Associate - Public Sector

Job ID: 15645
  • Bogota

Who You'll Work With

You’ll work in our Bogota or Panama City office with the Latin America Public and Social Sector Delivery Hub (LatAm Delivery Hub).

LatAm Delivery Hub works closely with governments and public Oil & Gas entities to address the complex public and social challenges. The vision of the LatAm Delivery Center is to provide a significant and sustainable impact to Latin American citizens, including improved infrastructure plans, employment strategies for disadvantaged sectors and greater investment and economic growth.

When you join McKinsey, you are joining a firm whose culture is distinctive and inclusive. We will accelerate your development as a leader to create positive, enduring change in the world.

What You'll Do

You will work on projects that typically stretch over several months (e.g., 6-24 months), focusing on strategy or implementation and delivering results.

There will be an emphasis on coaching and building capabilities of client teams, and you’ll work on tasks that range from analyzing data to identifying opportunities to drive performance. You will help clients surface issues and develop tactical action plans to quickly resolve them.

This role may also have you leveraging specific technical/sector expertise to offer targeted support (e.g., agriculture sector reform) to clients, including internal knowledge development and expertise. You’ll work to rapidly identify actions, prioritize initiatives, and execute plans to deliver on critical targets.

You’ll have the opportunity to co-create performance targets and milestones with clients. You will support clients to aggressively minimize bottlenecks to progress. Associates are expected to provide ongoing, targeted capability-building of teams and/or individuals in context-specific skills, performance management, problem-solving, and analytics to enable them to more effectively deliver results.


  • Master's degree from a local or international university
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Experience working in or providing services to Oil & Gas entities
  • 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
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Fluent in Spanish and advanced knowledge in English
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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - PSSA - PSS Associate
Function -
Industry - Public Sector
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Sun Jan 03 00:00:00 GMT 2021
LinkedIn Posting City - Panama City
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Panama
LinkedIn Job Title - Associate - Public Sector
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Management;Strategy / Planning
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting;Public Policy;Public Safety
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Associate