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Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - HALO

Location: Manchester

Service Line: MC Technology

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Director - Marketing Proposition Lead, Connected Customer

Location: London

Service Line: Customer

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Manager - Data Architect, Data Architecture + Engineering

Location: London

Service Line: Tech - Technology Services

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Director & Brand Proposition Lead, Connected Customer

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Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - KPE

Location: London

Service Line: MC Technology

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Risk Analytics - Senior Manager - Connected Technology

Location: London

Service Line: RC Technology

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Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - HALO

Location: Manchester

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The team

This year has seen the establishment of KPMG’s Connected Technology practice, this creates significant scale and opportunity to bring the best of KPMG’s technology services and solutions to our clients.
We are looking for individuals with a wide range of experience to help us take the best of KPMG to priority clients in our regional offices, designated as key due to their position in the market, kudos in a local community, and/or forward-looking strategy.

This role will be focussed on the sale and delivery of KPMG Connected Technology services and solutions, working as part of cross-functional consulting teams, to these priority accounts.
There will be two teams, which are being formed in pursuit of these clients: “Midlands and South” region and the “North and Scotland” region, each led by a Director in our market-facing technology teams. Each Director will be supported by two Senior Managers. The prime focus of the teams will be being the identification and creation of new revenue streams, bringing new clients to the firm.

The expectation is that this team will both sell and deliver work, with a focus on sales in the current financial year. It is envisaged that as a point of continuity, the individual responsible for the sale will remain involved in the engagement in some way, at a minimum providing input and oversight, with a view to building longer term relationships with these accounts.

The Role

The role of a Connected Technology Senior Manager within this team will be required to carry out the following activities:

Business Development

- Understand, and be able to position the firm’s Technology and broader Consulting propositions and services;
- Independently and actively research and identify clients and opportunities;
- Assist in the creation of a plan for the current financial year, regarding the type of pursuits and specific client targets;
- Build profitable, long-term relationships with clients built on trust and thought leadership;
- Lead pursuits and win work with clients;
- Work closely with other parts of KPMG consulting and the wider KPMG businesses to deliver the best solutions for our clients;
- Leverage experience from previous clients to provide offerings applicable to our priority accounts;
- Create and manage strong relationships with Partners, Directors, and the Business Development community across the regional offices; and
- Assist in the identification, creation and execution of relevant external events that generate opportunities, which are then converted into sales.
Client Delivery

- Work with our clients as a trusted advisor supporting their journey towards better use of technology;
- Lead mid-size to large client engagements end-to-end, including both Technology and broader Consulting engagements;
- Deliver with excellence to create templated, repeatable, referenceable engagements to delight our Customers;
- Generate positive client satisfaction that creates additional work; and
- Manage the delivery of client work to all agreed financial and quality metrics.
Practice Development

- Create thought leadership in technology and work with other internal teams to create targeted propositions; and
- Be an ambassador for technology in KPMG, communicating our propositions and strategy in order to create opportunities and drive awareness.
The person

This role is an exciting opportunity to help open new opportunities, taking the breadth of KPMG solutions to our key accounts. We are looking for the following behaviours & mind set:•Proven ability to interact at senior levels internally and externally, capable of building long-lasting relationships and networks;
A self-starter, motivated to generate new business; and
Adaptable, willing to learn, try out new approaches, and expand your knowledge.

We are looking for individuals with demonstrable experience across several of the “Connected Technology” solutions and services as below:

- Technology Strategy
- Enterprise Architecture
- Programme & Project Management (Technology Transformation)
- Technology Risk & Cyber Security
- Data, Analytics & Automation
- Cloud / Software Engineering
- Industry Technology solutions (e.g. ERP, CRM, digital…)
- Integrated Enterprise Process Frameworks (e.g. APQC)
Individuals should also be able to demonstrate a track record of business development, client delivery and practice development as outlined above.

We're looking for candidates be based in the North of the UK and within a reasonable commute to a KPMG office

Director - Marketing Proposition Lead, Connected Customer

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Customer

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Full Time



The Role



This is a senior leadership role within KPMG’s Customer division – one of the fastest-growing and strategically vital areas of the group. This is a newly created role which will focus on winning and developing profitable client work; leading marketing & customer growth teams to exceed client objectives; and building a world-class powered marketing proposition for KPMG.


