Director of Change & Deployment


  • University degree; advanced degree preferred
  • Excellent academic record required
  • At least 10 years relevant experience
  • McKinsey experience preferred
  • Maturity and confidence
  • Ability to act as thought partner/peer to senior consultants, including principals and directors.
  • Exceptional people developer
  • Highly collaborative
  • Experienced change leader with outstanding problem solving, project management and communication skills.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously

Who You'll Work With

You'll work in one of our Global Hub Locations and will be part of our global internal Optimize team that focuses on creating exceptional experiences and innovative solutions in the areas of sourcing, travel, real estate, and events.

What You'll Do

You will lead major change initiatives that substantially improve the lives of all colleagues and drive significant savings for the firm.

You will do this by working with department leaders and experts to challenge, expand and refine their thinking as they build strategies and adoption plans; leading the strategic planning and integration of these initiatives across Optimize and being the primary influencer of senior global leaders (region, practices, cells, functions) to support and adopt these programs.

In addition, you will lead the Optimize Technology team. This involves shaping the vision, strategy, and implementation for data analytics, which among other things, will enable the delivery of the initiatives' benefits; and the systems/project management team to enhance the efficiency of automated systems and processes.

A key component of the role will be coaching Optimize team members leading or supporting the initiatives to develop strategic thinking, problem-solving, consensus building, influence, and large-scale planning and change management skills. In leading the Optimize Technology team you will have 1-3 direct reports with an overall functional responsibility of up to 20.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to gain significant exposure to senior leaders across the Firm and make an impact by driving adoption of innovative solutions that will impact everyone every day.

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