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McKinsey and Company Specialist, Climate Analytics and Transition Risk in Denver, Colorado

QualificationsMaster's or PhD degree in economics, finance, business, environmentalscience, material science or similar2+ years of relevant working experienceStrong interest in climate change and sustainability topics including theeconomic, business and regulatory aspects of sustainability/climatechange, ESG indicators, green economyUnderstanding of existing frameworks, methodologies and models such asIAMs, NGFS scenarios, TCFD framework and GHG datasets is an advantageExperience programming (beyond simple scripts) in a modern scientificlanguage (e.g. Python, Matlab, R) and experience with TensorFlow,Spark, Java, C#, C++, or C. Knowledge of SQL and SAS is a plusExceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skillsAbility to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization andacross different domains of expertiseAbility to thrive in a flexible and collaborative environment while producingindependent opinion and actionable recommendationsAbility to communicate complex ideas effectively - both verbally and inwriting - in EnglishWillingness to travel up to 50% (after current McKinsey travelrestrictions due to COVID-19 are lifted; all work is currently remote)Who You'll Work WithYou will be based in our Denver, CO or Waltham, Massachusetts as part ofMcKinsey's climate analytics team.Climate analytics is McKinsey's core team of experts focused on quantifyingand understanding the business impact of climate change for our clients. Theteam is a specialized team, within the broader sustainability group,composed of data scientists, engineers and expert consultants dedicated toconducting advanced analytics on sustainability topics.The Climate Analytics team works across all sectors at McKinsey - forexample, the public, energy, and financial sectors. Regardless of thesectors in which you work, you will get the opportunity to work withmulti-disciplinary teams with digital, analytics, research and businessbackgrounds. McKinsey fosters innovation driven by analytics, designthinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services andintegrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model towardasset-based consulting and is a foundation for, and expands our investmentin, our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a servicesolutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances,we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.What You'll DoYou will combine traditional management consulting skills with issues relatedto quantifying the impact of transitioning to a low carbon environment acrosscompanies and sectors, playing an important role in leading-edge knowledgedevelopment in areas relevant to climate change.We have a global client base and you will be exposed to a highly internationalenvironment. Your time will be split between supporting client projects anddeveloping assets, knowledge and tools within the field of climate changeand impact of low carbon transition.On client projects, you will apply proprietary tools and methodologies andfollow a data-driven approach to help clients understand financialimplications and the associated potential risks and opportunities from a lowcarbon transition. This can take you from designing a bottom-up value-at-riskmodel of a specific company and its assets to macro level sector analysis ofthe overall portfolio impact through to 2050 based on the impact of differentclimate policies.Additionally, you will be developing assets, knowledge and tools withinthe field of climate change and impact of low carbon transition. Within timeyou will be encouraged to develop into a world-class expert acting as athought partner to McKinsey senior leadership and our clients. You will havethe opportunity to work in an ambitious, stimulating and internationalprofessional environment across many sectors and industries. You will receivesupport through on-the-job coaching and training program.Equal Opportunity Employment DisclaimerMcKinsey and C