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Finance Transformation Consulting (Finance, Data & Systems) - Manager

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Service Line: Financial Management

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Senior Manager - Finance Transformation Consulting (Banking EPM)

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Senior Manager – People Consulting, Education, Skills & Productivity

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Finance Transformation Consulting (Insurance) – Assistant Manager

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Service Line: Financial Management

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Finance Transformation Consulting (Finance, Data & Systems) - Senior M

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Senior Manager – Workforce, People Consulting - UK Wide

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: People Consulting

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

KPMG is acknowledged as a leading advisor and professional services provider to the UK Healthcare industry with hundreds of professionals daily supporting our clients across the country. 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 including growing international revenues. 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 healthcare.
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.

Take a look at our website with the link below to see “What Makes Us Different”
http://www.kpmg.com/UK/en/about/WhatMakesUsDifferent/Diversity/Pages/default.aspx

The Role

As a senior manager in our growing IGH practice, you will play a lead role in work across government and healthcare but have a primary focus on the delivery of work for clients related to the health and care workforce. You will also lead the design and delivery of a range of projects and large-scale programmes of work.

You will be working with clients from a broad spectrum of organisations, including the NHS and care sector organisations, regulators in health, care, education, and government departments.,

Joining our industry leading IGH practice will expose you to work on a range of high-profile assignments helping organisations, politicians, policy makers and civic leaders address their most challenging issues

This role will focus on the growth of our revenue, team, offers and market presence focusing on workforce. Specifically, expanding our market in agile workforce planning and related workforce solutions to health and care systems, including provider organisations across England. This means that you will take a lead role in building client relationships, business development from marketing and proposal development to contract and delivery of the work.

You will benefit from working with and alongside specialists from a number of disciplines and experts from our Global Centres of Excellence. Given our position as one of the leading advisors to the NHS, social care, education providers and local and central government we are frequently approached to support the most complex and high-profile programmes of work. Examples of this include our work with NHS England/Improvement, NHS Scotland, the Department of Health and Social Care, the Care Quality Commission, Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council, Health Education England and the NHS Leadership Academy,

Responsibilities

- Propose and identify options and solutions to address complex client issues and challenges
- Perform a client delivery focused role which typically involves review of policy and regulatory issues, assessment of client need, development of appropriate solutions and communication and engagement with stakeholders and senior KPMG and client staff.
- Deliver and develop insightful proposals and propositions, which demonstrate KPMG’s market leading position.
- Develop networks across KPMG’s IGH team whilst also ensuring knowledge of wider firm services which can be used to add value for our clients on engagements.
- Be part of the proposal and delivery team on client engagements. Lead inclusive teams day-today to produce compelling analysis, presentations, reports and other deliverables that are well drafted and concise, whilst also addressing complex, politically-sensitive issues.
- Design, plan and facilitate events, workshops and interactive sessions to support our clients.
- Proactively maintain project oversight, including financial and project risk management.
- Proactively manage and provide guidance and people leadership to the wider team. Including building a diverse and inclusive team.
- Liaise regularly with the firm’s healthcare, education, and wider regulation teams.The Person

We expect that you will have

- Proven track record of delivering complex projects in healthcare, education, local government or related sectors.Knowledge and understanding of:

- You will be a talented and ambitious consultant with experience of a range of workforce related projects in health, education, central or local government, OR an experienced individual from the civil service, wider public sector or other industry sectors with a track record of policy development and project implementation skills.
- You will have the credibility and experience to lead KPMG and client teams to appraise, plan and deliver complex programmes of work.
- You will have a good understanding of the health and care policy agenda and demonstrate a strong desire to support clients in these areas.
- You will understand the changing nature of work and how this will shape the health and care workforce of the future
- You will have people and performance management experience, including experience of coaching or managing a wide range of staff.
- You will be experienced and comfortable presenting findings and analysis to boards and governing bodies of our clients and preparing papers and reports for quality review.
- Ideally, you will have experience of working with across a range of individuals and organisations and a keen interest in areas such as policy, service and workforce planning, the future of work, employee relations, the use of workforce analytics to inform strategy, how technology is shaping the way services and staff work and the role of health and care providers as anchor institutions .Qualification
The qualification for this role is not prescriptive. You will have considerable relevant experience and will need to demonstrate:

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced working environment including taking initiative, consulting with others where needed, in ambiguous and fluid situations
- Experience of leading programmes and large-scale projects
- Proficient in the use of a range of IT applications.
- Hold Security Clearance or be able to obtain clearance when you join usYou are likely to meet the skills and experience required for this role if you have consultancy experience or if you have experience of working at in a regulatory or policy environment or in a Government body or equivalent.
Additional Information

The role can be based in anyone of our major offices in the UK (Birmingham, Nottingham, London, Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh/Glasgow).

