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I&S Technology M&A - Senior Manager

Location: London

Service Line: Transaction Services

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KLS Learning Technology Support Expert – LMS / Learning Platform

Location: Watford

Service Line: People Consulting

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Penetration Tester - Senior Manager

Location: London

Service Line: RC Technology

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Penetration Tester - Manager

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Service Line: RC Technology

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IT Strategy and Transformation Consultant

Location: London

Service Line: MC Technology

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I&S Technology M&A - Senior Manager

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time




The Team


The Technology in M&A team at KPMG is a growing and dynamic team.

We deal with all aspects of the technology function, from strategy to reviewing technology spend.

We work with both acquirers and vendors on pre- and post-deal technology issues. Our three key client proposition areas are:

1) Due diligence: Highlighting key risks and opportunities in the target’s technology environment in order to ensure that acquirers are aware of key issues that may impact valuation.

2) Integration: Planning pre and post deal to support the client to integrate the IT function and systems into the Buyer’s organisation whilst enhancing value.

3) Separation: Supporting Vendors to plan and deliver a credible, discrete standalone entity on Day 1 to the Buyer with value preserved and business continuity ensured from an IT perspective including support to define and implement transitional service agreements.

The Role


You will be responsible for leading client delivery and supporting practice development for the Technology in M&A team.
Your responsibilities will include:

Client delivery:

- Prepare, plan and deliver M&A technology programmes and technology due diligence
- Leading and supporting our clients through technology programmes arising from acquisitions, divestitures, carve outs and other transactions
- Delivering and/or reviewing high quality, transaction reports and other M&A documentation including IT due diligence and Transitional Service Agreements
- Drawing on knowledge and experience to provide high quality and deep insights and recommendations to our clients
- Leading client meetings and interviews
- Interfacing with senior internal and external stakeholders both at clients and within KPMG
- Managing relationships with key C level executives at clients

Wider team:

- Supporting and contributing to the growth plans of our Technology in M&A business
- Coaching and mentoring junior members of the team
- Identifying and driving opportunities for wider KPMG as a result of work in transactions
- Owning engagement management including quality and risk management for the project
- When not working on projects, support the development of our propositions, business development and preparation and delivery of proposals to clients

The Person


- Significant experience in a consulting firm or industry of preparing and delivering technology programmes in a M&A environment including:

o IT due diligence (buyside and sell side) – writing and reviewing
o Vendor assist
o Planning and execution of IT integrations and separations across technology, infrastructure, applications and data
o Development of IT organisation design including people, process, governance, service management, technology and contracts
o Design, negotiation and operation of IT related transitional services

o Vendor assist
o Planning and execution of IT integrations and separations across technology, infrastructure, applications and data
o Development of IT organisation design including people, process, governance, service management, technology and contracts
o Design, negotiation and operation of IT related transitional services
- Deep technical expertise in at least one of the following areas:
o IT infrastructure, including networks and data centres
o Cyber security
o IT operating models, including organisation and supplier strategy
o IT costs
o IT strategy
o Cyber security
o IT operating models, including organisation and supplier strategy
o IT costs
o IT strategy
- Understanding of the deal lifecycle and the role of IT within it – starting from due diligence through to concluding transitional service agreements
- Leading and facilitation of client meetings and interviews
- Leading a team which includes both colleagues and client members of staff
- Team management experience, including experience in the formulation of development and growth plans
- Bachelor's degree qualification
- Professional qualification welcome
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills including reporting
- Ability to learn quickly and leverage skills in new situations
- Programme management experience and track record of successful delivery of projects
- Experience of IT outsourcing, supplier management and procurement
- Comfort with ambiguity, fluid consulting situations and a highly pressured environment which characterise transactions
- Ability to travel at a significant level
- Fluency in a European language beneficial
- Respect for client and transaction confidentiality




KLS Learning Technology Support Expert – LMS / Learning Platform

Location: Watford

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: People Consulting

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


KPMG Learning Services (KLS) delivers innovative, bespoke and high quality learning to a number of high profile public and private sector clients.
The role acts as a key contact and advisor in learning technology applications. The successful applicant will take ownership of tech issue troubleshooting, escalating as appropriate through the appropriate support channels and following through to resolution. The individual will explore and understand the various software application functionalities, improve processes and share best practice. Collaborate with other teams and stakeholders in the UK and Global to understand business needs and priorities on learning technology applications.

