Corporate Services Transformation Manager

Location: Birmingham, Bristol & Other locations

Capability: Consulting

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Location: Birmingham, Bristol, London, Manchester

Capability: Consulting

Experience Level: Manager

Type: Full Time or Part Time

Service Line: IGH Consulting

Contract type: Permanent

Job description

Corporate Services Transformation Manager – KPMG – Consulting


The KPMG Consulting function is a cornerstone of our business.  Operating from London we do work that matters, serving the country with diligence and expertise.

KPMG is one of the world's largest and most respected consultancies.  We've supported the UK through times of war and peace, prosperity and recession, political and regulatory upheaval. We've proudly stood beside the institutions and businesses which make the UK what it is.


By encompassing a wide range of disciplines across a breadth of areas such as Strategy, Forensic, Risk and Regulatory, People and Talent, and Operational and Financial Transformation, we become immersed in our clients' organisations, applying sector knowledge and technology solutions to deliver the best possible outcomes and get it right first time.


Why Join KPMG as an Corporate Services Transformation Manager?


KPMG is acknowledged as a leading advisor and professional services provider and our FT Team is an integral part of KPMG’s Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare (IGH) Consulting practice.  Joining our industry leading practice will expose you to work on a range of high profile assignments helping clients address their most challenging issues and achieve their biggest opportunities. You will benefit from working with and alongside specialists from a number of disciplines and experts from our Global Centres of Excellence. 

You will be joining a successful and growing team, who are looking to consolidate recent year-on-year growth and deliver a step change in the size and reach of our practice. This is an exciting opportunity for talented individuals who are looking to grow their skills and abilities within a well regarded and rapidly expanding team, offering clear progression opportunities.  

We are keen to recruit talented people who have the energy and drive to succeed in a dynamic and challenging environment and who have a passion for delivering excellent service and building strong relationships in local government. 

The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge. We are keen to support and develop our people to enable them to be the best they can be. 

We believe we are market leaders in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and want to encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.


What will you be doing?


  • Management of client CST engagements, including client facing responsibilities day to day and leading small teams; 
  • Managing upwards of KPMG colleagues to ensure Partners, Directors and Senior Managers remain up to date with progress of client delivery and Engagement Management fundamentals;  
  • Inputting as an SME into wider CST and IGH engagements where required; 
  • Ownership and delivery of quality, efficient and profitable engagements; 
  • Support business development effort for a particular capability within CST, or for a group of clients;  
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships externally and internally; 
  • Support the delivery of compelling engagement proposals which result in winning engagements.  
  • Contributing to practice and risk/commercial management, including thought leadership and business development activities;  
  • Motivate and generate commitment from team members; 
  • Demonstrate continuous self and team development;  
  • Share knowledge with the team; 
  • Willingness to support non-CST engagements as and when CST opportunities are not available


What will you need to do it?

  • Experience of supporting or taking a lead role in back office transformation, and demonstrating the skills documented in the job description above, including but not limited to, finance transformation, people and change management, organisational transformation, operating model design and implementation and shared services design and implementation;
  • Some experience of leading smaller engagements, but also working on strategically important and higher value engagements, including those with fees in excess of £250k; 
  • Some experience of leading smaller engagements;  
  • Experience working with Deputy Director and above equivalents in the public sector, or C-Suite executives in the private sector; 
  • Experience of leading small teams and project management; 
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring junior colleagues with demonstrable improvement in their performance;  
  • Advanced Analytical ability and attention to detail;  
  • Problem solving skills; 
  • Willing to develop cross service line network to facilitate and deliver the breadth of the firm into client relationships; 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.  


Key Skills:

  • Candidate must be elegible, able to gain and retain National Security Vetting at the level of Security Check (SC). 
  • Awareness of public sector requirements (e.g. Green Book business cases, capital and resource funding); 
  • Awareness of intelligent automation and its potential applications; 
  • Awareness of business intelligence tools; 
  • A formal qualification in your capability, i.e. a chartered accountant in finance 


Our Locations:


We are open to talk to Corporate Services Transformation Managers in the London, Bristol, Birmingham or Manchester area as this is where the team is based.


With 20 sites across the UK, we can potentially facilitate office work, working from home, flexible hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please register and discuss this with our team.


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Why Consulting at KPMG?

Technology is a critical focus for us. It underpins everything we do. We're investing in technology like never before – not least because the pace of technological change is disrupting organisations in new and challenging ways. Through advanced data analytics and emerging tech-enabled solutions like AI and machine learning, we're helping clients across diverse sectors to navigate that change. We enable them to avoid any unnecessary risks and to uncover new, transformative opportunities that could give them a competitive edge. A career here means stretching your skills and honing your expertise by solving complex problems as part of a collaborative, results-driven and supportive team. Whether we're helping our clients to reduce their costs, make better decisions, improve efficiencies or deploy the latest technologies, we bring together broad specialisms and talents to deliver robust, connected solutions.

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