McKinsey & Company Manager of HR & Talent - Client Service Capabilities Jobs in South Africa

McKinsey & Company Manager of HR & Talent - Client Service Capabilities Jobs in South Africa

Who You'll Work With

  • You will be a part of the HR & Talent Global team supporting our Client Service Capabilities function/CSC based in one of our North America or Europe offices.

  • You will be a part of the CSC HR & Talent team, supporting the fulfillment of talent needs within the CSC function. A secondary focus of this role will be ownership of the client development/ CD paths (Client Development Services & Client Development Consulting).

  • You will collaborate with global HR & Talent team members to ensure that CSC function and CD paths colleagues are well represented across all relevant talent initiatives, and contribute to the overall HR & Talent leadership team.

  • You will work closely with CSC leadership to shape talent strategy and will interact with other relevant leaders for CSC talent strategy to ensure proper alignment, integration and leveraging of synergies.

  • You will support the CD paths working closely with path leads as a strategic thought partner to shape and evolve talent strategy, as well as with review committee Chairs and Evaluators to support the growth and development of colleagues in CD paths. You will also occasionally engage directly with colleagues in CD paths (e.g., Advisors, Hub Managers, Proposal Experts) to support onboarding, coaching, and build connectivity and capabilities.

    What You'll Do

  • You will act as a strategic thought partner to CSC leaders to structure, oversee and implement a robust talent strategy that aligns with the overall business strategy and that of the broader firm.

  • In this role, you will help design and shape the broader value proposition for talent across the firm and specifically will work with the broader talent team to determine the people model and value proposition for the CSC function and related pathways.

  • You will define role progression and trajectory which both meets the function’s strategic talent needs and fits within the broader approach to talent across the firm including likely cross walks between pathways.

  • You will define future talent needs in order to enable our firm’s vision and determine and deploy best practice approaches for development and required tools
    for evaluation (e.g., performance criteria).

  • You will collaborate with global compensation function to define or adapt compensation structure relative to other roles at the firm and externally. You will collaborate with recruiting experts to define assessment strategy and value proposition including how to position roles relative to others at the firm.

  • You will be supporting the planning and talent moves within the supported function. You will partner with learning to ensure learning is up to date and tailored to path, and aligned with overall talent development efforts. You will manage and/or support performance review committees for development and advancement of colleagues.

  • You will serve as connector (and in the deal flow) to the firm’s People Function to ensure the right colleagues handle the right issues. You will navigate complex cases to ensure outcomes and manage projects/efforts to execute on defined talent strategy for function.

  • You will suggest changes to HR & Talent offerings and train the manager community on relevant aspects of talent strategy, talent management, talent best practices and evolution of models. You will provide counsel to line managers and others on development, reviews, and recognition.


  • University degree with excellent academic record; advanced degree preferred.

  • Previous talent strategy/management experience.

  • Project leadership including ownership mindset; ability to take an initiative from concept to implementation with appropriate leadership and stakeholder support.

  • Skills to engage with senior colleagues including identifying highest impact topics, establishing oneself as a thought partner and advancing the collective agenda.

  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively verbally and through written materials.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; McKinsey & Company Manager of HR & Talent - Client Service Capabilities Jobs in South Africa

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