Manager of Professional Development
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Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
People & HR Manager of Professional Development
Who You'll Work With
You will be based in our Atlanta, Boston, New Jersey, New York or Washington, DC office as part of the North American professional development community.
You will be responsible for managing a full range of professional development and staffing activities on a daily basis. This is done in collaboration with the location and/or practice partner group, other professional development managers and the North American professional development community. You will also build strong relationships with partners, associate partners and a broad range of client-facing colleagues.
What You'll Do
You will support location and/or practice leaders to help create and maintain a vibrant professional community.
In this role, you will serve as an adviser and sounding board for community building activities as well as provide analysis on cell-specific data for training and reporting purposes. You will help enable better decision making on both tactical (e.g. effective and efficient client team formation) and strategic (e.g. longer term sector strategy and people pipeline/initiatives) levels.
You will develop and coach individuals and facilitate their professional development. You will work with each consultant to build a trust-based relationship which includes an in-depth understanding of professional aspirations, experiences, strengths, development needs and relevant personal circumstances. You will manage the evaluation and feedback including reviews and evaluation processes (e.g. semi-annual reviews, upward feedback systems, candidate diligence, post-engagement surveys) in close cooperation with the respective review committee chairs and leadership.
  • Undergraduate degree; MBA or other professional degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a professional services firm
  • Strong interest and experience in professional development and people issues
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated track record of strong performance and contribution to and leadership in high performing teams
  • Good project management skills to lead and structure thinking and work; ability to multitask
  • Ability to adhere to the highest professional and process standards and stand firm on decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure and conflicting circumstances
  • Strong integrity, maturity and fairness in dealing with people and confidential information
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Job Skill Group - CSSA
Job Skill Code - MPD - Manager of Professional Development
Function - Firm Administration
Industry -
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Jun 09 00:00:00 GMT 2022
LinkedIn Posting City - Atlanta
LinkedIn Posting State/Province - Georgia
LinkedIn Posting Country - United States
LinkedIn Job Title - Manager of Professional Development
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Human Resources;Management
LinkedIn Industry - Human Resources;Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level

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McKinsey & Company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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