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Manager – People Consulting - Financial Services - Change/OD

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Tax Manager - People Services , GMS, London

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Tax Manager - People Services , GMS, London

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Manager – Financial Services People Consulting - HR Transformation

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Immigration Manager - People Operations

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Service Line: Legal Services

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Manager – People Consulting - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: People Consulting

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


People Consulting Overview:

People Consulting is an integral part of KPMG’s Management Consultancy practice and a growing part of our business. This team helps to transform the performance of organisations by changing the way people are led, managed and developed.


We have 4 key capabilities that work across the sectors:

• Learning solutions;
• HR Transformation;
• Organisational Transformation;
• Workforce Transformation.


Role Description:

We are seeking a talented Manager that can deliver real impact for our financial services clients. We require ambitious people who can deliver excellent organisational transformation solutions, build rapport, understand our client’s needs and contribute to the development of our propositions. The successful candidate will be expected to work across all our Financial Services People Consulting capabilities.

• Make it Known – including: case for change, culture assessment, stakeholder analysis, change risk assessment, comms and engagement strategy
• Make it Real – including: change impact assessment, change leadership, training needs analysis, change approach and plan
• Make it Happen – including: business readiness assessment, drive change interventions and organisational alignment, measure change
• Make it Stick – including: sustain change, align Talent and HR policies and measure outcomes against vision


The successful candidate will be expected to:

• Manage a variety of projects across our people consulting capabilities, ranging from small short-term projects to a workstream within a more complex change programme
• Manage relationships and chair meetings with senior client stakeholders
• Work closely with the client engagement manager and team members to successfully deliver project outcomes
• Provide specialist and technical input and review of others’ inputs in the design and development of change management project deliverables
• Contribute behavioural change management initiatives. This may include working with key account teams to scope opportunities or help to develop proposals to meet client requirements
• Contribute to the growth of our people consulting practice through supporting business and proposition development activity
• Work closely with a mixture of onshore and offshore team members
• Performance manage between 1 – 3 consultants and support with their development


Required Skills and Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be required to have experience in the majority of the following areas:

• Communications – experience and expertise in stakeholder management, engagement and communication skills, both in writing and orally
• Cultural change – experience in cultural diagnostic, design and implementation of cultural change programmes (understanding and articulating the key drivers of cultural change)
• Organisational Design/ Behavioural Change Management - helped organisations to minimise underperformance during change through the design and delivery of a variety of interventions
• Sector knowledge – in depth knowledge of the financial services sector, understand sector trends and the challenges faced by these institutions / organisations and demonstrate strong commercial acumen
• Project management – responsible for the delivery of a work stream or discrete set of deliverables
• Impact and influence – proven relationship-building and influencing skills and be a self-starter with the ability to work well with ambiguity
• Learning – understanding of how learning and development plays a part in organisational transformation


The following are preferred qualifications for the role:

• Degree educated or equivalent
• Qualifications such as CIPD, CIMA, Occupational Psychology, MBA and Prince2
• Familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)


Our Deal:

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. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with those in the team who already work flexibly.



Manager – People Consulting - Financial Services - Change/OD

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: People Consulting

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


People Consulting Overview:

People Consulting is an integral part of KPMG’s Management Consultancy practice and a growing part of our business. This team helps to transform the performance of organisations by changing the way people are led, managed and developed.


We have 4 key capabilities that work across the sectors:

• Learning solutions;
• HR Transformation;
• Organisational Transformation;
• Workforce Transformation.


Role Description:

We are seeking a talented Manager that can deliver real impact for our financial services clients. We require ambitious people who can deliver excellent organisational transformation solutions, build rapport, understand our client’s needs and contribute to the development of our propositions. The successful candidate will be expected to work across all our Financial Services People Consulting capabilities.

