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Head of Health & Safety

Location: Watford

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Service line: Facilities

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Head of Health & Safety reports to and deputises for the Director Security & Safety in relation to all relevant UK firm matters. The post holder is responsible for and is to demonstrate leadership on all matters concerning the provision of health and safety advice, development of policies and procedures and the monitoring and review of health and safety, traveller safety & security management systems employed by the firm.


You will act as an Incident Response crisis Co-ordinator with responsibility for assessing and managing urgent life safety actions in response to a security or safety incident, where necessary leading on the response and briefing the firm’s leadership on actions taken and proposed.


Accountabilities:

SCOPE


- Ensure that the firm’s health & safety management system is appropriate for the needs of 18,000 KPMG partners and staff, hundreds of contractors and thousands of annual visitors at our premises. Responsibilities extend to the firm’s people and contracted staff working on client sites and whilst travelling overseas on the firm’s business and to all our office premises and the physical assets they contain.

MANAGING

- Ensure that all direct report members of the Team have clear job descriptions such that there is absolute clarity as to what is expected of them.
- Ensure that the competencies and skills for each post holder are clear and that the incumbents have the requisite skills, (or are being trained and coached to develop such skills).
- Develop a succession plan for all people management positions within the Team.
- Manage, train, develop and recruit personnel, including planning, organisation, the setting of objectives, coaching/mentoring, monitoring departmental workloads, productivity and carrying out of staff appraisals.

ISO 45001

- Manage the firm’s ISO 45001 certification programme throughout the UK to ensure a consistent level of compliance exists and pro-active monitoring can be recorded and reported to the business.

PAS3001 COMPLIANCE

- Manage the firm’s compliance with PAS3001 ‘Travelling for work – Responsibilities of an organization for Health, Safety & Security – Code of Practice’

POLICY/PROCEDURES

- Review/up-date the Firm’s Health & Safety and Traveller Safety & Security policies and operational procedures - in accordance with legislation/best practice ensuring that management and senior partners are kept informed of any changes necessary to meet statutory requirements and in anticipation of future health & safety, regulatory and compliance developments.
- Ensure that detailed, physical security and health & safety threat & risk assessments of all KPMG UK offices are conducted on a regular basis.

COMMUNICATION

- Market Health, Safety and Security, by providing a first-class service both internally/externally, identifying and developing opportunities to provide effective services and best value for money to the UK business/support units.
- Improve the internal customer’s understanding of Health, Safety & Security policies and implications working with the Director Security & Safety to enable regular discussions with relevant Business unit senior partners and heads of functions to review objectives and set priorities accordingly.

BUSINESS PLANNING/BUDGETING

- Identify future business requirements and health, safety and security development opportunities involving technical and personnel aspects of the health & safety services across the UK and make recommendations to the Director Security & Safety
- Overseeing development and implementation of the firm’s health, safety security and wellbeing related policies and procedures;
- Identifying and proposing mitigating strategies to health, safety and wellbeing. Escalate significant risks to the Health, Safety Security and Wellbeing Governance Group;
- Ownership and development of protocols for the handling of health, safety and traveller related incidents. Where non-conformities have been identified ensuring that appropriate actions are taken in a timely manner;
- Overseeing development and monitoring of the implementation of the health, safety and traveller management strategies and programmes. Provide continual assessment of the effectiveness of such programmes against ever changing business strategies, technology strategies and external factors (such as changes in the legal and regulatory environment);
- Overseeing successful implementation and attainment of related certifications (including ISO 45001 and PAS3001);
- Monitoring assignment of relevant health, safety and traveller management roles and responsibilities, ensuring sufficient resources are allocated to implement and support robust governance in the UK firm;
- Defining and overseeing health, safety and traveller training programmes direction and implementation.
- Ensuring that an annual report is presented for agreement to the Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing Governance Group.

