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Director - Asset Management Advisory - IAG

Location: London

Service Line: Corporate Finance

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Manager - Climate Risk & Strategy - Transactional Services

Location: London

Service Line: Transaction Services

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Senior Manager - IGH Management Consultancy - Glasgow/Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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Assistant Manager - Asset Management Advisory

Location: London

Service Line: Corporate Finance

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Cyber Security Manager - Risk and Regulatory

Location: London

Service Line: RC Technology

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Assistant Manager - Transformation Services, Wealth & Asset Management

Location: London

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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Director - Asset Management Advisory - IAG

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Our AMA team works with major public and private sector entities but principally those with regulatory and infrastructure commitments in Rail, Highways, Defence and Power & Utilities, as well as institutional investors and private sector property owners including retail. The demand for asset owners to manage their assets effectively and efficiently to meet stakeholder demands is a key concern for these organisations, together with transforming their organisations to better meet these challenges. This, therefore is a fast growing business presenting opportunities for growth.

We are seeking an infrastructure professional with a good understanding of asset management principles and the transformation of infrastructure organisations together with a strong track record making real change in these organisations. The individual should have a good track record in professional services including both work winning and delivery together with a proven reputation in the sector. They will
the Industry leading Asset Management professional to become the subject matter expert for KPMG UK supporting all AMA activity across the business including Operating Model Transformation, Strategy and Planning, Internal Audit, Transactions, Risk and Technology.

Services provided by the AMA Team:
- Asset organisation and operating model design and transformation
- Development and delivery of asset management improvement programmes
- Asset investment planning and decision-making frameworks
- Network resilience and maintenance planning including risk-based approaches
- Assurance and SME peer review of key business processes
- Data and technology advisory services for the asset lifecycle
- Development of strategic plans and businesses cases

The Role

As a Director in our team you will be responsible, amongst other things for:
- Leading large, complex client engagements, operating at board level and the level below.
- Leading the KPMG team on project from both the AMA team and across the business
- Identifying and recruiting talent
- Be the focus for the asset management capability and bring insights and leading practice to share across sectors
- Ensuring KPMG's quality and risk management procedures are completed to the appropriate standard.
- Pro-actively keeping up to date with Asset Management thinking on a global level.
- Coaching and mentoring other staff.
- Being a role model for less experienced staff and for the firm's values

Business development:
- Targeting key clients in-line with our strategy and developing a pipeline of opportunities to support the growth of the AMA business
- Building sustainable relationships with client in key markets including P&U and/or transport
- Working with other parts of KPMG to win work aligned with our strategy
- Building a strong external and internal network to promote our services and the value provided
- Pro-actively promoting our services
- Supporting the development with thought leadership and speaking engagements

The Person
We are looking for a person who can work at pace and bring experience and practical solutions across the broad services we provide and is able to work across different client types. Proven experience in delivering complex engagements, with a high level of client relationship management and a track record of delivery high quality outputs and securing further work. The technical background will varying and will likely to come from an asset, project and/or business management background for asset intensive organisations.

Essential Requirements:
- Track record in improving performance of asset intensive organisations at an enterprise level adopting the principles of asset management
- Excellent presentation and communications experience engaging with board level representatives in this area.
- Understanding transformation of asset intensive organisations
- End to end process for asset management and capital delivery for asset intensive organisations
- Life-cycle decision-making and the ability to manage and direct the creation of asset management plans, capital programmes or maintenance regimes
- Assessing and managing risks at both a service/network level and an asset level.
- Good understanding of asset management information and knowledge management
- Experience in one or more key sectors of Transport, Defence, Property/Estates or Utilities
- Good client relationship track record.
- Commercial awareness.
- Relevant advisory / consulting / assurance experience.

Non Essential:
- Managing change in asset management IT systems and capabilities
- Asset performance management
- Contractor and supplier management
- Asset care and maintenance management
- Sustainable asset management
- Techniques for whole-life costing and accounting
- Asset management information systems

Manager - Climate Risk & Strategy - Transactional Services

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting career at the cutting edge of KPMG’s response to the global agenda on climate change?

