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McKinsey Solutions - Energy Insights - Specialist (Petrochemicals) - London
Who you’ll work with

You’ll work with our Energy Insights team in London. Energy Insights is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey’s New Ventures.  

Energy Insights, a specialist data and analytics unit, provides distinctive analysis,insights, and support to energy players. We offer services along the oil and gas value chain, including exploration and production, refining and marketing, natural gas, trading and oil field services, and equipment. Energy Insights’ dedicated specialists apply proprietary tools and methodologies and a data-driven approach. With our strong ties with McKinsey’s oil and gas consulting practice and access to the expertise of the wider McKinsey network, our research and analysis yield knowledge available nowhere else.

New Ventures is a recently formed part of McKinsey focused on fostering innovations driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile, social and other technologies and integrating them into our client work. It is a foundation for—and expands our investment in—our entrepreneurial culture. As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,000 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we’re hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers. 

McKinsey Solutions is a core part of New Ventures and offers practical tools that help people at all levels of an organization generate insights they need to address both strategic and day-to-day decisions. These solutions complement McKinsey's traditional client service and are delivered in many ways, including subscriptions, workshops,training programs and project-based engagements. We work closely with clients to embed our tools, analytics and expertise, and provide on-going support to help them build the capabilities they need to revolutionize how decisions are made.

What you’ll do

As a Specialist with Energy Insights’ Market Analytics team, you will have an excellent opportunity to develop your consulting expertise serving senior Petrochemical clients on the most challenging business questions, from strategy to operational performance improvement and investment strategies.

You will work in a fast growing and entrepreneurial client-facing business, with flexible and diverse opportunities for client impact, business building and personal growth. You will support the development of new proprietary global and regional market perspectives for an array of petrochemical value chains.

In the longer term, this will open up multiple future career options, either refining your skills on engagement delivery, or pursuing a leadership role in knowledge, client development, analytical infrastructure build-out.  As Energy Insights grows, the experience you gain will help position you to advance to more senior roles with P&L responsibility and results-based compensation. You will benefit from extensive training and coaching.  You will receive McKinsey world-class formal training designed to strengthen your consulting capability and sector knowledge.  You will also benefit from extensive on-the-job coaching as part of client engagements. 

The majority of client service work will be conducted in Europe, US and the Middle East. 
 

Qualifications
  • 3-8 Years experience in the Energy Industry
  • Previous experience at a technical or commercial position in the Petrochemicals field
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills 
  • A thorough understanding of the petrochemicals industry
  • A commercial and entrepreneurial mindset 

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