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IT Strategy and Transformation Consultant

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Assistant Manager - IT Strategy & Effectiveness

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Manager - Deal Strategy & Value Creation

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Associate Director - Deal Strategy & Value Creation

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Manager – Operations, Supply Chain (Strategy)

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Service Line: Operational Transformation

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IT Strategy and Transformation Consultant

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptionalcolleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the workthey do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse businessrequires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is aplace for you here.

TheTeam

KPMG’s CIO Advisory practice helps clients transform theway that CIOs and their management teams manage and deliver IT services totheir customers. We help our clients to understand and exploit the constantlychanging technology ecosystem to deliver value, agility and efficiency. Incollaboration with other specialists across KPMG, we support our clients throughdigital transformation and enable them to transform their business through technology-enabledchange.

Our CIO Advisory practice is organised into the followingcapability 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 bestfrom their IT services. We are growing our team to meet an ever increasingdemand for our market leading services and are seeking your relevant expertiseand experience to join us.

TheRole
- 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 withC 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 strategiesalongside client teams
- Provide credible advice to clients on how tooperate IT in the most effective manner
- Collaborate across our other CIO Advisorycapabilities (IT Sourcing, Tech Architecture and Service Management) to improveand transform IT services for our clients
- Work with other teams across KPMG to providesupport 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 anddevelop 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 leadershipon technology topics including digital transformation, technology strategy,digital operating models and delivering more effective and efficient technologyservices
- Champion how Tech Strategy &Effectiveness can help our clients deliver more effectively and achieve theirdigital and technology ambitions
You will work as part of an engagement team in a leadingcapacity to deliver high quality products and outcomes to our clients andidentify further opportunities to support them for the wider KPMG firm.

ThePerson

- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listensand addresses concerns
- Builds co-operative relationships and fostersan environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
- Provides on-going feedback, coaching andmentoring that supports individuals’ development needs and career aspirations
- Proactively engages in cross-functionalcommunications 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 atscale in large organisations
- Tenacious, passionate and thorough inapproach and style; able to adjust communication styles from C level to juniorlevel
- Self-sufficient, with leadership experience managingteams and delivering technology programmes / projects
Desirable

- Consulting experience with largeorganisations
- A passion for emerging technology and drivingbusiness value
- Experienced in new technology delivery andways of working (for example Agile, DevOps)
At KPMG, yourlong-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That's whyour aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.Whether it's great training and development, mobility opportunities orcorporate responsibility volunteering activities - you'll gain a wealth ofexperiences on which to build a rewarding career. We're a firm that encouragesyou to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a rolemodel, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients andour communities.

We're at ourbest when you're at your best; that's why we've created 'Our Deal' and 'TheAcademy'. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and theexpectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and inreturn we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each personcan reach their extraordinary potential. Through 'The Academy', you'll have accessto communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skillsand career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, andstudent loan payments to your birthday off, we're making sure that our peoplehave an amazing experience.

While ourclient-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at timesbe based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you toachieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible workingarrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fitaround other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discussyour own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in moredetail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, wecan put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

KPMG are proudto be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract andretain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of theBusiness Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates aretreated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successfulafter the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contactany reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.



Assistant Manager - IT Strategy & Effectiveness

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptionalcolleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the workthey do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse businessrequires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is aplace for you here.

The Team

KPMG’s CIO Advisory practice helps clients transform theway that CIOs and their management teams manage and deliver IT services totheir 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 throughdigital transformation and enable them to transform their business through technology-enabled change.

Our CIO Advisory practice is organised into the followingcapability teams:
- Tech Strategy & Effectiveness
- Tech Architecture
- IT Sourcing
- IT Service Management
Within CIO Advisory we deliver collaborative teamengagements, working together across these capabilities to help our clients getthe best from their IT services. We are growing our team to meet an everincreasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking your relevantexpertise and experience to join us.

The Role

- Building and developing positive constructiverelationships inside and outside KPMG
- Assessing problems from multiple angles toensure all relevant issues are considered when making decisions
- Proactively driving forward new and creativeideas 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 broadrange of client issues, demonstrating how technology can be used to addressproblems and realise opportunities
- Design and deliver IT operating models thatenable clients to get the most from their technology organisation
- Develop digital and technology strategiesalongside client teams
- Provide credible advice to clients on how tooperate IT in the most effective manner
- Collaborate across our other CIO Advisorycapabilities (IT Sourcing, Tech Architecture and Service Management) to improveand transform IT services for our clients
- Work with other teams across KPMG to providesupport to clients as they undergo digital transformation
You will also work with the wider KPMG firm to:

- Identify emerging trends in the market anddevelop products and services that KPMG can leverage within our client base
- Contribute to innovative thought leadershipon technology topics including digital transformation, technology strategy,digital operating models and delivering more effective and efficient technology services
- Support and mentor junior colleagues to helpgrow our Tech Strategy & Effectiveness capability
- You will work as part of an engagement team to deliverhigh quality products and outcomes to our clients and identify furtheropportunities to support them for the wider KPMG firm
The Person

- Takes time to learn about other people andtheir experiences and how to apply this learning
- Shares experiences with others to assistanttheir learning and understanding
- Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness tonew ideas approaches and perspectives
- Actively engages with others in order toaddress their views/concerns
Essential

- Be passionate and curious about technology
- Strong inter personal skills - able to adjustcommunication styles from C level to junior level
- Work well in an ambiguous environment
- Be self-sufficient and willing to lead fromthe front
Desirable

- Experienced in operating model design
- Experienced in Agile delivery methods
- Familiar with technology trends and ways ofworking (for example DevOps)
- Thrive on learning new and emerging concepts
At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That's why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.Whether it's great training and development, mobility opportunities orcorporate responsibility volunteering activities - you'll gain a wealth ofexperiences on which to build a rewarding career. We're a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

We're at our best when you're at your best; that's why we've created 'Our Deal' and 'TheAcademy'. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and inreturn we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each personcan reach their extraordinary potential. Through 'The Academy', you'll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we're making sure that our people have an amazing experience.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you toachieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible workingarrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fitaround other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discussyour own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in moredetail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, wecan put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

Manager - Deal Strategy & Value Creation

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



The Team

KPMG’s Advisory business, one of three major units within KPMG (along with Audit and Tax), generates approximately £1.95bn per year and has 11,000 employees in the UK alone. Deal Advisory represents approximately £400m of revenues for Advisory, and comprises a number of specialist teams including M&A, Restructuring, and Transaction Services.
Deal Advisory has an exciting opportunity to join the Deal Strategy and Value Creation team who are developing a new Integrated Value Delivery (IVD) proposition. This will provide our clients with a holistic, integrated portfolio of implementable value creation opportunities in deal situations, underpinned by advanced data science and industry insights, delivered in a deal-speed timeframe. This team is a cross functional (commercial, operational and digital), agile capability group that will help KPMG generate revenue from broader deal value creation opportunities


We are looking for an experienced deal strategy and value creation practitioner, with a spike in either commercial, operations or digital value creation to play a key role in building out the IVD proposition and delivering high-quality engagements for our Corporate and Private Equity clients.

Role and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities will involve:
- Play a key role in delivering IVD engagements, leading multiple workstreams, from inception to completion, which will involve:
o Hypothesis generation, data request lists, client management, team management, delivery of high-quality output.
o Able to coach junior team on all elements of delivery including storyboarding, deep analytics approaches, and specific expertise in one of the core legs of commercial, operational or digital
o Sustain a reputation for delivery excellence in the marketplace and help grow/ build our brand
- Assist with internal capability build out, which includes; proposition development, recruitment, training, go-to-market strategy development, internal stakeholder management
- Assist with business development activities through development of proposals, pitches and point of view documents, and work with team leadership to win mandates across Corporate and Private Equity clients
- Ability & willingness to travel when necessary

Key Skills


- Possess knowledge of Commercial and Operational Due Diligence and value creation methods, tools etc. and the ability to rapidly identify value creation opportunities for businesses in their market place, thinking innovatively to think beyond traditional ‘CDD and ODD’, and being able to perform analysis to support the hypotheses
- Understanding of the deal lifecycle (pre-deal, deal and post-deal) and the role KPMG can play within it, with proven understanding of project delivery, value identification and deal execution
- Technical and analytical skills with the proven ability to identify areas of potential value across the deal cycle, and develop an approach to assess each area
- Strong slide writing skills that provide impact, present ideas clearly in a convincing manner
- An ability to multi-task effectively and balance time
- Proven management skills, with an ability to coach junior team members to ‘think differently’ and produce high-quality output

