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Cloud Procurement Solutions Architect

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Service Line: Solutions & Digital

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Cloud Procurement Senior Solutions Architect

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Manager Procurement and Supply Chain (IFM)

Location: London

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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Cloud Procurement Implementation Project Manager

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Service Line: Solutions & Digital

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Powered Procurement Technical SME/National Markets Business Lead

Location: London

Service Line: Powered

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Cloud Procurement Solutions Architect

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: C

Employment type: Either Full Time or Part Time


Powered Enterprise is KPMG’s world-class accelerated Enterprise Business Transformation approach for cloud-based solutions that uses pre-designed back-office leading practices and KPMG’s six layer Target Operating Model. It enables clients to make better, faster decisions, resulting in a quicker implementation and a faster path to Return on Investment. This solution combines the breadth and scale of KPMG’s leading practice, capabilities and insight into a complete solution for an effective back-office.

The Powered Apps teams are communities of technology focussed professionals who work together to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise though a standardised delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients. The teams use their functional knowledge and experience (e.g. Finance, HR, Procurement), coupled with their expertise in the cloud applications (e.g. Oracle, Workday, Coupa) to lead and deliver client programmes, support pre-sales activities and develop improvement and extensions to Powered Enterprise. KPMG are growing their S&D - Powered Apps team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience.

The Team

Our Supply Chain Operations team of approximately 90 consultants are seeking experienced consultants and industry professionals to grow and develop our capability. Our brand and reputation mean that we work on high profile projects, using our experience to create innovative solutions to our clients’ commercial problems.

Within the Private Sector we work with many blue chip companies, including a number of FTSE 100 Clients and many regional based Clients, delivering improvements in their Supply Chain capability and how it aligns to the wider business, which is integral to their overall profitability.

Within the Public Sector we work with clients across Government, Defence, Police, NHS and Higher Education. We help them to meet challenging Government targets to deliver frontline services more effectively.

The Role

We are looking for individuals with a proven track record of delivering procurement technology projects in the context of a broader procurement transformation. These individuals should have experience with one or more of the major providers; Coupa, Ivalua, Ariba, Basware or Oracle Fusion.

Responsibilities:

• Project management, with a proven ability to work as Engagement Manager on sold projects
• Solution development, showing a clear ability as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to enhance existing solutions, and develop new ones, with specific emphasis on Operations Transformation and Best Practice.
• Build and maintain strong client relationships within the sector, leveraging proven industry content and delivery capability.
• Mentor and coach other members of the team.

The Person

Qualifications & Skills:

• Project management and delivery.
• People management
• Leadership and relationship building.
• Sales experience.
• Communication (written and oral).
• Drive and resilience.
• Facilitation and conflict resolution.
• Presentation.
• Commercial acumen.
• Competent in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• Other core consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, process mapping, data gathering and analysis.

Knowledge/Experience:

• Experience of working on multiple, large, complex, transformational technology projects.
• Experience designing, selecting, supporting and implementing multiple solutions.
• Significant procurement experience with a strong understanding of procurement and supply chain processes.
• The ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.
• The ability to communicate compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems.
• A deep knowledge of the current procurement technology market.

Cloud Procurement Senior Solutions Architect

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: B

Employment type: Either Full Time or Part Time


Powered Enterprise is KPMG’s world-class accelerated Enterprise Business Transformation approach for cloud-based solutions that uses pre-designed back-office leading practices and KPMG’s six layer Target Operating Model. It enables clients to make better, faster decisions, resulting in a quicker implementation and a faster path to Return on Investment. This solution combines the breadth and scale of KPMG’s leading practice, capabilities and insight into a complete solution for an effective back-office.

The Powered Apps teams are communities of technology focussed professionals who work together to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise though a standardised delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients. The teams use their functional knowledge and experience (e.g. Finance, HR, Procurement), coupled with their expertise in the cloud applications (e.g. Oracle, Workday, Coupa) to lead and deliver client programmes, support pre-sales activities and develop improvement and extensions to Powered Enterprise. KPMG are growing their S&D - Powered Apps team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience.

The Team

Our Supply Chain Operations team of approximately 90 consultants are seeking experienced consultants and industry professionals to grow and develop our capability. Our brand and reputation mean that we work on high profile projects, using our experience to create innovative solutions to our clients’ commercial problems.

Within the Private Sector we work with many blue chip companies, including a number of FTSE 100 Clients and many regional based Clients, delivering improvements in their Supply Chain capability and how it aligns to the wider business, which is integral to their overall profitability.

Within the Public Sector we work with clients across Government, Defence, Police, NHS and Higher Education. We help them to meet challenging Government targets to deliver frontline services more effectively.

The Role

We are looking for individuals with a proven track record of delivering procurement technology projects in the context of a broader procurement transformation. These individuals should have experience with one or more of the major providers; Coupa, Ivalua, Ariba, Basware or Oracle Fusion.

