Professional Development Specialist
McKinsey & Company
Karachi, Pakistan
5d ago
  • Minimum 5 years in human resources, professional development, recruitment, ideally in a professional services environment
  • University degree, bachelor’s degree is a must and master’s degree a plus
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English
  • Proactive and can-do attitude; drive to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the team
  • Ability to work both in a team as well as independently; take appropriate initiative and problem solve, even in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to identify and manage priorities and deliver high-quality outputs under deadline pressure
  • You will work in our Karachi office as part of our Middle East professional development team. You will closely work with the consultants, professional development colleagues across the region, and the recruiting team.

    You will manage and coordinate the staffing and key people processes, and be responsible for coaching individuals in the Karachi office.

    You will be responsible for staffing consultants to client engagements and professional development at the Karachi office.

    You will manage the consulting staffing process including obtaining detailed information from senior leadership regarding studies and staffing needs, developing professional relationships with consultants to understand their experience, aspirations, and circumstances, and providing coaching and guidance to the consultants on their staffing and professional development.

    You will lead office-based consultant evaluation processes along with relevant people leaders. You will be enhancing consultants’ development by leading / participating in office initiatives such as new hire induction, team engagement activities / learnings, and development leader group meetings and oversee new hire orientation and integration.

    Also, one of your main tasks will be to monitor and raise emerging people issues with office leadership and drive associated problem solving and program development as needed.

    One of the key parts of your work will be to maintain accurate and up-to-date information in all people's information systems, develop these systems so that they are reliable and efficient, and lead analysis and reporting of key staffing and professional development metrics for local office leadership.

    Additionally, you will develop a network of professional development colleagues within McKinsey, to facilitate inbound / outbound staffing assignments and to ensure the flow and implementation of best practices.

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