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Programme Management – Assistant Manager

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Identity and Access Management (IAM) Assistant Manager – Financial Ser

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Technology Risk Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role
• Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
• Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity
• Manage and shape the delivery of technology risk consulting services to financial services clients, demonstrate professional scepticism and focus on the management and mitigation of existing and emerging technology risks.
• Assist with planning, scoping, delivery, risk management, production, review and end to end delivery of deliverables to clients.
• Support business development initiatives including identifying, qualifying and pursuing revenue generating opportunities, preparing proposals and attending pitches.
• Support and influence service offering development, operations, training and knowledge management.
• Build and maintain lasting relationships with FS clients (CIO, Head of Technology Risk, CRO, Head of Information Security, COO).
• Coach and develop junior members of the team with a focus on producing quality outputs.
• Seek out challenges and demonstrate and share industry / technical expertise.
• Strive to be positioned as a Technology Risk Management expert within the FS sector.

The Person

• Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
• Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
• Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations
• Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.

Qualifications
• Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering large IT risk and controls testing projects within a Big 4 firm, large consultancy or FS institution
• Recognised technology governance & management, accounting / auditing (e.g. CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, COBIT etc.) / risk qualifications
• Degree/masters qualification in IT, Computer Science, Business

Experience / Skills
• Experience of managing Technology Risk Consulting projects within the FS sector
• Experience of working in teams
• Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority
• Ability to identify and assess complex existing and emerging technology risks, relate them to the wider business context and express opinions clearly
• Understanding of risks and controls relating to the governance and management of enterprise IT
• Understanding of the FS sector – business processes / products / keys risks / UK and EU regulatory framework
• Understanding of technology platforms and existing and emerging technology risks (e.g. Cyber, Cloud, Outsourcing, 3rd Parties, Data Privacy, Resilience, Robotics etc.)
• Knowledge of IT infrastructure, servers, operating systems, databases, networking, security concepts and technologies
• Proven leadership skills
• Ability to present on specific subjects to a large audiences
• Proven analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
• Business development experience (e.g. involvement in large tenders / proposals)
• Proven track record of compliance with quality standards, ability to balance timeous delivery with appropriate levels of quality and compliance
• Aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technologies and challenges
• Proven commercial acumen
• Ability to identify opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other areas of the business to solve client challenges
• Ability to work flexibly to accommodate tight timelines and excel under pressure
• Experience of fee negotiations and negotiating scope changes

IT Risk and Controls Analyst - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Junior Professional

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

The Financial Services Technology Risk Consulting team is focused on providing consultancy, advice and assurance on our clients' technology risks and controls. The market is evolving at pace and innovating, whilst embracing the digital age.
We are expanding our team to advise clients on emerging and legacy technology risks and controls due to the ever-increasing challenges that clients are faced with. The focus of the team is on project and programme risk, operational and technology resilience, technology risk and control, impact of regulatory change on data and technology and third-party risk management.
We deliver our work through consulting projects, focused on risk and control assurance, supporting teams across the 1st, 2nd and 3rd lines of defence.

KPMG are growing their FS Emerging Technology Risk team to meet an ever-increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience. We are looking for an individual that has a passion for technology and has experience of working in or assessing cloud environments to help be part of a dynamic and growing team.

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

• Builds and develops positive constructive relationships inside and outside KPMG
• Assessing problems from multiple angles to ensure all relevant issues are considered when making decisions
• Proactively driving forward new and creative ideas which benefit the client
• Deliver technology risk consulting projects in Financial Services leading teams and working independently providing client-side advice
• Deliver technology risk control testing and transformation projects, providing support on advice to first and second lines of defence on operating models, frameworks, taxonomy, risk and control services
• Deliver client services on IT control testing, cloud technology and other technology risk related projects.
• Take responsibility for client liaison and relationship
• Take responsibility for delivering projects and engagements.
• Quality assure testing undertaken offshore or by junior members of staff
• Identify revenue-generating opportunities and support business development activities such as proposal writing, pitch presentations
• Develop relationships with FS clients (CIO, Head of Technology Risk, CRO, Head of Information Security, COO)

