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Assistant Manager - People Consulting (Corps - OD)

Date: May 21, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID141537BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager - People Consulting (Corps - OD)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LinePeople Consulting
Service Line InformationIn KPMG's Management Consulting practice, we don't limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. Instead, we deliver both - equally well. Indeed, it's this broad capability that's seen us accelerate to become a 1000-strong team in less than five years. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.

In People and Change we specialise in organisational development, talent management, behavioural change management and optimising the HR function.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, 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.

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.

Job DescriptionPeople Consulting Overview

People Consulting is an integral part of KPMG’s Management Consultancy practice and a growing part of our business. This team helps to transform the performance of organisations by changing the way people are led, managed and developed. We do this by focusing on two key areas – delivering the people agenda on large scale, complex, transformational change programmes and transforming the HR function.

We have 5 key capabilities that work across the sectors:

- Behavioural Change Management
- Human Resources Optimisation
- Organisation Design for Performance
- Talent Management
- Workforce Intelligence

Role Description

We are seeking talented individuals with experience of Organisational Design (OD) to join our growing Corporates team, working closely with clients across Energy, Industrial Manufacturing, Life Sciences and Aerospace & Defence.

Candidates should have experience and proficiency relevant to a number of our OD areas (e.g. practical expertise across some of the following)

1) Demonstrable knowledge and expertise in delivering activities across the OD timeline for example;
- Agreeing design principles
- Developing future state options
- Managing detailed design
- Shaping workshops
- Developing transition/implementation plans
- Completing impact assessments

2) Aware of OD linkages with Operating Model Design and advocate for the need to address both the physical elements of their organisation and the enabling elements.

3) Understanding of emerging themes in the OD field and potential implications to future design

4) Delivering baseline analytics on people data for both efficiencies and effectiveness

5) Awareness of implementation activities within change, talent, comms and leadership

Required Skill and Qualifications

Our candidates should have strong commercial acumen, hunger to learn and develop and be able to thrive in a really fast paced working environment.

- Degree educated or equivalent is preferred
- Proven relationship-building and influencing skills
- Self-starter attitude and ability to work well within ambiguity
- Candidates will require excellent communication skills both in writing and orally, and strong familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office packages.
- Beneficial but not essential: qualifications such as CIPD, Occupational psychology, MBA, Prince2 and coaching.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.


‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG 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 Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.



Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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