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Associate Director - Climate Risk & Strategy - Transactional Services

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Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - HALO

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Director, Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy

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Assistant Manager - Energy Transition Strategy, Power and Utilities

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KPE Technology Strategy Manager

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team
The Technology Strategy team have a breadth and depth of experience covering Technology, Digital, Project and Programme Management and IT strategy and governance. We are looking for individuals with a similar breadth of experience in one or more of these areas.

We often consult on ERP solutions, cloud computing, applications strategy, application development, applications maintenance and mobile solutions. Our clients may ask us to facilitate solution architecture reviews and roadmap development. In addition, we work with vendors and their products/packages to establish the functional and technical fit.

For project and programme management our teams have experience of managing projects across the full lifecycle of technology enabled transformation programmes.

For IT Strategy and Governance, we provide an assessment of IT Strategy alongside a clear direction and delivery roadmap. We define and implement IT Operating Models for the functional areas of IT and transformational change programmes (including definition of sourcing strategies). Our teams implement IT governance processes or techniques and establish Key Metrics and Balanced Scorecards for managing IT effectiveness.

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.

This role is within our KPMG Private Enterprise (KPE) client base and you can work with start-ups through to large listed businesses and you will work with our clients as a trusted advisor supporting their digital transformation journey and better use of technology.

You will be naturally curious about how the business uses technology, and knowledgeable of how technology can be an enabler to digital transformation.

You will be able to build constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures, and lead and direct our experienced / junior resources and client teams on project.

Business Development
- Helping identify and develop opportunities at new and existing clients where we have the potential to support them.
- Communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems.
- Building market relevant service offerings to ensure greater visibility and exploitation of key technology opportunities with clients.
- Working with Senior Managers, Directors, Partners and third parties to develop go-to-market propositionsPractice Development
- Contribute to practice management and development, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.
- Build knowledge and capability within the team, delivery and attendance of key training events.
- Helping our junior team members to develop through mentoring in the role of a Performance Manager.The Person
- Passionate about talking to clients on current technology issues and market direction.
- Collaborative ways of working with clients and KPMG teams.
- 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.
- Motivated degree educated or equivalent individual, with a professional qualification such as PRINCE2, MSP, APM, ITIL, TOGAF.
- Intuitive with advisory skills gained in either a consulting organisation or to internal stakeholders within non-consulting organisations. Experience of working with a large professional services consulting firm is desirable but not essential.
- Creative problem-solving ability whilst working in ambiguous situations.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads, and manage junior team members.
- Ability to deliver work within tight timescales, to budget and to a high quality.
- Ability to work on own initiative and be a strong team player

Assistant Manager - IT Strategy & Effectiveness

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team:

KPMG’s CIO Advisory practice helps clients transform the way that CIOs and their management teams manage and deliver IT services to their customers. We help our clients to understand and exploit the constantly changing technology ecosystem to deliver value, agility and efficiency. In collaboration with other specialists across KPMG, we support our clients through digital transformation and enable them to transform their business through technology-enabled change.

Our CIO Advisory practice is organised into the following capability teams:



- Tech Strategy & Effectiveness




- Tech Architecture





- IT Sourcing





- IT Service Management




Within CIO Advisory we deliver collaborative team engagements, working together across these capabilities to help our clients get the best from their IT services. We are growing our team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking your relevant expertise and experience to join us.



The Role


- Building and developing 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 work within the Tech Strategy & Effectiveness capability group, with KPMG colleagues and client teams to:


- Bring a technology perspective to a broad range of client issues, demonstrating how technology can be used to address problems and realise opportunities





- Design and deliver IT operating models that enable clients to get the most from their technology organisation






- Develop digital and technology strategies alongside client teams






- Provide credible advice to clients on how to operate IT in the most effective manner






- Collaborate across our other CIO Advisory capabilities (IT Sourcing, Tech Architecture and Service Management) to improve and transform IT services for our clients






- Work with other teams across KPMG to provide support to clients as they undergo digital transformation





You will also work with the wider KPMG firm to:


- Identify emerging trends in the market and develop products and services that KPMG can leverage within our client base





- Contribute to innovative thought leadership on technology topics including digital transformation, technology strategy, digital operating models and delivering more effective and efficient technology services






- Support and mentor junior colleagues to help grow our Tech Strategy & Effectiveness capability





