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Technical Project Manager - Powered Procurement

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Service Line: Connected Technology

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Manager - Finance Transformation Consulting (Insurance)

Location: London

Service Line: Financial Management

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Lead Experience Designer (UX)

Location: London

Service Line: Connected Technology

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Senior Product Designer (UX)

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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Glasgow

Service Line: Tax Central

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Senior Product Designer (UX)

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Senior Product Designer (UX)

Would you like to join a team of highly skilled researchers, analysts and designers who collaborate in developing products and services that make a difference?

The Human-Centred Design (HCD) team in KPMG Technology work with hundreds of organisations worldwide to deliver outcomes that benefit users, consumers and employees and ultimately unlock business value through technology. The beauty of our approach is that it can be applied to any industry or market; we strategize, we discover, we hypothesise, we ideate, we test, we iterate, we deliver and, at every step, we put people and their needs at the heart of our decisions.

Come and challenge our clients to embrace change as we do, continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Whether creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, you’ll be part of a team of creators who design and build with passion and enthusiasm, on deep foundations of research, collaboration and technical capability.

About you
• You are inquisitive, have a passion for design and thrive on challenges
• You are creative and adaptive with a keen mind for collaboration
• You are mature with a lid on your ego and have a good sense of humour
• You enjoy working across a broad range of products, domains, sectors and industries

Responsibilities
• Ideate and create UX deliverables such as personas, journey maps, IA, prototypes and wireframes
• Design workshops and conduct research activities (e.g. interviews, observational studies)
• Create rich high-fidelity compositions incorporating user-experience methodologies
• Coach peers and junior designers for skills advancement and design education
• Communicate design, strategy and processes with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
• Build and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, peers, and stakeholders
• Create estimates of design efforts for sales assessments and strategic sales opportunities
• Create and manage deliverable documentation such as style-guides and visual implementation guides
• Adhere to and promote KPMG values and our team ethos to “do the right thing, and do it right”
• Adhere to and promote accessibility standards and ethical design principles
• Adhere to and promote Information Security related processes, procedures and role-based responsibilities

Desired skills and experience
• Significant design-related experience (various industries and B2B experience is a bonus)
• Skilled in common design tools; Sketch, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator), Figma etc.
• Experience with at least one prototyping tool such as Axure, Invision, Marvel etc.
• Familiarity with a range of research techniques and related deliverables
• Experienced in leading or facilitating workshops and conducting user / stakeholder interviews
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate, sell, defend, and receive feedback on work in a professional environment
• Good consulting skills that can drive design-related conversations, surfacing project requirements, building and nurturing relationships, and fostering environments for open, productive collaboration
• Attention to detail for project, consulting, and design
• Experience with working in a multi-disciplinary Agile environment (in-house or agency)
• Awareness and interest in current technology and design trends
• Strong self-motivation and teamwork skills, with the ability to build momentum and pivot if needed

Technical Project Manager - Powered Procurement

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Technical Project Manager (Grade C)

The Team:
KPMG is currently seeking a Technical Project Manager, for our Powered Procurement practice to support large organisations deliver technology led S2P transformation programmes using Coupa, Ivalua or Ariba. The candidate will be responsible for managing KPMG teams across multiple workstreams to ensure the timely delivery of programs within scope and budget. The successful candidate will work directly with KPMG and client management to ensure KPMG leading practise delivery methodology is applied. The candidate will also be required to develop junior team members in the PMO/Project management workstream and assist with any business development work in parallel with program delivery.

The Role:

