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Senior Knowledge Analyst - Education

Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group

New Delhi, Delhi, India
Posted on Monday, April 1, 2024


We are looking for a Senior Knowledge Analyst (SKA) in a Client Focused role to help deliver and execute on social impact projects with expertise in delivering large scale high impact education projects based out of India. You will collaborate and partner in a growing local and global team, providing industry expertise and insights for specific education topics across the spectrum including Early Childhood Education (ECE), K-12, Skilling, and Higher education. You will serve as a topic expert and engage with clients to deliver specific modules, help project teams ramp up with sector specific knowledge, and structure complex project research needs.

You will be primarily staffed on client projects in a deep engagement model as a member of the project team, utilizing unique knowledge assets and providing thought partnership on your development topic area (education), including
  • Engaging with junior/mid-level clients and closely working with them to achieve project objectives under the guidance of a Project Leader who frames the interventions within the broader project context
  • Delivering original analysis and customized insights in client projects by leveraging specific experience or knowledge assets (products, tools, data, workshops, frameworks, surveys, domain-specific data and related expertise, etc.)
You will use time between cases for:
  • Productizing and creating IP contributions, e.g. bringing back insights and experiences from project into the specific knowledge asset
  • Education: providing insights to consulting and knowledge teams to nurture the expertise and knowledge within BCG
  • Asset development: helping develop the assets which will help BCG win work in your development topic area (e.g. project references, expressions of interest, proposals etc)


  • Operating comfortably in a client-facing role, managing demanding internal and external clients in a positive, service-oriented way, building strong relationships and demonstrating adaptability to bring value to teams at all stages of business development and case work
  • Working collaboratively and effectively in a group dynamic of local and remote teams around the world
  • Applying deep topic/sector expertise when building and deploying a product/tool/data, taking different client contexts into account
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high capacity for conceptual and strategic/end-to-end thinking
  • Managing and communicating with senior internal stakeholders as well as external clients, demonstrating the ability to present and engage your audience effectively
  • Telling a structured, clear and visually engaging story and creating impactful intellectual property that will build on our knowledge base
  • Prioritizing workload including through transparent discussion with senior stakeholders, operating with autonomy to execute on the planned priorities
  • Working flexibly, in an ever changing and complex environment, bringing a curious and creative mindset, demonstrating an openness and drive for purposing new and innovative ideas, and being comfortable with ambiguity and navigating a fast-paced environment
  • Solid business acumen and commercial mindset


  • Bachelor degree required, advanced degree preferred, with demonstrated high achievement in Education and Skilling sectors
  • 4-6 years of industry experience preferred, and/or 3+ years of donor-funded public sector consulting and business development experience in Education & Skilling sectors
  • Strong project management and implementation experience on Government Projects including BMGF, MSDF, USAID, WB and / or donor funded projects in India
  • Technical expertise in Education & skilling (K-12, Higher Education, TVET etc.) preferably with experience working within government policy and program development or delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (English at proficiency level required)
  • Ability to manage complex stakeholder discussions and work in a fast-paced environment with quick turnaround time
  • Ability to get work done in challenging environment by demonstrating growth mindset and learning adaptability


As a Client Focus Senior Knowledge Analyst, you will collaborate with clients, Consulting teams and Knowledge and Business team employees across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our internal and external clients. At most times during the year you will be part of one or two teams delivering projects for our clients, often based on site with the team.


BCG's Public Sector practice is one of BCG's fastest growing practices. Our Development Impact work collaborates with donors, foundations, NGOs, Governments and the private sector to create sustainable impact for society, nations and businesses, delivering 450+ projects annually. We do this by drawing upon our deep thematic expertise in sectors such as economic development, climate, health, agriculture, DE&I and education; our global capacity of 21,000 staff, including leaders in their field; our in-market knowledge and presence across Africa and Asia, drawing upon our 90 offices worldwide; and our proprietary tools and approaches, with world-leading analytics, digital, change management and capacity building capabilities.