Experience and background


- Proven experience in delivering high-quality value creation engagements in either private equity or corporates
- Commercial, Operational Due Diligence and/ or value creation engagements, working with both Private Equity and Corporations, is essential (ideally 5+ years of client-facing experience). Note, FDD experience will be less relevant for this role
- Experience in top-tier or 2nd tier strategy consulting practice would be beneficial
- Proven ability to manage teams of deal strategy and value creation practitioners that are able to successfully manage and complete multiple projects at once
- Development of high-impact proposals or point-of-view packs as part of the business development process
- Proven ability to work with other teams within a business to identify the most suitable combination of skills to deliver high-impact for clients

Associate Director - Deal Strategy & Value Creation

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



The Team

KPMG’s Advisory business, one of three major units within KPMG (along with Audit and Tax), generates approximately £1.95bn per year and has 11,000 employees in the UK alone. Deal Advisory represents approximately £400m of revenues for Advisory, and comprises a number of specialist teams including M&A, Restructuring, and Transaction Services.
Deal Advisory has an exciting opportunity to join the Deal Strategy and Value Creation team who are developing a new Integrated Value Delivery (IVD) proposition. This will provide our clients with a holistic, integrated portfolio of implementable value creation opportunities in deal situations, underpinned by advanced data science and industry insights, delivered in a deal-speed timeframe. This team is a cross functional (commercial, operational and digital), agile capability group that will help KPMG generate revenue from broader deal value creation opportunities


We are looking for an experienced deal strategy and value creation practitioner, with a deep spike in any of commercial, operations or digital value creation to play a key role in building this team by leading both the i) internal capability build-out as well as ii) leading day-today delivery of projects and setting up post-deal opportunities for other areas of the firm (I&S, Consulting) to deliver. All Associate Directors are expected to play an active role in both internal activities and deliver IVD mandates.

Role and Responsibilities

Key responsibilities will involve:
Internal capability build-out (25% of time)
- Key contributor to the development of the IVD proposition, focusing on commercial and / or operational value creation opportunities and building out new propositions (excluding digital)
- Training of junior staff to be able to rapidly identify and structure ‘investment thesis’ ready value creation upsides for target deals (including material development and workshops)
- Play an integral role in recruitment (internal and external) of junior team members (including interviewing, representation at external relevant events etc.)
- Assist with building library of value creation ‘tiles’ specific to UK market, interacting with internal and external experts
- Help IVD build origination pipeline:
o Build internal relationships, through networking, with other KPMG teams to ensure relevant stakeholders are aware of and understand IVD proposition
o Build external marketing suite to re-educate market on KPMG offering; working closely with the team’s leadership to shape go-to-market capability, and help launch the IVD offering in the market
- Assist with thought leadership activity for the team

Client facing Origination and Delivery role (75% of time)
- Manage IVD engagements, operating as a delivery day-to-day lead for end-to-end IVD engagements and act as a key client-facing member of the team
o Be able to articulate sector specific hypotheses to drive value creation potential
o Manage the project from inception to completion, including project risk set-up, hypothesis generation, data request lists, client management, team management, delivery of high-quality output.
o Able to coach junior team on all elements of delivery including storyboarding, deep analytics approaches, and specific expertise in one of the core legs of commercial, operational or digital
o Bringing cutting edge thinking to clients to ensure rapid and insightful value creation delivery; leading innovation in core expertise area
o Sustain a reputation for delivery excellence in the marketplace and help grow/ build our brand
- Manage relationships with clients and investment professionals at Private Equity firms. Interfacing with internal and external stakeholders both at clients and within KPMG
- Assist with business development activities through development of proposals, pitches and point of view documents, and work with team leadership to win mandates across Corporate and Private Equity clients
- Ability & willingness to travel when necessary

