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Tax Technology Senior Manager

Location: Glasgow

Service Line: Tax Central

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Technology Senior Project Manager - Manager Level postion

Location: London

Service Line: Connected Technology

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Technology Consultant - Assistant Manager

Location: London

Service Line: Connected Technology

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Manager – National Security – Technology

Location: London

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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Technology Project Manager

Location: London

Service Line: Tech - Enterprise Wide Services

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Tax Technology Manager

Location: Glasgow

Service Line: Tax Central

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Tax Technology Senior Manager

Location: Glasgow

Capability: Tax

Service line: Tax Central

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Job Description






The Tax Technology Senior Manager role offers the candidate the opportunity to apply their tax and accounting skills in a unique way, working as part of our rapidly growing Tax Technology & Innovation team. You will be part of a team that will be at the forefront of changing an entire industry, helping our clients adapt and make the most of technological advances to help them better manage their tax obligations.



The Tax Technology Senior Manager will be the link between technology and the tax business. You will work closely with the Partner & Director group across all tax service lines to design technology solutions for our clients and drive business development for our technology.






Role Overview






Together with the tax business, you will design and oversee the delivery of client specific technology solutions based on KPMG’s tax technology capabilities, and shape the technology element of KPMG’s response to proposals for tax services.



Working closely with senior stakeholders in the team and the wider tax business, you will help drive forward KPMG’s tax technology strategy, and be a key part of the development and growth of an exciting new and innovative team.


In this role you will






- Build and maintain excellent internal relationships with the wider global firm and external client relationships with senior staff;




- Work closely with Partners and Directors within the tax business to build awareness of the KPMG’s tax technology internally and externally and generate external client leads;


Together with the tax business, design client specific technology solutions based on KPMG’s tax technology capabilities and shape the technology element of KPMG’s response to proposals for tax services;


Work with tax Partners and Directors to originate technology opportunities by leading client meetings and technology demonstrations;



Lead the business development process for large technology opportunities progressing leads to sales and taking responsibility for contract negotiation and agreement;



Provide technical consulting to external clients and internal project teams, guiding them to an appropriate technical or process solution based on their business requirements, overseeing delivery of the project to agreed scope/budget



Develop delivery models and take new propositions to market



Oversee the implementation of large/high profile technology engagements ensuring high quality delivery in line with engagement profitability targets;



Work with the tax business to identify opportunities to create technology enabled services based on KPMG’s tax technology capabilities;


Build and maintain excellent internal and external client relationships;



Input into ongoing reviews of technology product roadmaps and strategy to ensure internal and external client feedback is reflected;



Performance manage junior staff.



You will have





Strong educational background or high level of relevant equivalent experience


Accounting or tax qualifications or equivalent experience;


Demonstrable interest in/background in technology;


Ability to generate and progress leads to sales for large, global clients and as part of complex multi-disciplinary proposals;


Ability to define team vision and strategy, with a desire to significantly increase market share;


A highly motivated mindset, with the ability to engage and lead a team on a variety of high profile internal and external projects, delivering to agreed deadlines and budgets even under pressure;


Excellent problem-solving skills, remaining resilient and calm in a crisis



Ability to build and execute strong internal and external relationships;


Ability to manage multiple stakeholders across multiple projects, often with conflicting objectives;



Ability to work autonomously with the confidence to make your own decisions;


Effective judgement – knowing when to consult and doing this in a timely manner;


Excellent organisational, time management, delegation and review skills, with a results driven mentality;


Excellent people and performance / talent management skills;


Excellent written and verbal communication skills;


Advanced user knowledge of Microsoft software and packages, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.



You may have





Experience with ERP systems or tax software;


Understanding of cloud technology delivery and other relevant, leading-edge technologies;



Understanding of UX/UI/design;



Knowledge of agile project methodology.



Technology Senior Project Manager - Manager Level postion

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Technology Senior Project Manager will work as part of a central programme and project management centre of excellence within Technology, working with internal and external clients to deliver end-to-end solutions across our digital platforms. The purpose of the role is to manage the project, client expectations, and support delivery from the other functions of the team. Each of our Senior Project Managers are consummate team players who know when to lead and when to step back and support their team, and are comfortable with both roles. They are problem solvers who enjoy immersing themselves in new challenges.
The role involves working across Technology and the wider KPMG client and internal facing community to drive: delivery excellence; agility in our delivery approach to ensure the business can remain highly responsive to market demand and can bring services to market quickly and safely.
A successful applicant will have 5 years or more experience of project managing workstreams across a full project lifecycle. This also includes experience of integrating into wider programme or organisation governance routines as required. The successful applicant may have qualifications and/or accreditation in recognised project/programme management methodologies or professional bodies.
Industry Knowledge:
• Has credible conversations with clients, demonstrating knowledge of their organisation, industry and sector.
• Builds credibility internally and externally (e.g., referencing publications and data sources in discussions with internal and external stakeholders)
• Challenges and brings alternative perspectives based on insight and knowledge
• Shares experiences and knowledge of clients and sectors and provides training to others

