Research Analyst - Paper & Forest Products


  • Degree in forestry, engineering or economics; excellent academic record
  • Genuinely interested in issues in the paper and forest products industry
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual problem solving skills
  • Effective at and enjoy solving complex problems
  • Ability to communicate persuasively in English – both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in our Stockholm office working with the Paper & Forest Products practice and as a part of McKinsey's Knowledge Network.

We work with McKinsey consulting teams across the globe to help derive insights from market information and create foundations for sound recommendations for client and internal projects.

What You'll Do

You will research and analyze the relevant technical and economic issues in the paper and forest products industry, such as market situation and competitive intensity as well as industry and company trends.

Your independent research will be conducted using a number of sources, including industry databases, market research reports, the press, academic research, and expert interviews. You will provide support to our consultants, and contribute significantly to our client and knowledge projects.

Through your work on different projects, you will develop broad-based expertise of the industry. As an important member of our international network, you will have access to a globe-spanning picture of the industry and many international contacts. You'll deal with new intellectual challenges daily and build your industry and functional knowledge on an ongoing basis. A clearly defined career path will help you to continuously develop your skills.

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