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Manager - People Consulting (Corps - Culture Change)

Date: Feb 20, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID141134BR
Job TitleManager - People Consulting (Corps - Culture Change)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LinePeople Consulting
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 People and Change we specialise in organisational development, talent management, behavioural change management and optimising the HR function.

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 DescriptionThe team


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 5 key capabilities that work across the sectors:

Behavioural Change Management
Human Resources Optimisation
Organisation Design for Performance
Talent Management
Workforce Intelligence
The role


We are seeking talented individuals with experience in Behavioural Change Management (BCM) to join our growing Corporates team, working closely with clients across Energy, Industrial Manufacturing, Life Sciences and the Aerospace & Defence.

Candidates should have experience and proficiency relevant to a number of our BCM areas (e.g. deep practical expertise across 3 - 5 of the following)

Behavioural Change Management (BCM)

Implementation Planning – strong experience in the management and delivery of BCM projects.
Make it Known – including: business case for change, culture assessment, stakeholder analysis, change risk assessment, comms & engagement strategy,
Make it Real – including: change impact assessment, training needs analysis, change leadership, change approach and plan
Make it Happen – including: business readiness assessment, drive change interventions and organisational alignment, measure change
Make it Stick – including: sustain change, align Talent and HR policies and measure outcomes against vision
BCM in Transformation – Experience of leading the BCM workstream as part of a business or functional transformation is highly desired. BCM in support of technology implementation is also desired.
The successful candidate will be expected to:

Lead the day-to-day delivery of a B2B project, working closely with colleagues from other areas of Management Consulting
Manage a small team of consultants and/or facilitate client teams
Provide specialist OD and/or BCM advice and work closely with the client leads and team members to successfully deliver project outcomes
Manage quality/risk issues and suggest solutions
Contribute to People & Change business development, including working with B2B key account teams to scope opportunities or developing compelling and winning proposals which wow our clients
Contribute to the development of methodologies, tools, thought leadership papers and to the People & Change practice more generally
The person


Candidates should have strong commercial acumen, hunger to learn and develop and be able to thrive in a really fast paced working environment.

Recent delivery and business development experience within a consulting environment or transformational change experience from industry
Experience running culture assessments
Experience delivering culture programmes and working closely with leadership to shape their organisation’s culture change journeys
Knowledge of behaviour change and how to achieve it
Experience in the B2B Sector is preferable
Qualifications such as CIPD, Occupational/Organisational psychology, MBA, Prince2 and Barrett’s CTT would be beneficial but not essential


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.

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