Experience and Background:
• Demonstrable experience of applying methods and ideally holding accreditation within waterfall / agile project management (for example, Prince 2, APM Practitioner or Certified Scrum Master)
• Expert in the use of standard project management tools (e.g. MS Project, JIRA)
• A track record of delivering complex technology projects on time and on budget
• The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, handle quickly changing priorities, and be capable of managing resources to achieve maximum results
• A history of building solid relationships with customers and your teams
• A talent for getting your point across, both verbal and written
• Experience in interfacing with a customer’s C-level executives
• experience in budget management
• Skills:
o Systems development lifecycle for waterfall and agile type projects.
o Project management, client relationship management, stakeholder engagement.
o Business analysis (including requirements definition, process mapping, op model definition), systems integration, systems implementation, testing.
o Knowledge of business / application architectures, solution definition, integration architectures.
o Ability to facilitate collection of requirements
o Excellent workshop facilitation abilities
o Excellent planning and estimating skills
o Excellent Communication skills at all levels.
o Solid problem solving, decision making and analytical capabilities.
o Confident in dealing with complexity or ambiguity and setting direction, bringing stakeholders along on the way.
Key Skills
• Track record of shaping and leading successful delivery of technology, data and business transformation initiatives.
• Experience of managing projects, co-ordinating tasks and activities, managing to deadlines, anticipating challenges, difficulties and pressure points.
• Experience of identifying and mitigating delivery risks, as well as leading the resolution of issues / blockers.
• Experience in managing third party vendors and providers.
• Manage programme / project procurement.
• Understands relevant legislation, governance models and processes.
• Protects against scope creep against the solution design and establishes robust change control processes.
• Cost management, including the establishment of baseline costs and tracking, and contingency planning.
• Delivery excellence; agility in our delivery approach to ensure the business can remain highly responsive to market demand and can bring services to market quickly and safely; a culture to re-enforce technology as a technology enabler for our clients
• To be seen amongst peers as a role model and SME in hybrid - agile/waterfall project management
• Deliver robust and business relevant project reporting – to include Steering committee packs.
• Lead the Technical, Product Owner, Business Analyst and Design Leads throughout a project
• Ability to deliver a project assurance capability
• Has thorough knowledge of Technology wider strategy and how project assurance fits into the strategy
• Ability to coach the organisation and key stakeholders relating to the benefits and advantages of relevant programme / project methodologies, thereby contributing towards the overall organisation's maturity.
• Ability to coach and guide other team members relating to every aspect of the programme and/or project so that the team members can understand their tasks fully and act on them efficiently.
• To develop tools and techniques for disturbing distributing tasks according to the skills of every team member and also to evaluate the performance of all the team members
• To provide clarity around priorities and goals of programme – also quick wins where appropriate
• Ability to identify all internal/external resources required in completing the programme successfully
• To keep an eye on the latest strategies, tools, terminologies used in project management – i.e. a commercial lens - so that you may adopt those to increase productivity
• To develop and execute an efficient internal communication strategy for ensuring communication with all levels of management within the team
• Participate in sales and contribute to winning engagements
• Ensure the project delivery team complies with KPMG standards and frameworks
• Forecasting of resource utilisation, time, costs, and other commitments required
• Resolves conflicts
• Handles difficult conversations with stakeholders
• Effective Risk and Issue Management
• Creates & Communicates Risk Management Strategies


Technology Consultant - Assistant Manager

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Technology Consultant - Senior Manager (Level B)

The Team
KPMG’s Insurance Technology Enablement practice helps Insurance clients transform the way their technology enables their business strategy and long-term strategic goals. We provide advisory and transformation capabilities to enable our clients to pivot their businesses in the advent of new technology and against the backdrop of unparalleled business disruption. The practice capabilities focus on:
• Technology advisory
• IT Strategy
• Enterprise Architecture
• Systems Integration

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.
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
Technology Enablement Consultant (Level D)

Communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
Building constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures
Support relationship development with clients.
Support development of market facing propositions, to drive revenue development for the practice.

You will have three key areas of responsibility:
Contribute to complex, multi-stakeholder advisory services for Insurance technology transformation
Contribute to developing our market growth in insurance technology advisory
Contribute to our wider capability group by developing services and people.