Roles and responsibilities

• Be the main contact for administrative tasks in relation to learning technology systems / platforms / applications – from user and content management, to additional functional aspects
• Take ownership of all technical queries and liaise with the appropriate contacts to quickly resolve the issue
• Monitor mailbox for queries as required
• Maintain knowledge base across applications
• Develop and keep up to date training plans of how to use the GLMS
• Update and maintain the master application user guides and keep process up to date and create new ones where needed
• Work with other teams on best practices
• Run workshops for the wider team to help refresh knowledge or upskill so everyone within the team is an expert in their own right
• Mentor members of the team on the applications to help build confidence and understanding if they feel challenged
• Understanding and experience of SNOW as ticket management tool and JIRA as a project management toolset.
• Explore new ways in using the technology applications by liaising with other member firms to find their best practices
• Run periodic checks on applications as set out by standard service management procedures
• Take ownership of information that is required on the learning applications and how we gather this information from our clients/end users
• Challenge the business in how the applications are used and suggest new and improved methods and assist on technical projects where required
• Assist with any communications with clients/end users on the applications to help widen the knowledge and provide correct information at the right time
• Agree and maintain roles and responsibilities on the applications to provide a better and more efficient way of helping the business and ensure adherence to JML process and security policies
• Be able to create and edit virtual classroom sessions
• Work with facilitators to build templates as per the course design and ability to recommend the features within the VC platform to the facilitators which can enhance learner engagement and interaction
• MI – provide further insight into this across various applications and continue to understand business needs in this area
• Proactive in spotting trends, identifying improvements and keeping all documentation up to date.
• The successful applicant will be supported to develop further in their career.

Skills and Experience

• Experience with eLearning
• Experience in managing third party suppliers
• Use of learning platforms such as Learning Management Systems and other third party applications for the likes of Evaluations, Diagnostics and Virtual Classrooms
• Proven attention to detail with the ability to work under pressure
• Committed to delivering a first class quality service
• Flexible approach with the ability to multi-task, manage time effectively and handle tight deadlines

Competencies

• Relationship management
• Attention to detail
• Technical understanding
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong problem solving skills
• Good Microsoft office skills

Applying with a disability

KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of The Employers' Forum on Disability we are committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

Penetration Tester - Senior Manager

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Role
You will play a leading role within the Cyber Defence Services (CDS) team, helping drive the development of the business and taking responsibility for the oversight and delivery of some of our most demanding penetration testing and red team engagements. As a Senior Manager you will help raise the profile of the team, play a key part in making sure that we develop new CDS service offerings and help coach and mentor team members.

Responsibilities
Management and delivery of penetration testing services to clients to include the following:
o Scoping
o Financial management
o Engagement and risk management
o Production and review of deliverables.
- Reporting technical issues in business terms
- Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG.
- Developing an understanding of KPMG’s broader offerings to enable identification of business opportunities
- Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal writing and assisting with client presentations.
- Role modelling risk and engagement management practices.
- Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge.
- Continuous development of self and team, including managing client feedback.
- Monitoring quality of service and products to clients and carrying out improvement or development as necessary.
- Performance management of junior staff

The Person
- Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering projects on time and to budget.
- Proven experience working within the industry
- Clear and demonstrable understanding of penetration testing, including CESG accredited schemes such as CBEST, STAR, CPA, CHECK and CTAS. OSCP, CCSAS/CCSAM
- Demonstrable understanding and practical application of information security principles
- Proven experience of producing high quality deliverables working alone and as part of a team.
- Excellent communication skills
- Proven experience of secure coding practices
- Reverse engineering experience desirable

Qualifications and Skills

- Degree level qualified, MSc in Information Security, IT or relevant subject (preferred)
- Web-application penetration testing experience preferred
- Programming skills, .NET
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and project management skills
- Clearances required – eligibility for SC or DV is desirable

Penetration Tester - Manager

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Role
You will play a leading role within the Cyber Defence Services (CDS) team, helping drive the development of the business and taking responsibility for the oversight and delivery of some of our most demanding penetration testing and red team engagements. As a manager you will help raise the profile of the team, play a key part in making sure that we develop new CDS service offerings and help coach and mentor team members.

Responsibilities
Management and delivery of penetration testing services to clients to include the following:
o Scoping
o Financial management
o Engagement and risk management
o Production and review of deliverables.
- Reporting technical issues in business terms
- Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG.
- Developing an understanding of KPMG’s broader offerings to enable identification of business opportunities
- Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal writing and assisting with client presentations.
- Role modelling risk and engagement management practices.
- Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge.
- Continuous development of self and team, including managing client feedback.
- Monitoring quality of service and products to clients and carrying out improvement or development as necessary.
- Performance management of junior staff

The Person
- Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering projects on time and to budget.
- Proven experience working within the industry
- Clear and demonstrable understanding of penetration testing, including CESG accredited schemes such as CBEST, STAR, CPA, CHECK and CTAS. OSCP, CCSAS/CCSAM
- Demonstrable understanding and practical application of information security principles
- Proven experience of producing high quality deliverables working alone and as part of a team.
- Excellent communication skills
- Proven experience of secure coding practices
- Reverse engineering experience desirable

Qualifications and Skills

- Degree level qualified, MSc in Information Security, IT or relevant subject (preferred)
- Web-application penetration testing experience preferred
- Programming skills, .NET
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and project management skills
- Clearances required – eligibility for SC or DV is desirable

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.



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