Monday, April 9, 2012
Job Opportunity - McKinsey & Company
Research Analyst – Consumer Electronics
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF POSITION:
McKinsey & Company is the premier management consulting firm with more than 90 offices worldwide. It advises top management of the world’s leading companies on issues of strategy, organization and operations. Our mission is twofold: to help our clients make positive lasting and substantial improvements in their performance and to build a great Firm that is able to attract, develop, excite and retain exceptional people.
To be able to deliver maximum value to its clients, McKinsey is constantly building on its internal capital, with dedicated industry and functional practices carrying out distinct knowledge initiatives. The Telecom, Media and High Tech (TMT) practices and their clients are supported in their mission by Global TMT Research, a research team of 70 analysts located in more than 20 offices worldwide.
Global TMT Research is currently looking in Waltham for a Research Analyst covering the Consumer Electronics domain:
¶ Support client teams with targeted information, specialized analyses and synthesized findings
¶ Enhance the practice’s current awareness of developments in the Consumer Electronics domain
¶ Act as thought partner for consultants and be recognized as valuable resource of information and expertise
¶ Perform statistical analyses and financial calculations
¶ Prepare and present written and visual materials based on analysis
¶ Coach junior team colleagues on your area of expertise
¶ An undergraduate degree with demonstrated academic excellence
¶ At least 2-3 years relevant experience in the Consumer Electronics industry (for instance, with a handset vendor, mobile app / OS / search provider, TV vendor, tablet vendor, PC vendor, distributor or retailer of the same), with an understanding of industry dynamics and key players. In addition, knowledge on industry specific knowledge sources and databases is an asset.
¶ Strategic mindset with focus on problem solving
¶ Strong multitasking abilities, service-oriented personality, stress resistant, intellectual curiosity with an investigative mind
¶ Teamwork; A collaborative nature is essential for success in this role
¶ Superior numerical, analytical and financial skills
¶ Excellent communication skills in English; other languages will be highly appreciated
¶ You will be located in Waltham with two TMT Research colleagues and a large team of other industry and functional analysts and experts. The Global Consumer Electronics Service Line consists of 10 analysts in total, covering Europe and Asia as well as the Americas
¶ The Consumer Electronics team is a subset of our global Telecom, Media and High Tech (TMT) team, which includes 70+ people across Europe, the Americas, and Asia. You will work closely with the other Consumer Electronics team members on a daily basis, and will have regular interactions with consultants across the globe. In addition you will also participate in TMT activities (e.g. quarterly research team calls) and collaborate with researchers in related sectors (e.g. mobile telecom, semiconductors, media) as needed
Here's the posting on Monster: http://jobview.monster.com/Research-Analyst-%E2%80%93-Consumer-Electronics-Job-Waltham-MA-108647980.aspx
Any Ranger veterans interested in this job, it's being vacated by a Ranger who is being promoted. I'll put you in contact with him - email me, reference McKinney in the subject.
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