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Cyber Security Architecture - Senior Manager

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Assistant Manager - IT Strategy & Effectiveness

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Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - HALO

Location: Manchester

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Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - KPE

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IT Strategy & Effectiveness Manager - Corporates

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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

Cyber Security Architecture - Senior Manager

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Senior 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 and risk management, operational resilience and IT transformation.

The Role

You will be a Senior Manager/Security Architect within the Corporates Cyber team helping both grow our business and also ensure our teams are able to deliver high quality advice to clients.

The world is changing with our clients increasingly looking to new digital channels and innovative service delivery models for growth. This shift brings both opportunity, but also new and developing cyber threats.

You should expect to be involved in a wide range of challenging engagements helping our clients understand how to harness digital opportunities in a safe and secure manner. As a technical cyber security Senior Manager/Security Architect you will be advising clients, amongst others, on how to leverage securely a wide range of digital technologies including cloud, APIs, big data platforms and mobile; on assessing and developing their security architecture covering both infrastructure and applications; on securely taking advantage of Agile, DevSecOps and continuous integration / continuous deployment pipelines.

Our clients are under regulatory scrutiny, but are also continually battling to match a rapidly changing cyber threat landscape while harnessing the opportunities offered by digital services. As a Senior Manager in our team, we expect you to understand the world of our clients, the complexities of modern technologies, 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.

If you are able to help our clients seize the opportunity offered by the digital world, and do so in secure way, then you are the type of person we are looking for.

Responsibilities:
Management and delivery of challenging, complex client engagements to ensure delivery, quality and value to our clients by:
• Understanding their business challenges and the threats they face
• Helping them navigate the increasingly complex cyber security regulatory environment
• Advising on digital and technical aspects of cyber security governance, frameworks and operating models
• Helping them optimise their approach to digital and technical cyber security controls and risk management
• Assisting them in harnessing new digital channels and technologies opportunities
• Using Security Architecture in the definition of their security transformation
• Helping them create innovative security solutions
• Integrating security in Agile and throughout the system development life cycle
• Supporting them in the development of their security architecture and cloud capability
• Linking cyber security to other consultancy offerings on risk management, resilience and IT transformation to provide holistic support to our clients
• Managing and delivering medium-/large-sized engagements
• 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
• Building out and maintaining a professional network
• Upholding KPMG’s values by acting with integrity

The Person

• Track record within security community showing understanding of the business, threat and regulatory issues faced by clients (essential)
• Proven experience of understanding and managing aspects of cyber risk in a digital world, including advice on how to embed security into digital channels (essential)
• Proven experience of delivering one or more of the following areas: security architecture (enterprise architecture, infrastructure or application architecture), cloud security (assessments, privacy and regulatory risks management, security frameworks and controls), DevSecOps, securing digital strategy and transformation (essential)
• Proven experience of delivering security in one or more of the following cloud service provider environments: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Cloud (essential)
• Proven experience in managing the security aspects of technologies such as APIs; big data platforms; mobile platforms; microservices; high-throughput, low-latency data feed platforms; automation and orchestration
• Proven ability to produce thought leadership material and engage as a subject matter expert with senior audiences and security professional communities
• Proven experience of successfully managing complex cyber 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 qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, M. Inst IISP, etc.), or comparable experience
• Recognised architecture qualifications (e.g. SABSA, TOGAF, etc.) (preferable)
• Cloud certifications
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
• Strong networking skills and a broad professional network
• Ability to interact with organisations at senior levels

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






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

Connected Technology Senior Manager (Strategy & transformation) - KPE

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



In Technology Strategy we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.


The Team:

The Technology Strategy team have a breadth and depth of experience covering Technology, 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 p


roject 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.






Job Description:

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.



The Role:

The 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 manage the day to day interaction with our clients and internal teams



You will often have more than one engagement at any one time and need to be able to balance client demands.



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 projects





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 Directors, Partners and third parties to develop go-to-market propositions




Practice Development


- Contribute to practice management and development, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.



- Helping our junior team members to develop through mentoring and monitoring in the role of a Performance Manager.



The Person
:


- 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.



- Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others.



- Seeks to understand others’ motivations.



- Supports others to make brave decisions.



- Motivated degree educated individual, with a professional qualification such as PRINCE2, MSP, APM, ITIL, TOGAF.



- Intuitive, self-starter with extensive experience of working with a large professional services consulting firm to lead teams and client engagements and win new business.



- Experienced in delivering IT Strategy, Process Design, and Technology projects.



- Passionate about talking to clients on current technology issues and market direction.



- Collaborative ways of working with clients and KPMG teams.



- Excellent ability to multi-task, prioritise workloads, and manage junior team members.



- Excellent ability to deliver work within tight timescales, to budget and to a high quality.



- Excellent ability to work on own initiative and be a strong team player.



IT Strategy & Effectiveness Manager - Corporates

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC 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












- 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






- A passion for emerging technology and driving business value








- Experienced in new technology delivery and ways of working (for example Agile, DevOps)








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