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Junior Capabilities & Insights Analyst - Electric Power Natural Gas

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Junior Capabilities & Insights Analyst - Electric Power Natural Gas

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in our Tokyo office.
You will leverage a solid understanding of business and technology trends, issues, and concepts in the power and mid- and downstream gas industry and around the energy transition to efficiently respond to complex research questions by researching and synthesizing actionable facts and insights to our consulting teams and clients.
You will also have the opportunity to work alongside senior knowledge professionals on larger client facing projects and internal knowledge initiatives. By collecting and analyzing data and information found in databases and/or other primary and secondary research tools, you will assemble the relevant fact base, counsel consultants and clients on the scope of the business, the operations, technology, strategic and economic trends surrounding the issue, and provide insights and analysis for solving client problems at hand.
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

You will work with McKinsey consultants in a fast-paced environment to conduct end-to-end research in response to specific requests.
Some of your day-to-day tasks will include identifying the key issues for the problem at hand and determining the most appropriate solution while effectively balancing quality, availability, timeliness, and cost factors. You’ll perform a variety of analyses such as benchmarking, trend identification, industry profiling, market sizing, growth projections, opportunity scanning, etc., in order to add value to problem-solving discussions, and you’ll provide synthesis, insight and client implications within tight deadlines via end products in the form of PowerPoint charts, written memos, models and frameworks.
In time, you will also participate in, and eventually lead, internal knowledge development and capability-building initiatives and you’ll use advanced analytics tools to prepare and analyze large datasets to distill insights.


  • Undergraduate degree or above with working experience
  • 1+ years of experience in the electric power and/or natural gas industry; either after finishing studies and/or via internships
  • Knowledge on or high interest in the electricity and natural gas sector and related topics such as the energy transition
  • Strong problem-solving skills and conceptual abilities with an analytical mindset
  • Business acumen and understanding of the main business, economic and financial concepts and terminology
  • Abilities in collection, analysis and synthesis of information and knowledge
  • Communication skills in Japanese and English language
  • Multitasking abilities, service-oriented personality, intellectual curiosity and an investigative mind
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively

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 Code - CIAA - Capabilities and Insights Analytics Analyst
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Industry - Electric Power & Natural Gas
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Posted to LinkedIn Date - Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 GMT 2022
LinkedIn Posting City - Tokyo
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LinkedIn Posting Country - Japan
LinkedIn Job Title - Junior Capabilities & Insights Analyst - Electric Power Natural Gas
LinkedIn Function - Analyst;Consulting;Research
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting;Market Research;Research
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Entry level