Key accountabilities: Clients

• Lead the day-to-day project management activities of Powered Procurement engagements for various clients, including KPMG team management, plan and project RAID management, status reporting, project reviews and resourcing
• Responsibility for the delivery and quality of KPMG client deliverables
• Strong planning skills, proficient in Smartsheet, Microsoft Projects or similar planning tools
• Follow KPMG Powered implementation methodology and toolset for all customers and tailor to meet each customer’s unique business needs
• Deliver engagements on time and within the engagement profitability targets
• Forge strong relationships with clients, KPMG colleagues and third-party partners
• Create and maintain comprehensive engagement documentation and reporting
• Provide consistent and quality reporting to KPMG and client program leads
• Create and tailor detailed program plan(s) for clients during the planning phase
• Lead meetings such as program kick offs, workshops, reviews and governance bodies
• Drive KPMG program delivery leading practice and provide subject matter expertise and guidance to the client
• Support business development activities such as identification, proposal development, and other prospect activities; work with the appropriate KPMG resources from other service lines/industries
• Proven ability and experience in interacting with business leads to define implementation strategies and strategic direction
• Resolves problems quickly and effectively using creativity and innovation
• Proven ability to prioritise issues and multitask in fast paced and demanding environment
• A track record of working with onshore, offshore and 3rd party teams to source relevant expertise to deliver solutions
• Manage customers where up to 50% of your time may include travel

Key accountabilities: Quality
• Manage engagements according to KPMG's financial and risk management policies
• Manages scope and delivers timely and quality deliverables.
• Communicates risk and issues early to Leaders as appropriate.
• Executes projects to a level that meet member firm’s Quality standards within a commercial context.
• Contribute towards creating innovative and repeatable solutions which strengthen business performance and differentiate KPMG from our competition.
• Holds review (s) on completion of projects to identify lessons learned and enhance future quality and commercial planning.

Key accountabilities: People
• Supervise and performance manage KPMG staff working on assigned engagements
• Foster and develop junior team members in the Project Management/PMO workstreams
• Identifies development needs of team and provides coaching, mentoring and stretch assignments to attract, develop and retain our most talented colleagues.
• Plans and seeks opportunities to allocate team members responsibilities that will enable them to learn new skills that align to their goals.
• Meets deadlines throughout the Performance cycle both for personal development and appraisees ensuring quality feedback is requested, goals are set and monitored, providing feedback on engagement reviews
• Identifies development needs of team and provides coaching, mentoring and stretch assignments to attract, develop and retain our most talented colleagues.
• Effectively supports and manages underperformance, in line with local guidance and policies.
• Takes action to ensure wellbeing matters are properly handled and resolved by demonstrating empathy and awareness of team.
• Ensures team accurately charge time to Engagement codes to see true value of work delivered and to recognize individual/team effort.
• Actively shares knowledge with other KPMG colleagues/teams and contributes to the development of knowledge resources.
• Manages onboarding of new starters, including buddy responsibilities.

Key accountabilities: Public trust
• Completes all mandatory and regulatory training required by member firm by the due date.
• Does not undertake work that does not fit with firm capabilities or Risk Management criteria.
• Undertakes the appropriate training and coaching in line with member firm requirements.
• Pro-actively takes action to avoid Personal Independence breaches.
• Takes action and speaks up if they observe and/or are made of conduct that is inconsistent with KPMG’s values and ethical standards.

Manager - Finance Transformation Consulting (Insurance)

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

Client Delivery
• Manage Client delivery workstreams
• Take accountability for the successful delivery of engagement outputs and Client outcomes
• Provide structure and direction to the delivery of engagement activities
• 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 initiatives

People 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

• Previous Finance Transformation delivery experience
• Awareness and understanding of current and future regulatory changes within the Insurance industry
• Understanding of Insurance Finance processes and reporting requirements
• Experience in designing data, technology and business solutions to meet Client issues and challenges
• Strong people manager who is able to lead small teams and develop/coach others
• Experience of working on Client sales teams and developing strong Client relationships
• Experience working with and influencing stakeholders
• Project management experience
• Strong analytical and numerical skills
• Ability to create and deliver high level presentations and outputs to senior stakeholders
• Manage diverse project teams with a mixed of Client, KPMG, 3rd party suppliers and independent contractor resources

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
• Design and implementation of Target Operating Models within Insurance or Finance functions
• Experience of delivering and embedding operational and/or technology-supported changes within Insurance Strategic data modelling for a Finance function
• Detailed knowledge of Insurance Finance including leading practise reporting processes, controls and risks.
• Experience in leading the end-to-end solution design at major insurers including general ledger, data storage, consolidation solutions, reporting suite and planning, budgeting and forecasting

Lead Experience Designer (UX)

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Lead Experience Designer (UX)

Would you like to join a team of highly skilled researchers, analysts and designers who collaborate in developing products and services that make a difference?