You are required to use your industry experience and subject matter knowledge as follows:Client Delivery
Deliver high quality advisory services which bring insight to complex technology problems.
Delivery high quality transformation services to support client enterprise strategies
Proactively manage risk to client delivery and KPMG risk metrics.
Stakeholder management across business and technology
Provide insight across technology and transformation

Market Development:
Work with colleagues to identify and translate potential demand into new engagements.
Understand business problems and identify commercial opportunities for us.

Capability Development:
Collaborate with colleagues to maximise and share our knowledge and experience.
Be a steward of KPMG values throughout our internal practice and when leading client engagements.


Manager – National Security – Technology

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG Overview

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 17,000 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.

The Team

Defence Consulting Technology
Technology is an integral part of KPMG’s Defence Consulting practice. We help transform the way CIOs, CTOs and their management teams manage and deliver IT services and wider technology solutions 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.
We deliver collaborative team engagements, working together across the wide range of capabilities within our National Security team 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 expertise and experience to join us.

National Security
The National Security sector is one of KPMG’s key priority sectors, designated for high growth over the next three years. In order to deliver our exciting growth plans, KPMG are recruiting experienced, market-focused consultants to join this team.
The team are seeking Managers to deliver technology-enabled change activities on National Security engagements and to support KPMG’s growth in this market.
Due to the nature of the work, it is essential for applicants to hold current 'National Security Vetting’ aligned to a National Security organisation.

The Role

• We are seeking talented individuals with experience of leading large-scale transformation in the National Security market to deliver a number of existing and upcoming opportunities, helping our clients to maximise the value from their current IT and broader technology services and shape their future ones for success.
• You will join an established and highly successful National Security practice, with the opportunity to leverage our leading technology methodologies and continue our growth.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required
You will have proven experience in helping clients to shape and deliver technology-enabled change that delivers value, agility and efficiency, including:
• Experience leading engagements addressing complex technological issues, with demonstrable results.
• Experience across one or more of the disciplines of business analysis, systems thinking, solution architecture, technical architecture, data architecture and data science.
• Experience bringing a technology perspective to a broad range of client issues, demonstrating how technology can be used to address problems and realise opportunities.
• Proven ability to manage the development and delivery of IT operating models that enable clients to get the most from their technology organisation.
• The ability to develop and implement digital and technology strategies alongside client teams.
• A proven record of providing credible consultancy and advice to clients on how to operate technology in the most effective manner.
• Ability to leverage deep sector knowledge and experience to contextualise solutions to National Security clients with short turnaround times.
• The ability to develop strong client relationships with client personnel at all levels, including senior leaders.
• The intellectual strength and flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into workable solutions for delivery.
• The knowledge of a variety of different approaches and techniques and the ability to apply them to understand, frame and solve client problems.

Key Responsibilities
As a Manager in our team, we will expect you to:

• Manage projects, or workstreams within a larger programme, consulting with Partners and Directors where appropriate.
• Plan and shape the delivery of engagements, including work plans, timelines, project management and resource allocations.
• Lead the production and contribute significantly to the presentation of client deliverables.
• Work collaboratively with client staff and management, often in joint teams, in the development and delivery of recommendations.
• Work alongside Senior Managers to supervise and develop less experienced team members.
• Contribute significantly to the development of National Security case studies and proposals where required.
• Build and manage relationships with clients on a daily basis.
• Leverage your overarching expertise and network to generate new client opportunities.
• Drive the development of propositions and assets, bringing a National Security perspective to them.
• Take a lead in sharing knowledge and developing relevant skills within our team.
• Be a Performance Manager for junior team members, helping them to develop and progress their careers.

Technology Project Manager

Location: London

Capability: Technology

Service line: Tech - Enterprise Wide Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


JOB TITLE: Technology Project Manager
GRADE: C Grade/Manager
LOCATION: London/ Manchester

THE TEAM
Enterprise Wide Technology services the broader Firm through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building our Alliances network. We will strive to ensure that our technology assets are fit for purpose, now & in future and will build out and refine the firm’s 3-year Technology Roadmaps and will support delivery of the large Transformation programmes across KPMG. We will own the strategic implementation of Core Infrastructure Products and will focus on modernising our current Infrastructure estate.

Digital Transformation PPM Centre of Excellence
Digital Transformation PPM team will Deliver on the Digital Transformation ambitions for our business and the Wider Firm. A community of practice that shares knowledge and drives excellence through a strong community of Project Managers who are experts in delivery of Technology projects and programmes. The team will act as a Centre of Excellence and will set the benchmark for complying with the standards for delivery – adopting agile methodologies, modern tooling and championing the firm’s governance. We will also be responsible for Portfolio management of our tier 1, 2 and 3 projects. We provide transparency and rigour to the projects we deliver. Our team achieves this by working with our clients to shape ideas into concrete products that fit their strategy. As well as setting standards for the way those products are delivered. The team will work in Partnership with our Strategy & Architecture colleagues to ensure Technical Solution concepts defined translate into requirements and high-quality project deliverables to maximise value for our clients.

