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Assistant Manager - ENR - Strategy

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IT Strategy & Effectiveness Manager

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Manager - Pricing - Strategy

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Director - Financial Services - Strategy

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Manager Tech Strategy & Effectiveness

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Associate Director - Strategy - ESG

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Assistant Manager - ENR - Strategy

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

KPMG’s Strategy and Value creation team is looking at hiring a number of exceptional candidates, across grades, to join their London office. The team is looking to attract professional, talented individuals who have a passion for identifying and creating innovative solutions for clients.

The role of the Strategy and Value creation team is to work with C-level Executives to identify, structure and solve their most critical strategic issues across the economic and transaction cycles. As part of a fast-paced and dynamic group, our consultants offer strategic advice on financial, business and operating models to corporate, public sector and private equity clients.

Within the Strategy & Value Creation team we have an established Energy and Natural Resources practice, serving the oil & gas; power and utilities and infrastructure sector serving UK, European and international clients. We work with C-level executives to identify, structure and solve their most critical strategic issues related to deal strategy, growth strategy and operational strategy. As a team, we are a group of bright committed individuals who are passionate about delivering fantastic client work, developing the team around us and having fun both inside and outside of work.

The Role

As an Assistant Manager your role will involve:
- Working as part of a team to address complex market, strategic, operational and organisational issues.
- Planning and undertaking primary and secondary research to develop insightful analysis for clients.
- Designing and executing data intensive analysis to support development of evidence-based insights.
- Developing business cases and business plans underpinned by robust analysis in support of strategic initiatives.
- Managing engagement work-streams and analysis, taking responsibility for small teams when required.
- Contributing to the delivery and presentation of client deliverables.
- Working collaboratively with client staff and management, often working in joint teams at client sites, in the development and delivery of recommendations.
- Being involved in business development activity, showing initiative in building relationships with clients during engagements and while at client site.
- Contributing to thought leadership and knowledge management to support practice developmentThe person
You will have:
- High level of applied thinking and inquisitiveness.
- Strong numerical and analytical skills combined with sound commercial acumen.
- Experience of working within the ENR sector
- A pragmatic approach to analysis and problem solving, able to implement structure and conceptual models in complex client environments
- Ability to assess information to distil the key strategic insights and convey these clearly and succinctly, both orally and in written form.
- An ability to work both collaboratively and individually; be comfortable developing answers and solutions including when the client requirements are ambiguous or changing.
- Able to form excellent working relationships both within KPMG and with clients.
- Willingness to constructively query clients, peers and leaders.
- Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different engagement types, working hours and work environments and locations.
- Highest degree of personal and business integrity.
- Additional language skills would be a strong bonus

IT Strategy & Effectiveness Manager

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: 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
Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
Providing compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity
You will work with KPMG colleagues, client teams and with C Level client resources to:
Bring a technology perspective to a broad range of client issues, demonstrating how technology can be used to address problems and realise opportunities
Manage the development and delivery of 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 work within the Tech Strategy & Effectiveness capability group and 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.
Support the growth of our Tech Strategy & Effectiveness capability through developing and supporting our people.
Contribute to innovative thought leadership on technology topics including digital transformation, technology strategy, digital operating models and delivering more effective and efficient technology services.
Champion how Tech Strategy & Effectiveness can help our clients deliver more effectively and achieve their digital and technology ambitions.
You will work as part of an engagement team in a leading capacity to deliver high quality products and outcomes to our clients and identify further opportunities to support them for the wider KPMG firm.

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.

Essential
Experience in at least 2 of the below:
Developing technology strategies in complex environments, with a focus on leveraging digital and emerging technologies
IT operating model design and implementation (Target Operating Model)
IT cost optimisation and efficiency
Digital transformation at scale
Agile delivery methodologies, particularly at scale in large organisations
Tenacious, passionate and thorough in approach and style; able to adjust communication styles from C level to junior level
Self-sufficient, with leadership experience managing teams and delivering technology programmes / projects

Desirable
Consulting experience with large organisations - ideally Financial Services
A passion for emerging technology and driving business value
Experienced in new technology delivery and ways of working (for example Agile, DevOps)



Manager - Pricing - Strategy

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


About the team
Strategy and Value creation teams work with C-level Executives to identify, structure and solve their most critical strategic issues across the economic and transaction cycles. As part of a fast-paced and dynamic group, our consultants offer strategic advice on financial, business and operating models to corporate, public sector and private equity clients.

About the role
Within the Strategy & Value Creation team we have an established Pricing strategy practice, serving number of sectors including retail, consumer goods, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, transport and industrial manufacturing sectors serving UK, European and international clients. We work with C-level executives to identify, structure and solve their most critical strategic issues related to deal strategy, and growth strategy.

KPMG’s Pricing strategy practice is a specialised team focussed on solving pricing and revenue optimisation problems for its clients using data and analytics techniques to deliver a sustainable solution which can deliver both short- and long-term margin improvements. As a team, we are a group of bright committed individuals who are passionate about delivering fantastic client work, solving complex data related problems, investing our time in acquiring new analytical skills, and having fun both inside and outside of work.

Manager:

Responsibilities:

We are recruiting for a Manager with Pricing / Data Analytics experience. The role is currently part of KPMG’s Strategy and Value creation team based in London office and would have following core responsibilities:
- Manage workstreams / mid-sized projects delivering quality output on time, to budget and in compliance with KPMG engagement and risk management practices
- Comprehend client’s requirements and be able to break it for the other members of the team
- Synthesise primary research and data gathering; identify key research areas and organise the junior team appropriately to effectively understand the key topics pertinent to the relevant industry sector and scope of work
- Understand current client data landscape and ability to direct the client teams to navigate correct source of data for driving key analysis with appropriate techniques and tools
- Help clients create a clear path to achieve their growth ambition through consideration of their markets, customers and propositions to create a sustainable strategy
- Plan initial hypotheses and analysis; formulate initial hypotheses based on previous experience, knowledge of the sector and understanding of the scope of work
- Manage the pace and delivery of projects, including:
- Day-to-day coordination with key project stakeholders including clients and other internal teams
- Upward management of senior team members to ensure progress is effectively communicated
- Reporting back to clients the key findings of our work
- Manage teams or individuals, and ideally has overseen significant parts of complex projects or programmes. And be able to ensure analytical work associated with multiple workstreams can be completed against tight deadlines and to an agreed standard
- Design, shape and co-ordinate the preparation of deliverables that span multiple workstreams, identifying insight and the ‘so what’
- Communicate views and insights (both in writing and verbally) in an effective and compelling manner to clients and KPMG colleagues
- Anticipate and develop the answers to potential questions and challenges from the client
- Support Partners / Directors / Associate Directors community in business development activities
- Coach and develop team members providing high quality developmental feedback
- Identify, design and lead critical and complex practice development initiatives, coordinating other members of the team
- Proactively develop thought leadership; design and lead practice development initiatives
Qualifications:
- Strong experience with strategy or analytics experience gained in corporate roles, analytic boutique and strategic consultancy firm
- A mix of structured problem-solving skills (including strong numerical capabilities combined with sound commercial acumen), ability to deliver insightful recommendations that can be practically executed, excellent written English and oral communication skills (other language skills would be a strong bonus)
- Substantial experience of delivering work into the sectors and topics we serve, such as pricing strategy, setting, implementation, for delivering high impact projects
- Experience using economic modelling and analysis by using tools such as Alteryx, Tableau, Python, SQL etc
- Understanding of machine learning techniques and practical experience of applying these techniques for commercial solving purposes
- Experience of developing pitches and thinking through proposals either through consulting sales or by demonstrating commercial acumen in industry roles for example to increase scope of work / identify new revenue streams
- Demonstrates a track record of interest in the workplace and achievement beyond the realms of project work
- Self-starter with ability to work independently with little guidance to lead teams to achieve results
- A first class or 2.1 degree from a leading institution in quantitative/analytical studies such as economics, maths, statistics, engineering or equivalent is a definite plus

Director - Financial Services - Strategy

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG’s Global Strategy Group (GSG) is looking at hiring an exceptional candidate for the role of Director, to join their Financial Services team. The team is looking to attract professional, talented individuals who have a passion for identifying and creating innovative solutions for clients.

The role of GSG is to work with C-level Executives to identify, structure and solve their most critical strategic issues across the economic and transaction cycles. As part of a fast-paced and dynamic group, our consultants offer strategic advice on financial, business and operating models to corporate, public sector and private equity clients. Our consultants also receive a superior level of training and coaching to enable them to meet the needs of our global client base.
We focus on four key propositions. Growth strategy, Deal strategy, Cost strategy and Enterprise-wide-transformation. The Financial Services team focuses on three specific sectors; banking, insurance and investment management.

