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IGH Technology Risk -Assistant Manager Leeds, Manchester or Birmingham

Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team – IGH Consulting

KPMG is acknowledged as a leading advisor and professional services provider to the UK public sector. You will be joining a successful and growing Technology Risk team, who are looking to consolidate year on year growth and deliver a step change in the size and reach of our practice across the Infrastructure, Government, and Healthcare (IGH) market. This is an exciting opportunity for talented individuals who are looking to grow their skills and abilities within a well-regarded and rapidly expanding team.
The work of IGH Technology Risk involves providing consultancy, assurance including IT Internal Audit and advice to clients on their IT systems and processes. Our focus is on IT risk management, IT controls testing, IT independent programme assurance, emerging technologies and the technology and data aspects of regulation. This work is delivered through stand-alone assignments, consulting projects and as part of internal audit engagements. We also work closely alongside other technology specialist teams such as our IT Advisory, Security and Data Analytics teams.
We are keen to recruit talented people who have the energy and drive to succeed in a dynamic and challenging environment and who have a passion for delivering excellent service and building strong relationships in our sectors. The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge.
We are keen to support and develop our people to enable them to be the best they can be.
We believe we are market leaders in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and want to encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.
The Role

As an Assistant Manager within our IGH Technology Risk practice, you will be central to the delivery of both our IT Internal Audit and Advisory work. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience the following areas:
• Delivering specific engagements, undertaking and managing client projects. This includes establishing yourself as a SME in one or more chosen field of expertise, building strong relationships (internal & clients).
• Managing the day-to-day delivery of IT assurance services and reviewing the work of junior team members.
• Delivering draft terms of reference / scoping of IT assurance work.
• Delivering high-quality working papers, and draft reports in-line with KPMG’s risk management standards.
• Building and managing excellent client relationships across a range of clients.
• Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as supporting the team with sales activities such as proposal writing and assisting with client presentations.
• Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, with a focus on close working with our wider non-IT internal audit practice, and wider IT Advisory areas.
• Coaching and developing team members on engagements. Contributing to practice management, e.g. training, knowledge management.
The Person
• Proven experience of successfully delivering IT Internal Audit and Advisory services.
• Understanding of IT risks in each of the sub-sectors we serve across IGH.
• Experience in understanding of core business processes within the Public Sector.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Confident presenter on specific subjects to a group of people (internal staff or clients/potential clients).
• Experience in identifying and assessing complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment.
• Experience in delivering work within tight timescales, to budget and to a high quality.
• Robust knowledge of the Public Sector and IGH, and plans for its future


Qualifications
• Ideally degree level qualified or able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
• You’ll ideally hold relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CISA, ACA, CIMA, ITIL, Prince2).
Additional information:
• 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 to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.
• 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 or corporate responsibility volunteering activities - you'll gain a wealth of experiences 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.


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