Shipping Benchmark Analyst




Europe & The Middle East


Corporate development & finance


Transportation, travel & tourism

About Us

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Practice Area Profile

BCG’s Industrial Goods practice serves four broad industrial segments: Automotive & Mobility, Engineered Products & Infrastructure, Materials & Process Industries, and Transportation & Logistics. We help companies in these sectors think beyond the limits of their traditional business models, choose where and how they should add value, and reorganize to defend themselves against new threats and explore new opportunities.

Role Profile


BCG’s Shipping Benchmarking Initiative (SBI) provides the world’s leading shipping companies with the most comprehensive and actionable benchmarks in the shipping industry. By monitoring their performance against competitors and peer groups, SBI helps shipping companies achieve a new level of cost transparency and identify root causes behind variations in their performance.


As a Shipping Benchmark Analyst with our SBI team, your key responsibilities will primarily be:

  • Overseeing the different benchmarks’ preparation and stringent quality control
  • Setting up guidelines and procedures that ensure an orderly handling of clients’ data
  • Exploring innovative ways to present the benchmarks’ results, e.g., by using advanced analytical tools
  • Promoting the use of the benchmarks’ data and insights across BCG shipping cases and facilitating global teaming


* Please note that this role is not a consultancy one as is typical at BCG

Your Qualifications

  • You hold at least a Master’s degree in e.g. Mathematics, Economics, Business, Computer Science or similar
  • You are self-driven, have a high level of engagement, thrive in a dynamic and intense working environment, and have no problem performing under pressure and meeting tight deadlines
  • You have a stellar quantitative and qualitative analytical toolbox
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools, especially Excel is a must

Team: Shipping Benchmark Initiative

Location: Copenhagen

Reports to: Sara el-Wali

Position: Full-Time

Start date: Preferably November 1st, 2018

Application Deadline: October 1st, 2018, however candidates will be reviewed and interviewed on an ongoing basis

For more information please contact Sara el-Wali on

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