You will work as part of an engagement team to deliver high quality products and outcomes to our clients and identify further opportunities to support them for the wider KPMG firm



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






Essential


- Be passionate and curious about technology





- Strong inter personal skills - able to adjust communication styles from C level to junior level






- Work well in an ambiguous environment






- Be self-sufficient and willing to lead from the front






Desirable


- Experienced in operating model design





- Experienced in Agile delivery methods






- Familiar with technology trends and ways of working (for example DevOps)






- Thrive on learning new and emerging concepts






Associate Director - Climate Risk & Strategy - Transactional Services

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part 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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Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - HALO

Location: Manchester

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The team

This year has seen the establishment of KPMG’s Connected Technology practice, this creates significant scale and opportunity to bring the best of KPMG’s technology services and solutions to our clients.
We are looking for individuals with a wide range of experience to help us take the best of KPMG to priority clients in our regional offices, designated as key due to their position in the market, kudos in a local community, and/or forward-looking strategy.

This role will be focussed on the sale and delivery of KPMG Connected Technology services and solutions, working as part of cross-functional consulting teams, to these priority accounts.
There will be two teams, which are being formed in pursuit of these clients: “Midlands and South” region and the “North and Scotland” region, each led by a Director in our market-facing technology teams. Each Director will be supported by two Senior Managers. The prime focus of the teams will be being the identification and creation of new revenue streams, bringing new clients to the firm.

The expectation is that this team will both sell and deliver work, with a focus on sales in the current financial year. It is envisaged that as a point of continuity, the individual responsible for the sale will remain involved in the engagement in some way, at a minimum providing input and oversight, with a view to building longer term relationships with these accounts.

The Role

The role of a Connected Technology Senior Manager within this team will be required to carry out the following activities:

Business Development

- Understand, and be able to position the firm’s Technology and broader Consulting propositions and services;
- Independently and actively research and identify clients and opportunities;
- Assist in the creation of a plan for the current financial year, regarding the type of pursuits and specific client targets;
- Build profitable, long-term relationships with clients built on trust and thought leadership;
- Lead pursuits and win work with clients;
- Work closely with other parts of KPMG consulting and the wider KPMG businesses to deliver the best solutions for our clients;
- Leverage experience from previous clients to provide offerings applicable to our priority accounts;
- Create and manage strong relationships with Partners, Directors, and the Business Development community across the regional offices; and
- Assist in the identification, creation and execution of relevant external events that generate opportunities, which are then converted into sales.
Client Delivery

- Work with our clients as a trusted advisor supporting their journey towards better use of technology;
- Lead mid-size to large client engagements end-to-end, including both Technology and broader Consulting engagements;
- Deliver with excellence to create templated, repeatable, referenceable engagements to delight our Customers;
- Generate positive client satisfaction that creates additional work; and
- Manage the delivery of client work to all agreed financial and quality metrics.
Practice Development

- Create thought leadership in technology and work with other internal teams to create targeted propositions; and
- Be an ambassador for technology in KPMG, communicating our propositions and strategy in order to create opportunities and drive awareness.
The person

This role is an exciting opportunity to help open new opportunities, taking the breadth of KPMG solutions to our key accounts. We are looking for the following behaviours & mind set:•Proven ability to interact at senior levels internally and externally, capable of building long-lasting relationships and networks;
A self-starter, motivated to generate new business; and
Adaptable, willing to learn, try out new approaches, and expand your knowledge.

We are looking for individuals with demonstrable experience across several of the “Connected Technology” solutions and services as below:

- Technology Strategy
- Enterprise Architecture
- Programme & Project Management (Technology Transformation)
- Technology Risk & Cyber Security
- Data, Analytics & Automation
- Cloud / Software Engineering
- Industry Technology solutions (e.g. ERP, CRM, digital…)
- Integrated Enterprise Process Frameworks (e.g. APQC)
Individuals should also be able to demonstrate a track record of business development, client delivery and practice development as outlined above.

We're looking for candidates be based in the North of the UK and within a reasonable commute to a KPMG office

Director, Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Climate Risk and Decarbonisation Strategy
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.