KPMG is putting customer-centric transformation at the heart of their strategy – and a highly effective marketing proposition will be an essential component. The current marketing proposition needs strengthening considerably and transforming into a KPMG Powered signature process – therefore this role will balance hands-on delivery with exceptional senior leadership – building the capabilities from the ground up to deliver a world-class marketing proposition whilst simultaneously developing a strong pipeline of customer marketing client opportunities.




Responsibilities



This is a newly created role – with responsibilities aligned to the three critical role objectives:


Winning & developing profitable client work:




Developing a day 1 connected customer marketing proposition for immediate roll-out – quickly understanding client pain points and tailoring high-impact solutions based on superior insight.



Identifying and securing a strong pipeline of marketing-led client opportunities



Supporting cross-functional & market teams’ client work with marketing leadership & expertise throughout the client lifecycle



Leading marketing & customer growth teams to exceed client objectives:



Identifying (internally and externally) and bringing together the right talent mix for each client opportunity



Providing inspirational leadership across multiple teams (KPMG and client side) to ensure the best possible client outcome – whilst creating an environment where our talent can thrive




Building a strong bench of marketing talent within KPMG



Building a world-class Powered Marketing proposition:



Creating a 3 year roadmap to establish KPMG as a leader in customer marketing consulting



Harnessing the customer marketing expertise from across the KPMG group – and sourcing/creating new capability – to launch a Powered Marketing proposition



Acting as the authority on marketing within KPMG and visibly championing and promoting KPMGs marketing credibility externally




Scope of role

The role is a band A (director) within KPMG’s customer division and will support all functions and markets where appropriate

This role will be the proposition stack lead for Marketing within KPMG

Scope of Powered Marketing capabilities: Effectiveness & Optimisation; Capability & Operating Model; Strategy, Planning & Portfolio Mgt; Communications Strategy & Lifecycle; Supplier/Agency Mgt & Audit; Automation, Mar/Adtech.


The Person



A proven marketing leader with 10yrs+ client side senior mgt experience

An exceptional leader – with proven ability to inspire teams and create environments in which people can thrive. Experience of building and leading cross-functional / market teams across multiple businesses / geographies essential

Substantial knowledge & experience across the customer marketing value chain: insight & strategy, planning, brand, acquisition, value management, retention

Substantial knowledge & experience of marketing operations: target operating model, effectiveness & optimisation, systems & infrastructure (inc martech & MMM), agency mgt, media auditing

Deep understanding of marketing theory – with demonstrable evidence of putting into practice in firms with local and global footprint

Highly analytical – able to digest significant volumes of data & to arrive at impactful and actionable insights. Specific experience of MMM and econometric measurement to drive performance essential

Highly commercial – ability to quickly demonstrate the £value of customer & marketing activity –P&L management experience

Highly credible with c-suite level decision-makers – experience of demonstrating value of marketing to senior finance professionals and selling in customer / marketing strategies based on robust business cases

Large external network – with key decision-makers – in one or more market sectors

Excellent academics in relevant marketing areas


Qualifications



Educated to MBA / postgraduate level



Additional marketing leadership qualifications desirable





Additional Information


The role can be based in anyone of our major offices in the UK (Manchester, London, Leeds, Edinburgh or Glasgow) and will include travel; candidates must have a willingness to travel frequently, both domestically and internationally on occasions, with the potential to be away from home for set periods of time.






Manager - Data Architect, Data Architecture + Engineering

Location: London

Capability: Technology

Service line: Tech - Technology Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

The Data Architect will work within Data Architecture + Engineering, one of the teams under Digital Lighthouse. The role of the team is to deliver data-centric solutions using a consistent, accelerated, efficient methodology blended across the UK and India (KGS). Our work involves the transformation of an organisation’s data management as well as embedding analytics to support their digital transformation and strategy. Our customers benefit from increased automation, efficiency and quality, saving them time and cost and unlocking latent value from their data.
We specialise in the following areas:
• Data Strategy, Architecture and Governance
• Data Management and Security
• Data Modelling
• Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
• Data Integration
• Data Platforms
• Data Quality and Integrity
• Reporting and Analytics
• Data Visualisation and Storytelling.
We base our solutions around the Microsoft Azure stack, augmented with additional vendor products as and when required. We work with our customers and other KPMG teams in an open, collaborative manner; we share knowledge; we thrive on challenge; we continually learn; we understand when we collectively succeed, we individually succeed; and we have fun doing it.

