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SECTORS & STRATEGIC ACCOUNTS PORTFOLIO ASSISTANT- 24 FTC

Date: Aug 26, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

KPMGI Group Context and Background

KPMG has developed a collective strategy to deliver on our Growth and Trust ambitions, and become the Clear Choice.

Global Clients & Markets is focused on enabling growth through a sector-led focus, and a proven Go To Market approach; equipping our Global Lead Partners to increase their win rates and improve client experience. Sitting at the center of our matrix organization (between Geographies, Sectors and Functions), the work of Global Clients & Markets is central to achieving our Vision of becoming the Clear Choice.

The GCM team deliver on the firm’s growth and trust ambition by driving execution, consistency and efficiency of sales and Go To Market processes, driving a strong and consistent sales culture, increasing our win rate on global opportunities and delivering a compelling and consistent client experience across the firm. Therefore, enabling Global Lead Partners and their teams with an ability to leverage the right resources, solution, knowledge and processes to ensure KPMG wins by delivering brand defining work at brand defining clients.

This is a UK based role, and some international travel may be required. You will be working in a fast-paced environment and expected to deliver to tight deadlines.

Role Summary

The Sectors and Strategic Accounts Portfolio team work on a number of strategic projects and initiatives that are integral to our ability to deliver on our Trust and Growth agenda. We work closely with Global Sector Heads, Global Lead Partners, and other key contacts across all regions and functions.

Responsibilities include:

Accountability for a number of key activities that support the successful delivery on the projects and initiatives.
Responsibility for communications and reporting on the progress of projects for internal stakeholders such as GCM Leadership, GCM Steering Group and/or the Global Board.
To represent the Sectors and Strategic Accounts Portfolio by participating in calls, meetings and events (e.g. with project stakeholders, global client service teams, global and regional markets groups), and to track discussions/ developments, and documenting and following up actions and deliverables.
To understand the Global Sectors and Account Programs, business planning process and KPMG Way.
To build an understanding of KGS’ off-shore offerings and the benefits of adoption for the Sector and Account teams.
To support the Director in preparing documentation and presentations for international meetings and events.
To undertake other ad hoc tasks as required.

Key Accountabilities

% of Time - Accountability:

50 - Deliver on activities that ensure successful delivery of projects.
25 - Meeting with other GCM teams and stakeholders to drive progress of projects and initiatives.
10 - Regular reporting on the status of projects.
10 - Preparing documents and presentations.
5 - Working on ad-hoc tasks identified by the Director or Senior Managers.

“Everyone a Leader” Competencies

Demonstrates

The nature of this role requires the incumbent to evidence strengths in the following competencies in particula

Drive quality: Delivers high-quality products and exceptional service that provide value and exceed client expectations
Apply a strategic perspective: Uses diverse sets of inputs to develop a broad perspective on business and people issues
Foster innovation: Embraces a culture of innovation and experimentation to create value
Build collaborative relationships: Connects with individuals, teams and organizations to build lasting, collaborative relationships that enable global, firm-wide growth

Technical Skills & Qualifications

Strong project management experience, preferably within KPMG, and evidence of successfully delivered projects.
Experience of the KPMG commercial environment through sales, business development, sector experience would be highly beneficial.
Solid educational background and qualifications. Degree or formal business qualification preferred.

Experience & Knowledge

Experience/Knowledge

Efficient and highly organized, with the ability to calmly and effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects/ tasks and the demands of different stakeholders, and to meet deadlines under pressure.
Strong sense of responsibility and ownership, with the ability to work without direction/minimal guidance and to pursue tasks through to completion with energy, initiative and enthusiasm.
Sharp, proactive, pragmatic and resilient. Demonstrates flexibility and comfortable multitasking and working in a dynamic and varied environment.
Strong analytical skills and a proactive approach to problem solving. Able to undertake and analyze complex issues and challenges, evaluate options and make recommendations with clear supporting rationale.
Track record of delivering and delivery focused; hands on mentality.
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to engage, build networks and relationships across key stakeholders and internal clients. Is a strong team player and works collaboratively to deliver projects and tasks effectively.
Proven communication skills with the ability to present information in a clear and effective manner.
Commercially focused with experience in business development and/or sales / account management and a “customer / client” mindset.


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