In this role, you will articulate, scope, and prioritize research needs by setting them in context to business problems using a broad spectrum of appropriate sources. You’ll perform a variety of analyses such as benchmarking, trends identification, industry and competitive profiling, market sizing, growth projections, and opportunity scanning to add value to problem-solving discussions. You’ll also provide synthesis, unique insights, and practical implications within tight deadlines via end products in the form of single exhibits, written summaries, basic fact packs, and spreadsheets. You will be a sparring partner, leveraging internal and external networks, to engage in team problem solving, share evolving business trends and best practices, and contribute to knowledge creation initiatives.
You will also develop knowledge and help support the continuous improvement of our knowledge assets, innovating firm knowledge and delivery through special projects, both with client teams and on a stand-alone basis.
You will be based in our Zagreb office as part of our Central Europe Client Capabilities Network. This group works alongside our consultants and clients to generate distinctive insights and proprietary knowledge and create a foundation for sound recommendations for client and internal projects.
Colleagues in our global Client Capabilities Network deliver distinctive client impact through assets and expertise and are driven by a culture of innovation.
You will spend a significant portion of your time working with McKinsey consulting teams. You will be a thought partner to McKinsey consultants, knowledge professionals, and clients. You will also collaborate with our global research team to share and build knowledge, best practices, and relevant new ideas.
- University degree
- Up to 2 years of relevant experience
- Intrinsic understanding of research techniques, information sources, and analytical techniques
- Excellent critical thinking and solid problem-solving capabilities including the ability to disaggregate issues, identify root causes and recommend solutions
- Excellent analytical skills and ability to understand the relevant analysis required to prove a hypothesis, ability to gather information around it and make informed/logical assumptions where required