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Risk Function Transformation - Assistant Manager

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

FS Transformation Services is at the heart of delivering large scale, regulatory driven transformation for our Financial Services clients. Our primary function is to drive the delivery and fulfilment of our client engagements, bringing together deep industry experience with strong transformation capability to deliver sustainable solutions that ensure compliance, reduce costs and enhance the customer experience.
In the context of Financial Crime, this means working with our clients to re-architect their operating models and, design and implement processes and systems to achieve effective, efficient and sustainable controls.

Transformational Leadership:
- Project, Programme & Portfolio Management
- Enterprise Modelling
- Agile Project Management Office (PMO)
- Design Integrity
- Assurance
Operational/ Regulatory Driven Transformation Priorities:
- Operational Resilience
- Financial Crime
- Digital Operations
- Customer and Regulatory Remediation
- Structural Transformation
- Cost Optimisation
- Process Excellence
- Risk Transformation

In order to support the growth of our capabilities within the Banking Operations team, we are currently looking to recruit Assistant Managers who can make a significant contribution by combining an understanding of the banking industry with transformation and optimisation capabilities.

Description of the role
— Performing a key role on Risk Function Transformation engagements, leading workstreams through all key stages of a transformation project, from diagnostic to implementation.
— Performing diagnostic gap analysis and assessments by applying industry insights to current Risk functions and frameworks.
— Working with other parts of KPMG, including our Risk, Financial Risk Management and Technology Enablement teams, to design and deliver insightful reports and holistic solutions- Facilitating client workshops to scope and design transformation solutions.
— Facilitating client workshops to scope and design transformational solutions and work through challenges with client stakeholders
— Identifying, managing and mitigating project/programme risks and issues throughout the delivery lifecycle.
— Developing and improving KPMG assets, methodologies and tools to deliver consistent, world class operational excellence capability.
— Leveraging capability experience to help develop our propositions and develop proposals / bids.
— Actively supporting the development of KPMG’s Risk Function Transformation capability and playing an active role in our community.

The Person
— Operating model design and implementation or analytical experience in re-engineering processes and systems
— Transformation Leadership and/or Digital Operations capabilities (as listed above)
— Operations optimisation through technology delivery and enhanced operational ways of working
— Work in or with the Banking industry (Business, Commercial, Investment or Retail)
— Regulatory Driven Transformation engagements

— Working understanding of the Risk Function within Banking, with experience in developing frameworks and operating models.
— Working understanding Risk, Risk Management frameworks and the three lines of defence.
— Working understanding of the role of the regulator (PRA & FCA)
— Experience in Risk Function or Compliance transformation.
— Previous consulting experience, ideally in a Big 4 or other management consulting practice.

Expertise / Technical role requirements
— Understanding of Risk and the corresponding frameworks required in the Banking sector to demonstrate compliance, and a good understanding of the associated regulations either UK or globally.
— Understanding of Risk, primarily the Banking industry, including its business processes and underlying technologies, and the ability to identify and articulate resultant client opportunities and challenges
— Strong understanding of the key drivers shaping the future of the Banking industry, including regulation and new business models, and resultant opportunities for KPMG
— Analytical problem-solving and solution design for user/business needs
— Working in multidisciplinary teams in a co-creation environment with clients and KPMG colleagues
— Strong experience in core consulting methodologies such as Lean or other process mapping capabilities, business case development, operating model design, strategy development and requirements gathering
— Ability to identify and support commercial opportunities and support colleagues in defining solutions in response
— Excellent written and oral presentation skills with an inspirational and collaborate style

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