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Join Bluefield in the Future of Water

Interested in making a difference and helping organizations identify and address strategic opportunities in water?

Bluefield Research is actively seeking thought leaders, globally, for a range of positions in sales, marketing, consulting, and research.

We are an independent insight and advisory firm providing global analysis of water markets and strategies to empower executives and key decision makers to make more informed business decisions. Learn more about us, our team, and our clients.

Bluefield’s dedicated water insight business is a great place to expand your skills and become a thought leader in a rapidly changing environment.

Senior Analyst, Corporate Water Sustainability

Summary: In the wake of climate concerns, operating risks, and brand awareness, companies across a range of industry verticals are taking water more seriously. As such, consumer product companies (e.g., Beauty & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, IT) and heavy industries (e.g., mining, power) are setting more ambitious water efficiency goals through dedicated strategies. “Going green” [or “going blue”] is proving to be beneficial to the corporate bottom line. Advanced water management has an increasing impact on companies’ financials and branding.

The Corporate Sustainability Analyst will play a key role across Bluefield’s product offerings, with responsibility for leading research and analysis on the emerging trends and factors influencing corporate water management, globally.

If you want to become an expert in water and show off your skills, Bluefield is the perfect landing spot.

Become a thought leader in corporate sustainability:

  • Lead the research and analysis, including written reports, presentations, forecast models, and client workshops, for industry stakeholders.
  • Analyze corporate water strategies and ESG trends impacting market development- partnerships, project announcements, technology adoption…etc.
  • Demonstrate to clients and team members a knowledge and expertise in the analysis of the water sector, water management solutions (e.g. technology business models), and overall market opportunities.
  • Support Sales, Marketing, and Consulting teams with your insights and perspectives gleaned from the news, conversations, and colleagues.
  • Build and maintain project databases, ownership profiles, incentive policies, financing deals, and technology deployment, including development of online dashboards.
  • Maintain industry profile through speaking opportunities and other participation in industry forums.

Leverage your education, skills, and experience for professional growth:

  • Undergraduate degree required; business degree is a benefit for analyzing company financials and strategies.
  • 2-5 years relevant experience, within the sustainability consulting, water, energy, or market research.
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with databases helpful.
  • Experience with Tableau, Qlik, Sisense…etc., preferred
  • A keen attention to detail and highly effective organization skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Flexible to travel fro client meetings and conferences… once the pandemic subsides.

Benefits:

  • Healthcare insurance reimbursement
  • Vacation (three weeks)
  • Paid time off (sickness and health)
  • Public holidays (8-10)
  • 401k investment plan
  • Upward mobility in a start-up culture that allows for potential a role in management with demonstrated success
  • The compensation package (base salary, plus performance related pay) will be commensurate with experience.
  • Our team is spread around the globe, even before the pandemic. Given the concentration of team members in Boston and Barcelona, the benefits to being in these locations are strong and preferred. More important is accountability and fit with our team culture.

Please submit cover letter and resume to careers@bluefieldresearch.com. Please be sure to include the position in the subject line.

Only qualified candidates will receive a response.

Digital Strategies Analyst, Water Industry

Summary: The global water sector is undergoing a significant transformation, headlined by the increasing adoption of more innovative digital solutions to optimize the management of aging infrastructure assets, workforces, and operations. This shift towards an internet-of-things approach is attracting new players like Big Tech firms, telecoms, and investors seeking to carve out positions alongside a deep roster of established hardware, software and services providers.

For these reasons, Bluefield is seeking a tech-savvy, visionary thinker wanting to research, analyze and lead industry decisions based on the emerging trends that will shape tomorrow’s opportunities in digital water. The Analyst will play a leading role on Bluefield’s team and be responsible for guiding clients on the changes in market environments, growth trends, and company strategies related to digital transformation within the water sector – with a global focus on market developments in the North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America regions.   

Guide companies and utilities as a subject matter expert in digital water:

  • Lead a steady level of deliverable output to clients, including written reports, presentations, forecast models, and client workshops.
  • Initiate, write and produce regular executive briefings, PowerPoint presentations and market forecasts, while becoming an expert in this growing field.
  • Build and maintain project databases, company profiles, financing deals, and technology deployment, including development of online dashboards.
  • Understand the key building blocks of digital strategies – including underlying infrastructure, software integration, and business cases related to specific technologies.
  • Analyze the water supply chain and trends impacting market development- M&A, partnerships, project announcements, technology adoption.
  • Support the research demands of Bluefield’s other research groups and consulting practice as a subject matter expert.
  • Demonstrate to clients and team members a knowledge and expertise in the analysis of the water sector, water technology, and overall market opportunities.
  • Interact with clients on an ongoing basis to provide market research, competitive analysis, and strategy support.
  • Support Sales and Marketing teams in client and prospect meetings.
  • Build an professional industry profile through speaking opportunities at conferences and company board meetings.