Do you want to work in a lively and energetic environment where you will have the opportunity to shape a brand new proposition and advise on some of the biggest structural shifts the world has ever seen with a range of FTSE clients?

If so, then consider joining us in KPMG’s newly established Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy team. Led by Simon Weaver and Bridget Beals, the Climate Risk and Decarbonisation Strategy team has been formed to help our clients respond to the immense challenges posed by climate change, assisting them to identify and quantify climate risks to their business to meet regulatory, investor and stakeholder demands; analyse and assess the range of mitigation and adaptation strategies available to them to mitigate the risks; implement the strategies; and, finally, embed the risk, strategy, targets and governance into financial reporting, helping to pave the way to a low carbon economy.
We have a vision for every Board to consider climate change in their Enterprise Risk Management. So far, we have focused on FTSE250 Boards with really positive results – we are already responding to several RFPs and are having bilateral conversations with respect to scopes of work with 5 other major listed corporates. This is hugely encouraging as we pursue our ambition of delivering £140m of profit with purpose for KPMG by 2025.

The successful candidates will work across multiple engagements managing the delivery of key outputs relating to the different facets of our proposition and shaping our future propositions.

We are looking for hires who can provide the perfect combination of passion, dynamism, enthusiasm, capability, accountability, and above all the ability to be a great team player.


Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of the role include:

Managing and actively originating Climate Risk and Decarbonisation Strategy engagements by:

- Building and maintaining relationships with target clients and key market constituents
- Proactive and highly tangible sector mapping to identify targets and new opportunities
- Managing delivery of several engagements on a day to day basis and managing medium to large size projects or work streams
- Being responsible for the quality of deliverables produced, including qualitative and quantitative analysis as well as written and verbal advice
- Developing market intelligence and sector knowledge
- Effective management, coaching and mentoring of junior staff
- Ensuring internal and external compliance procedures are adhered to
- Developing the team culture and inspiring and empowering team members to be the best
- Any other duties commensurate with the role.

Please send your CV with a cover letter of no more than 2 pages explaining:

1. Why you want to work in Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy
2. The skills you would bring to the team and why you think they are important for the team to have
3. Anything else you think is relevant to your application




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Senior Manager - IGH Management Consultancy - Glasgow/Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team
We are a global leader in infrastructure, government and consulting public sector, with a long track record of working in Scotland across the devolved administration, local government, policing, healthcare and higher education. We are investing in growing our team to meet growing demand and to have a stronger local presence.
Our goal is to help our clients and deliver meaningful change. We aim to be the transformation partner of choice to public bodies in Scotland, drawing on our local team and the wider UK and Global Networks. We help our clients rethink public services for the digital age. We go from design all the way into delivery in integrating public services. We support building capacity, skills and creating the infrastructure needed to fuel economic growth.
Our team in Scotland is a key part of our UK IGH consulting team. Our team builds long term relationships with our clients in Scotland and in particular focussed on organisation change, digital transformation and system redesign.
We are a small team with a whole country to serve, and have ambitious targets for our growth. 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 public services and delivering meaningful outcomes in society.
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 a Senior Manager within the Consulting IGH team helping both grow our business and ensure our teams deliver high quality advice to clients. You should expect to be involved in a wide range of challenging engagements, ranging from large scale digital transformation, to helping design and implement new, integrated public services, to supporting the execution of high profile delivery programmes.
Our clients are under increasing pressure, from increasing demands on their services, strain on resources and the challenges that the pandemic has brought.