The Role
We established our team two years ago. Due to our continued success, we have a healthy, increasing demand pipeline meaning we need to grow the team further.
The Data Architect will work closely with customers to define and agree requirements. They will architect, design, cost and plan solutions and will support delivery teams as those solutions are implemented into live service. They will report into and support the Principal Data Architects as the team is managed on a day to day basis and strategic outcomes are delivered. They will lead and mentor junior members of the team. They will build strong networks in KPMG UK and globally.

The Person
• Experience in several or all of the areas described above
• Experience in architecting, designing and implementing solutions in the Microsoft Azure stack using technologies such as Azure Data Factory, Databricks, SQL Server, Synapse Analytics, Analysis Services and Power BI
• Skilled in data modelling across both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) use cases
• Experience of Alteryx, Qlik, Tableau and the AWS and GCP platform stacks is an advantage
• Experience of working across end-to-end software development, technology or consulting projects (strategy, discovery, design, development and deployment)
• Experience explaining complex processes and circumstances in technical and non-technical terms to ensure all understand
• A talent for clear, concise communication and getting your point across, both verbal and in written format
• Experience in working with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and familiarity with the benefits and risks of each
• The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, handle quickly changing priorities, and be capable of managing yourself to achieve maximum results
• Strong stakeholder management with a history of building solid relationships with customers and team members
• Strong people skills, able to engage with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels
• Ability to support a working culture characterised by collaboration, continuous improvement and commitment to high performance
• Organised and meticulous, tenacious and consistent.

Director & Brand Proposition Lead, Connected Customer

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Customer

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Full Time


The Role




This is a senior leadership role within KPMG’s Customer division – one of the fastest-growing and strategically vital areas of the group. This is a newly created role which will focus on winning and developing profitable client work; leading brand & customer growth teams to exceed client objectives; and building a world-class powered marketing proposition for KPMG.






KPMG is putting customer-centric transformation at the heart of its strategy – and a highly effective brand proposition will be an essential component. The current brand proposition needs focus and leadership therefore this role will balance hands-on delivery with exceptional senior leadership – building the capabilities from the ground up to deliver a world-class brand proposition whilst simultaneously developing a strong pipeline of client brand opportunities.








Responsibilities


This is a newly created role – with responsibilities aligned to the three critical role objectives:






Winning & developing profitable client work:





Developing a day 1 brand proposition for immediate roll-out – quickly understanding client pain points and tailoring high-impact solutions based on superior insight.





Identifying and securing a strong pipeline of brand-led client opportunities





Supporting cross-functional & market teams’ client work with brand & marketing leadership & expertise throughout the client lifecycle





Leading brand & customer growth teams to exceed client objectives:





Identifying (internally and externally) and bringing together the right talent mix for each client opportunity





Providing inspirational leadership across multiple teams (KPMG and client side) to ensure the best possible client outcome – whilst creating an environment where our talent can thrive





Building a strong bench of brand talent within KPMG





Building a world-class Powered Brand proposition:





Creating a 3 year roadmap to establish KPMG as a leader in brand consulting





Harnessing the brand expertise from across the KPMG group – and sourcing/creating new capability – to launch a Powered brand proposition





Acting as an authority on brand within KPMG and visibly championing and promoting KPMGs brand credibility externally






Scope of role




The role is a band A (director) within KPMG’s customer division and will support all functions and markets where appropriate




This role will be the proposition stack lead for Brand within KPMG





The Person





A proven brand-led marketing leader with substantial and extensive client side senior mgt experience




An exceptional leader – with proven ability to inspire teams and create environments in which people can thrive. Experience of building and leading cross-functional / market teams across multiple businesses / geographies essential




