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  • Posted: Mar 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Senior Analyst – Africa Delivery Hub

    You’ll work in teams of typically 3 – 5 consultants, playing an active role in all aspects of client engagement. This includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations. You’ll also have the opportunity to present results to client management and implement recommendations in collaboration with client team members

    Responsibilities

    • You’ll work on projects that are typically longer term, more tangible, and with greater focus on leadership and coaching of client teams. You will 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.
    • You will analyze data to identify opportunities and drive performance. You will set up and manage project management systems to track performance, and you’ll also have the chance to strengthen your specific technical/sectoral expertise to offer specialist delivery support (e.g. agriculture sector delivery) to clients with targeted needs.

    Requirements and qualifications

    • University degree and a Master’s degree with an excellent academic record
    • 2 – 5 years of experience in industry/development-consulting style position or working in a public or social sector institution
    • Backgrounds in electric power, health, agriculture, infrastructure, energy, engineering are most desirable
    • Demonstrated passion for working on the economic development of Africa
    • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
    • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing – in English and the local office language(s)

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    Digital Marketing Specialist – Digital Leadership Program

    You’ll work in our Nairobi and be part of McKinsey Digital.  This group brings together the best of McKinsey’s digital capabilities to help our clients use digital technology to transform their businesses.  

    As part of this group, you’ll join a global team working on everything from IT modernization and strategy to agile, cloud, cybersecurity, and digital transformation. You’ll typically work on projects across all industries and functions and will be fully integrated with the rest of our global firm.

    You’ll also work with colleagues from across McKinsey & Company to help our clients deliver breakthrough products, experiences, and businesses, both on technology and non-technology topics.

     

    Our office culture is casual and social, with an emphasis on education and innovation. We have the freedom to try new ideas, experiment and are expected to be constantly learning and growing. There is also a strong emphasis on mentoring others in the group, enabling them to grow and learn.

    You will work collaboratively in small teams and iteratively through design and development to deliver fully functioning web-based and mobile applications.

    In this role, you will employ agile methodologies to quickly provide our consultants with the solutions they need. You will help combine the latest open source technologies together with traditional enterprise software products.

    You will be a core member of the team with responsibilities that range from driving the architecture design and technology decisions for shaping the next generation products for various internal teams to ensuring that we stay on the leading edge of technology. You will also be responsible for leading multiple development teams while delivering best in class enterprise grade software solutions across a breadth of different platforms and technologies. 

    You are a flexible and adaptive tech lead, who effectively communicates across a broad range of stakeholder groups from engineers to business users, as well as effectively leads a project workstream.

    • Undergraduate or masters degree; or equivalent work experience 
    • 7+ years of experience in software development, including leading a team and a project work stream
    • Strong hands on knowledge of Java and related frameworks, J2EE and springboot
    • Working knowledge of Dev-Ops tooling pipeline
    • Practical experience of setting up micro-services based architectures, preferably in financial services and telco space
    • Strong application development knowledge of any of the following technologies: XML, Javascript, Oracle, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, Java, HTML, CSS
    • Engineering practice experience such as code refactoring, design patterns, design-driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, application security
    • Familiarity with testing frameworks such as RSpec, JUnit or Selenium
    • Demonstrated track record of successfully understanding the business requirements and designing realistic and effective solutions
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and effectively with people at all levels in an organization
    • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively 
    • Willing to travel up to 80%
    • Fluent in English; additional language fluency is a plus

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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