Responsibilities:

• Project management, with a proven ability to work as Engagement Manager on sold projects
• Solution development, showing a clear ability as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to enhance existing solutions, and develop new ones, with specific emphasis on Operations Transformation and Best Practice.
• Build and maintain strong client relationships within the sector, leveraging proven industry content and delivery capability.
• Mentor and coach other members of the team.

The Person

Qualifications & Skills:

• Project management and delivery.
• People management
• Leadership and relationship building.
• Sales experience.
• Communication (written and oral).
• Drive and resilience.
• Facilitation and conflict resolution.
• Presentation.
• Commercial acumen.
• Competent in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• Other core consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, process mapping, data gathering and analysis.

Knowledge/Experience:

• Experience of working on multiple, large, complex, transformational technology projects.
• Experience designing, selecting, supporting and implementing multiple solutions.
• Significant procurement experience with a strong understanding of procurement and supply chain processes.
• The ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.
• The ability to communicate compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems.
• A deep knowledge of the current procurement technology market.

Manager Procurement and Supply Chain (IFM)

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: C

Employment type: Full Time



Roles and Responsibilities

We are seeking an experienced Procurement professional to join our Corporates Operations Transformation team. Our team helps clients build leading practice capability across plan, source, make, move and sell - focussing on large corporate clients in the FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 businesses.


In the Procurement domain we are recognised as industry leaders by clients and analysts including:


•ALM Vanguard leader in Sourcing and Procurement Consulting
•A Spend Matters 50/50 Provider to Know
•A Leader in Business Consulting Services (IDC)


We are specifically seeking for an individual with skills and experience in Procurement of facilities management and Integrated Facilities Management


What you will be doing, and what our key services are:

The Manager will be responsible for managing teams and/or working as part of a team alongside clients on complex commercial or transformational engagements.


The key services are outlined below:

Integrated Facilities Management


•Providing market insights on the integrated facilities management market and vendors
•Advising clients on the appropriate strategy for complex Facilities Management outsourcing including service and commercial models
•Planning and executing sourcing and vendor evaluation
•Planning and managing vendor transition and service transformation


As well as being capable of managing the delivery of these solutions, Managers are also expected to contribute to practice development by developing and bringing to fruition new solutions, be involved in business development activity, provide a broad contribution to development of the overall team and support the management team.


Procurement Analytics


•Providing analytical services, including spend analysis, maturity assessments, opportunity assessments and Should cost modelling
•Supporting the quantification of potential savings and ongoing benefits tracking and realisation.


Procurement Transformation


•Assessment of a client’s existing procurement capability against leading practice
•Identifying procurement improvement areas across people, process and technology
•Developing Procurement Strategy and business alignment
•Defining new procurement operating models that enhance procurement value creation and return on procurement
•Evaluating insource / outsource for back- and middle-office as well as frontline services - including working in or delivering outsourced contracts
•Designing improvements in Procurement capability including through the introduction of leading practice procurement operating models, organisation redesign, procurement techniques, technology and processes
•Supporting our clients to implement improvements across the end to end Source to pay Process including business partnering, benefits realisation, procurement analytics, category management, sourcing, contract management supplier management and purchase to pay
•Producing and delivering structured training courses to upskill an existing procurement and supply chain team.


Digital Procurement Strategy


•Providing insight on the procurement technology market across Source to Pay, Supply Management, Analytics and Category Management
•Helping clients to develop a digital strategy for Procurement that leverages cloud based source to pay technology, advanced analytics, collaborative category management technology, robotics process automation and AI solutions
•Building a technology roadmap that drives speed to value for our clients
•Supporting the sourcing and evaluation of digital solutions to meet business requirements


Cost and Cash Optimisation


•Procurement analytics - Analysis of and insights from data (incl spend) to drive better decision making
•Identification of savings/value creation opportunities using a range of demand and supply side levers
•Delivering savings/value creation initiatives through strategic sourcing, contract improvement, outsourcing, supplier management, demand management, cash process improvement, contract audits and other approaches
•Tracking value to the client’s P&L and locking in benefits

Qualifications and Skills

Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent. Postgraduate or professional qualification (e.g. MBA/CIPS/CILT) is advantageous.

Experience and Background

Experience of integrated facilities management programmes in large multi-national corporates including vendor selection, commercial development, service transition and transformation. To ensure you are best placed to advise your clients you will have good and working knowledge of the external trends and best practice in the category including the service provider landscape and capabilities.

You will also have experience of:



- Developing Facilities Management sourcing strategies and leading the implementation of medium to large scale programmes.
- Experience of change management in complex multi-business unit / multi-geography environments
- Experience of managing direct reports and / or project team.
- Significant broader procurement experience with a strong understanding of procurement and supply chain processes.

Cloud Procurement Implementation Project Manager

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Solutions & Digital

Experience level: C

Employment type: Either Full Time or Part Time


Powered Enterprise is KPMG’s world-class accelerated Enterprise Business Transformation approach for cloud-based solutions that uses pre-designed back-office leading practices and KPMG’s six layer Target Operating Model. It enables clients to make better, faster decisions, resulting in a quicker implementation and a faster path to Return on Investment. This solution combines the breadth and scale of KPMG’s leading practice, capabilities and insight into a complete solution for an effective back-office.