Substantial knowledge & experience across the brand marketing value chain




Substantial knowledge & experience of brand development – from vision and purpose development through to touchpoint optimisation




Deep understanding of marketing theory – with demonstrable evidence of putting into practice in firms with local and global footprint




Highly analytical – able to digest significant volumes of data & to arrive at impactful and actionable insights around brand development




Highly commercial – ability to quickly demonstrate the £value of brand & marketing activity –P&L management experience




Highly credible with c-suite level decision-makers – experience of demonstrating value of marketing to senior finance professionals and selling in brand/ marketing strategies based on robust business cases




Large external network – with key decision-makers – in one or more market sectors




Excellent academics in relevant marketing areas





Qualifications





Educated to MBA / postgraduate level or equivalent





Additional marketing leadership qualifications desirable






Additional Information

The role can be based in anyone of our major offices in the UK (Manchester, London, Leeds, Edinburgh or Glasgow) and will include travel; candidates must have a willingness to travel frequently, both domestically and internationally on occasions, with the potential to be away from home for set periods of time.






Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - KPE

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



In Technology Strategy we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.


The Team:

The Technology Strategy team have a breadth and depth of experience covering Technology, Project and Programme Management and IT strategy and governance. We are looking for individuals with a similar breadth of experience in one or more of these areas.




We often consult on ERP solutions, cloud computing, applications strategy, application development, applications maintenance and mobile solutions. Our clients may ask us to facilitate solution architecture reviews and roadmap development. In addition, we work with vendors and their products/packages to establish the functional and technical fit.






For p


roject and programme management

our teams have experience of managing projects across the full lifecycle of technology enabled transformation programmes.




For IT Strategy and Governance, we provide an

assessment of IT Strategy alongside a clear direction and delivery roadmap. We define and implement IT Operating Models for the functional areas of IT and transformational change programmes (including definition of sourcing strategies). Our teams implement IT governance processes or techniques and establish Key Metrics and Balanced Scorecards for managing IT effectiveness.






Job Description:

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 Role:

The role is within our KPMG Private Enterprise (KPE) client base and you can work with start-ups through to large listed businesses and you will manage the day to day interaction with our clients and internal teams



You will often have more than one engagement at any one time and need to be able to balance client demands.



You will be able to build constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures, and lead and direct our experienced / junior resources and client teams on projects





Business Development


- Helping identify and develop opportunities at new and existing clients where we have the potential to support them.



- Communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems.








- Building market relevant service offerings to ensure greater visibility and exploitation of key technology opportunities with clients.



- Working with Directors, Partners and third parties to develop go-to-market propositions




Practice Development


- Contribute to practice management and development, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.



- Helping our junior team members to develop through mentoring and monitoring in the role of a Performance Manager.



The Person
:


- Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.



- Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm.



- Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others.



- Seeks to understand others’ motivations.



- Supports others to make brave decisions.



- Motivated degree educated individual, with a professional qualification such as PRINCE2, MSP, APM, ITIL, TOGAF.



- Intuitive, self-starter with extensive experience of working with a large professional services consulting firm to lead teams and client engagements and win new business.



- Experienced in delivering IT Strategy, Process Design, and Technology projects.



- Passionate about talking to clients on current technology issues and market direction.



- Collaborative ways of working with clients and KPMG teams.



- Excellent ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads, and manage junior team members.



- Excellent ability to deliver work within tight timescales, to budget and to a high quality.



- Excellent ability to work on own initiative and be a strong team player.



Risk Analytics - Senior Manager - Connected Technology

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Job Description

Our ‘Risk Analytics’ capability sits within Technology Risk Consulting, but works across all our functions, i.e. across Audit, Tax and Advisory. Risk Analytics delivers a large amount of assurance and advisory work in helping clients get more value out of their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Business Management systems, specifically SAP, Oracle as well as GRC and/or data analytical solutions on top of the ERP.

Our projects include extracting, analysing and visualising data from our clients ERP systems to support audit and advisory engagements covering: process control, process & control optimisation, robotics, security, and ERP related GRC services. This work is delivered through stand-alone assignments, or as part of external and internal audit, or wider advisory engagements.

