Young Leadership Programme Fellow - Kenya

Qualifications

  • An academic degree (all disciplines accepted)
  • Not more than two years of continuous work experience in any industry
  • Great potential in leadership, problem solving and entrepreneurial drive

Who You'll Work With

You'll work in our Nairobi office and you may also get an opportunity to work in other offices across Africa.The Young Leaders Programme (YLP) is a two- three year programme that develops exceptional young local Kenyan talent into real leaders.

You'll work as part of a client project team, collaborating with colleagues and clients to solve their toughest business problems. At the end of the programme, high-performing Fellows will receive an offer to join McKinsey as a full-time consultant.

What You'll Do

You'll work in teams of typically 3 – 5 consultants, playing an active role in all aspects of the client engagement.

This includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations. You'll also have the opportunity to present results to client management and implement recommendations in collaboration with client team members.

You'll gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm. Young Leaders receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues on their teams. This support includes a Partner from your local office or practice assigned to you to help guide your career as well as formal training in your 2- 3 years. Additionally, you'll receive guidance and support from your local office in the selection of client projects, helping you to develop your skills and build your network.


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