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Expert Associate Partner - Education Investors and Service Providers

Company: McKinsey
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

You will join our Global Education Practice with an opportunity to help grow our impact to learner outcomes via service to education technology and service providers and their investors. As part of this role, you will interact with these impact-driven investors and operators, partnering with Managing Directors and VPs leading investment strategy, CEOs and their teams operating tech and service providers, and district leaders and university presidents working at institutions.

Our Education Practice is home to 200+ colleagues in North America and over 400 colleagues globally, consisting of educators, consultants, researchers, data scientists, designers, technologists, and operational leaders. We come together, often as blended teams, to serve clients who share our ambition of raising learner outcomes and expanding access. In the past three years, we have helped shape -$100B of investment impacting more than 50,000,000 learners. In this role, you would join our team as a senior leader charged with growing our reach and deepening impact.

You will help lead teams working to support growth and impact with technology, services, and investor clients in education, including due diligence on potential deals, portfolio company transformation and growth, new business building, exit strategy and sell-side support, private equity (PE) firm strategy and cross-asset optimization.

You will also have the opportunity to work across the non-profit service lines of the education practice, including with state and local government, universities, and philanthropy.

In this role, you will work directly with client leaders to drive change that is critical to successful realization of goals across the education landscape. As such, you will provide oversight, problem-solving support and practical industry expertise.

From the start of a project, you will be ensuring that engagement success is a priority. We engage at a deep level across our clients' businesses, working in small teams to build the capabilities, systems, and processes needed to deliver bottom-line results and then ensure those results are sustainable. Our work is about problem solving, coaching, and delivering lasting outcomes.

* 15+ years of experience in management consulting to private equity and education organizations
* Subject matter expertise in education domains with significant investment activity (e.g., ECE operators, K12 curriculum, back-office software solutions, higher education, corporate and lifelong learning, others)
* High level of entrepreneurship, professionalism, and excitement
* Proven track record of building high-performing, diverse, inclusive teams
* Strong problem-solver who can quickly process complex information and present it clearly and simply during change transformation efforts with clients
* Able to multi-task, work under pressure and deliver accurate and high-volume results on tight deadlines
* Have experience in and appetite for analytics and quantitative/data analysis and ideally in the education sector
* As applicable, comfortable traveling -20% to client sites

Keywords: McKinsey, Jersey City , Expert Associate Partner - Education Investors and Service Providers, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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