EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Location of affected unit(s): Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hamburg.


Sector: Professional services
Legal, accounting, management, architecture, engineering, technical testing and analysis activities
70.2 - Management consultancy activities
Number Employed: 1400

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-04-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 27-04-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 490

Additional Information

On 27 April 2017, US-based business consultancy McKinsey announced to create some 490 jobs within 2017 in Germany. The company wants to create 340 new positions for consultants and 150 for non-consultants. The company has been successful in the last few years and foresees great business potential regarding digitalisation of the German industry.    

The new jobs will be created at all sites in Germany, i.e.in Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Hamburg. McKinsey currently employs around 1,400 members of staff in Germany.