Climate Analyst

  • Jakarta
  • Singapore City

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in our Singapore office as part of our Sustainability Insights team.
McKinsey has the goal of helping all industry sectors transform to get to net zero by 2050 and to cut carbon emissions by half by 2030 – with this in mind, we have launched McKinsey Sustainability, our new client-service platform.
McKinsey Sustainability seeks to be the preeminent impact partner and advisor for our clients, from the board room to the engine room, on sustainability, climate, energy transition, and environmental, social and governance (ESG). We are committed to investing behind this goal over the next four years—through our client service, knowledge and capability building, acquisitions and alliances as well as pro-bono investments.
We are assembling the best talent in the world to deliver against these objectives. If you have relevant expertise in sustainability, energy transition, renewables, sustainable finance and decarbonization and would like to be part of a growing team in Asia that will drive enormous impact through client service, knowledge development and capability building, come join our Sustainability Insights Asia team.
Sustainability Insights (SI) houses our expertise in sustainability, energy transition, renewables, sustainable finance and decarbonization. SI experts work with clients to deliver on their sustainability objectives along with McKinsey traditional teams, and sector teams to develop recommendations based on the findings. SI is the repository of McKinsey’s cutting edge thinking, knowledge and insights on asset decarbonization, renewables, hydrogen, CCUS, sustainable financing, carbon offsets, electric vehicles and other relevant topics.

What You'll Do

You will analyze new and complex economic problems, design and apply advanced methods, and produce high quality end products for an exciting portfolio of clients.
In this role, you will work on projects ranging from supporting the design and implementation of climate policies across the world, helping clients set and meet climate commitments to providing corporates with leading strategic advice on carbon markets and climate issues. You will help clients assess the risk to their ops and portfolio across climate scenarios including physical risk, commodity risk, regulatory risk, etc. You will also help clients think through disclosure and compliance requirement. You will manage various workstreams within a project and will develop client relationships. You will structure and apply economic frameworks to analytical problems in order to develop client solutions. You will address client input and design materials that effectively communicate recommendations. You will combine traditional management consulting skills to quantify and forecast the impact of climate change as a key component of risk management methodologies and models.
You will participate in company improvements and may take the lead on internal change initiatives. You will also develop and see through plans, forecast resources and prepare budgets. You will keep up to date with knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.


  • MSc/MA or Ph.D. in economics, finance or related field  
  • 5+ years of experience in providing strategic advice on climate topics either as a consultant or internal strategy or similar function  
  • Experience in upward managing and supporting a multi-organization consortium  
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Good business development and project management experience 
  • Ability to think strategically and to work in a fast-paced and complex work environment  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English
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Job Skill Group - CSS Pre-Associate
Job Skill Code - JPS - Junior Specialist
Function - Sustainability
Industry - Oil & Gas
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Feb 25 00:00:00 GMT 2021
LinkedIn Posting City - Singapore
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Singapore
LinkedIn Job Title - Climate Analyst
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Strategy / Planning
LinkedIn Industry - Oil & Energy;Renewables & Environment
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Executive