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Assistant Manager - IT Strategy & Effectiveness

Date: Jan 6, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team:

KPMG’s CIO Advisory 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.

Our CIO Advisory practice is organised into the following capability 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 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


- Building and developing positive constructive relationships inside and outside KPMG





- Assessing problems from multiple angles to ensure all relevant issues are considered when making decisions






- Proactively driving forward new and creative ideas 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 broad range of client issues, demonstrating how technology can be used to address problems and realise opportunities





- Design and deliver 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 CIO Advisory capabilities (IT Sourcing, Tech Architecture and Service Management) 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 also work 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





- Contribute to innovative thought leadership on technology topics including digital transformation, technology strategy, digital operating models and delivering more effective and efficient technology services






- Support and mentor junior colleagues to help grow our Tech Strategy & Effectiveness capability





You will work as part of an engagement team to deliver high quality products and outcomes to our clients and identify further opportunities to support them for the wider KPMG firm



The Person


- Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning





- Shares experiences with others to assistant their learning and understanding






- Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives






- Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns






Essential


- Be passionate and curious about technology





- Strong inter personal skills - able to adjust communication styles from C level to junior level






- Work well in an ambiguous environment






- Be self-sufficient and willing to lead from the front






Desirable


- Experienced in operating model design





- Experienced in Agile delivery methods






- Familiar with technology trends and ways of working (for example DevOps)






- Thrive on learning new and emerging concepts






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