The Human-Centred Design (HCD) team in KPMG Technology work with hundreds of organisations worldwide to deliver outcomes that benefit users, consumers and employees and ultimately unlock business value through technology. The beauty of our approach is that it can be applied to any industry or market; we strategize, we discover, we hypothesise, we ideate, we test, we iterate, we deliver and, at every step, we put people and their needs at the heart of our decisions.

Come and challenge our clients to embrace change as we do, continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Whether creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, you’ll be part of a team of creators who design and build with passion and enthusiasm, on deep foundations of research, collaboration and technical capability.

About you
• You are inquisitive, have a passion for design and thrive on challenges
• You are creative and adaptive with a keen mind for collaboration
• You are mature with a lid on your ego and have a good sense of humour
• You enjoy working across a broad range of products, domains, sectors and industries

Responsibilities
• Lead design work streams (managing people and quality of deliverables)
• Project planning, reporting, estimation, and resourcing
• Ideate and create (or oversee) UX deliverables such as personas, journey maps, IA and wireframes
• Create rich high-fidelity compositions incorporating user-experience methodologies
• Create and manage deliverable documentation such as style-guides and visual implementation guides
• Coach peers and junior designers for skills advancement and design process education
• Communicate strategies, design and processes with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
• Build and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, peers, and stakeholders
• Define and maintain ownership of process enhancements and toolkits
• Support business development initiatives
• Adhere to and promote KPMG values and our team ethos to “do the right thing, and do it right”
• Adhere to and promote accessibility standards and ethical design principles
• Adhere to and promote Information Security related processes, procedures and role-based responsibilities

Desired skills and experience
• Significant design-related experience (various industries and B2B experience is a bonus)
• Demonstrable experience of solving complex problems using various design methodologies
• Expertise in a wide range of research techniques and execution of related deliverables
• Expert at executing HCD deliverables, inc. research and design strategies, IA, personas, journey maps, wireframes and designs
• Ability to design and lead workshops with all levels of participants (users to C-levels and execs)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate, sell, defend, and receive feedback on work
• Exceptional consulting skills that include leading design-related conversations, surfacing project requirements, building and nurturing good relationship, and fostering environments for open, productive collaboration
• Strong leadership skills, coaching Designers, Analysts, and Development teams on the execution of design related activities
• Skilled in common design tools; Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator) etc.
• Experience with at least one rapid prototyping tool such as Axure, Invision, Proto.io etc.
• Experience with working in a multi-disciplinary Agile environment (in-house or agency)
• Awareness and interest in current technology and design trends
• Strong self-motivation and teamwork skills, with the ability to build momentum and pivot if needed

Senior Product Designer (UX)

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Senior Product Designer (UX)

Would you like to join a team of highly skilled researchers, analysts and designers who collaborate in developing products and services that make a difference?

The Human-Centred Design (HCD) team in KPMG Technology work with hundreds of organisations worldwide to deliver outcomes that benefit users, consumers and employees and ultimately unlock business value through technology. The beauty of our approach is that it can be applied to any industry or market; we strategize, we discover, we hypothesise, we ideate, we test, we iterate, we deliver and, at every step, we put people and their needs at the heart of our decisions.

Come and challenge our clients to embrace change as we do, continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Whether creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, you’ll be part of a team of creators who design and build with passion and enthusiasm, on deep foundations of research, collaboration and technical capability.

About you
• You are inquisitive, have a passion for design and thrive on challenges
• You are creative and adaptive with a keen mind for collaboration
• You are mature with a lid on your ego and have a good sense of humour
• You enjoy working across a broad range of products, domains, sectors and industries

Responsibilities
• Ideate and create UX deliverables such as personas, journey maps, IA, prototypes and wireframes
• Design workshops and conduct research activities (e.g. interviews, observational studies)
• Create rich high-fidelity compositions incorporating user-experience methodologies
• Coach peers and junior designers for skills advancement and design education
• Communicate design, strategy and processes with colleagues, clients and stakeholders
• Build and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, peers, and stakeholders
• Create estimates of design efforts for sales assessments and strategic sales opportunities
• Create and manage deliverable documentation such as style-guides and visual implementation guides
• Adhere to and promote KPMG values and our team ethos to “do the right thing, and do it right”
• Adhere to and promote accessibility standards and ethical design principles
• Adhere to and promote Information Security related processes, procedures and role-based responsibilities

