Associate (Healthcare) - Africa Delivery Hub at McKinsey & Company
Posted on: 26 August, 2019
Deadline: Not Specified
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Associate (Healthcare) - Africa Delivery Hub
Who You'll Work With
- You’ll work in teams of typically 3 – 5 consultants, playing an active role in all aspects of 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.
What You'll Do
- You’ll work on projects that are typically longer term, more tangible, and with greater focus on leadership and coaching of client teams.
- You will work exclusively with governments, donors, and senior leaders in civil service on transformational challenges in economic development by building capabilities, overseeing transformation, and delivering policy solutions.
- You will analyze data to identify opportunities and drive performance. As an Associate, you will co-create performance targets and milestones with clients.
- You will set up and manage project management systems to track performance, and you’ll also have the chance to strengthen your specific technical/sectorial expertise to offer specialist delivery support to clients with targeted needs.
- You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in and lead internal knowledge building initiatives and contribute to industry conferences and workshops.
- Undergraduate & doctorate/advanced degree in Medicine / Pharmacy / Public Health or related disciplines with an excellent academic record (MD/MPH or PhD)
- 7+ years of experience in development-consulting style position or working in a public or social sector institution
- Experience working in Africa is a strong plus
- Demonstrate sound reasoning and critical thinking skills
- Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
- Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
- Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing – in English. French speaking proficiency is an advantage.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to McKinsey & Company career website on www.mckinsey.com to apply