The Person

• A collaborative team player who can bring others with them.
• A self-starter with a can does attitude.
• Someone who is looking for an exciting and dynamic challenge, with an appetite and ambition to progress.
• Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
• Seeks to understand other motivations
• Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning
• Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives
• Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns

Qualifications and Skills
• Proven experience of successfully delivering large IT risk and control projects or audit engagements either within a Big 4 firm or a large Financial Services Institution
• Recognised accounting / auditing (eg CISA) / risk qualification
• Experience in an IT risk and control / audit environment.
• Knowledge and experience of the cloud would be ideal, but not essential.
• Degree/masters qualification in IT

Experience and Background
• Experience of managing IT Risk and Control projects or audits in the FS sector with experience of working in teams
• Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority
• Ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels
• Strong understanding of FS sector – business processes / products / keys risks
• A good understanding of technology platforms
• Good knowledge of different operating systems, databases, networking, security concepts and technologies from an IT risk and controls perspective
• Ability to play an active role in the business development process
• Strong analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
• Demonstrate professional scepticism - proven track record of compliance with quality standards and an ability to balance an efficient and compliant audit
• An aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technology
• Ability to work flexibly in terms of working hours to accommodate tight timelines and manage well under pressure

Technology Risk Manager - Financial Services

Location: Edinburgh

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

The Financial Services Technology Risk Consulting team is focused on providing consultancy, advice and assurance on our clients' technology risks and controls. The market is evolving at pace and innovating, whilst embracing the digital age.

We are expanding our team to advise clients on emerging and legacy technology risks and controls due to the ever-increasing challenges that clients are faced with. The focus of the team is on project and programme risk, operational and technology resilience, technology risk and control, impact of regulatory change on data and technology and third-party risk management.

We deliver our work through consulting projects, focused on risk and control assurance, supporting teams across the 1st, 2nd and 3rd lines of defence.

KPMG are growing their FS Emerging Technology Risk team to meet an ever-increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience. We are looking for an individual that has a passion for technology and has extensive experience of working in or assessing cloud environments to be part of the leadership team to support in building out the team and the business.

The Role

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.

• Building constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures
• Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
• Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity
• Work with Partners, Directors and team in the Emerging Technology Risk area - focused on Cloud risks and controls
• Support in the hiring, coaching and development of the team.
• Quality assure work undertaken offshore or by junior members of staff
• Lead and deliver Cloud risk and control services to the Financial Services
• Conduct Cloud risk and control assessments on client projects
• Work with the team to evolve cloud risk and control frameworks, methodologies and tools
• Link into global and cross industry working groups to share knowledge
• Identify revenue-generating opportunities and get involved in business development activities such as proposal writing, pitch presentations
• Build and develop relationships with key internal and external contacts to embed Cloud risk and control into other propositions
• Develop a go to market approach and materials to support
• Create thought leadership and participate in market forums to enhance KPMG’s brand

The Person

• A collaborative team player who can bring others with them.
• Self-starter with a can-do attitude.
• Someone who is looking for an exciting and dynamic challenge, with an appetite and ambition to progress.
• 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 other motivations
• Supports others to make brave decisions
• Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning
• Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives
• Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns

Qualifications and Skills
• Proven experience of successfully delivering large IT risk and control projects or audit engagements either within a Big 4 firm or a large Financial Services Institution
• Recognised IT risk expert with Cloud expertise (Cloud experience is essential)
• Experience in working in a risk and control / assurance environment
• Degree/masters qualification
• Recognised accounting / auditing (eg CISA) / risk qualification

