McKinsey & Company, Inc. is a leading international management consulting firm with 109 office locations in over 60 countries worldwide. It is one of the most respected and renowned organisations in the world and has been consistently ranked as the leading employer of choice at MBA schools across the world.
It advises top management of the world’s leading companies on issues encompassing strategy, organization and operations. Our mission is twofold: to help our clients make positive lasting and substantial improvements in their performance and to build a great Firm that is able to attract, develop, excite and retain exceptional people.
The Southeast Asia Research desk meanwhile comprises of a team of about twenty professionals based out of six offices across Southeast Asia; Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. We provide analytical expertise to McKinsey’s consulting teams and undertake country and industry research, as well as, contribute to the knowledge development efforts of the office.
Analytics background & opportunities:
The Firm has over 200 analytics analysts across 19 core service areas ranging from marketing mix modeling to supply chain network optimization. Nearly all our analysts are qualified with advanced degrees in their respective fields and undertake roles such as analysts, data scientists and data architects.
In every analytics engagement, our analysts will be responsible across the entire analytics value chain i.e. task definition, complex data analysis & modeling, data interpretation, generation of insights, client delivery and implementation. They will work alongside experienced McKinsey consultants to help our clients develop a comprehensive, situation-specific understanding of trends and opportunities. This combination of industry, functional and analytics expertise enables our engagement teams to identify the biggest opportunities and to anticipate and address potential barriers to impact – critical inputs towards deriving client recommendations.
At present, the Southeast Asia Research desk has exciting analytics opportunities in three of its operating locations, i.e., Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Depending on candidates’ profile and experience, the team is seeking to recruit both junior and senior level Analytics hires. The role will be client facing and Analytics Analysts will work predominantly with Southeast Asia clients primarily across the following sectors/functions:
- Financial Institutions
- Telecoms, Media, & Technology
As part of client engagement opportunities, Analytics Analysts will be exposed to real business situations and gradually enhance analytical capabilities, build up industry & functional knowledge as well as, hone critical skills such as problem solving and in communication.
Over time, a clearly defined career path is in place to help an Analyst progress and continuously develop relevant skill-sets and experience, to grow into more senior roles in the Firm such as analytics experts, data scientists & operations and digital experts.