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Manager – Data & Analytics

Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Grade: C
Job Title: Manager – Data & Analytics
Region: London
Service Line: Digital Lighthouse – FS-Consulting

Service Line Information:
In KPMG's Digital Lighthouse Data & Analytics 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. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.
As a Manager, you will be joining a collaborative and energetic team that covers a broad range of data capabilities including data visualisation, data management, data migration, data architecture, data integration and data modelling.

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
You will work across all our capabilities but will specialise and become an SME within Data & Analytics.

We are looking for a proactive individual who is passionate about solving client’s problems with data, is curious and has a thirst to learn as well as being excited to pursue a career in consulting and supporting us in growing our team.

The Team
Our Digital Lighthouse Data & Analytics team is a specific area of focus and growth for KPMG. Structurally, we sit in the Technology practice of our Digital Lighthouse Consulting division and are aligned to the Corporates coverage group.
We provide strategic, organisational and technical advisory work for our clients that allows them to exploit their information and maximise value from data assets.
Given the significant demand in the marketplace we are looking to hire multiple individuals with expertise in at least one of the following areas: Data & Information Management, Information Exploitation or Advanced Analytics.

The Role
The successful candidate will:
• Manage projects and workstreams from strategy to execution within Financial Services focusing on digital transformation with use of latest data and technology in such
• Support senior client stakeholders (CFO, CDO, CIO) to cultivate relationships as a trusted partner, through articulating and realising the value of data and technology
• Identify, scope and develop ideation opportunities with clients (PoCs, MVPs), and support the creation of RFP responses
• Develop client solutions across the creation to consumption of ideation lifecycle (idea generation, problem statement, use cases, technology & data sourcing, management, PoC/MVP build, reporting)
• Manage and monitor engagement financials, profitability metrics and ensure invoices are billed to the client appropriately
• Providing data analytics services using software such as SQL, Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx, Python and R to deliver meaningful insights to our clients and help them to understand the risks and key drivers for their business
• Build data frameworks, accelerators, alliances with big (cloud/data) and small tech (FinTech), and points of view to support sales and solve key client issues
• Leverage their understanding of key technology vendors and trends in the marketplace to deliver engagements
• Develop our people through coaching, mentoring, formal performance management and creating an inclusive working environment
• Use their people management experience to lead combined project teams of client and KPMG data analytics professionals, and develop knowledge in the KPMG team

Skills and experience required
• experience of data & analytics or technology experience in Financial Services or Capital Markets with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment
• Data & Analytics or Technology experience supporting or leading solutions in Retail or Corporate Banking, Insurance, Wealth & Asset Management or Capital Markets
• Demonstrable experience of complex data projects covering the full creation to consumption data lifecycle (data sourcing, management, quality, reporting & analytics)
• An SME in Information Exploitation or Advanced Analytics ideally on cloud infrastructure
• Drafting and analysis of RFPs or Business Cases for data, technology and product offering
• Masters or bachelor’s degree in a technical (STEM) field with working knowledge of topics such as data analytics, data science, information management
• Functional knowledge and point of view around key tools within the Data Management or Analytics market
• Developing and/or delivering an Analytics/Data Management Roadmap
• Designing an appropriate target state for client data functions based on their vision and current state issues
• Analysis of data, identifying insights and providing hypotheses
• Understanding the delivery of data projects through a standard or alternative project lifecycle

The Person
• Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
• Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm
• Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others
• Seeks to understand others motivations
• Supports others to make brave decisions


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