Deadline: August 11, 2023 00:00 CEST
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Date: August 25, 2023
Eligibility: first-year undergraduate students who aspire to be future leaders
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

McKinsey Future Leaders Prize 2023

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm with six offices across Africa – Johannesburg, Lagos, Luanda, Casablanca, Nairobi, and Addis Ababa. The Johannesburg office was established in 1995 and has ~80 Consultants working across the whole continent.

Do you aspire to be a future leader?

McKinsey Future Leaders Prize invites first-year undergraduate students who aspire to be future leaders, making an impact that matters, and those excited about growth and development.

You will receive mentorship, learn, network, and interact with McKinsey consultants. You will also learn more about consulting and understand the type of work McKinsey is doing in South Africa and the continent.

What socio-economic problem in South Africa would you solve?

Submit a 1000-1200 word essay on the topic “Given the opportunity, what socio-economic problem in South Africa would you like to solve? What are the innovative ways you would go about solving it?”

Two winners will each win an R15 000 cash prize.

Additionally, you will:

  • Interact with McKinsey leaders as they talk about their professional journeys, personal experiences, and expertise
  • Learn about the potential opportunities offered in our office
  • Meet people, network, and connect with our consultants
  • Get exposed to skills development and personal development
  • Find out about McKinsey’s recruitment process

Building capabilities and creating African leaders

McKinsey has conducted over 1800 engagements in South Africa and has 10 nationalities represented among its Johannesburg office colleagues.

It serves many leading African organizations across sectors, including energy and materials, financial services, consumer goods and retail, telecommunications, infrastructure and logistics, and the public and social sectors. It also plays an important role in building capabilities and creating African leaders.

Interested in applying for the McKinsey Future Leaders Prize 2023? Register your participation by following the application link and taking the suggested steps.

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