Experience and Background
• A specialist understanding of IT risk and Cloud and its impact on the business control environment
• Ability to identify and assess complex technology risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels
• Strong understanding of FS sector – business processes / products / keys risks
• Ability to play an active role in the business development process
• Ability to present on specific subjects to a large group of people
• Strong analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
• An aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technology
• Ability to spot opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other lines of service to help clients find solutions to the challenges they face
• Ability to work flexibly in terms of working hours to accommodate tight timelines and manage well under pressure
• Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority
• A good understanding of technology platforms
• Good knowledge of different operating systems, databases, networking, security concepts and technologies from an IT risk and controls perspective
• Strong leadership skills both on engagements and in an office environment
• Experience of working on tenders and large audit proposals
• Demonstrate professional scepticism - proven track record of compliance with quality standards and an ability to balance an efficient and compliant audit
• An aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technology
• A proven ability to manage and monitor engagement budgets and financial performance
• Experience of fee negotiations and negotiating scope changes with clients


Technology Risk Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role
• Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
• Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity
• Manage and shape the delivery of technology risk consulting services to financial services clients, demonstrate professional scepticism and focus on the management and mitigation of existing and emerging technology risks.
• Assist with planning, scoping, delivery, risk management, production, review and end to end delivery of deliverables to clients.
• Support business development initiatives including identifying, qualifying and pursuing revenue generating opportunities, preparing proposals and attending pitches.
• Support and influence service offering development, operations, training and knowledge management.
• Build and maintain lasting relationships with FS clients (CIO, Head of Technology Risk, CRO, Head of Information Security, COO).
• Coach and develop junior members of the team with a focus on producing quality outputs.
• Seek out challenges and demonstrate and share industry / technical expertise.
• Strive to be positioned as a Technology Risk Management expert within the FS sector.

The Person

• Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
• Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
• Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations
• Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.

Qualifications
• Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering large IT risk and controls testing projects within a Big 4 firm, large consultancy or FS institution
• Recognised technology governance & management, accounting / auditing (e.g. CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, COBIT etc.) / risk qualifications
• Degree/masters qualification in IT, Computer Science, Business

Experience / Skills
• Experience of managing Technology Risk Consulting projects within the FS sector
• Experience of working in teams
• Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority
• Ability to identify and assess complex existing and emerging technology risks, relate them to the wider business context and express opinions clearly
• Understanding of risks and controls relating to the governance and management of enterprise IT
• Understanding of the FS sector – business processes / products / keys risks / UK and EU regulatory framework
• Understanding of technology platforms and existing and emerging technology risks (e.g. Cyber, Cloud, Outsourcing, 3rd Parties, Data Privacy, Resilience, Robotics etc.)
• Knowledge of IT infrastructure, servers, operating systems, databases, networking, security concepts and technologies
• Proven leadership skills
• Ability to present on specific subjects to a large audiences
• Proven analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
• Business development experience (e.g. involvement in large tenders / proposals)
• Proven track record of compliance with quality standards, ability to balance timeous delivery with appropriate levels of quality and compliance
• Aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technologies and challenges
• Proven commercial acumen
• Ability to identify opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other areas of the business to solve client challenges
• Ability to work flexibly to accommodate tight timelines and excel under pressure
• Experience of fee negotiations and negotiating scope changes

Programme Management – Assistant Manager

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


We are looking for experienced Assistant Managers to join our FS Consulting Practice.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of banks, leading in providing advice and assurance in relation to complex transformation programmes.

KPMG has a proven track record of helping clients in this area and we have significant growth plans given the opportunities arising from continued regulatory scrutiny and increasing regulatory change.

Our team members possess a variety of core advisory and assurance skills and have considerable industry knowledge and specialist expertise in financial services risk and regulation.

The role

As an Assistant Manager in the team, you will be involved in the day to day delivery of all aspects of business development, client targeting and client engagements. Core elements of the role will require you to:

- Provide support in setting standards and requirements to be followed by the project in compliance with the programme/organisation
- Ensure effective processes are in place to support the project and resolve issues effectively and timely
- Collaborate with stakeholders and wider team, collate and distribute regular communication, reporting packs and updates as per project cadence
- Provide support in facilitating meetings and workshops including document agendas, minutes and actions for meetings and ensure appropriate follow up
- Maintain and responsible for the accuracy of PMO Documentation including RAID Logs, Status Reports, Change Logs and Decision Logs
- Provide general support for the project manager in all elements of the project
- Contribute to the excellence of the PMO function by maintaining the change framework, induction packs and document library, ensuring compliance with organisational standards
- Facilitate governance and improved decision making through assurance, communication and reviews eg via project health checks, audits, stage gate reviews and lessons learned
- Review project plans with key stakeholders and colleagues to provide challenge and feedback to ensure consistency and quality
- Support the project manage in engaging with stakeholders to understand resource requirements and develop resource plans
- Provide support in understanding costs and forecasts to manage the overall portfolio and project level finances
- Depending on assignment, may work across projects to ensure the business adheres to the same standards and support identification of dependencies, risks & issues between teams
- Undertake other Transformation & Change lifecycle roles/responsibilities as required
- Be an active member of the Transformation & Change Team

The person

Desirable knowledge and experience:
- Experienced in keeping projects on track and delivered to plan
- Familiar with PMO strategies, processes, and methodology
- Strong expertise in MS Office applications e.g. Microsoft Project, Word and PowerPoint
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Conversant in both waterfall and agile methodologies
- Comfortable with technical concepts and flows
- Experience working in fast-paced and demanding environment Pragmatic approach to delivery and can-do attitude


Qualifications and skills

- 3+ years in a PMO role
- Strong attention to detail: project timelines, risk assessments
- Stakeholder management and a clear, confident communication style

Identity and Access Management (IAM) Assistant Manager – Financial Ser

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



Identity and Access Management (IAM) Assistant Manager – Financial Services (Cyber Security)

KPMG is acknowledged by Forrester as a leader in providing cyber security consultancy. We are investing in building our Financial Services Cyber team to meet growing demand and provide a comprehensive range of services to many of the largest financial services companies.

The Team
Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a fast growing service line within our Cyber practice and we are growing our existing capability in this area. To this end, we are looking for a capable and experienced Assistant Manager specialising in IAM to join our team.
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.
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
You will be an Assistant Manager within the FS Cyber team, providing independent, jargon-free advice and advanced technology solutions to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their IT assets to their full potential. The individual selected for this role will be a recognised subject matter expert in the Identity/Privileged Access Management domain.

Responsibilities
You will be supporting the management and delivery of challenging, complex client engagements for our clients by:
• Understanding their business challenges and threats that they face.
• Supporting the development of strategy, roadmaps and implementation plans for IAM.
• Analysing and defining sector-specific risk-based controls for IAM.
• Supporting the creation of IAM solution blueprints and producing high-level designs covering technology and process design.
• Hands on development and implementation of IAM technology solutions for our clients.
• Helping to manage packages of work within larger programmes of delivery.
• Supporting business development activities and client proposals.
• Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge.
• Upholding KPMG’s values by acting with integrity.

Skills and Experience
• Passion for Identity/Privileged and Access Management.
• Experience working in the area of Cyber Security, focusing in particular on the areas of Identity and Access Management (IAM), Privileged Access Management (PAM), Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) and cloud-based IAM technologies, preferably in a consultancy services firm or other similar experience.
• Knowledge and experience of undertaking IAM Strategy formulation, Target operating Model definition, transformation and audit driven remediation.
• Strong understanding of IAM/PAM best practices, leading IAM/PAM toolsets and IAM/PAM for Cloud deployments.
• Good understanding of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS across main cloud service providers
• Relevant experience in large corporates / multinational environment in delivery or operational roles will an advantage. Experience in financial services will be an added advantage.
• Ability to manage project deliverables using both agile and waterfall methodologies in a multi-stakeholder environment.
• Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills, teamwork, and client service skills.

Qualifications:
• Degree level qualified preferred (or equivalent demonstrable experience)
• Recognised cyber security qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, M.Inst ISP, etc.), or comparable experience

Additional Information
The role will be based at any of our UK offices, but 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.

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