digitalization and sustainability create opportunities to challenge A&D industry paradigms.YOU'RE GOOD AT

  • Solving complex client problems through relevant analytical approaches and customized solutions
  • Driving development and maintenance of knowledge assets e.g. tools, sector materials, based on different client contexts
  • Communicating with senior stakeholders, demonstrating the ability to engage your audience effectively
  • Managing a portfolio of projects, with strong awareness of business priorities and commercial impact
  • Training, coaching, and mentoring junior team members
  • Working in an ever changing and complex environment, and comfortable with ambiguity and navigating a fast-paced environmentYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
    • Expertise in the aerospace & defense sector
    • 3+ years of consulting experience
    • In lieu of consulting experience, 4+ years minimum industry experience required; 6-10+ years of industry experience strongly preferred
    • Bachelor's Degree required (advanced degree preferred)
    • Fluency in English
    • U.S. citizenship required
    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholder while working in a global collaborative team environmentYOU'LL WORK WITHAs a Lead 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.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThe 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.

      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.

Keywords: Boston Consulting Group, Germantown , Lead Knowledge Analyst - Aerospace and Defense, Professions , Washington, Maryland

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