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

- As directed prepare the Safety and Security CoE input to UK contract specifications, including revisions, tender documentation, supplier selection and assessment - demonstrating a thorough understanding of contract terms and conditions.
- Management of Health and Safety (delivery by 3rd party suppliers) contracts including workplace, DSE and fire risk assessment, asbestos re-inspection, CDM-Principle Designer and environmental monitoring.
- Provide advice to the business units on client tender submissions requiring evidence of an appropriate health and safety management system.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/BUSINESS CONTINUITY

- Undertake incident management responsibilities - acting as one of four on-call incident management crisis coordinators
- In liaison with the Head of Business Continuity, plan and implement a Facilities incident response management exercise programme
- Be a source of expertise to the firm on health & safety, and related matters, reflecting knowledge and experience in accordance with chartered professional status.
- Undertake ad hoc projects as directed by the Director Security & Safety.
- Produce submissions for Health & Safety awards to support business profile.
Qualifications and Skills:

- Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
- Ability to travel to and work across a multi-site environment at short notice to offices throughout the UK
- Ability to produce complex non-standard letters, sophisticated reports/documents containing technical terminology, for internal and external use
- Data analysis is complex; requirement to formulate proposals and have a major input to strategy development.
- To be proactive in identifying problem areas and innovative in developing new systems and implementing improved procedures.
- Excellent communication skills.
- As a crisis management lead – act decisively under pressure and respond and react efficiently and effectively in crisis situations – directing, leading, delegating and resolving crises.

Key Competencies:

- Good working knowledge of health & safety software such as accident reporting, DSE and risk assessment tools, and CAFM systems
- To understand and use recognised monitoring equipment and be able to interpret and apply testing results from such equipment
- Working knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 as it applies to accessibility issues











Health & Safety Manager

Location: Watford

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Service line: Facilities

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Purpose:

The Security and Safety CoE is responsible for providing the Firm with advice and guidance to ensure that effective security and health & safety arrangements are in place by means of the implementation of an agreed system of planning, organisation, control, monitoring and reviewing of our preventative and protective measures, to ensure the security and safety of our personnel, contractors & visitors and the Firm’s compliance with all current relevant legislation.

The department provides guidance and support to over 18,000 partners and staff, hundreds of contractors and thousands of visitors at our sites. Including the Firm’s people and contracted staff working on client sites and travelling overseas on the firm’s business.

The Health & Safety Manager is responsible for the management and supervision across all matters concerning the provision of health & safety advice, the development of policies and procedures and the monitoring and review of health & safety management systems utilised by the Firm, including the development of best practice and implementation of effective risk management strategies.

You will manage and mentor team members to build strong relationships with contacts across KBS and other KPMG functions to ensure effective health & safety management programmes are embedded across the Firm. This requires a broad and deep understanding of relevant health & safety legislation and application in practice.
The Health & Safety Manager will also represent the Firm with relevant external stakeholders including contractors, landlords, managing agents and governmental enforcing authorities; health & Safety Executive, Local Authorities, Fire & Rescue Service and Police practitioners).


To act as an Incident Response Co-ordinator with responsibility for assessing and managing urgent life safety actions in response to a security or safety incident, where necessary briefing the firm’s leadership on actions taken and proposed.



Main Accountabilities:

- Management of the Firm’s internal and external audit programmes, and associated mitigation measures - in relation to our performance against, and certification to, the ISO45001 standard for health & safety management, PAS 3001 traveller safety and ISO 27001 (specified physical security measures) Implementing all necessary mitigations.
- Contract management and budgetary responsibility for key UK-wide 3rd party suppliers – including Workplace Risk Assessment programme, Fire Risk Assessment, Asbestos Re-inspection and Environmental Monitoring (Legionella control) programmes.
- Accountability for and management of (as Subject Matter Expert) the development and implementation of
- the KPMG permit to work system
- fire safety arrangements across the firm
-construction, design and management (CDM 2015) arrangements
- Management and review of risk assessments and identification of suitable control measures.
- Supervision and monitoring of H&S management plans for each of the Firm’s offices to ensure that planned active monitoring and measuring activities are completed in accordance with specified timescales and statutory requirements
- Ensuring that mitigating measures identified through risk assessments, active and re-active monitoring and other methods of monitoring - are implemented
- Act in the capacity of a Facilities Incident and Crisis Response Management Co-ordinator for Security and Safety matters.
- Identifying where additional UK-wide risk assessments are required to ensure arrangements are made to appropriately assess and mitigate/control the risks
- Leading on the investigation of accidents and incidents and communicating findings and recommendations to relevant internal and external stakeholders and government agencies implementing all necessary mitigations
- Managing the development, implementation and monitoring of suitable emergency arrangements across all offices
- Developing, monitoring and reviewing Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs) and General Emergency Plans (GEEPs) as required
- Embedding a range of active monitoring techniques to assess and report on health & safety performance in accordance with agreed UK-wide programmes, including:
- carrying out inspections of offices and leading on implementing necessary mitigations
- auditing the health & safety management systems of contractors
- monitoring the safe working practices of contractors
- Supervising the delivery of health & safety training in accordance with agreed training schedules
- Delivering internationally recognised (NEBOSH) health & safety qualification to KPMG and supply partners across the UK
- Managing the provision of firm-wide advice and guidance to procurement and contract managers in relation to the health & safety competence of supplier organisations.
- Managing specific health & safety programmes, issues and risks across KPMG as directed by the Head of Health & Safety
- Carrying out ad hoc projects as directed by the Head of Health & Safety
- Keeping up to date with changes to relevant legislation and adapting working practices to ensure ongoing compliance – ensuring appropriate and relevant firm-wide communication as required
- Acting as Performance Manager to the Health & Safety Co-ordinator.
- Mentoring of other less experienced team members as agreed with the Head of Health & Safety.
- Deputise for the Head of Health & Safety

