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Manager - Operating Strategy and Cost

Location: London

Service Line: Strategy

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Senior Manager - Operating Strategy and Cost

Location: London

Service Line: Strategy

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Associate Director, Strategy, Deal Advisory - TMT

Location: London

Service Line: Deal Advisory Central

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Data Strategy & Governance Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Service Line: MC Technology

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Manager - Mobility - Infrastructure and Government, Strategy Team

Location: London

Service Line: Corporate Finance

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Manager - Operating Strategy and Cost

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Team


The cost & operating model team work as part of the Corporates Strategy team (serving clients across aerospace & defence, health & life sciences, energy & natural resources, consumer products and automotive) helping our clients design, identify and deliver significant changes to their operating model and cost base in line with their strategic objectives. The majority of our work is performing in cross-KPMG teams, bringing together the combination of skills required to address our client’s issues and we frequently work in joint client – KPMG teams.





The Role


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A
ddress complex market, strategic, operational and organisational issues, with a focus on delivering strategic cost and operating model projects


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Plan, design and execute financial and operational analyses to support development of insights and identify potential efficiency / structural change opportunities for clients


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Support design changes to the clients operating model to support delivery of their strategic and cost objectives


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Develop business cases and implementation plans to underpin successful delivery


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Lead workstreams / small projects and take responsibility for all aspects of project and team management


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Participate in the delivery and presentation of client deliverables


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Work collaboratively with senior client staff and management, often working in joint teams in the development of and delivery of recommendations.


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Support business development opportunities, demonstrate ability to build on-going client relationships and an external network of contacts


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Deliver thought leadership and knowledge management to support practice development





The Person


To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:


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Experience in delivering cost and operating model projects either as part of an external consulting team or as an internal team member. Knowledge and experience in deploying zero based approaches to cost management of particular interest


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Intellectual curiosity and an ability to work independently; be comfortable developing answers and solutions often when the client requirement remains unclear, or changes


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Goal driven - focused on helping the client to understand issues and resolve key questions; ability to drive through to an outcome and to gain stakeholder support in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity


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Strong numerical and analytical skills combined with sound commercial acumen


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Experience in managing teams and providing on and off project coaching to team members


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Personal drive to deliver results within tight deadlines


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A positive and collaborative attitude


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Ability to assess technical information, distil the key strategic insights and convey these clearly and confidently both orally and in written form to clients at all levels


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Excellent written and verbal communication skills


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Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different engagement types, working hours and work environments and locations


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Language skills would be a strong bonus





Senior Manager - Operating Strategy and Cost

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

The cost & operating model team work as part of the Corporates Strategy team (serving clients across aerospace & defence, health & life sciences, energy & natural resources, consumer products and automotive) helping our clients design, identify and deliver significant changes to their operating model and cost base in line with their strategic objectives. The majority of our work is performing in cross-KPMG teams, bringing together the combination of skills required to address our client’s issues and we frequently work in joint client – KPMG teams.



The Role

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Lead teams to address complex market, strategic, operational and organisational issues, with a focus on delivering strategic cost and operating model projects

·


Plan and design financial and operational analyses to support development of insights and identify potential efficiency / structural change opportunities for clients

·


Design changes to the clients operating model to support delivery of their strategic and cost objectives

·


Develop business cases and implementation plans to underpin successful delivery

·


Lead projects and take responsibility for all aspects of project and team management

·


Participate in the delivery and presentation of client deliverables

·


Work collaboratively with senior client staff and management, often working in joint teams in the development of and delivery of recommendations.

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Lead on business development opportunities, demonstrate ability to build on-going client relationships and an external network of contacts

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Lead thought leadership and knowledge management to support practice development



The Person

To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

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Experience in leading the delivery of cost and operating model projects most likely as a consultant. Knowledge and experience in deploying zero based approaches to cost management of particular interest

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Intellectual curiosity and an ability to work independently; be comfortable developing answers and solutions often when the client requirement remains unclear, or changes

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Goal driven - focused on helping the client to understand issues and resolve key questions; ability to drive through to an outcome and to gain stakeholder support in circumstances of complexity and ambiguity

·


Strong numerical and analytical skills combined with sound commercial acumen

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Experience in managing and leading teams and providing on and off project coaching to team members

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Knowledge of and experience in business development process, including proposal development

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Personal drive to deliver results within tight deadlines

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A positive and collaborative attitude

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Ability to assess technical information, distil the key strategic insights and convey these clearly and confidently both orally and in written form to senior clients

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Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different engagement types, working hours and work environments and locations

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Language skills would be a strong bonus



Associate Director, Strategy, Deal Advisory - TMT

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Deal Advisory Central

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



KPMG’s Technology, Media, Sport and Telecoms (TMT) Practice are looking for an Associate Director to join the Strategy & Deal Advisory team, in London.

The team advises TMT focused Private Equity funds and Corporates throughout their investment cycle, helping to shape strategic investment decisions and value creation programmes based on Buyouts, Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures, Strategic Partnerships, Digital Innovation, Operational Improvement, and International Expansion.