We require strategy, climate change and risk expertise across the grade profiles. We will select and optimal mix of talent to allow the team to share skills to build capability, but ensure that team members have the ability to grow and build their careers within the Climate Risk and Decarbonisation Strategy team as we capitalise on the immense opportunities we are faced with.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of the role include managing and actively originating Climate Risk and Decarbonisation Strategy engagements by:

- Helping lead business development initiatives including targeting key C-Suite level individuals, proposing KPMG's services and closing opportunities
- Acting as the primary team interface with various levels of client executives up to and including C-Suite Level
- Managing the delivery of project deliverables and advising persuasively, earning the position of a trusted advisor
- Developing the team culture and inspiring and empowering team members to be the best
- Participating in the professional development of KPMG Climate Risk and Decarbonisation team members and assist with the recruiting and training of new staff
- 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

Assistant Manager - Energy Transition Strategy, Power and Utilities

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time





KPMG’s Infrastructure Advisory Group in the UK consists of over 200 professionals and is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading independent financial and business advisers in infrastructure. The group has won many awards, including financial advisor of the year (Infrastructure Journal). The group has locations in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds and Manchester, but is organised on a national basis, operating under a single national cost centre.
We provide in-depth advice on the strategic, financial and commercial issues driving investments in infrastructure across Transport, Power & Utilities, and Social Infrastructure in the UK and internationally. This advice ranges from the strategic thinking and advice to companies and investors to enable private capital to fund infrastructure to the detailed technical skills required at financial close. We also work closely with other functions within KPMG to advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, valuations, tax, accounting, and due diligence issues. Increasingly we are also working on mandates that require ‘infratech’ elements that help our clients take advantage of automation and other emerging technologies to drive value in their businesses.
The utilities sector is a key business area for the Infrastructure Group and encompasses work for the large clients in the sector including all of the leading UK energy and water companies as well as some of largest utilities in the EU and beyond. We are widely recognised by many industry stakeholders as one of the most innovative advisors influencing the future of the sector. As the sector is evolving we are now looking to grow our proposition further, specifically recognising the role that the energy transition brings both in the opportunities for our clients and in the range of products and services that we can offer.
This area is expanding rapidly and we are looking for a high quality candidate to support our Power & Utilities business with a particular focus on giving strategic advice on the energy transition to our clients in the energy and water sectors premised on net zero.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of the role include:
• Contributing to the delivery of specific engagements on a day to day basis
• Supporting the preparation of pitching material for new business
• Supporting the team develop market intelligence and sector knowledge
• Contributing to specific business development initiatives, particularly proposals and pitches.
• Contributing to delivery of multiple projects simultaneously
• Executing strategic reviews and analysis
• Developing a good working understanding of compliance procedures
• Supporting the team in the effective planning, delivery and closure of projects
• Maintain a good understanding of the regulatory frameworks and financial implications in the water and energy sectors.
Any other duties commensurate with the role.

The ideal candidate would:
• Have at 2-3 years of experience in the strategy space, ideally with experience of applying this to the energy sector in particular, preferably linked to one of the disruptive energy industries or a consultant specialising in these sectors;
• Have knowledge of corporate strategy and investment decision making;
• Understand how emerging net zero technologies can impact businesses and how they can be successfully implemented;
• Have a good understanding of new and emerging value propositions in the utilities sector (such as electric vehicles, solar & storage or demand side response);
• Bring excellent report writing, Excel and Powerpoint skills;
• Be skilled in strategic and financial analysis;
• Bring an inquisitive mind-set and be comfortable challenging the status quo;
• Be comfortable and/or experienced in an external facing role;
• Provide compelling and well-thought out solutions to strategic, financial or economic problems of moderate complexity;
• Provide persuasive and self-assured responses in a credible manner;
• Appreciate the chance to work on a wide range of projects and proposals simultaneously to demanding timetables.
Knowledge and experience of other similar sectors such as telecoms or energy services would be a bonus as would language skills. Familiarity with international energy sectors would also be a positive.

Qualifications:
• 5 GCSEs/O levels including Maths and English
• Degree in business, engineering, mathematics, economics or similar;



Additional Information
KPMG has a Values based culture which everyone is expected to demonstrate and support.
KPMG Corporate Finance is regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) for investment business. Please be aware that this position applied for is an FSA regulated position, and accordingly, if the application is successful, will require the applicant to either be or become an FSA approved person, and maintains this status.
If the application is successful, a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Standard Disclosure will be requested. Please be aware that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to the applicant obtaining a position, and that KPMG is an equal opportunities employer. A copy of KPMG's policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and a copy of the CRB code of practice are available on request.
KPMG is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity in its people.

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