Qualifications and Skills:

- Degree/Diploma level (or equivalent) education in relevant subject
- Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health or equivalent
- Ability to work under pressure and still ensure critical dates are met
- Ability to travel to and work across a multi-site environment at short notice to offices throughout the UK
- Ability to produce complex non-standard letters, sophisticated reports/documents containing technical terminology, for internal and external use
- Substantial problem solving experience: data analysis is complex; requirement to formulate proposals and have a major input to strategy development.
- To be proactive in identifying problem areas and innovative in developing new systems and implementing improved procedures. Analysis of data including drawing conclusions and making recommendations.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, including those required for presentations on complex issues, selling ideas, gaining co-operation, influencing and negotiation
- Able to respond and react efficiently and effectively to incident situations, e.g. bomb threats, accidents and other considered crisis situations and must be able to remain calm and composed. The job holder is required to determine own priorities, to take decisions within set guidelines and make recommendations which may impact across the firm

Key Competencies:

- Deep expertise of Health & Safety matters as they pertain to the KPMG environment
- Working knowledge of health and safety software such as accident reporting, DSE and risk assessment tools, and CAFM systems
- Working knowledge of MS Office
- To understand and use recognised monitoring equipment and be able to interpret and apply testing results from such equipment

Experience:

- Experience of working in a comparable environment
- Working knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 as it applies to accessibility issues



Operations Lead Support

Location: Leeds

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Junior Professional

Employment type: Full Time



KPMG Managed Services brings together the firm’s subject matter expertise, proprietary technology and tools and deep operations capability to provide an innovative and cost effective solution for clients seeking to outsource either a one-off remediation or an ongoing BAU process. We operate across multiple industries, geographies and processes and have particular experience in complaint handling, claims processing and client due diligence.

This is a 12 month FTC role to be based in Leeds or Glasgow.







Role Purpose

Responsible for the delivery and maintenance of support activities across one or more operational managers, facilitating the delivery of business objectives.

Ensure the effective coordination and completion of activities, events and communications within the relevant operations to support consistency and create capacity for the operational manager.

The ability to communicate and coordinate multiple activities is essential, with a demonstrable track record of having successfully performed within a similar team/role in an operations environment.

Deliverables

• Provide administrative support across one or more operational managers, to include, but not limited to:
- Communications
- Coordination of client visits and meeting arrangements
- Meeting pack production
- Minute taking
- Updating operational logs
- Following up with action owners for updates
- Assessment centre and training coordination
- Printing requests
- Facilities coordination
- Travel bookings
- Other ad-hoc support
• Ensure quality standards of performance and delivery of results
• Ensure corrective action relating to any project issues are tracked

Essential Experience

• Proven administrative or personal assistant experience
• Competent in the use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Proven ability to work under pressure
• Familiarity with SharePoint desirable but not essential

Desirable Experience

• Understanding of project management disciplines and methodologies
• Proven experience of working in environment with multiple priorities to handle
• Preferred background in Financial services industry
• Awareness of the FCA, CCA, Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation, procedures and processes

Skills

• Good communication skills
• Proven ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks
• Customer service / stakeholder management skills
• Commercial Awareness
• Strong presentation skills
• Excellent team player Core Competencies
• Planning & Organising
• Attention to detail
• Integrity
• Accountability
• Resilience


FS Audit Senior Manager (Cardiff/Bristol)

Location: Cardiff

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

The Team

KPMG is looking to consolidate its leading position within the Financial Services Audit sector by appointing talented and enthusiastic auditors into newly-created manager roles. This is a fast growing practise which is expected to grow further significantly in the next 3 to 5 years based on recent audit tender results. The department is made up of a large group of client facing staff delivering a range of audit and advisory engagements across a broad spectrum of Financial Services firms from sectors such as insurance, banking, building societies and investment management. The team is spread across Bristol and Cardiff therefore, the successful candidates can be based in either location.

