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about Portas

Portas Consulting is the leading management consultancy dedicated to sport and physical activity. We are seeking Business Analyst Interns to help drive our business in the Middle East. 

Following 6 years of growth at a rate of 80% p.a., Portas is positioned for further expansion and we are now looking for exceptional individuals who share our passion to impact society through sport and physical activity. 

Working with governments, sports bodies and corporates, Portas provides independent advice to senior executives on their most critical, urgent and complex challenges in most regions of the world. We combine unrivalled expertise in sport and physical activity with blue chip management consulting credentials. 

Our projects are wide and varied, spanning strategy, organisation, governance, project management and implementation. Recent examples include: creating the National Sport and Physical Activity Policy for Mauritius; developing the Mass Participation strategy for Saudi Arabia; devising a market entry strategy for a global ticketing company; designing strategies and operating models for a number of major UK governing bodies; developing an insight-led organisation for a global sports retailer

Job Description & Summary

As a Business Analyst Intern at Portas, you will have the opportunity to work with senior clients in a way that may not be possible at a larger firm. You will have an opportunity to make a tangible difference in the world of sport. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Own and conduct analysis (e.g., gather knowledge; undertake research; analyse qualitative and quantitative data; draw out insights; synthesise findings)

  • Develop independent sections of client documents and presentations

  • Contribute to team problem-solving (e.g., identify issues; structure the approach; develop recommendations)

  • Interact effectively with clients and experts (e.g. help prepare and conduct interviews and workshops/meetings, build relationships with the client team)

  • Support process management, internal firm-building activities and business development efforts.


We are looking for outstanding individuals from top universities or business schools who fulfill the following requirements:

  • Excellent academic record

  • Strong analytical, quantitative and conceptual problem-solving ability

  • Demonstrated passion for sports and entertainment

  • Self-directed, proactive and entrepreneurial

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to thrive in a team environment

  • Highly proficient in English;

If you are excited by this unique opportunity, please click on the link to apply.

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