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Powered Procurement Technical SME/National Markets Business Lead

Date: Jun 14, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID137327BR
Job TitlePowered Procurement Technical SME/National Markets Business Lead
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LinePowered
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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
The Role

As a Director in Solutions & Digital this role will comprise 50% Technical SME responsibilities and 50% NM Business Lead responsibilities.

Performance KPI’s will be amended to reflect the 50% / 50% split role.


Powered Procurement Technical SME Responsibilities (50%):

As a member of KPMG’s Powered Procurement leadership team, the Technical SME will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safe delivery of Powered Procurement projects across all Performance Groups (Corporates, Financial Services, and National Markets.) They will also work in Partnership with the Powered Procurement Technology Lead (Eniko Fulop) to ensure the new Powered Delivery model is successfully implemented on all projects.
The Powered Procurement Technical SME will be responsible for:

- Working with the Powered Procurement Technical Lead to ensure the safe delivery of KPMG Powered Procurement projects across Performance Group
- Working with the Powered Procurement Technical Lead to develop the forward looking strategic headcount plan for Powered Procurement including resourcing requirements across Consulting, Powered Apps and offshore
- Mandating the use of the Powered Delivery model in all future Powered Procurement projects
- Managing communications and escalations to the Powered Procurement Accountable Partner on major client delivery issues
- Inputting into the Powered Procurement investment case as part of the annual Investment Review Board process
- Working in partnership with the Powered Procurement Technology Lead to define requirements for the offshore model
The Powered Procurement Technical SME will be measured on client satisfaction, risk metrics and the safe delivery of projects (Specific Performance KPI’s to be agreed).

Powered Procurement NM Business Lead responsibilities (50%):

- Developing Powered Procurement demand in the National Market Performance Group, to meet the annual UK revenue targets for Powered Procurement
- Working with the relevant Alliance Directors to develop Powered Procurement demand. To keep the relevant Alliance Directors informed of all activity affecting their alliance partners and collaborating with the Alliance Director on brand, proposition and relationships
- Developing the forward looking strategic and financial business plan for Powered Procurement in National Markets including client targets, pricing strategy, revenue and contribution
- Owning the Powered Procurement pipeline and overseeing pipeline management across National Markets
- Working with the Alliance Directors, own the development of the Powered Procurement market proposition including sales, marketing and BD materials
- The Powered Procurement NM Business Lead role will be measured on NM Sales and Revenue (specific Performance KPI’s to be agreed).

The Person

- A passionate and committed leader with experience of developing and running delivery teams. Able to inspire a group of KPMG professionals and 3rd party partners to deliver for our clients
- A Procurement Technology professional with a proven track record of successful delivery of large scale, complex technology solutions in a consulting environment
- A detailed working knowledge of Source to Pay software including one or more of the following; Coupa, Ivalua, Oracle and SAP Ariba
- A track record of client delivery, innovation and transformation using Cloud solutions, at large FTSE/blue chip organisations
- Knowledge of the external Cloud technology delivery market and the latest trends in the industry
- A track record of working with onshore, offshore and 3rd party teams to source relevant expertise to deliver solutions
- Persuasive power to communicate with a variety of partners in the organisation
- Creative problem solving ability, working in ambiguous situations
- Comfortable with frequent change and high stress environment
- Excellent people leadership
- Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
- Good planning and organisation skills so as to work with a high performance team, handle demanding clients and multitask effectively

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.

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