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Junior Consultant in Capital Productivity

Your role:
In this two-year program at the Operations Excellence Program (OEP) in our Johannesburg 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 outcomes. 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.

Your profile:
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 English.

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