Technology, Strategy & Effectiveness - Assistant Manager

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

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Job details

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Experience Level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Type: Full Time

Service Line: Connected Technology

Job description

The Team:

KPMG’s Technology Strategy practice helps clients transform the way that CIOs and their management teams manage and deliver IT services to their 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 through digital transformation and enable them to transform their business through technology-enabled change.
Within Technology Strategy we deliver collaborative team engagements, working together across these capabilities to help our clients get the best from their IT services. We are growing our team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking your relevant expertise and experience to join us.

The Role

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 with C 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 strategies alongside client teams
Provide credible advice to clients on how to operate IT in the most effective manner
Collaborate across our other Connected Technology capabilities to improve and transform IT services for our clients
Work with other teams across KPMG to provide support to clients as they undergo digital transformation

You will work within the Tech Strategy capability group and with the wider KPMG firm to:

Identify emerging trends in the market and develop products and services that KPMG can leverage within our client base
Support the growth of our Tech Strategy capability through developing and supporting our people
Contribute to innovative thought leadership on technology topics including digital transformation, technology strategy, digital operating models and delivering more effective and efficient technology services
Champion how Tech Strategy can help our clients deliver more effectively and achieve their digital and technology ambitions
You will work as part of an engagement team in a leading capacity to deliver high quality products and outcomes to our clients and identify further opportunities to support them for the wider KPMG firm.

The Person

Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals’ development needs and career aspirations
Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.

Essential
Developing technology strategies in complex environments, with a focus on leveraging digital and emerging technologies
IT operating model design and implementation (Target Operating Model)
IT cost optimisation and efficiency
Digital transformation at scale
Agile delivery methodologies, particularly at scale in large organisations
Tenacious, passionate and thorough in approach and style; able to adjust communication styles from C level to junior level
Self-sufficient, with leadership experience managing teams and delivering technology programmes / projects

Desirable
Consulting experience with large organisations - Ideally Financial Services
A passion for emerging technology and driving business value
Experienced in new technology delivery and ways of working (for example Agile, DevOps)

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Why Consulting at KPMG?

Working across a breadth of areas, from Strategy and People Operations through to Financial Transformation, Risk, Forensic and Technology, our aim is to add value right from day one. We do that by immersing ourselves in our clients’ organisations and thinking differently about how we can deliver the best possible outcomes. A career here means stretching your skills and honing your expertise by solving complex problems as part of a collaborative, results-driven and supportive team. Whether we’re helping our clients to reduce their costs, make better decisions, improve efficiencies or deploy the latest technologies, we bring together broad specialisms and talents to deliver robust, connected solutions.

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About KPMG

With offices across the UK, we are part of a global network of firms providing Audit, Tax & Law, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology Services to diverse clients.

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