Knowledge Analyst - OrgSolutions

McKinsey & Company

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  • Bachelor's degree; master's or other graduate degree is a plus
  • 1-3 years of experience in organizational design, change management or other human resources (HR) consulting topics, preferred
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Previous experience in developing and analyzing surveys and/or developing insights from software is a plus
  • Top-tier problem solving, analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; fluency in English in business contexts
  • Excitement for entrepreneurial, fast paced culture
  • Ability to take ownership and prioritize under pressure
  • Strong influencing and stakeholder management skills

Who You'll Work With

You'll join our Waltham, MA office, and be part of the OrgSolutions team of McKinsey's Organization practice. You will advise our clients on their most challenging issues and help make sustainable and major organizational change. Knowledge Analysts play an active role on the OrgSolutions team and product deployment by collaborating with colleagues in your regional and global OrgSolutions team. 

OrgSolutions combines innovative design technology and advanced analytics with deep expertise to accelerate effective organizational decisions. OrgSolutions can help Human Resources and business leaders to make smarter organizational decisions by leveraging advanced data analytics, user-centered design technology and proven methodologies. These approaches help clients to answer critical questions related to cost reduction, efficiency and effectiveness streamlining, merger plans, divestments and carve-outs, and talent deployment.

Innovation and smart client service practices are at the heart of McKinsey Solutions where we are dedicated to creating an outstanding organization. To help us achieve this, we need talented and ambitious people who inspire and deliver change. 

What You'll Do

You will be managing multi-month client projects and implementing change together with McKinsey consultants and OrgSolutions experts.

In this role, you will facilitate sustainable and large-scale organizational change at our clients, leveraging expertise and proprietary knowledge and capabilities. You will be part of a team that deploys OrgSolutions (OS) tools and approaches in the context of major organizational restructuring, change management, culture transformation, or leadership development and will develop into go-to organizational experts within McKinsey. In addition to delivering impact at our clients, you will play a key role in developing and implementing improvement ideas to position our firm as a thought leader in the organizational space and continually improve the way we operate as a Solution.

You will work on a 2-3 projects at a time across a region, and be responsible for managing multiple workstreams across them. You will be working with global team members and have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of international projects. 

You will manage data collection, administration, analysis, and synthesis of data from proprietary McKinsey diagnostics. You will produce client-ready presentations, reports, and workshop materials. In addition to that, you will contextualize org concepts to enable client understanding of general concepts within their specific organizational contexts.

You will serve clients remotely from the local office as well as on-site where required (travel may range from 5% to 80%, depending on tenure, demand, and personal interest). You will work with clients to help them understand opportunities to drive meaningful change in their organization including problem solving and gathering insights from client data, supporting workshops and other client discussions, building client capabilities and capacity for change along the way.

Longer term, you can choose a range of different career paths including a partner electable track.


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