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Risk Specialist

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

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Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023
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Risk & Compliance

Risk Specialist

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in one of our US offices and you will be a core member of the McKinsey Risk Team, a second line of defense function. In this role, you will work closely with Risk team members, sector leadership, client-serving partners, and wider colleagues across the Americas. You will work on a team reporting into the Directors of Risk for the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Latin America.

What You'll Do

You will assist in managing risk related to serving clients and providing McKinsey consulting services in the Americas (United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America). You will focus largely on energy, oil & gas, mining, chemicals, and agricultural sectors (around 50-70% of time), as well as select other sectors and risk areas (around 30-50% of time).
You will identify, analyze, and resolve client service risk questions (e.g., questions involving new clients and moderate-risk engagements) and advising client-serving teams on risk mitigation steps. You will also support risk reviews of complex or higher-risk questions by senior risk colleagues, work of risk committees (drafting briefings and meetings materials, and documenting committee outcome memos), and team operations and initiatives (i.e., policy and risk guidelines drafting and reviews, written risk awareness communications, risk reporting to leadership). You will also be responsible for robust and timely data collection and data integrity in the risk and compliance systems. You will develop specific knowledge spikes across sectors and functional risk topics and serve as an initial point of contact on certain risk topics.
You will need high attention to detail, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, and the ability to manage multiple projects and cases effectively. You will collaborate with a wide array of stakeholders throughout the organization, including partners, firm leadership, and professional services colleagues (e.g., in Risk, Legal, Communications, Compliance, Conflicts).


  • 4+ years of professional experience with risk management through risk advisory, legal, compliance, public affairs/GR, audit, or consulting / professional services roles
  • Prior experience with, and understanding of risks specific to, energy, oil & gas, mining, chemicals, or agricultural sectors strongly desired
  • University degree; JD or master’s degree preferred
  • Ability to work across all levels and with multiple stakeholders globally, including experience with conflicts management and consensus-building
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills, including clear and concise writing and editorial skills
  • Excellent analytical, issue-spotting and problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to manage ambiguity confidently and handle complex, sensitive issues
  • Demonstrated track record managing multiple priorities; strong project management skills
  • Entrepreneurial, collaborative attitude, with interest and aptitude for working as part of a global team, across countries and cultures desired
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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.

Certain US states require McKinsey & Company to include a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role. A reasonable estimate of the range for new joiners for this role in the United States is $124,500 - $171,200. Actual salaries may vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to an individual's assigned office location, experience and expertise. Certain roles are also eligible for bonuses, subject to McKinsey�s discretion and based on factors such as individual and/or organizational performance.

Additionally, McKinsey offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision coverage, telemedicine services, life, accident and disability insurance, parental leave and family planning benefits, caregiving resources, a generous retirement program, financial guidance, and paid time off.

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 - CSSA
Job Skill Code - CRS - Client Service Risk Specialist
Function - Risk & Resilience
Industry - Oil & Gas
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Fri Dec 08 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - New York
LinkedIn Posting State/Province - New York
LinkedIn Posting Country - United States
LinkedIn Job Title - Risk Specialist
LinkedIn Function - Consulting
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting;Mining & Metals;Oil & Energy
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level

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