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People Led Change and Transformation Senior Manager

Date: Oct 1, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

People Consulting Overview:

People Consulting is an integral part of KPMG’s Management Consultancy practice and a growing part of our business. This team help 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 4 key capabilities:

• HR Transformation
• Learning solutions
• People Led Organisational Transformation
• Workforce Transformation

Across these capabilities we support our clients around: 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.

Role Description:

We are seeking talented Senior Managers with experience in people led large scale Organisation Transformation who bring experience, insight, and energy to drive complex change programmes- ranging from target Operating Model Change, Global Business Services/Shared Services transformations, Digital, Customer, Strategy led change, and cost reduction programmes. This role will sit within our People Led Organisation Transformation capability.

We are specifically looking for individuals who have the end to end breadth of change management, organisation design/redesign, and people transition planning to help our trusted clients realise their business outcomes. Individuals must have experience of end to end programmes - starting with change strategy development, leadership alignment, change planning, organisation design, through to full change implementation (people transition, culture and behaviour change, learning).

We are looking for a leader and influencer in this space who can help grow our people led change practice at KPMG.

This role will be critical to design, deliver and successfully deliver complex people change programmes and support diverse client bases that operate globally, across multiple functions (front, middle and back-office) and sectors.


The successful candidate will be expected to:

• Work closely with FTSE 100 clients primarily across a diverse set of corporate clients, for example FMCG, Telco, Pharma, Life Sciences, Media, and Energy
• Lead complex people led projects and transformation workstreams with a team of consultants, to drive business change, integrating across large multi-disciplinary program teams and providing leadership on the people side of the solution/ implementation.
• Build and shape relationships with clients on a daily basis
• Support in generating new client opportunities by leveraging your deep behavioural change expertise expertise and network
• Take a lead role in continuing to innovate our Behavioural Change Management & People Led Transformation proposition, tools and assets
• Take a lead in knowledge sharing and developing Behavioural Change Management & People Led Transformation skills internally across our team
• Be a career coach for consultants helping them to develop and progress their careers

Required Skills and Qualifications:

You will have proven experience in helping clients to shape and deliver their technology enabled transformation programmes solutions including a range of:

• Change Strategy & plan
• Stakeholder Management – strategic assessments, intervention planning
• Leadership Alignment – with experience of aligning business and technology leaders
• Culture change
• Change impact assessments
• Behavioural Science
• Design thinking
• Delivering change – through engaging adoption campaigns, communications, change networks, learning & development interventions
• Macro and micro organisation design
• Business readiness assessments
• People transition management – employee relations, consultation planning & communications across multiple countries and knowledge transfer.
• Deployment– including sequencing, local team preparation, people and change impact assessments, and localisation
• Measuring change
• Understanding of change management tools
• Have ‘core consulting’ experience in developing proposals, managing teams and project risks, influencing upwards both internally and externally, and leading through complexity and ambiguity.


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