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Manager - Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy

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Assistant Manager - ENR Deal Strategy

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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

Assistant Manager - ENR - Strategy

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


KPMG Overview
KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
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 development

The 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.

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

Assistant Manager - Financial Services - Strategy

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG’s Global Strategy Group (GSG) 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 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.

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

In this role, you will work within the Financial Services team. The Financial Services (FS) sector 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 passion for identifying and creating innovative solutions for our FS clients

Roles and responsibilities

To be a successful Senior Associate within GSG, you will be expected to:
• Work as part of a team to address complex market, strategic, operational and organisational issues
• Undertake financial and operational analysis (including modelling) to support the development of strategic insights for our clients
• Conceive and undertake primary and secondary research to help clients assess the impact of these insights on their organisations
• Develop business cases and business plans underpinned by robust financial analysis in support of strategic initiatives
• Lead work-stream analysis on engagements and take responsibility for small teams when required
• Contribute to the delivery and presentation of client deliverables
• Work collaboratively with client staff and management, often working in joint teams in the development of and delivery of recommendations. Present findings to senior client management
• Be involved in business development activity, showing initiative in building relationships with clients during engagements and while at client site
• Contribute to thought leadership and knowledge management to support practice development.

The Person

To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
• Intellectual agility, inquisitiveness and an ability to work independently; be comfortable developing answers and solutions often when the client requirement remains unclear, or changes
• Goal driven - focused on helping the client to understand issues and resolve key questions; ability to drive through to an outcome and to gain stakeholder support in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity
• Strong numerical and analytical skills combined with sound commercial/financial acumen
• Problem solving: A pragmatic and logical approach to analysis and problem solving
• Personal drive to deliver results within tight deadlines
• Strong judgement and decision making capability
• Ability to assess technical information to distil the key strategic insights and convey these succinctly, clearly and confidently orally and in written form
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills – compelling and well structured written English is a critical requirement for the role
• Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different engagement types, work environments and locations

Manager - Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy

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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Assistant Manager - ENR Deal Strategy

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Are you looking for an exciting career in a growing team within KPMG? Do you want to work in a lively and energetic environment where you will have the opportunity to advise on some of the biggest structural shifts the energy market has ever seen, with the decarbonisation agenda at its core. If you’d like to apply your skills to solving problems for clients ranging from small tech start-ups to international energy incumbents across the sector, then consider joining us in our growing Energy & Natural Resources (ENR) Deal Strategy practice. Led by Wafa Jafri and Amy Marshall, our team includes experienced utility professionals, bankers, strategists and engineers, to ensure an exemplary output for our clients.
We are offering a unique opportunity to gain experience of the energy sector in a multi-functional team working across a range of policy, strategic, commercial and transactional mandates. In addition to this, you will be aspire to become an energy sector expert who can support other KPMG functions such as M&A, TS, Restructuring and Valuations, so the ability to be collaborative is key.
The successful candidate will work across multiple engagements and functions at any given time, driving the ENR Deal Advisory practice through high quality deliverables.
We require someone who naturally takes on responsibility and accountability for key deliverables within projects. The ideal candidate will be able to provide direction for our Associates and Analysts whilst at the same time demonstrating the mentality to challenge senior members of the team when appropriate to do so.

Responsibilities:


- Managing and delivering on Energy Deal Strategy engagements.


- Support on the delivery of multiple small to medium size projects or work streams simultaneously.


- Researching market intelligence and sector knowledge.


- Supporting on proposals for new business opportunities in the Energy sector.


- Ownership of analysis and slides for multiple propositions and client engagements.


- Present analysis at client meetings.


- Manage junior members of the team alongside supporting functions.


- Collect and monitor costs on projects as well as conducting risk procedures.


- Attend some client meetings to support senior members of the team with actions and meeting notes.


The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following:


Passion for the Energy sector.
Proactive, inquisitive, energetic and a desire to learn.
Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality work.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Excellent attention to detail with an ability to contribute toward high quality presentations and analysis.
Strong quantitative and Excel skills.





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