Oil & Gas Practice - PAX Specialist (Upstream)


  • Undergraduate degree from a top-tier university required, preferably in Engineering or closely related field
  • Master's or PhD degree would be advantageous
  • 6+ deep industry experience in facilities/commissioning, drilling/completions, reservoir/production with distinctive record of professional achievement and impact
  • Expert in Production Optimisation, Operational Excellence/Improvement, Asset Transformation within international environments
  • Experience gained at a leading operator, service company or consultancy
  • Led or had a role in the operational improvement of an asset or facility
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English and the local office language(s)

Who You'll Work With

You'll be based in Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Jakarta and will work within our Petroleum Asset Excellence (PAX) team, part of our global Oil & Gas practice.

PAX helps clients unlock the full value of their Oil & Gas assets in a sustainable way using a combination of deep industry expertise and reliable, tested solutions. Our Oil & Gas practice serves clients across the entire value chain, helping them manage risk and uncertainty, strengthening their organizations and improving performance.

As part of PAX, you will work with and be part of a team of exceptional advisory professionals with similarly deep Upstream operational experience.

What You'll Do

Your ultimate aspiration is to maximize the intrinsic value of our clients' assets whilst improving capabilities and sustaining change.

You will apply your knowledge and distinctive problem-solving skills to address current business and performance challenges. This could be with clients on an onshore / offshore asset, as a team member on client projects, to fellow McKinsey advisors and / or multi-faceted internal projects.

The combination of your technical expertise with the application of McKinsey's proprietary Oil & Gas models and strengths in advisory and change management, will allow you the opportunity to work with leading Oil & Gas companies on the challenges they face.

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