Careers in the Middle East

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Working at McKinsey in the Middle East

You will work with some of the most talented, creative people in the Middle East and the world—serving leading companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organisations on their most important challenges. No two days will be the same—your working environment will be rich, multilayered, and challenging.

Life as a Consultant

Learn how our consultants work, get a sense of life in our Middle East office, and find out about the training and development... programs we provide.

Role Descriptions

Discover the career opportunities we offer for professionals and recent graduates, as an associate, junior associate, or business... analyst.

How to Apply

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Swapping the C-suite for a career in consulting

– Sonia, a partner in Dubai, left nearly three decades in banking to begin her career as a consultant, helping clients across the... world to navigate digital transformations and build digital businesses.

Building unicorns from scratch

– Jhonny, an associate partner in Leap by McKinsey, EEMA, loves that it enables him to roll up his sleeves, and help execute, and... drive sustainable, inclusive growth for innovative businesses.

Fresh approach to solving problems

– Dubai-based Priti shares her McKinsey story and encourages students and experienced professionals to join her for WomenHack... this year. Applications are open until March 31.

Blending and balancing

– Jigar has found how to balance his fulfilling career with his family, even during COVID-19.

Never stop growing

– Yassir appreciates the support he has received from McKinsey to grow and work on meaningful projects. He now coaches others to... help them continue learning, too.

Growing with McKinsey into new areas

– Hassan joined McKinsey to continue his consulting career. Being open to change led him to a new role heading people functions... in Dubai.

Finding balance in tricky times

– Rachid’s role as a partner evolved during COVID-19, and he has found new ways to take care of himself, his family, and his... clients.

Being a global citizen, serving clients and helping build the firm

– Purujeet has built Client Capability Centers in four countries to help clients around the world form their strategies, expand... their skills and develop their leaders.

Middle East office’s Operations & Implementation Women’s Webinar

– Aarati, a McKinsey implementation associate based in Dubai, shares, “McKinsey is an incredible place to pursue your passions.... The incredible colleagues, leaders, mentors and community of fellow parents - everyone supports me and helps me preserve my boundaries so I feel I can achieve it all.”

Finding meaning and purpose at McKinsey

– Francesca didn’t think she could find meaning and purpose in a private sector job until she came to McKinsey

Embracing the experience

– With the support of her mentors, Aseel finds purpose and grows as a leader as an experience designer in Dubai.

Success through collaboration

– Ferit, a data scientist in Istanbul, solves challenging technical problems in a fast-paced environment with the support of his... team.

Shaping a trajectory toward sustainability in Dubai

– If you join McKinsey, you can take your passions to the next level, like Joelle, who’s using her client work and free time... to make a difference in the environment.

Make your dreams of helping others come true

– Hamed joined McKinsey as a healthcare analyst in Riyadh to make a bigger difference.

Finding my new home

– Oana took a project in Doha that made such a big impression on her, she moved there from Bucharest. Travel with her.

A new beginning

– Jad took a leap of faith and joined McKinsey as a product manager in Dubai. Learn how he’s using tech to help CEOs transform... their businesses in our ever-changing digital world.

Evangelizing design

– Kashiff shares how McKinsey has given him the ability to combine creativity and analytics as a design director-consultant in Abu... Dhabi.

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