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Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Knowledge Director - Global Advantage

Boston, MA

As a Knowledge Director (KD) within BCG's Global Advantage Practice Area, you will be a key contributor towards the strategic agenda for the Geopolitics and Trade Impact topic. You will grow and deploy a team of 4+ experts to provide value added support to the business and be responsible for team's performance across all KPIs (case billability, quality, content creation, etc.). You will also take ownership for the team's development and career progression.
Additionally, you will directly contribute to cases, proposals, client workshops based upon your own extensive experience in the domain. You will support SATT & Conferences, presenting expertise in meetings & conferences.


Leading problem solving and solutioning for clients and driving towards pragmatic solutions tailored to the business context

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Leading development and commercialization of knowledge and assets e.g. tools, sector/topic materials, in area of expertise

Engaging and communicating with senior stakeholders, demonstrating expert presence and credibility

Leading projects in a highly effective manner, mobilizing team to deliver on business priorities and commercial impact

Acting as a highly effective coach and mentor, guiding team members to achieve goals efficiently and effectively

Working in an ever changing and complex environment, and comfortable with ambiguity and navigating a fast-paced environment


7+ years consulting experience required; candidates with consulting experience preferred

In lieu of consulting experience, 8+ years minimum industry experience required; 12-14+ years of industry experience strongly preferred

Bachelor's Degree required (advanced degree preferred)

Prior academic and/or professional exposure in economics, public/trade policy, international law and/or international relations preferable

A solid working knowledge of geopolitics, trade and foreign direct investment

Skilled in quantitative analysis and modelling, able to distil patterns and insights from data while maintaining a close attention to detail

Experience living and studying in a non-Anglosphere country a plus

Fluency in English; other languages would be advantageous but not required

* Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with and manage internal and external stakeholder while working in a global collaborative team environment

You will join a global team of Geopolitics and Trade experts based in Montreal, Toronto, Boston, Washington DC, Amsterdam, London and Singapore, comprising of BCG partners, consultants, and members of BCG's Knowledge Team. Our team delivers customized knowledge and expertise to BCG clients across a range of industries around the world. We also drive BCG's growing IP around geopolitics and trade, including proprietary tools, publications, background materials, and curated project work ("case work", in BCG parlance).
As a Knowledge Director, 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.

Client-provided location(s): Boston, MA, USA
Job ID: Boston_Consulting_Group-22472BR
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • On-Site Gym
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Four-Day Work Week
  • Office Life and Perks

    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Sabbatical
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • 401(K)
    • Performance Bonus
    • Profit Sharing
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development

    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)