Senior Consultant – Energy, India

[Location : India]

[Experience : 5+ Years]

Job Summary: 

In today’s rapidly evolving and dynamic world, the right insights make a difference. It is the difference between seizing an opportunity and missing out completely. At Kline Energy, we specialize in providing energy and mobility clients across the world with the right insights to succeed in the market. We offer timely advisory services and prioritize a client-first approach, ensuring that our clients have the knowledge and guidance that they need to make informed decisions.

As Senior Consultant at Kline Energy, you will play a pivotal role in unlocking hidden value and gaining a deep understanding of the energy and lubricants industry value chain. Your expertise will be invaluable as you engage in discussions with clients, working collaboratively to solve complex business problems. You will analyze key issues and develop effective solutions that address the specific needs and challenges of our clients.

The Opportunity:

Kline recognizes the potency of knowledge in predicting change, unleashing value, and fostering 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 analysts, along with our business leads to further strengthen the quality of your insights.

Our Senior Consultants work closely with 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 This Role:

  • Developing insights beyond publicly available information, interacting with industry members and external networks to build proprietary data sets and evidence for differentiated points of view
  • Engaging with client teams and Kline business leaders to provide commercial and provocative perspectives on the issues, challenges, and opportunities being faced by our clients in the industry
  • Providing strong insights using various data analytic/modeling techniques to uncover meaningful insights for our client
  • Building solid analysis and insights for client engagements, utilizing secondary and primary research methodologies research
  • 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 other external events/conferences to strengthen Kline’s presence and reputation in the market
  • 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:

  • Education:
  • MBA/Master’s degree or postgraduate qualification and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemistry, or other related sciences. Candidates with a chemical engineering background will be preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree and applicable relevant work experience can also be considered.
  • Experience:
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in management consulting, strategic marketing, industry research and competitive intelligence, or business performance, advising organizations in the energy industry
  • Strong experience in conducting comprehensive secondary (public and paid databases) and primary research in various industries, macro developments, and regions
  • Data modeling and financial modeling proficiency required; comfortability in working with huge datasets and proficient with financial analysis and modeling
  • Prior extensive experience working on price and demand modeling for oil & gas products. Should have a good understanding of interdependencies of various oil products from a demand/supply perspective, pricing algorithms, etc.
  • Familiarity and previous experience of work with any type of Information systems (Bloomberg, Reuters, S&P, FactSet, etc.) and customs data
  • Deep understanding of the applicable domain, strong quantitative and analytical skills, and 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 communication skills; excellent presentation skills combined with the 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 a certain degree of autonomy
  • Ability to work with data analytics/visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, and SQL and statistical (including forecasting) techniques such as PCA, regression, and cluster analysis

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 within a global footprint across the Americas, Europe, 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.

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