• Make it Known – including: case for change, culture assessment, stakeholder analysis, change risk assessment, comms and engagement strategy
• Make it Real – including: change impact assessment, change leadership, training needs analysis, change approach and plan
• Make it Happen – including: business readiness assessment, drive change interventions and organisational alignment, measure change
• Make it Stick – including: sustain change, align Talent and HR policies and measure outcomes against vision


The successful candidate will be expected to:

• Manage a variety of projects across our people consulting capabilities, ranging from small short-term projects to a workstream within a more complex change programme
• Manage relationships and chair meetings with senior client stakeholders
• Work closely with the client engagement manager and team members to successfully deliver project outcomes
• Provide specialist and technical input and review of others’ inputs in the design and development of change management project deliverables
• Contribute behavioural change management initiatives. This may include working with key account teams to scope opportunities or help to develop proposals to meet client requirements
• Contribute to the growth of our people consulting practice through supporting business and proposition development activity
• Work closely with a mixture of onshore and offshore team members
• Performance manage between 1 – 3 consultants and support with their development


Required Skills and Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be required to have experience in the majority of the following areas:

• Communications – experience and expertise in stakeholder management, engagement and communication skills, both in writing and orally
• Cultural change – experience in cultural diagnostic, design and implementation of cultural change programmes (understanding and articulating the key drivers of cultural change)
• Organisational Design/ Behavioural Change Management - helped organisations to minimise underperformance during change through the design and delivery of a variety of interventions
• Sector knowledge – in depth knowledge of the financial services sector, understand sector trends and the challenges faced by these institutions / organisations and demonstrate strong commercial acumen
• Project management – responsible for the delivery of a work stream or discrete set of deliverables
• Impact and influence – proven relationship-building and influencing skills and be a self-starter with the ability to work well with ambiguity
• Learning – understanding of how learning and development plays a part in organisational transformation


The following are preferred qualifications for the role:

• Degree educated or equivalent
• Qualifications such as CIPD, CIMA, Occupational Psychology, MBA and Prince2
• Familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)


Our Deal:

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. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with those in the team who already work flexibly.



Tax Manager - People Services , GMS, London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: People Services

Experience level: 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.

We are looking for an experienced Global Mobility Manager to work in the People Services Tax team working on a mixed portfolio of clients.

KPMG's Global Mobility Services (GMS) London Region practice is a diverse and fast-growing area of our Tax business. We serve a variety of clients in the London region, from large multi-nationals to start-ups going international for the first time. Our GMS engagement teams are “360 degree service oriented”, with tax technical, team leadership, and client-facing responsibilities as part of each successful assistant manager’s remit.
We are looking for remarkable candidates, ready for early assumption of responsibilities and close, regular contact with our dynamic leadership group.

Role and Responsibilities

• Manage the day to day UK work and lead the junior team on these clients
• Build, maintain and lead strong relationships with the clients
• Take ownership for finances
• Working closely with international colleagues, Central Co-ordination Teams, Social Security teams and Employment tax teams to ensure a proactive service delivery
• Day to day contact for allocated VIPs and working closely with the Engagement Leaders to deliver an enhanced service to the VIPs
• Ensuring clients are provided with up to date information on UK tax developments
• Preparation and review of written advice for clients, and helping to advise clients on GMS issues
• Project management of advisory projects carried out for clients
• Be involved in all aspects of cross border advisory - covering tax, Social Security, process, policy and efficiencies
• Responsibility for managing the UK tax compliance and working closely with the various delivery teams and processes
• Review of tax returns, and preparation/review of Income Tax/NIC calculations
• Carry out arrival/departure briefings for senior assignees
• Get involved in business development/proposals
• Managing and coaching of staff
• Working with a variety of size of clients

Qualifications and Skills

• ATT or CTA qualified or equivalent professional qualification
Experience and Background
• Expereience of working at Manager level in expatriate tax services
• Energetic, committed, and ambitious
• High level personal responsibility and accountability for teamwork
• Ability to identify core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
• Communicates with impact, both in speech and writing, and in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear
• Safeguards and enhances the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
• Motivated by a passion for the international aspects of our work, professional proficiency, and a desire to serve and lead excellent UK team
• Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under own initiative
• Capable of working to deadlines, showing resilience under pressure and an ability to apply knowledge to non-routine situations
• Demonstrates sound professional judgement including the ability to identify issues/concerns and consult where appropriate with more senior staff




Tax Manager - People Services , GMS, London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: People Services

Experience level: 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.

We are looking for an experienced Global Mobility Manager to work in the People Services Tax team working on a mixed portfolio of clients.

