Sr. Analyst, Water Industry

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Job type
Full Time
Boston Metro
Location (City)
Job category
Professional Services
Water Technology
Job intro

Bluefield Research is seeking a dynamic person wanting to take a leading role in water analysis for the U.S. and Canada markets. In this pivotal role, the person will be responsible for guiding a team of water experts in delivering market-leading insights and real-time support to an expanding roster of clients. 

Our research team, known for producing high-quality, data-backed research in a rapidly changing environment– shaped by climate, competitive strategies, and policies– is looking for someone with a combination of strong industry insights, leadership capabilities, and an insatiable curiosity about markets and business strategies.

This is a great opportunity to be a thought leader in a business-to-business environment, backed by a unique product (i.e., market data & insights) for companies focusing on a critically important industry (i.e., municipal and industrial water, wastewater, and stormwater management). After all, the World Economic Forum has linked water to 9 of 10 worst global risks, so the opportunity is real.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Become a thought leader in water

  • Team Leadership: Guide and support a team of analysts to consistently deliver high-quality reports, presentations, and client workshops.
  • Market Analysis: Monitor market trends and developments influencing critical analyses of industry trends, outcomes, sensitivities, and potentially disruptive factors across the municipal and industrial markets.
  • Client Support: Provide day-to-day support to corporate insight clients, ensuring maximization of our products, including alignment of deliverables with and client workflows and needs.
  • Project Management: Develop and lead transparent project plans that consider timelines, resource allocations, and potential challenges. Most importantly, take ownership to ensure that the respective team members stay on course.
  • Collaboration: Cultivate a positive and collaborative work environment that encourages open communication, mutual respect, and a shared sense of purpose among team members.
  • Sales Support: Collaborate with the sales team to engage prospective clients, promoting Bluefield’s offerings. This includes client workshops, webinars, speaking engagements, and associated travel. 
  • Industry Engagement: Build and maintain relationships with existing and prospective clients, identifying opportunities for new business and revenue growth.

Show off your skills and experience:

  • Five years of relevant experience, demonstrating a solid understanding of water, energy, infrastructure, or market research fields.
  • Proficiency in data management languages (e.g., R, Python, MySQL) is preferred.
  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, Qlik, Sisense) is preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and effective organizational skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility to travel for client meetings, conferences, and sales trips.
  • Native English speaker: proficiency in other languages is a plus.

The Basics:

  • College or University degree required; Graduate degree (e.g., MBA) preferred.
  • Experience in start-up company culture is preferred.
  • U.S. Citizenship or Work Visa required.
  • The position is Boston-based, requiring in-office work.


  • Comprehensive healthcare insurance, including dental and vision.
  • Three weeks of vacation plus public holidays.
  • Paid time off for illness.
  • ~12 public holidays.
  • 401k investment plan with matching.
  • Opportunities for upward mobility in a start-up culture.

Compensation: The compensation package (base salary plus performance-related pay) will be commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume (PDF) to Please include the position title in the subject line.

Note: Only candidates located or willing to be in Boston will be considered.

Only qualified candidates will receive a response.

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