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Consultant - Digital Technology - McKinsey Digital

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

IT
Johannesburg, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2022
Consulting

Consultant - Digital Technology - McKinsey Digital

  • Casablanca
  • Johannesburg

Who You'll Work With

You will join our Casablanca or Johannesburg office and work with the McKinsey Digital practice. This group brings together the best of McKinsey’s digital capabilities to help our clients use digital technology to transform their businesses.  
As part of this group, you will join a global team working on everything from IT modernization and strategy to agile, cloud, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. You will typically work on projects across all industries and functions and will be fully integrated with the rest of our global firm. You will also work with colleagues from across McKinsey & Company to help our clients deliver breakthrough products, experiences, and businesses, both on technology and non-technology topics.
Our office culture is casual and social, with an emphasis on education and innovation. We have the freedom to try new ideas, experiment and are expected to be constantly learning and growing. There is also a strong emphasis on mentoring others in the group, enabling them to grow and learn.

What You'll Do

You will typically work in teams of 3-5 consultants to help clients achieve new performance highs.
In this role, 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. This 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 on their teams.

Qualifications

  • Strong academic performance; advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in IT management, IT architecture and technology delivery and technology-enabled operations and foundation
  • Solid track record of professional success in an IT strategy consulting firm, a high performing IT department, a technology company, a technology-leveraged business, or managing large IT projects (experience as traditional IT consultants, CIOs, CTOs, senior level IT executives, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to identify business issues, form hypotheses, design and conduct analyses, and synthesize conclusions into recommendations
  • Distinctive functional experience in strategy, technology, operations, products, general management, consulting and/or deep industry knowledge in industries such as financial services, high tech, energy/utilities, telecom, retail, etc.
  • Strong IT generalist skills 
  • Strong general business acumen; broad understanding of current IT trends and technologies, their impact on business strategy, and implications for senior managers in creating and sustaining competitive advantage and transforming business processes
  • Outstanding problem solving skills; analytic/quantitative comfort
  • Team player/leader; mentor; thought leader; collaborative partner
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; strong executive presence

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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - ASC - Associate
Function - Technology
Industry - High Tech
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Mon Dec 13 00:00:00 GMT 2021
LinkedIn Posting City - Johannesburg
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - South Africa
LinkedIn Job Title - Consultant - Digital Technology - McKinsey Digital
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Information Technology
LinkedIn Industry - Information Technology and Services
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level