THE ROLE
The Technology Project Manager will work as part of a central project management function within Digital Transformation PPM, working with internal and external clients to deliver end-to-end solutions across our digital platforms.

The role involves working across Enterprise Wide Technology, with our Connected Technology Consulting colleagues and the wider KPMG client facing community to drive:
• Delivery excellence; agility in our delivery approach to ensure the business can remain highly responsive to market demand and can bring services to market quickly and safely; a culture to re-enforce Solutions & Digital as a technology enabler for our clients
• Define, manage and deliver technology delivery projects
• Manage and estimate multiple projects from inception to closure
• Manage project deliveries to time, budget and quality
• Manage project risks and issues
• Deliver robust and business relevant project reporting
• Lead the technical and design leads throughout a project
• Consult with clients and assist their project managers in delivery
• Participate in sales and contribute to winning engagements
• Forecasting of resource utilisation, time, costs, and other commitments required.

THE PERSON
• The successful person will be able to take responsibility for the seamless delivery of projects, managing others and influencing key stakeholders
• A track record of delivering technology projects on time and on budget
• Experience of delivering projects that deliver solutions based on the ServiceNow platform is highly beneficial.
• Ability to prioritise work, and address conflict.
• Have an industry recognised project management qualification, ideally Prince 2, APM Practitioner or Certified Scrum Master
• A practical knowledge of ITIL and its application
• Experience of delivering projects that deliver solutions based on the ServiceNow platform is beneficial.
• Educated to degree level in a business or technology related subject or equivalent experience in a business or IT environment;
• A strong problem solver with a pragmatic and tenacious attitude to seek out resolutions
• Strives for continuous process improvement.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, customer interaction, requirements analysis, presentations, and system design.


Tax Technology Manager

Location: Glasgow

Capability: Tax

Service line: Tax Central

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Job Description






The Tax Technology Manager role offers the candidate the opportunity to apply their tax and accounting skills in a unique way, working as part of our rapidly growing Tax Technology & Innovation team. You will be part of a team that will be at the forefront of changing an entire industry, helping our clients adapt and make the most of technological advances to help them better manage their tax obligations.



The Tax Technology Manager will be part of a team that forms the link between technology and the tax business. You will work closely with Senior Solutions Architects and the tax business across all service lines to design technology solutions for our clients and drive business development for our technology.




Role Overview






Together with the tax business, and in support of the Tax Technology Senior Managers, you will help design and be responsible for the delivery of client specific technology solutions based on KPMG’s tax technology capabilities, and help shape the technology element of KPMG’s response to proposals for tax services.



Working closely with senior stakeholders in the team and the wider tax business, you will help drive forward KPMG’s tax technology strategy, and be a key part of the development and growth of an exciting new and innovative team.



In this role you will






- Work with Tax Technology Senior Managers to build awareness of KPMG’s tax technology internally and externally;


Input into the design of client specific technology solutions based on KPMG’s tax technology capabilities and assist in responding to the technology element of KPMG’s response to proposals for tax services;



Manage business development process for large technology opportunities to progress leads to sales , taking responsibility for contract negotiation and agreement;



Lead on client demonstrations of our technology capability, and support the tax business in holding technology discussions with clients;



Manage the implementation of large/high profile technology engagements ensuring high quality delivery in line with engagement profitability targets;



Input into ongoing reviews of technology product roadmaps and strategy to ensure internal and external client feedback is reflected;



Build and maintain excellent internal and external client relationships;



Performance manage junior staff.



You will have





Strong educational background or high level of relevant equivalent experience;


Accounting or tax qualifications or equivalent experience;


Demonstrable interest in/background in technology;


Excellent problem-solving skills, remaining resilient and calm in a crisis;



Ability to build and execute strong internal and external relationships;


Ability to manage multiple stakeholders across multiple projects, often with conflicting objectives;



A highly motivated mindset, with the ability to engage and lead a team on a variety of internal and external projects, delivering to agreed deadlines and budgets even under pressure;


Ability to work autonomously with the confidence to make your own decisions;


Effective judgement – knowing when to consult and doing this in a timely manner;


Excellent organisational, time management, delegation and review skills;


Experience of managing and monitoring talent and performance;


Excellent written and verbal communication skills;


Good user knowledge of Microsoft software and packages, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.



You may have





Experience with ERP systems or tax software;


Understanding of cloud technology delivery and other relevant, leading-edge technologies;



Understanding of UX/UI/design;



Knowledge of agile project methodology.




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