Energy - Expert Consultant




Europe & The Middle East




Energy & environment

Who We Are

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Practice Area Profile

BCG’s Energy practice helps companies navigate an increasingly complex business climate. The practice covers the Oil & Gas and Power & Utilities sectors. We also have deep knowledge in Energy transition and Sustainability, Energy Trading and Risk Management and Energy Engineering and Services. Our projects typically apply BCG’s core consulting skills in functional areas such as, digitalization, strategy, organisation or performance improvement, but in the distinctive environment of Energy. We also address projects that touch upon more operational or technical challenges, which we deliver through our expert consultants, occasionally partnering with external specialists. We work with the senior leaders of leading international and national oil companies, service providers, utilities, regulators and financial institutions. The Energy Practice has enjoyed rapid and sustained annual growth over several years, representing about 10% of BCG’s global business volume.Worldwide over 300 Partners, Principals and Project Leaders focus in the Energy space, supported by a large group of Energy experienced and trained Consultants and Analysts, many with pre-BCG industry experience. We are well known for our long history of cutting-edge research and thought leadership. Consulting with BCG ensures you work on the biggest issues being tackled by senior management, with a wide variety of experiences across different clients, topics and geographies.

What You'll Do


BCG is looking for Expert Consultants focused on renewable energy technologies to join our Nordic Energy & Climate team to help our clients combat climate change, prepare for a decarbonized world, and realize competitive advantages in a low-carbon economy.

As an Expert consultant, you will play a leading role in the growth of our Green Energy Transition topics with a particular focus on bringing deep expert knowledge in the hydrogen area. You will be vital to BCG’s ability to successfully meet our clients’ demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities within emissions reduction technologies.

We are seeing increasing momentum for low-carbon hydrogen. The EU has set a clear ambition with the hydrogen strategy as part of a net zero ambition, while companies, both incumbents and new, are entering the market. To lead the green energy transition and thrive in a low-carbon economy, our clients need to reimagine the way they do business. That’s where you come in.

On a day to day basis, this will translate to:

  • Jointly working with BCG and client leaders, bringing deep low-carbon technology expertise to the team, on topics such as hydrogen and renewables, that can help clients drive value
  • Supporting case teams who are in need for a deep and hands-on approach for the entirety of the project or at a module level on a selected topic
  • Interacting with client leaders, driving constructive dialogues as well as coaching client teams on fundamentals, opportunities and business cases of different low-carbon technologies for industry, transport, power and buildings.
  • Playing a leading role in the growth of low-carbon technologies through case execution, business development, and intellectual property creation

Build low-carbon technology expertise within BCG and increase BCG’s profile externally by:

  • Creating awareness of BCG expertise and capabilities externally through participating in key industry forums, publications, studies etc.
  • Supporting a continuous development of low-carbon technologies capabilities internally at BCG
  • Developing and improving the methodologies and tools we apply
  • Contributing and developing BCG's intellectual capital

Support business development opportunities by:

  • Providing content expertise on low-carbon technologies topics in business development and proposal contexts

Our Expert Consulting Track (ECT)

The Expert Consulting Track (ECT) is vital to BCG’s ability to successfully meet our clients’ demand for deep expertise and advanced technical capabilities. Experts deliver next-level impact for BCG's most complex and cutting-edge client challenges. Experts focus on developing BCG's thought leadership, commercial capabilities, and intellectual property assets; and their work is essential to our delivery model. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to bring the ‘best of BCG’ to our clients, Experts come from diverse backgrounds, with expertise often gained outside of BCG in industry, academia, or specialized consulting.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

You will bring significant experience in low-carbon technologies and provide expert level knowledge to clients. Additionally, you will preferably have participated or led client engagements in low-carbon technologies, either in consulting or the industry. 

You possess expertise and an overview of low-carbon technologies, including an understanding of market, technology and regulatory trends and know-how to execute strategy and business-build projects, . You enjoy working in a team setting and collaborating with colleagues as well as clients.

In addition, we expect you to have:

  •  ~5+ years of experience working with renewables, low-carbon technologies or climate solutions
  •  A proven track record of both conceptual and quantitative problem-solving, stakeholder engagement and team management
  • Excellent communication, relationship-building, and persuasion skills
  • A team-oriented mindset
  • Driven, hard-working, entrepreneurial, and proactive
  • Able to provide mentorship and embody BCG’s purpose
  • An advanced degree (ideally MSc, MBA or Ph.D.) with strong academic results

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