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Pensions Investment Senior Manager

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID139528BR
Job TitlePensions Investment Senior Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LinePensions
Service Line InformationThe KPMG Pensions Team are always questioning conventional thinking, helping our clients’ businesses thrive by ensuring their pension schemes are as effective as possible. We have a breadth of roles across our dynamic sectors, each one offering the opportunity to get involved in exciting work and deliver bespoke solutions. You’ll be given the training and development you need to decipher complex concepts and the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities in your chosen sector.

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 DescriptionAt 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 – 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.
KPMG in the UK is part of a strong global network of members firms.
Investment Advisory is part of the wider KPMG Pensions team which employs around 400 people in the UK. We offer full investment consulting services to both trustees and sponsors of pension schemes across both defined benefit and defined contribution markets. Our practice is expanding to provide advice to charities, insurers and high net worth individuals on a range of investment issues. Our Investment Advisory team has grown significantly over the last few years and is a key growth area for KPMG Pensions over the next few years meaning significant investment in new ideas and technology.
Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for individuals with excellent investment consulting skills, backed up with a commercial outlook and internal drive. The role will include:

- Taking a lead role in the provision of investment advice to our larger and more complex clients, including:
- Being responsible for building our relationship with a range of clients
- Managing your client teams, including coaching and development of team members
- Signing off and delivering advice
- Performance managing some members of the team, and providing guidance to them on their client advice and career development
- Undertaking investment research (including developing new ideas, writing research papers, and interviewing managers)
- Working with Partners and Directors on developing new business relationships with prospects including Independent Trustees
- Working in multi-disciplinary teams including tax professionals, chartered accountants, corporate financiers and governance consultants to deliver issues led advice to a range of clients
Qualifications and Skills
- Applicants are expected to (FIA/FFA) or CFA qualified (or equivalent)
Experience and Background
- Strong analytical skills
- Considerable number of years’ previous investment consulting experience
- The ability to take on a high level of responsibility
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to work effectively in a team including delegation
- Willingness to manage clients and build strong relationships
The success of our business depends upon the quality of our people and the investment we make in their career development. We will provide all the support and the opportunities required for you to realise your full potential. We are committed to excellence in the professional services we provide and believe that we will continue to be successful as long as we keep attracting and retaining talented people who feel motivated and enthusiastic.
KPMG provides an attractive salary and bonus package as well as a range of flexible benefits including holiday purchase, gym membership and health protection options.
We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

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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