Capabilities & Insights (C&I) Analyst – Automotive & Assembly

  • Tokyo

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in Tokyo, and be part of McKinsey’s Global Client Capability Network (CCN), which includes more than 3,000 diverse professionals delivering distinctive client impact and fueled by a culture of innovation.

Analysts in our A&A Practice receive exposure to leading companies, including manufacturers, suppliers and startups in areas of transportation (passenger cars, heavy duty vehicles, urban mobility, etc.) and industry (machinery, construction equipment, etc.). You will be part of the market research engine for a global management consulting firm committed to helping organizations create change that matters, supporting our clients’ most challenging operational and strategic questions. You will work with a large group of industry-shapers on disruptive trends such as autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, electric vehicles, shared mobility, sustainability, and more.

What You'll Do

You will work with McKinsey consultants in a fast-paced environment to conduct end-to-end research in response to specific requests.  

In this role, you'll research, analyze, and synthesize key client questions as well as identify data, information, and analyses to support problem-solving efforts and targeted industry research.  You will also provide synthesize findings by preparing McKinsey-formatted end-products through models, presentations, and written communications. You will act as a thought partner to client teams and clients. 

Over time, you will proactively develop and codify knowledge on new, emerging topics that are relevant to McKinsey and our clients in the industry, together with your research colleagues around the world. 

There is flexibility to hire at either the junior C&I analyst or C&I analyst level depending on your qualifications.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree from a reputable institution, preferably in automobile or engineering related areas
  • At least 2 years of professional experience
  • Experience in automotive, machinery or related industries, market research or consulting is preferred, but not required
  • Prior work as a securities analyst or industry research analyst at a bank, researcher at a think tank, market research company, or consulting firm, employee at other research-related function in business a plus
  • Strong knowledge in the automobile industry preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Solid understanding of financial, economic, and general business concepts and terminology
  • Strong multitasking ability, ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, professional attitude and ability to work proactively and independently as well as in a team
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills and native Japanese proficiency        
  • Willingness to work on wide variety of research topics in a highly demanding and results-oriented team environment
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Job Skill Group - N/A
Job Skill Code - JCIA - Junior Capabilities and Insights Analyst
Function -
Industry - Automotive & Assembly
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Apr 29 00:00:00 GMT 2021
LinkedIn Posting City - Tokyo
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Japan
LinkedIn Job Title - Capabilities & Insights (C&I) Analyst – Automotive & Assembly
LinkedIn Function - Analyst;Consulting;Research
LinkedIn Industry - Automotive;Management Consulting;Market Research
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Entry level