Research Associate
Boston Consulting Group
Madrid, Spain
hace 4 días


As a Research Analyst within BCG's Data & Researcher Services team, you would provide secondary research in support of proposals, client cases, and business or IP development initiatives, with specialization in Consumer / retail related topics.

You will be responsible for delivering on variety of requests through the day.

  • The environment is fast paced and may need you to connect with the customers from the consulting and knowledge teams to refine / understand the scope, devise an appropriate approach;
  • package and deliver to the satisfaction of the customer. There is opportunity for you to grow and learn in an apprenticeship culture where you can quickly build and expand your research knowledge base to the next level.


    Developing topic knowledge and industry expertise

  • You will manage various research requests with a high-level accuracy and organization, primarily on a key consumer / retail topic you have a strong interest in
  • You will be required to understand request objectives focussed on consumer / retail and proactively suggest most appropriate and efficient research approach to senior DRS team members and customers, as appropriate
  • You will evaluate our source quality and data accuracy, and proactively help to identify and raise research-related issues
  • Customer and team orientation

  • You will engage in thought partnership with consulting teams and knowledge teams to understand, scope and deliver accurate, timely and relevant data and information
  • You will be coaching Research Associates and outsourcing partners, as well as delivering data quality analysis with them
  • Utilization and development of tools and technology

  • Along with collecting, summarizing and synthesizing relevant data and information into appropriate, concise, timely and highly effective output, you are proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • With guidance, you will develop tools, resources and trainings within consumer sources and topics, you will be contributing to knowledge capture and documentation
  • Using your strong analytical thinking, you will provide advanced synthesis, and develop deep expertise in specialized research tools, databases and sources
  • Working flexibly in in a fast-paced environment

  • In addition to being intellectually curious and being able to work in a fast-paced, deadline focused environment, you can identify practical, timely and innovative research approaches

  • 2-4+ years relevant working experience, with some specialization in consumer or retail topics
  • Bachelor’s degree with strong preference to business, economics, engineering, and sciences
  • Excellent English; Spanish and fluency in another major European language (French, or German)

    Our knowledge and research specialists collaborate with global colleagues across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our clients.

    Our team is made up of a diverse pool of knowledge and research positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative research careers


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