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Military Leavers' Programme

Date: Jun 2, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID134171BR
Job TitleMilitary Leavers' Programme
CountryUnited Kingdom
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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
KPMG's Military Recruitment Programme offers Service Leavers the opportunity to undertake a six month fully paid contract within the firm. Providing sufficient time to learn the role, develop skills and make a genuine impact on the business. Successful applicants are considered for permanent roles as they become available in the business. A person is hired to fulfil a specific role within a business unit, rather than recruiting a set number of people to complete a work experience programme.

Opportunities may arise in any one of the below business areas:

- Audit
- Tax, Pensions and Legal
- Consulting (Deal Advisory, Risk Consulting and Management Consulting)
- Solutions and Digital
- Central Services

Successful applicants are likely to have some of the criteria listed below:

- A first Degree
- Will be a Top Third service leaver
- Will have demonstrable experience leading projects
- Experience dealing with budgets and finances is highly desirable
- Qualifications including Prince 2, Agile, Lean 6 Sigma, ITIL would be beneficial
- Experience using Microsoft word, including PPT, Excel, MS Project is required

We aim to attract exceptional people from diverse backgrounds who can deliver real results for our clients and drive the firm forward. If you are looking for your first opportunity after leaving the military and this sounds like the right path for you, then please follow the instructions to complete the application.

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

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 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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