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Engagement Manager - Generalist

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Paris, France
Posted on Sunday, January 23, 2022

Engagement Manager - Generalist

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in our Paris office. You will typically lead a team of 3 – 5 consultants and will help our clients in the private, public, and social sectors solve some of their most pressing problems. You will work with a range of experts in the firm, from data scientists to researchers to software and app designers.
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.

What You'll Do

As a team, you willhelp our clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realizetheir most important goals by identifying, and oftentimes implementing,potential solutions for a specific challenge.

You will manage the day to day executionof a client project and will take ownership of its end products. You willcontribute to the analysis, design, and implementation of business performanceapproaches, developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clientsto ensure positive impact and sustainable results. You will guide and developindividual team members and ensure they have the support they need to learn andgrow.

When you join McKinsey, you are joininga firm that will invest in your professional development. As an engagementmanager, you will receive training and coaching on how to better:

  • Manage all aspects of a client project, includingrelationships with various stakeholders
  • Lead high-performing teams in an inclusive,empathetic way
  • Coach and sponsor others
  • Structure ambiguous problems and take action tosolve them by focusing on the most important challenges
  • Communicate effectively with all audiences,including senior leaders, in a structured manner

McKinsey believes in strengths-baseddevelopment and all colleagues receive frequent mentoring and coaching. Youwill have a senior colleague from your office or practice who will help yougrow and achieve your career goals. Additionally, you will have a professional developmentmanager who manages staffing to help you choose projects based on yourpriorities as well as the needs of client service teams.

In some cases, you will be asked totravel to your client site.


  • Advanced graduate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, etc.)
  • Prior experience as a consultant in a professional services firm preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and create an inclusive environment with people at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to break down and solve problems through quantitative thinking and analysis
  • Comfort with ambiguous, ever-changing situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in English and French

FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our McKinsey Careers and Diversity & Inclusion sites.

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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - EM - Engagement Manager
Function - Operations;Organizational Structure;Risk & Resilience;Strategy & Corporate Finance;Sustainability
Industry - Aerospace & Defense;Agriculture;Automotive & Assembly;Capital Projects & Infrastructure;Chemicals;Consumer Packaged Goods;Electric Power & Natural Gas;Financial Services;Healthcare Systems & Services;High Tech;Industrials & Electronics;Infrastructure;Life Sciences;Media & Entertainment;Metals & Mining;Oil & Gas;Paper & Forest Products;Private Equity & Principal Investors;Public Sector;Retail;Semiconductors;Social Sector;Telecommunications;Travel, Transport & Logistics
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Wed Nov 10 00:00:00 GMT 2021
LinkedIn Posting City - Paris
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LinkedIn Posting Country - France
LinkedIn Job Title - Engagement Manager - Generalist
LinkedIn Function - Consulting
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level