Finance Transformation Consulting (Finance, Data & Systems) - Manager

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team


In Financial Transformation, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business. Our mission statement is to create a sustainable practice which is recognized as being number one in the industry.

Our Financial Transformation practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading Investment and Retail Banks, focusing on understanding the core issues and opportunities, in order to deliver value-adding change across their Finance & Risk functions. The key drivers of change for our Banking and Insurance clients are regulatory reform, cost reduction and Finance optimisation and our service offerings reflect this demand.

As a result of our strategy and strong pipeline of exciting projects, we are looking to grow our Finance Data & Systems capability. We are looking for a candidate that brings a combination of technology skills, business acumen and possesses the ambition and potential to become future leaders of our Banking Finance Transformation consulting business. This is an exciting time to be part of growing business.



The Role


Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:


Client Delivery

- Manage Client delivery workstreams focusing on Solution and Architecture design and data modelling
- Take accountability for the successful delivery of engagement outputs and Client outcomes
- Provide structure and direction to the delivery of engagement activities
- Support relationships between Vendors and Clients to translate system ‘jargon’ into business terminology
- Build positive and collaborative relationships with senior Client stakeholders
- Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the Client and KPMG staff on engagements
Business Development

- Build and leverage both internal and external relationships to support Partners / Directors / Senior Managers to create business development and sales opportunities for the firm
- Contribute to the development of response for proposals (RFPs) to Client opportunities
- Develop innovative and Client focused go-to-market propositions
- Build credibility and relationships in the market
- Seek to cross-sell and bring opportunities to other part of the firm where appropriate
Practice Development

- Support senior management with internal operational responsibilities for the team
- Lead practice development initiatives and provide guidance to junior members of the team on these initiativesPeople Management

- Lead and/or contribute to formal training, knowledge sharing, networking activities for the team
- Act as informal career development mentor and coach for junior members of the team
The Person
Successful candidates should have Banking Industry experience, and in particular in-depth knowledge of their Finance function (including interactions with the Risk Function) and be able to demonstrate the following:

Core / Necessary skills & experience

- An appreciation for the end to end finance systems architecture, how each of the components are linked and technologies which are available in the market
- Experience designing strategic finance systems architecture and documenting transition states/roadmaps
- Working knowledge of the key technologies and systems involved in Banking finance including data platforms/warehouses, consolidation tools, reporting/analysis tools, ERP systems (including ledgers) and reference data stores
- Broad experience working in the Banking industry, with examples of delivering client work across Investment, Retail and Wholesale Banks
- Excellent understanding of the business model for Banks, including products, processes and operating models
- Understanding of key industry challenges across Banking, being able to translate these into strategic solutions
- Detailed knowledge of Banking Finance including leading practise reporting processes, controls and risks.
- Understanding of key technology trends in Banking including migration to Cloud, SaaS, Automation, Big Data etc
- Awareness and understanding of Banking reporting standards and requirements
- Ability to manage small teams and develop others
- Self-starting, pro-active team player that is experienced in working in challenging environments
- Ability to create and deliver engaging presentations and output reviews to senior Managers/Directors and client staff
- Flexibility to travel
Additional skills and experience (preferred)

- Accountancy qualification with strong post qualification experience (or equivalent experience)

Senior Manager - Finance Transformation Consulting (Banking EPM)

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

In Financial Transformation, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business. Our mission statement is to create a sustainable practice which is recognized as being number one in the industry.

Our Financial Transformation practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading Investment and Retail Banks, focusing on understanding the core issues and opportunities, in order to deliver value-adding change across their Finance & Risk functions. The key drivers of change for our Banking and Insurance clients are regulatory reform, cost reduction and Finance optimisation and our service offerings reflect this demand.