KPMG's Global Mobility Services (GMS) London Region practice is a diverse and fast-growing area of our Tax business. We serve a variety of clients in the London region, from large multi-nationals to start-ups going international for the first time. Our GMS engagement teams are “360 degree service oriented”, with tax technical, team leadership, and client-facing responsibilities as part of each successful assistant manager’s remit.
We are looking for remarkable candidates, ready for early assumption of responsibilities and close, regular contact with our dynamic leadership group.

Role and Responsibilities

• Manage the day to day UK work and lead the junior team on these clients
• Build, maintain and lead strong relationships with the clients
• Take ownership for finances
• Working closely with international colleagues, Central Co-ordination Teams, Social Security teams and Employment tax teams to ensure a proactive service delivery
• Day to day contact for allocated VIPs and working closely with the Engagement Leaders to deliver an enhanced service to the VIPs
• Ensuring clients are provided with up to date information on UK tax developments
• Preparation and review of written advice for clients, and helping to advise clients on GMS issues
• Project management of advisory projects carried out for clients
• Be involved in all aspects of cross border advisory - covering tax, Social Security, process, policy and efficiencies
• Responsibility for managing the UK tax compliance and working closely with the various delivery teams and processes
• Review of tax returns, and preparation/review of Income Tax/NIC calculations
• Carry out arrival/departure briefings for senior assignees
• Get involved in business development/proposals
• Managing and coaching of staff
• Working with a variety of size of clients

Qualifications and Skills

• ATT or CTA qualified or equivalent professional qualification
Experience and Background
• Expereience of working at Manager level in expatriate tax services
• Energetic, committed, and ambitious
• High level personal responsibility and accountability for teamwork
• Ability to identify core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
• Communicates with impact, both in speech and writing, and in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear
• Safeguards and enhances the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
• Motivated by a passion for the international aspects of our work, professional proficiency, and a desire to serve and lead excellent UK team
• Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under own initiative
• Capable of working to deadlines, showing resilience under pressure and an ability to apply knowledge to non-routine situations
• Demonstrates sound professional judgement including the ability to identify issues/concerns and consult where appropriate with more senior staff




Manager – Financial Services People Consulting - HR Transformation

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: People Consulting

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team

People Consulting is an integral part of KPMG’s Management Consultancy practice and a growing part of our business. This team help to transform the performance of organisations by changing the way people are led, managed and developed. We do this by focusing on two key areas – delivering the people agenda on large scale, complex, change programmes and transforming the HR function and its impact to the client’s business.

We have 4 key capabilities that work across the Financial Services sector:

• Learning solutions;
• HR Transformation;
• Organisational Transformation;
• Workforce Transformation.

Across these capabilities we support our clients around: digitally enabled employee engagement; skills and capabilities; agile organisation and workforce; shaping the future of the workforce; people change and leadership capability; value-driving efficient and cost effective HR, powered by tech; predictive insightful people consulting.

The Role

We are seeking a talented Manager that can deliver real impact for our Financial Services clients. We require ambitious people who can deliver excellent HR transformation solutions, build rapport, understand our client’s needs and contribute to the development of our propositions.
Through HR Transformation we help our clients to navigate complex transformation programmes through identification and adoption of key proposition areas across our HR Transformation capability areas: Powered HR engagements, establishing Global Business Services functions, developing HR strategy, supporting on HR audits.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

• Work closely with FTSE 100 clients primarily across Banking and Insurance.
• Manage a variety of projects across our people consulting capabilities, ranging from small short-term projects to a workstream within a more complex projects and HR transformation workstreams with a team of consultants.
• Manage relationships and chair meetings with senior client stakeholders
• Work closely with the client engagement manager and team members to successfully deliver project outcomes
• Provide specialist and technical input and review of others’ inputs in the design and development of change management project deliverables
• Contribute to the growth of our people consulting practice through supporting business and proposition development activity
• Work closely with a mixture of onshore and offshore team members
• Performance manage between 1 – 3 consultants and support with their development