A Senior Manager with a focus on ERP analytics would typically be responsible for ensuring the quality, value and timely delivery of a significant pipeline of engagements. This will include supporting delivery of the high demand for data and analytics for some of our largest and most complex controls transformation and automation programs, but also supporting wider Consulting, Tax and Audit projects.

Alongside this, you would be responsible for driving growth of the Risk Analytics capability by developing new business from existing clients across the firm, as well as from new prospects.

As a Senior Manager, you will join our Risk Analytics leadership team and hence also get involved in product development and innovation activities, to ensure that KPMG’s Risk Analytics capability remains market leading on a global scale, as well as the development of our Risk Analytics people.

This role requires specific functional ERP (SAP and/or Oracle) and data analytics (and/or GRC) experience, delivering ERP process controls, data analytics, assurance and advisory services. The successful candidate will be involved in client facing and client relationship building across of range of corporate clients.

Roles & Responsibilities

This will include some or all of the following:
• Audit and advise clients that operate SAP and/or Oracle systems including GRC;
• Advise clients on building and enhancing their own ERP and Assurance data analytics capability;
• Leading projects to implement analytics and GRC technologies (e.g. for Continuous Controls Monitoring and Segregation of Duties solutions);
• Assist clients in automating their controls using emerging technologies such as RPA, AI and scripting;
• Leading architecture and build of a Cloud based in-house analytics platform/ solution;
• Engagement lead / SME on SAP/ Oracle/ GRC control and/or data analytics engagements;
• Building and managing excellent client relationships across a range of clients;
• Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, but in particular in the wider Advisory areas;
• Contributing to practice management, e.g. innovation, training, knowledge management;
• A good understanding of SAP, Oracle, data analytics and/or GRC technology platforms;
• Ability to identify and assess complex ERP risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express clear views.

Experience and Skills

A combination of the following:
• Proven experience of successfully delivering SAP/ Oracle business process, security, control, data analytics and GRC services (including external/ internal audit) to medium/ large, multi-national clients. Including, for example, experience in Oil & Gas, Retail, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Utilities and Life Sciences sectors;
• Similar proven experience of winning new business in this area, as well as growing existing clients and engagements;
• Good understanding of Finance and HR processes (e.g. Record to Report, Procure to Pay, Order to Cash);
• Auditing and advising clients that operate SAP/ Oracle ERP Systems;
• Business process and functional experience of key SAP/ Oracle Financials modules, ideally including SAP HANA and/or Oracle Fusion Cloud database structures;
• Functional experience of GRC, Financials, BPC and BI;
• Experience of design, build and delivery of data analytics related capabilities, including:
- data extraction and processing (i.e. ETL);
- design and build of data analysis routines;
- design and build of data visualisation formats;
- interpretation of data analytics results, and ability to derive insightful and quantifiable business insights using data analytics outputs;
- identifying root causes to detected exceptions and translating these to actionable recommendations, e.g. ERP process or system changes;
- integration into a suitable IT infrastructure, including architecture design and system configuration
• Experience of using data analysis tools in an ERP environment, e.g. SQL (MS and Oracle), R, Python, Alteryx, Celonis, Qlik, PowerBI, Tableau;
• Experience of automation and robotics technologies, e.g. UIPath, Automation Anywhere, MS Power Apps, Appian (or other low code);
• Experience of process mining and visualisation technologies over SAP and/or Oracle such as Celonis;
• Experience of preparing exception reports, advisory documentation and presentations to a high standard;
• Proven experience of successfully winning and delivering technology risk services, including delivering client demonstrations and responding to RFPs;
• “Big 4” professional services or dynamic IT Consultancy environment experience;
• Supporting service line through innovation and knowledge management.

Qualifications

• SAP/ Oracle certifications (desirable);
• Data analytics tools certifications (desirable);
• Certifications in GRC and Automation tools (desirable);
• Accounting Audit Qualifications: ACA or equivalent (desirable);
• IT Assurance Qualification CISA or equivalent (desirable);
• Preferably degree educated (Data Science or similar) or proven commercially demonstrated experience.

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