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Local Office Administration

The SJO Administration team is the backbone of the Costa Rica center and provides a range of local services for all our colleagues.  We are a team of ~20 colleagues, comprised into 5 different sub-teams:


We are responsible for ensuring a safe and comfortable workplace.  We do all that is needed, from setting up workstations (including internal movements), organizing kitchen supplies, transportation for employees and guests, to leading brigades and emergency teams to ensure security in the workplace, and managing room reservations for meetings.

Finance & Payroll 

We manage all finance-related topics within and for the center, such as internal and external financial audits, accounts payable and receivable, payroll process, budget and controlling, and managing Free Trade Zone requirements. 

Human Resources 

We are responsible for providing guidance to our employees and management on various HR topics, such as new hires onboarding, providing information on secondary benefits, supporting transfers from and to other McKinsey offices, sharing labor law expertise, and organizing events and communications to the center.


We follow a unique recruiting approach to ensure a great candidate experience, and attract high quality talent for the different roles we have in the center. We also represent McKinsey at job fairs and other recruiting events, and act as firm ambassadors to establish McKinsey as an employer of choice. 

Local Office IT 

We work to provides a full range of IT support from new hire setup, to desk side support for all IT-related issues, including on-site video conference support.