As a Senior Manager, we expect you to understand these issues and to be able to translate complex challenges into clear advice to our clients. We expect you to be confident in engaging senior public servants, including those within your own network, to understand their organisation issues and needs and to translate these into opportunities to support them. You will be a credible leader, able to both deliver consultancy projects for our clients, but also to mentor and coach members of our team.
Responsibilities
Management and delivery of challenging, complex client engagements to ensure quality and value to our clients by:
• Understanding their business challenges and the threats they face
• Helping them navigate the increasingly complex public sector delivery environment
• Bringing expertise in operating model and digital transformation to apply to organisation challenges
• Bringing expertise in whole system redesign, from initial thinking to implementation, to be a credible advisor to clients and leader within our team
• Comfortable balancing a number of competing demands
• Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge, as well as managing the performance and development of other team members
• Upholding KPMG’s values by acting with integrity
• Building and managing multiple client relationships
• Project managing engagements to deliver high quality work in a timely manner to include: scoping / financial management (budgeting) / engagement and risk management / production and review of deliverables.
• Fee generation through actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development and client presentations.
• Contributing to practice management, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.
The Person
Skills & Experience
We expect that you will have:
• Experience in public service transformation and/or programme management
• Experience of delivering one or more of the following areas: strategy, transformation, digital, service/system redesign
• Proven track record in public service transformation and/or programme management
• Proven experience of delivering one or more of the following areas: strategy, transformation, digital, service/system redesign
• Proven experience of successfully managing complex projects in a commercial environment, ensuring the delivery of high quality work on time and to budget.
• Proven ability to lead work at sustained levels of high intensity, and inspire drive and resilience in others.
• Proven ability to analyse problems, identify core issues and recommend appropriate solutions
• Proven ability in taking appropriate action after monitoring/reviewing the progress and performance of others.
• Understanding of a wide range of public policy agendas
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
• Ability to develop excellent relationships both internally and with clients at a senior level.
• A genuine interest and desire to work in the public sector.
Qualifications
• Degree level qualified preferred

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


Assistant Manager - Asset Management Advisory

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team
Our AMA team works with major public and private sector entities across all sectors but principally those with major capital and infrastructure commitments in Natural Resources, Energy, Power & Utilities, Transport, Oil and Gas, Defence and Health and Education. This is a fast growing area offering exciting opportunities building upon a global capability in Asset Management.
We are seeking an Industry leading Asset Management professional to become the subject matter expert for KPMG UK supporting all AMA activity across the business including Operating Model Transformation, Strategy and Planning, Internal Audit, Transactions, Risk and Technology.
Services provided by the AMA Team:
- Asset organisation and operating model transformation
- Analytics and asset management improvement programmes
- Asset investment planning including corporate value frameworks
- Network/service resilience and maintenance planning
- Internal audit, assurance and peer review of key business processes
- Data and technology advisory services for the asset lifecycle
The Role
As an Assistant Manager in our team you will be responsible, amongst other things for:
Delivering key work streams within a large engagement or leading less complex engagements operating at all levels of the business.
Managing the KPMG team and day to day programme for engagements where required and delivery key deliverables at pace and to the highest quality.
Support off project development of asset management capability and development of the AM tools and methodologies across the team and within projects
Engaging across KPMG UK with global teams, including Global Asset Management Centre of excellence to leverage resources and capabilities developing robust approaches to the supporting service lines.
Supporting the development with thought leadership and speaking engagements
Financial management, ensuring timely raising of fee notes and assisting in recovery of fees, and keeping clients informed of costs and time incurred on an appropriately regular basis.
Ensuring KPMG's quality and risk management procedures are completed to the appropriate standard.
Pro-actively keeping up to date with Asset Management thinking on a global level.

Business development:
At assistant manager level, the main focus will be:
Delivering high quality outcomes for clients on project and securing additional work for the current engagement or for related opportunities


Supporting and coordinating bid development for specific pursuits
The Person
We are looking for a person who is able to work at pace and provide practical solutions across the broad services we provide. The ability to deal with ambiguity and to put in place frameworks and structure to address this is essential along with good communication skills. Has a track record of delivery high quality outputs.
The technical background will varying and will likely to come from an asset, project and/or business management background for asset intensive organisations.
Essential Requirements:


Experience focusing on realising the strategic value of asset management at enterprise level and not just the engineering/operational level application and experience engaging with board level representatives in this area.
Understanding and assessment of operating models and end to end process for asset management and capital delivery for asset intensive organisations
Life-cycle decision-making and the ability to manage and direct the creation of asset management plans, capital programmes or maintenance regimes
Assessing and managing risks at both a service/network level and an asset level.
Strong analytical skills and/or strong written, communication and presentation skills
Good understanding of asset management information and knowledge management
Experience in one or more key sectors of Transport, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Defence, Property/Estates or Utilities
- Good client relationship track record.
- Ability to develop strong working relationships at all levels.
- Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
- Commercial awareness.
- Relevant advisory / consulting / assurance experience.
Non Essential:
- Managing change in asset management IT systems and capabilities
- Asset performance management
- Contractor and supplier management
- Asset care and maintenance management
- Sustainable asset management
- Techniques for whole-life costing and accounting
- Asset management information systems
- It would also be an advantage if the individual had practical experience of providing advisory services and if the individual had worked across a number of sectors.

