Consultant - Business Technology

Qualifications

  • An outstanding academic and professional record of achievement (MBA is a plus)
  • A broad understanding of and passion for current technology trends, their impact on business strategies, and their implications for senior management in creating and sustaining competitive advantage and transforming business
  • A global perspective, and the ability to leverage experiences across industries
  • Diagnose and develop strategy and execution plans for technology-related topics:
  • Demonstrated understanding of the business drivers, financial and operational issues, expected and actual benefits, challenges, solutions, industry trends
  • Hands-on, real-time experience with noteworthy technology engagements
  • Experience with IT strategy, technology and organizational issues

  • Up to 10 years of work experience in consulting (highly desired) or industry role, preferably in IT departments
  • Openness to travel
  • Fluency in Spanish and English

Who You'll Work WithMcKinsey Business Technology (BT) helps our clients realize value by formulating technology-enabled business strategies, improving operations through the use of technology, and strengthening corporate IT departments. BT also encompasses McKinsey Digital Solutions (MDS), a new and growing department that combines strategic thinking and technology expertise to deliver accelerated outcomes. MDS helps companies discover and deliver their full digital potential.

What You'll Do

Primary responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with practice leadership and teams to deliver significant, measurable impact to client performance
  • Provide expertise and develop new perspectives on technology issues
  • Codify institutional knowledge on industry insights and functional best practices

Client/clientele development:

  • Leverage domain expertise in technology actively to assist with all client development activities and represent the practice as an expert in this sector
  • Aggressively contribute to all related client initiatives
  • Lead efforts to develop compelling "off-the-shelf" presentations (basic beliefs, qualification packs) and workshop materials to support client development efforts
  • Actively assist the leadership team and client service teams (CSTs) in preparing tailored client materials and presentations

Client service:

  • Develop insightful and pragmatic solutions to client problems
  • Work with client service teams as a full or part-time member and support teams in relevant engagements
  • Interview, analyze and interpret client and industry information
  • Develop hypotheses based on client research, industry best practices and other information sources
  • Work with teams to synthesize output into specific and actionable business recommendations/action steps

Knowledge building and knowledge transfer:

  • Develop, research and refine functional concepts, points of view, and problem-solving tools that can be brought to bear in client engagements
  • Codify internal knowledge and capture industry best practices
  • Collaborate and lead client and McKinsey training workshops in field of expertise
  • Build, maintain and leverage an internal and external network of consultants and industry experts
  • Advance the reputation of the practice by helping to develop appropriate external and internal communications

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