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FTC - Transformation Project Manager (12 MONTHS)

Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Background and Purpose

KPMG UK Audit are undertaking a significant transformational change programme to ensure continued high quality focus on our audits, support sustainable business growth and foster sustainable career paths for all our people. As a result, there are multiple exciting opportunities within the Change Management Centre of Excellence (CMC). We require individuals with transformation, project management, process redesign and digital solution experience to be able to take ownership and drive the creation, management and delivery of a range of complex projects.
The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to be part of a small team working to meet high profile programme and project objectives. There is a need to ensure that whilst working as part of a team they are self-motivated and able to add immediate benefit to the project.
The Transformation Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the delivery of one of our key Audit delivery projects , working as part of a small team (c.2 or 3) to design and support process workshops, understanding and challenging the as-is model, and ultimately support the design and delivery of alternative delivery models to meet the needs of the business in line with the objectives of the Audit Strategy.
This role will be part of the wider team under the Audit Chief Transformation Officer, reporting to a Senior Transformation Project Manager.

Responsibilities

• Working closely with the Programme Team to develop projects to ensure that business change opportunities are identified, assessed, planned, monitored and delivered to optimise benefits
• Working with internal business SMEs to provide operational solutions that support transformational improvement.
• Design and document Target Operating Models, including end-to-end process flow diagrams and process documentation
• Documenting target policy, procedures and practices in scope of the project.
• Supporting the design, and lead facilitator in process design workshops
• Analysing data and root cause analysis
• Maintenance of detailed project plans and other project artefacts as required as directed by the Senior Transformation Project Manager
• Supporting the Senior Transformation Project Manager in providing the Audit Leadership Team with regular project updates as well as timely escalation of key risks, issues, dependencies and decisions as appropriate.
• Coordinating business activity relating to UAT in line with the test strategy
• Oversee transition of project deliverables into BAU environment.
• Ensure that the project(s) meets all predefined success criteria and governance requirements.
• Working as part of a team to deliver successful project outcomes

Key Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Experience of having been part of a team in leading end-to-end business transformation projects within large and complex organisations using different project management methodologies (essential)
• Target Operating Model design and implementation
• Optioneering, solution appraisal, solution selection and solution implementation
• Experience of process redesign approaches e.g. Lean
• Experience supporting the delivery of quality improvement initiatives
• Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.
• UAT/Operational Acceptance test planning
• Analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to use available information to generate creative solutions to benefit the business.
• Strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a deadline driven environment
• Highly proficient in MS Project, Visio, Power Point and Excel.
• Experience of working within a systematic project environment such as Prince 2 &/or Lean projects (essential)
• Design and implementation of specialist service centres (onshore or offshore) (desirable)


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