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Consultant Commodity Trading (all genders) - BCG Platinion



Do you want to turn the challenges of digitalization into the commodity trading solutions of the future? Join us, at BCG Platinion, in tackling the core IT issues of leading global commodity trading companies. Deploy customized solutions, platforms, architectures, strategies, and organizations to leverage the digital potential of our customers and drive innovation. Add your individual strengths to our unique team, which is always there to support you. Together with the Boston Consulting Group and our clients, we turn digital visions into reality. Be a core part of our best-in-class global commodity trading and risk management network making a real difference for our clients

As a Consultant Commodity Trading, you will be working directly with our clients and our colleagues from The Boston Consulting Group on projects to unlock additional value from asset-backed trading strategies, to build new or improved trading capabilities and solutions or solve their modernization and digitalization problems. You will help to analyze requirements, define target landscapes and trading IT organizations, help to manage their implementation programs and to develop their capabilities.


Shape the world of tomorrow

  • Providing expert support to our clients in the energy industry with a particular focus on  commodity trading; from requirements analysis, to target architecture definition, to solution implementation
  • Ensuring fit between business concepts and artefacts to be implemented within delivery teams (e.g., use case detailing, capability mapping, requirements engineering, process design, data domains and flow analysis)
  • Taking hands-on ownership in the successful implementation of specific energy solutions, including Commodity/Energy Trading and Risk Management (CTRM/ETRM), portfolio management, market access, market data, forecasting, scheduling and logistics solutions as well as digital data platforms and value measurement and optimization tools
  • Help managing transformation programs by coordinating implementation activities and by providing guidance to the delivery teams (e.g., business analysts, developers, QAs)
  • Enhancing delivery quality by providing input on methodological approaches to delivery teams based on solution expertise and experience in the commodity trading industry

This is how you can make a difference

  • Above-average completion of a degree in computer science, (business) informatics, business administration, energy engineering, international trade or another related field
  • You have at least 2 years of relevant experience in the context of implementation programs pre-dominantly in the commodity trading industry, e.g., working for a vendor, consulting company or commodity trading company
  • You collected demonstrable experience working in teams of business analysts, developers and QAs, in projects/programs that span multiple work streams and/or sub-projects
  • You have hands-on technical knowledge in the design, implementation and configuration of industry-leading commodity trading solutions, e.g., ETRM systems such as Endur, Allegro Horizon, RightAngle, Deltix or Beacon
  • You have a basic end-to-end understanding of commodity trading systems landscapes, including core systems and corresponding capability footprint, interfaces, and recent developments in data landscapes
  • You command exceptional analytical and conceptual skills but with a strong client and result orientated attitude
  • You are fluent in English and German (written and spoken)
  • Team spirit and good communication skills, as well as the ability working in a team towards a common goal complete your profile

How you can grow with us

We guarantee constant new development incentives in an open and rewarding work environment. You'll face challenges every day together with a dedicated team of talented colleagues. Individual training offerings and a culture of open feedback will provide the framework you need to explore and perfect your own strengths. Our modern structures enable you to stay focused. This includes easy travel booking, our excellent back-office support and a comprehensive Knowledge Center. With our regular office Fridays and legendary events, we cultivate a strong and close team network from which you will also profit beyond your case work. 

Become a part of our team

BCG Platinion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified applicants regardless of ethnic and social background, age, gender, sexual identity, religion, ideology or disability.

Apply now with your CV, an informative project list and all relevant references via our online portal or contact Marlene Knöbel (+49 221 58958-555) if you have any questions.

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