The Role

Successful candidates should have excellent Banking Industry experience, and in particular in-depth knowledge of their Finance function. They should also be able to demonstrate the following:

Client Delivery
• Mobilising and leading major and complex Financial Planning and Performance Management projects/programmes, with accountability for the successful delivery of Client outcomes
• Ability to manage cross-functional global engagement teams, both internally within KPMG, and external Client teams, across all strata of the organisation
• Leading development of EPM Client solutions and propositions, including embedding these within technology applications
• Analyse business drivers of Financial Services firms to enable the design of fit for purpose Client solutions
• Design of multi-dimensional planning models
• Ownership and review of analysis and reports delivered to Clients
• Oversight and input into the development of technical solutions delivered to the Client

Business Development
• The candidate will need to build and leverage both internal and external relationships to support Partners and Directors in driving business development and sales activities
• Leading the EPM Planning and Performance Management capability function and providing steer/input into Client proposals
• Lead the pursuit of business development opportunities that exist within EPM, including delivery of Client workshops on Planning and Performance Management

Practice Development
• Leading the development of processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business
• Perform a lead role in forming internally generated solutions that are developed by the EPM capability
• Lead, and form teams to support, the development of initiatives that grow and promote the EPM practice internally and externally
• Manage the FS EPM practice and programme initiatives

People Management
• Assist with goal development and coaching of staff to enable the growth of the junior management team within the FS FT practice
• Support the development of junior team members through formal EPM training as well as informal coaching & mentoring

The Person

• Experience of analysis Strategic and business drivers of Financial Services, specifically Banking
• Experience in modelling a banking organisation’s P&L and Balance sheet
• Functional experience of cost allocations and benefits tracking principles in a banking value chain
• Functional experience with FP&A tools like BOARD, Anaplan, Jedox, SAP SAC, TM1, Oracle EPM, or similar
• Broad knowledge of the Finance function and Finance operating models
• Strong people manager who is able to lead large teams and develop/coach others
• Experience of working on Client sales team and developing strong Client relationships
• Experience working with and influencing senior stakeholders
• Programme and project management experience
• Strong analytical and numerical skills
• Ability to create and deliver high level presentations and output reviews to senior executives/stakeholders and business managers
• Ability to review and challenge information that has been provided by other team members, ensuring the information is ‘fit for purpose’ and at the right level of granularity

Additional skills and experience (preferred)
• Accountancy qualification with strong post qualification experience (or equivalent experience)

Successful Candidates Should Have Experience in One Or More of The Following Areas
• Extensive experience in developing, selling and delivering Enterprise Performance Management solutions for global FS Clients in a multi-disciplinary environment, including Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting, Financial Performance Reporting and Multi-dimensional Profitability Analytics
• Experience in leading large Enterprise Performance Management programmes for FS Clients. This would ideally cover Design, Deployment and Client handover to ensure alignment with BaU FP&A cycles



Senior Manager – People Consulting, Education, Skills & Productivity

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: People Consulting

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

The Education, Skills & productivity (ESP) team within KPMG’s Infrastructure, Government & Healthcare (IGH) practice is at the heart of supporting the Education sector bodies in the shaping, planning and delivery of critical change with a particular focus on target operating model (TOM) design, process improvement, customer experience, capability development, financial resilience and IT enablement. ESP is a priority area for KPMG with significant investment plans and our team has big growth ambitions. This role sits within our People Consulting (PC) service line. Our IGH PC team helps to transform the performance of public sector organisations by changing the way people are led, managed and developed. delivering the people agenda on large scale, complex, transformational change programmes, and, by transforming corporate services through the implementation of leading edge people and technology solutions.

