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McKinsey Implementation - Automotive Junior Consultant - Europe - Netherlands
Who you’ll work with

You’ll be working with McKinsey Implementation in Europe. McKinsey Implementation is a new and rapidly growing capability area for McKinsey & Company. It provides distinctive support to ensure that our clients deliver and sustain the full benefits of McKinsey’s recommended changes in their business. 

As soon as a project starts, our Implementation consultants are on the ground ensuring that implementation success is a priority. We engage at a deep level across our clients’ businesses, working in small teams to build the capabilities, systems, and processes needed both to deliver bottom-line results and to ensure that they are sustained. Our work involves coaching, change and program management, and delivering lasting outcomes. 

What you’ll do

Your goal as an Implementation Consultant is to help clients build capabilities in delivery and execution, both during an active project and continuing after our consultants have shared their recommendations.

Your primary long-term projects will be closely related to our traditional projects and will provide clients with decisive support in the introduction and implementation of strategic consulting concepts in the Automotive and Assembly industry.

You will engage at a deep level across our clients’ businesses, working in small McKinsey teams, but often working with many clients, to build the capabilities, systems, and processes needed to deliver bottom-line results with an aim to ensure those results will be sustained. Our work is about coaching and delivering lasting outcomes.
Your application should be in English and include a cover letter, your CV, and your transcripts (high school, university, etc.) indicating all relevant grades.

    • Initial Experience, including line management experience, in the automotive and assembly industry (e.g., knowledge of the full value chain, including manufacturing, purchasing/supply management, lean, etc.)
    • Initial Experience e.g. with the tools and levers for quality management, value chain optimization, target setting, and process flow optimization
    • Large-scale project/program management experience (understanding of the principles of change management and performance metrics and dialogues)
    • Advanced graduate degree and excellent academic record required (e.g., Master, MBA, PhD, etc.)
    • Strong people skills and the ability to engage all levels of the organization (especially the front line)
    • Superior analytical skills, with the ability to translate analysis into recommendations
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Mobile and excited to take on longer international assignments
    • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English and the local office language(s)

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