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Programme, Project OR Portfolio Manager - ERP

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID144580BR
Job TitleProgramme, Project OR Portfolio Manager - ERP
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineMC Technology
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 IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

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 Team:

As part of KPMG's IT Advisory practice, our Management Consulting team works with clients on a broad range of business issues, delivering strategic, operational and people related change, enabled by technology.

Our Programme, Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) capability is an area of growth for KPMG. We focus on helping our clients shape, deliver and assure large complex IT transformation initiatives. Our specific client offerings are:-

- Portfolio Management
- Programme Management
- Project Management
- Independent Programme Assurance

As part of this team, you will be working on an exciting range of transformation initiatives for a diverse range of clients.
KPMG are growing their IMG MC TE PPM team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience.

The Role

- Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
- Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity

You will join a great team and take a key role in helping shape, manage and deliver business transformation programmes across a range of prestigious clients. As well as having the opportunity to be part of leading edge Cloud ERP enabled programmes you will also be involved in helping shape and drive the practice strategy and support the development and mentoring of more junior team members. Typical activities you will be involved in will include:

- Helping our clients shape their Cloud enabled business transformation programmes including, helping develop the business case and the the roadmap/approach to to deliver
- Supporting the delivery of these large and complex Cloud ERP enabled business transformation programmes, typically as a member of the programme leadership team.
- Supporting business development activities including contributing to and presenting proposals/ bids for future work
- Undertaking quality reviews of in-flight programmes to ensure delivery on track to time, cost, quality, budget and benefits
- Maintaining an in depth understanding of current Cloud ERP industry trends
- Contributing to service development through sharing of experience and programme and project management tools and techniques
- Actively contributing to the global people agenda including people management and mentoring.

The Person

- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
- Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
- Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations
- Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.

We are looking for you to be a passionate and motivated individual who has strong consulting skills and able to work with senior level executives to deliver large multi-year buisness transformations enabled by Cloud ERP technologies. Typically we are looking for individuals with the following backgrounds:
- Demonstrable ERP programme delivery experience across FTSE 250 firms.
- Experience of a number of full lifecycle ERP deployments (typically 2+)


- Experience of leading projects from design to implementation, or in the case of larger more complex projects experience as a workstream lead accountable for a given area
- Excellent consulting, stakeholder management and communication skills to allow you to guide teams
- Solid understanding of programme & project management techniques / tools and how these can be applied to help deliver success for our clients.
- Project management skills (e.g. planning, reporting, budgeting, risk / issue management, team leadership).
- A thorough understanding of all phases in a standard project delivery methodology.
- Experience of managing teams


- Entrepreneurial spirit - experience of being involved in and leading proposals and bid development.
- Experience of Cloud ERP implementations
- Project management qualification (Prince 2, MSP, PMI, PPM)

Our Deal

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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