Consultant – Energy, India

[Location : India]

[Experience : 3+ Years]

Job Summary:

In a fast-changing and uncertain world, the right insights make the difference between seizing an opportunity and missing it entirely. Kline Energy helps energy and mobility clients across the world win in the market through timely advisory services following an agile, client-first organization.

Our Consultant position will see you unlock trapped value and uncover deep perspectives on the energy and lubricant industry value chain for our clients. In this role, you will find yourself engaging in client discussions to solve complex business problems, analyze key issues, and develop effective solutions.

The Opportunity:

Kline recognizes the power of knowledge to anticipate change, unlock value and drive growth. As an Energy consultant, you will combine strong analytical skills and a strategic mindset with real-world perspectives driven by an understanding of client issues and broader marketplace drivers. You will be presented with the opportunity to connect and collaborate across our global network of Knowledge Analysts along with our Industries and Service Lines business network to further strengthen the quality of your insights.

Our Consultants work closely with the Energy Managers/Directors to support clients and other senior stakeholders, providing thought-provoking insights to help Kline’s clients proactively identify new business opportunities and risks. Over time, you will develop expertise in a specific area and drive research and development of new knowledge, as well as contribute to broader knowledge development and proprietary assets. Additionally, you will contribute as an active member of the global energy community and develop relationships around the globe to build on your knowledge and provide support to the broader network as needed.

Key Aspects of the Role:

  • Engaging with client teams and Kline leaders to provide commercial and provocative perspectives on the issues, challenges, and opportunities that our clients in the industry face
  • Co-creating insights beyond publicly available information, interacting with industry members and external networks to build proprietary data sets and evidence for differentiated points of view
  • Providing strong insights using various data analytic/modelling techniques to uncover meaningful insights for our client
  • Building solid analysis and insights for client engagements, utilizing secondary and primary research methodologies
  • Leading/Contributing to the delivery of strategic and complex projects, often working virtually across teams in different geographies
  • Developing a credible internal brand to become recognized within Kline as a subject matter expert for the business
  • Participating in client meetings, and assisting in business development activities
  • Collaborating with colleagues to proactively alert stakeholders regarding changes among key clients and competitors, and assessing the impact of those changes on internal strategies and plans
  • Acting as a role model within Kline, championing the use of Kline know-how and methodologies, and positively influencing change by leading by example; championing knowledge-sharing behaviors; connecting people; encouraging enterprise-wide sharing; and appropriately leveraging and reusing existing collateral

Key Requirements:


  • MBA/Master’s degree or postgraduate qualification is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemistry, or related-science and applicable relevant work experience can also be considered.


  • Minimum experience of three years in strategy, business analysis, market research, management consulting, or business performance, advising organizations in the energy industry
  • Strong experience of conducting comprehensive secondary (public and paid databases) and primary research on various industries, macro developments, and regions
  • Data modelling and financial modelling proficiency required; comfortable working with huge datasets
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and conceptual problem-solving skills, combined with a strong business acumen
  • Capability of putting individual projects/initiatives into a “big picture” context and credible experience working in a fast-moving, client-centric environment
  • Proficiency in English with well-structured oral and written communications skills; ability to explain difficult concepts in a clear, concise, and graphic-rich style using appropriate analytics and visualization tools
  • Ability to take ownership of delivering customized projects with certain degree of autonomy
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint, is absolutely essential
  • Knowledge of data analytics/visualization tools, such as Power BI and Tableau, and statistical (including forecasting) techniques, such as PCA, regression, and cluster analysis, would be a plus

About Kline & Company:

Kline Management Consulting combines leading functional capabilities with deep industry expertise to help resolve a wide range of issues faced by our clients in a variety of industries, including petroleum, chemicals and materials, consumer products, and life sciences. We operate in a global footprint across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific and have the ability to assemble teams that have the optimum blend of local and global experience and insights. Whether supporting business growth initiatives, market entry strategies, manufacturing competitiveness, or pricing and margin management, we develop practical solutions founded on solid data, robust analysis, data analytics, creative and strategic thinking, and close collaboration with client teams. We then work with our clients to ensure a seamless transition to implementing the results.

Kline & Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in a supportive work environment.

This position is currently home-office/remote-based but will eventually be based out of Kline’s India offices in either Hyderabad or Gurgaon.

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