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  • Posted: Mar 6, 2023
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    McKinsey is a global firm, comprising more than 9,000 consultants and nearly 2,000 research and information professionals. We have offices in more than 60 countries, speak more than 120 languages, and represent over 100 nationalities. Our clients reflect our global nature. Around 40% are in Europe, 35% in the Americas, 15% in Asia Pacific and 10% in the M...
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    Engagement Manager - Africa Social Sector

    Who You'll Work With:

    • You will be based in our Lagos or East Africa office and will typically lead a team of 3 - 5 consultants and help our clients in the public and social sectors solve some of their most pressing problems.

    What You'll Do

    • You will lead the day to day execution of a client project while guiding and developing individual team members.  
    • You will work directly with clients - usually on site - and you will take ownership of the overall project and its end products.
    • You will make an important contribution to the analysis, design and implementation of business performance approaches, developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results.
    • Your client project work typically includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing recommendations for presentation to client management. From there, you will implement those recommendations with client team members.
    • You will also gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm.
    • You will receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues and senior leaders on your teams.
    • When you join McKinsey, you are joining a firm whose culture is distinctive and inclusive. We will accelerate your development as a leader to create positive, enduring change in the world.


    • Post graduate Degree with excellent academic record; MBA, MPH, MPP, PhD or relevant advanced professional degree is preferred
    • 8+ years of consulting working experience in international environments, with the stature necessary to interact as thought partner with senior colleagues and clients
    • Flexible team player with a collaborative and inclusive style; ability to inspire and develop others
    • Non-hierarchical approach with the flexibility and ability to build consensus
    • Good judgement, superb integrity, maturity and fairness in dealing with people and confidential information
    • High level of drive and initiative, willing to go the extra mile
    • Rigorous and solution-oriented problem solving and analytical skills, combined with capability of thinking through nuanced and complex situations; ability to navigate ambiguity at ease
    • Intellectual curiosity, strategic thinking and strong project management skills
    • Outstanding records of academic and managerial or professional achievement
    • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
    • Initiative taker, eager to break new ground, create opportunities for others
    • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English.

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