We are looking for an experienced consultant to help develop and build our financial services practice in one of our three focus sectors, working alongside other partners and directors to develop and commercialise client relationships and lead engagement delivery across our core propositions.

Our Strategy Group is at the heart of the Firm's growth agenda to increase its penetration of boardrooms. The team works closely with colleagues across the other Strategy sector groups and broader advisory practices within the firm to build market profile, develop relationships and deliver work.

We are seeking an outstanding individual to enhance the existing Director group.

Key roles and responsibilities:
• Director appointments are made on the basis of demonstrated track record of leading large, multi-disciplinary transactions teams and building, sustaining and commercialising relationships with clients. As engagement leaders, Directors are expected to play a key role in the development of all aspects of the practice
• Engagement leadership: leading multiple large, complex engagements in ambiguous and rapidly changing environments
• Business development: building, commercialising and sustaining relationships with senior management teams for the benefit of the Firm. Leading strategy relationships with specific clients and developing propositions, focusing on specific themes and/or clients
• Risk management: managing risks appropriately and ensuring the Firm's risk management frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
• Team development: identifying team development needs and accelerating development by establishing the appropriate plans and frameworks with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
• Personal development: participating in the career and skills development of more junior staff and acting as a role model with colleagues and clients by living the values of the Firm
• Performance management: being responsible for coaching and performance management of a small number of more junior staff in the department

Required Skills and Qualifications:

To succeed in this varied and demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
• Strong academic background and Financial Services industry track record
• Extensive experience of delivering large and complex strategy and transformation engagements, including cross border and multi-disciplinary engagements, preferably with a significant proportion of this experience within either the banking, insurance or asset management sector
• Detailed knowledge of either the banking, insurance or asset management sector, with the ability to talk credibly to senior management at clients on the key issues facing the industry, potential implications and strategic considerations / options
• A thorough knowledge of the financial services operating environment and understanding of the strategies of our clients
• The ability to develop strong client relationships and a proven track record of developing and commercialising new relationships
• A commercial mind set, with the ability to maximise revenue opportunities for strategy and the wider firm
• A high degree of resilience and a willingness to work under extreme pressure in rapidly changing situations
• Strong personal impact, comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders
• Evidence of working successfully with senior management teams at clients
• Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills

Manager Tech Strategy & Effectiveness

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Job Title: Manager - Tech Strategy & Effectiveness

Service Line: Tech Strategy
Job Description:
The Team:
KPMG’s Technology Strategy 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.
Within Technology Strategy 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 in the Aerospace & Defence sector and are seeking your relevant expertise and experience to join us. This is a sector that not only has an ambitious agenda for growth, and is one of KPMG’s priority sectors, but where our work really does contribute to matters of national importance. You will be joining a diverse group of bright, talented and passionate colleagues who are driven to make a difference.

The Role
We are seeking client-facing Managers to deliver our Connected Technology propositions on Digital and IT engagements, primarily in Aerospace & Defence, and to support KPMG’s growth in this market.
• Developing lasting client relationships, actively building a network and range of experience to help address senior client needs
• Providing compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity

You will work with KPMG colleagues, clients and with C Level client resources to:
• Bring a technology perspective to a broad range of client issues, demonstrating how technology can be used to address problems and realise opportunities
• Manage the development and delivery of 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 Connected Technology capabilities 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 work within the Tech Strategy capability group and with the wider KPMG firm to:
• Identify emerging trends in the Aerospace & Defence market and develop products and services that KPMG can leverage within our client base
• Support the growth of our Tech Strategy capability through developing and supporting our people
• Contribute to innovative thought leadership on technology topics including digital transformation, technology strategy, digital operating models and delivering more effective and efficient technology services
• Champion how Tech Strategy can help our clients deliver more effectively and achieve their digital and technology ambitions
You will work as part of an engagement team in a leading capacity to deliver high quality products and outcomes to our clients and identify further opportunities to support them for the wider KPMG firm.