Key Skills


- Possess deep knowledge of Commercial and Operational Due Diligence and value creation methods, tools etc. and the ability to identify value creation opportunities for businesses in their market place, thinking innovatively to think beyond traditional ‘CDD and ODD’
- Understanding of the deal lifecycle (pre-deal, deal and post-deal) and the role KPMG can play within it, with proven understanding of project delivery, value identification and deal execution
- Able to set-up ‘post-deal’ implementation storylines/ process to handover to other teams in KPMG
- Technical and analytical skills concerning the deal cycle and ability to identify areas of potential value across the deal cycle
- High-quality presentation skills with impact, competent in presenting ideas clearly, convincingly to influence senior stakeholders and possessing personal presence, with the ability to earn trust and respect
- An ability to multi-task effectively and balance time between project deliver, proposition development, coaching / training, and business development support effectively
- Proven management of teams, developing talent, developing and delivery of training materials
- Experience of delivery of high-quality client deliverables, demonstrating the value identified, and delivered, for clients

Experience and background


- Extensive experience in delivering high-quality value creation engagements in either private equity or corporates
- Commercial, Operational Due Diligence and/ or value creation engagements, with demonstrable experience across the deal lifecycle, working with both Private Equity and Corporations, is essential (ideally 8-10 years of client-facing experience). Note, FDD experience will be less relevant for this role
- Programme management experience and track record of successful delivery of projects. Minimum of 30 delivered engagements in commercial (including strategy), operational or digital value creation ideally across a number of sectors (Consumer, HLS, Industrial, Technology etc.)
- Experience in top-tier or 2nd tier strategy consulting practice would be beneficial
- Proven ability to grow, develop and manage teams of deal strategy and value creation practitioners that are able to successfully manage and complete multiple projects at once
- Experience of developing new client propositions (ideally utilising new technology for origination, analysis/ delivery), developing and delivering of training and development for team members
- Development of high-impact proposals or point-of-view packs as part of the business development process
- Proven ability to work with other teams within a business to identify the most suitable combination of skills to deliver high-impact for clients

Manager – Operations, Supply Chain (Strategy)

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



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 seeking a Manager experienced in Supply Chain Strategy, with a proven track record of delivering technology enabled change to join our Corporates team. We are looking for someone with a strong background of providing transformative operating models by leveraging data-led insights and ensuring effective implementation of cutting-edge technologies – however, it will be advantageous if you also have broader Supply Chain experience.

The key services are: digital supply chain, supply chain analytics and supply chain transformation.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

• Contribute towards practice development by developing and introducing new solutions, as part of a team alongside colleagues and clients, and on complex commercial or transformational engagements
• Be involved in business development activity
• Provide a broad contribution to development of the overall team
• Support the management team

Essential Experience:

• Proven success in integrating planning, procurement, supply chain, product design, manufacturing and distribution management, as well as improving end-to-end effectiveness
• Deep experience in developing supply chain strategies and transformation roadmaps, which include well-supported solutions to complex operational challenges
• Demonstrated history of successfully leading elements of supply chain transformation programmes, including the implementation and deployment of technology to improve performance
• Experience working as a workstream lead on large engagements or as a project manager on smaller scale engagements, from planning stages through to execution
• Experience communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems to a range of audience types
• Experience in rolling out cost restructuring initiatives, and knowledge of complex financial modelling
• Experience of change management in complex multi-business unit / multi-geography environments
• Experience of managing project plans, internal processes and budgets


Desirable Experience:

• Prior consulting experience within supply chain / operations consulting
• Blue Chip, FTSE 100, Fortune 500 company or central Government experience
• Familiarity with Agile principles and project management methodology e.g. Scrum
• Knowledge of the current supply chain technology market

Essential Skills:

• Project management and high quality delivery
• Leadership and relationship building
• Ability to rapidly identify issues and propose solutions, supported by data and analysis
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
• Stakeholder management
• Flexible in adapting to industry trends
• Facilitation and conflict resolution
• Excellent commercial acumen and business context
• Strong collaboration with executives on risk management and new growth opportunities
• Broad consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, data gathering, process mapping and analysis


Desirable Skills:

• Security clearance (BPSS / SC)
• Sales experience
• Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent. Postgraduate or professional qualification (e.g. MBA/CSCP/CIPS/CILT) is advantageous.

Location:

Depending on Client location you will be required to travel and work away from home for periods of time and will need to be willing to demonstrate flexibility.

The role will be based in Canary Wharf, London.





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