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IT Sourcing Assistant Manager - Financial Services

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Service Line: MC Technology

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Technology Risk Manager - Financial Services

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Service Line: RC Technology

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IT Sourcing Senior Manager - Financial Services

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Technology Risk Senior Manager - Financial Services

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Service Line: RC Technology

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IT Audit Senior Manager - Financial Services

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IT Sourcing Manager - Financial Services

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Service Line: MC Technology

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IT Sourcing Assistant Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


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






You will join a great team and take a proactive role in delivering engagements to senior staff within our clients. You will have the opportunity to provide advice across the Technology sourcing and IT transformation lifecycle from sourcing strategy, operating model development, procurement and transition, to post deal services and contract value assurance.

Typical client delivery work will include the following activities:


- Supporting the development of proposed operating models, sourcing strategies, roadmaps, implementation plans and robust business cases for the functional areas of IT and transformational change programmes leveraging current and upcoming technologies




- Assisting clients through the supplier selection process from initial supplier engagement through to negotiation and contract signature.




- Supporting the development of planned future service scope and establishing the service delivery governance framework for future state operations







- Supporting the client through the technical, service and IT operating model transformation process. Taking on key roles overseeing and managing transformation and transition activities.







- Supporting the definition and assistance with post-contract vendor governance activities including the design of the retained organisation and transition to new ways of working.






The Person



- Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning




- Shares experiences with others to assistant their learning and understanding







- Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives







- Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns







- Sector experience is less relevant, although experience within Financial Services would be preferred, and we are specifically interested in meeting you if you have the IT sourcing skill-set and capabilities (across the sourcing life-cycle) and with the following backgrounds:







- Industry: sourcing or operating model experience, working within a FTSE 250 organisation or large public sector organisation







- Service provider: experience in a client facing role within service provider environment, typical roles might include Technology Sales, Service Delivery Manager, Transition Manager, Solution Manager.







- Consultancy: client facing experience from within IT/sourcing/Service Management








Essential




- A demonstrable knowledge of the supplier selection process and best practice in this area.




- A demonstrable knowledge of the content of outsourcing contracts, best practice in this area and the process for negotiating a sourcing contract.







- A demonstrable knowledge of how technology sourcing and operating models need to adapt as a result of the impact of recent technology changes such as, but not restricted to, Cloud, Agile or Automation







- Good foundation and understanding of the IT Function of a large organisation.





Desirable


- ITIL v3 and/or Prince 2 (or similar) accredited




- Operating model and process design








Technology Risk Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC 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 Sourcing Senior Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part 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 our clients’ sourcing challenges
- Leading the day-to-day delivery of engagements with our clients and managing teams to ensure successful project delivery
- Conducting business development activities on behalf of KPMG in order to grow the businessYou will join a great team and take a proactive role in delivering engagements to senior staff within our clients. You will have the opportunity to provide advice across the Technology sourcing and IT transformation lifecycle from sourcing strategy, operating model development, procurement and transition, in to post deal services and contract value assurance.

Typical client delivery work will include the following activities:
- Leading the development of proposed operating models, sourcing strategies, roadmaps, implementation plans and robust business cases for the functional areas of IT and transformational change programmes
- Assisting clients through the supplier selection process through to procurement and contract signature.
- Leading the development of planned service scope, service levels and establishing the contract and service delivery governance framework for future state operations.
- Supporting the client through the service transition and IT operating model transformation process. Taking on key roles overseeing and managing transformation and transition activities.
- Leading post-contract governance activities including the design of the retained organisation and transition to new ways of working.
- Conducting value assurance reviews of existing service agreementsThe 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.This role is based within our Financial Services sector however sector experience is less relevant and we are specifically interested in meeting you if you have the IT sourcing skill-set and capabilities (across the sourcing life-cycle) and with the following backgrounds:
- Industry: sourcing or procurement experience, working in a FTSE 250 organisation.
- Service provider: experience in a service provider environment, typical roles might include Service Delivery Manager, Transition Manager, Solution Manager.
- Consultancy: experience in IT/Sourcing/Service Management.
Essential
- A demonstrable knowledge of the content of outsourcing contracts, best practice in this area and the process for negotiating a sourcing contract.
- A demonstrable knowledge of how technology sourcing and operating models need to adapt as a result of the impact of recent technology changes such as, but not restricted to, Cloud, Agile or Automation
- Experience of system selection, primarily ERP or finance systems.
- Good foundation and understanding of the IT Function of a large organisation.
Desirable:
- A demonstrable knowledge of the commercial architecture of an outsourcing contract and best practice in this area
- Sound knowledge of one or more of the following services is desirable:
- Infrastructure cloud wrapper
- Hybrid technology / IT skills
- Digital workplace
- Networks and NGN
- DevOps AM
- Operating model and process design

Technology Risk Senior Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Senior 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.