The team blends together strategic and financial skills to enable and support both organic and inorganic value enhancement initiatives. Key service offerings include Growth strategy, M&A strategy/origination, Commercial due diligence, Financial business planning, Portfolio strategy, 100-Day Planning and Enterprise-wide transformation.

The team works closely with and brings to bear other functional capabilities inside KPMG Deal Advisory and the wider firm, including Transaction Services, Integration & Separation, Data & Analytics, Pricing, Customer Experience and the IOT competence centre.

This role is ideal for a bright, high energy and intellectually curious individual that thrives in fast paced client engagements and wants to develop into a strategist with an investor mindset.

Roles and responsibilities

To be an effective Associate Director within Strategy & Deal Advisory, applicants will be expected to:

•Support the design of complex engagements and take responsibility for leading day to day delivery
•Translate the client brief into manageable work streams
•Lead hypothesis generation, complex storyboarding and shape the overall problem solving approach to develop insights and recommendations
•Coordinate and inspire other members of the team, providing coaching, direction and constructive feedback
•Ensure quality control and consulting best-practices adoption (analytical accuracy, best-in-class data insights, infographics, reports and written/verbal delivery)
•Interact with the senior client team credibly and effectively
•Support client development activity including thought leadership, pitches preparation and proposals writing
•Actively develop own knowledge and expertise in chosen proposition(s) and sub sector(s) of choice Identify, design and lead critical and complex practice development initiatives, coordinating other members of the team
•Build and maintain a strong internal network across the global TMT practice
•Understand risk and ensure the Firm’s risk management frameworks are adhered to

Qualifications and Skills

To succeed in this demanding role an applicant will need to demonstrate the following:

• A first class degree from a leading institution (MBA a strong plus)
• Evidence of strong problem-solving and analytical capabilities
• Detailed knowledge of preferably one or more of the TMT sectors with the ability to talk credibly to C-level clients on the key issues, technological changes, competitive dynamics and strategic considerations facing the industry
• Structured thinking skills combined with creativity (‘both brains’ thinking)
• Ability to review and assess large volumes of technical data and distil the key strategic insights
• Ability to evaluate complex scenarios and produce insightful recommendations that can be practically executed
• Strong numerical capabilities combined with sound commercial acumen
• Excellent English written and oral communication skills
• Other language skills would be a strong bonus

Experience & Background

Applicants will need to display the following:

• Significant experience of working for a strategy house or corporate strategy/development team of a highly acquisitive TMT company
• Detailed understanding of the commercial and financial value drivers within one or more of the TMT sectors
• Considerable experience of managing complex projects in at least one among the technology, media, entertainment, SaaS / business information or telecommunications sectors
• Experience of managing or supporting high value business development activities with senior stakeholders
• Demonstrable ability to build and commercialise relationships with senior executives in corporate or private equity environments

Data Strategy & Governance Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



The Role


At KPMG our FS Data team works to enable our clients from a broad range of top tier banks, to optimise the use of data to achieve their business strategy, and to implement a data driven business.
As a Manager within this team, you will have a proven track record as a Data Management specialist, advising clients on how to effectively manage their data, from ingestion through to insight.

Specifically, you should have strong experience in:
• Data governance practices including change management
• Reviewing and implementing data quality controls and end to end control frameworks
• Data sourcing, profiling, cleansing, & transformation best practice methods, including capturing of lineage & data definitions
• MDM solutions

As this is an FS data consulting role, you will be expected to competently:
• Lead small-medium KPMG and client data management workstreams of 3-10 people where you are expected to oversee the development and use of data systems, processes and controls
• Be a data management SME on large transformation projects, advising our clients on strategy and design
• Be up-to-date of the latest industry regulations and have a keen interest in future technology trends
• Have in-depth sector experience in either Banking, Capital Markets or Insurance and understand key business drivers and key regulations in the industry (e.g. GDPR, IFRS, AML, BCBS 239, FATCA, Dodd Frank, Solvency II)
• Work with key stakeholders to define scope and discover efficient ways to organise, store and analyse data with attention to security and confidentiality
• Develop lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
• Identify profitable opportunities, sell-on at client work, make a significant contribution in supporting a market proposition/capability and wider practice contribution
• Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity
• Be client focused with good presentation, communication and relationship building skills.

To excel in this role, you are able to fully grasp the complexity of data management, its importance in marketplace currently and why it is critical for our current and potential clients.

The Person


We are building up the FS data team, and as we continue to grow, we want to ensure we are fostering an enjoyable and supportive place to work. Therefore we are seeking people with high energy who:
• Coaches and develops junior colleagues
• Supports the growth of the data management practice through internal initiatives and identifying new business opportunities
• Thrives on challenges and issues and enjoys solving problems
• Inspires change and makes an impact within the team and in a client organisation

Desirable
• Prior consulting experience


Manager - Mobility - Infrastructure and Government, Strategy Team

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax, Pensions & Legal, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
As a firm we help our clients navigate their biggest issues and opportunities. We aim to be universally recognised as a great place for great people to do their best work – a firm known for our collaborative and inclusive culture. And we will take pride in driving lasting, positive change in society.
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 Role

KPMG's Infrastructure and Government (I&G) strategy team wants the right candidate for their London-based team. The team needs professional, talented individuals who have a passion for identifying, creating and delivering innovative solutions for public and private sector clients. The I&G Strategic Advisory Services (SAS) team works with government and industry on the biggest, most complex and pressing strategic, policy and programme implementation issues.


