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Engagement Manager - Private Equity and Principal Investors

McKinsey & Company

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Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Engagement Manager - Private Equity and Principal Investors

  • Zurich

Who You'll Work With

You'll work in our Zurich office as part of our Private Equity & Principal Investors (PEPI) team.
The Private Equity & Principal Investors team is the world’s leading adviser to the Private Equity and Principal Investing industry. You will work with investors of all types - PE firms, distressed debt/credit investors, hedge funds, real estate and infrastructure firms as well as the institutional investors these alternative investment managers serve including pensions, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and endowments.
You will be part of a team that is deeply integrated in the global firm, serving investors in all geographies including developed, developing and “frontier” markets.

What You'll Do

You will build relationships with investor clients and further develop McKinsey’s approach to serving investors in Switzerland and Europe.
In this role, you will manage small and large teams on projects for investors and will coach and develop junior colleagues from the PEPI practice. You will be an integral part of the PEPI practice leadership team and will set up the strategy for our growth. You will collaborate with colleagues to drive new initiatives (e.g., client roundtables and roadshows) to help increase our impact with portfolio companies. You will also develop and institutionalize firm knowledge along the entire investment cycle, with a focus on European PE industries.
Additionally, you will work with other McKinsey practices in Europe in an attempt to build deep relationships, understand the firm culture and gain important skills that can be applied for PE clients.


  • 7+ years of working experience which ideally includes experience as an investment professional in a private equity (PE) firm coupled with experience as a strategy consultant (engagement manager-level equivalent) in the PE division of a management consultancy (the latter criteria being non-negotiable)
  • Deep experience of PE firm investment, divestment and portfolio management activities and deep investor-focused knowledge of one or more industries
  • Understanding and network of contacts in the large cap and mid-market private equity industry
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly process complex information and present it clearly and simply
  • Demonstrates creativity and the ability to deliver exceptional results and great ideas
  • Ability to communicate effectively in German and English, both verbally and in writing
  • Private Equity & Principal Investors
  • Strategy & Corporate Finance
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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - EM - Engagement Manager
Function - Strategy & Corporate Finance
Industry - Private Equity & Principal Investors
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Posted to LinkedIn Date - Fri Feb 23 00:00:00 GMT 2024
LinkedIn Posting City - Zurich
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LinkedIn Posting Country - Switzerland
LinkedIn Job Title - Engagement Manager - Private Equity and Principal Investors
LinkedIn Function - Consulting
LinkedIn Industry - Venture Capital & Private Equity
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level

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