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

• 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 Technology Risk and Control area - focused on IT control framework implementation and uplift, controls improvement and control automation
• Support in the hiring, coaching and development of the team.
• Quality assure work undertaken offshore or by junior members of staff
• Lead and deliver technology risk and control services to the Financial Services
• Support delivery of GRC solution implementations on client projects
• Work with the team to evolve technology 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 technology 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 and control
• 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 controls and 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

IT Audit Senior Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Team

Within the FS IT Audit team, our work involves providing consultancy, assurance, advice and attestation to clients on their IT systems and processes. Our focus is on IT risk management, IT controls testing, IT project assurance, and the technology and data aspects of regulation. This work is delivered through stand-alone assignments, large scale consulting projects and as part of external and internal audit engagements.

The Role

• Work with Partners and Directors in delivering technology risk services with an emphasis on Internal Audit services to the Insurance sector.
• Take responsibility for a large portfolio of audit clients (Internal audit) and deliver IT audit services to this portfolio to time, budget and quality.
• Taking responsibility for the overall output from client engagements including scoping, financial management, managing delivery risk, production, quality and review of deliverables.
• The role holder will also need to generate new work for the team through actively leading sales and proposal activity within the insurance market with the leadership team and insurance markets group.
• Building and maintaining excellent relationships across a range of clients and prospects.
• Participating in service line development, reporting to the service line leader on progress of development, sales and delivery.
• Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, in particular in the wider IT Advisory practice.
• Coaching, mentoring and developing team members, both on and off engagements (e.g. setting goals and appraising performance), and contributing to practice management (e.g. training and knowledge sharing).

The Person

Experience and Background

• Extensive ITGC experience within Financial Services
• Proven experience in an IT risk and control / audit environment and managing a large IT External Audit portfolio.
• Able to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly.
• Strong project management skills including being able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, to manage teams effectively, and to deliver projects on time and to budget.
• Able to add value to assignments through an analytical approach to work, and adept at challenging existing processes to identify and implement smarter ways of working.
• Able to develop excellent client and internal relationships at all levels of seniority.
• Proficient at creating and delivering captivating presentations to audiences comprising groups of clients, prospects and/or internal staff.
• Able to motivate and lead teams of up to 5 people and also work on own initiative.
• Experience in business analysis and understanding of core business processes within a financial services environment.
• Experience of auditing application controls for a range of business processes within a financial services environment.
• UK Financial Services experience is essential
• Must have the right to work in the UK

IT Sourcing Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part 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 our clients’ sourcing challengesYou will join a great team and take a proactive role in delivering engagements to senior staff within our clients. You will have the opportunity to provide advice across the Technology sourcing and IT transformation lifecycle from sourcing strategy, operating model development, procurement and transition, in to post deal services and contract value assurance.

Typical client delivery work will include the following activities:
- Leading the development of proposed operating models, sourcing strategies, roadmaps, implementation plans and robust business cases for the functional areas of IT and transformational change programmes
- Assisting clients through the supplier selection process through to procurement and contract signature.
- Leading the development of planned service scope, service levels and establishing the contract and service delivery governance framework for future state operations.
- Supporting the client through the service transition and IT operating model transformation process. Taking on key roles overseeing and managing transformation and transition activities.
- Leading post-contract governance activities including the design of the retained organisation and transition to new ways of working.
- Conducting value assurance reviews of existing service agreements
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.
- This role is based within our Financial Services sector however, sector experience is less relevant and we are specifically interested in meeting you if you have the IT sourcing skill-set and capabilities (across the sourcing life-cycle) and with the following backgrounds:
- Industry: sourcing or procurement experience, working in a FTSE 250 organisation.
- Service provider: experience in a service provider environment, typical roles might include Service Delivery Manager, Transition Manager, Solution Manager.
- Consultancy: experience in IT/Sourcing/Service Management.
Essential
- A demonstrable knowledge of the content of outsourcing contracts, best practice in this area and the process for negotiating a sourcing contract.
- A demonstrable knowledge of how technology sourcing and operating models need to adapt as a result of the impact of recent technology changes such as, but not restricted to, Cloud, Agile or Automation
- Experience of system selection, primarily ERP or finance systems.
- Good foundation and understanding of the IT Function of a large organisation.
Desirable
Sound knowledge of one or more of the following services is desirable:
- Infrastructure cloud wrapper
- Hybrid technology / IT skills
- Digital workplace
- Networks and NGN
- DevOps AM
- Operating model and process design

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