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McKinsey Solutions - Periscope Solution Analyst - EEMA - Budapest
Who you’ll work with

You’ll work with our Periscope team in Budapest. Periscope is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey’s New Ventures.  

Periscope leverages decades of McKinsey’s marketing and sales experience helping leading companies improve pricing, promotion, assortments, and performance management.  Periscope’s combination of software, tailored services, and expertise provides our clients with a granular view of their commercial and financial performance by gathering and integrating their landscape of data and information into a central data warehouse.  Clients can use our intuitive interface to make decisions based on advanced analytics and can embed new pricing, commercial, and performance management capabilities throughout their organization.

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 Solution Analysts you will work closely with Periscope leadership and diverse McKinsey resources to define, set-up, and manage the service delivery processes. They leverage Periscope, McKinsey Solutions and Firm assets to serve clients and create sustainable impact. Solution Analysts often work on more than one project at any point in time and are at the core of bridging client business challenges with Periscope’s capabilities. 
As a Solution Analyst you will work with client representatives and McKinsey consultants in joint problem-solving sessions and support clients in their use of the Solutions to sustainably drive high impact. This involves engaging with client sponsors on a regular basis to discuss about how to drive user adoption, help them with questions they might have regarding the Solution usage or applicability, drive the process of converting/enriching raw client data sources into the high added value datamart required for Solutions to deliver the insights related to the business challenges at stake. You will also master the analytics/methodology embedded in the Solutions as well as the data concepts related to the Solution functional or sector domains. During your projects, you will develop a deep understanding of the domain/function (across pricing, promotions, trade architecture and assortment) and how they are implemented in an organization.

  • 2-3 years of experience in the field of consulting and/or business intelligence
  • Experience in CPG, Retail, B2B, Pricing a plus
  • Masters degree in business or in engineering
  • Good technical background, including knowledge of SQL, Tableau or other ETL tools
  • Preferred: experience of working with large databases, data visualization tools, machine learning and statistics. Exposure to Marketing & Sales function is also a plus
  • Able to work well within teams across continents/time zones
  • Sound problem-solving with ability to quickly process complex information and present it clearly and simply
  • Consistently delivers exceptional results and great ideas
  • Curious and committed to personal development

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