The Person
• Open-minded: 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.
• Learns quickly, especially around the application of new technology
• A strategic thinker, able to see the bigger picture and join the dots in a complex landscape
• Is insightful in delivery; able to analyse areas of opportunity to identify a solution

Essential
• Knowledge and experience of Defence: understanding the context of how Defence works, how Defence outputs are delivered and how capability is generated
• Digital experience in at least 2 of the below:
- Developing technology strategies in complex environments, with a focus on leveraging digital and emerging technologies
- IT operating model design and implementation
- IT cost optimisation and efficiency
- Digital transformation at scale, such as Business Models, Culture change, User Experience and Business practices
- Agile delivery methodologies, particularly at scale in large organisations
• Tenacious, passionate and thorough in approach and style; able to adjust communication styles from C level to junior level
• Self-sufficient, with leadership experience managing teams and delivering technology programmes / projects

Desirable
• Consulting experience with large organisations
• A passion for emerging technology and driving business value around Digital technology areas such as Platforms, Integration, Data, User Experience
• Experienced in new technology delivery and ways of working (for example Agile, DevOps)

At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That's why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it's great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities - you'll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career.
While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. 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 people who work flexibly.
KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process.
We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference.

Associate Director - Strategy - ESG

Location: Bristol

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


KPMG’s Global Strategy Group (GSG) is looking at hiring a number of exceptional candidates, across grades, to join the ESG Strategy team. The team has high demand from clients for its ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Strategy work is looking to attract talented individuals who have a passion for identifying and creating bespoke ESG solutions to join the existing team.

The Role

The role of GSG is to work with C-level Executives to identify, structure and solve their most critical strategic issues across the economic and transaction cycles. As part of a fast-paced and dynamic group, our consultants offer strategic advice on financial, business and operating models to corporate, public sector and private equity clients.

In this role, you will work within the ESG Strategy team, which forms part of KPMG’s Strategy & Value Creation team in Deal Advisory. The market is undergoing unprecedented change in order to adapt and grow in a fast moving environment where demographic shifts, changing customer needs and expectations, technology advancements, geo-politics and regulatory change are increasing pressure on financial, business and operating models and driving disruption and sector convergence. We are looking for professional, talented individuals with a strong knowledge of ESG and a passion for identifying and creating innovative solutions.

As a team, we are a group of bright individuals who are passionate about having fun both inside and outside of work. It is an exciting time to join the ESG Strategy team as we are growing rapidly due to our unique propositions and the strength of our client relationships. Our market-leading propositions include:

• Sustainable Value Strategy
• ESG Landscape Assessments
• Enterprise-Wide Strategy
• Growth Strategy
• Circular economy strategy
• ESG Reporting advisory

Roles and responsibilities

You must have a passion for ESG and to help clients develop effective, responsible corporate strategies. To be a successful Associate Director in ESG Strategy, applicants will be expected to:

• Have in-depth expertise in ESG and experience in delivering consulting work in ESG Strategy, Circular Economy and/or other related fields
• Build deep client relationships and a trusted adviser by senior executives
• Support the identification, pursuit and conversion of the pipeline of business development opportunities
• Proactively manage on-sell and cross-sell opportunities, including other ESG propositions and Value Creation work
• Finalise the preparation of the client deliverables and identify the critical areas for debate
• Undertake scoping and fee negotiation on standard engagements
• Proactively develop thought leadership
• Lead the design of complex engagements and take responsibility for leading day to day delivery in conjunction with the Managing Director
• Lead complex storyboarding and shape the overall problem solving approach to develop recommendations
• Build and maintain a strong GSG and internal KPMG network
• Understand risk and ensure the Firm’s risk management frameworks are fully adhered to at all times
• Inspire, motivate, coach and develop project team members and appraisees, and give constructive 360 degree feedback
• Identify, design and lead critical and complex practice development initiatives, coordinating other members of the team

The Person

• Experience in the ESG field incorporating Strategy and Consulting work and a solid understanding of the related regulation and market dynamics
• Extensive experience of working for a strategy house, big 4 firm or central strategy / corporate development team of a large company
• Track record of working closely with large corporate clients and/or private equity to deliver high impact recommendations
• Detailed understanding of the value drivers within ESG including how to conduct client-specific materiality assessments
• Considerable experience of leading and managing complex projects
• Experience of managing or supporting high value business development activities with senior stakeholders
• Ability to manage and develop a team of junior staff who support the engagements
• Strong academics with ESG-related academic qualifications preferable
• Extensive consulting experience including sales and business development skills
• Evidence of strong problem-solving and analytical capabilities
• Detailed knowledge of preferably more than one area of ESG Strategy with the ability to talk credibly to C-level clients on the key issues, regulatory changes and strategic considerations facing the industry
• Structured thinking skills combined with creativity
• Ability to review and assess large volumes of technical data and distil the key strategic insights
• Ability to evaluate complex challenges and deliver insightful recommendations that can be practically executed
• Strong numerical capabilities combined with sound commercial acumen
• Excellent English written and oral communication skills



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