* Local language skills and knowledge/experience highly preferred
- Client Engagement
Work exclusively with governments, donors, and senior leaders in civil service on transformational challenges in economic development by building capabilities,
overseeing transformation, and delivering policy solutions.
- Client Development
Partake in client development and workshops for new and current clients and write proposals for new client engagements.
- Knowledge building and transfer
Participate in and lead internal knowledge building initiatives and contribute to industry conferences and workshops.
African economies possess high potential for social and economic development but often lack the necessary skills to achieve their developmental potential. McKinsey’s ADH consultants apply their knowledge of international development topics to advise clients, or provide expert backup and support to client teams. Specific contributions will vary depending on skills and experience, but could include:
- Driving Delivery
Support client teams to rapidly identify and prioritize actions for, and executing on, client strategy to deliver on critical targets.
Provide ongoing, targeted capability-building of teams and/or individuals in context-specific skills, performance management, problem-solving, and analytics to enable
them to more effectively deliver results.
- Problem solving
Analyze data to identify opportunities and drive performance. Help clients to surface issues and bottlenecks and develop tactical action plans to quickly resolve them. Identify and disseminate lessons learned and best practices across clients.
- Managing performance
Co-create performance targets and milestones with clients. Set up and manage project management systems to track performance. Support client to aggressively minimize bottlenecks to progress.
Hone specific technical/sectorial expertise to offer specialist delivery support (e.g. agriculture sector delivery) to clients with targeted needs.
Applicants should demonstrate sound reasoning and critical thinking skills, impressive academic achievement and a passion for working on the economic development of Africa.
Minimum 4 year degree (or equivalent) required.
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