Our Bristol office is situated in Queen Square on a short walking distance from Temple Meads Station and is well placed for commuting by car or bicycle. Our staff work over 3 floors and the office has a lively cross-functional social scene. The office has the mix of working with big organisations whilst also maintaining that close-knit office environment. All offices have canteen facilities.

Our Cardiff office is next to the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff Bay and has glorious views across the bay with parking facilities available for the use of staff. As a smaller office, it mixes the benefits of working for a Global Organisation with a small office feel, with staff working closely with each other across all departments.

The Role

We are currently looking for qualified Accountants at Senior Manager level to join our Financial Services Audit department in Cardiff or Bristol during a significant period of growth.

Responsibilities:

As a Senior Manager, you’ll be involved in leading the delivery of a portfolio of our largest, highest profile Financial Services clients using your sector experience to deliver exceptional client service. Your responsibilities will include:

- Supervising, mentoring, and coaching junior staff including promoting audit quality Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required.
- Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients.
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of engagements, focusing on optimising profitability.
- Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters.
- Acting as a department lead on your area of sector expertise.
- Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business.
- Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry insurance and Investment Management audits.
- Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work.
- Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team.
- Be part of the Investment Management or Insurance department management group and drive firm’s strategic initiatives.
- Performance manager for other qualified accountants to help them reach their full potential .
- Building the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience relevant to the industry

The Person

Experience & Skills:

- Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)
- Recent and extensive financial statement audit experience within the Financial Services sector
- Recent and extensive external audit experience at Senior Manager level in the Financial Services (Banking/ Insurance/ Investment Management) sector.
- Recent demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS, IFRS and technical matters relevant to your area of Financial Services expertise
- Experience working on tenders
- Must demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team
- Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback
- Experience adding to the audit department outside of day to day delivery (e.g. developing and leading training)
- Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set
- Knowledge of developments within the financial sector and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders
- Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.


Project Office Lead

Location: Leeds

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



KPMG Managed Services brings together the firm’s subject matter expertise, proprietary technology and tools and extensive operations capability to provide an innovative and cost effective solution for clients seeking to outsource either a one-off remediation or an ongoing BAU process.

We operate across multiple industries, geographies and processes and have particular experience in complaint handling, claims processing and client due diligence.


Role Purpose





To leading the team to successfully deliver Project Office support to the Operational teams responsible for multi-client engagements, supporting them to achieve their business goals to embed change, including the transition of its services into new engagements.





Ensuring the effective coordination of activities, events and communications across multi sites and operations to enable consistency and utilisation of resources.




Lead a multi-site team to provide effective support across a multi project offering, responsible for but not limited to:


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Joiners/Movers/Leavers process


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Communications


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Meeting arrangements and support


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Coordination of client visits and events


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System access tracking


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People database management






Ensure the policy, procedures and practices of the project office comply fully with all legal and regulatory requirements and codes of practice/conduct, including engagement management activities





Ensure that effective risk, issue and dependency management processes are established within the project office in accordance with the Managed Services risk appetite and risk control framework





Arrange and chair key functional and client meetings with responsibility of keeping to the agenda and tracking of the action points





Work closely with business heads or specialist managers to ensure that the project office services are understood and utilised effectively





Work with KGS PMO to ensure key where suitable processes are delivered via KGS and are integrated with UK transformation and transition teams as well as BAU operations





Responsible for facilities engagement as well equipment to enable operations to function and resolution of any technical incident escalation with suppliers

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Skills & Experience





Essential








Project office experience





People Management experience





The ability to engage and communicate at all levels





Customer focused.





Attention to detail





Results Driven





Proven experience of cross functional working to achieve business objectives






Strong experience working with the following technologies: MS Excel, MS Visio, MS SharePoint, MS Power-point





Desirable






Practical knowledge of operational excellence and continuous improvement





Awareness of the FCA, CCA, Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation, procedures and processes





Financial services background is preferable





Analytical thinking and problem solving





Strong planning and organisational skills



KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of The Employers' Forum on Disability we are committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.



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