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Associate Director - People Consulting - IGH (UK Wide)

Date: Nov 2, 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Location
The successful candidate can be based at any KPMG office in the UK.

Roles and Responsibilities
As an Associate Director in our growing IGH practice, you will join our Public Policy and Regulation team supporting the design and delivery of large-scale programmes of work in areas such as, professional standards and regulation, workforce and education. You will be working with clients from a broad spectrum of organisations, including regulators in health, care, education and other sectors, Government departments, agencies, NHS and care sector organisations.

Joining our industry leading IGH practice will expose you to work on a range of high-profile assignments helping organisations, politicians and policy makers address their most challenging issues.

You will benefit from working with and alongside specialists from a number of disciplines and experts from our Global Centres of Excellence. Given our position as one of the leading advisors to the NHS, social care, education providers and local and central government we are frequently approached to support the most complex and high-profile programmes of work. Examples of this include our work with the Care Quality Commission, Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council, Health Education England and NHS Leadership Academy.

The diversity of work, project opportunities, calibre of people you will work with and formal learning opportunities will undoubtedly help accelerate your career –irrespective of whether you stay for two to three years or the rest of your career.

Successful candidates will work collaboratively with KPMG colleagues and clients to:

• Perform a client delivery focused role which typically involves review of policy and regulatory issues, assessment of client need, development of appropriate solutions and communication and engagement with stakeholders and senior team members.
• Develop new and existing client relationships by demonstrating insight and understanding of the challenges facing clients.
• Lead and develop insightful proposals and propositions, which demonstrate KPMG’s market leading position.
• Win and support in the leadership of client engagements.
• Develop networks across KPMG’s IGH team whilst also ensuring knowledge of wider firm services which can be used to add value for our clients on engagements.
• Lead teams day-today to produce compelling presentations, reports and other deliverables that are well drafted and concise, whilst also addressing complex issues.
• Design, plan and facilitate events, workshops and interactive sessions to support our clients.
• Proactively maintain project oversight, including financial and project risk management.
• Proactively manage and provide guidance and people leadership to the wider team.
• Liaise regularly with the firm’s wider healthcare and education teams.

Experience & Background
• You will be a talented and ambitious senior consultant with experience of consulting in health, education, central or local government, regulation or an experienced official from the civil service, wider public sector or other industry sectors with a track record of policy development and project implementation skills.
• You will have the credibility and experience to lead small KPMG and client teams to appraise, plan and deliver complex programmes of work.
• You will have a good understanding of both the health and care and education policy agendas and demonstrate a strong desire to support clients in these areas.
• You will have significant people and performance management experience, including experience coaching or managing junior staff
• You will be proficient in the use of a range of IT applications.
• You will be experienced and comfortable presenting findings and analysis to boards and governing bodies of our clients and preparing papers and reports.
• Ideally, you will have experience of working with senior individuals and a keen interest in areas such as professional standards, professional and system regulation, workforce, education, and public policy.

Skills & Qualifications
The qualification for this role is not prescriptive. You will have considerable relevant experience and will need to demonstrate:

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced working environment including taking initiative in ambiguous and fluid situations
• Experience of leading programmes and large-scale projects

Hold Security Clearance or be able to obtain clearance when you join us

You are likely to meet the skills and experience required for this role if you have consultancy experience or if you have experience of working at a senior level in a regulatory or policy environment or in a Government body or equivalent.


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