The Powered Apps teams are communities of technology focussed professionals who work together to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise though a standardised delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients. The teams use their functional knowledge and experience (e.g. Finance, HR, Procurement), coupled with their expertise in the cloud applications (e.g. Oracle, Workday, Coupa) to lead and deliver client programmes, support pre-sales activities and develop improvement and extensions to Powered Enterprise. KPMG are growing their S&D - Powered Apps team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience.

The Role

We are looking for individuals with a proven track record of delivering procurement technology projects in the context of a broader procurement transformation. These individuals should have experience with one or more of the major providers; Coupa, Ivalua, Ariba, Basware or Oracle Fusion.

Responsibilities:

• Project management, with a proven ability to work as Engagement Manager on sold projects
• Solution development, showing a clear ability as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to enhance existing solutions, and develop new ones, with specific emphasis on Operations Transformation and Best Practice.
• Build and maintain strong client relationships within the sector, leveraging proven industry content and delivery capability.
• Mentor and coach other members of the team.

The Person

Qualifications & Skills:

• Project management and delivery.
• People management
• Leadership and relationship building.
• Sales experience.
• Communication (written and oral).
• Drive and resilience.
• Facilitation and conflict resolution.
• Presentation.
• Commercial acumen.
• Competent in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• Other core consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, process mapping, data gathering and analysis.

Knowledge/experience:

• Experience of working on multiple, large, complex, transformational technology projects.
• Experience designing, selecting, supporting and implementing multiple solutions.
• Significant procurement experience with a strong understanding of procurement and supply chain processes.
• The ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.
• The ability to communicate compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems.
• A deep knowledge of the current procurement technology market.

Powered Procurement Technical SME/National Markets Business Lead

Location: London

Capability: Solutions & Digital

Service line: Powered

Experience level: A

Employment type: Either Full Time or Part Time



The Role

As a Director in Solutions & Digital this role will comprise 50% Technical SME responsibilities and 50% NM Business Lead responsibilities.


Performance KPI’s will be amended to reflect the 50% / 50% split role.



Responsibilities



Powered Procurement Technical SME Responsibilities (50%):


As a member of KPMG’s Powered Procurement leadership team, the Technical SME will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safe delivery of Powered Procurement projects across all Performance Groups (Corporates, Financial Services, and National Markets.) They will also work in Partnership with the Powered Procurement Technology Lead (Eniko Fulop) to ensure the new Powered Delivery model is successfully implemented on all projects.
The Powered Procurement Technical SME will be responsible for:


- Working with the Powered Procurement Technical Lead to ensure the safe delivery of KPMG Powered Procurement projects across Performance Group
- Working with the Powered Procurement Technical Lead to develop the forward looking strategic headcount plan for Powered Procurement including resourcing requirements across Consulting, Powered Apps and offshore
- Mandating the use of the Powered Delivery model in all future Powered Procurement projects
- Managing communications and escalations to the Powered Procurement Accountable Partner on major client delivery issues
- Inputting into the Powered Procurement investment case as part of the annual Investment Review Board process
- Working in partnership with the Powered Procurement Technology Lead to define requirements for the offshore model
The Powered Procurement Technical SME will be measured on client satisfaction, risk metrics and the safe delivery of projects (Specific Performance KPI’s to be agreed).



Powered Procurement NM Business Lead responsibilities (50%):

- Developing Powered Procurement demand in the National Market Performance Group, to meet the annual UK revenue targets for Powered Procurement
- Working with the relevant Alliance Directors to develop Powered Procurement demand. To keep the relevant Alliance Directors informed of all activity affecting their alliance partners and collaborating with the Alliance Director on brand, proposition and relationships
- Developing the forward looking strategic and financial business plan for Powered Procurement in National Markets including client targets, pricing strategy, revenue and contribution
- Owning the Powered Procurement pipeline and overseeing pipeline management across National Markets
- Working with the Alliance Directors, own the development of the Powered Procurement market proposition including sales, marketing and BD materials
- The Powered Procurement NM Business Lead role will be measured on NM Sales and Revenue (specific Performance KPI’s to be agreed).

The Person



- A passionate and committed leader with experience of developing and running delivery teams. Able to inspire a group of KPMG professionals and 3rd party partners to deliver for our clients
- A Procurement Technology professional with a proven track record of successful delivery of large scale, complex technology solutions in a consulting environment
- A detailed working knowledge of Source to Pay software including one or more of the following; Coupa, Ivalua, Oracle and SAP Ariba
- A track record of client delivery, innovation and transformation using Cloud solutions, at large FTSE/blue chip organisations
- Knowledge of the external Cloud technology delivery market and the latest trends in the industry
- A track record of working with onshore, offshore and 3rd party teams to source relevant expertise to deliver solutions
- Persuasive power to communicate with a variety of partners in the organisation
- Creative problem solving ability, working in ambiguous situations
- Comfortable with frequent change and high stress environment
- Excellent people leadership
- Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
- Good planning and organisation skills so as to work with a high performance team, handle demanding clients and multitask effectively



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