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Banking - Advanced Analytics Specialist - Europe - Madrid
Who you’ll work with

McKinsey’s Banking Practice Analytics team is a dynamic and quickly growing sector serving some of the top banks in the world. Our unique value proposition lies in an end-to-end approach for our clients ranging from identifying sources of value from big data all the way through to the adoption phase.

We are looking for talented professionals with strong analytical and consultative capabilities to join this team.

What you’ll do

As an Analytics Consultant, you will be part of the Banking practice, which advises top management of leading financial services institutions world-wide on strategic and operational issues.

We have a strong research team that supports our consulting staff – with information provided in the short-term, as well as complex analyses and market modelling.
Joining an inclusive and dynamic group which works closely and collaboratively with its clients, you will become an integral part of a leading advisory team.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop a strong base of expertise and knowledge in this sector whilst delivering real client impact.

This role in on our 'Expert" career track; this has four roles: Specialist, Specialist Expert, Senior Expert and Master Expert. These roles are for consultants who maintain cutting-edge expertise, often in a fairly specialised field.  Growing this population is a strategic priority for the Firm as clients demand more and deeper industry and functional expertise.

Responsibilities :

  • Act as an analytics translator, communicating complex data related requirements between business, clinical and IT stakeholders
  • Have a strong understanding of the design and development process of data analytics tools and experience working with data scientists
  • Support banking clients through working as part of Client Service Teams with other generalist and specialist consultants, often taking responsibility for a work stream, usually with a strong analytics component
  • Facilitate working sessions and meetings with banking  executives, managers and staff to help them make plans to capture improvement opportunities
  • Contribute to the development of our content knowledge and analytics capabilities

Required functional experience :
  • Banking experience – from the industry or consultancy environment. Experience in commercial or retail banking or within banking compliance or operations is an advantage. Fintech analytics experience is also a plus
  • Consulting experience 
  • Highly analytical mindset with a clear passion for both analytics and performance improvement in the banking sector
  • An Independent thinker who can formulate problem solving hypotheses, handle analyses with little oversight 
  • Ideally some analytics experience, in either an academic or professional setting. Experience working with data scientists strongly preferred 
  • Ability to prepare for productive meetings and problem solving discussions
  • Produce high quality work and actively seeks input when required 
  • Present with confidence within small meeting settings

The candidate should typically have:
  • Bachelors or Masters degree – excellent academic track record
  • Demonstrable passion for both analytics and performance improvement in the banking sector
  • Strong intrinsic problem-solving skills, ability to structure and solve problems and conduct and interpret analysis independently, with demonstrated analytic and quantitative skills
  • Ability to work effectively in ambiguous and challenging environments
  • Ability to communicate with clients effectively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills, able to quickly establish a rapport and credibility with clinical and managerial staff
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • A self-starter able to work independently and deliver high-quality end-products
  • Willing to travel within Europe up to four days per week, with occasional international travel as required

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