Cyber Security Manager - Risk and Regulatory

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


KPMG Cyber

KPMG has been acknowledged by Forrester as a leader in the provision of cyber security consultancy. We are investing to building out our Corporates cyber consulting team to meet a growing demand and provide a comprehensive range of services to many of the largest companies in the world.

We help out clients protect, detect and respond to high end cyber threats; helping them understand the cyber threat landscape, make sensible decisions on investment priorities, and build out the specialist capabilities they need to counter financial crime and other threats.

We believe that cyber security is about helping our clients to harness business opportunities safely and securely. For us, cyber security isn’t just a technical issue, it is one which engages the whole business and focusses on a holistic approach to understanding and mitigating the risk.

Our team works closely with KPMG’s broader advisory practice to link cyber security to privacy, fraud, risk management, operational resilience and IT transformation.

The Role

You will be a manager within the Corporates Cyber team, in our Risk Consulting practice, helping to both grow our business and deliver high quality advice to clients. This is one of the areas which KPMG has identified for tremendous investment and growth.

Our clients are under regulatory scrutiny but are also continually battling to match a rapidly changing cybercrime landscape threat while harnessing the opportunities offered by digital services.

As a manager in our team, we expect you to understand the world of corporate clients, and to be able to translate complex cyber security issues into straightforward, credible, jargon free advice to our clients; while making sure we can deliver the support they require. You should expect to be involved in a wide range of challenging engagements including optimization of client cloud security controls and cyber security programmes, and providing specialist support on issues such as cloud security strategy, risks, assurance and governance.

Above all, KPMG is looking for someone who is passionate about helping our clients with their cyber security challenges, often at a time of critical need. In return, we are committed to helping you to enjoy the role and develop your skills and career within the KPMG.

Responsibilities:
Management and delivery of client engagements to ensure delivery, quality and value to our clients by:
• Understanding their business challenges and the cloud security threats they face
• Helping them navigate the increasingly complex cyber security regulatory environment
• Advising on cloud security governance, frameworks and operating models
• Helping them optimise their approach to cloud security controls and risk management
• Linking cloud security to other consultancy offerings on cyber risk management, resilience and IT transformation to provide holistic support to our clients
• Being a trusted engagement manager and a role model for quality and risk management practices
• Developing an understanding of KPMG’s broader offerings to enable identification of business opportunities
• Assisting with sales and business development activities
• Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG
• Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge, as well as managing the performance and development of other team members
• Upholding KPMG’s values by acting with integrity
• Building out and maintaining a professional network

The Person

• Track record within the corporates community showing an understanding of the business, threat and regulatory issues faced by clients (essential)
• Proven experience of understanding and managing cloud security risk, including the assessment, analysis and reporting of cloud security risk in a business context (essential)
• Proven experience of delivering one or more of the following areas: strategy, transformation, governance (essential)
• Proven experience in business analysis and understanding of cyber security principles, standards, processes and technologies across a broad range of markets
• Proven experience of successfully managing cloud security services in a commercial environment, ensuring the delivery of high quality work on time and to budget
• Proven ability to lead work at sustained levels of high intensity, and inspire drive and resilience in others
• Proven ability to analyse problems, identify core issues and recommend appropriate solutions
• Proven ability in taking appropriate action after monitoring/reviewing the progress and performance of others
Qualifications and Skills:
• Degree level qualified
• Recognised cyber security (e.g. CIPP, ISEB, CISSP, CISM, M. Inst IISP, etc.), or comparable experience
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
• Sales experience
• Strong networking skills and a broad professional network
• Ability to interact with organisations at senior levels