We are looking for someone with experience in the mobility sector to focus on this growing area of our work. Depending on the flow of work within the team you may also be required to work in other I&G sectors.


As part of a fast paced and dynamic group, practitioners will have the opportunity to advise on strategic options, business cases and operating models to public sector, agency and corporate clients.


Typically the advice we provide can be categorised as:
– Regulatory and Policy Strategy & Design (including Trend analysis and “Futures” scenario development, Futures Impact Assessments, and Policy development)
– Business & Digital Strategy and Service Design (including. Corporate & Business strategy development, Market analysis, Product capability assessment and development roadmaps)
– Portfolio Investment Strategy & Management (including Project appraisal, Business case development (all levels inc. Green Book), Funding strategies (commercialisation / partnerships (inc. PPP’s))
– Commercial Strategy and Complex Delivery Vehicle Design (including Market development & evaluation, Commercial strategies and scheme design (inc. SPVs), Commercial scheme development (inc. complex bi- and multi-lateral negotiations))
– Innovation Strategy & Delivery (including. Innovation Strategy development
– Proof of Concept, Pilot & MVP development, Scaling strategy and implementation planning); and,
– Operating Model development and Delivery roadmap design

It is an exciting time to join our team as we are growing rapidly and working on some fascinating public issues – including: the rise of autonomous vehicles, growing regional trade, and the future of the probation service. The team blends this with support to the largest infrastructure operators and infrastructure programmes in the UK.

To be an effective Manager within the team, applicants will be expected to:
– Design and run small projects and / or large, complex work streams with limited oversight.
– Generate hypotheses and play a leading role in storyboarding client deliverables
– Liaise effectively with clients whilst working on engagements and act as an ‘ambassador’ for KPMG
– Produce client ready deliverables that exceed expectations and require limited review
– Develop solutions to complex problems and challenge the thinking of more senior colleagues and clients
– Construct detailed financial / business models performing complex scenario and sensitivity analysis
– Support the identification of on-sell / cross-sell opportunities
– Be comfortable handling ambiguity and changing client demands
– Demonstrate deep expertise and an ability to generate insights in the sector with a demonstrated passion for public issues
– Build and maintain a strong internal and external network
– Demonstrate high levels of drive, ambition, and able to lead work at high levels of intensity
– Be comfortable having a visible market presence, attending conferences to represent KPMG, network, identify leads, and further KPMG’s reputation in the industry
– Develop highly relevant and professional thought leadership related to the future of mobility
– Contribute to service line development for Future Mobility services delivered by the SAS team
– Participate in team governance activities
– Contribute to personal development of the team

Most project work is undertaken in engagement specific, multidisciplinary teams drawn from across KPMG. As such, appreciating and managing management responsibilities and reporting lines, which change over time, is critical.

A Manager would be expected to:
– Have responsibility for managing an engagement specific team (of varying size)
– Be an active participant in the SAS team, leading practice development initiatives, coordinating other members of the team
– Inspire, motivate, coach and develop project team members and appraisees, and give constructive upwards feedback– Build client relationships during project delivery, be seen as the ‘go to’ person on-site and maintain contact appropriately when projects end
– Participate in scoping projects and building budgets on standard engagements
– Proactively manage upwards communication with the Partner and Director group
– Take on roles, projects and practice development opportunities for the SAS team or the wider Infrastructure Advisory Group
— Manage workstreams or small engagements on a day-to-day basis
— Maintain engagement documentation including risk management (supported by the relevant teams within the firm) and escalate issues appropriately to Engagement Leaders
— Participate in business development activity for the team alongside client deliverable responsibilities
— Have responsibility for delivering against individually set financial targets, as agreed at the beginning of each relevant period

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

– Experience of working with clients and having a strong understanding of the issues facing the mobility sector
– Ability to lead parts of complex projects or programmes in the relevant sectors
– Ability to display involvement in business development activity e.g. building relationships with clients during engagements or responding to RfP/ITT’s
– Experience of contributing to thought leadership and knowledge management activities

Desirable
— Current UK security clearance to SC or above

Technical requirements
— Excellent English written and oral communication skills
— Strong numerical capabilities combined with sound commercial acumen
— Evidence of strong problem-solving and analytical capabilities

Skills:
— Ability to review and assess large volumes of technical data and distil the key strategic insights
— Ability to evaluate complex challenges and deliver insightful recommendations that can be practically executed
— Able to adapt quickly in changing circumstances, be an active learner and build innovative solutions
— Structured thinking skills combined with creativity

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