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Assistant Manager – Workforce Transformation & Employee Experience

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

People Consulting
People Consulting is an integral part of KPMG’s Management Consulting practice. The team draw upon the knowledge of a wide range of in-house experts, as well as collaboration globally with other People Consulting teams, to enable organisational transformation. The team revolutionise the way people are led, managed and developed, to ensure organisations of all shapes and sizes are future-ready.
Client megatrends and challenges which People Consulting is accustomed to dealing with include regulatory changes, disruptive technology, globalisation, changing customer needs, demographics and business impact on the environment.
People Consulting focus upon a number of key areas to support these challenges including: digitally enabled employee engagement; skills and capabilities; agile organisation and workforce; shaping the future of the workforce; people change and leadership capability; value-driving efficient and cost effective HR, powered by tech; predictive insightful people consulting.

The Role
• We are seeking talented individuals with experience in Workforce Transformation to help deliver engagements that design and shape the future workforce and employee experience for our clients, taking a data and evidence led approach
• Our Workforce Transformation team within People Consulting help our clients to navigate complex challenges through identification and adoption of workforce strategy, skills, workforce mix, employee experience, location, change management and more.
• An expanding area for us, and a hot topic for many of our clients, you will have the opportunity to shape our Workforce Transformation offering and develop our capability.
• You will be working closely with FTSE 100 clients across a broad range of industries including Energy, Telecoms, Retail, Life Sciences and Aerospace & Defence.


Key Responsibilities
As an Assistant Manager in our team we will expect you to:
• Work on projects where you will often lead a workstream within in a larger programme, focused supporting our clients with their Workforce Transformation challenges
• Build and manage relationships with clients on a daily basis
• Build your network across KPMG to help promote the services of our team
• Be proactive and enthusiastic in helping us to develop our Workforce Transformation propositions, assets and community
• Be a mentor and/or buddy for more junior or new colleagues to help them develop

The Person

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required
• You will be a flexible, pragmatic and logical thinker who is excited to work in a project-based environment helping to tackle complex challenges.
• You will have technical experience in helping clients deliver value across a number of our key Workforce Transformation and Employee Experience proposition areas, with experience in at least a couple of the following:
o Workforce Strategy & Operating Model design
o Strategic Workforce Planning for future proofing organisations
o Operational Workforce Planning & Resource Management
o Workforce Analytics & Insights
o Employee Experience and Employee Value Proposition design

Nice to have: If you also have any of the below skills and experience, that is a plus, however we wouldn’t expect you to have all of these:
• Experience working on projects, designing and facilitating workshops, producing outputs and managing stakeholders
• Excel/data modelling skills and/or experience with workforce management and analytics tools such as Microsoft WPA, Kronos, Retain, PowerBI, Tableau, Qlickview, Splunk.
• Experience Design & Design Thinking skills including journey mapping, personas, insights gathering and ideation
• Experience with virtual collaboration tools such as Miro and Sli.do


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