Desired skills and experience
• Significant design-related experience (various industries and B2B experience is a bonus)
• Skilled in common design tools; Sketch, Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator), Figma etc.
• Experience with at least one prototyping tool such as Axure, Invision, Marvel etc.
• Familiarity with a range of research techniques and related deliverables
• Experienced in leading or facilitating workshops and conducting user / stakeholder interviews
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate, sell, defend, and receive feedback on work in a professional environment
• Good consulting skills that can drive design-related conversations, surfacing project requirements, building and nurturing relationships, and fostering environments for open, productive collaboration
• Attention to detail for project, consulting, and design
• Experience with working in a multi-disciplinary Agile environment (in-house or agency)
• Awareness and interest in current technology and design trends
• Strong self-motivation and teamwork skills, with the ability to build momentum and pivot if needed

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

Location: Glasgow

Capability: Tax

Service line: Tax Central

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Tax and Legal Technology Team
We are a team of 150+ technologists providing technology enablement services and solutions across the Tax and Legal business. This business has 250+ tax & legal professionals covering multiple disciplines.

The team is made up of Product Owners, Business Analysts, Multi-disciplinary Engineering teams and IT Service delivery professionals working on a large portfolio of systems used to improve productivity and solve key business problems across Tax & Legal.

We also build cutting edge web portals for clients to interact with KPMG, maximising collaboration and ensuring seamless delivery of information to our clients.

The Role
You will be leading the team of 2-3 QA Engineers working on variety of projects across the Tax and Legal Technology team. You will be continuously monitoring and guiding the testers to achieve the highest quality and QA standards. You will work as part of our development team to carry out comprehensive quality assurance testing for all product developments, enhancements and fixes for our software, which will include release and system testing with usage of automation. The purpose of the role is to ensure that the quality of our software is maintained at the highest possible levels, increasing the satisfaction of customers and reducing the number of issues using automated technologies.

In this role you will …
• Work as part of an agile software development team, ensuring high quality software releases
• Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of individual deliverables
• Develop, document and maintain functional test cases and other test artefacts like test data, data validation scripts and test harness
• Isolate, replicate, and report defects and verify defect fixes
• Establish good testing practices and strategies
• Create and update test automation scripts
• Establish the use of automated test technologies on projects wherever suitable.
• Test case reviews with cross-functional team members
• Create test plans and test closure reports
• Work independently on projects.
• Take an active role in mentoring and supporting development of junior team members

You will have ...
• A passion for delivering quality software focusing on excellent user experience and high fidelity to visual design
• Experience in designing and creating automated frameworks using Selenium or similar tools.
• Experience in C#, Java or similar object orientated programming language.
• Experience of using BDD tools such as SpecFlow or Cucumber
• Ability to create clear, concise, detail-oriented test plans and test cases
• Experience of using test management tools such as Zephyr and Jira
• Experience in implementing different testing techniques
• Ability to perform Integration and End to End testing
• Experience in capturing the Risks and implementing the mitigation process
• Ability to collaborate with Development team and business experts


You may have ...
• Experience in creating Test Strategy document
• Experience in performance testing using Apache JMeter, BlazeMeter or similar tools
• Ability to both lead and participate in the User Acceptance Testing
• Exposure to testing APIs manually or through automated tests
• Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with external/internal stakeholders
• A good understanding of the technical architecture of complex web applications
• Mobile testing experience through Manual or Automation
• Experience using BrowserStack or similar tools
• Exposure to Test containerisation using technologies such as Docker
• Experience in maintaining test pipelines using continuous integration tools like Jenkins / TeamCity/ADO
• An understanding of microservices architecture
• Query SQL and other databases for testing


The best of both worlds

We might be world leaders, but in many ways the department feels like a start-up, with a twist. There’s the buzz of scrum working, the thrill of shaping compelling experiences, the chance to surprise and stretch yourself in response to a fresh challenge. And then there’s all the resources, technology and high-profile projects of a major corporate entity. Crucially, we also offer the benefit of clear career progression.



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