Show off your education, skills, and experience:

  • Undergraduate degree, required.
  • 2-5 years relevant experience, within the IT, telecoms, water, energy, infrastructure, or market research fields.
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with databases helpful.
  • Experience with Tableau, Qlik, Sisense…etc. preferred
  • A keen attention to detail and highly effective organization skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to conduct desk-based primary research, including interviews with key industry stakeholders unfamiliar with Bluefield Research 
  • Flexible to travel once the pandemic subsides.
  • English fluency, other languages a plus.
  • Bluefield will consider candidates in North America, Europe, Australia.

Benefits:

  • Healthcare insurance reimbursement
  • Vacation (three weeks)
  • Paid time off (sickness and health)
  • Public holidays (8-10)
  • 401k investment plan
  • Upward mobility in a start-up culture that allows for potential a role in management with demonstrated success
  • The compensation package (base salary, plus performance related pay) will be commensurate with experience.
  • Our team is spread around the globe, even before the pandemic. Given the concentration of team members in Boston and Barcelona, the benefits to being in these locations are strong and preferred. More important is accountability and fit with our team culture.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to: careers@bluefieldresearch.com

Only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up

Internship, Water Industry (Winter/Spring 2022)

Summary: The Bluefield internship focuses on supporting our insight service clients though data and trend analysis, developing reports and presentations for clients, and being part of a team. This is an excellent and proven opportunity for candidates seeking to build their knowledge and experience in the global water markets. It is also a valuable entry-point into full-time employment.

Forge a new path in the rapidly changing water landscape:

  • Build-out and maintain project and company databases
  • Interact with industry players and government agencies to identify key data inputs and market perspectives to support strategy discussions
  • Initiate and produce PowerPoint presentations
  • Demonstrate to research team members a growing knowledge and expertise of the water sector, water technology, and market opportunities
  • Build an understanding of the regulatory, technology and competitive landscape of the water industry and the development market

Show off your interests, skills, and experiences:

  • Required Education – Undergraduate or Graduate degree, candidates Accepted
  • Experience: Preferred 1-2 years experience in written research and analysis in the water, energy, or other infrastructure sector
  • The position will be located in our Boston office. We do not transfer candidates and have a strong preference for those already located in the Boston area
  • Valid work visa
  • Fluent English. Other major language are a plus
  • The position will be located in our Boston office or somewhere on zoom.
  • We do not transfer candidates and have a preference for those already located in the Boston area.

Please submit cover letter and resume to careers@bluefieldresearch.com. Please be sure to include the position in the subject line. Only qualified candidates will receive a response.

Applied Research Consultant, Water Industry

Summary: The Consultant position supports Bluefield’s consulting practice by collecting, analyzing, and presenting data trends and market shifts across the water industry for a specific project scope. This opportunity, which is project-based, is ideal for those seeking to build their knowledge and develop expertise in global water and business strategies.

Navigate global water strategies and competitive landscapes:

  • Get up to speed on client-focused scope to support Bluefield team with data collection, analysis, and presentations
  • Develop clear research and forecasting methodologies that can be applied to market sizings and outlooks.
  • Develop and maintain a strong level of curiosity about the regulatory, technology, and competitive drivers influencing the global water industry
  • Interact with industry players via primary research activities to identify key data inputs and market perspectives to support strategy discussions
  • Demonstrate a knowledge and expertise of the water sector, water technology, and market opportunities within project framework during workshops and client meetings
  • Think outside the box to deliver thought provoking insights to colleagues and clients

Show off your education, skills, and experience.

  • Undergraduate degree; a Graduate Degree is a benefit
  • 2-5 years relevant experience, within the water, infrastructure, or market research sectors is preferred
  • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); experience with database platforms such as Tableau, Sisense, PowerBI is a benefit
  • A keen attention to detail and highly effective organization skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Fluent English and at least one other language is preferred
  • Willingness to work on a flexible project-to-project basis – Our most successful team members work

Please submit cover letter and resume (Pdf preferred) to careers@bluefieldresearch.com. Please be sure to include the position title in the subject line.

Only qualified candidates will receive a response.

Interested?

Bluefield’s dedicated water insight business is a great place to expand your skills and become a thought leader in a rapidly changing environment.