- Deep grasp of analytical skills and methods, coupled with modeling, coding and programming capabilities
- Superior problem-solving skills and sound business knowledge
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, comfortable to interact with mid-senior level clients
- Good time-management skills and a flexible attitude, with willingness to work in a demanding and results-oriented team environment
- Highly proficient in analytics tools e.g., Access, Excel, Metlab, Python, R, SAS, SQL, VB, etc., coupled with familiarity in general IT tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Word
- Understanding of local Southeast Asian business operations and working culture will be highly desirable
Applicants should be Bachelor's or Master's degree holders majoring in Quantitative focused disciplines such as Business Analytics, Computer Science, Finance, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, having attained a strong standing from top academic institutions.
Relevant working experience in analytics roles of up to 5 years will be ideal but we welcome fresh graduates with the right capabilities and mindset.
Applying for the role:
Please send your resume and cover letter via the McKinsey career web-page.
All inquiries will be handled in strict confidence and we look forward to hear from you.
Who You'll Work With
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.
What You'll Do
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.
See Inside the Office of McKinsey
McKinsey helps clients facing a whole range of business questions to identify, understand, and analyze their options and make good strategic decisions. Whether it’s a tech giant contemplating a large investment, a pharma company expanding overseas, or a nonprofit looking to increase donations, the McKinsey team knows the ins and outs of the industries it serves and helps its clients tackle tough challenges and make big decisions.
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