The Role

We are seeking a talented individual with experience of leading the delivery of large-scale transformation engagements in the Education sector and other relevant parts of government. This includes: People Strategy, Operating Model Development, Process Design, Governance, and HR Technology. We are looking for a new Senior Manager who can help drive our continued growth and focus on public and private sector clients.
Successful candidates will have a proven track record in management consulting, change management, or have held a relevant role within Higher Education, and will be expected to work as part of the wider PC and ESP leadership teams within IGH, with a specific focus on:
- Leading teams (including matrix and virtual teams) to deliver high quality client engagements – this will typically be between 75%-80% of your time - delivering strong Engagement Profitability;
- Provide specialist Transformation advice and work closely with client leads and team members to successfully deliver project outcomes
- Service Delivery Model implementation: Supporting the development of new Service Delivery Models, including: definition, design and implementation of roles, responsibilities, span of control, governance structures, Shared Services strategy and roll out
- Change Management: Supporting clients to identify practical strategies for engaging impacted staff and communicating the benefits of change
- HR Systems Implementation: Experience of leading the client-facing elements of HR cloud system implementation programmes – e.g. planning, process validation, change management, communications. This experience is highly desirable but not essential
- Business Case and Roadmap Development: Building the business case to demonstrate a value proposition for senior management to make a decision to move forward projects
- Working closely with the ESP Consulting Lead to build and action Go-to-Market plans in support of the Firm’s broader Higher Education strategy
- Leading and supporting bid and business development activity, including the development of thought leadership / articles for publication
- Practice development: leading initiatives that are key to scaling the business including knowledge management, capture of IP and practice events
- Developing and maintaining relationships to identify and shape future solutions and market trends - working internally with Consulting Industry Leaders, Client Lead Partners, Business Development Managers and externally with clients and KPMG partners
- Actively supporting our people strategy through coaching and development of team members and acting as a Performance Manager for one or more staff.The Person
- We are looking for someone who is a natural team player with a strong focus and flair for people development and team leadership. You should have established yourself in the market place as credible Education and / or HR Transformation delivery leads
- Have demonstrable experience of Higher Education, plus one or more of Local Government, Further Education, Housing and Policing, be an existing management consultant or from a relevant role within the public sector. All candidates must have deep and relevant Higher Education experience evidenced by a demonstrable track record of shaping, planning and delivery of operational, financial or organisational change in this sector
- Be able to operate effectively at Senior Leadership Team level and demonstrate an ability to successfully carry out business development. They must be pro-active in identifying and progressing business opportunities for the long term benefit of both clients and KPMG (this includes identifying new opportunities and potential sell on opportunities for existing work)
- Be outcome focused, enthusiastic and self-motivated leaders
- Possess excellent written and verbal communication and reasoning skills;
- Strong commercial and financial analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
- Have strong project management skills to deliver large or complex engagements to time, quality and to budget
- Understand, adhere to and promote quality and risk management standards
- Lead by example ensuring client needs, expectations and agenda remain at the forefront of our work
- Proactively build and maintain strategic relationships with key internal & external stakeholders (for example Vice Chancellors, Deputy / Pro Vice Chancellors, Chief Operating officers or Finance Directors)
- Master’s degree or equivalent specialist knowledge in management across performance or strategic management;Qualifications such as CIPD, Occupational psychology, MBA, or Prince2 would be beneficial but not essential
- Evidence of maintaining CPD
- Professional Consulting, Project Management or Programme Management qualifications are desirable. Higher Education experience of driving organisation change is essentialThe base location is flexible across our London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol offices. Travel is however an essential part of the role due to the nature of the projects.

Finance Transformation Consulting (Insurance) – Assistant Manager

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


This is a fascinating time for Financial Services and our firm. While there are significant challenges, the opportunities to lead and reshape the future have never been greater. Clients are placing a premium on the services provided by the advisors they trust. As a global leading professional services firm with over 17,000 staff in the UK alone and a track-record of delivering market-leading solutions, we work collaboratively with our clients to develop strong relationships and become their advisors of choice.

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

The Team
In Financial Transformation, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business. Our mission statement is to create a sustainable practice which is recognized as being number one in the industry.

Our Financial Transformation practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading Insurance firms, focusing on understanding the core issues and opportunities, in order to deliver value-adding change across their Finance functions. The key drivers of change for our Banking and Insurance clients are regulatory reform, cost reduction and Finance optimisation, and our service offerings reflect this demand.

The Role
Successful candidates should have some Insurance Industry experience, and preferably working knowledge of the Finance function. They should also be able to demonstrate the following:

Client Delivery
•Work as part of a mixed KPMG and Client resource project team to deliver elements of the Finance Transformation engagements
•Support the team and contribute to the successful delivery of engagement outputs and Client outcomes
•Build positive and collaborative relationships with KPMG and Client resources
•Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the Client and KPMG staff on engagements

Business Development
•Support the management and leadership in developing innovative and Client-focused go-to-market propositions
•Contribute to the development of response for proposals (RFPs) to Client opportunities
•Build awareness of the core Finance processes, data models and systems and an understanding of typical Client issues in the market
•Seek to identify business opportunities on your day to day role on Client engagements, and where appropriate bring to the attention of the engagement lead / manager

Practice Development
•Support senior management with internal operational responsibilities for the team
•Support the management and leadership in developing innovative and Client-focused go-to-market propositions

People Management
•Participate in skills training, knowledge sharing and networking activities with the team

The Person
•Previous experience delivering changes within Insurance or a Finance function
•Awareness of current and future regulatory changes within the Insurance industry
•Understanding of Insurance Finance processes and reporting requirements
•Experience in supporting the design of data, technology and/or business solutions
•Strong communication skills and ability to develop strong relationships
•Experience working with a diverse stakeholder group
•Strong analytical and numerical skills
•Ability to create and deliver high level presentations and outputs for internal presentation/review

Additional skills and experience (preferred)
•Part or recently completed Accountancy qualification (or equivalent experience)





Finance Transformation Consulting (Finance, Data & Systems) - Senior M

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team


In Financial Transformation, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business. Our mission statement is to create a sustainable practice which is recognized as being number one in the industry.