The Person

The successful candidate will have proven experience in helping clients to shape and deliver HR Transformation solutions, including a range of:
• In-depth knowledge, skills and experience with HR transformation enablers and their applications, being a key contributor in the areas of HR strategy, HR Technology, HR policies, HR processes and controls, target operating model design, service delivery, cultural change, communications and engagement strategies.
• Solid understanding of strategic challenges and opportunities facing HR leaders and HR teams, possessing the ability to analyse and synthesise industry and client challenges into the separate parts of transformation programmes for the HR function.
• Understanding of various HR operating models (centralised, decentralised etc.), capability to define the impacts of organisational design / redesign, implement initiatives and the Business Case for Change.
• Thorough understanding and knowledge about HRSS strategy and the GBS offering (including location, language etc.) as well as HR Business Partner capabilities and traits.
• Experience with HR transformation programmes to meet client needs – being a key member /SME or as a Project Manager, either as part of a wider programme or standalone. Could include:
o HR Operating model strategy, redesign and implementation (HRBP / HRSS / COE).
o Service delivery model design including design and implementation of roles, responsibilities, etc.
o HR process efficiency assessment and process re-design.
o HR governance structures.
o Constructively challenging and conveying key messages to HRLT, HRD and Project Sponsor level stakeholders.
o Managing a team through organising, running and summarising outputs from client workshops.
• Understanding of key HR technology/ies (ideally ServiceNow, Workday, Oracle and SuccessFactors)
• Experience as a HR Practitioner is desirable but not essential.
• Overview and experience in wider People Consulting capabilities including change management, organisation design and behavioural change and understanding of workforce transformation tools available in the market.
• Have ‘core consulting’ experience in developing proposals, being a part of high-performing teams, managing project risks, and leading through complexity and ambiguity.

The following are preferred qualifications for the role:
• Degree educated or equivalent
• Qualifications such as CIPD, CIMA, Occupational Psychology and PMI or Prince2 preferred
• Familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Immigration Manager - People Operations

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Legal Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Immigration Solicitor Manager – KPMG Internal


You will be empowered to manage all aspects of immigration applications for new and existing KPMG employees. Including understanding legislative changes and ensuring processes and systems are operationalised to comply with current and new legislation.

Throughout 2020, the Team supported circa: 2,000 new employee applications as well as ongoing support for 3,000 colleagues. This role will interact closely with all aspects of the ‘Firm’ to ensure a seamless experience for all KPMG employees



The Role
• Provide day-to-day operational oversight across all aspects of the immigration process, ensuring day to day execution of service commitments including rigorous quality controls and service enhancements
• Oversee case management including review and sign off
• Take on case work on an as needed basis
• Identify opportunities to use technology to streamline immigration processes
• Establish an SLA framework ensuring timely and accurate escalations in line with service level commitments
• Employ strong risk management controls in line with legislation and compliance requirements
• Adapt to continuous and ongoing legislative changes ensuring process is ‘fit for purpose’ and supported by ongoing training and development
• Identify the team’s training and development requirements, ensuring the team receives sufficient support and coaching
• Interpret and apply understanding of corporate policies and practices, and other regulations to provide advice, guidance and support
• Work in close partnership with internal functions and stakeholders to drive continuous improvement and a consistently excellent employee experience
• Manage resources within the teams to the agreed budget

Education & Qualification

Experience Required
This is a growing team and the role will suit an ambitious immigration professional with the desire and ability to play an important role in continuing that growth. The successful applicant will be organised and efficient, able to produce consistently high-quality work within demanding time frames but not afraid to ask questions to challenge or seek clarification when appropriate. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in overseeing a team, including reviewing and signing off advice. The applicant will also have experience of advising alongside other professionals and an understanding of the immigration elements of cross-border moves, including emerging Covid-19 related issues such as travel corridors and working from anywhere.
The applicant will have experience of handling a wide range of corporate immigration matters, ideally the following:
• Work Visas (ICT, Skilled Worker)
• Frontier Worker Permits
• Sponsor licence applications and associated ongoing compliance
• Family applications
• Mock audits
• Prevention of illegal working/Right To Work
• Student and Graduate routes
• Immigration policy design
KPMG is looking for a confident client-facing immigration solicitor, with strong technical and inter-personal skills, who thrives in a high-pressure environment. It is expected that the successful applicant will have 7 years of relevant immigration experience, including several years managing a team in a Big 4 or equivalent firm.

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