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Associate Director - Head of Technology Enabled Procurement

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Manager - Non Life Actuarial

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Assistant Manager - Technical Architect - CIOA

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Head of People Analytics - Senior Manager

Location: Watford

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Service line: People

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



This role is a 9 month fixed term contract opportunity


The Role



The UK Head of People Data & Analytics has specific responsibility for ensuring design, implementation and monitoring of key components of the overall People strategy. The role leads the People Data agenda, ensuring:

• The KPMG UK People Data & Analytics approach develops continuously to meet the firm’s changing needs and that its findings are applied across the firm so that it supports all colleagues in the UK
• Best in class data science practices are utilised to identify, advise and inform the wider People Leadership team – Centres of Excellence and HR Business Partners - on key people issues which impact their specialisms or areas of the firm
• Generate and manage projects that maximise the value produced from workforce analysis and advanced model development
• Workforce data is addressed, repeatable processes are identified and insights are developed to inform future decision making and predictive modelling
• The People function is partnered with other analytical groups throughout the organisation to share data and insights and leverage knowledge.
• The organisation anticipates internal and external forces that may affect future business growth and direction, future-proofing wherever possible.
• KPMG develops and executes an appropriate data communications strategy with the different business functions that shares relevant and dynamic information and insight.

Who is the right candidate?

We are looking for a driven, capable Head of People Data & Analytics who has a real passion for unlocking human capital data to improve engagement, retention and overall performance.

The successful candidate is likely to be someone who has experience of navigating professional services, operating within a matrix structure.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player able to support and contribute to the People Leadership Team beyond their core competence.

Objectives & Key Deliverables


• As designer of the People Data & Analytics strategy the role holder will ensure it meets business requirements, the people strategy and provides a differentiated offering from our competitors
• Ensure the design and delivery of the people data strategy integrates with the other areas of the People function i.e. Reward, Performance, Inclusion & Diversity, Talent and Recruitment.
• Engage with the business and HRLT to facilitate the provision of analytical advice that is relevant and critical to strategic decision-making
• Generating data from multiple sources that is easily consumable and actionable and communicating your findings in clear business language, and across various channels
• Leading a small DI team, providing leadership and clear direction
• Maintain a rolling programme of HR reporting and review, ensuring resources are aligned to develop responses, achieve sign off and manage outward communications
• Support the UK Head of People and the Leadership team in the ongoing development of the wider HR strategy
• Oversight of all People MI and analytics including culture measurement.
• Take the lead on ensuring any key interventions that the organisation should make in response to the People MI data set are delivered and owning the prioritisation of those interventions.

Qualifications and Experience


• Significant progressive experience in an HR Data or Workforce Planning role, ideally with exposure to a professional services or consulting environment
• Proven Analytical expertise in a complex organisation, plus wider knowledge of how technology solutions can be leveraged to support insights and predictive analysis
• A strategic but hands on mind-set and an ability to articulate complicated concepts clearly and with confidence to a diverse senior internal client group.
• Ability to consult with and influence multiple stakeholders on strategic projects often incorporating both design and technology implementation solutions
• Project management experience with ability to work cross-functionally
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent PowerPoint skills – good at presenting information to senior stakeholders in an informative, clear and professional way
• Confidence in working in an ambiguous, constantly changing environment and preparedness to be responsive and flexible
• Strong people management experience
• Strong external/market awareness, networks and understanding of the broader industry trends and challenges

Location


The role will be based in Watford, with travel to our KPMG offices across the UK. International travel may be required occasionally to represent the UK region at Global meetings, or to share best practice.

Associate Director - Head of Technology Enabled Procurement

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Team:

The use of cloud-based technologies continues at pace and we continue to see that most Procurement transformation programmes demand technology support, and every successful Procurement technology programme involves some ground-breaking activity.

At KPMG’s highly successful Management Consulting practice, we’re working with Financial Services clients to help them understand how technology can drive business performance. As such, we’re looking for outstanding procurement technologists to join us, grow with us, and develop our Procurement Technology delivery capability, driving our strategy through large-scale Procurement Cloud Technology transformation. Part of a developing team in Financial Services that will become our ‘go to’ for Procurement Technology, you will play a key role in the growing of our propositions to sell and deliver large programmes. At its core, this is a real opportunity to build our technology delivery team and influence within a fast-growing business area. To join us, therefore, you’ll need to be inquisitive and have a strong, informed point of view. Of course, this will need to be balanced with an unwavering client focus. You’ll have excellent listening skills, and a proven track record of helping Financial Services clients reach their desired outcomes. We’re looking for self-starters, those with gravitas, credibility, and the natural ability to encourage confidence and empower change. On the technical side, you’ll need a thorough understanding of Procurement Technology solutions including but not limited to Coupa, Ivalua, Basware and/or SAP Ariba.

The Person:

We are looking for a Senior Manager with a proven track record of selling, procurement technology projects. In particular we are looking for individuals who have led procurement technology strategy programmes, software selection projects and Source-to-Pay implementations.