Our Financial Transformation practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading Investment and Retail Banks, focusing on understanding the core issues and opportunities, in order to deliver value-adding change across their Finance & Risk functions. The key drivers of change for our Banking and Insurance clients are regulatory reform, cost reduction and Finance optimisation and our service offerings reflect this demand.

As a result of our strategy and strong pipeline of exciting projects, we are looking to grow our Finance Data & Systems capability. We are looking for a candidate that brings a combination of technology skills, business acumen and possesses the ambition and potential to become future leaders of our Banking Finance Transformation consulting business. This is an exciting time to be part of growing business.


The Role


Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:


Client Delivery

- Independently lead large scale Banking Finance Transformation workstreams focusing on Solution and Architecture design with accountability for the engagement delivery and client outcomes
- Ability to communicate and demonstrate, through delivery, the benefits of KPMG’s Finance Systems Transformation approach and ensure benefits are realised for our clients
- Ability to manage cross functional global engagement teams both internally within KPMG and external client teams
- Building rapport and maintaining external vendor relationships to support delivery of each engagement. Acts as a conduit between vendors and client teams and translate system ‘jargon’ into business terminology
- Build positive and collaborative relationships with senior client stakeholders
- Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the client and KPMG staff on engagementsBusiness Development

- The candidate will need to build and leverage both internal and external relationships to support Partners and Directors in driving business development and sales activities
- Will lead and/or support the development of related response for proposals (RFPs) and sales pitches to potential clients
- Develop innovative Go-to-Market propositions based on client issues
- Build credibility and relationships in the Market including with prospective clients and with technology vendors
- Seek to cross-sell and bring opportunities to other part of the firm where appropriate
Practice Development

- Leading the development of processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business
- Lead, and form teams to support, the development of initiatives that grow and promote the practice internally and externally
- Manage the FS Finance, Data & Systems practice and programme initiatives
People Management

- The candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record or leading delivery teams as well as developing teams within a consulting practice.
- Act as formal performance manager for junior members of the team and actively participate in our bi-annual appraisal process
- Support the development of junior team members through formal training as well as informal coaching & mentoring capacities
The Person


Successful candidates should have Banking Industry experience, and in-depth knowledge of their Finance function (including interactions with the Risk Function) and be able to demonstrate the following:


Core / Necessary skills & experience

- Understanding of key technology trends in Banking including migration to Cloud, SaaS, Automation, Big Data etc
- Experience of delivering key Finance technologies including (but not limited to) Oracle, SAP, Workday, Microsoft Dynamics, Anaplan and OneStream
- Strong understanding of the end to end finance systems architecture, how each of the components are linked and technologies which are available in the market
- Ability to design strategic finance systems architecture to meet client requirements and build the transition states/roadmaps required to reach the target state
- Good knowledge of the key technologies and systems involved in Banking finance including data platforms/warehouses, consolidation tools, reporting/analysis tools, ERP systems (including ledgers) and reference data stores
- Strong understanding of the business model for Banks, including products, processes and operating models
- Understanding of key industry challenges across Banking, being able to translate these into strategic solutions
- Knowledge of Banking Finance including leading practise reporting processes, controls and risks.
- Awareness and understanding of Banking reporting standards and requirements
- Strong people manager, able to lead large teams and develop others
- Self-starting, pro-active team player that is experienced in working in challenging environments and within a multi-disciplined Global team
- Ability to create and deliver engaging presentations and output reviews to senior executives/stakeholders and business managers.
- Ability to review and challenge information that has been provided by other team members, ensuring the information is ‘fit for purpose’ and at the right level of granularity
- Flexibility to travel
Additional skills and experience (preferred)
Accountancy qualification with strong post qualification experience (or equivalent experience)


Experience

We are looking at candidates who can demonstrate the following relevant experience:

• 5 years+ Insurance Finance Transformation consulting and technology implementation experience

• IFRS 17 data & systems implementation and test delivery experience

• Experience in managing diverse teams, working remotely across international locations

• Experience in designing and building IFRS 17 data and systems technology solutions
• Experience in overseeing the software development cycle of technology assets such as agile development, unit testing and release management




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