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(Junior) Research Analyst
Who you’ll work with

You'll join our global Knowledge Network team in either Belgrade or Zagreb. Highly preferred location is Zagreb, but we will consider candidates for Belgrade as well. 

Established in 2003, our Balkan office (Belgrade and Zagreb) is a dynamic and growing office within McKinsey's global network, increasingly serving as an experienced and objective counselor to companies already active in the Balkan region as well as companies planning to expand their business here. 

What you’ll do

You will assist local and international consulting teams in sourcing, analyzing and synthesizing information to address specific business issues. 

Together with your research colleagues from around the world, you will conduct end to end research in response to specific questions.  This may include sourcing information from internal as well as secondary data sources, analyzing and synthesizing this information, and creating well organized, concise end products.  You'll also develop knowledge expertise in specific sectors or functions and you'll be able to work more directly with our clients by playing a role on consulting teams as you become known for your expertise on selected topics.

There is flexibility to hire at either the Junior Research Analyst or Research Analyst level depending the qualifications of the candidate.

  • A university degree from reputable Croatian, Serbian or international universities (preferably in Economics) with a consistent record of academic excellence 
  • 1-3 years of business research experience or experience in a relevant industry or functional area is required 
  • Awareness of and interest in economic, financial, and general business concepts and terminology 
  • Fluency in Serbian, especially comprehension of Cyrillic alphabet (reading/writing correspondence)
  • Excellent written and verbal command of English; Slovenian language skills are an additional advantage 
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and quantitative skills 
  • A professional attitude and service orientation, with the ability to work efficiently and standalone in a fast-paced environment

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