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Lead Knowledge Analyst - Payments and Transactions

Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
2 Sep 2022


As a Lead Knowledge Analyst (LKA) within BCG's Payments and Transaction Banking Practice Area, you will collaborate and partner in a growing global team, providing industry and/or functional 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 Payments and Transaction Banking Practice, serving as an active contributor to commercialization efforts for the topic/sector, 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.

Payments and Transaction Banking is one of the fastest growing practices at BCG. We work with all players across the value chain - from Merchants to Issuers - across a broad array of topics. In this role, you will get exposed to the entire waterfront of our work in the practice and get to work with a collegial and growth-oriented team.


  • Solving complex client problems through relevant analytical approaches and customized solutions in Payments/Transaction Banking
  • Driving development and maintenance of knowledge assets e.g. tools, Payments and Transaction Banking Practice 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


  • 3+ years consulting experience in relevant Payments, Transaction Banking, and/or Fintech topics required; candidates with consulting experience preferred
  • 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)
  • Relevant expertise in Payments/Transaction Banking
  • Fluency in English; other European languages beneficial
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to interact with internal and external stakeholder while working in a global collaborative team environment


As 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.


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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  • Job Reference: 702908991-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Boston Consulting Group
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent