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McKinsey & Company has set the standards of excellence in top management consulting for more than 80 years. We advise decision makers in leading companies, the public sector, non-profit organizations, and innovative, fast-growing start-ups around the globe. When you come to McKinsey, you take on challenges that matter with people who matter in organizations that matter.
We are looking for talented individuals to strengthen our team of consultants working on large capital projects in the Capital Productivity service line of our Operations Practice. Our clients include leading companies worldwide from a wide range of capital-intensive industries. We provide their management with support and advice on all strategic and operational questions relating to capital projects across their entire life cycle.
To strengthen our McKinsey Capex Academy, we are looking for people who will be based in Dubai for two years and will work on projects in the Middle East, Africa, India, and Western and Eastern Europe. You will enter McKinsey as a
Junior Consultant in Capital Productivity
to become a Capital Productivity Specialist in a two-year program.Your role:
In this two-year program at the Capex Academy in our Dubai office, you will acquire the necessary capabilities to help companies in capital-intensive industries deliver large capital projects faster, at lower cost, and with more predictable out-comes. These efforts cover areas such as concept and design optimization, contracting and procurement strategy, risk management, lean construction, commissioning, and ramp-up of production processes. Specifically, you will work with companies across industries to conduct structured and fact-based diagnostic reviews of capital projects and capital management systems, processes, and organizations. Furthermore, you will develop tailor-made solutions and work closely with client service teams to ensure positive impact and sustainable results. In addition to working directly with clients, you will share your insights with colleagues and contribute to developing and refining our knowledge. After completing the program, you will work in McKinsey's Capital Productivity Practice as a specialist with a focus on large capital projects.
- You have gained initial professional experience in operations in an industry or consulting environment
- Ideally, you have experience or theoretical knowledge in large capital projects in industries such as energy, power, mining, metals, oil and gas, construction, or infrastructure
- You have an excellent university degree
- You possess outstanding analytical and conceptual skills
- You show great initiative and creativity and work well both on your own and in a team
- You are confident, enthusiastic, and mobile
- You are able to convince others through your written or spoken communications - in the language of the country where you will work, as well as in English
Please send your application in English to
Caren Bele Mester, McKinsey & Company, Operations Practice, Sophienstrasse 26, 80333 Munich, Germany,
phone: +49 (0)89/5594-8442
At McKinsey & Company, you will work on stimulating professional challenges with dedicated teams. In addition to a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, we offer many opportunities for personal and professional development.