Assistant Manager - Transformation Services, Wealth & Asset Management

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



The Growth Story

In response to the continued evolution in the Asset Management industry – M&A activity to build new capabilities, acceleration of technology and digital transformation, spotlight on ESG and complexity of the regulatory landscape, the KPMG Global Board has approved investment in the Asset Management sector to grow substantially over the next 3 to 4 years. Of this, the Consulting business is expected to see the most significant growth, given the demand we are seeing in the industry, and the UK practice is investing to further expand its existing capabilities.
The Asset Management industry is facing high levels of change and our clients are embarking on enterprise transformation initiatives to meet regulatory pressures, optimise costs, increase client centricity, revolutionise client experience and capture more assets and market share. With managers at varying stages of their transformation journey our clients are looking for trusted advisers, experienced delivery partners and innovative thinkers to support and work with them.
The Team

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.
We are keen to recruit talented people with sector and technical expertise, who have the energy and drive to succeed in a dynamic 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 contribute to the growth of the practice, develop new skillsets and progress your career.
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 our Transformation Services service line and aligned to Wealth & Asset Management and will be helping both grow our business and ensure our teams deliver high quality advice to clients. You should expect to be involved in a wide range of challenging client engagements across the traditional Asset Management space working on projects related to strategy, process improvement, operating model design, RFP, vendor selection and ESG. As an Assistant Manager you will be expected to be a ‘safe pair of hands’ and be able to receive instructions and make progress independently with limited oversight. As an Assistant Manager you will likely be expected to lead on the delivery of key deliverables with the support from the team and often be responsible for coordinating activities such as PMO. As an Assistant Manager you will be expected to develop your project management skills through leading key workstreams or project outputs.
It is also expected that you will support and manage more junior member of the KPMG team as part of project delivery such as graduate trainees.
As an Assistant Manager it is likely that you will be required to support Managers, Senior Managers and Directors on project and client work in addition to supporting business development activity such as helping with proposition development and proposals,
In addition to supporting the build out of the client propositions and proposals, you will also be expected to contribute to the development of the practice in a broader sense, such as through training, internal communications and contribution to the positive culture and supportive working environment.
If you are able to help our clients seize the opportunities that exist in the Wealth & Asset Management Sector and are keen to contribute to an exciting, supportive and positive team with fantastic internal sponsorship and visibility, then this could be a perfect role for you!

Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to have the following responsibilities:
Engagement delivery:
• Understanding the basics of the industry context, the role of asset managers and their business challenges
• Helping clients navigate the increasingly complex technology and data landscape including vendors in the market as part of an integrated and supportive team
• Leading on key project workstreams or supporting / leading client deliverables or such as operating model definition, project management, vendor selection or implementation activities
• Working closely with client stakeholders and project teams often integrating into their existing business and project structures
• Supporting the Managers and Senior Managers in the client delivery work and being regarded as a ‘safe pair of hands’
Business Development:
• Contribution to and support of business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development and client presentations
Practice Development:
• Contributing to practice management, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.
• Contributing to the development of our thought-leadership content and associated Marketing Campaigns
Engagement & Risk management:
• Identifying and managing delivery and financial risks across projects, engagement assurance and commercial risk management and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively

We expect that you will have:
• Some initial professional experience in either consulting, financial services and / or asset management
• Good understanding of the asset management industry – either from within a fund manager, a fund administrator or another management consultancy
• Good understanding of the operational and technological challenges associated with asset management
• A track record within the financial services / asset management industry with a sound understanding of the industry trends, key themes and challenges
• Experience of working within the delivery of projects on time, within scope and of high quality
• Proven ability to analyse problems, identify core issues and recommend appropriate solutions
• Proven ability to lead work at sustained levels of high intensity and inspire drive and confidence in others.
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
• An ability to develop excellent relationships both internally with members of the KPMG team and with clients
• A genuine interest and desire to work in the asset management sector and a strong desire to develop knowledge and skill sets in ESG and sustainable finance
• An ability to contribute to a positive, inclusive and supportive working environment which respects and recognises all members of the team
Qualifications
• Degree level from top university
• Industry qualifications preferred (e.g. CFA, IMC, CAIA)
Location
The base location is London although flexible and agile working is supported and encouraged.







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