We are seeking a talented individual with experience of Procurement Cloud implementation. This is a high-profile role within the team, requiring a balance of business development, practice leadership and client delivery. The role reports into the Director of Powered Procurement.

Essential Experience:

• Understand demand, identify and unlock client opportunities for Powered Procurement in Financial Services by providing the technology expertise to build compelling market propositions
• A deep knowledge of the current procurement technology market
• The ability to build strong relationships at senior levels (c-suite), and a strong existing network
• Experience designing, selecting, supporting and implementing multiple solutions
• The ability to communicate compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
• Strong people management skills, with an ability to coach and develop others

Key Skills:

• Sales and Business Development
• Leadership and relationship building
• A Technology professional with a proven track record of successful delivery of technology solutions in a consulting environment
• Facilitation and conflict resolution
• Persuasive power to communicate with a variety of partners in the organisation
• Excellent People Leadership
• Strong network in Financial Services Procurement
• Drive and resilience
• Presentation skills
• A track record of client delivery, innovation and procurement transformation using Cloud solutions, at large FTSE/blue chip organisations
• Other core consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, process mapping, data gathering and analysis

Location:

UK based. Depending on Client location you will be required to travel and work away from home for periods of time (UK, Europe and internationally), so will need to be willing to demonstrate flexibility.





Manager - Non Life Actuarial

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Role

Responsibilities:

To manage and develop external client relationships though direct business development activity and internal people/resource management. This will be achieved through:

• Leading client engagement teams and in some instances working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Providing a high quality advisory service to our clients
• Building and maintaining strong relationships with both new and existing clients as well as within KPMG
• Reserving for clients in the Lloyd’s / London Market, including for Lloyd’s Statements of Actuarial Opinion and Solvency II Technical Provisions
• Winning new business through marketing and sales activities
• Creation and contribution to high quality thought leadership through written publications, training events, client seminars and conferences
• Contributing to the development of new products and services
• Sharing knowledge and experience and contributing to the development of the team
• Marketing and raising the profile of KPMG
• A willingness to undertake travel will be required on occasion
Current Projects
• Multiple IFRS 17 impact assessments which have also led to IFRS17 implementation projects.
• Statements of Actuarial opinion
• Pricing assurance projects
• Providing assistance to Companies undertaking mergers and acquisitions
• Helping Companies with their capital models and advising on capital planning
• Provision of actuarial expertise to support our Audit colleagues


The Person

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate is expected to be a qualified actuary.


Experience/Knowledge:

• The capability to manage concurrent engagements and play a part in shaping and implementing KPMG's tailored solutions.
• Must be able to produce deliverables to a high standard that are ready for final review, with a complete and comprehensive audit trail.
• Lloyd’s / London Market reserving or pricing experience
• Knowledge of the workings of the Lloyd’s market will be advantageous
• The ability to develop productive relationships that bring in business
• Strong technical and communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to deal with clients and senior personnel from day one
• Flexibility and an enjoyment of working on challenging projects, and interacting with teams from other business groups
• Strong project and people management skills, and an ability to structure task allocations around critical goals
• Strong coaching skills to develop the capabilities of junior team members
• Advanced Excel skills.
• Knowledge of UK regulatory regime for non-life insurers.
• Knowledge of UK reporting methodologies, e.g. UK GAAP, IFRS, PRA Returns.
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and an ability to explain actuarial concepts to non-actuaries.
• A broad knowledge of non-life insurance products
Candidates with any of the following skills would be considered favourably:
• Modelling (eg Igloo, ReMetrica);
• Programming (eg VBA, .NET);
• Must be flexible and enjoy working on a wide range of projects.
• Experience gained within either a consultancy or company environment are both equally advantageous

Assistant Manager - Technical Architect - CIOA

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Role:



• Builds and develops 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

• Deliver business and technology advisory services around cloud platforms

• Develop advisory assets, toolkit's and thought leadership around our advisory services to contribute to market

growth

• Contribute to our wider capability group by participating in and leading people and capability initiatives.

• Deliver high quality advisory services which bring insight to complex technology problems.

• Contribute to disciplined execution of advisory services by adhering to budget and schedule

• Good stakeholder management

• Provide insight across cloud technologies.

• Contribute to business development including Requests for Proposals and new assets

• Build strong client relationships, through high quality delivery and close attention to underlying business problems

• Adhere to internal risk/engagement management processes

• Contribute to the development of a vibrant and profitable Technology Architecture Capability Group.

• Contribute to thought leadership.


• Collaborate with colleagues to maximise and share our knowledge and experience.




Skills, qualifications and experience required



• Subject matter expertise and experience from either industry, product or consulting background.

• Experience in delivering high quality strategy and technology architecture work.

• Good communication skills and client-facing stakeholder management experience

• Industry awareness of key methodologies, approaches and market trends such as the role of open source in cloud

tooling

• Experience in working with cloud architecture and tooling.

• Experience of working with the following: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as Service (SaaS).

