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Manager - Technology Architecture - CIOA

Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID137734BR
Job TitleManager - Technology Architecture - CIOA
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineMC Technology
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 IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

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 Description

The Role

- Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
- Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity

You will have three key areas of responsibility

- Manage complex, multi-stakeholder advisory services around cloud platforms.
- Contribute to developing our market growth in cloud advisory.
- Contribute to our wider capability group by developing services and people.

You are required to use your industry experience and subject matter knowledge as follows:

Client Delivery

- Deliver high quality advisory services which bring insight to complex technology problems.
- Lead engagements and manage schedule and cost budgets.
- Good stakeholder management
- Provide insight across cloud technologies.

Market Development:

- Work with colleagues to identify and translate potential demand into new engagements.
- Understand business problems and identify commercial opportunities for us.
- Manage and coordinate internal risk/engagement management processes.

Capability Development

- Contribute to the development of a vibrant and profitable Technology Architecture Capability Group.
- Contribute to the development of market facing propositions and assets.
- Collaborate with colleagues to maximise and share our knowledge and experience.

The Person

- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
- Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
- Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations
- Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information


- Subject matter expertise and experience from either industry, product or consulting background.
- The ability to deliver high quality cloud strategy and technology architecture work.
- Business development and sales capability.
- Good communication skills and the ability to influence at a senior level.
- A detailed understanding of cloud architecture.
- Industry awareness of key methodologies, approaches and market trends.
- Experience of: Public / Private / Hybrid cloud solutions, Cloud Brokerage, Cloud Orchestration, Cloud Infrastructure, SaaS solutions and Cloud Integration.


- Practical experience in delivering large scale, enterprise wide, complex transformations.
- A passion for technology
- High energy levels, coupled with a desire to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe.
- Self-motivation and ability to inspire and motivate others.
- Experience of: Technical reviews and assessments, cloud roadmaps, cloud integration / architecture / solution designs, cloud sourcing, cloud strategy.
- Experience of several of: Docker, Jenkins, Chef, VMware, RightScale, RedHat, Azure, AWS,, BlueMix, OpenShift, Cloud Foundry or equivalents

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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