Lead Knowledge Analyst- Public Sector, Center of Government

Boston Consulting Group
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 02

Position description

As a Lead Knowledge Analyst (LKA) within BCG's Public Sector Practice Area, you will collaborate and partner in a growing global team, providing public sector 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 public sector business, serving as an active contributor to commercialization efforts for the Center of Government topic, whilst working with business leaders to drive proposals & go-to-market efforts. As an LKA, you may line manage a team of junior colleagues, taking responsibility for their goal setting, ongoing feedback and career development support. 

Center of Government topic sits under the bigger umbrella topic of Economic Development, Government Finances, and the Center of Government (EFC). As part of the Center of Government Knowledge Team, you will work on topics pertaining the core aspects of cross government strategy and policy implementation including, but not limited to:

  • Cross-Government Strategy and Policy, e.g. government planning, policy making, cross-government coordination & organization, implementation and delivery oversight
  • Cross-Government Governance and Operations, e.g. people & organization, procurement, IT & digital, operations
  • 21st Century Agenda, e.g. climate change, diversity, international relations & cooperation


  • Solving complex client problems through relevant analytical approaches and customized solutions on topics pertaining the Center of Government / cross-government strategy and policy implementation 
  • Driving development and maintenance of knowledge assets e.g. tools, Public Sector / Center of Government 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 environment


  • Experience working in or with government institutions on cross government strategy and policy implementation topics
  • 4+ years minimum industry experience required; 6-10+ year strongly preferred
  • In lieu of industry experience, 3+ years consulting experience in relevant Center of Government topic required
  • Bachelor's Degree required, advanced degree on Public Administration or Public Policy preferred
  • Expertise in relevant Center of Government / cross-government strategy and implementation topics
  • Fluency in English
  • Outstanding adaptability, interpersonal and communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholder while working in a dynamic global collaborative team environment
  • US citizen


As a Lead Knowledge Analyst, Topic Activation KT, 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. When deployed to client cases, you will work face to face with clients and with BCG Project Leaders, Associates and Consultants.


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 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. 

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