• Practical experience in delivering large scale, enterprise wide, complex transformations.

• A natural interest in technology, being passionate about the benefits that technology can bring.

• High energy levels, coupled with a desire to deliver to a high standard in a suitable time frame.

• Self-motivation and ability to inspire and motivate others.

• Experience of providing the following: Technical reviews and assessments, technical road maps, architecture and solution designs, IT sourcing, IT strategy.

• Experience in: Azure, AWS, Coupa, Office365, Force.com, Open PaaS, BlueMix, OpenShift, Cloud Foundry


OPENING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15/06/2020
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 13/07/2020
COMPETITIVE SALARY PLUS NEGOTIABLE BENEFITS AND BONUS



Assistant Manager - Actuarial Non-Life

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role:


We are seeking additional Assistant Managers to continue to support the length and breadth of actuarial based services, in the areas listed above and beyond.

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be able to assist the engagement team on any of our core propositions, namely: reserving; capital; and pricing projects.

•Calculation of reserves, using different assumptions, by applying a variety of actuarial techniques:
• Ability to review reporting outputs.
• Ability to use existing knowledge of reporting and apply to the UK reporting methodologies, e.g. UK GAAP, IFRS, FCA Returns
• Assist in completing due diligence in advance of transactions
•Assisting in the delivery of client engagements, working as part of a project team on client sites
•Providing technical input to a number of projects
•Supporting senior management efforts to cultivate and maintain target client relationships, including assisting with proposals and the development of sales materials
•Drafting reports and presentations.
•Managing projects.
•Working with other KPMG teams and providing technical input
•As well as project delivery responsibilities, the role involves supporting other aspects of the team's work including sales and marketing, research and development of new services, and knowledge management.


Skills, qualifications and experience:

•The successful candidate may be required to manage small teams.
•Nearly qualified Actuary, with significant practical actuarial experience
•Maintain a strong record of progress in the actuarial examinations.
•Significant experience of working in a non-life consultancy along with Audit, Validation and stress testing experience would be helpful.

•Ability to perform basic actuarial calculations such as loss ratios and IBNR
•Experience in reserving a key requirement as well as experience in pricing and capital
•Experience of preparing benchmarks
•Experience of working in a financial services firm
•Experience of working in an emerging market
•Have a strong network base across UK and emerging markets.
•Strong Excel skills.
•Knowledge of UK regulatory regime for non-life insurers.
•Knowledge of UK reporting methodologies, e.g. UK GAAP, IFRS, PRA Returns.
•proficient in SAS
•Knowledge of Solvency II pillars, particularly the quantitative requirements Lloyd’s market experience;
•Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and an ability to explain actuarial concepts to non-actuaries.
•A broad knowledge of non-life insurance products
•Flexible and enjoy working on a wide range of projects.




Multiplepositions available
Opening date 22/06/2020
Closing date 20/07/2020
Competitive salary plus benefits







GI Actuarial Assistant Manager- London

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Role:

We are seeking additional Assistant Managers to continue to support the length and breadth of actuarial based services, in the areas listed above and beyond

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be able to assist the engagement team on any of our core propositions, namely: reserving; capital; and pricing projects.

•Calculation of reserves, using different assumptions, by applying a variety of actuarial techniques:
• Ability to review reporting outputs.
• Ability to use existing knowledge of reporting and apply to the UK reporting methodologies, e.g. UK GAAP, IFRS, FCA Returns
• Assist in completing due diligence in advance of transactions

•Ability to perform basic actuarial calculations such as loss ratios and IBNR
•Assisting in the delivery of client engagements, working as part of a project team on client sites
•Providing technical input to a number of projects
•Supporting senior management efforts to cultivate and maintain target client relationships, including assisting with proposals and the development of sales materials
•Drafting reports and presentations.
•Managing projects.
•Working with other KPMG teams and providing technical input
•The successful candidate may be required to manage small teams.
•As well as project delivery responsibilities, the role involves supporting other aspects of the team's work including sales and marketing, research and development of new services, and knowledge management.
•Maintain a strong record of progress in the actuarial examinations.

Skills, qualifications and experience:

•Nearly qualified Actuary, with significant practical actuarial experience
•Significant experience of working in a non-life consultancy along with Audit, Validation and stress testing experience would be helpful.
•Experience in reserving a key requirement as well as experience in pricing and capital
•Experience of preparing benchmarks
•Experience of working in a financial services firm
•Experience of working in an emerging market
•Have a strong network base across UK and emerging markets.
•Strong Excel skills.
•Knowledge of UK regulatory regime for non-life insurers.
•Knowledge of UK reporting methodologies, e.g. UK GAAP, IFRS, PRA Returns.
•proficient in SAS
•Knowledge of Solvency II pillars, particularly the quantitative requirements Lloyd’s market experience;
•Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and an ability to explain actuarial concepts to non-actuaries.
•A broad knowledge of non-life insurance products
•Flexible and enjoy working on a wide range of projects.


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