Share this Job

Cloud Procurement Implementation Project Manager

Date: Dec 10, 2018

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID127040BR
Job TitleCloud Procurement Implementation Project Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationManchester
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LinePowered
Service Line Information

KPMG OverviewJoining 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.

Job Description
In 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. Operations & Customer is at the heart of delivering large scale transformation programmes across all market and industry segments. The primary objective of this role is to support the delivery and fulfilment of our client engagements.

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 and 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.The Team

Our Supply Chain Operations team of approximately 90 consultants are seeking experienced consultants and industry professionals to grow and develop our capability. Our brand and reputation mean that we work on high profile projects, using our experience to create innovative solutions to our clients’ commercial problems.

Within the Private Sector we work with many blue chip companies, including a number of FTSE 100 Clients and many regional based Clients, delivering improvements in their Supply Chain capability and how it aligns to the wider business, which is integral to their overall profitability.

Within the Public Sector we work with clients across Government, Defence, Police, NHS and Higher Education. We help them to meet challenging Government targets to deliver frontline services more effectively.

The Role

We are looking for individuals with a proven track record of delivering procurement technology projects in the context of a broader procurement transformation. These individuals should have experience with one or more of the major providers; Coupa, Ivalua, Ariba, Basware or Oracle Fusion.

Responsibilities:

- Project management, with a proven ability to work as Engagement Manager on sold projects
- Solution development, showing a clear ability as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to enhance existing solutions, and develop new ones, with specific emphasis on Operations Transformation and Best Practice.
- Build and maintain strong client relationships within the sector, leveraging proven industry content and delivery capability.
- Mentor and coach other members of the team.

The Person

Qualifications & Skills:

- Project management and delivery.
- People management
- Leadership and relationship building.
- Sales experience.
- Communication (written and oral).
- Drive and resilience.
- Facilitation and conflict resolution.
- Presentation.
- Commercial acumen.
- Competent in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
- Other core consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, process mapping, data gathering and analysis.

Knowledge/experience:

- Experience of working on multiple, large, complex, transformational technology projects.
- Experience designing, selecting, supporting and implementing multiple solutions.
- Significant procurement experience with a strong understanding of procurement and supply chain processes.
- The ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.
- The ability to communicate compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems.
- A deep knowledge of the current procurement technology market.

Our DealAt KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

We’re at our best when you’re at your best; that’s why we’ve created ‘Our Deal’ and ‘The Academy’. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and in return we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each person can reach their extraordinary potential. Through ‘The Academy’, you’ll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we’re making sure that our people have an amazing experience.

Flexible WorkingWhile our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

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 all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to 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 by viewing our Policy

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


Job Segment: Project Manager, Cloud, Implementation Manager, Procurement, Consulting, Technology, Operations